Our 10 Top Picks For Fathers Day Gifts | June 20th 2021

Are you looking for a lastminute gift for fathers day? Then we've got you covered. These are our Top 10 picks for Fathers Day 2021. 

Let's face it Dads can be notoriously hard to buy for so we'd like to make the process a bit easier for you. And now that weddings are back on and people are slowly returning to work cufflinks are being worn again.  

At Hepburn & Hughes we specialise in sourcing pieces of historic memorabilia and upcycling it into unique sets of cufflinks. We have a great selection that make unique gifts for all types of Dads out there - from unique and quirky to sentimental and sophisticated.

1. The "Stand Out" Dad: Upcycled Clarice Cliff

 

There are plenty of Dads out there that love to wear a pop of colour to really stand out.  Our Clarice Cliff Cufflinks allow them to do just that. 

Pictured here are a set of our Clarice Cliff cufflinks made from upcycled pieces of the the artist's broken ceramics.  Each set is unique as they are cut from a different section of the plate, and come in a wide variety of bright and bold colours. 

 

2. The "History Buff" Dad: Spitfire cufflinks or HMS Victory cufflinks

 Our Spitfire and HMS Victory cufflinks allow the wearer to own a unique piece of British History.

We have been fortunate to acquire some original pieces of the iconic Supermarine Spitfire fuselage. We take small sections of the fuselage and set them in 15mm square sterling silver cufflinks.

These aviation cufflinks make ideal gifts for anyone with an interest in World War II history, and are often given as a gift to pass down through the generations.

HMS Victory Oak Cufflinks set in sterling silver

Similarly we acquired some original pieces of Oak timber from the iconic HMS Victory Naval Ship when is underwent a major restoration process in 2005. Funds from sale of the oak contribute to the ongoing maintenance of the HMS Victory. 

 

3.  The "Golfing" Dad:  Golf Ball cufflinks

Golf Ball Cufflinks in Sterling Silver

Is your Dad a golfing fanatic, always out on the golf course?  These Golf ball cufflinks could make a great gift. 

We acquired an original set of 1970s vintage Dunlop golf balls and used them to make sterling silver cufflinks.

We also have a set of Presidential Golf Ball cufflinks made with golf balls from the course George Bush used to play on. He even allowed his presidential number to be embossed on the balls.

 

5. The "Great British" Dad:  Blue John cufflinks 

Uniquely British - these Blue John cufflinks are an ideal gift for Dads who love all things British. 

Blue John is found only in one location in the whole world – Castleton in the UK's stunning Peak District, and specifically in the Blue John Cavern and Treak Cliff Cavern. Blue John is becoming increasingly rare and only a small amount is allowed to be mined each year.

 

6. The "Gaming" Dad: ZX Spectrum Cufflinks

ZX Keyboard Cufflinks Upcycled and set in sterling silver

What gift can you give to someone who loves computers or gaming?  Our ZX Spectrum cufflinks will certainly appeal to their techie nature. 

We upcycle old ZX Spectrum keyboards to produce these striking computer cufflinks.  Each cufflink is made with an original key from the keyboard. 

Or perhaps some cufflinks made from upcycled computer circuit boards would be more his style?

 

7. The "Outer Space" Dad: Muonionalusta meteorite cufflinks

Does your Dad love all things from outer space and spends a lot of time star gazing! Then why not give him the opportunity to wear an extremely rare Swedish meteorite, Muonionalusta, which fell to earth more than 1 million years ago and is estimated to be around 4 billion years old. 

8. The "Gin" Dad:  Upcycled Gin bottle cufflinks

 Upcycled gin bottle cufflinks in sterling silver

Gin is the drink of choice right now - so why not treat your Dad to a set of quirky cufflinks made from upcycled gin bottles.  Each pair is unique has the cufflinks are cut from different parts of the bottle. 

9.  The "Lego fanatic" Dad:  Building Block Cufflinks

Lego building block cufflinks set in sterling silver

There's a big kid hiding in everyone, so if you're Dad is a secret Lego builder then these cufflinks could be for him.  The building blocks are chrome plated in a choice of silver, gold, green or red and then set in sterling silver

10.  The "Prehistoric" Dad:  Fossilised dinosaur bone cufflinks

Fossilised Brontosaurus cufflinks set in sterling silver

 Do the kids tell their dad he's from the age of the dinosaurs - then why not get him a matching gift. 

We have a range of cufflinks made from the fossilised remains of Brontosaurus, Iguanodon or ever Coprolite (dinosaur poo!) that make unique gifts for palaeontologists.  

If you can't find what you're looking  for that hard to buy for Dad then we have a couple of suggestions below from our favourite small businesses 

Sunglasses for men

 

The sun is here and our favourite men's accessories shop has got a great selection of sunglasses all at a very reasonable price of just £30.  

www.pickapocket.co.uk

Beard grooming accessories

 Beard Grooming Kit

Has your Dad been perfecting his Lockdown beard over this last year - does he need some help getting presentable to the outside world again?

If so then www.manmadebeardcompany.com has the perfect solution for you!  They have a wide selection of beard grooming kits, perfect for smarting up your look. 

 

We hope all of these suggestions give you some inspiration for Fathers Day gift ideas. If you need any help deciding or have any questions about our products, please just give us a shout (you can click on the message button at the bottom of the screen or email hello@hepburnandhughes.com) and we're happy to help and advise. 

Zoe & Louise

June 10, 2021 — Louise Parkin