Silver Baby Gifts

Baby silver gifts

Baptismal gifts and christening gifts from leading British silversmiths, including: Distributing silver baby gifts goes back to the tradition of giving a baby a silver coin as a christening gift. The Mappin & Webb's silver brush provides the perfect baptismal memento.

Baptismal Gifts & Christening Gifts in Sterling Silver

No matter whether you are looking for a classic christening present in silver or a modern present for new baby names, we have a wide selection of gifts from some of the UK's top Silversmiths. Most of the items in our collections are tested and bear a UK seal of approval - see the detailed description of the silver weights and Assay Offices for further information.

As we only provide silver gifts for baptisms and christenings, we have one of the widest choices available at some of the most competitively priced rates you will find anywhere on the main road or on the internet. If you would like your gift personalized with a name or initial, we can currently emboss and ship your gift for you within 24hrs.

Silvery has been the present of choosing for baptisms for hundreds of years. Often it was given by sponsors as a foundation for a "nest egg" for the years to come - silver has an inner value that is rarely depreciated. In the Tudor era it was customary for gifted ears to be given to the more affluent family.

They were silver tablespoons, on which one of the disciples was pictured at the finale. An infant with a really well-to-do backdrop could have expected to get a full sentence of thirteen tablespoons, including all twelve disciples and the "Master Spoon" with the statue of Jesus. Birth with a silver spoon in your mouth" is often seen as a derivation of this tradition, as only a prosperous baby would get such a present.

Since the 1850s more and more silver objects have been given at baptisms. Serviette napkin circles, eggscups, spoons and porrons were introduced at that time, and even today the infants baptized today receive the same Viktorian baptismal kits that were given to their great-grandparents over a hundred years ago.

The silver baptismal present is truly a heritage for the whole host of families that will be kept and appreciated by many future....

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