Is your anniversary here again? Don’t know what to buy your better half? Maybe the
anniversary gift guide can help. The guide has been updated with a few gift ideas to make
your shopping a little easier.
1st Anniversary- The first anniversary is the year of paper.
Paper gifts are not as boring as one may think. It can be as simple as a handwritten poem
or as lavish as an airline ticket.
2nd Anniversary – The second anniversary is cotton.
A good cotton gift is clothing. Personalizing it makes it even more special. Nowadays you
can personalize just about anything.
3rd Anniversary- The third anniversary gift is leather.
Wallets and purses are nice leather gifts. There are also tins of leather items that can be
personalized as well. (Ex. Personalized leather bracelets or briefcases)
Linen is the fourth anniversary gift. Linen gifts include table linens and vacation linen
shirts also known as Guayaberas.
5th Anniversary- Wood is fifth anniversary gift. Gift ideas
range from gift baskets to furniture.
6th Anniversary- The sixth anniversary is iron. Iron
gifts include candleholders and metal rooster wall plaque.
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7th Anniversary- Depending on who you ask, the seven year anniversary is either copper or wool.
Cooper gifts include vases and bowls. Wool gifts include sweaters and scarves.
Anniversary- Bronze is the eighth anniversary gift. Bronze gifts can be anything from a
candleholder or vase to a trinket or memorable keepsake being bronzed.
Pottery is the ninth anniversary. Sculptures, vases and bowls are the most common of these
gifts. A great gift idea would be to enjoy a pottery class together.
10th Anniversary- Tin
or Aluminum is the gifts for 10 years of bliss. Jewelry boxes or tin gift containers filled
with goodies make great tin/aluminum gifts. Gift basket containers would be a great to
incorporate tin or aluminum.
11th Anniversary- Eleven years of marriage equal a gift of
Steel. Gifts can be anything from a stainless steel watch or pendant to stainless kitchen
12th Anniversary- Silk is the twelfth anniversary gift. Silk pajamas and sheets
are a wonderful gift. Robes and clothing are also great.
13th Anniversary- The thirteenth
anniversary is that of Lace. This anniversary gift’s element is more for the ladies. Lace
table linens, hankies and nightgowns are wonderful gifts of lace.
14th Anniversary- Ivory is
the gift fourteen years of marriage. Imagination is important for this gift giving year. An
ivory broche is a worldly gift for your wife and if your husband is open to anything, try
an ivory elephant tusk. Not likely huh? How about Ivory soap?
At least I tried.
15th Anniversary – Fifteen years of wedded bliss earn you Crystal.
Swarovski Crystals set in a pendant, watch or other piece of jewelry is a nice idea. For
the simple folk, a crystal vase or personalized champagne flutes add that touch of romance.
20th Anniversary- Twentieth Anniversary is the gift of China. That is pretty self
25th Anniversary- Twenty five years of marriage is also known as The Silver
Anniversary. Silver jewelry or nice jewelry boxes are always safe bets.
Pearl is the gift of a thirty year anniversary. Pearls can be given as a necklace or placed
in a ring.
35th Anniversary- Coral or Jade is the gifts for this anniversary. You can find
coral gifts such as vases, sculptures, trays or games made or coral. Jade gifts are usually
jewelry like bracelets and earrings.
40th Anniversary- The fortieth year anniversary gift is
Ruby. Like many of the gifts, jewelry is a good gift.
45th Anniversary- Sapphires represent
forty years of marriage.
50th Anniversary- The Golden Anniversary is among one of the well known. Gold gifts
can be anything from jewelry to golden vases, cups, frames, figurines and other trinkets.
55th Anniversary- Emeralds are the gifts of this year. Jewelry is a common gift.
Anniversary- Sixty years of being married most certainly deserves Diamonds. What could be
better than diamond jewelry?
65th Anniversary- Blue Sapphires are the gifts of this year.
Once again jewelry is appropriate…it’s deserved!
70th Anniversary- Platinum gifts are
representative of seventy platinum years of marriage.
Platinum gifts include jewelry, music boxes, figurines and gift boxes.
Once again Diamond is the gift of choice. After seventy five years of marriage, it is most
certainly deserving. Best gift…Jewelry!
80th Anniversary- Oak represents eighty years of
marriage. If you have been married eighty years than you marriage is stronger than oak.
Nevertheless a fantastic oak gift is Oak Home! If you can’t afford it, there are tons of
handmade oak gifts such as furniture, wall shelves and many more.
Flowers and gift baskets
are great gift ideas for those of the more modern times, no matter which anniversary you