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Whether it’s Christmas, Valentine’s Day or a birthday, choosing the perfect meaningful gift for the special Italian woman in your life can be difficult and sometimes… stressful!  Us Italian ladies can be quite picky!

Whether she loves all things Italian or IS all things Italian, I’ve compiled a list of creative and thoughtful gift ideas where each one is Italian-inspired!  

Italian Gift Ideas for Women


Preserving Italy and Italian Cookbooks

preserving italy

Italian cookbooks will never go out of style!  There are plenty you can choose from, but this book focuses on preserving foods by canning, curing, and other methods!  

Italian Jewelry Made in Italy



Italian women love Italian jewelry that’s from Italy!  From earrings to necklaces, there are lots of options you can choose.  Jewelry that is labeled, Made in Italy, somehow always gives a sense of elegance and style even to the likes of Sophia Loren.  Make her feel special with a special gift from a special place… Italy!


Italian Jewelry and Music Box

Italian jewelry box

I decided to add Jewerly box as a separate item because there are beautiful custom crafted jewelry boxes that are made in Italy.   Many are also musical boxes and some with lock and key.   These aren’t your every day gifts, they are beautifully made, well crafted and will last a lifetime. 


Writing Journal Made in Italy

writing journal made in italy

For the lady who enjoys writing, or keeping a journal for her thoughts, an Italian journal can be what inspires her to relax and think of the finer things in life, like dreaming of the Italian countryside, the Italian foods, or writing her own travelling experiences!   


Italian Books and Novels for Her

Italian novels

Why settle for just any novel?   Give her a book that takes her through the hills and winding roads of Italy through the eyes of those who have written about it.  

Bella Figura: How to Live, Love, and Eat the Italian Way  

There are also some interesting historically based or influenced books about influential women in Italy’s history.  I’ve listed a few below.

Deadly Sisterhood (historical book): A Story of Women, Power, and Intrigue in the Italian Renaissance  

Classic trilogy, A Catherine De’ Medici Novel 3 set)  (historical fiction):  

Women of Sicily:  Historical biographies of Saints, Queens and Rebels during Sicily’s thirty-century history.


Italian Aprons


Italian apron for women

Here’s an apron for the Nonna in your life!

Nonna kitchen apron

Sure you can get the typical frilly aprons sold online, but why not make it extra special with an Italian-inspired apron that encourages and shows off her Italian pride while cooking?    


Italian Kitchen Wall Decor

Italian kitchen wall art

Spread some Italian love in the kitchen with wall art that says it all!  There are lots of options online, but the one above gets to the core of Italian culture stating, “The kitchen is the heart of the home”.  


Espresso Cup Set and Holders

italian espresso cups


There are so many designs available, but the set above is Made in Italy!!  They are not available through Prime so make sure you order in plenty of time, you can check them out here The cities that are featured are:  Napoli, Bari, Bologna, Venezia, Catania and Milano.  Enjoy your espresso!

You can also check out handpainted 

Coffee Mugs with Italian Designs: 



Everyone love Nonna!  All you have to say is the word and a smile is on your face! You can check out these mugs here, there are various styles that will help her start every day off right… with a smile!


Learn Italian Through Fun Short Stories!

italian short stories

Help her learn Italian with fun short stories instead of relying just on textbooks!  These are affordable lessons perfect for the beginner and include over 20 stories.  


Italian Perfume

Catherine de Medici Italian perfume for women

Wonderful and elegant perfume is always a lovely gift idea for women.   If your lady is Italian, she’ll be sure to appreciate Italian perfume (profumi d’Italia).   This line of Catherine de Medici’s perfume is handmade in Florence, Italy. 

Italian Handbags and Purses

Italian backpack and purse

Italians are known for style and fashion, so fashionable handbags and purses that are Made in Italy is a great gift for any Italian woman who cares about quality products and high fashion design!   


Biscotti for her coffee

Biscotti Cookie Gift Box

You can’t ever go wrong giving a biscotti gift box to any woman who loves her espresso, mocha, latte, or straight coffee!  These beautifully boxed biscotti cookies are always impressive and presents well. 


Awesome Italian Themed Tee Shirts

Italian tee shirts for women

What greater way to show off Italian pride than by wearing it loud and bold with Italian tee shirts!  There are a number of funny and humorous sayings that will be sure to get a good laugh!   

Italian Gift Ideas for Women