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18 Best South Carolina Gifts Ever

SC Picture Project  |  18 Best South Carolina Gifts Ever

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Do you have someone you’d like to spoil this holiday season? If so, we’re here to help! This list of South Carolina’s best gifts has been hand-curated by the team here at SCIWAY. Each link leads to Amazon.com, where we earn a small commission. All proceeds go to the South Carolina Picture Project, a nonprofit organization that documents images and information about our state’s historic landmarks. Thank you for helping us raise money to keep this valuable resource online for all to use and enjoy at no cost. Merry Christmas and the happiest of holidays to each of you!

18. Homesick, South Carolina Scented Candle: Is someone close to your heart far from home? This candle carries the scent of sweet tea, steeped bergamot, hibiscus, and lemon slices. Made of natural soy wax, each candle burns 60-80 hours. Made in the USA.

South Carolina Scented Candle

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17. South Carolina Baby Rattle: Raise ’em right! This baby rattle – which comes in a variety of colors for both boys and girls – is adorable AND sustainably harvested. Crafted in the USA of of solid hardwood cherry, it should last long enough to be passed down through generations. The finish is safe yet durable and made from an organic mix of flax seed oil and locally-grown beeswax. For a custom gift, the rattle can be personalized with child’s name or initials.

South Carolina Baby Rattle

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16. South Carolina Jigsaw Puzzle: In the dead of winter, there’s nothing better than curling up beside a fire and putting together a jigsaw puzzle. This 1,000-piece state flag version measures 20″ x 30″ and will keep you busy for hours! Because this premium puzzle is made of archival-quality, grade-A chipwood, it will also be perfect to frame once you’re done, allowing you to enjoy your hard work for years to come. Made in the USA.

South Carolina Jigsaw Puzzle

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15. South Carolina Dog Collar: This Christmas, don’t forget your favorite relative of all! If you want the perfect present for your Palmetto Pooch, this sharp-looking and sturdy collar is it!

South Carolina Dog Collar

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14. SC Christmas Ornament: Show your South Carolina pride with these lovely and functional ornaments. Hang them on your Christmas tree to celebrate the season, or hang them in your window to gaze at year-round! Handmade by Kerry Brooks for Dock 6 Pottery.

South Carolina Christmas Ornament

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13. Heritage Pewter South Carolina Wineglasses: Toast the season with these handsome stemless wine glasses, etched with South Carolina’s palmetto and crescent. Each custom-made goblet features a fine pewter logo medallion so you can celebrate in style!

South Carolina Wine Glasses

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12. South Carolina Rosewood Keychain: This handsome keychain is made of solid rosewood engraved with South Carolina’s state outline. An elegant conversation-starter, it is also legitimately useful. In fact, this may be the Christmas present I buy myself!

South Carolina Rosewood Keychain

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11. South Carolina Cookie Cutter: What’s Christmas without cookies? To set yours apart, try this stainless steel cookie cutter in the shape of our state. Santa will love ’em!

South Carolina Cookie Cutter

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10. Custom South Carolina Mug: Say hello to the perfect present for teachers, employees, and coworkers! This pretty cup comes customized with the name of your choice, and if you stuff it with an envelope of hot cocoa and some cinnamon sticks, your winter-worthy gift will be a hit!

Personalized South Carolina Mug

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9. Your Heart is in South Carolina Necklace: We looked long and hard for the perfect piece of South Carolina jewelry, and this handmade sterling silver necklace is our favorite! In fact, if anyone in my family is reading this, all I have to say is HINT HINT! 😉

Your Heart is in South Carolina Necklace

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8. Decorative South Carolina Towel: Is it a tea towel, or is it the World’s Sweetest Hostess Gift? Embellished with beloved symbols of our state – like the Carolina wren, the blue crab, and thoroughbred horses – this work of art only has one thing wrong with it. It’s too pretty to use!

Decorative South Carolina Towel

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7. Custom “SC Hometown” Wall Art: Handcrafted of oak, this custom wall sign comes embellished with your choice of a heart or star – placed atop the South Carolina city or town your choice. Perfectly sized at 17 inches across, this gift uses repurposed wood, making it perfect for the environmentalist on your list. It also makes for a one-of-a-kind guest book, which your visitors can sign with a sharpie!

Custom SC Hometown Wall Art

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6. Personalized South Carolina Note Cards: Note to self: Buy this fine South Carolina stationary for everyone on your list! Made with your choice of smooth white or cream cardstock, these note cards come packaged in a box, making them easy to wrap and perfect for presents.

Personalized South Carolina Note Cards

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5. South Carolina Cornhole Set: Christmas is about a lot more than shopping, and one of those things is having fun with family and friends. Here in South Carolina, we are blessed with mild winters which make outdoor pastimes enjoyable year-round. This state flag cornhole set has by far the best reviews on Amazon, and it even comes with an optional carrying case.

South Carolina Cornhole Set

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4. South Carolina Cutting Board: Any way you slice it, South Carolina’s the best state in America – or at least we think so! This marble cutting board can be personalized with names, initials, or designs. No one will ever hide this gift in their cabinet or drawer.

South Carolina Cutting Board

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3. Merry Christmas Y’all Towel: Spreading Christmas cheer the southern way! This cute and cheerful towel will warm up every winter kitchen with its bright color and festive cheer.

Merry Christmas Y'all Towel

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2. South Carolina “Home” Shirt: Simple. Straightforward. Soft. If you’re looking for a shirt that shows off your state pride more uniquely than the standard palmetto tree, this one is for you. It also makes a great all-purpose gift for anyone in your list. Available in a variety of colors, it comes in men’s, women’s, and children’s sizes.

South Carolina T-Shirt

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1. Angel Oak Print: The South Carolina Picture Project’s most popular landmark, week after week, is Johns Island’s Angel Oak. This stunning natural wonder will take your breath away, whether seen in real life or on your wall via this statement-making photograph by Renee Sullivan. Printed on metal or canvas in your choice of sizes, from small (5″ x 7″) all the way up to WOW (72″ x 48″).

Angel Oak Print

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BONUS! USC Wineglass: And last but not least, a gift we just couldn’t resist! This technically increases our list to 19, but who’s counting, right? This wineglass is absolutely PERFECT for any USC fan with a sense of humor!

Gamecocks Glasses

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