A silver tie clip is always a nice gift for a man who must wear a tie to work everyday. It's also a perfect gift for any man who, although he may not need a tie daily, he does need one occasionally for weddings, funerals and special occasions. Depending upon your budget and his lifestyle, you can find the tie bar that most suits him, whether it be a tie clip of pure sterling silver or simply a silver-toned tie clip. We have found five nice silver tie clips for men, and among them you are sure to find one that fits both your budget and your man.
Among Ralph Lauren's always elegant selection of clothing and accessories for men is his Sterling Tartan Tie Bar. The tie bar is embossed with a design reminiscent of Tartan plaid. It is 1-5/8 inch long and is shipped in a gift box that is lined with velvet and imprinted with the Ralph Lauren logo. Selling for $295, it is a gift that makes the unmistakable statement to a man that you want him to have the best.
To save about $175, but give the impression you spent a fortune, give your guy a sterling tie clip from Tiffany's. The golfer in your life will love the sterling golf club tie clip from Tiffany's, and it sells for only $120. The tie clip is 2 inches long.
An even less costly tie bar, but one that looks like it costs just as much or more than the Ralph Lauren tie bar, is the Engine-Turned Tie Bar from Brooks Brothers. This sterling silver tie bar has lines etched with an engine turn pattern with a place for up to three initials to be engraved in a monogram in the center. As expensive as this tie bar looks, it sells for only $95. The Brooks Brothers name always indicates high quality and exquisite taste, so it will still tell the man in your life you care, even if your budget won't allow you to buy the one from Ralph Lauren or Tiffany's.
For a medium priced sterling silver tie bar, J. Crew offers a sterling silver tie clip that has stripes etched along its length. The stripes add pattern and interest to dress up even the plainest of ties. The tie clip is 2 inches long and 3/16 inch wide. This tie bar from J. Crew sells for $68.
If sterling silver is just too expensive for your budget, you can find a nice silver tone tie clip at department stores like Kohls and Macy's for a fraction of the cost. One of the tie clips in Kohls selection is made by Chaps. The tie clip has a lattice design etched into its surface with endcaps on each end that are shiny silver so it can dress up even a plain tie. It looks classy and costs only $24. Macy's carries a Geoffrey Beene tie clip that is brushed rhodium. Its brushed surface is accented by two lines carved in each end of the bar. The Geoffrey Beene tie clip sells for $25.