Lots of teens have best friends or group of friends who “get each other” and spend all their spare time talking, texting and hanging out together, sharing secrets and their innermost thoughts and fears. Many of these adolescent friendships lay the foundation for friendships that last a lifetime. There is no better way for teens to celebrate and honor these special friendships than with a meaningful keepsake gift they can treasure for years to come.
Here is a selection of unique best friend gift ideas to help you assist your teen in picking out the perfect gift for her best friend or group of best friends. I have included gift ideas that can be shared between friends, as well as gift ideas for teens to give to their best friends. There is even a gift idea just for celebrating a long-distance friendship. These ideas make lovely gifts for Christmas, birthdays, going away, graduation or just because best friends are awesome and deserve to be celebrated.
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Best Friend Gift Ideas For Teens
This personalized, hand stamped key chain, inspired by Anne Of Green Gables, is the perfect gift for a teen girl to give her kindred spirit. Can be used for carrying a set of keys or as a decoration on a purse or backpack. Each aluminum key chain is lovingly made unique just for you.
Kindred Spirits Best Friend Key Chains available via glamgirlspretties
Teens can give their BFF’s a great start to the day with a gentle reminder they are loved with this cheerful “Good Morning Bestie” mug. Customize the mug to your liking. Choose the colors you would like on the design, as well as the color of glitter the mug is dipped into.
Best Friend Mug available via LoveInTheCityShop
If your teen has a group of friends that are inseparable, these fun, personalized pizza slice necklaces make a great gift for the whole gang. Each girl gets a slice of pizza, personalized with their initials or a letter that forms a special word. You can order as many slices as you like. Best friend jewelry is trendy and hip with teenagers.
Best Friends Pizza Slice Necklaces available via StampsINK
Teens can tell their best friends how much they care with an adorable “Friends Forever” trinket dish that can be used to hold jewelry, money, keys or special mementos. The ceramic clay dish features two BFF birds sitting a tree branch underneath the word, “friends forever.”
Best Friends Ceramic Ring Bowl available via SayYourPiece
Is your teen kindred spirits with a book nerd or aspiring writer? This pair of best friend dictionary pages necklaces make a wonderful gift idea for two book loving, word loving best friends to share. The necklaces are made from actual pages taken from old dictionaries and preserved under resin in antique bronze pendants.
Best Friends Dictionary Pages Necklaces available via TheDefineryCo
Stylish gifts don’t have to cost a bundle! This playful and sassy best friends printable wall art print is inexpensive and gorgeous at the same time. This listing is for a digital download that you can print at home or at a photo center. Frame the typography print to make the gift extra special and ready for the recipient to hang on her wall.
We Are Best Friends Printable Wall Art available via TiltedKiltPaperie
These gorgeous personalized, cuff bracelets make an extra-special gift for a best friend. The friendship bracelets are hand-stamped with a personal message of your choosing and are available in a variety of textures. They are made from safe, food grade aluminum and will fit most wrist sizes.
Personalized Best Friend Bracelet available via WishCuffs
If you have a teen that shies away from expressing sentimental messages, this best friends fashion wall art print is the perfect non-sappy gift for celebrating a special friendship. This trendy and hip artwork print makes a wonderful gift idea for a friend who has a passion for fashion and style.
Best Friends Fashion Poster Art Print available via RongrongIllustration
This three peas in a pod bracelet set makes an adorable gift for three best friends. The set includes 3 bracelets, one for each girl. The wire-wrapped bracelets include three peas, each one representing one of the girls. Browse this seller’s store for two and four peas in a pod bracelets.
Three Peas In A Pod Best Friend Bracelets available via jmesjewelrybox
Does your teen have a best friend who lives in or is moving to a different state? These long-distance best friend tank tops make a cute gift for besties connected at the heart but separated by the miles. This set of 2 tank tops are personalized with the two different states that each of the girls are living in.
Long Distance Best Friend Tank Tops available via spillthebeansetc
This set of best friend infinity rings is a truly special gift for a pair of best friends. These friendship rings are a beautiful way for girls to make a commitment to each other to be friends forever, to infinity and beyond. The rings are sterling silver and have the word “best friends” and a heart symbol engraved on the inside of the bands. The set of rings can be ordered in two different sizes, for a custom fit for each of the girls.
Best Friends Infinity Rings available via blueJboutique7
These cute PB & jam best friend cell phone cases make a fun gift idea for a teen who has a BFF who is the peanut butter to her jelly! This listing includes 2 cell phone cases, one for each girl. The cases are available in a variety if sizes for both iPhone and android phones. Pick the size and style of each case to custom fit the phone each girl owns.
Peanut Butter And Jelly Best Friend Cell Phone Cases available via CellShells
Teens can swear to keep their best friend’s secrets safe with this set of 2 cute BFF pinky promise necklaces. The bff pendants are hand-lettered on pieces of colorful papers and sealed in resin and strung onto a stylish snake chain along with a pinky promise charm.
Best Friend Pinky Promise Necklaces available via BlissInArt
This colorful best friends wall art typography print is a fun gift idea for a pair of besties who can’t imagine being separated. The art print includes a cute friendship poem, styled with a combination of accented letters of two colors of your choice. You could use the favorite color of each girl. These would make a great keepsake gift for a friend who is moving away.
Personalized Best Friend Wall Art Print available via thedreamygiraffe
Has your teen has found her other half, her person who understands everything about her and loves all the crazy and unique quirks about her, and vice versa? This pair of stylish, hand-stamped “you’re my person” and “i’m your person” key chains make a lovely gift idea for celebrating and honoring such a special friendship.
You’re My Person Best Friends Key Chains available via AshleyLorrenDesigns
Thanks for visiting and I hope you found this selection of unique, handmade best friend gift ideas for teens helpful! Do you still need some ideas for everyone else on your list? Check out Etsy’s Holiday Gift Guide For Everyone for some great ideas. Happy Holidays!
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