If you're looking for something special this Valentine's Day, remember that meteorites are the new chocolates.
From delicate jewelry to uncommon accessories, meteorites offer more versatility than you might expect. Consider these options for budgets of many sizes:
1. Give an actual meteorite
Small Hunk of Genuine Campo Del Cielo Iron Meteorite on Amazon ($25)
This can be used as a good luck charm or as part of a collection. If you're crafty, purchase it and make your own meteorite gift.
2. A pretty token that isn't jewelry
Gibeon Meteorite Keychain on Amazon ($39.99)
This is a stylish fob worthy of the keys to the International Space Station.
3. Meteorite shards make for an elegant pendant
Meteorite Fragment Necklace by WeTheSciency on Etsy ($42)
A tiny glass orb contains meteorite fragments that can be showcased on any stargazer's neck (pictured above).
4. From shooting stars to dangling earrings
Shooting Star Meteorite Earrings on Uncommon Goods ($52)
Elegant and unusual, these earrings are understated and interesting. They are also part of a set containing a companion necklace and bracelet.
5. Put a meteorite on it
Meteorite Solitaire Ring by MirielDesign on Etsy ($60)
If you're in the market for a simple ring, this unique piece will shine. Like many Etsy products, it's one-of-a-kind, so look around the shop for other meteorite options.
6. Space rock and roll
This meteorite guitar pick allegedly helps to produce a 'very bold sound.' (Photo: Ferbers)
Meteorite Guitar Pick by Ferbers Unique Fine Jewelry ($75)
This could be a fun gift for the stellar musician in your life.
7. All that glitters is gold and meteorite
Meteorite Studs by HappyLittleGems on Etsy ($78)
Make someone's ears happy with these delicate mixed-metal earrings.
8. A heart-shaped meteorite pendant
Meteorite in Forged Sterling Silver Pendant by CrystalAnatomy on Etsy ($89)
The upside-down shaped heart pendant is as subtle as it is cool.
9. Space flair for a French cuff shirt
These out-of-this-world cuff links use fragments from the Campo Del Cielo iron meteorite. (Photo: IanBarrettJewellery/Etsy)
Solid Silver Cufflinks Set With Real Iron Meteorite by IanBarrettJewellery on Etsy ($90)
These cufflinks are a stylish conversation piece. How often can you wear space on your sleeve?
10. Whimsical elegance for the wrist
Sterling Silver Swirly Meteorite Bracelet on I Love Science ($90)
This bracelet is both funky and elegant – and will show off true nerd cred with style.
11. A charming addition
Meteorite Bead for Pandora Bracelets by Jewelry By Johan ($99)
Jazz up a Pandora-style bracelet with a space charm.
12. Bangles from space
Orbital Meteorite Bangles by LaurenVanDykeJewelry on Etsy ($195)
These bangles are chic and modern considering they are made from ancient materials.
13. When wood and meteorite collide
Meteorite and Maple Ring by GrandJunctionGuy on Etsy ($215)
An unusual combination makes this a special ring for a special someone.
14. A space statement necklace
This necklace is one of a kind, so better snatch it up fast. (Photo: RecioDesigns/Etsy)
Odessa Meteorite in Blue by RecioDesigns on Etsy ($525)
This is a sophisticated and unusual option for the fashion forward space fan in your life.
15. Watch the skies
Muonionalusta Meteorite Self Winding Watch by Starborn Creations ($748)
There is something especially alluring about a timepiece made from space rock that hit the Earth eons ago. Both men's and women's watches are available.
16. Splurge on a handy gift
Meteorite Folding Pocket Knife by David Yurman ($2,950)
This is sure to be a hit for the stylish MacGyver-type in your life. If you're seeking fine jewelry rather than shiny blades, David Yurman offers an entire Gibeon meteorite line.
With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, what better way to shower your loved one with affection than with meteors?