Love Message Engraving Ideas

A personally engraved gift forges a timeless bond and can be a powerful expression of commitment and sincerity. Whether it is given on a birthday, anniversary, holiday or for no special occasion, a gift engraved with a message of love is a thoughtful way to display your affection. Selecting the perfect message to engrave can be a challenge, but by exploring the available options and calling on your unique personal experiences, you can create an unforgettable gift.


A simple and traditional phrase engraved on a necklace or a ring can serve as a timeless symbol of your commitment to your loved one. Classic yet intimate phrases including "Forever Yours," "My Beloved," "I Love You," "My One and Only" and "You Complete Me" have withstood the test of time as powerful messages of love and affection.


A one-of-a-kind engraving that recalls a shared experience can be a fond reminder of the memories you have created together. These messages can highlight the place you met, the location of your first date or the date of your wedding anniversary. Examples may include "I'll Never Forget Seattle" or "1981 to Eternity." Sentimental messages can add emotional intimacy and reinforce the unique bond you share with your loved one.


Not every couple showcases its affection in such romantic ways, and as a personal reflection of your relationship, your engraving can be fun and playful. Examples of these messages include "Partners in Crime," "Love Monster," "Kingdom of Two," "Love Bandit" and "You're the Lucky One." These playful and sometimes humorous messages let your personality shine through and can put a smile on your loved one's face.


A non-traditional and unique engraving conveys thoughtfulness and can add special significance to any gift. Adventurous individuals may choose to engrave a message in a foreign language. If you have travelled to a foreign country with your loved one, or plan to in the future, consider engraving "I Love You" in that country's native language. For example, you could commemorate your Italian honeymoon with a short and sweet "Ti Amo" or your vacation in France with "Je T'adore." These unique messages add an exotic and memorable touch that can make any gift unforgettable.

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Based in Santa Monica, Calif., Michael Dossett is a marketing and advertising director. Dossett has worked at global digital media companies and advertising agencies, and has been covering business and finance topics online since 2010. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in business administration from Washington State University.