Unique Gifts for Under $100
Interesting and unique gifts do not need to be expensive. Quality products are not only made by luxury brands, but by passionate makers who want something different and unique. As with everything on this site, we created this guide to save your time in finding the right gift. Think about the person, then think if the story these gifts represent will appeal to the person receiving it.
One more thing. It has to be stated that these gift ideas are completely honest, personal and non-commercial. There is no personal affiliation or benefit for mentioning these companies below. Buy any of these great gifts for less than 100 dollars online.
This company has invented the concept of aliuminium vallets. Stylish, yet functional – RFID protection built in to protect from fraud.
Made in France $39 – $89
Designed and made in Milan by two eco friendly designers, who recycle and give second life to the advertisment tarpaulin. Handmade in Italy $65
A young company that use traditional and contemporary leathermaking techniques: handcrafts, laser cutting and engraving.
Handmade in Ireland €96
French classic pen maker. Perspective range is all about merging traditional luxury elements with contemporary design details.
Made in France $59 – $120
Family owned company since 1930. Undeniable leader in various pens and Studio range is one of the classics. They make a lot of pens.
Made in Germany $60 – $85
Designed in 1978 to celebrate Beaubourg in Paris. Ballpen with striking design that is instantly recognised by any pen buff.
Handmade in Italy $52
Maserin is well known knife company with over 50 years of experience. Damascus blade makes it unusual and striking to look at.
Made in Italy $90 – $110
This classic pocket pruner knife is made in Sheffield – cradle of knife making in the UK. Ideal for gardeners and field workers.
Made in England $90 – $125
Impressive personalisation and engraving. Great horn handle. Probably the only European maker that can add personal note in cyrillic.
Made in Bulgaria $95
Made by hand from a natural olive tree from the Medditerranean, with exposed grain. It can be matched to three types of razors.
Made in Germany $85 – $110
Made in Birmingham, a UK’s car manufacturing capital. Razor design is from a car handle and paint/colour is from luxury car makers.
Made in Britain $80 – $120
Quality is obvious. What’s interesting, that this safety razor that is becoming a hit among women. Read an independent review here. Made in Germany $39 – $70
From the leathermaker proud for his 21st century craftsmanship. Designed and made in the center of Scandinavian design, Stockholm. Made in Denmark $65 – $75
It is crafted in the hands of one man, who has spent his life in design and learning leather craft. He mostly makes goods for women. Made in Sweden $70 – $85
I have spent over a month researching more interesting and unusual gifts with a story attached. This is my last hurdle. It has proven a challenge to find a last European made Key Wallet suggestion in the price range of $50 – $100. Can you recommend anything? If yes, please do get in touch!
Company just started in 2014, by one man who wants to make long lasting and loved products that are not disposed off every season.
Handmade in England $85 – $100
Made from a thick leather that releases oils with time and use. Hence it will create your own pattern and character as you use it.
Handmade in Denmark $80 – $95
From a young company that appreciates and promotes local traditions and crafts. Each piece is dated and signed by the maker.
Made in Portugal $95
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