anything kept, or given to be kept, as a token of friendship or affection; remembrance.

1780–90; keep (v.) + sake1

souvenir, memento, token. Unabridged
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keepsake (ˈkiːpˌseɪk)
a gift that evokes memories of a person or event with which it is associated

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Example sentences
The result is a one-of-a-kind keepsake with more personality that would be
  possible from a piece of manufactured ceramic.
Baker steps down into the crowd, now a sea of limbs holding digital cameras and
  angling for a keepsake shot.
It was encircled by diamonds and meant as a keepsake that he could have by him
  constantly during his years of lonely exile.
The book comes in a keepsake box with a small elf figurine.
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