October 27, 2021 6 min read
When it comes to finding the best gift for your loved ones, a personal touch goes a long way in expressing how much they mean to you. It could be something handmade, something they love, or better yet — something engraved with a personalized and heartfelt message.
Whatever the reason you might be looking for that special something, an engraved wood watch is a unique and sophisticated choice.
And if you’re wondering what to engrave on these stunning watches, you’ve come to just the right place.
In this guide, we’ll take you through some of the best and most-loved engravement ideas for him and her, be it your mom or your boyfriend. We hope that these ideas will get your creative juices flowing to help you settle on just the right thing to say to your loved one.
A watch is a timeless and thoughtful gift idea for a loved one. It's one that travels with them everywhere, sticks by their side through thick and thin and serves as a gentle reminder of the bond that you share. Getting a watch engraved adds to this sentiment and lets your loved one know that you thought about them specifically.
The engraving can be the date of a cherished memory or a favorite quote that they live by. With a wooden watch, you also get to give them the gift of wearing something sustainable and eco-friendly — a gift that’s great for the planet too.
Buying gifts for the men in your life doesn't always have to be hard. For instance, there are so many special messages that can turn one of our men's wooden watches into a gift they'll never forget.
To help you out, we've listed some of our favorites down below.
Any man in your life will appreciate a well-chosen quote about the inevitable passage of time. This option fits very well with the watch itself and will especially appeal to the deep thinkers and readers you love. Here are a few of our favorite gems:
There are countless options for what to engrave on a watch for a boyfriend. A simple "I love you" never gets old. You can also go simple by engraving the date you first met, first kissed, or first said, "I love you."
For a twist on a classic dating gesture, you could have both your initials engraved inside a heart.
If you are thinking about what to engrave on a watch for your husband, you can reflect on the many special moments and dates you've had. Maybe engrave your wedding date, a special line from your wedding vows, or a line from your first dance song.
Because romantic love is universal, countless women have expressed their love for men in timeless words of poetry and song. These are just a few beautiful options for using their words to express your love:
Gifting an engraved watch to your son is a wonderful way to show that you are proud of the man he is becoming or has become. If the occasion is a graduation or birthday, engraving his birthdate or "Class of 2021", for example, can be very meaningful. Classic children's literature and film is a treasure trove of good quotes for a son. Here are a few examples:
Nothing is more meaningful to a dad than an engraved watch with a message from his child. You can make his year with an upgrade from that old watch along with just the right message. For fathers, you can take the opportunity to remind him how much his love for you has meant over the years with quotes like these:
The women in your life love a thoughtful gesture, and we've curated a beautiful and delicate set of wooden watches for women that you can make that gesture with.
Try some of our ideas for the perfect engraving for her.
This is the perfect opportunity to make a romantic gesture that your girlfriend can brag about to her friends. Show her that you cherish those special dates by engraving one on her new watch. These quotes from classic romantic movies are also a great way to make her blush:
Sometimes, you might want to tailor the engraving to the particular occasion for your wife. For an anniversary gift for your wife, commemorate your wedding date again or a song lyric that you love to belt out together. A great option for any occasion is to express your forever love anew with one of these romantic quotes:
Inspire the young woman you raised with a quote from a strong female figure, perhaps one she has always admired. Here are just a few ideas:
Mothers are often our unsung heroes and engraved watches are a great chance to sing to yours! Moms love an expression of your gratitude and respect for all that she has sacrificed for you. For Mother's Day, try one of these quotes that can remind her you feel that way:
Finding the perfect gift requires careful consideration, patience and time. After all, it’s only natural to want to gift your loved ones something as incredibly special and unique as them.
An engraved wood watch can be the perfect gift for any special person in your life. You can give them a little constant expression of your love and tailor it to fit your relationship perfectly.
We've seen just a few of the timeless quotes that can remind them how you feel every day. Let your creative juices flow and pour out your heart to them today! And if you’re looking for the perfect wooden timepiece to engrave your chosen quote on, our wide range of wooden watches are sure to delight you.
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