Loving Lots: Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Wednesday 28th February 2024 - Cara Bentham


Loving Lots: Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Find the perfect Mother’s Day gift at our auction! Unique, sustainable, and special items await to surprise your mum. Ditch the ordinary for treasures that last.

With Mother’s Day coming up on March 10th, it's the perfect time to start looking for that special gift. While you could take the easy option and go for the standard box of chocolates and a bunch of flowers, why not impress your mum this year with something unique and special? Participating in an auction for Mother's Day gifts offers the opportunity to discover one-of-a-kind treasures, each imbued with its own history and character. There are of course the classic gifts for women found on our site, such as jewellery, vases, accessories such as handbags and cute collectable bears, but you'll also find some fun and rare collectables too. We've chosen some perfect Mother's Day gift ideas from our upcoming auctions.

Why Buy Gifts at Auction?

Auctions are like treasure troves filled with unique goodies you won’t come across in the average store. The competitive and unpredictable nature of auctions means you can score some top-notch gifts without breaking the bank. And, if this isn’t enough, you can feel great knowing you’re doing your bit for the planet by shopping sustainably because most of the lots at auction are preloved, high-quality and rare pieces. So, ditch those mass-produced or disposable gifts and give auctions a go instead!

Lots of Inspiration

If you’re looking for a special Mother’s Day gift this year, get inspired by our top picks from upcoming auctions. These fabulous items are sure to put a smile on her face:

  1. Pearl necklace: This beautiful cultured pearl necklace is a lovely example of a timeless classic loved by generations of women. It's up for sale on March 7th at Martel Maides Auctions, estimated at £120 - £140. 
  2. Ladies wristwatch: This 9ct gold Rotary ladies wristwatch features an integral 9ct gold bracelet, making it a truly special piece of jewellery. It goes up for sale on March 7th at Potteries Auctions Ltd with an estimated £160 - £320. 

  3. Vintage Barbie doll If your Mum loves nostalgia then this 1990s Barbie doll might raise a smile - an ideal fun and affordable gift to grace a desk at work or sit pretty on a shelf. The estimate is just £5-£8 (buyers premium will be added)

  4. Diamond earrings: These diamond set half hoop earrings make a dazzling gift complete with presentation box. They go up for sale on March 4th at Taylors Auctions (Montrose) Ltd with an estimate of £180 - £220.
  5. Vintage Gucci handbag: If your mum loves designer goodies, this vintage Gucci handbag will be a winner. It comes with a Gucci wallet because two gifts are better than one, right? It's up for sale on March 2nd at Willingham Auctions with an estimate of £60 - £120. 
  6. Wedgewood Queensware tea set: This lot makes tea time truly special with antique charm. It includes a teapot, sugar bowl, jug and conical cups and saucers and is up for sale on March 7th at Kinghams Auctioneers. It’s expected to fetch £80 - £120.
  7. Limited edition Steiff teddy bears: Convinced you can bear-ly live without her? These two adorable Steiff teddy bears would put a smile on anyone's face.

Art Nouveau sterling silver photo frame: This gorgeous silver and enamel photo frame is perfect for displaying cherished family memories in style. It goes up for sale on March 5th at Sheppards Irish Auction House with an estimate of 60 – 90 euros.

Pandora bracelet: This pandora bracelet makes a charming gift. It comes boxed with 16 silver charms set with enamel, glass or crystals. It goes up for sale on March 7th at Martel Maides Auctions. With an estimate of £100 - £150, you could get a real bargain here compared to buying in store. 

Buying at Easy Live Auction is Easy

If you've bought from us before you'll know the process - bid, win, pay and receive! If you're a first-time bidder at Easy Live Auction, the process is slightly different to a marketplace auction site, as you'll need to register for the sale you want to bid in. Simply create your account, browse the lots and bid live from the comfort of your own home. If you're looking for something in particular, you can set up email alerts for key phrases so you don't miss out. Wishing you a wonderful Mothers Day - happy bidding!