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The Mockingjay Gift Ideas

Updated on September 27, 2014
The Mockingjay
The Mockingjay

Wondering Where You Can Get A Mockingjay Pin? Fans of The Hunger Games Will LOVE This Pin & These Other Mockingjay Gift Ideas...

A little behind the times, I am just now finishing the third book, Mockingjay, in the Hunger Games trilogy by Suzanne Collins. The first book in the series has been on the New York Times Bestseller list for 78 weeks and the other two books in the series have been solidly positioned on that list as well. As a matter of fact, when Mockingjay was released it sold 450,000 copies in the first week causing it to see its debut at the top of the New York Times Bestseller list. The trilogy and the upcoming movie are so popular in fact that they have spawned a wonderful selection of official (and unofficial) merchandise including but not limited to items featuring the Mockingjay.

If you are a fan of the series, you know and understand the significance of the mockingjay and the mockingjay pin. On this page, learn a bit more about the mockingjay symbol and find out where you can buy your very own replica of the mockingjay pin. The books are so good that I can really imagine wearing the pin to identify myself as someone who loves the series. I would love to be given the mockingjay pin or the necklace, or a t-shirt, or even the bracelet...

How about you?

Click here to order your Mockingjay Pin from Amazon.

"It's as if someone fashioned a small golden bird and then attached a ring around it. The bird is connected to the ring only by its wing tips. I suddenly recognize it. A mockingjay." - Katniss Everdeen

The Mockingjay Pin Is Featured in The Official Hunger Games Movie Trailer

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What Is A Mockingjay?

A mockingjay is a bird that can trace its roots to another bird known as a jabberjay. Jabberjays were created to be spies and to overhear conversations and bring the information back to the government. However, the rebels figured out what the jabberjays were up to and spoke falsely whenever the jabberjays were around, eventually rendering the jabberjay useless. After a while, the jabberjays mated with mockingbirds becoming the mockingjay. The mockingjay can not repeat conversation but it can repeat song lyrics.

The Hunger Games Book Cover with the Mockingjay
The Hunger Games Book Cover with the Mockingjay | Source

What Significance Is The Mockingjay Pin?

The mockingjay pin was a special token that Katniss Everdeen took with her when she went to the Hunger Games. A friend gave her the pin as a good luck token. The pin became a symbol for not just Katniss Everdeen but also for the people of the districts.

You can see the mockingjay pin on the cover of The Hunger Games shown here.

The Mockingjay Pin in The Hunger Games Movie

The Mockingjay Pin in the Movie
The Mockingjay Pin in the Movie

"Music draws mockingjays like blossoms do bees..."

Mockingjay Pin
Mockingjay Pin

Wondering Where You Can Get A Mockingjay Pin?

Buy your mocking jay pin right here from Amazon

The mockingjay pin is an official product associated with the movie being produced by Lionsgate Films. It's a great souvenir of your love of the books or a great accessory to wear to the movie. I love the idea of wearing it as it will 'mark' you as someone who knows and loves the series. The manufacturer, by the way, recommends this piece of jewellery for individuals aged 14 and up. None of these items are expensive; they are fun and actually very inexpensive. Be sure, therefore, to have think of them as such. They're mass made items designed to declare your interest in the movie but they are not made of real gold or silver.

Artisan Made Hunger Games Jewellery

Italian Sterling Silver Mockingjay Pin
Italian Sterling Silver Mockingjay Pin | Source

The Hunger Games has inspired some beautiful pieces of jewelry. If you want something special that is themed after The Hunger Games and The Mockingjay, you might like to check out some of these amazing handcrafted items available from the sellers on eBay like this one by Italian seller unognomo1. You will find it and others from the same seller on eBay by clicking right here.

The Hunger Games Mockingjay Poster
The Hunger Games Mockingjay Poster | Source

The Hunger Games Mockingjay Poster

Another interesting way to bring a Mockingjay into your collection is by choosing a poster that shares the image as is shown in this one. The poster retails on All Posters for just $10 unframed but is also available for sale framed. You can check it out at by clicking right here.

I like the image on this poster. It does a good job of representing the movies and I like the fact that it proclaims the Hunger Games slogan, "May The Odds Be Ever In Your Favour."

© 2012 Treasures By Brenda

Do you have a Mockingjay pin?

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      William Leverne Smith 5 years ago from Hollister, MO

      I am just finishing the third book now, as you were when you wrote the introduction to this lens. Small world. Thanks for visiting my Books from the Heartland lens, as well! I love what you do. You are an inspiration! ;-)

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      The Hunger Games is HOT right now and items associated it will be too and especially the very cool Mockingjay pin!...*

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      BlissGlutenFree 6 years ago

      My daughter bought a Mockingjay pin when she went to see the opening Midnight showing of the Hunger Games last Thurs night. She has read the books twice and she loved the film too. This weekend she is going again to see the movie! I still have yet to read the books or see the film- but it looks amazing. Great lens btw:)

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      I am a substitute teacher and it seems that every student at the school where I teach is a fan of The Hunger Games. I haven't read the books or seen the movie yet, so I was unfamiliar with the Mockingjay pin and its significance before reading your lens. Thanks for the education! All the best.

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      KabbalArt 6 years ago

      Loved the book, can't wait to see the movie.

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      Peggy Hazelwood 6 years ago from Desert Southwest, U.S.A.

      I'd never heard of the Mockingjay till reading this! Thanks for the introduction.

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      Treasures By Brenda 6 years ago from Canada

      @anonymous: Hi, the eBay seller who had the charm bracelet is also the seller with the four items listed below the picture of the bracelet. I expect if you click through on one of those links to his shop and ask him, he may be able to help you. (If he still has the charm bracelet.)

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      i want that exact charm bracelet and have had no luck on finding it any help?

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      WriterJanis2 6 years ago

      I haven't read the books, but the jewelry looks really nice.

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      SophiaStar LM 6 years ago

      I have not yet had the chance to read this series of books. A dear friend of mine absolutely loves them and the Mockingjay pin or necklace would make a perfect gift, very neat!

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      Joan4 6 years ago

      I most definitely want a mockingjay pin or earrings or both! Loved the series. I could not stop reading once I started and ran through all 3 really fast. I don't think I will be the only person in town wearing a mockingjay pin.

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      Dianne Loomos 6 years ago

      I've not read the books either, but the Mockingjay jewelry looks intriguing.

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      zillermil 6 years ago

      Of COURSE there's a mockingjay pin. I wish I'd thought of that!

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      Susan Deppner 6 years ago from Arkansas USA

      I'll admit that I haven't read any of the books yet, so I don't have a pin. This is beautiful jewelry, though, and certainly a piece or two would make a great gift for a Hunger Games fan. Thanks for enlightening me!