They offer two subscription levels:
- Glow for $99/quarter, valued at $150, and includes 2 pieces of limited edition jewelry plus surprise swag.
- Glow Premium for $149/quarter, valued at $225, and includes 3 pieces of LE jewelry plus surprise swag.
This review is of the regular Glow subscription for $99/quarter.
My Subscription Addiction paid for this box. (Check out the review process post to learn more about how we review boxes.)
About this Jewelry Subscription
The Subscription Box: Glow by Local Eclectic
The Cost: $99 a quarter for 2 pieces, $150 for 3 pieces.
The Products: A mix of limited edition bracelets, earrings, necklaces, and rings in an assortment of yellow or rose gold.
Ships to: The US for free, worldwide for varying rates applied at checkout
Good to Know: Even though this is the Spring 2020 box, it arrived around the same time as the summer FabFitFun. Just as an FYI in terms of what to expect, timing-wise.
Glow by Local Eclectic Jewelry Review - Spring 2020
From start to finish, this box had a great unboxing experience.
Here are the info sheets about the jewelry in this box. One thing I like about the info sheets that I didn’t notice before is the care instructions on the bottom. The gold plated jewelry is recommended for “occasional” use while the solid gold is recommended for “every day,” and I appreciate this guidance as a jewelry amateur.
The back of the info sheet had more information about the brands that created this unique-t0-the-box jewelry.
This box also usually comes with an ~extra.~ This time around it was this large purple key chain, which will be perfect for my second mail key chilling out in my junk drawer. Now onto the jewelry!
As You Wish Bracelet Set by Tai Jewelry
I almost never wear bracelets because a large part of being an attorney involves typing, and I hate when bracelets are dragging on my keyboard. This bracelet set is demure enough to not have that issue, though they may be more appropriate for casual Friday than when I’m going to court. I *really* appreciate that these bracelets are able to be fastened without the need of me asking someone to help with a clasp, as this exponentially increases the odds of me actually wearing them. These bracelets feature amethyst beads, freshwater pearls, and the gold-plated wishbone charm. While I do really like this set, I worry about the practicality of wearing fabric-based jewelry when I am washing my hands every thirty minutes.
This is my first time meeting the gemstone iolite, and I am a fan of its pretty violet hue. A fun tidbit I found while visiting the Google was that Vikings used iolite slices to reduce glare when checking the sun’s position. Here, these indigo-blue/purple shifting baby stones are set in solid gold posts. This is actually my first pair of solid gold earrings, so I appreciate the care instructions printed on the bottom of the info sheet. These studs are small enough to work for ear piercings other than the main ear lobe, but also work as a demure, work-appropriate stud with a small flash of fun color.
Verdict: This box is on the pricier end, and I appreciated that Glow by Local Eclectic created such a lovely unboxing experience and chose beautiful pieces. The quality of the jewelry is definitely there- these are nothing like the fast-fashion jewelry I used to only wear. Also, I am really excited to finally own a pair of earrings set in solid gold! All of the jewelry in this subscription is exclusive, so while I was able to find similar styles for sale in different colors, the exact colors and stones used in this subscription will not be for sale. If you are a fan of dainty, delicate jewelry I definitely recommend checking this out- it feels like a special once-a-quarter treat.
To Wrap Up:
Can you still get this box if you sign up today? No, you will receive the Summer Box.
Value Breakdown: This box costs $99 with free shipping, which means you are paying $49.50 per piece of jewelry.
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What do you think of this quarterly jewelry subscription from Glow by Local Eclectic?