I am sure you must have not thought about gifts for octopus lovers even in the wildest of your dreams.
But if you know someone who loves the oceans, then chances are that they might love all sorts of sea creatures.
I am that person who has a strong fascination with every marine being. That is the reason I collect sea turtle gifts, pelican themed gifts and even the whale-themed ones.
I associate with the sea. Its systematic waves, corals, interesting flora and fauna piques my interest.
Of all that constitutes the marine life, Octopus is one remarkable entity.
I find its tentacles, sticky appendages, and the black ink mysterious. Once I was lucky to hold this marvelous creature in my hands. It was a few moments of pure ecstasy.
That octopus stuck to my arms and within a few seconds jumped back to water leaving its squid ink on me. It was years ago that I held an octopus in my hands. But that memory continues to thrill me till today.
I know that it would be difficult to have the same experience again. That is why I try to look for artifacts that remind me of these beautiful creatures.
I am not sure about you. But I love octopus themed presents. That is why I compiled a list of 7 such gifts that are reminiscent of octopuses.
You can know more about them below:
How to Make Octopus Lovers Happy With Interesting Gifts
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1. Kraken Mug
Meeting and holding a small-sized octopus is a happy memory. But I am sure meeting the giant-sized Kraken can be dangerous.
But having a Kraken design all over my mug could be interesting too.
This is a beautiful nautical gift for someone who loves the sea.
It is heat pressed with premium lead-free dye sublimation ink. It is available in ceramic and stainless steel.
The ceramic one has different size options. The ceramic mugs are dishwasher and microwave safe.
Though the steel one is in standard size octopus travel mug. For obvious reasons, you should not use it in a microwave.
You can order this cute octopus mug as per your color preferences.
2. Octopus Bathroom Art
This is a handmade toilet paper holder shaped like an Octopus. It is cute to see 2 of its tentacles holding the paper for you.
It is a creative endeavor by a handmade artist from Washington.
There are 16 colors to choose your favorite one. Also, you got 2 options for the finish – distressed and gloss.
Its dimensions are: 7-inches (length) x 8.5-inches (width) x 4-inches of projection.
The Octopus structure is of resin. While the tension rod that holds the roll is of plastic.
The artist ships this mollusk through priority mail along with the mounting hardware.
If you are a crazy one, then you will love to start your day with this octopus bathroom decor.
3. Octopus Wall Art
If you are looking for some octopus wall decor. Then, this metal wall art is a good option.
It measures 24-inches in height, and 30-inches wide. This beautiful creation is by a handmade metal artist from Colorado.
He uses the sturdy plane aluminum to form the structure of this octopus. The base is then sealed with 3 coats of automotive clear coat. Thus, the final product is resistant to rust and tarnish. So, you can hang this cute sea being outside as well.
The artist provides the essential hardware needed to hang this decorative art.
It has a beautiful silver and grey color that is sure to catch everyone’s attention.
4. Octopus Jewelry
Life would be no fun without some octopus tentacles grabbing your body. Though everyone cannot be adventurous like me.
But if you are even a bit crazy. Then, you will love this ear cuff set in Sterling Silver in the shape of the beloved mollusk.
You can see how beautiful it is to see the octopus hugging the edge of the ears.
It is a unique and detailed work of art by Marty Magic Jewelry from California. They use the lost wax casting process to set the shape of the final jewelry piece.
This accessory does not require piercing and it fits all. You can open its appendages to suit the thickness of your ear’s cartilage.
The artist ships the product in an elegant box. The gold foil embossed Marty Magic dragon logo endorses the box.
5. Octopus Gifts for Her
If the octopus hugging your ears seems eerie to you. Then, this steampunk style headband can be one of the colorful gifts for octopus lovers.
The headband has a cute neon pink and octopus at its center. While beautiful sea-themed charms and Swarovski crystals adorn its surroundings. Along come aqua-colored seashells, sea horse and metal gears that add to its beauty.
Its base is of sterling silver, while the octopus and flowers are of resin.
Be prepared to set yourself apart while wearing this headband for your next beach party.
6. Octopus Table Lamp
I have experienced that warm lights bring people closer to a room. If you too think so, then this calabash based handicraft lamp will make you drool.
This elegant light is a handmade work of art by an artist from Turkey. It takes a procedure of 6 months from growing to drying the individual gourds.
Mediterranean calabash forms the major part of this lamp. The vegetable is grown with care and then selected with great attention. Each gourd has an average height of 12-14 inches and 8-10-inches width at the belly section.
The artist smoothens the gourd with sandpaper. Then, comes the procedure of drilling the holes on the octopus stencil set on the calabash. Final steps of airbrush painting, beading and varnishing set the lamp ready to ship.
Purple and blue are the dominating colors on this handmade gourd lamp to set the aqua theme. Though, you can also experiment with bulbs of different colors and wattage.
This product arrives with a wooden base in a matching color. The artist provides associated cabling, and power plugs as per your country requirements.
This octopus lamp shade seems to spread warmth with its beauty and long appendages.
Are you ready to experience a scintillating Octopus in your room?
7. Octopus Stuffed Animal
What about holding a giant-sized Octopus in your lap? I would love that experience. But I know holding one will be more of a fantasy than real-life experience.
If you also share such impossible dreams like me. Then, this plush faux fur sea creature is for you. You will love to use it as a hugging friend or a warm cushion to rest on.
This adorable octopus is the creation of a handmade artist from California. She specializes in chunky knit blankets and plush animals.
This toy measures – 24-inches (height) x 24-inches (width) x 58-inches (length).
The artist recommends hand wash and/or dry cleaning for this baby. Moreover, she does not recommend this product for children below 36 months of age. Even for the older kids, she advises parental guidance to avoid choking due to the octopus’s eyes.
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I do not know many people who have a liking for the Octopus. It looks creepy with its sweeping 4 pair of legs.
But I find that abundance of hands as added sources to hug and receive warmth.
That is the reason I got bonkers holding an octopus at the Marine Park in Jamnagar district.
If you know someone who gets excited seeing this slimy sea creature. Then, this is the article you can refer to find gifts for octopus lovers.
You can thank me later.
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