We’ve all been there.  Dinner is at four, & it’s currently 3:45 as we sit in the car, scribbling the first kind thought that we can think of into a card.  If we’re feeling ambitious, we might grab a bouquet of flowers as we pay for our petrol at the till.

It often feels like a mad rush to find our mums the perfect gift.  With everything our mums do for us does this show of appreciation always have to be curtailed into one day every year?  The team at Steffans Jewellers don’t think so.  With Mother’s Day coming around again this month, the team at one of the UK’s oldest family-run jewellers have run an interesting Mother’s Day poll to truly understand just how much our mums mean to us & how often we show our love with gifts.


The survey showed that 74.5%, an overwhelming majority, focuses on trying to show their love & appreciation year-round rather than on Mother’s Day alone.  This made for interesting reading as the UK is known for showering our mums with gifts on this one special day.  The fact that buying habits are shifting to a continuous show of affection goes to show how much these special ladies in our lives really matter.

In terms of what you’re looking to buy, results showed that whilst we show our love throughout the year with regular gifts, on Mother’s Day the UK mainly expresses their love with smaller presents.

From the Steffans poll, there was a clear majority that went easy on gift giving because of regular gifting, with 85.4% spending less than £75 on mum for the day. Of course, not everyone’s habits are so lean, with 14.6% spending £75 or more, with a handful even opting for a weekend of retreat or spa day for their mums.

Although spending is mainly on flowers with 44.8% choosing a simple bouquet, a large proportion of those surveyed (24.8%) stated that they’d rather buy their mothers a piece of jewellery, as it can be a lifelong reminder of love, lasting more than just a couple of days.

To help give you some exciting ideas for the perfect gift for your Mum, we’ve taken a look at some of our best-selling pieces from leading brands Gucci, Clogau and Georg Jensen to give you some exciting gift ideas that we feel will make your Mum’s year.

Gucci:

To give your Mum a forever message of the love you share together, Gucci have a created several unique pieces within their trademark collection that will never grow old or go out of fashion.

Their Trademark Heart Earrings at £130 are the perfect choice for any everyday pair of ‘go to’ earrings, whereas the renowned Sterling Silver Boule Bracelets at £135 will give them a jewellery piece that they’ll treasure forever.

Clogau:

Combining rare welsh gold with beautifully Celtic designs, Clogau offer a very unique jewellery alternative to traditional designers but one that is being embraced by the fashion conscious throughout the UK.

As a star piece from their range, the luxurious Cariad Inner Charm Pendant £169 will give any outfit an elegant and imaginative finish, whereas the Tree of Life Heart Stud Earrings at £79 will provide a loving and luxurious accessory.

Georg Jensen:

Designed around the bond that Mother and Child share together, another perfect the perfect piece for your Mum this Mother’s Day would be a Necklace, Bracelet or set of Earrings from Georg Jensen’s Offspring Collection.

The Interlocking Sterling Silver Offspring Bracelet at  is a piece that has been very popular in-store for younger and older mums alike. To compliment this eternal style we also have the Silver Offspring Stud Earrings that are very much a beautiful everyday accessory.

Our mums are spectacular, beautiful, & worthy of our acknowledgement.  Steffans is always available to assist with finding an exceptional gift.  With free engraving services you can add an everlasting, personal touch that will be a reminder of affections, even during the seasons when life gets a little too busy for a phone call.