Friday, July 26, 2013

BottleHood: Necklace Review and Giveaway!

BottleHood is a company that was founded in 2009, which operates out of Las Vegas, Nevada. They specialize in manufacturing glassware products from repurposed beer, wine, liquor, and soda bottles. These bottles come from various places in their community, whether it be a restaurant, bar, event, or even a home. BottleHood also makes recycled wood products. BottleHood cares deeply for their community and their environment, and strives to stimulate their economy, create jobs, and save their environment all at the same time. Their products are made from a cold method, which is much safer for the environment. They were awarded Bronze certification by the Green America’s Green Business Network. 

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BottleHood has the following "Core Values":
  • Create authentic connections through transparent, respectful communication. 
  • Proactively seek collaborative community partnerships.
  • Don't worry, be happy, and have fun!
  • Always be prepared to take risks, embrace change, and take action even amidst fear.
  • Be humble and selfless
  • Empower lifelong learning and personal growth
  • Consume less by being more resourceful 
  • Support small and local businesses
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BottleHood offers a HUGE variety of recycled products. I didn't even know that you could turn a bottle into some of these things! I love both the concept of upcycling to create something new, as well as the way the glass adds to the design. BottleHood's creations are artistic, modern, and highly innovative. They are great additions to the home, or accent pieces to add to your own personal jewelry collection. If I had it my way, I would purchase almost their entire collection to furnish my new apartment! BottleHood turns a typical serving dish or vase into a piece that is so beautiful. By purchasing one of their products, you will certainly be enhancing your decor. I think that a lot of their items make great conversation pieces, and would be awesome to use at parties or while entertaining guests. 

BottleHood has beads, dishes and platters, lighting fixtures, jewelry, juice glasses, shot glasses, tumblers, and vases. Below, I've listed the great items you will find in BottleHood's inventory:

Beads - Coca-Cola Bottle Glass Beads (Sea Glass Finish or Natural Glass Finish), Bombay Sapphire Gin Bottle Glass Beads (Sea Glass Finish), Clear Glass Bottle Beads (Sea Glass Finish), Green Wine Bottle Glass Beads (Sea Glass Finish or Natural Glass Finish), Blue Glass Bottle Beads (Sea Glass Finish), Amber Wine Bottle Glass Beads (Sea Glass Finish or Natural Glass Finish), Beer Bottle Glass Beads (Natural Glass Finish or Sea Glass Finish), Green Soda Bottle Glass Beads (Sea Glass Finish or Natural Glass Finish)

Dishes and Platters - Patron Condiment Dish, Wine Nut Dish, Wine Barrel Serving Tray with Stave Foot, Grey Goose Nut Dish, Grey Goose Cheese Tray, Wine Cheese Tray, Belvedere Nut Dish

Lighting Fixtures - Cointreau Pendant Lamp, Bombay Sapphire Pendant Lamp, Skyy Pendant Lamp, Grey Goose Pendant Lamp, Wine Barrel Stave Hurricane, Large Amber Wine Bottle Hurricane, Belvedere Pendant Lamp, Large Green Wine Bottle Hurricane, Large Olive Wine Bottle Hurricane, Small Amber Wine Bottle Hurricane, Small Green Wine Bottle Hurricane, Small Olive Wine Bottle Hurricane

Jewelry - Bombay Sapphire Gin Bottle Leather Necklace with Copper Wire Wrap (sea glass), Amber Wine Bottle Necklace on Leather (natural glass), Coca-Cola with Copper Wire Leather Necklace, Whiskey and Coke Lariat Necklace, Vodka, Gin, and Coke Bottle Necklace, Skyy Vodka Leather Necklace, Wine and Beer Bottle 3on3 Necklace, Coca-Cola Copper Dangle Earrings, Bombay Sapphire Gin Bangles, Size Small (or large)- Set of 2, Bombay Lariat, Absolut Vodka Bottle Necklace, Recycled Bombay Sapphire Gin Necklace 

Juice Glasses - Coca-Cola Juice Glasses, Corona Extra Juice Glasses, Red Stripe Juice Glasses, Stone IPA Juice Glasses

Shot Glasses - Grey Goose Shot Glass, Patron Shot Glass, Absolut Shot Glass, Jumbo Grey Goose Shot Glass

Tumblers - Grey Goose Tumbler, Grey Goose Rocks Glass, Belvedere Tumbler, Bombay Sapphire Rocks Glass, Absolut Tumbler, Corona Extra Tumbler, Mixed Wine Tall Glass Set, Ketel One Rocks Glass, Dead Guy Ale Rogue Tumbler, Belvedere Rocks Glass, Mixed Wine Short Glass Set in Wood Crate, Mixed Wine Short Glass Set, SOS Tumbler, Skyy Rocks Glass, Skyy Tumbler, Bacardi Rocks Glass, Double Daddy Speakeasy Tumbler, Infinite Monkey Theorem Sauv Blanc, Julian Hard Cider Cherry Bomb Tumbler, Prohibition Speakeasy Tumbler, Infinite Monkey Theorem Riesling Tumbler, Payback Porter Speakeasy Tumbler, Betrayal Speakeasy Tumbler

Vases - Bombay Sapphire Vase, St. Germain Vase, Jagermeister Vase, Olive Wine Vase, Green Wine Vase, Grey Goose Vase, Amber Wine Vase 

I have seen dishes made from beer bottles before, but I have never seen a lighting fixture. I think the lamps are adorable and would make a wonderful gift for the person that seems to have everything. Aren't the shot glasses cool, too? I know that my friends would be jealous of those, male or female. You can find BottleHood products on their website, or inside Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas.

BottleHood was generous enough to let me pick between two of their necklaces so that I could review one and share my opinions with you. My necklace is actually one of a kind, and not sold on their website! I chose to review the Skyy Vodka Lariat on Gunmetal Chain Necklace. 

I chose this necklace because I happen to love blue glass; my mom has a big collection of it at home, ranging from little birds, to cups, to household pieces. I knew that she would love to borrow it also, so this was the perfect piece. Also, I'm pretty partial to Skyy Vodka, so it is cool to tell people that my necklace is made from one of their bottles! I liked the design of the necklace, because it is far from simple -- it has a large 3" circular bead with two smaller circular beads. Whenever I am shopping for new jewelry, I find myself attracted to the pieces that really make a statement. I like big, bold, and creative pieces...and that is exactly what this necklace is!

My Skyy Vodka Lariat on Gunmetal Chain Necklace arrived very quickly. As you can see from the pictures, it is a beautiful, dark blue color, with a slightly frosted texture. All of the edges are smoothed over, so you can tell that BottleHood does quality work. I love that this necklace can be worn in many different ways. The chain is attached at the main, larger circular bead but is left open otherwise. You can hang the smaller circles in several different positions to make a variation of designs. I think that circular jewelry is really trendy right now. This necklace will go great with many of my outfits -- whether they are flashy or toned down. The color goes good with just about anything. The chain on my necklace can be anywhere from 18-24", depending on how I am wearing it. I have included several pictures so that you can see the different ways I have chosen to wear it with a sequined black top. I am actually going to wear it to the movies tonight! None of my friends have seen it yet, but my mother already had to put it on and test it out for herself, because she loved the design and the concept behind the necklace. I feel great that I am wearing something upcycled that is, at the same time, fashionable. I highly recommend purchasing jewelry or any of the other pieces from BottleHood's website -- you won't be disappointed!

Interested in learning more about BottleHood and their awesome products? Check out the links below:

One lucky reader will win the repurposed 3 1/2" Grey Goose Vodka Bead with a 30" Ball Chain Necklace shown above, courtesy of BottleHood! All you need to do is enter on the Rafflecopter form below. This giveaway is open to U.S. readers, 18 and over, unless you have permission from your parents. Please be honest when submitting Rafflecopter entries -- remember, I DO check all of your entries for verification, and I will throw them out if they are false. If the form has a spot for you to enter information, please provide me with the appropriate username, link, etc so that it is easier for me to verify your entries! I am not responsible for the shipment of the prize, that is the company's duty. I will contact the winner via email (so make sure to use one that you check) and you will have 48 hours to respond with your shipping information. If you have any questions or if the Rafflecopter is not working properly, you can always contact me via Facebook or email (links on the sidebar). Good luck!!


  1. I love that they are using recycled glass to make such neat products! I love that blue necklace! It is so unique!

  2. I love the Wine and Beer Bottle 3on3 Necklace and the Mixed Wine Tall Glass Set.

  3. I really like the Coca-Cola Copper Dangle Earrings - so pretty!

  4. These are so cute! I like them a lot. Very fashionable and they look like they'll go well with a variety of outfits.

  5. I like the Coca Cola juice glass and the assortment of beads (they would make some cool jewelry!

  6. I really like the recycled coke cola earrings.

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  8. I like the Bombay Sapphire Vase. So pretty! kristiedonelson(at)gmail(dot)com Thank you!

  9. I also like the Bombay Sapphire Vase :) and the wine nut try! wont_forget_this_address(at)

  10. i love the Maker's Mark Mini Silver Dangle Earrings

  11. i really like the Infinite Monkey Theorem Sauv Blanc

  12. wow i love the Coca-Cola Juice Glass

  13. My favorite item is the Coca Cola Bottle Leather Necklace.

  14. Wine Barrel Serving Tray with Stave Foot

  15. Love the recycled Coca-Cola earrings, as well as the Maker's Mark earrings!!! Thanks for the chance.....,

  16. I also LOVE the Patron Shot Glasses. Very cool.


  17. I like the Coca-Cola Copper Dangle Earrings

    Allyson Becker

  18. The wine barrel serving tray.

  19. I'd love one of every shot glass,Tumbler and Glasses.My fave is the Goose Shot Glass.I collect them.I also like the Bombay Sapphire Leather Necklace.Thank you :)
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