If you are looking for a unique gift that a girl can cherish for the rest of their life, you need to look no further than a charm bracelet. It is one of those classic pieces of jewelry that goes beautifully with just about anything. Even if the girl is not prone to wearing jewelry on a regular basis, she will appreciate what it symbolizes and keep it with her in her heart wherever she goes. The personalization is where you find the true value in a charm bracelet. Each piece is carefully selected to represent a characteristic, quality, or event for the wearer.
Charm bracelets used to be something that almost every girl had. They would gather more and more charms through their life, and then pass it down to their daughters as a keepsake of their life. It has become less of a tradition these days, but it holds no less value. This is a great gift idea for a girl's 16th birthday party, a graduation present, or even a wedding present. Just make sure that you choose a bracelet that will last through the years. You do not want it to start losing charms or rusting them.
If you are going to start the girl's charm bracelet, you should find a charm or two that symbolizes who she is and then one to symbolize the day she is receiving it. For example, if you are giving it as a graduation present, find a charm of a cap or diploma. But then also include a charm that represents her as a person, such as a paintbrush for her love of art or one that symbolizes your relationship to her such as "sister" or "daughter." "That way you are also representing your love for her when you present her with the gift.
Imagine the story that bracelet will be able to tell after several years or decades. As other people get word that she is creating a charm bracelet, they may start adding to it as well. Her bracelet will tell the story of graduating, exotic vacations, getting married, her children, her hobbies, and much, much more.
While other pieces of jewelry may be beautiful and meaningfulful, nothing will ever surpass the charm bracelet and charms that tell the story of her life in the way she wants to create it. Not only will she always remember you as the one who started it, she can also add all the people she loves to it as they give her charms as gifts as well.