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Best Places To Buy Gifts For Grads In Atlanta

May 7, 2013 8:00 AM

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Graduation season is almost here and it is time to start thinking of what to get that special graduate. While most graduates expect monetary gifts, it is always good to exceed expectations and get something with meaning. The gift should be significant, something that will be needed and used while away from home. Gift giving is an expression of the relationship held with that person, so show how significant this occasion is and get the best gift from one of these Atlanta shops.

Leather & Luggage Depot, Inc.
1151 Chattahoochee Ave. N.W.
Atlanta, GA 30318
(404) 351-7410
www.atlantaluggage.com

Whether the graduate is graduating from high school or college, something from Leather and Luggage Depot would make a great gift. Leather & Luggage Depot of Atlanta has a variety of leather goods for him and her. A great gift idea for a high school graduate would be a luggage set to make sure everything the graduate plans to take to the dorm will fit. For a college graduate who is ready to get into the real world of work, an envelope portfolio or a briefcase would be perfect. To make the gift a bit more personal, take advantage of the monogramming services that Leather & Luggage Depot offers.

Brown & Co. Jewelers
3225 Peachtree Road N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30305
(404) 814-9800
www.brownjewelers.com 

Brown & Co. is the premier jewelry company of Atlanta. Aside from a class ring, jewelry is a very special gift to give to a graduate. This jewelry company offers graduation gifts for him and her. For her, signature jewelry would be a great idea and much unexpected. Get her pearl studs, a charm bracelet or a Pandora bracelet from Brown & Co. Jewelers. Whether he is graduating from high school or college, every man needs a pair of cuff links. Cuff links will add that special touch for the college or job interviews that he will go on following graduation.

Bound To Be Read Books
481-B Flat Shoals Ave. S.E.
Atlanta, GA 30316
(404) 522-0877
www.boundtobereadbooks.com 

Even though high school graduates will have enough books to read for their college course, college graduates will appreciate a great book. For the college graduate that does not really know what to do next, a self development or self- starter book would be ideal. Bound to be Read Books has a variety of these books in stock. From new to used, a book that will get your graduate started on life can be found at Bound to be Read Books.If the book you want for your graduate can not be found in store, the store’s website has much more to offer.

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Limetree
2840 Lavista Road
Decatur, GA 30033
(404) 633-5463
www.limetreegifts.com

Limetree will give anyone the ultimate gift experience with anything you are looking for, no matter the occasion. A great gift for high school graduates would be college team gear. Get the graduate gifts with their school of choice logo on it. Limetree offers frames, books, house wear, license plates, towels, and much more with over 20 college logos on them. The college graduate will especially love a set of towels with their alma mater on them to put in their new home.

GIM Computers
1503 Northside Drive N.W.
Atlanta, GA 30318
(404) 876-6565
www.gimcomputers.com 

Besides personalized gifts, technological gifts will definitely get any graduate’s attention. GIM Computers has been serving the city of Atlanta for 24 years. With all the papers and presentations that students will have to do, a tablet or laptop will make a great gift. Not only does GIM Computers sell computers and software, but it also repairs computers. So when your graduate calls you to say they love their computer but it will not turn on, GIM Computers will be able to provide that service.

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LeQuisha Gray is a freelance writer covering all things Atlanta. Her work can be found on Examiner.com.

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