Finding gift items for newlyweds can be a daunting task. There is always the possibility of giving something that someone has already given. Or worse, something that is inappropriate or useless. If you are especially close to the bride and groom, you probably want something that they?ll be using in years to come. It would be very heart-warming to visit their home and still find your gift being used and being enjoyed by the couple and their children.
Anna Litle, a shopping expert at a prominent department store says that wedding gifts, above all should be functional. So skip the vases, the table runners and the waffle maker. Buy something that the couple can use immediately and can help start their lives. It also helps that the items you buy are made of durable and high-quality material.
1. Shun knives. If the couple is superstitious, knives can mean odd but if they are practical, they can appreciate these gifts. Japanese-made Shun knives are considered the best in the world. They are crafted from high-quality metal and clad with a carbon material 16 times on each side to make it one of the most effective tools in the kitchen. They are also rust-proof and can last the user years and they are dishwasher-safe. There are many sizes available, from small paring knives to huge butcher knives. The gift-giver can purchase the basic knife set complete with steak knives to make it a truly wonderful and well-thought out gift.
2. All Clad Cookware. Made in the US, these cookware items are one of the best in the world. The company which was founded by John Ulam dates back to the 1960s. They have since been making quality cookware for the everyday person as well as cooking professionals. All clad cookware are made from a number of metals bonded into each other to make them truly effective cooking tools. The quality of these cookware items makes them ideal for evenly-heated surface. Copper, aluminum, steel and other material are carefully bonded over each other depending on the design and use.
3. Le Creuset Cookware. Originating from France, these classic and elegant pieces will get you exclamations of ?wow? from the newlyweds. Made of enamel cooking surface, it makes cooking easier and more convenient. Preferred by majority of gourmet chefs, regular home cooks can now take advantage of the wonder of Le Creuset. Existing since 1925, each of the cookware items are cast from molten steel in a special mold and then cast with enamel for that distinct look and cooking capability. These beautiful pieces will make great additions to any newlyweds priced treasures.