10 Fabulous gifts, $500 to $1000

Sep 21, 2010 at 6:26 p.m. ET

Whether you are shopping for the gourmet or the adventurer in your life, these gifts have something for everyone. Check out these gift ideas, ranging between $500 and $1000.

Nikon camera

Kosrae Village Adventure Package, $936, – How about a fabulous vacation to an eco-village in Micronesia where you hike around rainforests to get to archaeological ruins or kayak, snorkel, and more? A week-long vacation can be had for just under $1,000. Enchanting isn't it? Other packages are available for under $500 as well.

Vitamix Pro Series 500, $599, – A blender? Yes, but a Vitamix is not just a blender, it's the gold standard; what every cook and foodie wants in their arsenal.

Jorg Gray watch, $795, – Jorg Gray watches have been spotted on everyone from President Barack Obama to William Shatner, so why not your guy, too? This beautiful, classy but sporty timepiece comes with either a calf leather strap or a solid stainless steel band. The lens is a domed sapphire crystal.

iPad, starts at $499,– It's thin, it's light, and it's cool. But it's also super powerful; the iPad can take you from email to the web to watching movies...all with a couple of taps of a finger. Sweet.

Nikon® D3100, $699.95, – This camera is perfect for the person who really wants to understand and use a dSLR. It has a special built-in "Guide Mode" that offers sample images and instructions to teach photography and build confidence in users. Plus, it can also shoot HD video at 1080p.

Kristin Embossed Python Pleated Satchel, $598, – Now, this is a bag. It's big enough to carry everything you need, but totally sleek and elegant with embossed leather and enameled hardware. Plus, it has spaces inside for your cell and everything else. Lovely.

Paterson White Bench/Panel/Wheat Cushion, $547.95,  – Classic. This white bench, complete with an attached panel/coat hanger and a mirror, is perfect for the entryway of a country home. Also available in black.

High-Minded Changelier, $998 – This airy chandelier really is something special. Made from recycled encyclopedia pages and iron, it will light up the room with conversation. Perfect for eco-lovers and art fanatics.

Tiffany Sparklers Citrine Cocktail Ring, $800 – This classic emerald-cut ring is classic. It's a statement piece for women who love great design.

KitchenAid® Professional 610 Bowl Lift Stand Mixer, $499.99 – This 14-cup capacity stand mixer can mash up to eight pounds of potatoes at once. With 10-speeds and all the necessary accouterments, this mixer is perfect for those who adore baking and creating in the kitchen.