Angelina Jolie Gives Brad Pitt an Olive Tree for Valentine's Day

Last Updated Feb 9, 2011 4:01 PM EST

Planning to give chocolates, flowers, or jewelry for Valentine's Day? While there's nothing wrong with that, why not up your game this year by showing a little originality? Take a page from Angelina Jolie's book, for example — she got Brad Pitt an olive tree to celebrate their relationship.

Here at MoneyWatch, we already know that the most important gift you can give is happiness, and we have a soft spot for cashmere socks. But for those looking for something with a bit more pizzazz, or just Valentine's eye candy, we offer the following inspiration:

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Olive Tree

  • Given to: Brad Pitt
  • From: Angelina Jolie
  • When: 2010
  • Estimated Value: $18,500

The Academy Award-winning actress reportedly bought her A-list hubby a 200-year-old olive tree last Valentine’s Day as a symbol of their love for one another. (Or she might have just been making a Valentine’s Day knock-knock joke ... Olive You!)

The olive tree, which represents peace and goodwill, is said to be planted at their $60 million estate in the south of France.

PHOTO: Georges Biard

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