Christening Gifts

Explore Rackhams Christening gifts collection for Christening gift ideas. From precious keepsakes to more traditional christening gift ideas, each piece will help you celebrate this special occasion. Discover our thoughtfully chosen offerings, ensuring your Christening gift will be treasured for generations. Celebrate in style with our exclusive selection of luxurious baby Christening gifts, crafted to perfection.

Christening Gift Ideas

Finding the perfect Christening gift may feel complicated. At Rackhams department store, we understand the importance of selecting a meaningful and timeless gift to commemorate this special occasion. In this guide, we'll navigate through a variety of Christening gift ideas, offering insights and suggestions to help you make a choice that will be cherished for years to come.

Why is Choosing the Right Christening Gift Important?

Selecting the right Christening gift is more than just a gesture; it's a way to celebrate and honour a significant moment in a child's life. Whether you're a close family member, a godparent, or a friend, your gift symbolises your love, support, and best wishes for the child's future. It's a tangible expression of your commitment to their spiritual journey and growth.

What Factors Should I Consider When Choosing a Christening Gift?

  1. Meaningfulness: Look for a gift that holds sentimental value and reflects the significance of the occasion.
  2. Quality: Opt for a well-crafted item that will withstand the test of time and serve as a lasting keepsake.
  3. Utility: Consider gifts that are practical and can be used or displayed in the child's life.
  4. Personalisation: Explore options for adding a personal touch, such as engraving or customisation, to make the gift truly unique.
  5. Symbolism: Choose gifts that carry symbolic meaning, such as religious symbols or motifs associated with blessings and protection.

Our Top Christening Gift Ideas:

  1. Personalised Silver Keepsake Box: Engrave the child's name and date of Christening on a silver keepsake box, perfect for storing cherished mementos and trinkets.
  2. Heirloom-quality Baby Blanket: Wrap the little one in warmth and comfort with a luxuriously soft baby blanket crafted from the finest materials.
  3. Silver Cross Necklace: Symbolising faith and protection, a delicate silver cross necklace makes a meaningful and timeless gift for a Christening.
  4. Handcrafted Wooden Toy Set: Encourage imagination and play with a beautifully crafted wooden toy set, designed to spark creativity and joy and last a lifetime as a family heirloom. 
  5. Embroidered Christening Gown: Adorn the baby in an exquisite embroidered Christening gown, creating a picture-perfect moment for the special day.
  6. Keepsake Photo Frame: Capture and display precious memories from the Christening day in an elegant silver or wooden photo frame, personalised with the child's name.
  7. Children's Bible: Introduce the child to the teachings of faith with a beautifully illustrated children's Bible, designed to engage young minds and hearts.
  8. Musical Snow Globe: Delight the child with a whimsical musical snow globe featuring a serene scene and soothing melody, perfect for bedtime routines.

Common Christening Gift Questions

How much should I spend on a Christening gift?

The amount you spend on a Christening gift can vary depending on your budget and relationship with the child. It's the thought and sentiment behind the gift that truly matter.

Is it appropriate to give money as a Christening gift?

While monetary gifts are common in some cultures, traditional Christening gifts often lean towards sentimental and symbolic items that hold personal meaning.

Should I consult with the parents before choosing a gift?

If you're unsure about the parents' preferences or already have a gift in mind, it's always a thoughtful gesture to consult with them to ensure your gift aligns with their wishes.


Choosing the perfect Christening gift is a meaningful way to commemorate this special occasion and express your love and support for the child and their family. By considering factors such as meaning, quality, utility, personalisation, and symbolism, you can select a gift that will be treasured for years to come. Explore Rackhams collection of Christening gifts to find the ideal token of blessings and well wishes for the little one's spiritual journey.