There’s no escaping this part. There will really come a time when all good things must come to an end. Retirement marks this season. The time in the workplace no matter how good and pleasant must come to an end. It doesn’t have to end sadly though as it also is the beginning of a new season. Make a co-worker or a loved one’s retirement season start positively by giving them not just any gift but one that is specially customized for them.
Here are 15 of our favorite personalized retirement gifts that you can choose from:
Your retiring friend or loved one have waited long enough to travel to places they’ve never been before. Now that they are retired, it’s high time to start checking their travel bucket list! Send them off with this luggage tag that comes with a plastic loop strap for easy attachment to their bags. Personalize it with their name or initials up to ten characters. They’ll be traveling across the globe remembering your thoughtfulness on the day that they retired.
Retirement does not mean graduating from looking dapper. He is definitely not one who would let retirement steal that away from him. The essential debonair look won’t be complete without these personalized cufflinks. It makes a perfect accessory for that neat, smart and stylish look he’s always wanted to project even after he has retired. Personalize it by placing his initials on it and make it an extra special retirement gift for him.
13. Engraved Compass
Let this unique and sentimental gift be the first item he gets in celebration of his retirement. Make it a retirement he will remember for life looking forward to many more adventures he will spend with loved ones. This engraved nautical compass is made from brass and leather. You can have it engraved with initials, dates, quote, GPS coordinates, vector image or a logo engraved on the top lid, inside lid and the bottom of the compass from 70 to 80 characters. You may also choose from the available quotes for engraving. This handmade item also comes in a leather case to keep it safe and clean.
12. Bamboo Watch
He’s definitely received and even bought expensive and jewelry adorned watches in the past. Why not give him something different this time. This lightweight watch made of bamboo would be the perfect retirement gift for him. Made from real bamboo and genuine leather, it comes with a brown leather strap and a natural wood case which can be personalized making your gift even more special. Definitely a gift he will remember you by and one that he can treasure for a long time.
11. Frame Décor
Make it a timeless gift by placing the picture of your retiring co-worker in this elegant frame as home décor on the wall or tabletop display. With the RETIREMENT acronym specifying the advantages of being retired, it’s not just a constant reminder for him of the joys that retirement brings. He will definitely be reminded about you who thoughtfully gave him this special retirement gift. A simple gift that is sure to bring a smile on his face.
10. Ceramic Plaque
Your retiring co-worker would truly love this ceramic plaque hanging on her wall. This plaque is handmade and formed with soft pliable clay. Each one is made of natural colored stoneware clay and is decorated individually with blueberry floral pattern. It has a baked on glossy finish with dark blue lettering. What’s more, is that it is beautifully packaged and ready to be handed as a gift to a special colleague you want to show appreciation to before she retires.
9. Planter Box
She will surely love this rustic planter box with three mason jars. It will definitely be a perfect centerpiece for whatever occasion she may have. This gift is very unique because you can customize a personal message that is professionally engraved on the planter. It is made of all natural wood with a dark stained finish. It has 3-pint size mason jars and comes with a decorative ribbon in linen color.
8. Flower Mug
She loves everything with flowers on it. Make her remember you each time she sips on her favorite tea by giving her this unique handmade flower mug. This mug has an enamel metal handle with an elegant butterfly and blue rose flower design. It is lead-free and made from eco-friendly materials. Simply perfect for a retiring colleague that you want to show appreciation to.
He’s got all the time to attend parties and reconnect with friends now that he’s retired. Whether attending a gathering with close friends or simply visiting a friend, this personalized wine carrier allows him to handle his wine in style. Crafted from leather, this wine carrier can hold your standard wine or champagne bottle. It can also be engraved with his name to make it even more special.
With its amazing diamond shape and elegant look, this diamond-shaped whiskey decanter will be perfect for him. Included in this gift are 2 diamond glasses and mahogany wooden holder. This handcrafted glass decanter can contain up to 750 ml of his favorite drink like scotch, tequila, rum, vodka and many more.
With a lot of time in his hands, he can start working on projects he’s put on hold for a very long time. This personalized toolbox set is perfect for the starter handyman. He would be more than happy to be equipped with the tools of his trade -hammer, pliers, wrench, drill bits and many more. All housed in a beautiful wooden box that can be personalized with his name.
4. Garden Tools
She loves gardening. It’s the best time to start doing the thing she loves the most now that she’s finally retired. Get her equipped with these engraved hand trowel and cultivator set made of strong steelhead and durable hardwood handle. Personalize it by engraving her initials or your short message to make it extra special.
Complete your retiring colleague’s cigar collection with this personalized humidor that is sure to stay with him for many years. This rosewood piano finish humidor comes with two compartments, with a sturdy lid that keeps cigars fresh. This cherry shell can be personalized by placing his initials on top. It’s definitely the ideal gift for the retiring cigar fanatic.
Cigars, cigar cutter, and favorite drink - that’s everything he needs to get things started. This handy cigar holder makes it possible for him to sit back, relax and enjoy the good life. Complete with a stainless steel flask and a cigar cutter, all housed in a rustic wooden gift box. Personalize and laser engrave the top of the flask and the box with 2 lines up to 25 characters per line for that extra special touch on this awesome retirement gift.
He used to carry them all in separate cases. Now, there’s no need to carry several boxes to let the fun and relaxation begin. This All In One Sinful Products Case would be all he needs to carry a cigar and 1.5 ounces of his favorite drink. Also included in this case is a high-quality lighter. He’s all set to have fun alone or with the company of well-loved friends. Get the box personalized up to 3 initials to make your retirement gift extra special.