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  • Finding a Sentimental Gift for the Bride
  • Rusty Lowell
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Finding a Sentimental Gift for the Bride

Finding a Sentimental Gift for the Bride
From the engagement party to the big day, a wedding offers plenty of opportunities for gift giving. But, anyone can pick up a gift card or grab something off the registry. Often, the groom, her parents, sisters, best friends and future in-laws wish to give something more meaningful than a set of towels. For those closest to the bride, giving a sentimental gift is an opportunity to celebrate a special relationship during one of the most important times in her life.

From high-fashion brides to classically elegant ladies, jewelry is the perfect sentimental gift. No matter which piece you choose, look for high-quality pieces that she will cherish long after the ceremony. Most brides carefully plan their wedding days, down to the last detail, including the jewelry they will wear. While she is sure to wear your gift many times throughout the years, always happily remembering the one who gave it to her, she may opt not to wear it on the big day. Trust that your gift is well-loved and means the world to her, even if she doesn’t wear it down the aisle.
As you search for a sentimental gift to give the bride, carefully consider her taste and style. Even if she loves the thought behind the token, she may not wear it if doesn't fit her fashion sense and lifestyle.

Monogram necklace
One of the most exciting parts of the wedding for many brides is taking a new last name. Help her celebrate the change in her moniker with a monogram necklace. From dainty to statement-sized, there is something for every fashionable lady, no matter her style. Opt for a classic necklace featuring three initials, with her new surname taking center stage. On either side, place her first initial and either that of her middle name, or her maiden name.

Engraved date necklace
As her wedding date turns into her anniversary, it will forever be a day she remembers fondly. Even seeing the numbers will bring a smile to her face, so help her remember the special date with an engraved necklace. There are plenty of engravaeble options with something to suite every taste. Many varieties, such as the Anna Bee Jewelry 2 Rectangle Initials & Heart Tag Necklace, feature two tags. Use one to inscribe the date and the other, her new last name.

Birthstone jewelry
 On a day focused on celebrating the future, add a sweet touch with a gift that also celebrates her roots. Birthstone rings, necklaces or earrings are especially meaningful when coming from her parents or grandparents. To really make the gift special, add a note with your memories from her birth, or just a photo of Mom or Dad cradling her as a baby.
A custom piece celebrating several generations is sure to being a tear to her eye. Opt for a necklace, such as the Zina Kao Silver Flat Medium Birthstone Heart Necklacee, or a bracelet with birthstone charms representing her, her mother and grandmother. As she turns from bride to new mom, she will be able to add additional charms to welcome her own little ones.

Monogram Necklace

Engraved Date Necklace

Birthstone Jewelry
Fine jewelry
After the expense of a wedding, beautiful jewelry may not be in the budget for the newlyweds for some time. Even trendy ladies that love of-the-moment costume jewelry need a few pieces of fine jewelry to pull out for special occasions. Give her a truly exquisite piece of fine jewelry to start her married life in. Choose a ring, necklace, earrings or a bracelet featuring her favorite gemstone. For an over the top gift, splurge on a matching set of a few items. Give the give extra sentimental value by having the jewelry engraved with something meaningful to your relationship, such as a sweet nickname, the date, a quote or a message.

Splurge on a matching set of items
Classic pearls
Pearls are a wedding day staple, but they are also classic jewelry pieces that every well-dressed woman should have in her wardrobe. High-quality pearls will last a lifetime and, whether or not she adds them to her wedding ensemble, she will surely wear them again and again in the years to come.

Look for hand-knotted necklaces in either a long rope, or a single or double princess-length strand. Pearl stud or drop earrings are also classic choices that make elegant gifts for the bride.
Something blue
Every bride should walk down the aisle with something new, something borrowed and something blue. The colorful portion of that tradition is the most fashionable and provides excellent inspiration for a sentimental gift. Help her complete her wedding wardrobe with a beautiful pair of blue topaz or sapphire earrings or a bracelet. No matter which you choose, she will always remember that you helped fulfill a special wedding day tradition.
For a sentimental gift with a vintage vibe, give the bride a pretty locket. Choose a classic gold or sterling silver version, such as the Zina Kao Heart Locket Pendant Necklace . Make the gift even more special by slipping a photo of the two of you inside. Or, write a brief love note to enclose in the locket.

Classic Pearl

Something Blue

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