Unique Rakhi gifting ideas this Raksha bandhan Updated August 2023 – Last minute gift ideas for sister, brother and family

Looking for a last-minute unique gift idea for your sister or brother (bhaiya bhabhi) then here is the ultimate Rakhi gift guide that can answer your confusion. Check out some unique Rakhi gifting ideas for your sister and brother.

India is a land of festivals as we celebrate many festivals. And here comes the Rakhi festival, falling on the 11th of this month. A brother-sister relationship is somewhat like Tom and Jerry. They keep fighting and pulling each other’s legs, irritating each other but still cannot live without each other even for a day.

In India this sweet relationship is celebrated on Rakshabandhan an auspicious festival where the sister ties rakhi a holy decorative beautiful thread on her brother’s wrist and wishes for his long, healthy and prosperous life, in return the brother promises to look after and protect her by surprising her with gifts.

It is quite confusing when you have to choose a gift for your sibling as you always want something unique and special one so that is cherished for a long time. Online shopping business offers a wide variety of options and ranges to gift your brother or sister.

So, if you are looking for a wonderful gift idea for your sister or brother then here is the answer to your confusion. Here below are some gifting ideas.

We have also done an analysis on the best-loved and most popular products in each option to make your life easier 🙂 

A sister is the most caring person doesn’t matter if she is an elder or a younger one. So this Raksha Bandhan gift her something that she would remember for life. Let us have a look at some of the unique and thoughtful Rakhi gifts that you can present to your sister. These gifts would for sure make her appreciate your thoughtfulness and realise your affection for her.

Some of the attractive range of Rakhi gifts for sisters are:

Jewellery– Most Loved Rakshabandhan Gifts for Sisters

This is something that females of any age group would love to have. Whether is a teenager or working a piece of jewelry from her brother will make a prized possession.

We loved this dainty combo, with 500 above good reviews and an amazing price, this could be a good choice. Its one of the bestsellers as chosen by customers. Check it out 

Jewellery Organiser– Perfect Gift For Someone Who Loves Jewellery

If your sister has enough jewellery pieces then gift her a nice jewellery box or jewellery organiser to keep all her pieces organised.

I liked plastic ones with adjustable dividers. It’s a versatile option that could be used for storing small items. For eg., this Jewellery organiser here has good reviews and is easy on the pocket. If you get it for less than Rs 400 it’s a great deal. See latest price

Home Decor gifts– Great Rakhi Gifts For Home Decor Enthusiasts

A wide range of decorative gift pieces for the home is available online nowadays. And who doesn’t love decorating their homes? But a word of advice do check what your sister may need or what she likes using at home. You can choose from wall hangings,  decorative planters, Ceramic Hanging plates, wall stickers, Table lamps and much more.

I have selected few for myself, you can click on any image to see latest price 🙂

Personalised Gift hampers– Gifts to Pamper Your Sister or Brother

You can get a gift hamper for your sister. There is a wide variety of gift hampers to choose for 🙂

You can get personalized gifts like mug, teddy bear, cushion, keychain, photo frame with photo of you and your sister and chocolates.

It was difficult finding stuff that could be personalized online and has good reviews. So here are the links for products that you can personalize based on my analysis so far. You can personalize this mug with a photograph of your choice. You can personalise this pillow cover. I also loved this cute personalized Photo cube frame. 

I did not know of this option but nowadays we also have personalized wall clocks.

If you are not too keen on personalized mugs – check out the best Rakhi mugs with good reviews – click here.I loved the colours on this mug. It also had the most reviews

Skincare products

If your sister is a grown-up then a nice skincare product consisting of a mask, face wash, and scrub will be an excellent gift. Nowadays organic and natural products are available that make a perfect gift. This one here had the best reviews.

Book- Great Gifts For Those Who Love To Read

If your sister is an avid reader, you can gift a book or novel of her choice or if you have good budget you can buy her Kindle (click here to check the latest price).

  • If cooking is her hobby then a good cook book can be a nice one. You can also surprise her by cooking something for her.
  • Book her a movie subscription such as Amazon prime or Hotstar

Headphones- Most Useful Rakshabandhan Gift

Headphones are extremely useful gifts, there are many good options available. I personally love these Boat headphones and got them at a deal price of Rs 900. Check the latest price here. You can check some below.

Kindle- Rakhi Gift For Someone Who Loves To Read

If your sister or brother loves to read, kindle makes for a wonderful Rakshabandhan gift. It will come with thousands of already available books.

Cosmetic products– Rakhi Gift For Sister Who Loves Make-Up

You can gift a nice cosmetic box containing all essential make-up products.

Toiletries Organiser – For A sister Who Loves to Pamper Herself

Toiletories and Bath Products take up a lot of space if you. To organise these and make your bathroom spic n span, check out this organiser- BEST BATH AND TOILETRIES ORGANISER

Wooden Plaque– Beautiful personalised Gift For Brother or Sister on Rakshabandhan

My friend loved this personalized wooden plaque. If interested you can check this one out – here. With more than 1500 reviews this unique gift is definitely popular

Electronic Gadgets and Accessories- Rakhi Gift For Sisters

Gadgets such as headphones, Ipad, new phone if she is looking to buy one. You can also get her a selfie stick or beautiful Mobile covers.

Click here for selected mobile covers for girls

Fitness Tracker Watch- Best Gift On Rakshabandhan For Your Sister

A fitness tracker has become an essential part of our fast lives. There are some very good brands that have amazing pocket-friendly options for you to choose from.

Check here >>> The Best and Most Popular Fitness Tracker for women <<< this has over 60K reviews

Mobile Accessories- Useful Rakhi Gifts For Sisters and Brothers

Mobile is an indispensable item, everyone uses one or more and also many accessories that one needs along. You can gift some accessories to your brother /sister on Rakshabandhan.

Amazon gift card

Well if you are still not sure – you can get her an Amazon gift card so that she can buy anything of her choice and requirement like maybe a dress of her choice or any clothing she wished to buy later.

Amazing collection of Rakhi gifts for Brother

A brother is always special and important to a sister, like a pillar of strength. Nowadays not only the brother but sisters also eagerly look for something to gift their brother, their little buddies.

So here we have a few ideas to surely surprise your brother with your thought. Some of the most trending ideas are

Watch– Perfect Rakhi Gift for Brothers

A fine piece of watch enriches a men’s personality. You can gift a good watch based on your budget and I am sure your brother would love to wear

Check out the best watches for men here(we have already done some of the sortings for you)

In this age of sedentary lifestyles, many people are now making an effort to eat healthily and stay fit. You can also give this watch + activity tracker to your brother. It is usually available for a deal and has more than 900 reviews.  Check the current price here

Hamper for Grooming: Pamper Your Brother With Grooming Hampers

Nowadays men are not behind when it comes to personal grooming. So gift him all essential personal grooming products.

Electric shavers also are a great addition

You can check out the bestsellers here – they are updated hourly based on customers’ reviews 🙂

Electronic gadgets: Rakhi Gift For Brothers

You can give gadgets such as power bank, headphone, or portable speakers. For portable speakers I loved Boat. with 36k reviews to back it up  – you can’t go wrong.

See Latest deals on Best Portable speakers

Sunglasses– Rakhi Gift For Those Who love Traveling

It makes a great gift for your stylish brother. They need not be costly and they are available in different shapes and sizes.

A curated collection of sunglasses with great reviews here

Laptop bag– Perfect Useful Gift For Brother or Sister

Gift your brother a laptop bag in which he can carry a laptop and personal accessories as well. Here are some selected ones you can check out

I loved the below one, you can click on the image to check the latest price

Personalised card for your brother

You can get a personalised card or any of the personalized gifts we discussed earlier.

A Unique Rakhi gift for Married Sister

So here is a list of items that you can get your sister is married. The ones above would definitely work but here I have added a few more to the list.

Designer Saree– Gift for Sisters

A good designer saree would be a nice gift if she has a craze for them.

Spiritual Gift

If your sister is a spiritual person then a beautiful idol of Ganesh or any god/goddess will make a perfect gift. You can even gift her a lord couple which will fill her home with happiness.


No woman will dislike jewellery but you have to be extra careful while choosing one as it should match her attire at an event such as a marriage or party. If it is hard to decide you can gift a pure gold coin that is available in different weights as per your budget which she can use to buy a jewel of her choice later.

Home décor

A bunch of some unique home décor items would be an excellent gift for a married sister and will definitely thank you for those items such as Wall hangings, cute fridge magnets, daily planners,

Organiser Basket

You can also gift her a storage organiser basket if she has kids who mess around the house. She will definitely love it.

Laughing Buddha

A brother always wishes her sister to be happy with her home filled with joy and prosperity. What can be a better gift than a Laughing Buddha which is believed to bring happiness and wealth into their home and business who possess

Home Appliances– Expensive Gifts For Rakshabandhan

You can gift her a home appliance which she would ease her life. Appliances like – Blender Juicer, Air Fryer, Sandwich Maker, Rice Cooker, etc, which are excellent to keep her healthy and in good shape. It will be helpful to keep her entire family healthy. Hence it makes for a good Raksha bandhan gift.

Check best deals and you can choose what to buy based on your budget here

Clutches– Gifts For Sisters on Rakshabandhan

Women love to own clutches and silver clutches will be good for any occasion as she can match it with any dress.

Indoor plants

You can also gift an indoor plant if she loves to have one and like decorating her home with them as they not only enhances the surrounding but also purify the air indoor especially if she stays in metro cities like Delhi, Bangalore and Mumbai.

You can check out the Best Indoor plants list here

Garden décor items

If your sister loves plants has a garden then cute décor for gardens will be good ones to gift. If she has less space or stays in flat, there are some beautiful hanging planters available nowadays. Click here to see the bestsellers in hanging baskets

I personally love the one below (you can click on the image to see more details 🙂

Appealing Rakhi gift for Bhaiya and Bhabhi:

Raksha bandhan is a festival when you can convey to brother and sister-in-law that they are special and close to your heart. This festival not only strengthen the brother sister bond but also brings the whole family together and build up their bond.

It is an occasion when you can show your love and make them feel special with the perfects gift for them.

Clothing’s and apparels

You can surprise your Bhabhi and Bhaiya with combination clothing for couples.


Most elegant and stylish gift of all times is a couple watch for your Bhaiya and Bhabhi. Present them their favourite brand of watch enclosed with your love.

Weekend getaway

If they are newlywed then a romantic retreat will be a picture-perfect gift for them. Book a nice holiday for them and let them spent time with each other and enjoy.


A pleasant fragrance by no means fails to amaze someone. You can buy a set of perfumes you get as pair- for men and women. Nowadays most of the brands offer pairs perfumes for such occasion, several options are available online too.

Photo frames

You can chose photo frames from wide varieties of option from traditional to trendy ones. You can surprise them by framing their pictures and gift it them.


You can even make a collage of wedding picture or any other together, frame it in a custom-made collage and then gift them on Rakha Bandhan.


It is the most essential thing for every household. You can decide from the vast options available online or offline such as gold and silver plated bowls, tea cups and saucers as they can also be used for home ornamentation.

There are countless number of options available online these days and you can select them based on your choice, requirement and budget. Several websites offer the service of same day delivery and express delivery of gift for outstation also.

I personally loved these unique coasters

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Mom of an active energetic kiddo who is going to be 4. Love writing about what I learn during my journey of mommyhood. Love gardening and reading books

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