Sometimes finding the right gift for someone who’s grieving can be a challenge, as grieving is different for each person. Many choose to celebrate the life of their loved one, focusing on good memories and sharing with others. In these difficult times, it’s best to spread messages of hope, comfort, and sympathy.
When a close friend loses a loved one or a beloved pet, it’s natural for you to grieve along with them. You want to express your sympathy and be supportive with your words and your sympathy gifts. In the process, here are some ideas for thoughtful sympathy gifts for a friend or family member in grieving — show that you are there for them through the happy and sorrowful times.
This versatile piece can be worn in a variety of ways, such as a poncho or a cardigan, depending on one’s mood and personal sense of style. Heartfelt sentiments sewn at the inside read, “I am with You,” for a gentle reminder of the true wonders and power of God. You can also add a personal message to this piece with a fabric marker (not included) if you so choose. Perfect for reminding the wearer that they are truly wrapped in love, this piece will make for a powerfully memorable gift for any woman who needs a little extra inspiration and care.
Jewelry with a special message or sentiment can be a wonderful way to keep someone’s memory close. Give the Loving Memories Gold Band to anyone who is always in your heart and forever loved, or someone who is dealing with a sad loss. This warm-toned jewelry is an uplifting way to show that you are there for them during a difficult time. Also makes a great holiday, birthday, anytime, or comfort gift.
These heartfelt gifts by The Kelly Rae Roberts collection make an emotional connection. Kelly Rae Roberts believes that art heals (both the maker and the receiver of that art). She also believes that we are meant for the complicated journeys of brokenness and wholeness, vulnerability and courage, wisdom and silliness. All of it. Ultimately, the Remembrance Gift Book is about keeping memories close. Give this book to that person who has lost someone special. Up to 32 pages of Kelly Rae’s best-selling artwork.
May your memories bring you peace
This iconic figure of peace and serenity is a tangible reminder of healing, comfort, hopefulness and remembrance in times of sorrow. “Her gesture is one of openness and reflection; the white dove embodies inner beauty and peace.” –Artist Susan Lordi
A gift to express sympathy, comfort, remembrance and healing.
Our sophisticated, cozy collection of endearing shawls is designed to gift whenever someone needs a hug. Gift to a friend or loved one to let them know you’re thinking about them and you care. Each shawl is crafted from sumptuously soft fabric designed for soothing comfort and presented in a beautiful gift box. An inside pocket is designed to hold a tissue, eyeglasses or cell phone. This incredibly comfortable cream Giving Shawl includes a message of encouragement printed on a keepsake bookmark in the inside pocket.
The most caring gift you can give is your heart and a hug. The Giving Heart pillow is the perfect way to give from your heart, and let someone know you care. The weight of the pillow even replicates the feeling of a real hug! The Taupe Giving Heart pillow features incredibly soft knitted yarn and stress-relieving weight for the most comforting hug! You don’t share your heart with just anyone…It’s a precious gift that says: I’m thinking of you, I’m sorry you are hurting, I’m proud of you, or I’m right here cheering you on! Even when you’re not together.
This line of Honor Bands are inspired bracelets with symbols and sentiment to remind women who they are, whose they are, and all they were created to be. Endless options for stacking with inspired symbols and messages. Perfect self-expression jewelry for women of all ages. Gold hammer texture band features silver butterfly embellishment. Dangle at the end features a zirconia crystal gemstone.
A beloved dog or cat can be an important part of the family, and one you will miss when they cross over the rainbow bridge. The Loving Memories Bracelet is a beautiful reminder of a loved one who lives on in memory. Honor your pet and keep those wonderful memories of laughter and cuddles close with this handcrafted silver pet bracelet piece from the Loving Memories Collection. Each of these small pieces of jewelry or gift items also showcases a special sentiment or design to help them remember.
This wonderfully designed resin picture frame is perfectly sized to hold any 4” x 6” photo of loved ones — near and far from us. Carved sentiments at the base read, “Remember this moment. Cherish this story. Celebrate this life,” for a gentle reminder that we should celebrate life and our loved ones in it. Each frame comes complete with a keyhole hanger and an easel for versatility in how you display it.
We all need a little comfort and support now and then — a reminder to help us know that we are not alone in the world, that someone is thinking about us, ready with a hug, no matter what. Giving Bracelets are a beautiful reminder of the encouragement and support of loved ones and friends. The heart charms represent how you are thought of and loved.