Delarah Banner
Jewelry

15 Romantic Gifts That Symbolize Love

Romantic gifts that symbolize love

As Wedding Know How editors, we write about things that we love and we think you'll like too. We have affiliate partnerships and sponsorship and may generate some revenue from these at no cost to you.

Sometimes, the words of love aren’t enough to show how you feel, but meaningful gifts surely do. If you’re looking for a romantic gift that shows how much you love your significant other, we’re here to help.

In this article, we’ll be taking a look at some of the popular symbols of love, from the infinity sign to love stones and modern gifts to say, “I love you.” Whether you’re searching for the perfect birthday present or celebrating a milestone in your relationship, we’ve got some suggestions for you!

Delarah Banner

Rose Earrings

Rose gold earrings

Rose Stud Earrings by Magnolia Jewellery. See it here.

Roses have made appearances in art, literature and films for centuries as a representation of love and romance. Rose earrings crafted from gold, silver or platinum are a sweet and thoughtful gift – and they will never wither. If she has a classic and romantic style, these jewelry pieces will beautifully complement her ensemble, while reminding her of your love.

Gold Dipped Roses

Gold dipped rose

24k Gold Dipped Rose by Michigan Jewelry Co. See it here.

Bouquets of roses are one of the most enduring symbols of love and a great way of saying, “I love you,”. They’re ideal for gifting to your partner during Valentine’s Day, anniversaries and other occasions when love is being celebrated. Instead of fresh flowers, think of gold dipped roses that will last forever. To put it simply, they’re real roses that have been preserved and coated with gold to create a mesmerizing piece of art.

Gemstones of Love

Moonstone crystal obelisk

Moonstone Crystal Obelisk by Earthlight Crystals. See it here.

Whether it’s a crystal used for meditation or birthstone jewelry, certain gemstones are thought to be love stones with magical powers, which can improve relationships and encourage a more loving state of mind. Rose quartz is known to be the stone of unconditional love, but moonstone also has a long history of use as a love talisman.  

In the past, lovers exchanged moonstones after a fight, in hopes of restoring love and tranquility in the relationship. The association between moonstones and love stemmed from a superstition that someone who finds true love should hold the stone in her hands during full moon, carrying it until the next full moon. Other stones such as garnet, lapis lazuli, sapphire and jade are also regarded as symbols of love.

Diamond Eternity Ring

Diamond eternity ring

Floating Diamond Eternity Band by Blue Nile. See it here.

With its endless circle of diamonds, an eternity ring represents never-ending love, making it a perfect gift for birthdays, anniversaries and occasions that mark an important milestone in life. If worn with an engagement or wedding band, consider choosing a metal and style that matches the other ring. You can find them in pavé setting, as well as in floating, halo, channel and garland styles.

A Locket Necklace

Hand engraved heart locked

Hand-Engraved Heart Locket by Blue Nile. See it here.

If your partner loves something romantic and sentimental, try gifting them a locket necklace in a shape of a heart where they can keep photos of you! In general, these necklaces symbolize love, whether it’s a friend or lover.

Most designs can be personalized with engravings, gemstones, metal of choice and hand-engraved filigree. The best thing about them is that there are also lockets crafted to appeal to masculine tastes. Try opting for more neutral shapes, like a world map or compass design.

Infinity Symbol Jewelry

Diamond infinity necklace

Diamond Infinity Necklace by Blue Nile. See it here.

There’s no better symbol to represent eternal love than infinity symbol jewelry. Whether it’s a pair of earrings, a necklace pendant, a bracelet or a ring, an infinity symbol will show your partner that your love has no bounds. Go for something they would love to wear every day, so that they’ll always remember your love and affection.

A Lover’s Knot Bracelet

Love knot bangle bracelet

Love Knot Bangle by Karat Carat. See it here.

Knots are a common theme in jewelry design, symbolizing the unbreakable love between two lovers. The lover’s knot is comprised of two distinct interwoven lines, looping around itself continuously. Apart from marriage rituals, the symbol was also used to represent unbreakable pledges in the legends of many cultures. A lover’s knot bracelet will remind your significant other of your eternal love and partnership, in which the two of you are inseparable.

Romantic Engraved Compass

Handwriting gift compass

Sundial Compass by Baqeer Gifts. See it here.

While compasses have long been a symbol of guidance, protection and luck for centuries, they are also closely associated with love. When someone is lost in his path, a compass will lead him where he needs to go. It can be a symbolic gift for the man you love, so he’ll always find his way home to you. To make the gift more personal, you can add engravings and messages of love.

Coordinate Cufflinks

Engraved coordinate cufflinks

Coordinates Cufflinks by Sally Clay Jewellery. See it here.

If you’re looking for a gift with a mysterious appeal, why not go for a pair of cufflinks engraved with coordinates where you first met or fell in love? Opt for an elegant design that showcases his personality and goes well with tuxedos. Whenever he wears them, a quick glance at it will remind him where his heart is.

Wood Photo Print

Photo on wood slice

Custom Photo on Wood by Woodigual. See it here.

A rustic alternative to a photo frame, a wood photo print makes a perfect gift for nature lovers. It’s a simple yet beautiful piece, with a photograph printed on a slice of wood and can be personalized with engraving and love messages. Choose your favorite photo, be it your first date, proposal, wedding day, or family photo, reminding him of your fun memories and adventures together.

Long Distance Touch Lamp

Love lamps

Love Lamps by Friendship Lamps. See it here.

Are you looking for a gift that’s more modern but just as meaningful? These touch lamps make great gifts to give your significant other, especially if you’re in a long distance relationship. Technically, they come in pairs and are connected via Wi-Fi, in which touching one lamp will make the other light up as well, even if you’re thousand miles apart. It’s one of the sweetest and most creative ways to make your partner feel loved, anywhere across the world and to let them know you’re thinking of them without having to say a word.

Beautiful Hands Sculpture

Hand casting kit

Hand Statue by Edinburgh Casting Studio. See it here.

If you love DIY and doing fun things together, get a casting kit and create a perfect replica of your clasped hands. These keepsake hands will capture the love shared between you and your significant other. It can also accentuate the skin detail, love lines and even the jewelry you’re wearing. It’s a great memorabilia to remind you of the fun times when you were creating the masterpiece.

A Cute Teddy Bear

Giant teddy bear

Giant Teddy Bear by Giovanna Gift Shop. See it here.

If she loves everything cute and adorable, a cuddly teddy bear will make her feel special. It’s undoubtedly one of the best gifts that say, “I love you.” In fact, it can be the perfect cuddle buddy when you can’t be there for her! Sometimes when life gets hard, all we need is a big hug—and a teddy bear will remind her how big your love is.

Personalized Song Lyrics Wall Art

Custom lyrics wall art

Custom Song Lyrics Wall Art by Rhea Creative Boutique. See it here.

Little things can mean a lot, especially the love song that’s special for both of you. Whether you want to mark a milestone in your relationship or surprise her on Valentine’s Day, a creative wall art that features your theme song as a couple will make her feel loved. It’s one of the simplest yet most touching gifts to say, “I love you.”

A Jar of Messages

Capsule Letter Jar

Capsule Letter Jar by N/C. See it here.

Crafting your own keepsake jar of messages is a special and sweet way of keeping the love alive between the two of you. It should contain 365 reasons why you love your partner, the things you adore about your relationship and the precious memories you have together. Whenever they’re feeling lonely, your partner can just reach in the jar for a new heartfelt message.

Wrapping Up

Gifts are tokens of affections that add fun and romance to your relationship. Many of them are special and can’t be found from the store, but straight from your heart. With these ideas, you’ll be able to choose the most romantic gift that’ll make your partner feel loved and special.