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Graduation Gift Guide 2023

Graduation Gift Guide 2023

Graduation season is always the most heartwarming time of the year. After all, there’s nothing better than seeing all your loved ones’ hard work paying off. However, aside from the celebrations, it also marks a huge transition in their lives. Leaving the life of schooling they’ve always known and entering the world of work is no easy step. So, the day is certainly worth savouring! And what better way to commemorate such a monumental occasion than with a heartfelt gift? Our Graduation Gift Guide for 2023 graduates has plenty of ideas to inspire you.

Our Graduation Gift Guide 2023

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The best type of gift is one that lasts. For both him and her, let’s start our Graduation Gift Guide 2023 with a few contenders designed to be treasured forever.

Swarovski Stilla Stud Earrings Green Pear Cut Crystals Gold-Tone Plated 5639120

Swarovski is a classic when it comes to keepsake gifts. These Stilla earrings would make a stunning addition to any jewellery lover’s collection. With vibrant green zirconia crystals at their centre, the earrings are complementary to any skin tone. The crystals are pear-shaped with a brilliant cut and sit in a gold-plated setting. Perfect for a sleek but summer statement, these green Silla studs make the perfect graduation gift for this year.

Graduation Gift Guide 2023

James Moore TH Silver 0.01ct Diamond Set Oval Shaped Locket Pendant G6912D

No piece of jewellery is more sentimental than a locket. One of our favourites is this James Moore oval-shaped locket. Crafted from sterling silver, the pendant features a small star at its centre. Set into the heart of the star is one 0.01-carat diamond to give the pendant its luxurious feel. Symbolic of guidance, the star motif is ideal for a graduate who is about to embark on a new journey. Moreover, the sentimentality of the locket is a beautiful way to close this chapter of their life. Inside it, perhaps they can keep a souvenir from their campus or a small photo. Either way, this locket is a sweet and nostalgic choice which will certainly make your beloved graduate coo in admiration.

Emporio Armani Men’s Stainless Steel Black Logo Cufflinks EGS1728040

A brilliant gift to help your loved one enter the world of work is cufflinks. These can be given to be worn on the day itself, or for future interviews and first days of work. Whichever way you choose to gift them, each time your loved one wears them they will be reminded of their happy graduation memories. For their youthful design, we particularly recommend these Emporio Armani cufflinks. Their stainless steel base makes them long-lasting, whilst their rectangular shape makes them versatile to any suit. To break up the design, there is a central black insert which features the brand’s iconic eagle logo. With their smart design and trendy twist, these cufflinks make a gorgeous graduation keepsake.

Graduation Gift Guide 2023

ChloBo Didi Sparkle Butterfly Bracelet Sterling Silver SBDS3318

ChloBo is the master of sweetly symbolic jewellery, and the Didi bracelet is no exception. Strung along the 18cm long bracelet are small sterling silver beads. At the centre, there is an intricate butterfly pendant which is angled as if in flight. The brand describes this pendant as being a way to “embrace upcoming change” by encouraging the wearer to “grow, transform and spread [their] wings”. With this symbolism in mind, the Didi bracelet is a thoughtful way to encourage your graduate into this new chapter of their life.


The next section of our Graduation Gift Guide is made up of charms. Not only are they a great small gift that won’t break the bank, but they are also more specific to the occasion. For example, there are many charms on the market that are designed specifically to celebrate graduations. Besides, when else will your graduate have the opportunity to add a mortarboard charm to their bracelet, other than now? Here are a couple of our favourites.

Thomas Sabo Womans Mortarboard Pendant Graduation Cap Sterling Silver 0463-007-11

First up is this beautiful Thomas Sabo graduation pendant charm. Crafted from sterling silver, the charm features a mortarboard graduation cap. A classic symbol of graduation, the cap is made from black enamel and its delicate tassel is also sterling silver. As charms go, it also makes quite the impression through its size. In length, the charm measures 3.4cm and in width it is 1.3cm. Furthermore, the beauty of this charm is that it can either be added to an existing charm bracelet or even paired with a new one. Likewise, it looks brilliant against other charms but can also be worn as a singular pendant on its own. A souvenir that’s both stunning and specific to the occasion, there is no better way to commemorate the day than this Thomas Sabo charm.

Graduation Gift Guide 2023

Nomination Composable Classic Symbols In Stainless Steel With 9k Rose Gold And CZ Graduation Hat 430305/11

If your graduate is partial to some warmer tone charms in their bracelet, look no further than this Nomination charm. Although the base of the charm is stainless steel, it features rose 9k gold plating at its centre. This bonded rose gold plating takes the shape of a mortarboard cap. To give the cap its more recognisable colour, it is set with three black cubic zirconia gemstones. These also add some more glitz to the charm as they gently catch the light. This is the perfect gift for any Nomination lover, as the charm can be added to any Nomination bracelet using the brand’s ingenious spring mechanism.

Gift Sets

For a more monumental gift to mark the occasion, why not check out some gift sets? These will set your graduate up with a cohesive formal look to be worn either on the day itself or even the first day at work. Additionally, they already come packaged beautifully, so half the work is done for you! We’ve listed a couple of our favourites to round off this guide.

Radley Jewellery Bracelet and Earring Set Rose Gold Plated Pearls RYJ3252S-SET

Radley’s collection is full of beautiful pieces, and we particularly love this bracelet and earring set. The pearl bracelet is classically beautiful and is made from faux pearl beads. Its pendant features the Radley logo, which is engraved onto a circular 18k rose gold plated disc. To match, the drop earrings included in the set mirror this design. Set into the rose gold plated stud is a pearl. Anchored to the stud is the drop pendant which features the same rose gold plated logo disc as the bracelet. A perfect summery set, the elegant warmth of these pieces makes them really stand out.

Graduation Gift Guide 2023

Armani Exchange Men’s Giftset Black Open Heart Dial Black Leather Strap Black Beaded Bracelet AX7146SET

Last but by no means least on our Graduation Gift Guide is this Armani Exchange gift set. Including both a sleek watch and a black beaded bracelet, it’s the perfect starter set for any graduate to ace a first impression at his job interviews. The watch follows an all-black colour scheme with gold accents on its dial. At 42mm in size, the watch face makes quite an impression on the wrist. Its three subdials give it a utilitarian look whilst maintaining an air of sophistication. Moreover, two of the subdials are skeletonised to show off the inner workings of the watch. Completing the watch’s silhouette is a smooth black leather strap that is easily pairable with any smart business attire.

The black colour scheme of the watch fits nicely with the black beads of the accompanying bracelet. Indeed, this bracelet can either be worn as a stylish companion to the watch, or as a standalone casual accessory.

And so that concludes our Graduation Gift Guide for 2023! Hopefully, our contenders inspired you, but if not, we have plenty more accessories available on our website too. As an authorised retailer of these brands, you can also be assured that gifts ordered through us will arrive promptly and just in time for the big day. Any other graduation gifts you feel like should earn a place on our gift guide for next year? Let us know below!

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