9 Unique and Thoughtful Hanukkah Gift Ideas

Hanukkah Gift Guide 2020

This Hanukkah, give a meaningful and functional gift that will last for years to come. We’ve hand-selected nine unique gifts made with high standards of both design and quality that any gift recipient is sure to treasure far beyond the holiday season.

With exquisitely made jewelry, practical accessories, and handmade home goods, you’re sure to find something for everyone in the family in this Hanukkah Gift Guide. For more holiday gift ideas, explore our gifts Collection.

1. Korissa Bread Warmer + Basket in Owl Oval — $55

With its natural beauty and functionality, this terracotta bread warmer makes for a wonderful addition to any home. The basket is made of sustainably grown seagrass and jute wool, which compliments and elevates the naturally insulating, engraved terracotta plate.


bread warmer and basket in owl oval

2. Yewo Josi Earrings — $46

Expertly crafted with attention to design and quality, Yewo’s earrings and other jewelry pieces gifts that are sure to wow whoever is lucky enough to receive them this Hanukkah.

The sustainable jewelry brand’s simple and exquisite Josi Earrings are made from recycled brass in a carbon-neutral solar-powered workshop. Dedicated to ethical production, Yewo pays their artisan partners fair wages and provides paid time-off and heath benefits. Guaranteed to bring joy and delight to the minimalist on your Hanukkah list!


Sustainable jewelry gifts for Hanukkah

3. Kinto Porcelain SCS Mug Set — $66

For the new homeowner, the party host, or the one that simply appreciates some high-quality drinkware, KINTO’s expertly handcrafted ceramic mugs are guaranteed to be a well-appreciated Hanukkah gift. This set comes with two colorful mugs and are available in large or small.

[Read our Ceramics Guide to learn more about ceramics techniques!]


4. Studio Variously Musturd Merino Wool Scarf — $139

Bloom and Give’s cotton, linen, and modal scarf is an elegant accessory for layering on Studio Variously’s Australian Merino wool scarf is an elegant accessory for layering on tees or oversized sweaters. This chic piece is designed to be timeless with its subtle asymmetric blocks of neutral colors and is crafted thoughtfully by artisans in Nepal who are compensated fairly.


Musturd Merino Wool Scarf

5. Sijo Eucalyptus Long Sleeve Top and Eucalyptus Jogger Pants in Pebble — $45-$65

Extremely comfortable and lightweight, Sijo’s Eucalyptus Long Sleeve Top and Jogger Pants make a terrific gift. Made with OEKO-TEX certified fabrics, these high quality joggers are exceptionally soft while also being free of harmful chemicals. 

Sijo’s eucalyptus lyocell fabric is made using a closed-loop process, reusing water and solvents during the manufacturing process to prevent creating manufacturing waste. All of Sijo’s craftspeople are paid above living wages and work in healthy and safe work environments.


6. KINTO Porcelain Teapot — $69

The tea drinkers in your life are sure to treasure this elegant, artisan-made porcelain teapot. Crafted with care by local artisans in Hasami, Japan using centuries-old ceramic crafts, this is a piece they will enjoy for a lifetime.


Ethically Made Teapot from KINTO

7. Conejo & Co. Eclipse Wall Hanging — $238

Conejo & Co. creates striking hand-painted tapestries using sustainable Lithuanian flax linen panels. Owner Molly Millar Dodge handcrafts every piece in her Los Angeles studio, making each of Conejo & Co.’s wall hangings one-of-a-kind for your one-of-a-kind friend or family member lucky enough to get this incredible gift!


Ethical Hannukah gifts

8. Korissa Amari Fruit Bowl Set in Blue — $85

This hand-woven fruit bowl set is made with natural, ethically sourced jute in off-white and blue stitch, making it extremely durable while adding a delicate touch to any space. 

Korissa designs and curates a collection of high-quality, heritage home decor pieces that are made with social and environmental responsibility in mind. Korissa partners with and provides educational opportunities for artisans from Dhaka, Bangladesh and indigenous communities in rural Ecuador.


Amari Fruit Bowl Set in Blue

9. Nisolo Upcycled Thin Hammered Bangle — $20

This minimalist, elegant, upcycled brass hammered bangle from Nisolo adds character to any outfit. Stack multiple bangles or compliment them with Nisolo’s other jewelry pieces, like their matching Upcycled Thin Hammered Stacking Ring or beautifully crafted Upcycled Brass Drop Earrings. Each jewelry piece is handmade by independent artisans in Kenya who are paid fair wages, have access to healthcare, and a healthy and safe work environment.


BONUS: A Made Trade Gift Card

Still can’t decide what to get them? Let them choose with a Made Trade Handwritten Gift Card or Digital Gift Card.

Shop All Gifts

Leave a Comment

Other Great Reads

A closeup profile image of a man with a blue collared shirt

A Gay Man’s Perspective on Conscious Consumerism

An op-ed from one of our contributors on how his life as a gay man has...

Giving Tuesday Nonprofits To Support 2020

6 Nonprofits to Support on Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday can be an opportunity to support communities that have been hardest hit by the...