Eid Al Fitr is a special time when Muslims all around the world send good wishes to their loved ones or offer them blessings. And it's becoming more and more common to give presents, too. Choosing gifts for friends and family can be daunting, but don’t worry because we’ve put together some suggestions for those special people in your life.

Prayer gift set

Give a special combo this Eid of a prayer mat along with tasbeeh or prayer beads. Package the set attractively in a box—it could be the perfect to gift to your friends, family or even business associates this Eid.

Religious books

Want a gift with spiritual significance that shows your thoughtfulness? Books are a wonderful idea, especially religious books, which can reaffirm the faith of the recipient. And what better blessing than the Quran?

Greeting cards and frames

An e-card is a simple but good option, and you can find plenty of websites that offer amazing cards. But why not send joy and happiness with a personalised Eid greeting and a sweet message or an inspiring quote in a photo frames? This is a gift that lasts a lifetime.

Classic jewellery

Exquisite jewellery is without a doubt a standout among Eid Al-Fitr presents. You can gift gold or silver jewellery because they are classic Eid gifts, especially if in a beautiful Islamic style with delicate Arabic script engravings or pendants in various themes and shapes. Precious stones and gems will also add glamour, especially diamonds, rubies, sapphires, and pearls.

Stylish and modest clothing

Children and adults often dress up during Eid, spreading joy and positive energy throughout the day. Because of this, gifting clothes to your precious ones is a perfect idea. Look for a range of stylish and modest clothing that is suitable for the recipient during Eid celebrations.

Kiddie pleasers

Eid is also a time to treat the younger members of the family. So don’t forget to give them cookies, balloons, sweet treats, colouring books, dolls, toys and more.

Delicious treats

Been invited to an Eid party and don't want to show up empty-handed? Try taking a gift basket filled with delicious treats because there’s nothing like festive kaastangel, naastar and snow-white cookies. You can also fill boxes with other scrumptious goodies, like hazelnuts, almonds, fruits, and nuts.

Elegant date hamper

You can also consider an elegant date hamper as a gift, because this delicacy is certain to make an impression on whoever it is gifted to. Dates are both healthy and delicious, and nothing reminds us more of Eid festivities than a beautifully packaged hamper of dates, especially chocolate-dipped dates. Guaranteed to put a smile on your recipient’s face.

Fruit bouquet delight

If you’re looking for an alternative to the traditional chocolates, a refreshing fruit bouquet as a welcome gift during Eid Al Fitr celebration could be the perfect choice.

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