November Giveaway | Betsey Sook Poetic Jewelry

Who doesn’t love a little bling on a Monday? Especially when it’s as sweet as the Sally Stardust ring from Betsey Sook (that’s Sally in the middle there):Aren’t these rings beautiful?! Based in Copenhagen, Betsey Sook creates ethical engagement rings in super feminine designs at affordable prices. Says Betsey, “The style is all about quiet luxury…making women feel pretty, glamorous and effortless all at the same time.” Valued at $785, Sally is available in a variety of sizes from 5¾ to 7. And one lucky Snippet & Ink reader gets to win a Sally ring! Made of white quartz, she’s light and sparkly, like a little drop of water set in 14k gold. Lovely!


To enter, visit the Betsey Sook website, then come back and leave a comment on this post that includes the following: 1) your favorite piece of Betsey Sook jewelry and 2) one word that you feel best describes Betsey Sook’s designs (get creative!). And of course make sure to leave your email in the comment form so we can get in touch if you’re the winner!

Contest begins Monday, November 5, 2012 at 5:30AM PST, and ends Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 11:59PM PST. The winner will be selected by Snippet & Ink, and notified by email. Please note: winner must live in the United States or Canada (excluding Quebec).


Official contest rules.

Top photo by Hazel from Think Photography. Bottom photo by Ole Akhøj. 


  • I love the Sally stardust ring in white quartz. My descriptive word would be “captivating!” I started drooling the minute I saw it!

  • Lindsay says:

    I love the Stella mermaid ring in amethyst. They all look so dreamy to me!

  • Hayley says:

    Oh, absolutely the Christina Papillon. One word is hard, but I would have to say harmonious. They are are a so balanced and restful to look at!

  • Jess M says:

    The Audrey is my favorite! The word that I think describes the Betsey Sook collection would be “paramount”!

  • Suzy says:

    I think the Sally is my favorite, actually! If I had to describe her designs, I think I’d use “organic.”

  • Megan says:

    LOVE the Brigitte: Mermaid ring w. Lemon Quartz! I would describe is ethereal- so delicate and just lovely!

  • Chandra says:

    I love the simple elegance of the Luella Papillion Diamond Triple Ring. All of Betsey Sook’s designs are so timeless – something that would compliment any occasion.

  • I love the shimmer ring with diamonds and rose quartz called Audrey! I feel that “lovely” best describes her style, everything is so feminine and dainty!

  • shanna says:

    “Resplendent” is the word I would use to describe these rings. My favorote is Josie!

  • shanna says:

    “Resplendent” is the word I would use to describe these rings. My favorite is Josie!

  • the “Audrey” ring is beautiful! The colors and textures she uses are so lovely. The word I would use is “ethereal”

  • Kaitlyn D says:

    I think the Stella Mermaid ring in amethyst is my favourite, and the word I would use to describe her collection would be enchanting. They’re like dewdrops, set in sunlight, for your fingers!

  • Carla says:

    The sally ring is my favourite! One word to describe her designs is delicate. They are so exquisite. And beautifully feminine.

  • it’s so hard to pick…but sally has to be my favorite :) i love the scandinavian influence in her designs — my favorite word for them is “gentle.” light in design but heavy in style, the rings seem like the perfect complement to any ensemble.

  • Dana says:

    My favorite is the Farrah Mermaid ring in Green Amethyst. Her style? Luminous.

  • Jessi says:

    My favorite ring, besides Sally, is the Farrah. But they are all so beautiful!
    One word to describe these rings… elegant.

  • Mary Reagan says:

    My most favorite piece would have to be the Josie. I truly value jewelry I can wear everyday, and this ring would stack and blend beautifully with my grandmothers wedding band, and my mothers anniversary band I do not go a day without. As simple as it may seem, her pieces are lovely in the truest definition, perhaps the most classic term for beauty.

  • Nicki says:

    I love the Audrey ring! The three stones can represent so much. My one word would be romantic. :)

  • Megs says:

    Actually, I like Sally the best. Since someone has already described them as ethereal, I’ll add to that there’s something soft about her rings.

  • Natasha says:

    Oh gosh, I love these! The Audrey is my favorite… I would describe this whole collection as timeless.

  • Carly says:

    In LOVE with the Farrah ring. I would describe her designs as “classic” and “dainty.” Such a great giveaway!!

  • marie says:

    I love the Grace mermaid ring… simple, but still unique
    My word for her jewerly is Serene

  • My favorite has to be the stardust ring with white quartz. It’s delicate, yet makes a statement.. One word to describe Betsey’s designs: glamorous.

  • Ieva says:

    Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious the Lucy Mermaid Ring w. Blue Topaz ring, as it allows for wearing something uniquely and unexpectedly blue.

  • Mandy says:

    I love the Grace mermaid ring the most!!! It’s so simple, yet personal.
    My one word for her jewelry is lovely!

  • The diamond flutter band is crazy amazing! It is so chic and effortless- I love love love it! I would describe her jewelry as divine!

  • I love these rings, the stella mermaid ring is my favorite by a very small margin, they’re all beautiful. Almost too hard to choose! Which also goes for a one-word descriptions! My first thought when I opened up the site was “soft” but I think really what I meant was “enchanting”. Great giveaway! ( hanlonrunner [at] yahoo [dot] com )

  • My favorite is the Audrey ~~it sings to me, it is absolutely ‘melodious’.

  • Diana Paul says:

    I am enchanted with the Shell Mermaid with pink tourmaline. Stunningly organic simplicity. Betsy’s line speaks my language. Simply “elegant”.

  • Jillian says:

    I absolutely adore Josie. The style is positively prim and incredibly smart. Her designs are effortlessly chic and ethically sound. Does not get any better.

  • Kimberly M says:

    I especially love the Audrey: Shimmer Ring w. Diamonds and Rose Quartz! One word to describe her work? Halcyonic. Thanks for the contest!

  • Shelby says:

    Oh my, the words dainty, charming, precious, and exquisite all come to mind while perusing the Betsey Sook site, but if I must narrow it down to one defining word, I would define her collection as “graceful.”

  • My favorite is the Sally Stardust. Delicate and feminine, Betsey Sook’s jewelry would be best described as “graceful.”

  • I’m all about the Christina! I’d say her line (the Christina in general) is so “effortless”.

  • Taylor W. says:

    I love the Brigitte w/ Lemon Quartz. So beautiful! My one word would have to be “seraphic” – the rings are simple yet heavenly.

  • Beautiful!!! I’m in LOVE with Sally: Stardust Ring w. White Quartz. My word to describe her collection would be “Hierloom”

  • Ellie says:

    Thank you so much for sharing these beautiful rings. I would love love love for my boyfriend to propose with the Raquel (or the Luella). Everyone has added such wonderful words to describe her work. I will have to go with “perfection” because to me, they are perfect.

  • Caitlin says:

    What a wonderful collection! I love love love the Audrey: Shimmer Ring w. Diamonds and Rose Quartz ( It’s gorgeous! I am a big fan of round stones (it’s what I got on my engagement ring!) and I love the setting. The addition of the two sparkly little diamonds didn’t hurt either! If I had to pick a word to describe her collection, I think it would have to whimsical. It’s immediately the first thing I thought of. The matte finish on all the metals with the subdued hues – these would be gorgeous accessories to an engagement photo shoot in a field of lush flowers!

  • Alyssa says:

    My favorite is the lovely Audrey Ring. So simple, yet incredibly unique, as are all of her rings, each in their own way. I would say the collection is “celestial.” Simply divine!

  • Jessica says:

    I love the Sally ring – it’s versatile and classic. If I had to choose only one word to describe the collection, it would be “tranquil,” since they are quiet, self-contained, and not at all fussy.

  • The Raquel is stunning! “Poetic” was the first word that came to mind, but then I saw that was part of the branding! So I will say “heavenly”. Light, airy and feminine in design though awe inspiring.

  • I would love to win that ring since the fiance and I can’t afford to buy me an engagement ring. If I had my pick of Betsey’s entire line, I’d choose Christina in white gold. I think these rings are “blythe”.

  • The Sally Stardust Ring w/ White Quartz is undoubtly my favorite piece. They are all so elegantly beautiful and quintessentially “me”! If I had to use one word to describe them I’d have to say delicatethereal ( delicate and ethereal). I just couldn’t think of a “real” word that fit just right!

  • The Lucy Mermaid Ring with Blue Topaz is undoubtedly my favorite. For me, Betsey’s Jewelry makes me thing of the word “demure” …beautiful, but in a quiet and timeless way.

  • Leigh Donahue says:

    The Lucy mermaid ring with the blue topaz is so pretty :) I’d describe her jewelry as airy.

  • Alison says:

    The Luella ring makes my heart flutter.
    This line is so authentically elegant!

  • Amanda says:

    I adore the raquel ring – it’s absolutely stunning! I would describe her jewelry as simplistic elegance

  • I love the Sally: Stardust Ring w. White Quartz
    I would describe her style like a romantic picnic at the beach, filled with hidden kisses & sweet embraces.

  • Gavi says:

    Thank you so much for this amazing opportunity! My favorite ring is the Audrey. In a word (albeit made-up), it would be: modromantiful–a mix of modern, romantic, and beautiful. It is absolutely exquisite!

  • Courtney says:

    Thanks for sharing! I love the Farrah: Mermaid Ring w/ Green Amethyst. The word I’d use to describe this collection is “Whimsical.”

  • Elizabeth says:

    Thanks for such a wonderful giveaway! I love the Josie ring, and would describe her work as ‘ethereal.’ Beautiful!

  • Chelsea says:

    I’m in love with the Stardust Ring w. White Quartz. It’s so simply feminine.

  • Emily says:

    I really like the Audrey! I love of jewelry is modern, with a touch of vintage. To describe it, I would say its, “delicate”.

  • Megan says:

    My favorite is the Sally stardust white quartz ring, it is gorgeous and so simple. I would describe her designs as feminine. Fingers crossed :)

  • Wendy says:

    1) My favorite is the Audrey.
    2) Having just finished rereading The Hobbit (and being in the Middle Earth mindset), I would say her jewelry is Elven/Elfish – I could see these rings adorning the fingers of the wood-elves of Lothlorien.

  • Sarah LeNoir says:

    i love the ‘grace: mermaid ring with smokey quartz’! her designs are “poetic”

  • They are all so simply beutiful it is so hard to pick just one! But if I had to pick my very favorite it has to be the Sally ring, it’s gorgeous! Thank you for this amazing giveaway! Fingers crossed! And the only way to describe these rings is enchanting!

  • Katie says:

    I love the Sally stardust ring in white quartz. It looks like a secret little swimming hole high up in the mountains somewhere, and I just want to dive in. A word to describe it would be: secret.

  • elizabeth says:

    1} the grace ring is my favorite
    2} i would describe her rings as ‘melodic’

  • Estera Balarie says:

    I LOVE the Sally ring. I’d describe it as ethereal. So delicate, feminine, and romantic.

  • Kristin says:

    My favorite is the Audrey (the Shimmer Ring with Diamonds and Rose Quartz). It’s such a beautiful and dreamy looking ring!!

    I would describe her rings as airy. So gorgeous!!

  • I have been looking for something to replace my wedding band that was lost and the Lucy: Mermaid Ring w. Blue Topaz is perfect and would look great staked with the “Sally” ring! Not only is it gold and crisp blue (one of my fav combos) BUT Lucia is my daughter’s name! How sweet would it be to pass one down to her. And if you name a ring “Lucy”(the patron saint of the blind) the only word to describe it would be =

  • Cristalia says:

    Totally in love with the Grace ring! Betsey Sook’s jewelry in a word is ELEGANT but I can also say it is sweet and delicate – perfect for every girl.
    <3 -Cristalia

  • my favorie ring is the Farrah mermaid ring with green amethyst! My favorite stone and rose cut in gold?!? simple and delicate.

  • The Audrey: Shimmer Ring w. Diamonds and Rose Quartz is stunning. It’s perfect for the girl who doesn’t need a huge diamond to show she is loved. The Audrey ring speaks to true beauty and the clean, beautiful lines of nature. I love it!

  • I think an appropriate description would be “subtly ethereal”, as in: the jewelry has a quality that seems otherworldly, but it doesn’t try too hard to grab attention (the subtle is very important here!). The Raquel is my favorite ring!

  • Jenn says:

    My favorite piece is the Brigitte: Mermaid Ring w. Lemon Quartz. I have always loved mermaids and considered myself to be one. I would definitely describe it as fanciful and magical.

  • Nicole D. says:

    Grace: Mermaid Ring w. Smokey Quartz is my favorite. All of the jewelry brings to mind the word aqueous. They are just beautiful… I love the unique color of the smokey quartz!

  • Nikki says:

    I love the Mermaid Ring with Smokey Quartz.. I think the whole collection is “ethereal” :)

  • Courtney F. says:

    I love the Audrey Shimmer Ring w. Diamonds and Rose Quartz. Her jewelry is absolutely otherworldly, as if it’s straight from fairyland!

  • Elizabeth says:

    I would say “eldritch” is a possible word, in a positive way over course; i.e. eerily beautiful! :) I love them all, but the Farrah Mermaid Ring is particularly enchanting!

  • K. Clara says:

    The Luella is definitely my favorite, it’s so feminine and delicate! I’d describe Betsey Sook’s designs as “idyllic”.

  • Jessie says:

    My favorite is the Farrah mermaid ring with the green amethyst. And I think a lovely word to describe this beautiful collection is “coquettish.” They are simply elegant, without gaudiness; but they have a little flirty color and modern shapes!

  • zehra says:

    My favourite Betsey Sook is the Christina: Papillon Diamond Triple Ring (White Gold).
    I would definitely describe her collection as majestic.

  • Maya says:

    1) My favorite piece is the Audrey ring. 2) I would describe Betsey Sook jewelry as empyreal. It reminds of something a Greek goddess would wear.

  • I love the Luella! I would describe Betsey’s work as “ethereal”. If I win, you can contact me at elizabeth dot k dot parisi at gmail dot com.

  • Alexis says:

    The Sally is my favorite. It’s so beautiful. A word I’d use to describe the line is eloquent. The jewelry is perfectly expressive and concise.

  • Emily says:

    I love the Stella Mermaid ring with Purple Amethyst. I would describe her designs as clean.

  • Gillian says:

    I love the smoky quartz in the “Grace.” Her jewelry is graceful and elegant, with a beautiful simplicity.

  • Sarah Lewis says:

    Absolutely love Sally: Stardust Ring w. White Quartz. All of these rings are stunning.

  • Heather says:

    I am torn between the Christina and the Audrey! All of the rings are just gorgeous! I think my one word to describe her work would be: balanced. As a designer myself I realize how hard it is to stop designing and let it be.

  • Paulina says:

    I really love the Christina Ring! It’s soo elegant and unique! The word i would describe her work as is “opulent” because all of her designs are fit for a queen:)

  • Leanne says:

    I can’t tell whether I like the Mermaid (green amethyst) or Josie better! Both are ethereal!

  • Ellen says:

    I love love love this jewelry! My favorite is the Audrey: Shimmer Ring with Diamonds and Rose Quartz. Since I can only choose one word to describe these pieces, I would say that they are celestial.

  • Kelly H says:

    Each Betsey Sook piece is so perfect. My favorite is the Luella ring and I think her style can best be described as “harmonious”….

  • I love the Sally: Stardust ring! The word that comes to mind for me is timeless.

  • Alli says:

    my favorite is the Grace: Mermaid Ring with Smokey Quartz! The magic word for me is Integrity.

  • Jesse says:

    I like the Luella Papillon Diamond Triple Ring. A word to describe these? Transparent.

  • The Shelly is my fave! If I had to describe her jewelery I would say simplistic! Each piece looks feminine without being over the top flashy!

  • Allison Quinn says:

    I love the Stella Mermaid ring with the Purple Amethyst! The word for me is confident – these are rings that say you know what you want and you love beauty and simplicity.

  • Jessica says:

    Farrah: Mermaid Ring w. Green Amethyst was my favorite.
    The word that popped into my head when looking at these rings was “gamine”

  • Natalie A. says:

    I love these designs. The Josie and Raquel are my favorites. Ethereal is the only I could describe them!

  • I love the Sally ring with White Quartz, absolutely beautiful and would be a treasure for life! I am between two description words, whimsical, because of the colours and delicated nature of the rings and understated, I love jewellery that is quietly confident, that you need to pay attention to admire, love it!

  • Lindley says:

    I think the Audrey is my favorite, though they’re all beautiful! And the word I would use to describe Betsey’s jewelry is “clean!”

  • Roman says:

    The Stella ring has to be my favorite. I’m sure it’s already been said, but to me, these pieces feel elegant and refined.

  • My favorite ring: Farrah, with her soft green stone and warm golden richness. One word to describe Betsey’s work: clean.

  • My favorite has to be the Stella because it reminds me so much of this ring my grandmother always wore and I loved. It’s tough to describe the perfectly simple beauty of Betsey’s jewelry in one word but I’d go with “lovely” even if that is quite a boring word I think it has a classy connotation.

  • Sarah says:

    I just love the Luella. Its gorgeous and simple, which I LOVE!

    If I were to describe her jewelry, I would have to say clean!

  • All of her pieces are just gorgeous, but I think my absolute favorite would have to be the Farrah Mermaid Ring w. Green Amethyst. And I think the perfect word to describe Betsey’s creations is ‘ethereal’!

  • Audrey says:

    All of the pieces are very beautiful! My favorite (for obvious reasons) is the Audrey!!! My name is not too common and to have it named for such a gorgeous ring is amazing. The Betsey creations are very elegant and have just a touch of femininity, which suits me perfectly and is why I love them!

  • Carol S says:

    Very hard to choose, but I do love the Josie. And if I had to boil her designs down to one word, I would have to say “delicate”. Everything seems so feminine and balanced!!

  • Christina B. says:

    I’m completely in love with Luella. Besides perfect, the best word for Betsey’s design must be timeless – timeless beauty and timeless design.

  • Lana Rose says:

    Farrah is stunning.

    Betsey’s work reminds me of the type of beauty in new love.,. Thus I have chosen the word mamihlapinatapais from the Yaghan language of Tierra del Fuego. It means: a look shared by two people, each hoping that the other will initiate something that both desire but that neither one wants to start.. It is considered the world’s most succinct word. Similarly, Betsey’s art is beautiful in it’s simplicity yet is hard to translate into words.

  • Jessica says:

    All the rings have their own special quality. I absolutely love the Josie ring. The best word to describe the Josie ring would be “essential.” It is an essential piece to wear, admire, and to present to someone you adore and cherish!

  • Oh my word. I love these rings. I don’t have a diamond ring, just a wedding band, by my own choice, because I have never found any that I liked…until these. I think I have a three way tie between the Audrey, the Lucy and the Christina. Ahhh. Because I have never been so moved by diamond jewelry before, my word to describe is one-and-only.

  • Kelly in DC says:

    My fav is the Luella. I would describe Betsey Sook jewelry as charismatic.

  • Isabel G says:

    So beautiful! I love the Sally and Lucy rings. I would describe Betsey Sook jewelry as inspiring!

  • Leandra says:

    The Audrey ring grabbed me first. I would say all of the pieces convey a sense of being “untethered”.

  • Michelle says:

    The Sally ring is absolutely my favorite piece, although the Farrah and Audrey rings are a very close second and third. I feel a sense of restraint, reflection, and quiet elegance in all the designs, and after reading all of the posted comments and stories shared here, it’s even more apparent to me that Betsey’s creations are EVOCATIVE.

  • Stacey C says:

    My favorite piece of her jewelry is the Sally and Grace. One one: simplicity. Love!

  • i’m obsessed with the raquel. and the one word that kept coming to mind as i browsed the site was ‘magical.’ really these gems are unreal!

  • Britt says:

    I love the Sally: Stardust Ring w White Quartz. Once word: Lucent. So dazzling and bright in such a simple way. pick me! pick me!

  • Claire says:

    The Sally ring is probably my favorite though it is very difficult to choose just one! Betsey clearly has the word “feminine” in mind when she designed these delightful beauties! yes, that’s the word that describes these rings best, “feminine.”

  • Angela says:

    I love the Sally ring! I would be so lucky to wear such a delicate piece of jewelry!

  • Andrea says:

    I would definitely describe Betsey’s jewelry as ethereal. Just gorgeous! The Raquel is my favorite!

  • Emily Johnson says:

    Shelly – oh that pink! In one word – slight, emphasis on light.
    emilydgoodrich at yahoo dot com

  • Linda says:

    I love the Audrey Shimmer Ring and I love the cool names you give you’re jewelry. My word to describe you guys would be energetic

  • I cannot get over how beautiful the Raquel ring is. Beyond stunning.
    Stunning is my word

  • Meredith says:

    I love her jewelry! My favorite is the Christina, My word would have to be: classic!

  • Angela says:

    I would love to win this beautiful ring! I think the word that describes the Sally ring is delicate.

  • Kathleen says:

    My fav is the Sally. It’s classic and modern at the same time (more than one word but. . . )

  • Mary Frances says:

    I love the Audrey! I think my word is serene – they have such a calming simplicity. They’re all so beautiful.

  • Lindsy Morgan says:

    The smokey quartz mermaid ring would never leave my finger. One Word: sincere.

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