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Umba Box Delight Box Subscription Review – October 2016

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Umba Box is a monthly subscription box that sends you a variety of handmade home goods, women’s accessories, jewelry, stationery, and bath products from various artists across the globe.

You could think of it as a way to discover etsy makers!

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My Subscription Addiction pays for this subscription. (Check out the review process post to learn more about how we review boxes).

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The Box: Umba Box

The Cost: $49 + $7 shipping for the Delight Box, or $25 + $5 shipping for the Discover Box.

The Products: For our Delight Box, our team of stylists curates 1-3 high-end handmade goods with a total retail value over $49. For our Discover Box, our team of stylists curates 1-3 full size products with a total retail value of over $25 that will introduce you to the handmade movement.

Ships to: US

This review is for the Delight Box.

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Each box comes with a card detailing the maker(s) featured in the box.

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Now, onto the items!

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Rami & World Finds Silver Plated Ring – Retail Value $36

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This ring has a brushed metal finish, and it is slightly adjustable thanks to the design. Here it is on:

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I like the simplicity of the design, but I’m more of a gold girl, so this will be gifted!

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Whiskey Ink & Lace Spiced Chai Hand Cream – Value $12

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Cloves, cinnamon, and nutmeg? Best scent combination for fall! Plus, these are natural essential oil scents – no fragrance added! This hand cream is moisturizing, and perfect for the upcoming weather!

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Sinfully Delicious Sea Salt Brownie – Value $1.95

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This brownie is gluten-free and as decadent and delicious as it looks!

Verdict: This box has a value of about $50. I think all the items included were well-made, but I wouldn’t recommend this box if you are interested in a high-value box. This box cost $56 ($49+$7 shipping).

I was happy to see three items in this box compared to the one high-value item last month, but the risk is still pretty high considering the value came in at less than the cost of the box and the ring wasn’t a good fit for me.

 

What do you think of the October Umba Delight Box?

Written by Liz Cadman

Liz Cadman

Liz is the founder of My Subscription Addiction. She’s been hooked on subscription boxes since 2011 thanks to Birchbox, and she now subscribes to over 100 boxes. Her favorites include POPSUGAR Must Have, FabFitFun, and any box that features natural beauty products!
All views in this review are the opinion of the author. My Subscription Addiction will never accept payment in exchange for a review, but will accept a box at no cost to provide honest opinions on the box. This post may contain affiliate/referral links. Read the complete My Subscription Addiction disclosure.

4 Comments

  1. Is this a new box? If so it’s kind of sad when they don’t hardly go over the retail value of the box. Looks like a cool idea but expensive…Thanks Liz… Ring is pretty though.

  2. The pics are so artsy omg !! Love it Liz!

  3. $36 value for silver plated?? Not even real silver? That seems highly overpriced. Would definitely not go for this box. Thanks for reviewing for us!

    • Yeah silver plated is very cheap. That value should be more around $5-$10 which means this box provides way less than $50 value. For such a mystery I would expect much more than $50. Love the brownie pick tho. Yum!

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