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Father’s Day gift ideas for the guys in your life


The third Sunday in June is reserved for celebrating dads. Wondering what to get for the husband, father, grandfather, or father-in-law in your life? Theresa Murphy, owner of the Joliet-based Newstar Jewelers, has you covered. She offers these gift ideas for the holiday, which this year falls on Sunday, June 21:

1. Wristwatch

Want to get the guy in your life something timeless?

“Watches are always a popular choice for dads,” Murphy said.

At Newstar Jewelers, you’ll find an exquisite line of stylish timepieces by designers including Movado and Bulova from which to choose.

“Both companies have a selection of dressy and casual watches,” Murphy said.

2. Money clips

Help your favorite guy ditch the bulky wallet with a money clip. Both functional and unique, the accessory can be used year-round.

Newstar Jewelers carries them in the M-Clip brand.

“They come in a variety of designs and colors,” Murphy said.

3. Jewelry

Wow the guy in your life with the gift of jewelry.

“Stainless steel bracelets and necklaces are popular,” Murphy said.

Many choose to adorn the necklaces with a dog tag or cross.

“Any of these can be personalized with a child's name or a short sentiment,” Murphy said.

4. Drinkware

Does your dad like to kick back with a pint of beer? Or is a tumbler of whiskey more his speed? Custom glassware makes an excellent Father's Day gift for any of the men in your life.

Newstar has an array of Waterford and “Waterford Crystal has several options, from shot glasses to beer glasses to whiskey tumblers,” Murphy said.

Newstar Jewelers : 2417 W Jefferson Street : Joliet, IL 60435 : 815.741.8502 :