Years ago one of my nephews made me this wonderful embossed Mickey Mouse out of copper plating:
When people in your life learn that you like a certain thing, they generally fill your living space with articles pertaining to that thing. So, if you like cows, you’ll eventually have dozens of figurines of cows.
If you like Disney, it gets a bit easier for family and friends to buy you stuff, because the Mouse has produced so much merchandise. But when someone takes the time to personally make your something? That ‘thing’ becomes priceless!