Welcoming a new baby in to the world and celebrating the christening is an occasion that brings much joy and hope to everyone. If you are a lucky godparent, or new parents or perhaps a close friend or relative then you will need a gift that marks the special event. From uncles and aunts to mums and dads, baby gifts can be heartfelt, fun, or Sentimental. Items that can be kept as a reminder, or that can be Personalised with an engraved name or a date are especially popular.
Personalised Christening Gifts
If you need a gift for the new baby that will be the perfect cot companion then try this gorgeous Plush Toy. The super soft and luxurious fabric makes this toy extra cuddly and his floppy ears can be personalised with baby's name. This Day You Were Born Book will make a lovely keepsake that documents all important events from birth and beyond.
Traditional Christening Gifts
Give a traditional christening present that can be kept for a lifetime with our stunning personalised Digger Money Box or the Personalised Teddy Cutlery Set. This Christening Day Candle can be personalised with a name and special message and kept in the baby's room as a reminder of the special occasion.
Christening Gifts for Girls
Our unique selection of baby girl gifts is the perfect place to find that special gift for a new goddaughter to cherish for years to come. For a delicate gift for a baby girl this Double Heart Names Bracelet will make a fantastic gift when presented in this Heart Trinket Box.
Christening Gifts for Boys
Why is silver given at christenings?
The traditional metal used for a christening gift is silver, this is because it was believed to symbolise wealth and independence, something the baby would benefit from in later years. Many centuries ago gIfts given at a christening were to wish the baby luck and protection. Silver become popular during Victorian times and was given as a way to ensure that the baby would prosper. Using it as a gift was viewed as a financial investment for the newborn. In modern times the traditional practice of giving silver as a christening gift has been used to generate many recogniseable items like spoons, rattles, and money boxes.
What is an appropriate Godparent gift?
If you need a gift to thank the new godparents for being a a part of the baby's upbringing then items that can be personlised to include a name and the date of the christening make a great present. Things like trinket boxes, jewellery, and commemorative keepsake gifts can all be used to show appreciation to those involved in the baby's life and recognise the new title of â€˜Godparent'.
How much should a christening gift cost?
There are many christening gifts to choose from and depending on who you are buying for, the baby, godparents, or new parents, there are many items to choose from. Typically, gifts that are used to celebrate christening events are a token to mark the occasion and are relatively inexpensive. Silver gifts may cost a little more but for the most part there are a vast number of gift items that are affordable.