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How To Choose The Best Heirloom Gift The Person You Love
April 25, 2016
By Grace at Bella Bridal
As with any other gift, choosing the perfect wedding gift for the people you love should be done with care. The big day happens only once and is intended to be a lifetime commitment, and the proper gift may be kept for generations.
The best part, a treasured wedding gift does not necessarily have to be very expensive. If you have been combing through looking for the best heirloom gifts for your sister or cousin, here is all you need to keep in mind at all times.
First things first, a lot of consideration must be given to the origin of the heirloom itself. After all, who would want something that is factory made or that contains harmful chemicals that have the potential of degrading over time? Thankfully, handmade heirloom gifts are slowly being embraced almost everywhere, and the best part, buying a handcrafted and designed heirloom made with high quality materials is as easy as surfing the internet.
When it comes to heirloom gifts, materials matter. Take your time and research all of the materials used in the heirloom to ensure that it won’t show the signs of wear and tear over the years, and it is passed from hand to hand. Some of the most popular materials to consider for your heirloom might include silver, gold and bronze among others. That item really cannot become a true family heirloom if the colors start to fade early on or if the materials begin to break down.
Choice is yours
When giving heirloom wedding gifts, the choice is ultimately yours. The heirloom gist must in a way or another have special meaning to you. For example, the gift could be fashioned in your favorite shade of blue or made with copper, which hold special meaning to you. At the end, the sky has no limit when it comes to heirloom gist selection, but the latest trends, however, show that handmade jewelry and custom made dolls are some of the best options.
Top Heirloom Wedding Gifts You May Want To Consider
Do you have a piece of jewelry that grandpa or grandma wore to their wedding or special occasion? Well, that could be one f the best gifts. She can pin to her dress and pass that tradition on to all the brides in the family. For real, it cannot get better than that.
Passing on family recipes is one of the oldest traditions, but why not take it up a notch higher and bind those delectable treats. If you want to keep it simple, go for a scrapbook approach, including the recipes and possibly family pictures of the recipe originator or of the finished dish. With this , the story of family life will be shared through the heirloom to the younger generations yet to come.
At the end, while the amounts of options you have are virtually endless when it comes to these types of heirloom wedding gifts, the most amazing things about them is that they will bring all the love you hold in your heart into a tangible reality. Every time the recipient holds the heirloom in the palm, you will be remembered.