TeaCupCastle: Stormborn Claw Necklace

Today I am going to review a lovely necklace for you all: the Stormborn Claw Necklace from the Etsy shop TeaCupCastle. TeaCupCastle has a variety of handmade jewelry using vintage findings.

The Stormborn Claw Necklace is inspired by Daenerys Targaryen (one of my favorite characters from Game of Thrones!!). If you love Game of Thrones, you should check out TeaCupCastle’s other Game of Thrones-inspired jewelry, like the Night’s Watch Ring and the Lannister Lion Crest Pin.

Now, onto the review!

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TeaCupCastle mailed out the package in a bubble mailer. The mailer arrived completely in-tact, with no tears at all. Inside the mailer was a coupon, a business card, and a box sealed with cute tape. The necklace was safely nestled inside the box on a fluffy bed. The pendant was even tucked inside a small plastic bag for added protection!

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I love this necklace and hope to wear it many times in the future.

For this sponsored review, I incorporated the necklace into a lolita coordinate. I love how it looks with the gothic lolita aesthetic!

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Here is the coordinate rundown:

Necklace: Tea Cup Castle

Hair accessories: Offbrand

Blouse: Metamorphose

JSK: Chess Story

Socks and Boots: Offbrand

Rings: Offbrand

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The pendant orb of this necklace is a gorgeous deep purple that seems to change color slightly, depending on the lighting. Sometimes, it looks so dark that it is almost black, and other times, it looks like a vibrant shade of purple. Upon close observation, I noticed bits of green that slithers its way around the orb. The green is not too noticeable from a distance, but up close, it looks really cool. It reminds me of a mystical planet or (dare I say it…?) a dragon egg! I can just imagine the orb cracking along the green veins.

DSC_2157 Final verdict on this necklace: ☆☆☆☆☆ out of ☆☆☆☆☆ ! I have no complaints whatsoever. The necklace is easy to wear, everything is well-constructed and sturdy, and it’s truly beautiful. This necklace works wonderfully for lolita fashion, but it would also be easy to incorporate into other fashion styles and even casual wear. The necklace would really stand out against a plain t-shirt, for example!

You should all check out TeaCupCastle for awesome jewelry and more~! If you want to make a purchase, feel free to use the following coupon code for 15% off: “XOXO15”

Bonus picture:

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My friend Terry let me borrow her offbrand umbrella! I love how her umbrella has cute ruffled detailing along the edges.

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Find more photos of this lovely necklace in this album on my Facebook page, Alice in Lolitaland.

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I’m Your Present: Panda Collar Clip Review

The super cool store I’m Your Present sponsored me this panda collar clip to review. It’s such a cute and unique idea! I’ve never seen a collar clip before, so I was excited to review this item. I hope you all love it as much as I do!

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The package was shipped via USPS First-Class Mail. Here is how the clip was packaged:

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There were no rips or tears in the bag. The packaging was very secure, and nothing was damaged.

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Everything in the package was wrapped in pink tissue paper! Inside the tissue paper was a box (with the panda collar clip inside), a business card (postcard-sized), candy, and cute bobby pins! The bobby pins and the candy were pleasant surprises since Kelly, the designer for I’m Your Present, told me she would send me the panda clips. I had no idea there would be extra goodies in the sponsored package! 

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The panda collar clip were safe and sound nestled inside their box! I checked the item, and there are no flaws or damages. 

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I am happy with these adorable clips! They are very high-quality; not flimsy or cheap at all. The clips hold onto my shirt collar without slipping.

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The panda design is crisp and clean. There is a layer of laser-cut white over a layer of laser-cut black for the design, which adds depth to the piece. The gem-stone panda eyes are a lovely touch! This collar clip can be worn on a variety of occasions; you can wear it casually, or you work it into a more formal coordinate. If the shirt has a collar, you can clip it on!  

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The gold chains are securely attached to the panda clips, secured through a small hole at the bottom of each clip. The back of each panda piece has a gold clip glued on. 

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Out of curiosity, I tried to use this panda collar clip as a hair clip. I love hair accessories… and you know what? It works well as a hair clip too! It didn’t pull on my hair and was comfortable to wear. It clips onto my hair as securely as it clips onto my shirt collar. ^_^ So if you don’t wear collared shirts, you can still use this cute accessory. 

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A selfie from Instagram!

If you want this clip for yourself, you can buy it for $12.00 at I’m Your Present’s Etsy store! Check out I’m Your Present’s other stuff as well. They have so many cute and cool items! From adorable sweaters to fabulous earrings, I am sure you will find something you love from I’m Your Present. 

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You can check out more photos of the panda collar clip in this album on my Facebook page, Alice in Lolitaland.

Feel free to ask me any questions!

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