Jewellery Gift Giving Guide
From milestones like graduations and engagements to annual celebrations like Christmas, Hannukah and Diwali, there are some occasions that call for a gift to commemorate the moment. Here are some of the most common gift-giving occasions and a few ideas for jewellery gifts to make them extra special.
When it comes to jewellery gift occasions, some milestones are no-brainers. Life changing moments like getting married, expanding your family, or finishing a degree that you’ve been working toward for years don’t happen every day—and that means they deserve to be acknowledged. Start the next stage of life off right with a thoughtful gift that will help keeps happy memories close.
High school, college or even a trade school graduation is a significant achievement. Commemorate this goal with a substantial piece of jewellery like a watch, perfect for both men and women. Pearl jewellery is often given to women upon graduation as well, as it symbolizes a welcome to adulthood.
2. New baby
After nine long months, your new bundle of joy has arrived. Now's the time to honour the new mom for all the hard work she put into her pregnancy with a 'push gift.' Diamond stud earrings are the traditional push gift, however stackable rings (one for mom, dad and baby) or family rings or pendants with everyone's birthstone are thoughtful choices as well. Gifts for the new baby might include delicate bracelets, children’s earrings or a meaningful pendant necklace to save for when he or she is older.
One of the most momentous occasions, it is traditional for the bride and groom to gift each other with something special before the ceremony. For the groom, personalized gifts like watches, cuff links and valets or watch boxes are always good choices. For the bride, the groom might choose diamond earrings or a diamond or gemstone pendant to complement her bridal attire.
It’s also common for the bride and groom to get gifts for their wedding party to thank them for being part of their big day. Some people like to choose a piece of jewellery the wedding party can wear the day-of. Consider cufflinks or a watch for the groomsmen and a pair of earrings or a necklace for the bride’s maids.
Whether it’s a milestone birthday, anniversary year or you’re looking for a gift that will make the holiday season a little brighter, annual celebrations are the perfect time to make a loved one feel special with a thoughtful gift that shows how much you care.
Everyone has them once a year like clockwork. And everyone loves to be celebrated on their special day. One of the most meaningful gifts is birthstone jewellery. Classic and modern designs in rings, necklaces, earrings, bracelets and more, featuring a breathtaking gemstone for each month, are the perfect gift for both him and for her.
This is one annual celebration that absolutely cannot be forgotten! Reflect upon your loving commitment with diamond anniversary bands in styles for both him and her. Three‐stone diamond or gemstone rings celebrate your past, present and future together and are always welcomed. Or go modern‐yet‐personal with an engraved fashion pendant or a couple's ring.
Christmas can be a magical time of year, so make it even more memorable for a loved one with a jewellery gift they’ll cherish for years to come. Every member of the family will appreciate a little something special for Christmas. Whether it’s a birthstone pendant for your daughter, a pair of gemstone earrings for your fiancé, or a designer watch for your father, everyone knows the best gifts come in small packages.
Now is not the time to be subtle! Make your feelings known with heart‐themed pendants, adorned with sparkling diamonds or colourful gemstones. Infinity symbol‐themed designs express your everlasting love and are a meaningful choice.
Lunar New Year
The Lunar New Year is a celebration of the arrival of spring and the start of a new year on the lunisolar calendar. Celebrated in China and many other countries across East Asian, South Asian, the Middle East and beyond, the Lunar New Year is an important holiday for many cultures. As a time for family reunions and hope, a personalized or engraved piece of jewellery is a thoughtful way to either commemorate the end of a significant year or the beginning of a new one.
Celebrated by Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists and Jains living all over the world, Diwali is a five-day festival that brings families together to celebrate at the end October. The festival of lights marks the beginning of a new year and is observed by Hindus all over the world. If you can’t be physically with your family for Diwali, make up for it by sending a thoughtful gift of jewellery. Gold, diamonds, and gemstones are always welcome Diwali gifts.
Hanukkah is an eight-day Jewish celebration that takes place at the end of December to commemorate the recovery of Jerusalem. Jewish families all over the world celebrate Hanukkah with varying traditions of meals, gift-giving, and get-togethers. Star of David or Hams pendants, earrings and rings are all thoughtful options for Hanukkah gifts.
Whether it’s the first Father’s Day or the fiftieth, every year that goes by as a parent is special. Let your dad know how much you appreciate him with a thoughtful Father’s Day gift. From designer watches to a solid gold chain, choose a gift that fits your dad’s sense of style.
With everything mothers, stepmothers, and grandmothers do for their families, they deserve a special day that is all about them. Show your mother figure some love with a Mother’s Day gift from the heart. A personalized necklace, bracelet, or pair of gold earrings she’d never splurge on for herself are all thoughtful gifts for the mom in your life.
Faith-based milestones deserve recognition too. Meant to be treasured for years to come, a gift to recognize a commitment to faith is just as meaningful to give as they are to receive.
Baptisms, Communions and Confirmations
Baptisms, communions, and confirmations are steps in a journey of the faith for many religions. Commemorate the occasions with delicate jewellery designed specifically for children and teens. Necklaces, bracelets, or earrings features crosses, hearts, wings, angels or infinity symbols are all beautiful choices to recognize the milestones achieved.
Bar and Bat Mitzvahs
Bar and bat mitzvahs are coming-of-age ceremonies for Jewish boys and girls when they reach their 12th or 13th birthdays. This is when they are now considered an adult and have the opportunity to decide for themselves if they want to continue practicing Judaism. Commemorate the big day with a piece of jewellery that makes them feel grown up and proud of their faith.
Gift Giving Quiz
Still not sure what type of gift you’re looking for? Our gift-giving quiz can help you narrow down your options and choose a gift they’ll love.