How important is it really for you to get your loved one a gift for Valentine’s Day? Scientists have found that gift giving is humanity’s universe behaviour and is a form of reciprocity or exchange that helps build relationships.
The best Valentine’s gifts for her don’t always include flowers. Below is the best Valentine’s gift you can think of this Valentine.
Spikes N’ Pearls Cluster Earrings by Fugeelah
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Our spike & rice pearls cluster earrings are exquisite and lightweight. Breeze from dusk till dawn wearing this gorgeous set of earrings, perfect for any occasion.
Aphrodite Xs Ear Studs by Argent Studio
These handmade earring studs are part of the Solstice collection, which is inspired by ancient mythologies and how they intertwine us with the universe. Made in the vision of Aphrodite, the Greek Goddess of beauty and love, the round brilliant cut White Topaz stones on each stud were carefully chosen to capture the incredible glow of the jewel. This pair of elegant studs was handcrafted by artisans in Bali.
Siren Minaudiere by Neil Felipp
As featured in Crazy Rich Asians, this minaudière has a mermaid clasp and a shell structure, handcrafted by artisans in Cebu, Neil Felipp San Pedro’s hometown. It’s an homage to the island he calls home, where he dreams of endless possibilities of the unknown world, and inspired by childhood trips with his mother to the sea. Please note that due to the artisanal nature of the product, there may be slight variations in colour or brush strokes. Available in black, white, and blue.
Harmony Print by Dana Kaarina
This graphic illustration is titled “Harmony,” and inspired by loved ones coming together. You can use this A4-sized digital print as a poster, or frame it to add a bold, abstract touch to your home decor. Dana, the artist, cherishes childhood memories of tending to her grandmother’s flower beds, and this love for nature remains today. “Every flower has its own purpose and meaning behind it and they never fail to uplift people emotionally,” she says. Each print is signed by the artist.
Sunglass & Mask Chain by Envet
The bright handmade accessory is part of the #StayAtHome Collection, created in 2020. Each piece was thoughtfully crafted in a living room in Yogyakarta by a stay-at-home mother. These chains aim to bring good vibes to sullen times — “I don’t care if you have to wear a mask…I still want it to be as bright as possible,” the designer, Anita, says. Whether you use them to carry your face mask or to hook onto a pair of stylish sunglasses, this versatile accessory is perfect for all seasons. Anita hopes the bright beads, sourced from Bali, will add a hint of a tropical getaway to your look. Choose from five different colour options.
Square Silk Scarf by Feanne
This luxurious square silk scarf comes with two matching twilly scarves. This print design features egret birds and tropical foliage. In the Philippines, egret birds are commonly sighted alongside carabaos (Philippine water buffalos) in rice fields. The square silk scarf features a hand-rolled hem and can be tied around the neck or worn as a halter top by being tied around the neck and waist. The two matching twillies can be worn in your hair, around your wrist, or even as an embellishment to other accessories like bags. Every fabric print design is an original artwork exclusively hand-drawn by Filipino artist Feanne and produced in small batches.
Bamboo Polished Silver Hoop Earrings by Garden of Desire
Exquisitely hand-shaped from sterling silver to resemble bamboo, this pair of earrings has an air of strength and grace. The design pays homage to the ever-versatile and resilient bamboo, a common Cambodian village plant and building material. Handcrafted in Cambodia, these ethical earrings are a modern twist on a classic statement piece. Pair these hoop earrings with any outfit to add an air of sophistication to your look.
Batik Flap Clutch by Pink Jambu
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An evening clutch in hand-painted silk satin batik. The texture of this luxurious accessory is plush to the touch. Delicate orange patterns undulate across a silver base — all the handiwork of skilled artisans in Malaysia. After the batik is made, the clutch itself is handcrafted in Thailand, and the magnetic flap makes it convenient to store your essentials. This ethereal design is one of a kind and perfect as a handmade gift.
Cuboid Earrings by Zikurat
The most basic of forms is the cuboid and yet it represents the most popular man-made structure. The piece of jewellery is simple yet bold, and represents both the masculinity in a woman and the sophistication of her femininity. She is bold, fearless, and is not afraid to express herself. The intricate detailing glints in the light and compliments any outfit. Created with 3-D printing technology and finished by hand.
Sari Bag by Moy Studio
The Sari’s geometric silhouette makes it a surefire standout clutch. It’s created using dyed Mamalis Wood and Acrylic to achieve the design, which is a combination of function and beauty. The bag comes with two compartments — the main interior space is covered with a flap, while there is an open pocket on the side for easy access to all your essentials. Choose from three colours to brighten up your day.