Great Gift Ideas

Food & Drinks

Gifts for lovers of coffee, tea, sweets and snacks from all over the world.

Self-Care Gifts

Create a gift basket from bath essentials, lotions, masks, fragrance and so much more!

For the Host

Beautiful gifts for serving and entertaining.

Gifts for Her

Unique jewelry, accessories and decor she’s sure to adore.

Gifts for Him

Personal care, snacks and thoughtful surprises just for him.

New Bath & Body Arrivals

Pamper them with our latest high-quality soaps, scrubs, bath bombs and more.

Clothing & Jewelry Gifts

From semiprecious stone necklaces and earrings to chic scarves and dresses, gifting is easy with so many stylish choices!

Unique Gifts

Gift-giving can be a merry occasion, but it can also be challenging, especially when trying to find the perfect present for everyone on your list. Let's explore the definition of unique gifts, as well as the importance of choosing an exceptional present, what makes an item unique or thoughtful and things to consider based on the someone special you're shopping for.

A unique gift can be defined as a one-of-a-kind item that is not commonly found or given. It is thoughtful and personalized, showcasing a deeper understanding of your loved one's interests and personality. Making the extra effort to find a personal, special gift is a wonderful way to express how much you care. Crafted by artisans from around the world, World Market has a global array of gifts and festive gift wrapping for every her, him and them in your life.

Choosing a Unique Gift

From Mother's Day to Father's Day and birthdays to graduations, choosing a gift that stands out from the rest makes any celebration more meaningful and memorable for all. Unique gifts also tend to leave a lasting impression, making the receiver feel appreciated and valued. Giving gifts is a splendid way to bond and strengthen relationships, especially when it aligns with the recipient's passions.

What Makes a Gift Thoughtful?

Take this list into account and your next gift is sure to be a hit:

  • Personalization and Customization: A gift that's tailored to the recipient's interests or needs is always appreciated. Shop for books for the avid reader or discover our gourmet coffee blends from all corners of the world and package it with a whimsical mug and complementary chocolate for the caffeine enthusiast.
  • Practicality and Usefulness: An object that can be used in daily life can provide long-lasting joy and appreciation. If a friend loves Japan, get them a special sake set and noodle bowls; or specialty bakeware for a friend who is a budding pastry chef.
  • Uniqueness and Rarity: World Market is a one-stop shopping destination for rare items. Whimsical, unique gifts made by hand are our specialty, like woven baskets from West Africa, handcrafted vases and bowls made from teak wood, artisan-crafted decor and more.
  • Emotional Value and Sentimental Attachment: A present that holds emotional significance or sentimental value can be cherished for years to come. Place a treasured photograph in a picture frame or curate a themed gift basket based on an adventure you shared.

Things to Consider When Shopping for Unique Gifts

When shopping for unique gifts, it's essential to consider the recipient's:

  • Age and Interests: Tailoring your presents to the recipient's age and interests is a great way to spread joy with your unique gifts. From kid's toys for the little one in your life to retro record players for the music-loving teen, this is another way to express yourself thoughtfully.
  • Occasion and Relationship: Whether you're shopping for a family-friendly game, a gag gift for a lifelong friend or something generic for a new acquaintance, the occasion and relationship can affect your gift choice.
  • Budget and Availability: The budget and availability of the gift can also narrow down your search. Browse unique gifts by price to find something that suits your fancy and your wallet.
  • Cultural and Religious Factors: From Dia de los Muertos-inspired sugar skulls for Mexican and Latin-American friends to Diwali-specific diya tealight holders for South Asian friends, cultural and religious traditions can inform the type of gift given.

One of life's little delights, gift-giving is a special part of human connection. Choosing a personalized gift requires time and thought. Here at World Market, we offer a wide assortment of rare and unique gifts so you can easily find those extra-special items. By considering the recipient's interests, occasion, your relationship and more, your present is destined to be something they treasure for years to come.