‘Tis the season, and if you are anything like me you are spending about 50% of your time (outside work hours of course) scratching your head, unsure of what to buy for your special someone. Luckily for you, and for me, the other 50% of my brain is used for my silver obsession. So I propose the following:
What If Santa Could Only Make Gifts From Silver
Silver is a one of those materials overlooked at Christmas, and for a soft metal it is pretty sturdy. Below I have come up with some silver gifts that may spark an interest or even an idea to help you with your Christmas shopping:
Gifts for Children
Shopping for a child is usually looking for the latest gadget or toy which will most likely break within weeks. My proposal is investing now in something that can entertain the child, they can treasure now and perhaps turn into a heirloom later. By this I mean animals, and here at AC Silver we have a rather unusual menagerie:
Gifts for Him
One of the hardest gifts to buy is for a man who doesn’t know what he wants (or already has everything). How about:
Gifts for Her
Every man’s worst nightmare: what to buy for a woman? May we suggest:
A gift for a couple is one of the hardest things to buy as you have to find something to suit both individuals. Have you ever considered:
Novelty and Unusual Items
Not all silverware has to seem so serious; silversmiths have often crafted items with a diverse theme, which may seem more suitable this year than a new novelty jumper:
If the thought of silver is sparking your imagination, yet you feel you need more inspiration as you fancy some other gift ideas, please do not hesitate to contact us or pop into the shop.
Rachel O'Keefe-Coulson – Multimedia Manager
Rachel O'Keefe is our 'silver lady' spending her days handling silverware and processing these items for the AC Silver website. Amazingly, Rachel’s favourite items of silverware are spoons, for which she has developed a true affinity.