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Penny + Grace Review: XO Charms + Pave Jewelry

Tiffany Waldorf
ByTiffany WaldorfMar 11, 2019 | 1 comment


Penny + Grace
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Penny + Grace is a monthly jewelry subscription box specifically designed for people who love a minimalist, delicate aesthetic. Pick your preferred color of metal (gold, silver, rose gold, or "surprise me"), earrings or no earrings, and ring size (6, 7, or 8) and you'll receive a monthly set of jewelry to satisfy your tastes.

This is a review of the "Surprise Me" with Earrings and size 6 ring, $19.99 a month, subscription.

package contents

According to the Penny + Grace site: "each delivery is guaranteed to contain a combined retail value of $55+ (USD) in varying jewelry pieces tailored to your color/metal choice." All jewelry is 100% lead and nickel free.


Each piece comes packed inside its own little drawstring pouch. They're perfect for travel to keep items from getting tangled and also work as little gift bags. Then, everything is packed into this black canvas zipper pouch which is another great travel tool. These also work for organizing all the little bits in my purse like pens, lip glosses, and bobby pins.

jewelry in bags


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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, or a "Surprise Me" option). All jewelry is 100% lead and nickel free.

Ships to: US and Canada for free

Penny + Grace January 2019 Jewelry Review

This month, I received a matching necklace, bracelet, and ring in silver:

info front

info back

Here's the info card for the pack. It tells you what is included and the retail value (USD) of each piece.

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XO Charm Necklace - Retail Value $26

This little silver necklace is about 19" long with 3" of that being extended. I like how Penny + Grace builds their extension links into the chain so everything is as seamless as possible. The pendants are a tiny little gem-encrusted X and shiny O. Cute!

bracelet bracelet clasp bracelet worn

XO Charm Bracelet - Retail Value $22

I'm always surprised at how small the bracelets are from Penny + Grace. I have it hooked on the middle link here and I had to get help to clasp it. The longest length is about 8". The chain style is the same as the necklace with the built-in extender links. The X and O pendants are the same too except they are set in place, keeping them in the center of the bracelet while you wear it.

ring ring detail

Micro Pavé Eternity Ring - Retail Value $18

Encrusted with the same micro pave look as the X pendants on the necklace and bracelet, this eternity band is a perfect coordinating piece. It's super dainty on its own but would look great stacked with other bands. It feels a little scratchy when it rubs against some of my fingers since the texture is all the way around.

The Verdict: This month's Penny + Grace set is cute. I've been enjoying the variation in metal tones every month since I choose "Surprise Me" for that option. I also like the minimal glitz on the X pendants and that the ring can be stacked with my other dainty bands for more impact.

The box costs $19.99, including free shipping, and the estimated value of the items inside (based on the values listed on the info card) is $66.

To Wrap Up:

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

Value Breakdown: At $19.99 for this box, here’s what you are paying approximately per item:

  • XO Charm Necklace - $7.87
  • XO Charm Bracelet - $6.66
  • Micro Pavé Eternity Ring - $5.45

The average cost per item based on the price of the subscription is $6.66.

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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+.
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.

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looks really cute on you! wish it was silver 925 as would do in heartbeat! xx

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