Engraved gifts are always received well. They are full of thoughtfulness and are appreciated because of all the time and effort put in to finding the perfect item that says the perfect message. One of the reasons the gifts are so well received is they look luxurious and stand well in any setting. There are so many items that can engraved in every style and price range. In fact, there is such a range that it can be overwhelming to choose the right gift.
The first thing you need to do is decide what you are trying to say. Are you trying to say ‘I love you’, ‘Thank you’, or ‘Congratulations’? More romantic presents are something personal like a ring, locket or watch; all of which can be engraved. Thank you presents tend not to be too extravagant, just a token of appreciation, such as personalized money clips, wallets or table ware. Congratulations can be fun, celebratory items that are to mark an achievement rather than look classic. Engraved glass, including wine glasses and plates, jewelry boxes and bar accessories all make for an excellent memory.
You could also consider engraved gifts as a tradition. Every year you could buy an engraved Christmas gift for the home or tree, or a birthday token to mark the next year. There are many lovely tree ornaments available and you can have the name and year engraved on them making a wonderful collection over the years.
Once you have decided what you are trying to say, thinking about the person or people come next. What would they like? What would they use? Would they want a practical or fun present? You can now get a full range of items to be engraved, from Baby utensils, table and kitchen ware to trophies and house ware. You really have to think hard what they would display and where they would display it. You want to buy them something that they appreciate and would use. If you can’t decide, engraved serving dishes, glass ware or wallets are a good all round choice. Reserve jewelry for that ‘someone special’ as it is a very personal item.
The last thing to decide is what you are going to have engraved. This is usually the hardest part. Think of phrases they use regularly, or memories you have had together. Sometimes the space is too small to get a large message, but a well-placed reminder such as place and date will serve the purpose of making a very acceptable gift into a very well loved and treasured gift.