Inspirational and religious Christmas presents – little gifts that say you care

Religious Christmas gifts . . small inspirational gifts with meaning to pass on your best wishes at Xmas  


A glass of wine with friends, time with the family, and a feeling of spiritual renewal and inspiration at the end of a long year: Time to relax and feel the spirit of Christmas.

Yes, this is the festival of Navidad (Christmas, in Spain, where we have a base, although our business is international and our main base is now in the UK) – a time that is bright with decorations and goodwill, a religious time with images of Papa Noel (Father Christmas) and the baby Jesus, and a time when presents are left gift-wrapped around the base of the Christmas tree. 


In Spain, the Christmas season begins on the 8th of December with the feast of the Immaculate Conception. In Andalucía, it is very much a religious fiesta celebrated in front of the great Gothic cathedral in Sevilla and with a ceremony and dance called ‘los Seises’.

Catholic altar
In Spain, a predominantly Catholic country, Christmas is a four week religious festival
Christmas is not always cold
Despite the northern hemisphere images of Father Christmas and snow, Christmas is not always cold in many places around the world
Christian festival
The religious gift of Christmas – baby Jesus paraded in Almería, España

On Christmas Eve (in Spanish: Nochebuena) as the stars come out, tiny oil lamps are lit in every house, and after Midnight Mass and Christmas Dinner, people fill the streets: Some dance to the sound of small guitars (or more likely a music player these days).

Many homes (like the local Town Halls or Ayuntamientos and main shopping centres) have a manger or belén, as do the cathedrals and churches. These are complete with beautifully crafted scenes of Bethlehem . . the stable with its animals and handmade figures representing baby Jesus, Mary, Joseph and the Three Kings. 

Bracelet featuring a sterling silver scallop shell of the Camino de Santiago – the Way of St James
Feliz Navidad 2016
Feliz Navidad!
‘Gift of faith’ cufflinks featuring Christian Fish design

Spanish children think of the Three Kings (los Reyes Magos) as the gift bearers. Tradition has it that they arrive on January 6th, the date the Wise Men gave gifts to baby Jesus (and the start of the feast of Epiphany). Shoes are filled with straw or barley for the tired camels/horses/donkeys that must carry their riders through the night – although, nowadays, it is common for sweets / chocolates / bon bons / caramelos, etc, to be added for the children by their parents during the night so that, by morning, the food is gone and in place of the straw and barley are sweets and presents.

See our range of Christmas present ideas below – or go to our CENTRAL (Group) SHOP for INSPIRATIONAL + RELIGIOUS GIFTS for CHRISTMAS

So, a very Happy Christmas from Good-Luck-Gifts. We have a vast range of gifts (religious and otherwise) that are ideal to be sent as Christmas presents to inspire you friends or relatives (we ship all over the world and you can buy online). Bring some inspirational cheer to your friends this Christmas with some of our truly inspirational presents (including, of course, many Christian gifts and typically Spanish things)

Indalo Camino Christmas gifts
Indalo and Camino Christmas gifts

See such gifts in our SHOP below. NB: You can also see some of these religious and inspirational Christmas presents in our CENTRAL (Group) STORE as Religious gifts for Christmas

This year’s emphasis is on Christmas gifts to wish wellbeing, prosperity and good fortune - and to help friends and loved-ones combat any adversity, hardship, misfortune or ill-health in the coming year.

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