The Beginning of Gift Baskets and its kinds
When man started to weave straws, grasses, leaves, branches and fibers they were able to create clothing and others things out of them, and they can to the point they have created a basket. The early uses of basket was to store goods and also for transportation of other goods such as food and materials. Even in the scripture baskets were also used to carry people and goods on water. Baskets are quite useful, strong container, an object that has been a part of mankind’s daily life over ten thousand years.
In history, the settlers in the Mayflower were greeted by the Americans with the first gift basket made in American history. At the arrival of American Indians they were also greeted with basket filled with dried fish, meat, corn, beans and vegetables. In the early 17th and 18th century, this was the time where people started creating gift baskets filled with fruits, foods, and candies to be given to their friends and relatives in every major holiday such as Christmas, Easter and others. Now in the present time, gift baskets are specially made and designed by the giver for a specific person and on a certain occasion or time.
What are to consider when we are to buy a gift basket? Here are some factors and types of gift baskets that you should take a look.
Gift Baskets for Babies
Gift baskets for babies include towels, blankets, clothes and shampoos for the new baby. Baby toys, books and alike can be also included anything that the baby can play with.
A very common type of gift basket which usually contains apples, pears and some seasonal fruits. A lot of people are pleased when they receive fruit gift basket because this type of gift basket is perfect in every event and occasion. Click for more tips in amazing fruit combination tips in your fruit gift basket.
Gift Baskets in Corporates
This kind of gift basket has become more and more popular each year. Corporates and businesses give them to their clients or employees as way of saying “Thank You” or “Good Job” symbolizing as a job well done.
Get Well Soon Gift Baskets
Now this kind of gift basket is usually given to people who are confined in a hospital or at home. Sometimes flowers and balloons can no longer do the trick. That is why send them some soup meal perhaps, a game book or some snacks, anything the person might find it nice.
These are all the types of gift baskets and with their corresponding aspects to guide you in your next gift basket to be given. Learn more about gift baskets from other countries here.