Gift Guide 2013: Stocking Stuffers and Pocket-Sized Gifts

by Maxwell Tielman


Whoever said that bigger was better clearly hadn’t seen these little lovelies! Whether you have some stockings to fill this year or simply need to pack light for holiday travel, this assortment of teeny-tiny gifts fit the bill spectacularly. Sometimes trinket-sized gifts have trinket-sized quality, but all of these picks, from hand-turned wooden spinning tops (above) to Hard Graft’s coin wallet, pack the same punch as full-sized gifts. This year, it’s all about small! Check out all of our picks after the jump! —Max


1. Field Guide Design’s Painted Vintage Pocket Knife | 2. Jacob Bromwell’s Old West Shot Glasses | 3. Key Bottle Opener | 4. Ruled Letter Opener | 5. Copper Bike Bell | 6. Fort Standard Wooden Magnets | 7. Whiskey Rocks


1. Iron Pushpins | 2. Victorinox SwissCard Pocket Tool | 3. Brass Pencil Sharpener | 4. Brass Icosahedron Paperweight | 5. Mother of Pearl Spoon | 6. Gam 6-in-1 Hammer | 7. Misc Goods Playing Cards | 8. Hard Graft Coin Wallet

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  • Love this gift guide. Especially the paperweight! I’ve been making a gift-guide myself, specifically for the travel enthusiast – if you’re in the market for it check out the Knowmad Adventures Pinterest board. Thanks so much for sharing!! Love it.

  • It would be so useful if you’d post the cost next to each listing so we could scan to see if it’s even in the budget before clicking to load the details. I love your gift guides but since each includes 20 items each, that’s a lotta work to open up each and every one each time. So I usually end up clicking on none of them.

  • I’m always on the hunt for some good stocking stuffers! But I agree with Karen…knowing the price beforehand would be helpful.

  • This is the best Gift Guide of the year, I want the bottle opener, the magnets, the paperweight, the pushpins…. ok, almost everything.