Special occasion gifts can sometimes leave you banging your head against a table wondering what you should buy for the occasion. Weddings and baby showers are usually accompanied with wish lists and gift registries but those gifts are not always available.
What about Easter or Christmas? If you’re still debating on what to give for a special occasion there are dozens of Faberge style eggs which make elegant gifts. This specialty gift can then be handed down as an heirloom piece and cherished for years to come.
Regardless of being a girl or boy Faberge style eggs are created in an array of colors to easily match the decor of a baby’s room. If you’d rather the egg symbolize the sex of the baby there are styles in red, pink, blue and green. Though it is not a gift the baby can play with it is one that mom can save as a keepsake.
Although the eggs come in bright vivid colors and different sizes specialty eggs are created for special themes. For example; wedding style eggs are available with figurines as center pieces. These eggs are usually bigger and are called goose or ostrich eggs. Due to the wedding theme the tones are in soft creams, whites and golds and are offered with Caucasian or African American figurines. To complete the entire look stands and carriages can accompany an egg.
Follow suit with Czar Alexander III and give a Faberge style egg for an Easter gift. Although it may not be an authentic Gustav Faberge piece; it holds a wonderful story behind the creation of the eggs.
Specialty lines have been created for holidays such as Christmas and Easter. A popular style is the Russian Nutcracker egg that opens down the center to reveal a Nutcracker. It’s embellished with gemstones, enamel and 22karat scroll work. This egg is also a musical egg and plays Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker Suite March.” There are also several versions with Jesus Christ art.
Whether it’s for an adult or a child there are many variations of Faberge style eggs that can be purchased as a birthday gift. Is you’re little girl is having a birthday? Then splurge on a ballerina musical box. The dancing princess is sure to make her smile. There are also several versions with your child’s favorite Disney characters.
The limitless styles of eggs offer mom’s an elegant gift at any time of the year. Whether its for your grandmother or your mom, who is the best mom in the world, give this trinket with a photo or precious gift that will remind her of you every time she sees it.