Christmas gifts for the Antarctic explorer in your life
Buying for an adventurer, armchair explorer or Antarctic fanatic? You’re in the right place! We’ve put together our top pick gifts guaranteed to bring a smile to the face of even the most difficult to buy for Antarctic aficionado. Each of the gifts below celebrate Antarctic exploration and the continent's most remarkable historical events - they’re just about perfect if Antarctica’s your thing.
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1. Shackleton bust, £25
This exclusive UK-made gypsum plaster bust of Sir Ernest Shackleton is the perfect gift for any would-be Antarctic explorer or enthusiast looking to connect with the history of the continent. Hero to many, Shackleton remains one of Britain’s most remarkable men. A tasteful addition to any home office or lounge, this bust makes for a very special gift.Buy now
2. Luggage tag, £30
Every Antarctic adventurer needs to travel in style. They are, after all, embarking on what is undoubtedly the trip of a lifetime. Embossed with the Port Lockroy coordinates, this 100% leather 10 x 5.5cm luggage tag, made by the Cambridge Satchel Company, is a stylish and handy gift for any explorer’s suitcase, wherever their travels take them.Buy now
3. Endurance crystal cube, £45
This beautiful crystal cube depicts Sir Ernest Shackleton’s famous ship, the Endurance. A 3D rendering, it is a special piece created by highly skilled UK artists. Now lost forever in ice, this is a poignant reminder of the ambitious expedition, the bravery of Shackleton and his men, and that the thirst for adventure and discovery remains as strong now as it was then. A fantastic addition to any Antarctic enthusiast's home.Buy now
4. Shackleton pocket watch, £100
Designed with Shackleton’s own pocket watch in mind, this gold plated timepiece is made in the UK by A E Williams. Measuring 6 x 4.5cm, it is traditional yet timeless, a keepsake in its own right. Guaranteed to be a great dinner party talking point, 'By Endurance We Conquer' - the Shackleton family motto - is engraved on the front of the watch. A special gift to cherish forever.Buy now
5. Antarctica cufflinks, £25
These smart cufflinks depicting the Antarctic continent are also the logo for the British Antarctic Survey. They are stylish and discreet, the perfect way to wear a piece of Antarctica, day or night, adding a special reminder of the white continent to any suit. A fabulous gift for any would-be Antarctic adventurer, beautifully boxed to make them all the more special.Buy now
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