Traditional Onam Gifts Ideas!

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Traditional Onam Gifts Ideas!

Onam, one the biggest Kerala festival is a grand celebration. It is a festival of feasts, get-together and exchange of good wishes and gifts. In Kerala's tradition, Karamvar, the eldest member of the family presents Onam gifts to all the family members. Children are very excited as it is their festival to receive gifts from their elder and loved ones. So, apart from onakkodi (new clothes) and chocolates, lets check out other Onam gift ideas for your dear and closed ones.

Onam gift ideas:

Coin: As Kerala is known for its gold, you can gift gold or silver coin. You can present coins with the image of an idol such as Lord Ganesha or Goddess Laxmi. This Onam gift will always stay as an asset of well wishes and blessings.

Gold ring/necklace: Any gold jewelry is a traditional gift of Kerala people. With clothes, you can gift a gold jewelry to add weight to the gift. A nice Onam gift idea for women!

Flowers: If you are confused and don't know any gift idea, then gift a flower bouquet. Get special flowers from the florist shop. It is not only evergreen gift idea, but also a simple and expressive present.

Gadgets: What else can be more exciting than gifting a mobile or a play station or an iPod? Teenagers love to get new gadgets and in this grand festival, you can present any latest gadget based on your budget to your young family members.

Clothes: Based on the choice and comfort of the recipient, buy clothes and gift. Women love to get clothes, so for female members in the house, you can buy clothes. If possible but some accessories like clips, matching bangles or makeup items.

Sweets: This gift idea is not just for Onam but any Hindu festival. You can gift sweets of the recipient's choice and spread sweetness in the house!

Use these gift ideas for Onam and celebrate the festival with joy!

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