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mintMONGOOSE Jewelry Subscription Review + Coupon – November 2018

MintMongoose blue metallic package

mintMONGOOSE is a monthly jewelry styling box that sends you 3 exclusive pieces of adorable, high-quality jewelry.

This month’s box is being reviewed thanks to an MSA reader request!

MintMongoose jewelry box

mintMONGOOSE offers two subscription levels: mintMONGOOSE ($12/month) and mintMONGOOSE BLACK ($22.99/month).

This is a review of the mintMONGOOSE, $12 a month, box.

MintMongoose box contents
MintMongoose info card

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

MintMongoose bags of items

MintMongoose necklace, earrings, and ring

About mintMONGOOSE

The Subscription Box: mintMONGOOSE

The Cost: $12.00 a month + shipping

The Products: 3 exclusive pieces of adorable, high-quality jewelry. Customized boxes with your choice of silver, rose gold, or gold jewelry, earrings or no earrings, watches or no watches.

Good to Know: Every 3 months of subscribing, you’ll get a bonus gift!

Ships to: US for $3.70, Worldwide (shipping costs vary)

mintMONGOOSE November 2018 Review

This month, I received a matching necklace and earring set along with a coordinating ring all in silver tone metal. Let’s take a look!

But first, let’s look at the options for customization:

You can pick your preferred jewelry tone. I chose “Surprise me!”

Then you choose earrings or no earrings. My ears are pierced, so I chose “Earrings.”

Next, you choose if you want watches to be included or not. I wear my current watch exclusively, so I chose “No Watches.”

MintMongoose necklace MintMongoose necklace pendant back MintMongoose necklace clasp

Aqua Stone Dangle Necklace

The necklace this month is short and perfect for higher cut necklines. It measures 18″ long and has a 3″ extender. The foggy aqua and white gems feel playful and summery. I like the idea of having the two small dangles along the side but it drives me crazy that they tend to fall behind my neck. I think the necklace loses a lot of its appeal with just the larger pendant showing.

MintMongoose earrings and pendant MintMongoose earrings front MintMongoose earrings side

Aqua Stone Stud Earrings

These little aqua studs match the pendant from the necklace perfectly. They are a great size – not too big, not too small. I love the included wide backs because they make the studs comfy to wear and hold them straight.

MintMongoose ring front MintMongoose ring back

Silver Disk Ring

I’m actually really happy that a ring is included this month instead of a woven bracelet. This is a super simple, silver disk ring that plays well with any other silver jewelry, including the necklace and studs above. The disk is about 1/2″ in diameter and lays flush to my finger, so it’s great for every day. It is adjustable, but mine came so tight that I couldn’t get it on. I was able to stretch it out but it was tough!

MintMongoose jewelry worn

The Verdict: I like the included pieces this month, especially the ring. The necklace and earring set is pretty but those dangles are a little frustrating. The price for this subscription is pretty affordable at $15.70 ($12 a month plus $3.70 shipping) and the quality is reflective of that. You get fun pieces in varying styles that will probably last you a season or two with normal wear. 

To Wrap Up:

Can you still get this box if you sign up today? mintMONGOOSE uses your style preferences to curate a box suited to you. You might not get the same items I did, but you may end up with pieces that are even better for you. If you sign up today, your first box will most likely be in January. Subscriptions renew on the 20th of every month for the following month’s shipment.

Coupon – Use code HEYTHERE to save 15% off your first box!

Value Breakdown: This box cost me $15.70 ($12 + $3.70 shipping), which means that each of the 3 pieces has an average cost of $5.23.

Check out all of our MintMONGOOSE reviews and the Jewelry Subscription Box Directory!

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Written by Tiffany Waldorf

Tiffany Waldorf

Tiffany found out about subscription boxes from a friend who followed MSA. The curiosity started with mystery beauty boxes and grew into an addiction from there. Beauty, clothes, home…she loves the sight of a subscription box in the mail.

Posted in Jewelry Subscription Boxes, mintMONGOOSE Reviews, Subscription Box Reviews, Subscription Boxes for Women| Tags: mint mongoose | 4 comments

Comments (4)

  1. I didn’t get that ring. I got the necklace, a matching bracelet (I signed up for no earrings) and a pin. Would have liked the ring I think. The necklace is very pretty, but really isn’t my taste. I’ve gotten some nice things from this sub, but some of the jewelry is a bit too flashy for my taste. I ended up cancelling.

    • I too cancelled after 3 months, but for the opposite reason. I felt the jewelry was too dainty and small for my taste and I wasn’t really enjoying it.

  2. Looks like $5 jewelry to me.

  3. This is really pretty, but it seems lie the design of the necklace would make more sense as a longer length so the dangles don’t fall behind. I’m keeping an eye on this one but I think they still have a few kinks to work out.

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