Have you heard this deep profound quote before – “A Party without Jollof Rice…..is a meeting”. Well duh! So true! But did you also know that “A day of celebration without a gift is just another random calendar day”. Yes, I know, there is cake, chapman and small chops, BUT gifts are so essential when it comes to appreciating people in our lives or their effort to attend our function. In this day and age where people think a party hat smiley is sufficient to hail you on that special day, a proper well thought out unique gift item really really really makes all the difference.
If you are like me, then you understand the “I can’t find anything to give dilenma”! It’s like when women have 50 pairs of shoes, but still don’t have any shoes to wear. It’s not like you absolutely have no shoes, but you kind of want something unique on that day. And that’s how I feel about gifts. I’m constantly on the look out for unique gift items to celebrate my loved ones with, either on birthdays, or grander days like weddings and milestone birthdays. That’s why I was pretty excited when Bukky Asehinde, the founder of Bellafricana, an online Afrocentric platform, shared some of her unique gift item ideas with us.
As you can see, many of the gifts below would be appropriate for a variety of functions, such as birthdays, weddings, bridemaid’s gifts and so much more. All the vendors listed below have been verified by the reliable platform so you are assured the highest level of professionalism when dealing with them. And also, all the unique gift items are made in the motherland! Yes, we are so team #BuyNaija #BuyAfrican #DamnTheDollar to #SupportOurEconomy AND #GiveNiceGifts here on Wedding Feferity. Let us know which is your favourite in the comment section below!
Unique Gift Items in Nigeria
MitiMeth Gifts made from recycled Water Hyacinth
MitiMeth is a fast growing woman owned social enterprise focused on converting invasive aquatic weeds and other non-timber resources in Nigeria into eco-friendly handicrafts. They are changing livelihoods for good by training and partnering with communities at the base of the economic pyramid to create these innovative and functional handicrafts.
They are conscious about preserving the environment and inspired to transform renewable resources into beneficial use. MitiMeth products (multipurpose baskets, lamps, vases, ottomans, mirrors, coasters) are designed for those who have a taste for unique locally made handicrafts.
Everyone who buys a product plays a vital role creating job opportunities and in keeping the waterways and land in prime condition for current and future generations.
You can reach Mitimeth on the details below;
Phone Number: +2347057081482
Unique Gift Items Jewelry by Itoro Okon
The Itoro Okon brand designs and creates unique statement jewelry pieces such as necklaces, bracelets and earrings. Their pieces embody style, elegance and the passion for the art of jewelry making.
Get a unique gift item as a jewelry piece made for you and stand out from the crowd.
You can reach Itoro Okon on the details below;
Unique Gift Items of Beauty and Organic products by Mint Organic Care
Locally made and fully natural, MOC uses the finest and purest ingredients from around the world to produce chemical and toxin free body products.
Founded in 2014, MOC strives to create a lavish experience for all bath and body needs while developing beautiful and healthy skin.
All Mint products are carefully crafted in line with American FDA standards, using premium ingredients and recognizing common skin ailments such as eczema, psoriasis, dry and sensitive skin. At MOC, the main objective is to maximize healthy skin in every client without depriving comfort and luxury.
You can reach Mint Organic care on the details below;
Unique Gift Items made with African fabrics by African Things
African Things is a design and production company that designs and produces African inspired products focusing on fashion accessories and functional utility products using African fabric and materials.
They manufacture from a variety of factories based here in Nigeria. They make good quality products like bags, Afrocentric jewelry, table mats, laptop bags, accessories and more.
African Things aims to change the negative image associated with Africa manufacture and be a symbol for high quality products while empowering Africans. What makes African Things unique is that it is a design and manufacturing company based in Africa producing goods with an aim to have in every household in Africa.
You can reach African Things on the details below;
Unique gift items leather handmade goods by Siod Leather
At SIOD Handcrafted Leathers, all products are individually handmade to perfection, with the promise to deliver the most unique leather goods to you.
Top notch quality hand made in Nigeria.
With over 10 years experience, they create bespoke and quality products made with genuine leather.
You can reach Siod Leather on the details below;
Natural skincare unique gift items by Beautifully Nappy
The Beautifully Nappy online store provides quality organic and natural hair and skin care products. Our cosmetics are made by Africans, and are completely free of harmful chemicals and toxins. They feature many exotic African oils and believe that natural beauty is the best kind of beauty.
You can reach Beautifully nappy from the details below;
Unique Gift Items of Jewellery by Baiyé jewellery
Baiyé jewellery is a modern African luxury handcrafted jewellery brand.
Their unique pieces are used for special occasions; births, birthdays, anniversaries, engagements, new relationships, gifts from a loved one, a keepsake, or bought as an ego boost for yourself.
A general feel good item that picks you up once you have it on.
You can reach Baiye jewellery directly on the details below;
You can also check out the Bellafricana website for more potential unique gift items from other vendors listed on the site.