The aspect of gifting our loved ones with a special memento is a custom that is ingrained in us. Valentine’s Day is just round the corner and the dilemma of choosing the right gift for our loved ones has started bothering us.
However, if those you love belong to the maritime industry or are interested by everything related to the sea then surprise them this time with some unique nautical gifts.
Gift items inspired by nautical or maritime theme is a major novelty as they provide a singular insight into the unique sea-world while also adding a unique antiquity of their own.
Mentioned below are nautical gifts that you can choose from to gift your loved ones this festive season:
1. Ship Wheel
The wheel of the ship is a one-of-its-kind nautical gift as it brings to mind memories of a bygone era of the sailing world. This is a famous nautical decor item.
2. Nautical Wall Hooks
Nautical Wall hooks are elegant showpieces to possess especially if they feature excellent craftsmanship of delicateness and aestheticism. Wooden wall hooks crafted in the form of vessel anchors can thus make for an interesting nautical gift.
3. Marine Telescope/Marine Binoculars
Be it telescopes or be it contemporary versions in the form of waterproof marine binoculars, both these items are nautical gifts that set a trend.
4. Ship Shaped Bookends
Book-ends shaped in the form of a ship separating literary marvels can be doubly inspiring..
5. Ship in Bottle
A small handcrafted ship in bottle present can make ae anyone curious about is design. What better than giving a gift that surprises and amazes at the same time.
6. Wooden Ship Models
The marine world is one that intrigues and mesmerizes. For those individuals, who haven’t had a chance to enter the actual maritime domain, giving a ship model as a gift would be the perfect way for them to have their one-on-one with the intriguing marine arena. Ship models are one of the most famous nautical gifts in the marine world.
7. Ship Games
For connoisseurs of computer simulated games, gifts of computer simulated games involving the maritime domain is the perfect icing on the cake of festive seasons. These nautical gifts are both entertaining and educational at the same time.
8. Nautical Books
For people interested in academia and the maritime world, there’s no better a gift than academic books about the marine world.
9. Maritime Novels
Several prominent authors have penned fascinating tales using the seas and the oceans as the pivotal characters. Giving these maritime books as nautical gifts thus not only would inspire people to reconnect with the facet of reading, but provide a reading material set in a totally new background.
10. Nautical Bells
Ship Bells had their own relevance in the foregone era of the marine world. Gifting nautical bells thus stand to invoke the singular place of honor that these gongs commanded.
11. Nautical Frames
Photographs serve as one of the best means to capture and cherish the memories. What better than gifting a loved person some cool nautical frames to not only uplift the mood but also the decor.
12. Nautical Pillow
Yet another gift to add nautical feel to your decor, these pillows also have quotes and messages on them to give a special touch.
13. Nautical Doormats
Nautical-themed gifts in the form of doormats become the most appropriate gift collectible as they help people invite guests in with an unequaled sense of nostalgia.
14. Nautical Towels
For those people who believe in collecting unusual curios, gifting nautical towels as nautical gifts is the apt gift item collectible.
15. Bosun Pipe
Boatswains form an integral part of the merchant navy and gifting loved ones with a bosun pipe is the most unorthodox yet a deeply poignant nautical gift token.
16. Decorative Sextant
Sextants are an alluring collectible to possess and presenting a sextant as a nautical gift souvenir would be a token that can be employed practically than being a mere decorative curio.
17. Nautical Wind Chime
Wind chimes infuse melody resonating like no other. A nautically inspired wind chime provides the most perfect gift setting as it sets the tone, both for one’s vision and hearing.
18. Nautical Jewellery
For those interested in donning really beautiful yet unconventional jewellery, jewellery with nautical motifs is the most salutary pick of a festive season memento.
19. Nautical Box
A small box can be used to store and keep special things or can be simply used as a jewellery box or a nautical decor item for the showcase.
20. Nautical Signs
Nautical signs emphasize the facet of gifts that stand alone in their appeal to people with stand-alone tastes. These signs are inspired by names of ship’s deck or different areas of the ship.
21. Nautical Lighthouse Candle Holder
While owning lighthouses will be as impossible as ever, gifting loved ones with nautically themed candle holders in the form of lighthouses is definitely a collector’s token to watch out for.
22. Marine Compass
As gift collectibles, compasses serve myriad purposes. They can either be practically applied by enthusiasts or simply laid out for observers to admire with undiminished sheen to their appeal as presents and mementos.
23. Nautical Flask
This nautical-themed flask allows for an easy view of the contents.
24. Nautical Themed Kitchen Accessories
With gift items like these, kitchens get transformed into an impromptu galley with all the trimmings and furnishings. These cute nautical themed gifts can surely make any “sea-loving” person happy.
25. Decorative Nautical Life Buoy
Gifting these collectible furnishings to fashion homes lends an unparalleled vista for guests and family alike as they provide simplistic beauty with an unmatched aesthetic allure. This nautical gift is a perfect setting at the entrance of ones home.
26. Nautical Furniture
Gift items in terms of nautical-inspired furniture furnishings are varied and numerous. Selecting the most appropriate gift furniture item thus is as interesting as gifting the token. This is one nautical gift everyone would love.
27. Swiss Knife
Swiss knives are the right accompaniment in any scenario. A handy tool with an attractive finish, a Swiss knife as a gift item memorabilia is a thoughtful way of expressing one’s gifting intentions. This is a must have for all sailors and makes an excellent nautical gift item.
28. Nautical Clothing
Shirts and T-shirts with maritime motifs are the right festive endowments that boast of utility, quirkiness and absolute unconventionality. This is the best nautical gift for the fashionable ones
29. Nautical Key-chains
Small mementos that can be tagged to anything, nautical key chains are the best gifts for those wanting to keep a miniature association of the maritime world, at all times on their person.
30. Nautical Themed Wrist Watches
Watches define their wearers. Presenting wrist watches inspired by the maritime theme for enthusiasts in awe with the oceans and all that it entails thus is self-explanatory.
31. Nautical Hygrometer
For individuals interested in the technicalities of the oceans and its atmosphere, nothing speaks more than a worthy token as the nautical hygrometer does.
32. Movie DVDs
Marine themed Movie enthusiasts can see their beloved domain come to life on their TV and computer screens with a gift item like movie DVDs. A compilation of the same accounting for a longer time immersion into reel life action often inspired from real-maritime events.
33. Nautical Lamps
Illuminating lamps with motifs inspired from the maritime world are the best gifts as they brighten homes with a flourish unlike no other lamps and shades. Such gifts are perfect for nautical decor.
34. Decorative Fishnets
Fishnets as decorative settings given as nautical gifts set the perfect tone for a household with a choice of furnishings never seen before.
35. Nautical Clocks
Clocks come in myriad shapes and forms. A nautical-themed clock however sets apart a home with its unique workmanship and beautifully adorned hands and dials.
Memorabilia like sundials bring to life, timepieces of a bygone epoch thus making them the perfect gift token in the most modern of backdrops.
37. Decorative Anchors
Presents of anchors as nautical gifts to be used as interior decorative items are singular not only in terms of their choice but also in terms of their artistic place at homes.
38. Marine Electronics
Marine-based electronic items based are most workable of gift items for electronic buffs as they provide a much wider dimension of choices as compared to the other existing electronic gift mementos. These is a perfect nautical gift for boating and sailing enthusiasts.
39. Nautical Flags
Nautical flags as tokens and gifts brighten the look of a household. In the festive season, nautical flags in the form of gifts can go a long way in terms of establishing a different kind of global connectivity.
40. Nautical Journal
Though penning down an event has become a bit old school, it will never get out of fashion for those who love to write and express their feeling through words.
Do you think more nautical gift ideas can be added to this list? We would be happy to know.
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