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Engraved Gifts That Will Make ’Em Remember You

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Etched into Your Heart

Make this holiday extra-special by giving that certain someone a personalized engraved gift. From business clients to family members, you’ll find great holiday ideas with our guide to engraved gifts.

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Mark and Graham
Mark and Graham
Wooden Family Tree
Etsy

Wooden Family Tree

$60 and up from Etsy
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Display up to five generations — rings of your family tree — for all to see. These genealogical gems are made in Austin, Texas, from sustainably harvested wood and are available in two sizes.

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The Grommet
The Grommet

Stadium City Map

$125 and up from The Grommet
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Know someone who is as passionate about the stadium as they are their favorite sports team? Then wrap up one of these three-dimensional maps. They're made in America and laser-cut from Baltic birch wood. Choose from baseball, football, soccer, and hockey stadiums and arenas in cities from London to Los Angeles. 

Hidden Message Tie Bar
Etsy

Hidden Message Tie Bar

$13 and up from Etsy
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Give the tie-wearer in your life this smart, subtle tie bar, and let ‘em know how much they mean to you with a custom message rendered in one of 14 typefaces. Available in aluminum, brass, copper, or sterling silver.

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Uncommon Goods
Uncommon Goods

Ballpark Seat Pens

$160 and up from Uncommon Goods
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Give that baseball fan a piece of their favorite stadium -- literally. The case on each one of these rollerball pens is fashioned from wood salvaged from a historic ballpark. Sorry, Yankee fans, the Yankee Stadium option is sold out, but you can still find Tiger Stadium, Ebbets Field, Busch Stadium, Wrigley Field, and more. Act quickly, though; supplies of some stadium pens is limited.

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Dainty Custom Roman Numeral Bar Bracelet
Etsy

Dainty Custom Roman Numeral Bar Bracelet

$48 and up from Etsy
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Etch that special date — birthday, wedding anniversary, the day you met — in Roman numerals with this personalized engraved bracelet. It's available in sterling silver or 14-karat yellow or rose gold.

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Etsy
Etsy

Leather Photo Keychain

$25 and up from Etsy
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These leather fobs conceal a metal dogtag that can be customized with a photo, a message, or both. Oh yes, and the leather gets the personalization treatment, too, with a monogram. Available in seven colors.

Related: The Best Gifts for Photographers from Newbies to Pros

The Road ID
Amazon

The Road ID

$5 and up from Road ID
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These bracelets, smartwatch bands, and shoe tags can be engraved with the kind of personal information runners would want on hand in case they become incapacitated during a run: name, closest contact, phone numbers, and so on. For an additional fee, Road ID can also provide first responders with a secure link to medical information and history.

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AhaLife
AhaLife

Medallion and Diamond Necklace by Kimberly Doyle

$300 and up from AhaLife
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A special occasion (a birthday, an anniversary, or just because) deserves a special gift like this diamond-accented, 14-karat gold necklace. The medallion can be engraved with an initial, and you can add up to four additional blank gold discs to the 14-karat gold chain. Available in yellow, white, or rose gold.

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Yeti Rambler
Yeti
The Grommet
The Grommet

Kavango River Brass Bracelet

$125 from The Grommet
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Fashioned from white bronze and brass, these bracelets are engraved with a design inspired by Namibian artists. A portion of sales benefit the tribes that the artisans hail from in Africa.

Custom Ammo Can Pint Glass Gift Set
Etsy

Custom Ammo Can Pint Glass Gift Set

$90 from Etsy
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For the firearms or military enthusiast who enjoys a pint of beer and appreciates a good pocket knife, we offer this engraved pint-glass set. The .30-caliber ammo can includes a lockback knife and a bullet-shaped bottle opener, too.

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Etsy
Etsy

Custom Beer Tap Handle

$20 and up from Etsy
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Give that home-brew enthusiast or home bartender something with a personal touch (literally). These tap handles come with two chalkboard decals so guests will always know what's on draft, and they can be laser-engraved with your choice of 9 icons, plus their name. Available in cherry or walnut wood.

Related: Raise a Glass to These Gifts for Beer Lovers

Ceramic Piggy Bank
Things Remembered

Ceramic Piggy Bank

$42 from Things Remembered
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Give that special newborn a little investment in tomorrow with this ceramic piggy bank, available in both pink and blue. Personalize it with up to four lines of text in your choice of fonts.

Related: Holiday Gifts for New Parents

Etsy
Etsy

Handwriting Bracelet

$28 from Etsy
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In this digital era, handwriting has become something of a lost art, yet few things are as personal as the written word. Give that special someone a permanent piece of your penmanship with this bracelet, available in sterling silver, rose gold, or 18-karat gold finish.

American Hero Personalized Reflections Frame
Personalization Mall

American Hero Personalized Reflections Frame

$33 from Personalization Mall
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Give a treasured photograph added significance with an engraved prayer, poem, or personalized message. The beveled glass frame measures 11 by 8 inches with room for a 6-by-4-inch photo in the brass frame.

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The Grommet
The Grommet

Model No. 1 Metal Comb

$45 from The Grommet
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This is one seriously professional-grade comb. Laser-cut from stainless steel and titanium, these combs are handmade in Chicago and will stand up to even the toughest hairstyles. Monogramming available.

Monogrammed Pen Set
Etsy

Monogrammed Pen Set

$25 from Etsy
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Congratulate them on the new job or celebrate the signing of an important document like a mortgage or wedding license with this personalized pen and matching pen case. Choose from rosewood, maple, or bamboo, plus one of seven engraved designs.

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Personalized Engraved Bridal Party Compact Mirror
The Knot Shop

Personalized Engraved Bridal Party Compact Mirror

$20 from The Knot Shop
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Available in silver, gold, or rose gold metallic finish, these cute compacts can be customized with five colors and more than a dozen designs. Add a personal engraved message on the back for an additional charge.

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6 Piece Stainless Steel Whiskey Stone Ice Cube Set
Things Remembered

Stainless-Steel Whiskey Stones

$35 from Things Remembered
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These 1-inch cubes will keep his drink chilled and undiluted by melting ice. Plus, they can be customized with his initials, in case there’s any doubt about whose booze you’re sipping. Just kidding, bro!

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Engraved Leather Dog Collar
Etsy

Engraved Leather Dog Collar

$15 from Etsy
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Give your favorite pooch a classy new collar and customize it with three lines of text. Available in 15 colors and in sizes ranging from extra-extra small to extra-extra large.

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Betsey Johnson Engraved Double Skull Pendant Long Necklace
Macys

Betsey Johnson Engraved Double Skull Pendant Long Necklace

$58 from Macys
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Wear this engraved pendant necklace with jeans and a tee, or layer it with other chains atop a chunky turtleneck sweater. (Or, you know, bust it out for your next Día de los Muertos party.)

Stanley Green Heritage Cooler and Classic Vacuum Bottle Set
Things Remembered

Stanley Green Heritage Cooler and Classic Vacuum Bottle Set

$80 from Things Remembered
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If your dad is an old-school lunchbox kinda guy, give him a gift he’ll use every day of the workweek. This retro-inspired Stanley lunch kit comes with a 7-quart cooler and 1.1-quart insulated bottle.

Contigo Latte West Loop Travel Mug
Things Remembered

Contigo Latte West Loop Travel Mug

$25 from Things Remembered
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This 16-ounce insulated tumbler would make a great Secret Santa gift for the office holiday party or for that coffee-loving friend who’s always in the car. And they’ll think of you every time they read the personalized engraved message.

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Lumberjack Bourbon Flash
Groovy Groomsman Gifts

Lumberjack Bourbon Flash

$55 from Groovy Groomsman Gifts
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Flasks make a swell groomsman’s gift, but why give your guy friends the same tired metal flask that they probably gave out at their wedding? These 3-ounce flasks are crafted from reclaimed bourbon barrels and can be embossed with their initials. Classy, bro.

Personalized Men's Wooden Wristwatch
The Knot Shop

Personalized Men's Wooden Wristwatch

$30 from The Knot Shop
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For the lumberjack in your life, there’s this wooden wristwatch. It would make a great stocking stuffer for any guy with a timeless (ahem) sense of style.

Actual Handwriting Cufflinks
Etsy

Actual Handwriting Cufflinks

$35 from Etsy
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Add a subtle, personal touch to his formalwear with a set of these cufflinks, available in sterling silver, 18-karat gold, or rose gold finish. Upload a photo of a hand-drawn doodle or message using your phone, and the images will be engraved on the cuff links.

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Personalized Collar Stays
Personalization Mall

Personalized Collar Stays

$30 from Personalization Mall
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Ditch the generic plastic collar stays for something more durable and personal. Each of the six silver-plated brass collar stays can be personalized with a custom message.

Gunmetal Step Card Case
Things Remembered

Gunmetal Step Card Case

$27 from Things Remembered
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That recent college grad or new hire is probably going to need business cards … and a place to keep them. This one can be engraved front, back, and inside.