Our choice of the best sympathy gifts on the market will help you to express your condolences and show your friends and loved ones just how much you care when they have suffered a loss.
We have searched for the most meaningful and quality gifts and bring you our favourites.
This website helps those who have lost a loved one to cope with their grief. We receive a small commission from sales of items on this page which helps us to continue our work.
Choose between jewelry to hold ashes, or personalised necklaces and bracelets with the loved one's name and dates. This way the bereaved can wear their loved one next to their heart.
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Preparing food and eating are difficult when you are grieving so a basket full of tempting treats can be a practical and helpful gift to stimulate the appetite of the bereaved. They will appreciate the thought that has gone into this gift.
This link goes to our main sympathy baskets page with lots of choices for all tastes.
A pretty stone for the garden, with an uplifting text is a lasting memorial gift. They can also be kept indoors or hung on the wall.
The text on this one says "Memories are the Sweetest Flowers in the Garden".
There are many in this range of memorial stones and crosses with different moving texts both religious and secular.
Planting a tree in memory of a loved one is a gift which will last for generations and gives a sense of comfort over a long time.
There is a reason that flowers are the most popular sympathy gifts all over the world. Flowers are so expressive and being surrounded by the beauty of nature is a great comfort for those who have lost a loved one.
Read more about the etiquette of sending sympathy flowers here.
We have partnered with one of the best flower companies so that you can easily send a sympathy gift of flowers to anywhere in the world in minutes. You can pay in your own currency too, so you will know exactly how much they cost. There are lots of choices of truly gorgeous and affordable bouquets.
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A blanket is a warm and comforting way of showing you care.
They are available with a range of texts, images and colours. The texts include religious ones, such as Amazing Grace and the Lord is My Shepherd, and non-religious such as the one pictured - "When someone special becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure."
They are all 5 feet by 4 feet wide and made in soft high quality materials.
They can be hung on the wall or used as a throw for the sofa for warmth.
A book on grief tailored to your friend or relative's situation can be a great comfort. We have many pages of recommendations on the best grief books for everyone. Click below and scroll down to choose for widows and those who have lost a partner, parents, children, etc
Also check out our own range of quality sympathy cards
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Losing a child to cancer is devastating, and there is a critical need to develop effective supports.
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