When we want to please someone special for us, it is possible to present him or her with some souvenir he is going to like and to remember. Speaking about souvenirs for women, it is possible to say that they are numerous. So, if you hesitate, we can give you some recommendations about what souvenir could be the best for your girlfriend. The tips are pretty easy. They are based on the observations made by men during centuries. For example, it is not a secret that almost all women are not indifferent to jewelry. So, if your girlfriend likes it too and your budget is large enough, it is going to be a very good present.
Speaking about other presents which can be special presents for women it is necessary to mention about souvenir handbags. Handbags represent an indispensable part of the woman's image. Now handbags can be equaled to jewelry because they are as much appreciated by women and may cost as much as jewelry, if not more. As for souvenir handbags, they are going to make any woman happy, especially if she has a passion for that. Souvenir purses can be a variety of souvenir handbags which will not leave your girlfriend indifferent.
Speaking about purses, it is necessary to say that they have been in use since long ago, as long as coin money has existed. It is interesting to know that it was men who were the first to carry purses for coins. It can be explained by the fact that men controlled the finances of the family during the past centuries. The Ancient Persians pinned their coin purses to the undergarments, hence the phrase "to pin money". Traditionally the coin purses were kept under the clothing or on the belt. In the Middle Ages coin purses hung from jeweled belts or massive chains.
By the 19th century the purse was worn over the belting to keep the money safe during traveling.
In 1800s the purses were constructed of hinged shells and some even had mother-of-pearl finishes. It was possible to see such exclusive purses which had such inscriptions as "My Heart is Yours". Such purses stayed popular during the Victorian era and in the early 1900s.
In 1800s there was a purse called the sovereign purse. People carried English gold coins in it. The small purses could be made of leather, metal or suede. They could be tiny and be only one inch in diameter. They were designed to resemble a pocket watch or a locket. They could be enameled, embossed, engraved and painted. After 1930s women were looking for more eloquent purses that were brought from Austria, Belgium and France. The purses were more elegant and matched well their evening bags. In spite of social and economic difficulties, women stayed feminine and purses were an indispensable accessory of those days. If you have one of those souvenir purses it is recommended to take away all the coins from it between the uses. It will keep your purse cleaner and will make its life longer.
If the style of your woman is not that feminine but more practical, it is possible to present her with such a type of souvenir handbags as a souvenir messenger bag which can be rather attractive as well.