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Celebrate your love: Valentine's gifts they'll treasure forever

Valentine’s Day is on the horizon, which means one thing: love is in the air. Whether you’re in the early stages of a new romance or enjoying decade after decade with the one, celebrate your story with the perfect gift.

UPDATED 10TH JANUARY 2024 | EDITOR - ERNEST JONES

A designated day to celebrate love, Valentine’s Day is an ideal opportunity to express your appreciation and devotion to the one who brings light into your life each and every day. We understand that it can be hard to translate into words how much this person means to you and to find a Valentine’s Day present that really captures this. Destined to outlast dinner and flowers, why not let a beautifully crafted watch or sentimental piece of jewellery say it best? Read on for gift ideas that sparkle with love.

Valentine's Day gifts by recipient

While we may traditionally view the occasion as a day for romantic lovers, its meaning can be interpreted in a host of different ways. From long-term soulmates to new partners to the friends who have been there for you during the highs and the lows, Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to celebrate the joy of love in all its wonderful forms. Whether you go for diamonds, a ring or a watch, discover affordable gifts that say 'I love you' in our guide.

VALENTINE'S DAY GIFTS FOR BOYFRIENDS

Representing an unbroken connection, few Valentine's Day gifts rival the romantic symbolism of a chain. Whether they prefer gold or silver, it’s a classic piece of men’s jewellery that will never go out of style. Sleek, simple and beautifully crafted to last just as long as your enduring love, it will no doubt be treasured by your Valentine for years to come.

Searching for something for the trend-setter? Turn to Rado. The brand has reimagined the iconic Anatom watch in a larger size with a matt black ceramic upper case and a contrasting dial in blue, green, or cognac.

Diamond Engagement Rings
Diamond Necklace and Earrings

VALENTINE'S DAY GIFTS FOR GIRLFRIENDS

What better way to mark the pure romance of Valentine’s Day than with a proposal? February 14th is the perfect time to celebrate the next chapter of your love story with a piece of jewellery that symbolises love, commitment, and forever. Whether it's a solitaire style from our Half Price Half Carat collection or an eye-catching halo design from the Platinum One Carat range, you'll discover their dream engagement ring at Ernest Jones.

Rare. Pure. Spellbinding. These are just a few words that can describe a diamond, as well as the love you feel for the one. If you’re looking for another piece of jewellery that conveys just what she means to you, then let a sparkling diamond necklace, bracelet or earrings rise to the occasion instead. With diamond jewellery from just £75, there's a breath-taking piece for everyone.

VALENTINE'S DAY GIFTS FOR HUSBANDS

A brand renowned across the world for its unrivalled refinement and masterful craftsmanship, a pair of Montblanc cufflinks are an investment piece that will be appreciated by all men – from the recipient to observers. Unquestionably elegant, these Star cufflinks will not only enrich smart attire but serve as a loving memento to a Valentine's he won't forget.

When it comes to passion, Vera Wang considers this to be the brand's expertise. Well versed in all things romantic, Vera Wang applies its know-how to the collection of men's rings. For the perfect Valentine's gift, opt for an 18ct white gold band encrusted with signature sapphires that represent loyalty, beauty and strength – a striking testament to your relationship.

Why not show how much the special someone in your life means to you with Bremont’s Supermarine watch? Bremont’s expert craftsmanship and exemplary ethos makes its timepieces the ideal Valentine’s Day gift for him.

VALENTINE'S DAY GIFTS FOR WIVES

There really is no greater Valentine’s Day gift than an eternity ring. Every moment is precious and each one you share together is a memory you’ll look back on and cherish, so remind her of your unwavering commitment and mark a special Valentine's milestone with a half or full diamond eternity band from just £250. It will shine just as brightly as your wife and sparkle like your unique love story.

For another truly exquisite way to express your love this Valentine’s Day, look no further than a captivating tennis bracelet. This timeless piece typically spotlights row after row of brilliant-cut diamonds that will quite simply illuminate her world with unparalleled radiance.

Diamond Eternity Ring
Diamond Tennis Bracelets

VALENTINE'S DAY GIFTS FOR FRIENDS

We commonly consider a soulmate to be a romantic partner, but a soulmate can be a close friend or even a family member who understands you and connects with you in a way that nobody else does. Pay tribute to yours with a beautiful gold Infinity pendant or a heart-shaped design. Not only will it show them you'll be there for them forever, but will bring a feeling of togetherness every time it's worn, no matter how physically far apart you may be.

Gold Necklace
Heart Necklace

A gift from your heart to theirs

Fall in love with love this Valentine’s Day. Whether you’re looking for the ‘I do’ ring or a charming piece for a friend that always has and always will be there for you, look to our carefully curated edit of thoughtful, expertly crafted gifts that create precious memories that will last forever. Find the perfect Valentine’s Day gift at Ernest Jones in store or online today.