Show your loved one how you feel with one of these thoughtful gifts from Boston’s shops, spas and jewelers. Radiant diamonds, rich chocolates, lavish Champagne and calming treatments are all sure to enchant.
After the year we’ve had, the gift of relaxation at Le Visage Spa is all you need; the Fornasetti Profumi Rossetti candle is decorated in painted lips, perfect for Valentine’s Day; satisfy your lover’s sweet tooth with chocolate from Teuscher Chocolates of Switzerland.
1. E.B. Horn Jewelers: 14K White Gold Dangling Diamond Necklace
You may be the love of her life, but diamonds are a girl’s best friend. For an elegant, delicate choice, gift this 14K white gold necklace that strings together 23 dangling diamonds. Neither gaudy nor showy, the piece can complement a ballgown or a more casual night ensemble. One might like to wear the necklace around the house and feel like Marilyn Monroe, but the styling options are unlimited. 429 Washington St., 617.542.3902, ebhorn.com
2. Winston Flowers: Champagne & Candlelight Gift Box
Toast your love with this exquisite box, brimming with chocolates, fresh red roses, a candle and a bottle of Dosnon Brut, Veuve Clicquot or Dom Pérignon. Enjoy a romantic evening, filled with scents of green fig, violet and cedar from your SOH Melbourne Mr. Rosado candle, while indulging in decadent L.A. Burdick signature chocolates and your bubbly of choice. 800.457.4901, winstonflowers.com
3. Bluemercury: Fornasetti Profumi Rossetti Candle
Adorned with the painted lips of Piero Fornasetti’s muse, Lina Cavalieri, this candle is filled with the brand’s signature Flora fragrance. Made with vegetable wax, the statement piece has 60 hours of burn time—ensuring that you get every last whiff of the dreamy scent with notes of jasmine, lily of the valley, sandalwood and tuberose. Multiple locations, bluemercury.com
4. Teuscher Chocolates of Switzerland: Valentine’s Luxe Velvet Heart
Nothing says “I love you” like a stunning velvet box of luxurious Swiss chocolates, shipped directly from Zurich. Teuscher’s Champagne truffles are a must, made with the finest ingredients like Dom Pérignon and no preservatives, hydrogenated oils, gums or waxes. For a variety of tastes, fill the box with divine assorted truffles that come in flavors like brandies, butter crunch, fruit ganaches and caramels. For a small indulgence, boxes start at six pieces and range up to 138 chocolates. 230 Newbury St., 617.536.1922, teuscherboston.com
5. Le Visage Spa: Signature Massage
An hour of relaxation is the dream present for a person who’s always on the go, so why not give a massage at one of Boston’s most coveted spas? Le Visage is known for its quality treatments and products. Surprise your Valentine with a 50- or 80-minute massage that caters to their individual needs: gentle rhythmic strokes, energizing or relaxing. 125 Broad St., 857.284.7680, levisageboston.com
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