18 Touching and Sentimental Best Friend Gifts They'll Love

Article by Anna Smith. Last Updated: Monday, Apr 25, 2022.

Every now and then it pays to get a little bit sappy and sentimental. It’s important that we show the ones we love exactly how we feel about them on special occasions or “just because”. Brighten up your best friends day and warm her heart with these touching and sentimental best friend gifts.

Finding the perfect sentimental gift can be hard! We’ve rounded up a bunch of great contenders for you to choose from. Get your BFF that perfect touching gift!

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Sentimental Gifts For Your Best Friend

  • Sentimental Sand Custom Karma Bracelet
  • A day at the beach provides time to think, pumps you up with positive energy, and can even work as reset button. Holly Daniels Christensen's beachy bracelet lets its wearer carry the good vibes of sun and surf everywhere so you can send that light and love back into the universe. Holly puts a pinch of sand gathered from your choice of one of thousands of picturesque world beaches into a silver-plated bezel and seals it with jewelry-grade resin. Then, she places the lovely bit of beach in a band of ocean-colored beads. An elegant symbol of where you've been and where you're going, it's a wearable reminder to keep cultivating good karma.

  • Personalized Family Recipe Board
  • Nonna's pie crust gives you instant potluck cred and keeps a family tradition going strong. Preserve those special recipes on something sturdier and more beautiful than a paper card. This unique maple or cherry wood cutting board showcases the ingredients and instructions for one meaningful dish. Submit a scanned image of your recipe card, and the exact directions are etched in your loved one's handwriting. (If you don't have the card, you can enter a typed recipe and it'll be etched in a lovely script that feels handwritten.) It's a sentimental gift for your favorite cook, a child moving out for the first time, or a foodie friend.

  • Glass Birth Month Flower
  • These meticulously handblown glass flowers, one in honor of each birth month, will keep blooming long after the birthday cake is a sweet, candlelit memory. Talented artisans in Mexico imbue every flower with its own unique personality - from the sprightly daisy to the proud sunflower to the friendly daffodil and the bashful lily of the valley, conveyed with intricate details and lifelike postures" that blend art with whimsy. Each of the twelve sculptures in translucent borosilicate glass embodies the symbolic and sentimental meanings associated with its month. Delicate and exquisite, they stand on unobtrusive clear bases so you can put them where you'll see them and smile, many times a day.

  • Personalized Photo Stamp Ornament
  • Elvis has his own stamp. So do Rachel Carson, James Baldwin, and Desi Arnaz. You deserve one, too. But not to stick on an envelope and send away. Any photo you feel all glowy about (or makes you lol) can be printed onto Baltic birch plywood, personalized, and turned into a one-of-a-kind keepsake ornament with forever sentimental power. Whether you choose a pro wedding shot or a fun family vacation snap, just nestle it on a tinselly branch. Then neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night will move that precious moment from its appointed tree.

  • My Sister, My Friend Figure
  • The sentiment of this hand painted figurine is: ”Walk with me. And along the way, we'll share… everything”. It's important to share these sorts of feelings with the ones we love. Whether it's your biological sister, or one by choice, the bond between you is as real as blood.

  • Friendship Trinket Dish
  • A great gift for a close friend, inexpensive gifts for your best friend don't have to look like they don't cost a lot! This dish will hold her favorite trinkets like jewelry or coins, and she'll think of you each time she reaches to pull out an item. The inscription reads "A True Friendship is a journey without an end".

  • Good Friends Are Like Stars Box
  • A friend who brings you flowers when you're sick, an old memory that brings a smile to your face, or the simple pleasure of sharing a cup of coffee together. Like memories, friends are made in the moment and last forever. Let your best friend know how much they mean to you with this thoughtful gift-the classic hinged wood box painted in rich colors. A special friend deserves special appreciation. Treat them to this charming keepsake box.

  • Willow Tree Friendship Keepsake Box
  • This sculpted friendship keepsake box is made by hand painting each piece individually. It's detailed and smooth, offering a delightful place to store your memories. It's crafted from polyresin which is a blend of plastic and resin and then hand painted to create its natural color. Each piece has an elegant design and exquisite details that will be noticed when you open it up.

  • Best Friend Throw Blanket
  • Show her how much you care with our super-soft, double-layer blanket. The outer layer is made from a Sherpa-like fabric that's soft as can be (so we're told). The inner layer offers cozy warmth, perfect for snuggling or covering up on your couch. The sentiment expressed in bold lettering is one of friendship and joy.

  • Friendship Decorative Throw Pillow Covers
  • A Friend is one of the nicest things you can have, and one of the nicest things you can be. This sentiment is expressed perfectly on this decorative throw pillow cover. Show her that she's a true blessing to you on her next Birthday, Christmas, or other occasion.

  • New Best Friends Makeup Bag
  • From the minute you meet, your best friend will make you feel like you have known them forever. Show your new best friend how much you care with the Well Be Friends Cosmetic Bag. This is a fun and trendy gift for women that is also useful for those hard to shop for women on your list. It features a large main compartment with mesh pockets to keep things organized, and small pockets throughout to help keep everything separated.

  • Best Friends Poem Art Print
  • This 8x10 framed print is printed on a high quality matte paper and hand signed by the artist. This is an original art piece that is custom made for you and your best friend. It makes an excellent gift to show how much you care. It can also be used as a keepsake for the two of you or even as decor items in your home.

  • Sterling Silver Friendship For Eternity Necklace
  • This 925 Sterling Silver friendship necklace is a beautiful and memorable gift for your best friend. It has two interlocking circles, one in each end, that represent infinity and the endless bond between friends. This gift was designed to be a keepsake that will be worn everyday and cherished for years to come. The pendant comes with its own jewelry box which can be personalized for extra elegance. Give it as a birthday gift, graduation gift, wedding gift, anniversary gift or any special occasion present!

  • Stainless Steel Wine Tumbler
  • This stainless wine tumbler reads "Not Sisters by blood, but sisters by heart". This sentimental message will tell her that you love her like a sister even though you're not. She'll think of you with joy with every sip! Perfect for camping, or relaxing outdoors on a nice warm evening!

  • You are My Sunshine Wood Music Box
  • A beautiful gift for your friend, or anyone special to you. The Sunshine Box is hand tuned and made from vintage parts that are laser engraved. Great gift for birthday, anniversary, Christmas or just because. The music box plays "You Are My Sunshine" when you turn the handle.

  • Photo Album Scrapbook - Our Adventure Book
  • A scrapbooking album for all your unforgettable memories to be kept forever. This new Photo Album Scrapbook contains 80 pages of high quality cardstock paper with a matte finish, and can store up to 80% of your cropped pictures without any border showing. It also comes with 10 bonus postcards and 5 self-adhesive photo corners.

  • Sterling Silver Studded Ring Interlocking Friendship Necklace
  • Our Sentimental Gifts For Your Best Friend is a unique jewelry set that comes in Sterling Silver and made of 925 sterling silver. The interlocking circles design adds a touch of class to the collection, and when paired with other pieces you can create different looks for everyday or special occasions.

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