random gifts for specific people

An envelope full of stars by Moe Tsukada at Spoon and Tamago — 'tiny holes are pierced into the envelope, creating an astronomically accurate depiction of the heavenly bodies. A double-layered mechanism allows for light to filter in, which illuminates the inside of the envelope.'

Renaud Sauvé wave brush (or pen) rest.

History by the meter measuring stick and timeline.

hitohito winter candles (there's also spring, summer, and autumn, not to mention candle stands).

W.G. Sebald, The Emigrants (first edition).

And in the greater good category: a gift could help a stranger get out of medical debt, or support a family seeking asylum.