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5-Star Buys: A Handsome, Heirloom-Quality Watch Display

by Katie Hawley

Jan 14, 2020

For a present that’s equal parts stylish and practical, surprise your favorite someone with a handcrafted watch stand engraved just for them.

Personalized watch box from MijMoj
Photo by: MijMoj

In our 5-Star Buys series we spotlight popular Etsy items that recently struck a chord with shoppers—and let their rave reviews do the talking.

You might think that the secret to a smash-hit gift is choosing something either super-sensible or exceptionally stunning, but the truth is, the very best presents are a clever mix of both. Case in point: MijMoj’s personalized wooden watch box. Handcrafted by a pair of university-trained industrial designers in Flint, Wales, the elegant solid oak stand boasts three columns perfect for showcasing an assortment of timepieces, while a modern acrylic case keeps cherished wrist wear on display and dust-free. And with the option to engrave the front of the box with a short and sweet message (watch puns encouraged, but optional) or add a lengthier, private note to the backside, this thoughtful storage solution has proven itself a popular pick for utility-minded, design-conscious shoppers the world over, regardless of their timezone. Just take it from one satisfied customer:

Personalized watch box with acrylic cover from MijMoj
SHOP: Personalized watch box with acrylic cover from MijMoj, from $100

“The perfect anniversary gift. My partner was thrilled! Looks even better in real life than in photos, and was delivered quickly. Would definitely recommend this shop, and watch box, to anyone looking for a thoughtful and practical gift.” — AK

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Katie Hawley

Katie Hawley is a senior editor at Etsy. She's also an aspiring weaver, a perpetual snacker, and head-over-heels obsessed with her dog.