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Gifts for the Holidays

Soon enough, firs will be covered in snow, houses will be scintillating with lights like hundreds of stars falling from the sky, and then we’ll know; holiday season will have officially arrived.

True to its yearly tradition, Maison Birks’ 2021 gift guide offers a myriad of precious and thoughtful present suggestions for all your loved ones. From a forever timepiece to diamond earrings, they are treasures to be cherished for years to come.


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For the One Who Loves a Classic Timepiece


  • Cartier Pasha Watches Gift Guide
  • She likes wearing her jewellery on repeat, hence simple and understated designs tend to be her favourites. Cartier’s Pasha watch, with its historic cachet—the collection was created in 1943—and its streamlined two-tone bracelet perfectly embodies this timeless aesthetic.

    Looking to get him a timepiece that will withstand the test of time? Nothing beats Cartier’s legendary Pasha watch, which conveniently comes with two interchangeable straps—steel and alligator leather—making it adaptable to any occasion.

  • Frederique Constant Watch

    As for Frederique Constant’s Highlife watch, its interchangeable bracelet will make it a flawless, customizable addition to his wardrobe.

  • Longines Masters Watches Gift Guide
  • Last but not least, Longines’ Master watch represents the culmination of two centuries of craftsmanship, making it a meaningful icon of longevity and excellence.

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For the One Who Likes Making a Statement


  • Yoko London Earrings Text

    To go unnoticed? No, thank you. She naturally gravitates towards pieces with distinct designs and intricate pavés, just like these spectacular jacket earrings from London-based brand Yoko, ornate with diamonds and Akoya pearls.

  • Breitling Chronomat Watch
  • Meanwhile, Messika will bedeck her neck beautifully with dazzling rose gold and diamond necklaces. For a similar effect but around the wrist, leave it to Breitling’s Chronomat watch and its 18-karat red gold dial and diamond-encrusted bezel.

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For the One Who Has Everything


  • Chaumet Josephine Watches

    The key here is to pick a piece with strong symbolic value, such as Chaumet’s Aigrette watch, created in honour of Empress Josephine whose favourite cut was the pear.

  • Birks Splash Bangle
  • Similar in shape, the blue sapphire found on the Bijoux Birks Splash bracelet brings to mind a water droplet: A delicate ode to lakes, waterfalls, and rivers running through the Canadian landscape and the free spirit that inhabits them, and us in return. 

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For the One Who Loves Modern Classics


  • Tudor Black Bay Watch

    For a faultless combination of form and function, look no further than Tudor’s Black Bay Chrono watch—marking 50 years of chronographs—which features a fixed steel bezel, a mat black anodized aluminum disc, and a tachymetric scale.

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For the One Who Values Smart Design


  • Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Watch
  • If he loves a timeless wristwatch with a twist, Jaeger-LeCoultre’s Reverso, which spins on itself to reveal a second-time zone on its back, will make for an enviable extension to his personal collection.

  • Panerai Watch

    More of an adventure seeker? Prove how well you know him with Panerai’s Submersible watch, the first mechanical timepiece whose case is made from BMG-TECH™, providing extreme resistance to shocks.

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