Apparently, the first mention of the precious gifts can be attributed to the New Testament time. What is surprising, at the very beginning of our era prepodnoshenie gifts fulfilled likely social problems to which attributed worship leaders, decorating their clothing made of precious metals with precious stones. Similarly, in ancient Rome, do not forget to exchange gifts on the eve of New Year holidays. Of course, in those days gifts were not very familiar to us the form: a few sprigs of laurel from the sacred groves, grain alcohol. Presents decided to present voluntarily, although history knows rulers who were forced to force their subjects give gifts in the New Year's Day. During the reign of Emperor Caligula gifts, which he believed did not comply with its status as subject to ridicule. Even Henry iii to impose penalties to those merchants whose monies presented to him as a gift, seemed to him miserable.
In the Middle Ages, when religion becomes paramount, eliminate the old traditions of gifts. However, solicitation of gifts and the church found justification. Nowadays, people are given gifts to express gratitude and their attitude towards any particular person. As a general rule, gifts are presented as an apology, encouraging or motivating employee, congratulations to any important date, expressions of respect. But be careful when choosing a gift: for example, for Muslims, pork is forbidden, therefore, presenting clothes from pig skin, you can not only pleasure, but to offend a person. The same situation exists in India, but there are cows sacred animals.
So that products from cow skin should be immediately deleted from the list. When choosing a gift should be special attention paid to product quality. It is not necessary to save on quality, but to give luxury expensive gifts, too, should not, as such things can cause a feeling of 'debtor' in front of you. I hope you will help our tips and you make the right gift and deliver positive emotions beloved or respected person.