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Christmas 2021 Gift Guide: Ideas for Him & Her this Christmas

It's that time of year again! Christmas 2021 is only around the corner, and we've curated a list of the best gifts for that special someone, including staple favourites like Aran Woollen Mills, Foxford and more! From sweaters to jewelry, we've got it here at Skellig Gift Store.


Christmas is always the most anticipated event of the year. It's a time where we can be together with our family, and friends, enjoying good company, good food and good drink. It's also a time where we reflect on the year just gone and ready ourselves for what will come our way in the new year. 

This year, just like the last, Christmas marks a welcome distraction for us all as we continue to navigate the trials and tribulations of COVID-19. 

By now, we've all begun, or are soon to begin, our Christmas shopping for our loved ones.  But sometimes the decision of what to get can be the toughest part.

To help you with making your gift decisions, check out our Christmas 2021 Gift Guide, featuring ideas for Him and for Her this Christmas!


Christmas 2021 Gift Guide: For Him

Not to generalise, but it's generally agreed that Guys can be a little harder to buy for. This also means there's plenty of creative license for gift giving!

Without further ado, here's our top picks for Him, for Christmas 2021!


1. Aran Crafts Bunratty Oatmeal Collar Sweater

Made with 100% Merino Wool (a natural and organic fibre which helps to regulate your body's temperature), this Aran Collar Sweater has a modern twist to a classic shawl collar. The plain knit fisherman rib stitch complements the traditional Aran stitches to form a combination of cable, diamond and basket stitches throughout the body of the sweater. Find it here


2. Aran Woollen Mills Handknit Green Men's Sweater 

This heavy-weight, all Merino Wool sweater by Aran Woollen Mills features all the stunning traditional Aran stitching you could want, passed down through families for generations. With a centre-stitch in a honeycomb style, symbolising the hard-working bee, this sweater represents the tough working conditions of the Aran fishermen. Find it here


3. Aran Woollen Mills Ribbed Wool Blue Hat

This ribbed wool hat by Aran Woollen Mills is the perfect way to combat the cold snaps, keeping one's head and ears nice and toasty. Made with 100% Merino Wool, this 'one-size' high quality hat comes in a range of other colours and has matching scarves available for sale too. Find it here


4. Mucros Weavers Multi-Colored Alpaca Scarf

Woven from 100% Alpaca Wool, these Mucros Weavers scarves have a soft and luxurious touch and are finished with a fringe detail. A traditional scarf but with a modern twist, these scarves are available in a range of colours and are sure to keep you feeling stylish and warm. Find it here


5. Solvar 10K Gold & Silver Celtic Knot Ring

Available in Gold & Silver, or simply Sterling Silver, this Unisex Solvar 10K Ring features striking Celtic Knot work and represents eternal life and endless love. This ring could make the perfect occasion ring for that special someone, as a symbol of dedication, friendship or love. Find it here


Christmas 2021 Gift Guide: For Her

For the Ladies in our lives, Skellig Gift Store boasts a large range of beautiful items including sweaters, scarves, jewelry and more.

To give just a taste of some popular picks for Her this Christmas, see below: 


1. Aran Cape Poncho Charcoal

A favourite in our ponchos range, this Aran Woollen Mills Merino Wool Shawl is made of 100% Merino Wool. The beautiful poncho is also available in a stunning biscuit color and makes a perfect, thoughtful present. Find it here. 


2. Irelands Eye Atlantic Blue Bramble Aran Shawl Sweater

A gorgeous Merino Wool Aran Shawl Sweater made by Ireland's Eye Knitwear. This is a fitted style that uses traditional Aran stitches like trellis, cable, diamond and moss - finished with a cosy shawl collar neckline. Find it here.  


3. Aran Natural Wool Beanie Hat

Another staple product by Aran Woollen Mills, the beautiful natural wool beanie hat is available in four other colours; green, oatmeal, sea green and charcoal. Available in a one-size, this hat makes the perfect stocking filler. Find it here.


4. Foxford Lambswool Gray Stripe Scarf

Foxford scarves have seen great popularity this year on Skellig Gift Store. They're smooth, stunning, and are sure to keep out the cold. This lambswool gray stripe scarf is made in Ireland and is one of many beautiful Foxford scarf designs. Find it here


5. Solvar 10K Gold Emerald Claddagh Ring S2518

Make it special this Christmas. There is nothing quite like a Claddagh Ring to show your love, loyalty and friendship. Claddagh Rings are often used as an engagement or wedding ring, so if you're planning a White Christmas Proposal, look no further than a Claddagh Ring to show your love, and to wear your Celtic heritage. Find it here


We hope our Christmas 2021 Gift Guide has been helpful. Why not browse some of our other items, like Blankets, Pottery, Ornaments and Crystal?

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We would like to wish all of our friends across the globe a very Happy Christmas, and that you enjoy it with your family and friends. 

Nollaig Shona Daoibh!