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New Gift Ideas

We have some fantastic new gift ideas just for you this Christmas and we’d love to tell you all about them! All are carefully created for you at our UK workshops, where our dedicated team create lovely new gift ideas to inspire you this Christmas season. To read about our independent suppliers, click here. We have a database of one million surnames, including Scottish clan names and Irish surnames. All you need to do is simply enter your chosen surname in our family name search at the top of the page. Then our system will check to see if we have yours.

When placing your order, just type the name you’d like and we will do the rest, including sourcing the coat of arms artwork. Without further ado, let us guide you through our new gift ideas and we’re sure you’ll find something you’d love to give as a personalised gift this Christmas.

 

Coat of arms wallet

We all like to give a present that we know will be appreciated and used. This lovely coat of arms wallet ticks all the boxes.

 

Coat of arms wallet

Coat of arms wallet

 

 

It’s is a classic personalised gift, and is made of black faux leather with brown stitch detailing.  Plus, the earliest coat of arms on record for your chosen surname features on the front of the wallet. In addition, it also includes space for a name or short message beneath. If you choose to add a personalised message to your coat of arms wallet, then it will be created in a long-lasting white print, in capital letters. The message will appear below the coat of arms itself.

The wallet design has seven card slots. Plus there is room for a driver’s license / photo ID in a special clear compartment. There are also compartments for coins and notes. Furthermore, there is an enclosed zipped pocket for added safety. It is the ideal gift for many special occasions, not just Christmas!  For example, it’s a lovely new gift idea for birthdays,  anniversaries or Father’s Day.

 

 

Letter opener

A really useful gift and so handy! This great little letter opener is only £19.99 and yet is one of our quality gift ideas that will show your thought, care and attention to detail.

 

Coat of arms letter opener

Coat of arms letter opener

 

 

It is the ideal personalised gift for yourself or a friend. What’s more, it is personalised with the coat of arms relating to the surname. This is a truly bespoke gift and is a useful addition to any home. Plus, the recipient will think of you every time they are using their letter opener! In fact it makes a great gift for a variety of special occasions, not just Christmas.

In stunning silver-plate, the letter opener is practical and durable, but stylish too. As mentioned above, it’s so simple to order. Just enter your name in our family name search box, and we will tell you straight away if we have the name and its earliest coat of arms. Plus, you’ll even read a description of the heraldry, so you know what you are getting before you buy. Also, the coat of arms appears in full colour, which are true to heraldic standards.

 

Pocket watches

You may already know about our silver-style pocket watch, but did you know that we have now added two more to the collection? Our mechanical pocket watch has a cut out dial that allows the working movement to be seen. Plus, you can add your engraved message for a unique gift for any occasion. Plus we have a Quartz pocket watch with colour coat of arms on the dial and no need to wind-up. Read about both options below.

 

Coat of arms pocket watch

Coat of arms pocket watch

 

Mechanical pocket watch

 

Without a doubt, this mechanical pocket watch is a gift with the wow factor! Not only does it have your chosen coat of arms in full colour on the front, but you can see the actual movement inside the watch. In this way, the watch makes a bespoke gift that is both attractive and intriguing. Choose your coat of arms from a database of more than a million names. It’s so easy!

All you need to do is select the required surname form our family name search facility and we will do the rest. Plus, you’ll read a short description of the heraldry. (If you’d like to read more about the symbolism, read our section about heraldry meanings.) The colours on the coat of arms are true to heraldic standards, so your gift is an accurate representation of the name’s earliest coat of arms. Just another of our great new gift ideas.

 

Mechanical watch – the details…

 

The watch itself is quality silver-plate and the dial features standard numerals in a classic style. It has an elegant, rotary mechanical movement so that it can be wound up in the traditional way. Plus, extra engraving comes as standard, all undertaken with care at our UK workshops. Once engraved, the personalised mechanical pocket watch comes with a chain with pocket hook. Furthermore, it is be presented in a card presentation box to make the gift easy to wrap.

 

Quartz watch with colour coat of arms

 

This lovely pocket watch with colour coat of arms is another of our great new gift ideas and is a perfect gift for a special occasion. Plus, there is optional extra engraving available, which means that you can add that extra-special touch!

It is certainly a great keepsake gift for any special occasion. It features the earliest coat of arms for the surname on the dial, and is a stunning personalised gift. There are roman numerals as standard on the dial, and these create a traditional look and feel.

 

Colour watch – extra engraving available

 

Plus, for just £10 extra, we will engrave your own message on the reverse. To personalise your watch in this way, simply type in your chosen wording and we’ll do the rest. You can have up to 5 lines with 18 characters per line, making 90 characters in total. For example, why not write the recipient’s name and significant date? If you are looking for inspiration for your engraving, then have a look at our useful blog to get some ideas.

Please note that the pocket watch with colour coat of arms will already feature your chosen surname below the heraldry. To find out more about heraldry, we have a selection of blog posts to illustrate the variety and significance of coats of arms. Click here to see blog posts.

What’s more, the watch also has a useful  chain, and in addition is attractively gift-boxed. The recipient will really love this personalised gift, which shows thought, care and consideration. It is manufactured by experts in our UK workshops, with the utmost attention to detail on your order. In terms of the specifics, the watch has a quartz movement and is made from plated alloy. The dial diameter is 4.5cm and the chain length is 37cm. Without doubt, this is a special gift which will be treasured for years to come!

If you like the idea of giving a watch or clock gift for Christmas, then do have a look at our new section ‘Clocks and watches‘ where you will see our new gift ideas all in one place.

 

Happy shopping and thank you for choosing Hall of Names!

 

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