52 Gifts For Shakespeare Lovers
1. Dragon Eye Trinkets Box
This mystical trinket box is a perfect gift for that friend who has everything–a totally unique gift they’ll keep as a keepsake. The resin piece is hand-painted and approximately 2 inches tall (5cm). Includes the original manufacturers box.
2. Custom Bookmark
The perfect gift for bookworms. This custom bookmark is available in a variety of colors and can be personalized with the recipient’s name. A great gift idea for teachers, especially if you are a writer or avid reader and want to give some unique gifts that aren’t coffee mugs.
3. Jewelry Box
“All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players.” – As You Like It by William Shakespeare. This trinket box is a perfect reminder that everyone should live life to the fullest every day! The box is made from wood with an engraved quote on the lid which can be displayed as shown in image or flipped over for privacy. The inside of the jewelry box is lined with velvet to keep your valuables safe such as earrings, watches, necklaces, rings, coins, cufflinks and more.
4. Lord, What Fools These Mortals Be! T-Shirt
This funny t-shirt proclaims that “Lord, what fools these mortals be” – a great gift for any speed dating fan who’s attending their first midsummer night’s dream. The shirts are available in multiple colors and genders so they can order the right size and not get embarrassed when they wear it to the event!
6. Taco Bandages
Make fun food jokes with these novelty bandages. Each pack comes with 24 self-adhesive bandages, and you get to choose from a list of designs that includes bacon, taco, emoji, sugar skull– even pizza! Perfect for birthdays and holidays.
7. I May Appear Rude Graphic T-Shirt
If your dad loves to read, then this funny t-shirt is the perfect gift. If he’s into nerdy things like comics and graphic novels, then this shirt is the perfect gift. It makes a great birthday present as well! The shirt comes in five sizes and five colors, so you can be sure to get one that fits him perfectly.
8. Actually Your Glass Is Completely Full Of Science Sarcasm Cool Humor T-Shirt
This t-shirt comes in a large range of sizes and colors so that you can get the perfect fit. Nothing says “I love you” to your teenage son like telling him he looks awesome in his science sarcasm cool t-shirt. If they wear this shirt to school, parents will know where their kids are during those important safety announcements the teachers make at the beginning of each class session.
9. Shakespeare Insults Poster
If you’re looking for unique, funny, or both, this poster makes a great gift. It displays some of the Bard’s more colorful insults and is an enjoyable way to spark conversation about the plays and poetry we all know and love.
10. Literary Insults Poster
If you know someone who is crazy about books and has a sense of humor, then this Literary Insults poster makes a fun gift! The large format poster features funny literary insults from famous authors like Oscar Wilde, Jane Austen, Mark Twain, and more.
11. Beauty & Wellness Tea Set
A frugal sister doesn’t need to miss out on luxuries! Give the gift of delicious teas in a beautiful royal-inspired packaging that make this a great gift for your sibling and their loved ones.
12. Kate Spade Handbag
This Kate Spade handbag is a great 25th birthday gift idea for the fashion-forward woman. This bag features leather handles and an interior pocket, making it a versatile work to weekend bag. The beautiful pastel colors will match almost any outfit!
13. Magnetic Poetry Kit
This magnetic poetry kit has over 600 magnets in six categories including love, mortal, and wherefore. You decide which words go where with theprovided prompts. The perfect gift for someone that loves to write or just needs some inspiration.
14. The Complete Works of William Shakespeare Glass Set
Two words: complete works of William Shakespeare. That’s all you need to know to understand why these glasses are so great. This set of two includes all 154 plays and poems written by the bard himself, including some pretty obscure ones no one has ever heard of.
15. William Shakespeare Luxury Pen
This beautiful writing instrument is a pen and not just any pen. It is engraved with one of the most famous quotes by William Shakespeare. This elegant luxury gift pen comes in a satin-lined keepsake presentation case, and makes a suitable gift idea for both men and women acting teachers, playwrights, actors, aspiring authors or English teachers.
16. Juliet Bookmark
Six different designs for inspirational and motivational reading bookmarks. Made from premium quality 7”× 2” solid 5.5 oz matte card stock with a water-resistant coating on both sides. Each bookmark has two unique designs and can be used as a place marker or to record your thoughts in a notebook. Great for readers of all kinds – students, professionals, moms, dads, men, women – anyone who loves to read! A great stocking stuffer gift idea for book lovers.
17. Hand Warmer
The Paddywax Candle Collection offers an amazing assortment of hand-poured candles in a wide range of fragrances, colors, and sizes. All of the candles are made using 100% U.S. grown cotton wicks. The papyrus, palm, and eucalyptus scents are my favorites!
18. Little Prince Graphic Tote Bag
This tote isn’t just another bag—it’s a celebration of the classic children’s book, The Little Prince. Your mother will love that this little prince tote has plenty of space for all her necessities, including room for clothes, books, tools, or whatever she needs to carry with her wherever she goes.
19. How Shakespeare Changed Everything
In the spirit of Alain de Botton’s How Proust Can Change Your Life, Marche reveals how Shakespeare’s influence is everywhere—from politics to psychotherapy, broadway to botany, emo teenagers to outrageous baby names, even zoology.
20. Star Wars Trilogy As Shakespeare
What would Star Wars be like if it were written by Shakespeare? That’s the question that Jason Fry (screenwriter of The Kings of Summer) and George Lucas attempt to answer in this epic fantasy. “Vermilye, A New Hope” is the first installment in the trilogy; all three books will be available at once for the first time ever!
21. Bookmark “First Lines” is a fun coffee mug gift that features the opening lines of famous reads. This book mark will delight and start an interesting conversation.
“First Lines” is a fun coffee mug gift that features the opening lines of famous reads. This book mark will delight and start an interesting conversation.
22. Monologues They'll Remember You By
Finding the right monologue can often be a frustrating task. Too frequently, monologue books rely on time-worn staples that have been heard a million times before, or are padded out with aimless, insipid pieces that often aren’t even taken from actual plays. In ‘Monologues They’ll Remember You By’ you’ll find 80 (40 male, 40 female) fresh, engaging monologues from award-winning playwright Andrew Biss that allow you to create memorable character portraits of depth and vitality for that all-important moment in the spotlight. Divided into male and female comedic, dramatic and seriocomic categories this book also provides a useful guide on how to look beyond age and gender in many of these monologues in order to broaden your performance options.
23. Insults Coffee Mug
Your favorite 18th-century British bard was, according to contemporaries, a smart-mouthed son of a gun. Get your caffeine fix and some laughs in the process with this mug emblazoned with thirty of Shakespeare’s most famous put-downs. Sure to incite heated arguments at your next coffee klatch, it comes in a box as funny as the mug itself.
24. Insult Bandages
These bandages aren’t just for injuries! You can also use them to cover up a bad burn or as an excuse not to shake hands with someone. Bandage is 3 x 1 inches and comes in a tin box of twelve.
25. Do Not Disturb Gaming Socks
These hilarious novelty socks come in four different colors so you can always look good and feel good while wearing your team’s gear! These are sure to be the best gift of all time for that sports-loving gamer on your list.
26. Funny Bookmark
These funny bookmark will have everyone in your library laughing. The scripture quote is on the back and a cute saying is on the front– perfect for keeping their place and marking their territory!
Shakespeare would be proud to wear this necklace, which features four lines from his works. Made of bronze, the pendant is engraved with a quote from “Romeo and Juliet” and comes in a gift box.
29. You're Awesome Coffee Mug
This hilarious mug holds 11 ounces and is made of ceramic, so it’s both dishwasher and microwave safe. It comes with a 100% money back guarantee, because nothing is cooler than having your awesome boss know you’re thankful for the job.
31. Sonnet Socks
Shakespeare might be the world’s most famous playwright, but his sonnets are just as good and just as quotable. These black cotton/poly blend socks feature a unique pattern inspired by the form of the poems themselves. Whether you know your Shakespeare or not, these are sure to make you say “really? I have no idea what that means but it sounds clever!”
In 1580’s England, during the Black Plague, a young Latin tutor falls in love with an extraordinary, eccentric girl. His name is William Shakespeare and 450 years later his “love story… as electrifying as any' that has ever been written” (The New Yorker) will be read by millions.
33. Teabag Bookmarks
It’s easy to get lost in a book while sipping your tea, so these teabag bookmarks will come in handy! Each bookmark is attached to a teabag with a literary quote about life. The set includes 25 tags and can be personalized for the reader’s particular tastes.
35. Sonnets and a Lover's Complaint
This clothbound edition of the sonnets is one of the classics. The book was first published in 1609, so this copy was probably read by Shakespeare himself. There are 154 sonnets – all but two of which are addressed to a beautiful young man or a treacherous ‘dark lady’.
36. Death of a Salesman
Death is inevitable, but some deaths are more painful than others. This game offers a fun way to spend your final moments on this earth talking about the death of characters from William Shakespeare’s plays. Using quotes from The Bard’s famous tragedies and comedies, players try to one-up each other with hilarious last words and agonizingly slow deaths.
37. Oversized Cardigan
No one will try to talk you into things when you’re wearing this hilarious oversized cardigan! It comes in five colors and is available from size small to 3XL. The perfect gift for an ex-boyfriend, that new boyfriend of yours who could use some layering, or just a friend in general!
38. You’re Awesome T-Shirt
If you’re going to have a best friend, he should be awesome. This comic shirt from Get Shit Done is perfect for the man who has all of his friends’ backs. The t-shirt comes in black and gray color options with different graphic designs that accurately depict what these shirts will say about your manhood!
39. Insult Generator Book
Here’s your next birthday party game — a mash-up of an insult quiz and a word game. Puttock the dullards! Apish bald-pated abomination! Cuckoldly dull-brained blockhead! Obscene rump-fed hornbeast!! And many more creative combinations that will have everyone rolling on the floor laughing.
“The clocks were striking midnight and the rooms were very still as a figure glided quietly from bed to bed, smoothing a coverlid here, settling a pillow there, and pausing to look long and tenderly at each unconscious face.” That is the image that comes to mind when you gift this book scarf to a mother in your life. The perfect way for her to cozy up on those cold winter days!
41. Chocolate Gift Box
This gift box of chocolate is from DA CHOCOLATE and contains a variety of unique chocolates. The milk chocolate is smooth and creamy, the dark chocolate has notes of coffee, and there’s even hazelnut chocolate!
42. Burt’s Bees Gift Set
This six-piece gift set from Burt’s Bees is a great way to give natural, skin-care products for women. This gift set is perfect for anyone that loves the smell of honey! The set includes organic beeswax lip balm, coconut foot cream, hand lotion, honeycomb and grapefruit extracts in their original beeswax lip balm; cucumber extract in their hand cream; and an unscented body butter with tea tree oil as an aftershave.
43. My Name Is Inigo Montoya Coffee Mug
Does your dad love coffee mugs? Does he have a cool name like “Roland” or “Bashtar”? Then this My Name is Inigo Montoya coffee mug is the perfect gift for him! If you’ve got a dad who could use a little more inspiration, then this coffee mug is for them!
44. Set of 5 Engraved Ballpoint Pens
This set of five pen is a great way to give yourself a little morale boost every so often. The pens are engraved with motivational phrases that will get you through your day! Each pen is colored to match the ink, and each phrase on the ballpoint pen's refill reads: “HELL YES YOU GOT THIS!”, “YOU ARE THE CHOSEN ONE!”, “YOU WERE BORN TO DO THIS!”, and “IT'S GONNA BE CRAZY EPIC!”
This set of 4 silicone quote wristbands features famous motivational quotes by classic authors. Included are quotes by William Shakespeare, Henry David Thoreau, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and Mark Twain. These bracelets make a suitable gift for English literature and language arts teachers, students, writers, editors, book lovers, and librarians.
46. To My Own Liking
This William Shakespeare collectible quote pen is both elegant and inspirational. Engraved with one of Shakespeare’s most famous quotes, “To thine own self be true,” this pen is a worthy addition to any pen collection, and makes a suitable gift for all types of Shakespeare fans, including playwrights, actors, directors, and writers. This luxury ballpoint pen weighs 30 grams and measures 5.5 inches long. The ink cartridge is easy to replace whenever needed which makes this pen a practical alternative to disposable ballpoint pens.
47. Insult Bandages
These insult bandages are fun to play with and make a great gag gift. Put one on your friend’s hand, then take a picture and post it for the world to see! These are just plain silly gift ideas that any lover of Shakespeare will appreciate.
48. Things We Say Today Which We Owe To Shakespeare Coffee Mug
Shakespeare was famous for his witty sayings, and this coffee mug is a great way to show off your favorites. This 11oz ceramic mug comes in black or white and has a beautiful design on both sides. It makes a great gift for that caffeine-driven friend in your life!
49. Reusable Tote Bag
With this bag, you’re never without a quote! Twenty stylish and unique tote bags in each design, featuring quotes from famous authors. These reusable canvas totes are made in India. They can be washed and reused hundreds of times, making them an affordable luxury.
50. Birds on a Wire Coffee Mug
A fun gift for your favorite birder. This coffee mug makes a great gift when you order in bulk and can be added to an existing order, or it is available for purchase as a stand-alone item.
51. Much Ado About Nothing Sticky Notes
When you’ve written 38 plays and 154 sonnets, you have to be really organized. The Bard stayed on top of things, and you can too, with these Much ADO About Nothings sticky notes. They make a great gift for that Shakespeare fan in your life!
52. Funny Mug
Cool birthday gift for the guy who has everything, an 11oz mug with funny quotes on both sides. Great for work, school, or that morning commute coffee. Makes a great gift idea for men and women alike!