15 INSANE GIFTS FROM ISRAEL
Who doesn’t love unique gifts?! As you know I love supporting emerging designers from all over the world, and have a soft spot for Israeli designers. I’ve always loved the incredible stories behind each designer, it makes any gift so much more special. This holiday season, I’ve curated an INSANE, versatile gift collection with varying price points starting at $35. All gifts are by Israeli designers, and they always have a unique edge to their designs making them perfect for personal gift giving.
IDesign is one of my latest Israel-based designer finds and I can’t get enough! The emoji necklace is absolutely adorable and perfect for a social media guru, Ilana has created 4 different emoji pendants to choose from. IDesign was founded by Ilana Album, who is an Israeli based jewelry designer and style expert. IDesign, known for details, includes the option to adjust length of all necklaces and completes every design with an evil eye charm on the clasp. This necklace is $320 in cubic zirconia, or $550 in diamonds.
Makeup bags are perfect for gift giving. Whether a woman travels, or just likes to carry a few essentials around in her daily handbag they’re a life saver to keep things organized. You know I’m all about choosing unique pieces, and feel the same with makeup bags! I thought this makeup pouch from TexturaCollection was so amazing. The design is so modern, and doesn’t look like any other makeup pouch. The designer behind TexturaCollection started out in graphics and has translated that into gorgeous makeup and handbags. Makeup pouch is $33.
For the eclectic woman, these mismatched earrings from Reason to Be Pretty are perfect. Reason to Be Pretty was created by Nophar Haimovitz. All pieces are handmade with a bohemian, eclectic vibe. Nophar says there’s always a reason to be pretty, and creates jewelry that represents an appreciation for intricate details. Earrings are $45.
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Tal Angel scarves are a work of art! I recently came across this brand and was immediately in love. These are not your average scarves. Personally, I love black and white and great color scheme for gifting because it’s so versatile. This polka dot print is edgy yet classic, providing endless styling possibilities. The designer is an artist and experienced fashion designer, his artistry definitely shines through in her unique designs. All designs are digitally printed on the finest silk quality. Polka Dot Scarf is $315
The rose gold hoops, also by IDesign, are another great gift, these aren’t your average hoop earrings which is why I love them so much. They’re such a great hoop design and go with nearly any outfit, I have these on my personal wish list right now! Rose gold is a personal favorite of mine right now, it’s such a great metal color to add a different twist to jewelry. These ‘Shakira’ gypsy hoops are $950.
Ok, seriously how INSANE are these earrings? I’ve always loved exploring Etsy for unique, handmade pieces and when I stumbled upon Zozi Jewelry and saw these gold ear jacket earrings my jaw dropped! I’ve never seen earrings like this design, which is why I think they are such a great gift item. With their edgy look they’re a great statement piece for a casual, or more formal occasion. The designer behind the jewelry has lived and traveled all around the world, giving her a unique design aesthetic that really stands out in every single piece. Ear Jacket earrings are $65
The evil eye necklace, from IDesign, is great for someone who likes a little edginess to their jewelry. It’s very delicate, great to wear as an everyday piece, but has the most insane detail. IDesign is working on a new user friendly online shop, but in the meantime for orders simply contact her directly. This evil eye necklace can be ordered vertically or horizontally. Variation pictured is $650.
All IDesign pieces can be ordered in any of the three gold colors, as well as any diamond colors, or even semi-precious stones. Illana’s handmade creations allow for a customized jewelry, perfect for gift giving.
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IDesign recently introduced a collaboration with Israeli artist Vered Rosen, with flower art rings. Vered Rosen is a highly respected photographer and modern art curator in Israel. The two talents came together to create these gorgeous, cutting-edge floral rings. All of IDesign’s pieces are delicate, but make a statement with their stunning details and this collaboration adds a gorgeous modern take on floral design. I’ve always loved classic designs that implement an edgy twist to them for a modern feel. This flower ring is made of 14k gold and is $389.
Back drop necklaces are such a fun and different take on accessories, especially this one from Shirliclassicjewelry. If there’s a woman in your life that has a large jewelry collection, this type of piece is perfect to give her something new to wear. This is a perfect piece for a formal event, with a low back dress. I also am totally obsessing over this brand’s cartilage earrings. Back drop necklace is $145
Serving dishes are a great gift to give to someone who entertains or cooks a lot! They’re pieces that are incredibly functional. Just like fashion, I personally love to find serving platters that are innovative in their design to really stand out. When I saw this serving dish from FreeFolding I thought it was perfect for gifting! The entire shop is filled with contemporary, handmade ceramic pieces that really stand out in any kitchen. I may have to add these gorgeous espresso cups to my shopping list. White ceramic serving dish is $68
These gold wing ear cuffs by ShirlifantasyJewelry are showstoppers! Shirlifantasy is another jewelry line created by the designer of Shirliclassi (above). The designer, Shirli, has three different jewelry lines ShirlifantasyJewelry is her Celtic and Elven style. Shirliclassijewelry offers more classic designs and her third line, ShirliGoldJewelry consists of pieces all made of 14k gold. One thing that’s consistent throughout all three lines is the uniqueness of the designs. Shirli is so innovative in her designs, in addition to the gold wing earrings I can’t get enough of this nose cuff. Gold wing earrings are $68
Denim is a favorite for every woman, but purchasing denim as a gift can be a bit tricky with sizing. I just found this super unique company, Blue Bell Denim that turns denim into totally new pieces like accessories! I’m really in love with the patchwork detailing on the clutches. They add a casual, edgy look to an outfit instantly. Pieces are one-of-a-kind so you know that giving these pieces as gifts will be even more special. The designer started her company from her love of denim, and eagerness to create pieces that are unique and eco-friendly. Patchwork clutch is $218.
Candles always make a great gift because, who doesn’t love candles? I’ve always enjoyed giving candles to hosts during the holidays. When I saw these gorgeous candle holders from 1220CeramicsStudio I thought these would be a perfect addition to a candle as a gift. Giving a handmade holder in addition to a candle is a great way to make the gift extra special. 1220CeramicsStudio is known for their minimalist designs, allowing the pieces cater to everyone. But as an extra fun surprise they even double as a succulent planter! Candle holders are $32.
Choker necklaces are a huge trend right now, and when I saw this Cleopatra style choker from Shulili I couldn’t get enough. The pieces that Shulili creates are works of art, like sculptures! All of the pieces are created to be lightweight and come with easy to close magnetic closures. I love that this brand has found a way to make statement pieces easy to wear and lightweight, as this isn’t always the case with statement jewelry.Cleopatra choker is $149.
Collecte handbags are my total obsession right now – seriously how gorgeous are these bags?! I can’t stop using mine and I’m gifting one to my bestie this holiday season. She’s going to be getting the mini version of the design, the small Uracca, I have and I can’t wait to give it to her to enjoy! Every time I use my Collecte bags I receive so many compliments because they’re so different than any other handbags. The mini crossbody style is perfect for a woman on-the-go. New Cube Rivet Bag is $315
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Gifting clothing can be tricky, but basics are always a win. When basics are high quality and handmade, everyone loves them! Am I right? Personally, I’ve been wearing Frett knitwear for years and I love everything about their clothing. Quality basics are a staple for every wardrobe, Frett is a go-to for my wardrobe and my clients. This Frett rib merino sweater is $199.
I found the most amazing gifts for you so you can shop from the comfort of your home, all items ship from Israel. How great is that?! Keep in mind, all orders need to be placed ASAP to assure timely delivery for the holidays. If you have any questions, feel free to contact me directly!
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