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12 Godparents Gifts for Christening

Updated in April 2018 with extra gift ideas •

When you are looking for the best godparent gifts to offer the special couple at the Christening ceremony, you have to come up with something to fit the occasion. Therefore, we have created a list of our ten favorite choices for godparent gifts for baptism. We chose these gifts due to their practicality and usefulness. The gifts range from heartwarming to funny and emotional.

Godparents Cross Pin

A traditional choice that will surely make the new godparents tear up is this cross pin made from clay dough and decorated with a white satin ribbon. Ideal for Christening, it will make a perfect gift for both the godmother and godfather. This simple and elegant 1.5 inches long pin comes in a beautiful box with an inspiring poem written on the inside of the box. The poem is a dedication, and it reads: For you, my special Godparent, this keepsake comes today, with a special little message…because I want to say, you have always been a blessing, a helper, and a friend. I thank God my parents chose you because on you I can depend!”

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Vicious Vinyl Shack Etched Glass Mason Jar Mug

Another ideal gift for both the godmother and the godfather is this mason jar that works as a cute mug for tea or lemonade. The mug is dishwasher safe, and it is decorated with a lovely message that will impress all soon to be godparents: “The best friends get promoted to Godparents. This 16 oz. glass mason jar mug with handle was hand etched and the writing is guaranteed to not fade or peel. This Baptism gift for godparents represents a great option as it mixes practicality and imagination.

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Sierra Metal Design Handmade Godfather Tie Clip

Godfathers deserve an elegant and lasting memory from the most important ceremony in the life of their godchild. A great thank you idea is this personalized tie clip. It comes in three different materials: stainless steel, brass, and copper. You can add the date of the Baptism ceremony and the initials of the godfather to make this gift more meaningful. Durable, elegant and stylish, this gift is a lovely idea that will surprise any soon-to-be godfather.

The Godfather Tie Clip Initials

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Catholic Holy Bible Reader’s Edition

Any godparent must be a religious person, the English Hardcover 1360 pages Catholic Holy Bible edition will certainly please both the new godmother and godfather alike. This version is approved by the Catholic Church for reading and study and includes the New Living Translation text with deuterocanonical books. This Reader’s Edition is a great addition to any good Christian personal home library due to the fact that it clearly states some of the most difficult-to-understand Bible passages. Moreover, it features book introductions to aid with personal study. You can check out this article for more catholic gifts suggestions.

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Infinity Collection Godmother Bangle Bracelet

Even though a bracelet is a rather traditional gift, this bangle bracelet with a silver finish is sure to make any godmother swoon. The fancy accessory is adjustable and has three charms: a metal heart with “Godmother” written on it, a simple metal heart and a heart with stones, as well as the Infinity logo. There is no better gift for saying thank you to a woman than a piece of jewelry. Moreover, it comes in an elegant jewelry pouch made of velvet for the most beautiful presentation possible.

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“My Godparents” Handprint Frame

Next on our godparent gifts list is this beautiful photo frame, that will surely be a daily source of joy for the couple that receives it. This double tabletop frame comes with a space big enough to fit the godchild’s handprint. Therefore, you can easily customize it to add a dash of originality to your godparents’ gift. Be aware that people that have bought this gift suggest to first practice the handprint with your baby on another paper before using the paper that comes in the frame. Also, the 5×7 photo can be an elegant portrait of your child. The picture will look very nice with the simple, white frame and the text written on top and bottom on the left side.

Dear Godparents Handprint Frame

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American Classics Men’s Godfather T-Shirt

This gift is perfect if the godfather is a film buff, he will certainly appreciate the pun on this T-shirt. It is decorated with the classic Godfather film’s logo and font. Moreover, it comes in several colors so you can choose the new godparent’s favorite color for this T-shirt. Made 100% out of cotton and easy to clean in the washing machine, guaranteed it will last for a long time, this funny gift will become a treasured memory for any godfather. Customers gave good feedback for this product, stating the quality of the material and the printing are very resistant to wear, washer, and dryer.

American Classics Men's Godfather Distressed Logo T-Shirt

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Demdaco Willow Tree Guardian Angel

A traditional gift that they will treasure forever, this Willow Tree guardian angel will remind the godparents of the importance of the role they hold in the life of their godson or goddaughter. The figurine is 5″ tall, hand carved and beautifully stylized, symbolizing the special, holy relationship between the godparents and the baby. This piece arrives in a gift box, with an enclosure card and will beautifully decorate the godparent’s house. You can also check out our religious gift ideas list for more godparent gifts fit for the Christening.

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3dRose “Best Godfather Ever” Mug

If your chosen godfather is not too keen on a traditional etiquette and enjoys a good pun, this godfather gift is ideal for him. This high gloss finish white ceramic mug with black interior and handle is decorated with a heartfelt, but also a funny message: “Best. Godfather. Everprinted on both sides. The mug has a capacity of 11oz and is great for tea or coffee. Also, it was made in the United States, it is microwave safe while needing to be hand-washed in order to preserve the writing.

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Gift Nazareth Store Catholic Prayer Rosary

This beautiful high-quality gift will be treasured both by the godmother and the godfather. This rosary necklace is made of olive wood and has 8mm beads, it also has a metal crucifix that hangs from a single row of beads. It is from Jerusalem, the Holy Land, and it offers protection to whoever wears it. The size of this rosary is 18.50 inches in length, with a 1.6″ x 1″ cross. Moreover, it comes in a customized Nazareth Store velvet bag and is one of the most cherished items on our godparent gifts list.

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Fairy Godmother T-Shirt

If we have included a funny T-shirt for the godfather, then we also need to suggest a funny gift idea for godmothers. Here is a cool T-shirt that any godmother will proudly sport anytime she gets a chance! The “Yes, I’m a fairy godmother” message will remind her how much you appreciate her and will show everyone else how proud she is of her important role. It is made of 100% cotton and the recommendation is for machine wash cold with like colors and dry at a low heat. You can also look at our godmother gifts recommendations for a more special gift.

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LifeSong Milestones Personalized Christening Baseball Bat

Any diehard baseball fan who is taking on the role of godfather will appreciate this atypical and original godparent gift. This baseball bat is made of ash wood and measures 18″ long and 1.75′ in diameter. Moreover, you can personalize it for free with the name of the godchild and the date of the Christening. It also has engraved the Bible verse “Blessed is the Man Who trusts in the Lord“, Jeremiah 17:7. Moreover, it is hand-made in the USA and designed exclusively by LifeSong Milestones.

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Your endless search for the best godparent gifts will be much more pleasant and easier if you follow our recommendations. We have included unique and heartfelt suggestions on our list to make sure you can find the absolutely right present for the special couple. Which one is your favorite? Do let us know in a comment below!

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    Maureen July 21, 2018 at 8:02 pm

    Presenting a cross pin to my god parent as gift will be quite cool but do you think it will be tangible enough to make their celebration worth while.
    Though value gift a lot, no matter the size and quality.

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      Samantha McKinney August 2, 2018 at 7:30 am

      Hello, Maureen!
      We find that the Godparents Cross Pin is a very elegant and special gift for any godparents, but if you want to gift them more than that you can certainly pair it up with one of the other gifts on our list.

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    Harrison G. July 22, 2018 at 10:37 am

    My godparents are this prayerful and religious that I bought them a quality Holy Bible here. They eventually lost it in a transit while hurrying to a clinic for hospital visitation.

    I’ll get a new one for them soon. The former was worth it.
    Many thanks.

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      Samantha McKinney August 2, 2018 at 7:16 am

      You can certainly get them a new one, Harrison, or you can choose any of the other gifts fit for grandparents from our list.

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