Have a special occasion coming up? Maybe it’s a once in a lifetime event like a special anniversary, a milestone birthday or a retirement? No matter, there is one type of gift that will be perfect for any of these occasions and many more. I’m talking about a personalized gift. Read on to learn some ideas for gifts that will be treasured on any special occasion.
Here’s a gift that will be treasured for most any special occasion. It also makes for an impressive looking gift when opened. A personalized jewelry box can be the perfect gift for a graduation, retirements, anniversaries and milestone birthdays. It’s perfect because you can choose the ideal style for their personality, such as a heart shaped box or something more traditionally shaped like a square, rectangle or oval box, but you can also make it special by having the box engraved on the outside or inside with wording and perhaps the date of the occasion to make it extra special. A jewelry box can also hold something inside, making this a great way to propose, give a promise ring or just add some extra jewelry gifts inside to take your gift over the top.
Necklaces are great gifts for any occasion but can be made unique by having them engraved. There are many styles of necklaces that can be engraved, such as name necklaces, name bar necklaces and necklace and pendant sets. You will typically have the necklace engraved on the pendant. For a graduation, retirement, anniversary or milestone birthday, a necklace with a beautiful pendant with meaningful engraving will surely be treasured for many years to come.
A watch is a typical gift for retirements, but can also be great gifts for graduations and milestone birthdays. Watches can also be engraved on the back to include congratulations or some other meaningful wording. You can go with a standard wrist watch or choose the fantastically unique pocket watch. A pocket watch makes a gorgeous and classy gift for retirements and milestone anniversaries since they have plenty of room for engraving on the inside. For example, for a retirement, the company and co-workers can pitch in to get the retiree a beautiful pocket watch that is engraved with their name, date and well wishes on their retirement. Wrist watches are also certainly great gifts for special occasions as well and these are not only available in traditional stainless steel but are now also available in eco-friendly wood styles. Yes, there are now watches with bands and faces made of wood. These unique watches are wonderful for people who care about the planet and can be engraved just like other types of watches.
There are many types of photo gifts available these days. Gone are the pixelated images printed onto t-shirts and banners of yesteryear with outdated equipment. These days, there are companies who will print a treasured photo onto many different types of gifts and jewelry, and with spectacular results since the equipment for printing photos onto gift items is very advanced. You’ll get sharp, colorful results that are also durable enough to use on a daily basis. Consider a photo mug for that coffee lover. A treasured photo can be printed onto the side of a high quality coffee mug just for them. Or consider a photo pendant necklace or bracelet. Yes, photos can now be printed onto pendants of stainless steel or other metals. You can also choose a photo frame, which makes a great gift for older people who might not be tech savvy and may not be able to take or print their own digital pictures. A personalized photo frame can be engraved on the frame with wishes for the special occasion and a date plus have a high quality print made of a special photo to include on the inside of the frame. Another wonderful option for a special occasion gift that is unique would be a personalized locket pendant. A locket is simply a pendant which is flat but has hinges on the side where it opens to reveal engraving and a photo. While the photo needs to be small, it would mainly be for a photo of a person or even a pet.
A ring doesn’t always have to be for a proposal of marriage or a commitment. No, it can also be a great gift for many different occasions, especially if you choose a unique style of ring. Not only can a ring often be engraved on the outside, but also on the inside. Unique styles of rings that are great to give on a special occasion include Christian themed rings with crosses or fish, colorful rings with rainbows for gay pride, signet rings, rings with geometric styles and claddagh rings. There are even fun, color changing mood rings which can be engraved. So, rings don’t always have to be for couples, they can also be great gift items for special occasions.
A flask is quite a unique and classy gift for many occasions. A flask is simply a container for liquid that is in a more flat shape so that it can be easily carried in a person’s pocket or purse. A flask is a great special occasion gift since it has lots of room for engraving, but it’s also a gift that is very unique and not given very often. One thing to be aware of however, is that you want to make sure the person you give a flask to enjoys drinking hard liquor. Hard liquors like bourbon, scotch, vodka or tequila are most often used in flasks. However, there are no rules that say you can’t carry around your water or some other liquid inside a flask. A flask gift can be quite extravagant, where you can choose a flask set which includes a matching case and even a set of glasses that can be used to share a drink with friends.