Easter presents – gifts with real meaning

Need some ideas for a meaningful Easter present?

Easter gifts can be special – and Easter can be an occasion to gift a present with spiritual significance     

SEE our online shop for ideas for inspirational  Easter Presents  and gifts with spiritual or religious meaning

Easter is a good occasion to gift something really special and inspirational. But where did the event of Easter come from?

Easter gets its name from Eostre, the great mother goddess of the Saxons of Northern Europe. And, in many cultures, eggs are central to the event of Easter. Eggs used to be associated with spring as a symbol of germination and a new life.

So the custom of giving eggs as presents at Easter time, was incorporated into the Christian event as a way to symbolise Christ’s resurrection. Eggs, often forbidden during Lent, were brought to the dinner tables at the occasion of Easter (dyed red) to symbolise the joy of this celebration.  

Silver cross coral jet
An Easter present with religious significance in this silver cross with coral and jet from northern Spain
Turquoise Hamsa earrings
Hamsa (or Hand of mary in Christianity) is a gift suitable for all religions / faiths
Tau cross necklace
This Tau cross necklace would make an ideal Easter gift with meaning
Christian fish earrings
Christian fish earrings
Black Agate Blue Jade Necklace
Jade and black agate necklace

We don’t stock Easter eggs, per se, in our online shop, but we do have a range of ideas for meaningful Easter gifts which carry spiritual significance. So, if you want to give a friend or companion / relative a present this Easter, perhaps we can encourage you to gift them something a bit different from the norm and something a bit more inspirational 😉

Do you know someone who would appreciate something of a more spiritual nature this Easter . . something a bit different from the usual gifts of chocolate eggs (which are soon gone)? Perhaps we can help you find an extra special present with more meaning / significance?

Help your friends and loved-ones celebrate the event of Easter by giving a gift with real meaning from our online shop.    


Scallop shell in ring + cross necklace ~ travel safe

SKU 01178
£53.76
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A unique piece of jewellery as a gift of faith, especially for travellers

This sterling silver necklace bears the symbolic scallop shell of the Camino de Santiago and nestling behind it is a little sterling-silver cross. The 1,000-year-old pilgrimage to the shrine of St. James in the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela is known as the Way of St. James (El Camino de Santiago - in Spanish). Some 200,000 pilgrims travel to the city each year from all over the world to find inspiration and/or deeper spiritual understanding. Many carry with them a scallop shell or cross.

:)- Gift-Wrapped

:)- Sterling silver chain included

:)- Optional information card about the Way of St James (free)

:)- Personal message can be added

:)- Rapid shipping


Dimensions: The circular scallop shell charm measures 15mm in diameter and comes on an 18ins sterling silver curb chain. 20ins length also available: Please choose in options box. There is a tiny little sterling-silver plain cross nestling behind the scallop shell.

The 1,000-year-old Way of St. James (El Camino de Santiago - in Spanish), criss-crosses Western Europe, arriving at Santiago de Compostela in Northern Spain on the Atlantic coast. Some people walk, others travel by bike. Many travellers choose to do the Camino for personal, rather than any spiritual or religious reasons - taking time out from their busy, modern lives and perhaps finding inspiration along the way, whilst reflecting on their lives in a supportive environment. Everyone experiences the journey in a different way.

But, whatever somebody’s journey - whether on El Camino itself, on holiday, a business trip, a gap year, trekking, etc, many friends and loved-ones like to pass on a special gift to wish the recipient well on their travels - and safekeeping along the way. This necklace is perfect for that purpose. In addition to any value that the charm symbols have in themselves, or the religious faith that they might represent, this necklace can also act as a reminder to be careful when travelling. And this can be a powerful aid to staying safe whilst away from home.

This scallop shell necklace with its tiny cross is the perfect present to wish someone a 'buen camino' and a safe journey . . especially when setting off on a new venture, and a great farewell or goodbye present with spiritual significance. Comes gift-wrapped, like all our presents - and we can print a personal message on your behalf.

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More information about Spain's Concha scallop shell of St James - La vieira concha de Santiago

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