Commemorate Major Events With Memory Lamps

Commemorate Major Events With Memory Lamps

The recent loss of a loved one is enough to drop anyone’s spirits for what feels like a lifetime. However, it is a natural part of living and having those you care for, so it is something that we have to adjust to and learn to move on from over time. This may be a slow process, but it is a very rewarding one. The main factor that will help you heal is time, but having a loving and supportive environment with family and friends who care about you can help make it easier.

If you are the one on the outside looking in, trying to help a friend through the loss of a family member, then you probably wish there was something you could do to magically make them feel better. While it doesn’t work quite that way, there are some things that you can do to help them along the way.

A common way to bring comfort to your loved ones while they are grieving is to give them sympathy gifts. These are gifts for loved ones during the difficult period of grieving to provide them with comfort and care. Sympathy gifts vary greatly from food baskets to flowers to framed portraits. A popular type of sympathy gift to give are memory lamps.

Although this is a very delicate situation that you want to handle with care, you still want to do something special and offer something to your loved ones while they are going through so much. Memory lamps often help to bring comfort to your loved ones and make exceptionally beautiful gifts when they might need a bright spot.

These lamps are becoming increasingly popular as sympathy gifts for some very heartfelt reasons, and we at J Devlin Glass Art love the idea behind them. If you feel like you want to give someone an appropriate sympathy gift that is not a floral arrangement or food basket, a memory lamp is a good one to consider.

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Why Use Lamps As Gifts?
Lamps are used as bereavement or sympathy gifts largely because of the symbolic value they offer. Common sympathy gifts are very temporary items that pass through a person’s life like flowers or food. While these are still very sweet and thoughtful, people often want longer-lasting gifts that the recipient can live with for years and enjoy.

Memory lamps are beautiful, long-lasting, and feel like gifts you can be proud to give someone. They are also practical items that occupy a role in the home, which makes them helpful to keep around for years as reminders of their loved ones.

Lamps in particular are quite symbolic in the way that they literally bring light into the darkest moments of life. They represent the light that awaits us on the other side of the grieving process and the light that shines even in the dead of night. The literal gift of light can brighten someone’s day just enough to help them get through the dark times.

Are They Just for Grieving?
Although they are most recognized as gifts for those who recently lost a loved one, memory lamps offer themselves for a variety of memorable occasions. They can be used to commemorate more joyous special occasions as well, such as births, graduations, birthdays, weddings, etc. It is up to you to decide how you wish to give presents for different occasions.

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Do They Really Help?
This is a fair question since that is what your gift is ultimately meant to do. You want your bereavement gift to bring someone a sense of comfort during a very difficult time, and if it cannot do that then there is no point to it. The truth is, sympathy gifts can genuinely help, but not as much as you will always want. We wish it were as simple as giving someone a heartfelt gift to make them suddenly feel better, but grieving is more complicated than that.

You don’t give sympathy gifts like memory lamps to make the negative feelings just disappear. You give them to provide your loved ones with a little bit of comfort. They show that you are there for them and want to help in any way you can. While that sentiment will not make the feeling of loss go away, it can help your loved ones to feel like they are not alone. They feel like others truly care about them and want to help during a difficult time. This feeling can mean a lot to people and truly make this time much easier for them.

However, there are no guarantees when it comes to mourning, and your gift may not make as much of a difference as you had hoped. All you can do is try to be there for them and show that you genuinely care. From what we can tell, a kind gift means a lot more when it feels genuine and is coupled with actions like checking in on them and offering to take care of errands.

In short, memory lamps can help your loved ones feel like they are cared for, but they should be only one of the ways that you show your love and concern.

At J Devlin Glass Art, we create works of art that are meant to mark special occasions, especially as gifts. Many of our products even include the option to personalize them with a brief message. This is to say, we understand that our products are often used for major events including births or deaths, so we take our work seriously, knowing that many of our products will have strong sentimental value to the people who receive them.

We offer memory lamps in different colors and styles, so you can choose the one that best matches your friend’s tastes. If you need help picking out the perfect memory lamp, or any other glass art as a sympathy gift, please feel free to ask us for advice at We would be happy to help you find the right gift for such a significant occasion.

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