A Brief History of Self

The Origin and Types of Gift Baskets

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. This object is quite very useful and sturdy too, a magnificent tool that have serve mankind over ten thousand years.

At the time the Mayflower landed on the shores of America the settles inside the ship were greeted with the first gift basket in American history. And when the American Indians came, they were also welcome and greeted with baskets containing dried fish, meats, beans, corns and vegetables. People started making gift baskets containing fruits, foods and candies in every major holiday of the year since 17th and 18th century. In the present time, gift baskets are crafted for a specific recipient and to the giver’s taste for holidays.

What are to consider when we are to buy a gift basket? Continue reading below to further understand the different factor and types of gift baskets.

Gift Baskets for Babies

This particular gift baskets is very common to new parents, giving them some baby clothes, towels, blankets and shampoo for the baby. Baby toys, books and alike can be also included anything that the baby can play with.

Fruit Baskets

A very common type of gift basket which usually contains apples, pears and some seasonal fruits. This kind of gift basket is perfect in any occasion and people perceive you are promoting a good health towards the person. Click here for more tips in combining other fruits in your gift basket.

Gift Baskets in Corporates

Corporate gift baskets has gradually gain its popularity each year. Many companies and business uses this type of gift basket and usually given them to their employees as a sign of “Thank You” or “Good Job”.

Get Well Soon Gift Baskets

Get well soon gift baskets are generally given to people who fell sick and is at the hospital or at home. Occasionally balloons and flowers just would not do. Try sending them some soup meal that they like, a game book for boredom and some snacks may might go well with that.

Here are just a few examples of gift baskets including their each aspects to consider. Learn more about gift baskets from other countries here.