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The beginning of a relationship is often fun and exciting, but it also comes with new territory, like how to celebrate your first Valentine's Day together. On a day as important as this one, you definitely want to show your new partner some love without going too over the top, and it can be tricky to find the right balance. Luckily, we can help. Let's look at some no-fail Valentine's Day gifts for when you've been dating a few short months or are still defining your relationship.

Setting a budget

Oh, the big question — how much should you spend on your new valentine? It all depends on where you are in the relationship. During the first several weeks together, new couples are typically busy getting to know each other. No matter how smitten you may be, it's generally best to show some restraint when deciding what to buy. If you're only a few weeks into your relationship, it's probably best to cap your budget at $50-$100.

Now, what if you're at the three- to six-month mark? At this stage, couples usually feel confident enough in their footing to purchase more expensive, personalized gifts. Still, it's probably a little presumptuous to invest in a two-carat diamond ring or tickets to Bermuda. But a meaningful piece of birthstone jewelry that costs a few hundred dollars? That sounds perfect.

At six months to a year, you are generally free to go a little crazy if you're confident in your feelings. At this point, anything is possible if it fits within your personal budget.

Gift ideas for him

Jewelry has become a fashion staple for modern men. This is great news for gift-givers, because there are so many jewelry options for men at every price point. If you're still feeling things out, you can surprise him with a stylish braided, stainless steel or Tungsten bracelet for less than $300. Or, if you're feeling that confidence, splurge on a meaningful diamond cross pendant, sophisticated Savonnette brass pocket watch or lustrous gold chain necklace.

Since relationships progress at their own pace, you don't have to feel confined by rules. If it feels right, it probably is!

Jewelry ideas for her

A beautiful piece of jewelry is a great way to show how much you care, but how do you keep from going too far? If it's been a few weeks, it might be best to err on the side of caution. Still, that doesn't mean you can't strive to make them feel special.

From delicate earrings to stylish charm bracelets, there are plenty of gifting options that strike a moderate chord. If you feel a bit more confident in how things are progressing, consider a stylish but understated pendant or bracelet with their birthstone. After a handful of months, if things are feeling oh-so-right, you're probably perfectly safe splurging on a pair of diamond studs, a glittering tennis bracelet or (dare we say it?) a ring that signals long-term intent!

Ideas for anyone

Whatever your relationship status, Helzberg Diamonds has Valentine's gifts for new couples at every price point. Whether you want to blow them away or subtly show them how much you care, our attentive jewelry consultants can help you choose the perfect Valentine's Day gift for the object of your affection.

Looking for the right gift for any occasion? Shop gifts for everyone at Helzberg.