Ganesh idols and many variations of it are often sported my women in the form of jewellery. All jewellery stores have varieties of Ganesh designs as pendantring and necklaces. Also it is a very auspicious gift to give.
No puja is started without the Ganesh Vandana hym which is basically invoking him before starting the ceremony. Similarly before starting anything new like a new job or business it is auspicious to remember and thank Lord Ganesh.
When a baby is born he or she is gifted a bal (baby) Ganesh idol to bless it with prosperity and divinity for a healthy and long life.
In the Â same respect Ganesh is a beautiful and appropriate to gift to someone who has just moved in to a new house. It is a symbol of divinity and new life.
According to Hindu customs, Lord Ganesh is evoked before starting any puja. Ganesh is called before beginning anything new. Thus it is often found either right outside or at the entrance of houses as it marks the start of a beautiful and peaceful journey.
An idol of Ganesh made in silver or gold features as a very good gift at weddings as this god marks the start of new beginnings.
Ganesh gold coins are gifted on religious occasions to family and other members. They are also gifted during weddings and other important occasions.