Sterling silver has had a long association with baby gifts. The early American settlers used to give a sterling silver cup to mark the arrival of a new born baby. A sterling silver baby gift is a timeless treasure that will not only last a lifetime but will most likely become a family heirloom in time. Depending on the size and surface of the gift most silver products can also be personalized by way of engraving. Here are a few suggestions if you’re looking for sterling silver baby gift ideas:
Jewellery – Sterling silver jewellery can be a stunning way to start a child’s jewellery collection. Some of the more popular pieces of sterling silver baby jewellery include: A sterling silver cross necklace, bangles and charm bracelets.
Sterling Silver Baby Banks – A piggy bank can be a great way to start a child’s savings plan.
Baby Brush Sets – These gift sets make wonderful keepsakes, they usually include a sterling silver soft baby brush and comb and they are ideal for grooming baby’s first locks.
Baby Porringer – A baby porringer is the traditional vessel for baby’s foods and liquids and can look stunning when crafted in sterling silver.
Baby Rattle – A sterling silver rattle can make a wonderful gift, giving baby a developmental tool to stimulate hand eye co-ordination, hearing and communication.
Baby Cutlery – Sterling silver fork and spoon sets can either be given as a functional gift or purely as a stunning keepsake.
Keepsake Boxes – A sterling silver keepsake box is a great way to ensure that baby’s first tooth or curl will never be misplaced.