If you are looking for gift ideas for your significant other who loves books, take a look at the list below.
A necklace made from miniature books. Cufflinks with embedded pages from classic books. A pendant with a quote from a favorite book. These are just a few ideas for personal items bibliophiles would love to receive.
The gift for the person you love should prove you know this person very well. There is nothing better than a gift that can be personalized. There are many of such gifts available on the web. Some of them you’ll find below.
When you pick up an item that can be customized, you can select one of several designs or motives, even add your own text or picture, or even design the item completely.
A new area to explore is what modern readers would potentially miss. And many ebook lovers miss the magic smell of old books. We share some of the items below, but make sure to explore the entire list of book-scented perfumes and candles.
Literary gifts – recommended sites
Etsy – this is the biggest online store with handmade goods. The selection of bookish gifts is impressive, so Etsy is a must-see destination, especially if you want to gift something unique in style. As all items are made to order, there are several ways to add a personal message – also for the bookish items listed below.
Zazzle – the site offers a huge variety of merchandise, from clothing, to home decor, to personal accessories. Users can upload their own image, or pick up one of the thousands of available designs.
RedBubble – A marketplace for custom designed items, including prints, stationery, cases & covers, or t-shirts. Opposite to other sites, such as CafePress, the quality of the artwork is much higher.
Not on the High Street – unlike other stores, the site offers beautiful things – showcased beautifully. The team is hunting for the best items on the net to include them in the growing catalog of curated products.
Amazon Handmade – if you are an Amazon customer, you should check out this newly opened store section. It includes over 200,000 hand-crafted items already, and is quickly growing. You’ll find here jewelry, home decor, kitchen & dining, furniture, stationery, among other categories.
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Miniature book necklace. Reminiscent of an old world stack of school books, this set of 3 tiny books is a perfect gift for anyone who loves books and loves to read. Each book is approximately 3/4 in long. Book colors are assorted, but you can message the shop owner if you have a preference for the color or order.
The necklace comes wrapped in tissue in a pretty organza drawstring bag, ready for gift-giving. ⇢ Amazon – $22.
“Wizard of Oz” Steampunk Charm Bracelet.Steampunk Wolf Shop offers on Amazon Handmade a rich-in-form bracelet referring to the Wizard of Oz. Dorothy’s red shoes take center stage while the tin man, cowardly lion and scarecrow surround her.
The bracelet includes red and moonlight Swarovski crystals. It’s finished in antique silver over brass or copper or bronze. ⇢ Amazon – $30.
“Nevermore” Slim Brass Cuff Bangle. Theis brass cuff features the quote from The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe: “Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary.”
The artwork has a translucent finish so you will be able to see the patina of the brass underneath. It’s easily adjustable to customize the fit to your wrist by using slight pressure once. ⇢ Etsy – $33.
Book Page Bead Necklace. This elegant necklace will surely become every woman’s favorite piece of jewelry. The 10-mm bead is covered with a page of a book. This particular piece is ready to be sold, but you can contact the shop owner via the online contact form, and there are big chances to make the necklace with a text from the giftee’s favorite book.
There are many other wonderful bookish personal items in the Nelli Joy shop. ⇢ Etsy – $12.
“Pride And Prejudice” Book Page Brooch. One of the most beautiful gifts for book lovers, this finch shaped brooch is made with original pages from damaged copies Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice.
Each brooch is different from others, and you can be sure this unique gift will be enjoyed only by one person in the world. ⇢ Not on the High Street – $9.
Book Worm Adjustable Wrap Ring. This wrap twist ring from The Silver Diva is a great gift for the lover of books. The ring is hand-crafted from aluminum, with a text “Book Worm” on the outside and the book icon stamp on the inside.
The ring can be made to order in any size from 5 to 15 and the ring is fully adjustable. ⇢ Amazon – $10.
Wuthering Heights Long Brass Bar Pendant. This long brass bar necklace is a perfect gift for the book-loving woman in your life. It features the quote from Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë: “He’s more myself than I am. Whatever our souls are made of his and mine are the same.”
The quote is spread over the four sides of the solid brass pendant that comes with a gold-plated 18-inch (45cm) chain. ⇢ Etsy – $32.
Personalized Naming Book Cufflinks.These fabulous handmade silver tone finish cufflinks look great on any cuff. The text will be personalized to your order. Your chosen names will be highlighted and clearly visible, printed in black on a white background.
Image area on each cufflink is approximately 1.5 cm. ⇢ Not on the High Street – $46.
Wine and a Good Book Expandable Charm Bracelet. The bracelet features the wine and book elements. The charms are securely attached to a silver plated bangle bracelet that, thanks to double loop, smoothly adjusts for a perfect fit. ⇢ Amazon – $23.99.
She’s the Beautiful Characters Literary Mug. A white 11-oz mug features a stylish typographic design of a text: “She’s the beautiful characters that mesmerized her in her favorite books. She’s full of dreams, and in hopes that one day they will all come true.”
The mug is handcrafted with special ink and heat-pressed by hand at home. Packed in a steady cardboard box. ⇢ Etsy – $16.
221B Baker Street Soy Candle. Inspired by Sherlock Holmes, this eco-friendly soy candle is a mixture of black tea and just a hint of the leather of old books. Perfect not only for fans of the famous detective and his trusty companion.
From the Page shop offers soy candles in thirty fragrances. Besides Sherlock Holmes, you’ll see here Winterfell, Nevermore, Narnia Forest, or Gatsby’s Shoreline. ⇢ Etsy – $10.
Form & Flux “Dusty Bookshelf” Scented Candle. This soy wax candle, designed and hand-crafted by Form & Flux, gives a marvelous feeling similar to that of being surrounded by shelves filled with books.
Light the candle and you’ll feel the aromas of musk, sandalwood, tea and spice.. Just like all other Form & Flux candles, “Dusty Bookshelf” is made with natural soy wax and essential oils. The minimum burn time is 25 hours. ⇢ Etsy – $16.
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