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Penny + Grace Subscription Review – February 2018

Anna Reilly
ByAnna ReillyFeb 27, 2018 | 10 comments

pastel painterly patterned shipping envelope

Penny + Grace
3.9 overall rating
12 Ratings | 3 Reviews

Penny + Grace is a new monthly jewelry subscription box specifically designed for people who just love that minimalist, delicate aesthetic. Pick your preferred color of metal—gold, silver, or rose gold—and you'll receive a monthly set of jewelry to satisfy your tastes.

unboxing february penny + grace jewelry box

According to the Penny + Grace site, "each delivery is guaranteed to contain a combined retail value of $45+ (USD) in varying jewelry pieces tailored to your color/metal choice."

penny and grace february 2018 canvas pouch and pin

Everything comes inside this little canvas pouch. They're great for pencils, or to use to keep your bag sorted on trips!

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This is a review of the Yellow Gold with Earrings, $19.99 a month, subscription.

all items in the penny and grace february 2018 jewelry subscription box

About Penny + Grace Jewelry Subscription Box

The Subscription Box: Penny + Grace

The Cost: $19.99 + free ground shipping

The Products: Each box will include 3 coordinating jewelry pieces in your choice of metal. (18k Gold, Silver, & 18k Rose Gold options). All jewelry is 100% lead and nickel free.

Ships to: US and Canada

Penny + Grace February 2018 Review

penny and grace february 2018 info card

penny and grace february 2018 product list

Here's the info card for the pack, which lists the products inside.

oooo la la la pin

word balloon pin

Bonus Item: Enamel Alpaca Pin - Estimated Value $10.00

Every Penny + Grace pack arrives inside a black canvas bag topped with a bonus pin. This month, it's this cute little word balloon! The pin is just about an inch wide, so it's a small statement piece, but fun and kind of comic-book-esque. I wish the enamel around the letters was a bit crisper—there's an A without a center and an O with a bubble in it—but that won't stop me from wearing it!

penny and grace je t'aime necklace

tiny round gold pendant

je t'aime necklace

Stamped Je T'aime Necklace - Listed Value $22.00

According to my Instagram feed, pendants like this, stamped with handwriting-style messages, are very in right now, and with good reason. The handwritten script gives this simple, glossy gold pendant a fresh, laid-back twist. Because of its understated design, it'll go beautifully with everything from nice dresses and gray tees paired with jeans. An added bonus? Now I have this song stuck in my head:

P.S. The chain is about 17" long. It doesn't have an extender, but there are three loops spaced out along the last 3 inches of the chain so that you can pick where you'd like to set it.

penny and grace heart necklace

heart necklace laying down

unique heart pendant threaded through second heart

heart necklace

Double Heart Lariat Necklace - Listed value $26.00

I don't think I've ever owned a lariat necklace before, and I definitely haven't seen one in this subscription! I think this is such a cool out-of-the-ordinary design for Penny + Grace that still stays true to their understated aesthetic. I love that the "loop" of the lariat is also a heart, so there's twice as much to love about this dainty gold necklace! End to end, the chain is about 17.5" long (not counting the charms themselves). There's a lobster claw clasp in the back, but you can adjust the length based on how far you pull the solid heart through the loop one.

gold heart bracelet

small heart bracelet

small heart bracelet

Heart Bracelet - Retail Value $18.00

This is the simplest piece in the pack, but I love it for that reason. It's just a lightweight little heart sitting in the center of a slender gold chain. Perfect for date night, or just dressing up an everyday outfit. The chain is 7.5" long with three loops on the last 2 inches of chain that you can slip the clasp through. I'm wearing it on the middle one in the photo above.

The Verdict: I love the minimalist aesthetic of this jewelry subscription. I also know from experience that these pieces wear really well—they're not the kind of thing to turn your neck green in two seconds. This collection felt really sophisticated to me (especially for the price) as if these were all things you'd find in a boutique in a hip neighborhood. Not that previous boxes weren't awesome, but they have more of a kitschy, cutesy vibe to them most of the time. I feel like Penny + Grace has already started to step up their game for the new year, and I'm so excited to see where this subscription goes next!

Can you still get this box if you sign up today? No, but sign up for their March pack now! Here's what Penny + Grace says on their site about timing:

Value Breakdown: The box was $19.99, and the estimated value of the featured items inside is $66.00. Add the bonus pin to that, which I estimate is worth about $10.00, and the value is about $76.00. That means the approximate, proportional amount that I paid for each item via this subscription is...

  • Pin - $2.63
  • Pendant necklace - $5.79
  • Lariat necklace - $6.84
  • Bracelet - $4.73

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Each month, Penny + Grace subscribers receive 3 delicate jewelry pieces in the metal of their choice: 18k Gold or Silver. All jewelry is 100% Lead and Nickel Free, and subscribers can choose whether or not to include earrings. Each box has a retail value of $100+.
Anna Reilly
Anna Reilly
Anna loves collecting little treasures, be they pop-culture finds, handmade mementos, or new potions to put in her makeup bag. Beauty boxes got her interested in the subscription world, but now she's swooning for all things kawaii!

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I’m cool toned so I ordered silver (and they’re beautiful!), but seeing this review made me wish I’d ordered gold or rose gold. I wish we had more spoilers ahead of time so we could better choose which metal color we want.

This was my first month with P&G, and their customer service is excellent! They respond quickly and are very friendly and helpful. It’s a refreshing change from dealing with CS from some of my other beauty subs.

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Anna Reilly

Yay! So awesome to hear about the customer service! Thanks for sharing your experience, Leslie 🙂

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Interesting that the yellow gold set is shiny. I got rose gold and it has a matte finish.

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Great balanced review. Are there any coupons available for this subscription?

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I just got my jewelry and this months curation and designs were my favorites yet! I LOVE the necklaces and they look cute layered too. The lariat is so lovely and the bracelet so dainty. I love the inclusion of rings they’ve done the past few months too. Love this sub!

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I have been eyeing this box for awhile and this just pushed me into getting it. Spoke to customer service and they told me this would be my first box so I am hopeful.

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Does anyone know if there is a valid coupon code right now? I’d love to order and a coupon would seal the deal…

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This is so cute! I wish I had gotten this box (not that I need anymore boxes). But, the jewelry in the February box is dainty & sweet. Going to have to keep my eye on this sub.

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Loved everything

I’m wearing my stamped necklace right now and have gotten so many compliments at the office !!💕

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Anna Reilly

That’s so cool! It’s awesome when you get a piece you love, but when other people take notice, too? Priceless!

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