Birthdays are always a special day, especially for the important loved ones in your life. Instead of the usual gift that can be bought from a store, why not go the extra mile and get them a gift that is as special and unique as them? A gift that they can treasure forever. When you want to give a gift that will be treasured, you have many options, but the main one to consider is a personalized gift. Here are some ideas for birthday gifts that are unique and could last a lifetime for your loved one.
A necklace can be a gift for men or women, but is more typically given to women. With a necklace, you have many different styles to choose from. If you want the necklace to be treasured, you’ll want to have it engraved with their name or initials. There are also personalized name necklaces, where the necklace includes a pendant which is shaped in their first name. A personalized name necklace can also be in a bar style, where the bar is either horizontal or vertical and includes room for engraving their name. Another type of unique necklace is a locket. A locket is a flat pendant which opens up with hinges on the side. The locket opens to reveal a picture or even a lock of hair. A locket is a perfect gift for moms and grandmas especially.
Bracelets are a great one size fits all style of gift, yet these stylish pieces of jewelry can also be a treasured gift. Choose a shiny stainless steel or sterling silver chain bracelet with a plate for engraving. Engrave their first name or even other meaningful wording. There are many other styles of bracelets to choose from as well, from textile and beaded bracelets to charm bracelets to silicone and leather bracelets. For a bracelet that can last a lifetime though, you’ll want to stick with the more durable stainless steel or sterling silver styles.
For men, cufflinks can and usually do last a lifetime, especially if you choose sterling silver, gold or plated styles. Engraved cufflinks are wonderful gifts that are useful and fashionable. They can be just the right addition to a suit and tie ensemble for the corporate man or for a man on his wedding day. Cufflinks also usually come in a nice box, perfect for storage and also impressive as a gift.
For moms, grandmothers, sisters, nieces and any woman in your life, a personalized jewelry box can be that perfect birthday gift that is treasured for a lifetime. Most jewelry boxes come in stainless steel, sterling silver or are gold plated, making them quite durable. Choose a heart shaped box for your girlfriend. Other shapes available include circle, oval and rectangle shapes. Each one can be engraved on the outside or inside with their name, initials or other meaningful wording. A jewelry box can also be a good gift for a man as well. After all, men have jewelry like watches, rings, even bracelets and necklaces too, and they need a place to store them. For men, make sure to choose a more masculine style with more geometric or roman embellishments.
A flask is certainly a unique gift to give anyone. A flask is simply a container for carrying around liquids. Typically, and traditionally used for hard liquor, they can carry around any liquid, even just water. A flask is flat so that it can be placed in a jacket pocket or a purse. When it comes to flasks, there are many styles to choose from, but most are typically stainless steel. Some come with leather or hard covers for protecting the flask. Some even come in a set with small shot glasses for sharing a drink with friends. There are even pink flask styles which are great for the ladies. To make this gift treasured, choose to have the flask engraved with their initials or first name on the side or cover.
Here’s another stylish choice for a man, a personalized pocket watch. This type of watch is unique in that it is made in an old-fashioned style. The watch mechanism is housed inside of a case with a cover and hinges which open to reveal the watch face. Pocket watches are coming back in style and are great as gifts for anyone who has a retro fashion style. The pocket watch is always hooked to a chain which attaches to a belt or jacket, making for a unique fashion statement. Make the pocket watch treasured by having it engraved on the outside or inside with their initials.
Personalized Pill Box
A personalized pill box is a great gift for seniors, or anyone who takes medications on a daily basis. This is a handy gift, but also quite unique, as it is usually made of stainless steel or sterling silver, giving it a fancy look. A pill box will have a covered space inside, often with separations for different types of pills. A pill box can be engraved with their name or initials making it extra special.
A really nice lighter is a gift that can last a lifetime and even be handed down from generation to generation. Many people even collect old lighters, as they are quite durable and handy devices. The best name in lighters is Zippo and there are hundreds of choices of styles to choose from to match the personality of the recipient. There are even licensed versions from professional sports teams. Make the lighter treasured by having it engraved with their name and a special message from you.
Personalized Pocket Knife
A pocket knife is a gift that can come in handy for so many uses. Any man would be delighted to receive a personalized pocket knife for his birthday. There are many styles to choose from as well. For each, you can have the handle of the knife engraved with his name to make it something he will use and treasure for life.