Traditional Anniversary Gifts by Year

Posted on Friday, October 12th, 2018 at 6:43 am by Emily

Do you have an anniversary coming up? There’s no better gift than a thoughtfully chosen piece of jewelry. A sparkling pair of princess cut diamond stud earrings for her. A classic designer timepiece for him. An anniversary is a perfect time to add a classic piece to your jewelry wardrobe.

 

Additionally, it’s equally as thoughtful to pair your gift with a touch of tradition. If you’re not familiar with this anniversary gift tradition, here’s a breakdown on how you can incorporate this tradition into your gift. 

 

ANNIVERSARY GIFTS BY YEAR:

 

1ST YEAR: Paper

 

-          Handwritten letter

-          Framed printed photos

 

2ND YEAR: Cotton

 

-          Clothing

-          Personalized linens


3RD YEAR: Leather

 

-          Monogrammed suitcase or purse

-          Shoes


4TH YEAR: Fruit & Flowers, or Linen & Silk

 

-          Perfume or cologne 

-          Lingerie


5TH YEAR: Wood

 

-          Handmade sign

-          Furniture


6TH YEAR: Iron / Candy

 

-          Wedding vow sign

-          Chocolates


7TH YEAR: Wool/ Copper

 

-          Copper barware

-          Designer scarf


8TH YEAR: Bronze

 

-          Bronze plaque

-          Trip to a tropical island

 

9TH YEAR: Pottery

 

-          Kitchenware

-          Date night pottery class


10TH YEAR: Tin/ Aluminum

 

-          Plane tickets in a tin can

-          Jewelry wrapped in foil


11TH YEAR: Steel

 

-          Appliance upgrade

-          Unique handmade gift


12TH YEAR: Silk

 

-          Silk sheets

-          Lingerie


13TH YEAR: Lace

 

-          Wedding dress keepsake

-          Robe with lace detail


14TH YEAR: Ivory

 

-          Ivory-colored dishware

-          Watch with ivory detail


15TH YEAR: Crystal

 

-          Crystal barware

-          Personalized vase

 
20TH YEAR: China

 

-          Fine china set

-          Trip to China


25TH YEAR: Silver

 

-          Silver earrings

-          Silver diamond ring


30TH YEAR: Pearl

 

-          Pearl earrings

-          Pearl necklace


35TH YEAR: Coral

 

-          Tropical vacation

-          Coral-colored tie


40TH YEAR: Ruby
45TH YEAR: Sapphire
50TH YEAR: Gold
55TH YEAR: Emerald
60TH YEAR: Diamond

 

Naturally, we believe diamonds and gems should come in the form of jewelry!

 

If you’re ready to shop for an anniversary gift or engagement ring, our non-commissioned experts are ready to guide you to the perfect choice! Get started by scheduling a visit to the Padis Jewelry showroom.

 

Meta: Following tradition, these anniversary gifts are the perfect way to show your loved one your thoughtful side. Even better if it’s paired with a beautiful pair of diamond studs.



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