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Naming/Christening

Naming and Christening ceremonies are a momentous occasion in a boy or girl's life. Here are a few alternative Christening gift ideas that are as special and unique as the ceremony itself.

 

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  • 'It's a boy' friendship ball - Peach Perfect

    'It's a boy' friendship ball

    £12.00

    This lovely 10cm friendship ball in pastel blue comes in a box labelled 'Its a boy' and makes a special and memorable gift on the birth of a child. Since the 17th century glass blowers in eastern Europe made balls at the end of the day to utilize the glass remaining in the furnace. Given as gifts, these hand-blown glass balls have traditionally been known as a symbol of friendship and good luck.

    See also our larger 15cm Blue Friendship ball

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  • 'It's a girl' friendship ball - Peach Perfect

    'It's a girl' friendship ball

    £12.00

    Since the 17th century glass blowers in eastern Europe made balls at the end of the day to utilize the glass remaining in the furnace. Given as gifts, these hand-blown glass balls (diameter 10cm) have traditionally been known as a symbol of friendship and good luck. This lovely ball in pastel pink comes in a box labelled 'Its a girl' and makes a special and memorable gift on the birth of a child. 

    See also our Large Pink Friendship Ball

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  • Art Glass Hearts - Peach Perfect - 1

    Art Glass Hearts

    £13.00

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    Art Glass Hearts

    £13.00

    These beautiful hand blown glass hearts (12cm) are a perfect present for a loved one or a dear friend, for a birthday, anniversary, wedding, engagement or just because....  Hang in a window to catch the light

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  • Baby Hand Print Kit

    Baby Hand Print Kit

    £15.00

    In a beautifully packaged suitcase, this kit contains everything to create a unique hand and foot print keepsake of baby. A truly delightful gift for new or expecting parents, baby showers, christenings and naming ceremonies that will forever be precious. 

    Contents include enough air-drying non-toxic clay to make at least two prints, a chiffon bag to keep them in, hanging ribbon, full instructions, a gift tag and extra ribbon. 

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    • Buttonbag baby sampler kit - Peach Perfect

      Baby Sampler Kit

      £18.50

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      Baby Sampler Kit

      £18.50

      A brilliant and innovative gift for new arrivals, this beautifully presented suitcase contains everything you need to make a unique sampler. Take to a baby shower, christening or naming ceremony, either made up (extra ribbon and a gift tag is included) or still in kit form. A present for a new born which will never be outgrown! 

      The kit contains:

      • Cross stitch fabric with the design printed on it (except for the baby's name and D.O.B. which you can add in the blank centre panel)
      • 16 embroidery skeins
      • needles
      • full instructions
      • ribbons and a gift tag
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    • Birth Cubes - Ash - Peach Perfect

      Birth Cubes

      £20.00

      Birth Cubes

      £20.00

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      Birth Cubes

      £20.00

      Handmade from a 70 x 70 mm block of solid oak or ash, a Birth Cube makes a lovely special memento for baby's birth or christening.

      5 sides are engraved, for example, a birth:

      • Baby's initial
      • Baby weight
      • Time of birth
      • Name
      • Date of birth
      Please tell us the details you want in the 'special instructions' box in the shopping cart or email us 
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      • Large Friendship ball - pink - Peach Perfect

        Large Friendship balls

        £17.00

        Since the 17th century, glass blowers in eastern Europe made balls at the end of the day to utilise the glass remaining in the furnace. Given as gifts, these hand-blown glass balls (diameter 15cm) have traditionally been known as a symbol of friendship and good luck. Hung in the light, these beautiful Friendship Balls will sparkle. Each is as unique as the friend who gives it!

        Perfect for many occasions - Birthday's, weddings or a simple thank you! The gold ball is perfect for a Golden Wedding anniversary as is the silver one for a silver anniversary.

        The pink and the blue balls make great naming or Christening presents which will retain their appeal into adulthood.  

        Kate says: This picture really doesn't do the beautiful gold ball justice. It is very difficult to capture the subtle hues produced by the light. See Daphne's review

        See also our small friendship balls

         

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      • Novelty One Cup Teapots - Peach Perfect - 1

        Novelty One Cup Teapots

        £24.00

        Carters novelty teapots are hand made and hand painted in England using methods little changed in 250 years. These teapots are great fun and also fully functional! Yes you can use them to make a pot of tea for one! Highly desirable to teapot collectors but also just great presents for friends, loved one, or even to treat yourself.

        Kate says: 'I have even bought one of these as a Christening present on the basis that they will still appreciate it as an adult.'

        The designs below are single cup size. Please also see our collection of full sized teapots

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      • Novelty Teapots - Peach Perfect - 1

        Novelty Teapots

        £44.00

        Novelty Teapots

        £44.00

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        Novelty Teapots

        £44.00

        Carters novelty teapots are hand made and hand painted in England using methods little changed in 250 years. These teapots are great fun and also fully functional! Yes you can use them to make a pot of tea for two! Highly desirable to teapot collectors but also just great presents for friends or loved ones, they make inspired gifts for couples.

        Please also see our collection of one cup teapots

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      • Personalised wooden names in ash - Peach Perfect - 1

        Personalised wooden names

        £6.00

        Our wooden names are a chance for you to give a unique and custom item for a loved one in beautiful solid oak or ash.  They make an inspiring present on the birth of a baby or as a Christening or Naming gift.  Link two names together for an anniversary, especially a 'wood' one (5 years).

        The price is for one letter. Order as many letters as are in the name and let us know the name you require in the 'Special Instructions' box on the shopping basket page, or email us.

        As these products are made to order allow two weeks for delivery

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