Hamilton Gift Guide
Celebrate Hamilton and Kirkland artists and artisans, brewers and winemakers, service providers, authors, and other small business owners. Your support encourages their success and fosters the creativity and ingenuity found throughout our entire community.
Apparel & Accessories
B corp committed to environmentally-friendly performance apparel. Our apparel is free of forever chemicals like BPA and PFAS, and our yarns are treated with CiCLO technology, so they degrade, naturally, into soil once discarded. More performance, less waste.
Nancy Ross Jewelry
Nancy Ross K’71
Commemorative Kirkland and Hamilton eternity rings. Each ring is custom and responsibly made in NY in the precious metal of your choice with small sapphires or diamonds, further personalized with your initials and year of graduation. For more info, contact email@example.com or 917-669-9805.
Beautiful fine art prints of the iconic sights of Hamilton College and Clinton, N.Y. Drawn in pen and finished with watercolor, the 8 ½” x 11” print will be a welcomed addition to the office, study, or bedroom of any Continental! Prints can be ordered individually or as a set of three at a discounted rate.
Food & Beverage
Senbird brings you the finest organic tea from farms across Japan. Partnering with family-owned farms and master craftsmen, our collection includes organic green tea, herbal tea, and handcrafted teaware. We are passionate about sharing the traditions of Japanese tea in supporting a healthy mind, body, and spirit.
Archer Roose is dedicated to producing affordable luxury wines within 20 miles of their harvest location and bringing them to you. We continue the tradition of our namesake’s intrepid spirit: scouring the globe for sustainable, luxury libations. Journey with us by experiencing our collection of consciously crafted, worldly wines.
Games, Experiences & Services
Academic life coaching for college and graduate students with executive function challenges, learning disabilities, chronic health/mental health challenges, or generally struggling with academic motivation, engagement & progress. Use promo code HAMILY2023 for 15% off any gift package.
Shareapy enables facilitated peer support groups to develop stronger, more meaningful social connections, helping improve your personal and professional well-being. The link above is to a Hamilton-Know Thyself community and 44% off the annual membership. Browse the rest of shareapy.com for additional opportunities.
Allen Batista Travel, Inc. helps savvy travelers with roundtrip airfare, hotel, cruises, and car rentals. We offer sightseeing trips to Havana, India, Italy, Greece, Barcelona, Mexico City, Costa Rica and the Maldives. We also offer private-entertainment boat rides and private walking tours.
A conversation card game and a movement to spread empathy, created as a tool to build deeper connections between friends and family, and even with yourself, using approachable question prompts. Michael is also leading empathy workshops, has a digital course, and is the author of The Power of Empathy.
Historic home vacation rental in historic, bucolic Roxbury, New York. Fully restored and updated, ca. 1850 farmhouse -- John Burroughs' 'old home.' Unsurpassed views, hundreds of acres to explore, and many local family activities for all four seasons. 5 bedrooms, 3 baths. Unparalleled views and privacy.
Travel Design by Kristen
Kristen Kmetetz '03
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Give the gift of presence with curated travel itineraries for the curious traveler. Boutique and luxury hotel matchmaking and full-service itinerary planning. Mention the guide to receive 15% off the planning fee for new clients.
Home & Living
Jill Rosenwald's designs are recognized for their vibrant patterns and thoughtful color combinations. Each table-top gem including lamps, trays, bowls, and vases, is hand-thrown on the potter's wheel, carefully painted, and trimmed with a 14k gold edge. She's head-over-heels for luxe little details! Located in Boston, Mass.
We make custom drawings and designs and add them to a variety of everyday products. We specialize in digital paintings of your favorite photos and memories. See the commissions section of our website for some examples of designs made to celebrate the weddings of some Hamilton alums.
About the Guide
Interested in promoting your business or products? Each listing is only available to businesses owned or managed by Hamilton College alumni, Kirkland College alumnae, students, parents, faculty, and staff. Hamilton reserves the right not to list all submissions.
Inclusion in Hamilton’s Gift Guide does not imply an endorsement by Hamilton College, nor is the College liable for any issues with purchases or business interactions resulting from use of this guide.
The gift guide makes it easier for alumni, students, and parents to support each other. Think of it as shopping "local" but only Hamilton/Kirkland-owned businesses!
Nothing! There isn't any cost or fee for being included in the guide.
We hope to include as many gift ideas as possible. Products and services listed must be produced or offered by members of the Hamilton College or Kirkland College communities (alumni, students, parents, faculty, and staff). Our goal is to launch a broader Small Business Directory in 2024.
Please note that items and/or services that stem from multi-level marketing businesses will not be included. Hamilton reserves the right not to list all submissions.
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There is always an occasion worth celebrating, which is why the gift guide will be available all year.
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