Rocksbox Jewelry Unboxing & Review – March 2015

rocksbox unboxing

I was very excited to see my new Rocksbox in the mail today, though I must confess that I took a peek on my ‘Rocksbox history’ page a few days back to see what was coming.  🙂   The girls over at Rocksbox have been doing a really great job at picking out pieces for me based on my jewelry preferences.  This time, though I didn’t receive any jewelry items from my “wishlist” (I’m assuming all the items that Rocksbox puts up on their website and instagram are all in pretty high demand), I was very happy to see that they sent me not one, but two items that I had directly requested – a cuff by House of Harlow 1960, and a Gorjana ring!

So let’s get started with the unboxing and review!

My Rocksbox Unboxing

First, Rocksbox starts off with a friendly “Hi!”, and a little reminder about the monthly $10 credit that can be used if you decide to purchase any jewelry items from your boxes that month.

rocksbox invoice

Inside was a little note from my Rocksbox stylist and a description of the box contents (plus the Rocksbox Insider prices, which are 20%+ off regular prices).

Let’s continue with the unwrapping!  (I’m loving their newest packaging by the way – tissue paper and all).

rocksbox jewelry box

rocksbox jewelry laid out

My Rocksbox Review

After taking the jewelry out of their little pouches, I was pretty happy with the overall collection.  Everything fell under the style of jewelry that I like – layered necklaces, delicate rings, and modern cuffs – and could be worn together.  Here are all the items that were included, followed by my review of each piece:

  • House of Harlow 1960 Aztec Bangle – Regular Price: $48,  Insiders’ Price $38
  • Gorjana Aida Cuff Ring – Regular price: $38,  Insiders’ Price: $30
  • Vanessa Mooney Layered Nuggets and Cylinder Necklace – Regular price: $98, Insiders’ Price: $78 (I wasn’t able to find this particular necklace on Vanessa Mooney’s site, but they have similar ones available here)
house of harlow aztec bangle

House of Harlow 1960 Aztec Bangle

I liked the style of the House of Harlow 1960 Aztec Bangle bangle.  It’s modern looking with leather, gold, and an abstract pattern.  What I wasn’t crazy about was the fit – it was a little looser than some of the other cuffs/bangles by House of Harlow that I own.  It’s possible that this bangle is supposed to be worn higher up on the arm (?), but I couldn’t quite make it work so I decided to return it.

gorjana adia cuff ring

Gorjana Aida Cuff Ring

The Aida Cuff Ring from Gorjana was really pretty and unique with it’s open cuff style and little cubic zirconias.  I loved how delicate it is, and how it could be stacked with other rings.

On the other hand, considering that I tend to beat up my rings just through everyday use, I was a little concerned that the stones might fall out. Plus I found it to be just a tad too small and dainty on it’s own.  I think these would look absolutely beautiful with three or four stacked all together though, or as an accent in a set.

vanessa mooney layered nuggest necklace

Vanessa Mooney Layered Nuggets and Cylinder Necklace

And lastly was the Vanessa Mooney necklace.  I liked the layered design, and the sturdy, high-quality feel of the necklace.  Personally though, I’m not a big fan of wearing long necklaces (they tend to swing all over the place and get caught on things!), so I sent this one back with my Rocksbox.

Overall, I had fun experimenting with these three new jewelry pieces. I didn’t quite fall in love with anything in particular from my Rocksbox this time, but hey, there’s always the next one!

If you’re interested in giving Rocksbox a try, you can visit their website and enter code ‘jessicabff1281’ to get your first month free!

What do you think about the jewelry in my latest Rocksbox?

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