Tanya’s Picks for THE best Mother’s Day Gifts
Mother’s deserve so much love and attention, not just one day out of the year, but every day. This year I wanted to focus on giving gifts that were thoughtful and unique and, of course, handcrafted with love — because Moms deserve the very best. Shop our Mother’s Day Gift Guide below.
FOR THE MOM WHO LOVES JEWELRY
Instead of gifting mom cheap, tacky jewelry for Mother’s Day, why not give her something she’ll wear for years to come? Alex Monroe’s folding disc necklace is thoughtfully designed to be an heirloom jewelry piece. The pendant features a galleon sailing into the sunset as a part of an intricate folding disc necklace that opens and closes to reveal two different designs.
Modern jewelry with a thoughtful touch — that’s the ethos of the EMBLM mini spur earring. The classic yet modern design will stand the test of time while the sustainably sourced gold. This Mother’s Day Gift Guide is comprised of gifts she’ll actually want– because your mom deserves it
Instead of following the ebbs and flows of jewelry trends, Alex Monroe’s bumblebee necklace is sustainably made to last and to pass on to generations to come. The bumblebee is the perfect token of love, sustainability, and friendship. Each piece is hand-made and designed in London for a special gift for Mom.
FOR THE MOM WHO LOVES SOME ME TIME
For anybody in love with their meditation time, this BEL candle is a thoughtful — and stylish — gift for her. The BEL candle uses fire, gravity, and sound to measure time. It’s handmade in India using traditional casting techniques that are over 400 years old. Use the solid brass pins in the hand-dipped coconut candles to meditate. Light your candle and as soon as the pin drops it’ll mark the passing of time.
Because your self-care routine should start with what you wear! This linen-cotton blend robe is handwoven by artisans using locally sourced linen from Anatolia. Each robe is handmade by artisans so it’s ethically produced and supports the local economy. Inspired by ‘70s Slim Aaron’s, this robe is so chic you’ll want to wear it far beyond the bathroom.
There’s nothing as luxurious as a hydrating body oil after a candlelit bath — an experience you can gift with the help of Lake and Skye’s 11:11 body oil and soy wax candle. They both feature the signature 11:11 scent, a sheer, clean, and uplighting fragrance meant to capture the feel of skin after emerging from the ocean. Any woman in your life that’s in need of a recharging, relaxing self-care regime, Lake and Skye is the perfect gift.
FOR THE MOM WHO LOVES INTERIOR DESIGN
Make happy hour the chicest hour in her house with this brass butler stand and lacquer tray from CÔCO GIN. The unique trays are handcrafted in Vietnam using a 32-step, 100-day long process involving dozens of layers of lacquer resin before etching, painting, and accenting with metallic leaf. For the woman in your life who appreciates unique characters in history, each tray is reminiscent of a personality of the past.
Any interiors-obsessed woman in your life will appreciate such an impeccably designed lamp. The base features handcrafted ceramic stoneware accented with a walnut cap and base and hand-finished satin brass hardware — all thoughtfully designed and created in the Catskill Mountains in New York
A cozy blanket is a perfect gift for the ultimate homebody and nothing is cozier than this cashmere throw from Saved. The alpaca and cashmere blend is sustainably sourced from Alpaca farmers in the Himalayan mountains. Not only is this throw ridiculously soft, but the unique woven pattern also makes this blanket basically a work of art.
A throw pillow might seem like an out-of-left-field Mother’s Day gift, but the best gift is something she’ll enjoy she might not pick out herself. This Johanna Howard pillow combines stylish design and beautiful craftsmanship. Artisans use a loom to create the eye-catching pattern and weave each pillow by hand but a gift that’s special and unique just for Mom.
FOR THE MOM WHO SETS A CHIC TABLE
Update your Mom’s next dinner party with a chic set of serving utensils from the iconic brand Cutipol. It’s a family-owned brand that still uses heritage practices of Portuguese cutlery. The brand utilizes traditional craftsmanship with modern design providing versatile, comfortable, and stylish cutlery and serving utensils.
Finally, a minimally designed serving bowl that’s actually practical. Tina Frey’s salad bowl is first hand-molded with clay before it’s cast in resin. Because of the resin material, these bowls are functional and durable — and totally chic. Mom will love adding this to her rotation for dinner parties, backyard barbeques, and everyday dinners,
Could taper candles get any chicer? This one-and-done Glaze U-candle and brass holder is all you need to create a centerpiece at your next dinner party. The husband-and-wife duo of Glaze Studio set out to create products that balance form, function, and experience — the goal was to make pieces that are a subdued statement in your home — and that’s clear in their stunning U-candle.
Update your Mom’s dinnerware with these Hawkins dinner plates. These organically shaped plates are made and hand-painted in Portugal so they are unique but totally versatile enough for every day.
FOR THE MOM THAT LOVES TO COOK
The cook in your life already knows there’s nothing that can transform food more than high-quality olive oil. Canaan’s signature olive oil is collected from small-scale farmers who live around the Palestinian city of Jenin. Canaan works with local farmers to bring food security and economic prosperity back to Palestinian farmers. Flavorful local olive oil that supports sustainable practices? The food-lover in your life will definitely appreciate it.
Transform her morning pancakes, waffles, or french toast with this wood-fired maple syrup. It’s tapped and bottled in the Hudson Valley straight from their 50-acre farm and forest. The syrup is complete with a wax-sealed, hand-numbered, nordic glass bottle — it doesn’t get any chicer than that!
Canaan’s organic Freekeh is a hearty grain with a smoky taste and firm texture. It’s a Palestinian specialty passed down from generation to generation. Canaan works with long-term partnerships to ensure economic prosperity and fair trade principles stay within Palestinian agriculture.
Za’atar is one of the most beloved spice mixes in Palestine and it will be a welcome addition to any cook’s kitchen. The combination made by Canaan Women’s Cooperatives is made the traditional way with oregano, sumac, and sesame seeds. Mom can add it to olive oil, meat seasoning, yogurt, or bread.
Give mom cooking utensils that will last her years in the kitchen. Sardel’s olive wood utensils are handmade in Umbria, Italy in partnership with a local second-generation business. They’re designed with a wide grip and an extended handle for an easy grip away from the heat.
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Glaze Studio Walnut Matchbox (Long)
Glaze Studio U Candle
Alex Monroe Bumblebee Necklace
Saved Clouds Blanket
Saved Elephant & Friends Blanket
Saved Snowflakes Blanket
Saved Aran Fringe Blanket
Glaze Studio Walnut Matchbox (Short)
Lake and Skye 11:11 Body Oil