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Unique Gift Ideas for the Game of Thrones Fan
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I started watching HBO's Game of Thrones only when it hit the third season. I was pretty much oblivious to the whole TV series and it was only when my boyfriend started raving about how addictive the show was, I stood up and took notice. Now I am a true Game of Thrones fan. My personal favorite character in the show is Princess Arya. She has got spunk, that girl! Brave, witty, innocent, strong, sensitive all bundled into one.
I could go on and on talking about the show but this is not what this page is about. We are not here to rave about the show are we? But on the contrary, you might have landed here while searching for some unique gifts for your friend, brother, sister, boyfriend, girlfriend or just about anyone you know who seems to be a big Game of Thrones fan.
Here are some of my personal favorite Game of Thrones gift ideas at the moment. Some of them are in my own personal wish list whereas some I plan to purchase for near and dear ones.
Daenerys Targaryen (the mother of dragons) was gifted dragon eggs shortly after her wedding to Khal Drogo. I fell in love with this collectible set as soon as I saw it. They would be perfect as a décor item and moreover the packaging is really appealing making it seem that they have been preserved from another era altogether. The best gift for a Daenerys fan or someone who is totally fascinated by magical beings. The box is made up of China fir wood with silk inner linings whereas the eggs are made up of resin. Dimensions are as follows: Box: 9.75" L x 4.0 " H x 5" D; Eggs: 3" H x 2.25" W.
For the mother of dragons in your life - the super woman
Game of Thrones Weirwood Tree Snow Globe
You must be familiar with the unique trees shown in Game of Thrones. They sprawl across Westeros and are uniquely distinguished by their blood Red leaves and carved faces. This is the central piece of this beautiful snow globe - the Weirdwood trees. A single tree has been intricately and smoothly defined in the snow globe which makes it a beautiful and classy piece to show off in anyone's abode.
For the nature lover
Buy a Weirwood Tree from Westeros
House Sigils on Crest Wooden Plaques
Does the recipient of your GoT gift favor any particular house? The Starks, Lannisters or Targaryens? If yes, why not get a wooden plaque with the house sigil on it. The Direwolf is the sigil for House Stark, the Lion that of House Lannister and the Dragon symbolizes House Targaryen. I love direwolves and Arya (not necessarily in that order) which is why I kind of prefer House Stark.
Trivia: Did you know that Sophie Turner (the actress who plays Sansa Stark in the TV series) adopted Lady for real after it 'died' in Game of Thrones?
Get It Online Here
If the recipient already owns the dragon eggs set but is still a huge fan of House Targaryen, you might consider getting them these miniature dragons. The eggs are done with, now bring on the dragons Drogon, Rhaegal and Viserion! It will be a good addition to the eggs. You can even consider making a part of your room GoT themed and use these pieces to lend a difference to home décor without making it look overpowering. These miniature dragons are made out of resin and with such detailing that you can't help but admire the artwork.
Buy Drogo Here
Buy Rhaegal Here
Get Viserion Baby Dragon Here
Game of Thrones Infantry Shield
This cold steel shield is an official Game of Thrones licensed product and comes with an embossed direwolf sigil. Needless to say, this particular piece is a class apart. It not only caters to the taste of a Game of Thrones House Stark fan but just about anyone who likes good home décor pieces as well. It would look absolutely stunning in a drawing room as a centerpiece on the wall.
Game of Thrones Lunchbox
Why carry scrumptious food in that simple, dull looking lunchbox when you can sport this GoT themed one with the incredibly formidable Iron Throne on it? A fun, Game of Thrones lunchbox which is suitable for young GoT fans out there.
Buy Your Lunch Box Here
Dragon Egg Necklace
If jewelry piece is what you are looking for (maybe for gifting a female recipient), then why not go for this utterly beautiful dragon egg necklace? It's gorgeous to look at and if your special someone is a Game of Thrones fan, then she would absolutely love the piece.
Daenerys Antiqued Dragon Egg Necklace
Direwolf Plush Assortment Gift
Ok so you cannot gift a real direwolf, but so what? You can always please that special someone with a direwolf plush instead. Ghost, Greywind, Summer can be bought for now. The other direwolves - Lady, Nymeria, Shaggydog will be up for sale soon enough. A direwolf gift to please any fan of House Stark.
Inside HBO's Game of Thrones: The Collector's Edition
Another befitting gift for that Game of Thrones fan. It includes all minute details involved in the making of the grand show and how it has been conceptualized from start to finish. It includes a beautiful crafted book which illustrates how the TV series was made, storyboards which have never been seen before, exclusive photographs, maps all encased into a beautiful golden case. It also contains instructions on how to understand the Dothraki language.
Apart from that, George Martin's foreword as well as interviews from the main cast members are included in this collection making it a must have item in any ardent Game of Thrones fan's list.
Buy the collector's edition online
Littlefinger Mockingbird Pin
You might have seen Petyr Baelish sporting this in the Game of Thrones series. Do you know someone who is a fan of this cunning, absolutely unreliable character from GoT? This would make an apt gift for someone who ardently supports House Baelish.
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