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    The perfect Dutch design Valentine’s gift for him & her


    Now that the madness surrounding Christmas and New Year has been long and widely forgotten, it is high time for the next “holiday”. The day of love, Valentine’s Day, is just around the corner. The ideal day for all romantics to declare love to loved ones. In this blog the coolest Valentine’s gift

    The history

    Nobody really knows exactly where a Valentine’s gift and Valentine’s Day comes from and how it originated. A first theory is that Valentine’s Day is named after a Christian priest, Saint Valentine, who lived in the third century. It seems that there was a law at the time that prohibited soldiers from marrying, because unmarried people would be more willing to die. St. Valentine would have secretly married soldiers. Emperor Claudius II is said to have discovered this and had him executed on February 14, 269. Because of his motto “love conquers all”, he would have died in this way as a martyr for love.

    A second theory is that Valentine’s Day comes from the Roman festival of Lupercalia. This festival was celebrated on February 14 in honor of the god of sheep herders, Lupercus. However, this festival was anything but a romantic affair. Valentine’s gift.

    But whatever the origins of Valentine’s Day, a special day to celebrate love is of course very beautiful! Holland Design & Gifts is happy to help you choose a gift for the wife or girlfriend.

    Beautiful gifts for her

    A soft gift for young and old is the Heinen Delfst Blauw Teddy Bear. These super sweet Teddy bears are decorated with cheerful blue floral motifs and have a funny orange nose.
    A slightly less soft and cuddly, but very nice gift, are the different Stone Cup pendants on a chain. These are designed by the brand wOrk ceramics.
    The Holland scarf from Barentsz Urban Fabric is unique, but the black and white design makes it a wonderful gift for many women. The colored border gives this designer wrap a subtle accent. Moreover, you will receive it in a beautiful gift box, so you don’t have to do anything about it yourself!

    Nice gifts for him

    For men who love nature and a sleek design, we have Frederik Roijé’s bird houses. The series of houses are designed by Amsterdam canal houses. The houses are made of black-stained, weather-resistant plywood with brass nails and a brass twig. A real eye-catcher for the garden and perfect Valentine’s Day gift.

    For culinary connoisseurs we have this Zeeland mussel cutlery from the Anovi brand. Mussel lovers often use the shell of one mussel to remove the next from its shell. With this Zeeland mussel cutlery you never have to search for a suitable mussel shell again. The silver tin mussels are packed in pairs in a chic black box. Anovi is located in the village of Dreischor on Schouwen-Duiveland in Zeeland. Anovi develops and manufactures products from the Zeeland culture. Alex and Susanne den Hoed’s ambition is to develop, locally produce and launch a new product every year.

    For the adventurous couples who often go out together, the Lucis wireless LED lamp is a fantastic gift! With the protable lamp you can choose from 16 million different colors and three attractive light programs. You can easily take this Dutch Design lamp with you everywhere: a date in the park, to friends or the terrace.