Looking for something a little less predictable and one-of-a-kind for your next gift? We’ve got you covered! Covering everything from substantial silver to delicate gemstones, join us as we guide you through the realm of gift-giving and say goodbye to predictable gifts as we choose gifts that will make your special occasions unforgettable.
There are many guides for gifts for him and gifts for her, but what about when you’re looking for something a little bit different? Unusual gifts can be hard to find; luckily here at AC Silver we are able to offer our customers a whole host of cute and quirky antique items that are sure to be treasured for years to come. If you’re searching for some unusual luxury gifts this year, then look no further. Read on to see our top picks for uncommon gifts that are sure to make sure your gift is one to remember.
What Defines a Luxury Gift?
Off the top of your head when you think ‘luxury gift’ you might be thinking the big-ticket items, the expensive ones, but that’s not necessarily the case. Luxury is should not be defined by price but rather the quality, craftsmanship and details of an item. You can easily find gifts at a high price point, but does their quality match?
It’s important to take this into consideration when shopping for a luxury gift, which we understand can often be tiring. That’s where we come in to help. Antique and vintage gifts can be of such high quality and craftsmanship that there will be no doubt in anyone’s mind that this is a luxury gift.
Ways to Gift a Luxury Gift
Holiday, birthdays, graduations and weddings are great opportunities to gift loved ones but really you could gift a luxury gift at any moment you feel the need! No one has ever said no to a present ‘just because’ but for luxury gifts its thought they are reserved for more special occasions and milestones.
Unusual Luxury Gifts For Him
Luxury antique goods will certainly be welcomed by men who appreciate the finer things in life, but Think of these pieces as an investment, antique gifts can last well beyond the say they are given, and be passed down through generations and become heirloom pieces.
Animal Related Gifts
Animal related antiques are always a winner. This is because this theme is perfectly suited to some of the most interesting styles and designs out there. Animal antiques are particularly unique because they often have lots of character. Animals have inspired creatives for centuries, which means that there is an endless supply of unusual antiques to choose from. This is ideal when you are searching for that special yet stunning gift.
Nothing says unusual like a novelty gift. These gifts are a wonderful way of demonstrating just how well you know someone. If you’re searching for a present that is as special as the recipient, then look no further. These quirky gifts may only suit specific personalities, however when they meet their match they will be cherished forever. The pieces below perfectly demonstrate how to think outside of the box. An antique ‘fish’ spice box would be well loved by the chef in your life, whilst these antique Punch and Judy card or menu holders would be a perfect match for the jokers out there. For the gardener in your life, they might adore these Edwardian sterling silver wheelbarrow bonbon dishes, which would make a fine addition to a collection or a beautifully crafted silver ornament. Take a risk with a novelty gift as with pieces as stunning as these, it is sure to pay off.
Unusual Luxury Gifts For Her
Think outside the box next time you’re in need of a luxury gift for her with a beautiful antique or vintage piece she can be amazed by! We have a couple suggestions in mind if you needed a guide;
Cocktail and Bar Gifts
No matter the occasion, get the celebrations started with some unusual cocktail and bar gifts. Hosting is made all the more fun with the addition of quirky cocktail accessories. Not only are these practical, they are stylish too- and make the perfect conversation starter! For any friends and family who love to party, consider these pieces as a fun alternative present. Cocktail shakers are a must for any respectable host; these antique silver pieces are made all the more interesting when you consider how many parties they must have served at.
Antique Scent Bottles
Perfume bottles make beautifully sophisticated gifts for those who appreciate all things vintage and antique. Since ancient times, antique scent bottles have been used to contain perfume and are often considered works of art. Perfume is often a more common luxury gift, so think differently and gift her a stunning scent bottle that not only would look beautiful on a dresser but are often highly collectable items.
Brooches might not be your usual go-to when it comes to gifting jewellery, but this year the humble brooch has had a major revival, becoming a major trending accessory. Gift her something she might not expect whether it’s a diamond brooch or something on the unusual side like this dolphin brooch or such as a brooch in the model of a favourite animal or other unique shape and style.
Hopefully this guide to some unusual luxury gifts will inspire you to think outside of the box the next time you. From diamonds to dragons there is sure to be an antique gift that is perfectly suited to your needs. And if you prefer something a little more traditional, then why not check out our impressive selection of antique jewellery and silverware!