Traditionally lucky sixpences were made from silver and given as a gift to wish the recipient prosperity, luck and good fortune. At weddings, brides would slip one of these coins into her shoe before walking down the aisle and at Christmas they would be baked into a Christmas pudding, but along with these traditions they can make a lovely good luck gift in general.
Good Luck Gifts
These traditional gifts have stood the test of time, making the perfect thoughtful, yet inexpensive for any occassion.
These unique and versatile coins and the selection of gifts around them are a great way to show you care from a birthday gifts to celebrate a wedding, special anniversary, new baby, retirement or even just a general good luck gift to let someone know you are thinking of them.
One interesting fact about lucky sixpences is, although they are often known as 'silver sixpences' they aren't made from silver but rather nickel.
Hanging Plaques for Home
Our most popular lucky sixpences have to be our wood and tartan hanging plaques. Each of these has been handmade in Scotland and includes the lucky silver coin at the heart of the design.
Here at Contempo we only pick the very best of the best so you can rest assured that your lucky sixpence will be of great quality, packaged well and ready for gifting. We ship all of our orders the same day (if you order before 4 pm) and offer hassle-free returns.
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