You can give a memorial or sympathy gift to a close friend or relative who is dealing with the loss of a loved one.
These small yet meaningful gifts are particularly helpful when you want to support and comfort the bereaved individual but you are at a loss of words.
A sympathy card, for example, is a nice way to express your sympathy and condolences. Moreover, you can gift a sympathy or condolence basket to the bereaved family.
Besides, it is suggested to look for a memorial gift that reflects the happiness and joy that the departed loved one brought in all the lives he or she touched.
Memorial garden accent stones and rocks are prepared from light-weight and durable construction-grade cast stone.
Memorial ornaments, on the other hand, are usually made of ceramic, glass, wood, and available in shapes tear-drop, heart, round and oval shapes. Thus, you can find a number of gifts at affordable prices.
Gifting a personalized memorial glass photo frame is also a nice option. In case you want to gift something meaningful, consider gifting a memorial tree planting kit or plant such as rose bush to the bereaved. It is a wonderful way to commemorate a life well lived.
Furthermore, it inspires faith and denotes the continuance of life. While presenting the plant, though, make sure you that factors like the location and climate are suitable for its growth.
Memorial jewelry such as pendants, lockets, rings, bracelets, key chains, etc. are also gaining popularity these days.
They have an aesthetic appeal and serve as a beautiful way to remember someone special. You can find memorial jewelry for both men and women.
In case you want to keep it simple, you can present scented candles with ornate inlaid designs, or engraved floating memorial candles.
Some other ideas for memorial and bereavement gifts are:
• Personalized throws and blankets
• Glass plaques
• Keepsake boxes
• Memorial paintings
• Wall hangings
• Memorial figurines (featuring angels, cherubs, and so on.)
• Garden flags
• Memorial gift cross
• Engraved clock
• Silver pocket watch
• Personalized bud vase
• Photo vase
• Engraved table canvas
• Memorial wind chimes
• Music box
• Garden remembrance stake
• Sympathy gift book, journal, or grief support CD to promote healing.
You can personalize these gifts with thoughtful and comforting messages or sympathy note. Besides, you may add inspiring quotes, proverbs, or scriptural verses.
While choosing a memorial gift, keep the type of loss in mind so that you can select an appropriate and meaningful gift item.
For example, there are different types of gifts to help comfort someone who has lost an infant, teenager, father, mother, grandparent, sibling, pet, etc.
Moreover, it is recommended to choose memorial gifts in soft instead of bright colors. However, you need not go for out and out black color; it can be accented with some other color.