34 Best Sentimental Gifts for Men

Updated on June 12, 2021 by Eds Alvarez

While the choice of gifts abound from funny, functional, practical and hobby-oriented, nothing beats a gift that is sentimental. A gift given in the name of tenderness and nostalgia is one that will be treasured forever. Let him know how much he means to you and let him carry your gift wherever he goes. Whether he's at home, in the office, or simply engaging in his favorite sport or hobby, allow his thoughts to be turned back to you with a well-chosen gift that will move his feelings.
Here are 34 of the best sentimental gifts for men that you can choose from: 

34. Moments To Treasure Magnet Frame Decoration

This Moments To Treasure Magnet Frame Decoration has a touch of vintage with a modern twist! This gorgeous ply wood mini photo frames are beautifully personalized with the names of your choice along with your favorite hashtag. The frame comes with magnets making it perfect for attaching in your home. Each frame has sticky fixers on the reverse to attach your photograph. Please note this is a frame decoration not a photo frame.

33. De Cube Brass Compass with Engraved Photo

The De Cube Brass Compass with Engraved Photo is a compass sundial made with finest quality materials, a combination of heavy duty metal brass with a gorgeous antique finish and a superb leather case. This protects your compass from scratches or dust, while allowing for a gorgeous display.

32. Custom Family Portrait Painting

This Custom Family Portrait Painting will be a perfect present for your first year anniversary. It's an ideal item to give as an anniversary gift for him. Your print will be created, carefully packaged, and shipped in a strong mailer within 2-3 days after approval. It's one gift that will truly be appreciated. 

31. Engraved Men's Wooden Watch

This timepiece guarantees precise and punctual timing. It is eco-friendly and does not use any chemicals or paint. This Engraved Men's Wooden Watch is made with 100% Natural Ebony Wood and Red Sandalwood.  It's simple but elegant with a round dial. The watch is shipped with a watch pillow inside a watch box. It's one anniversary gift he will treasure for a long time.  

30. Poetic Love Personalized Art

Surely he will appreciate having to read those words all the time in the comforts of his home or room.Let this Poetic Love Personalized Art immortalize the words of your poem for him and be put together in one beautifully crafted piece of art. It will be a constant reminder of the love you share with him. 

29. My Final Catch

He is your final catch and he definitely knows it. My Final Catch is pictured in stainless steel. This custom fishing gift can also can be purchased in bronze, antiqued brass, or antiqued copper. You can customize with your own message.
Each lure is made by hand cutting the metal into the shape of a heart. Each is then further shaped and fine tuned to eliminate rough edges. 

28. Minimalist Wallet with Custom Message

Anniversary Gift for 1 Year for Men

It is simple but functional. This Minimalist Wallet can hold quite a number of paper bills in it without bulging his pocket or crowding his bag. It can also carry 12 cards without bending them and it can be engraved with your boyfriend or husband’s 3 initials. More importantly, this unique sentimental gift comes with a military-grade RFID blocking technology that helps stop thieves from stealing your man’s identity.

27. Ticket Stub Diary 

Whether it is a ticket to a game, a receipt to a restaurant or a simple meal stub, so long as it has a deep meaning in your relationship, it deserves to be kept. A Ticket Stub Diary gift  like this would be perfect. He probably dated you into a baseball or basketball game and fell in love with you deeper as you screamed with him in support for his team. That dinner he bought the day he proposed to you came with a receipt too. A sentimental gift he will truly appreciate.   

26. Custom Engraved Guitar Pick

    You have always known his love for guitars so why not let him remember the special place he has in your heart as you give him this custom guitar pick. Let him know how much you know his interests by heart. It's one gift he will always remember you by. 

    25. Wedding Song Cufflinks

    Never has any gift been more super personalized and romantic at the same time. Time to turn the table around and be the romantic one with a song, only yours is written in this Wedding Song Cufflinks. This cufflink not only does its trick with his polo sleeves but also in his heart. Make your man wear lyrics of that wedding song you so lovingly danced into.

    24. Wallet Insert Card

    The picture will put a smile on his face daily. This Wallet Insert Card is a classy and personalized metal card that represents the unbendable affection you have for your man with a lasting echo of how much you love him. Make him melt with this sentimental gift for him. The words inscribed will be a constant reminder to keep you in his heart as he keeps his wallet with him all the time.

    23. Gift Box Set of Pen and Leather Travel Journal

    Get him all sentimental with this gift. His love for traveling and journaling is simply inseparable. Let him have this Gift Box Set of Pen and Leather Travel Journal that includes 1 leather journal (100 blank pages), 1 wood box and 1 pen with pen holder. Have these items personalized to make it extra special. 

    22. Father Son Art

    This unique artwork is drawn with a single continuous line and can be personalized with your text. This Father Son Art is a minimalist illustration of a father and baby holding hands. The printed material is professionally printed on Lustre Photo Paper, while the canvas wrap makes use of artist-grade poly-cotton blend canvas, wooden frame.

    It can be engraved with his name or a short message to make it more sentimental.  Give him this Walnut Personalized Cutting Board that will surely impress his guests and be a guaranteed conversation starter in any occasion. It is made of Premium Oak and Walnut Wood and covered twice with hot mineral oil to last long.

    20. Cigar Carrying Case

     Whether he is taking his cigars to the golf course or to a friend's house, having this cigar carrying case with a custom message on the back will make him think of you, and thank you for this wonderful gift. This is a great gift for him who enjoys a cigar every once in a while.

    19. Puzzle Card Heart 

    This Puzzle Card Heart are the trend at the moment! Send small messages with puzzles to make him happy. The puzzles consist of 14 pieces and is printed on paper and glued to 2 mm thick foam rubber. It consists of 14 parts. The puzzle has the shape of a heart and can be personalized. 

    18. New Dad Sculpted Hand-Painted Figure

    It's ready to display on a shelf, table or mantel. Just seeing this gift will get him all sentimental about being a first time dad. This New Dad Sculpted Hand-Painted Figure is a 6” hand-painted resin seated figure in cream shirt and blue jeans, holding a newborn infant on his lap.

    17. The Compass 

    It's a truly impressive and unique gift for your loved one and for various occasions. It's a solid brass with Thoreau's Quote Go Confidently Quote Engraved Compass. Under the glass cover is a beautiful, detailed copper compass. It comes with  a free brass keyring making this gift extra special. 

    16. Personalized Men's Leather Wallet

    It will be displayed with pride for years to come. This Personalized Men's Leather Wallet is an engraved split leather wallet personalized with the name of your choice.  It’s a great sentimental gift for him that he will surely use for a long time. 

    15. Commerative Keychain

    Let him appreciate how far he's come! Give him this Take Pride in How Far You Have Come KeychainThis inspirational  keychain is engraved with encouraging words: "Take pride in how far you’ve come. Have faith in how far you can go. But don’t forget to enjoy the journey." It is crafted of high polish stainless steel and comes in a high quality velvet jewelry pouches ready to be handed to him. 

    14. Personalized Phone Charger

    graduation phone charger

    He's always been the guy on the move. Let this personalized phone charger match his outgoing personality. It will make the perfect sentimental gift for him. You can even have it personalized on the front with his name, and the back with any custom message that you choose.  

    13. Time Flies

    Time Flies

    Give him this watch that will capture that special moment in time if you get it engraved. This bamboo watch is lightweight, has a brown leather strap, and a natural wood case. This watch may not be magic but he’ll think you are. It's one of the best sentimental gifts that will end up on top of his favorite things. 

    12. Engraved Bracelet 

    You can even have a secret message on the inside of this bracelet. This Engraved Bracelet  on his wrist 24/7 is a constant reminder of your friendship with him. You can have it engraved with his name, a special date, and any other information you would like to engrave on it.

    11. Letters To My Love 

    There is power in  a sweetly written, personally crafted and handwritten letter. This Letters To My Love is a collection of all your letters to him and maybe his letters back to you all in one grasp. So after a year of love and affection, hand him a gift he can access should a day come that you feel lost in translation.

    10. Hammer Multitool

    It's handy and functional. People will refuse a lot of things but never a timely help especially if it is within their reach, or in this case, their pockets. This Mini Hammer Multitool is the ideal sentimental gift for the handyman in him. It's one gift he will truly treasure for a long time. 

    9. Personalized Golf Shoe Bag

      custom golf cleat bag

      He loves golf. This Personalized Golf Shoe Bag will be a case he pulls out to keep all his golf goods together.  This bag is the hole in one of personalized golf shoe bags, putting some style into his golf garb with a finish that's better than a birdie on the 18th. 

      8. Engraved Torch Lighter

      engraved torch lighter

      Torch lighters are a must for proper cigar smoking and he will definitely go weak in the knees over this one. Make him the envy of the block with this engraved triple flame torch lighter. This is one sentimental gift that he will be whipping out with for years to come.

      7. The Wood Wallet

      Fathers Day Wallet with engraved Kids names

      Here's a great reminder of how important he is to his family. This custom engraved wallet will constantly remind him that they will always be his babies.  This slim body minimalist wallet comes with military-grade RFID protection, perfect for protecting his pants and his identity. Fitting up to 12 credit cards and a cash clip on the front he will have all he needs while still looking good.

      6. Engraved Folding Knife

      Fathers Day Engraved Knife

      This  handsome custom engraved pocket knife is perfect for the outdoorsy type. It is laser engraved in a deeper tone of the wood shade that shows up in style on the handle. Sharp silver lettering on the blade adds style to a sentimental gift he will surely love.

      5. Let's Have Coffee Together Forever Spoon 

      It's a sentimental yet out of this world gift. This 7-inches Let's Have Coffee Together Forever Spoon is perfect for mixing that coffee or tea you lovingly make for him every morning or every night. Personalizing it with your own clever or sweet message will make this gift even more special. 

      4. Lock Down Love Mug

       pandemic love mug

      This Lock Down Love Mug signifies how you and your guy made it through a pandemic together. It's proof enough that  you guys can tackle whatever life throws at you. From loud zoom meetings to never changing out of his sweats your love survived and thrived.

      3. Willow Tree Around You

      This Willow Tree Around You is a 6.5” hand-painted resin figure of a couple seated across from each other, touching heads and hands.  It is beautifully packaged in a fitted box ready for gift-giving. You can be sure he will have it displayed on a shelf, table or mantel. It's one gift that expresses your love and devotion for him. 

      2. De Cube Brass Compass with Engraved Photo

      The De Cube Brass Compass with Engraved Photo is a compass sundial made with finest quality materials. It has a combination of heavy duty metal brass with a gorgeous antique finish and a superb leather case which protects your compass from scratches or dust, while allowing for a gorgeous display.

      1. Naked and Brave Gift Set

      This Naked and Brave Gift Set comes with a glass flask that can be filled with his favorite drink, a journal that will allow him to keep track of his adventures and a Swiss knife that comes handy for just about anything and everything that would require some necessary tools. All housed in a wooden box that can be personalized with his name or initials. A fabulous gift indeed!      

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