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There you are, a week away from your anniversary and you have no clue what you’re going to get your awesome spouse. You rack your brain, but you’ve already exhausted all your clever gift ideas on birthday’s, Christmas and Valentine’s Day. I know, I ‘ve been there.
So I decided to do some research to find out what your “supposed” to get your spouse for every anniversary milestone. Below is a list by year what the Traditional Theme gifts are and what the Modern Theme gifts are. However, you’ll notice that some anniversaries overlap in terms of the type of gifts for each theme. But this should be a pretty great start for you to get some ideas for the love of your life.
Gift Idea – Traditional
Gift Idea – Modern
|1st Year||Paper||Clocks||Wedding Book||Grandfather clock|
|2nd Year||Cotton||China||Egyptian Cotton Sheets||China Dessert Plate|
|3rd Year||Leather||Crystal/Glass||For Him||For Her||Crystal Bar Set|
|4th Year||Fruit/Flowers; Linen/Silk||Appliances (electrical)||Wine Basket||Flowers||Pressure Cooker|
|5th Year||Wood||Silverware||Wood Cutting Board||Silverware|
|6th Year||Iron||Wood||Iron Sculpture||Wood Heart Sculpture|
|7th Year||Copper||Brass; Desk Sets||Copper Tea Kettle||Desk Set|
|8th Year||Bronze; Pottery||Linen; Lace||Bronze Anny Keychain||Linen Dinner Napkins|
|9th Year||Pottery/China||Leather||Pottery Wheel||For Him||For Her|
|Tin/Aluminum||Diamond Jewelry||For Him||For Her||Diamond Studs|
|11th Year||Steel||Fashion Jewelry; Accessories||Pin Sculpture||For Him||For Her|
|12th Year||Silk; Home Décor||Pearls||Bonsai Light||For Him||For Her|
|13th Year||Lace||Textiles; Furs||Lingerie||Textile Ideas|
|14th Year||Ivory (now banned)||Gold Jewelry||Gold Chain for Him||Gold Bracelet for Her|
|Crystal||Watches||Crystal Money Tree||Watch for Him||Watch for Her|
|17th Year||Furniture||Patio Furniture|
|18th Year||Porcelain||Porcelain Serving Bowl|
|19th Year||Bronze||Bronze Sculpture|
|China||Platinum||China Cabinet||Platinum Tie Clip and Cufflinks||Platinum Bracelet for Her|
|21st Year||Brass; Nickel||Brass Dice Set|
|22nd Year||Copper||Copper Drinking Mugs|
|23rd Year||Silver Plate||Silver Plate|
|24th Year||Musical Instruments||Everyone Needs more Cowbell!|
|Silver||Sterling Silver||Silver Coin||Sterling Silver Personalized Necklace|
|26th Year||Pictures||Get a Couples Picture professionally done.|
|28th Year||Orchids||Orchid flowers|
|29th Year||New Furniture||Time for a new bed?|
|Pearl||Diamond||For Him||For Her||For Him||For Her|
|31st Year||Timepieces||Fun Timepiece||Decorative Timepiece|
|32nd Year||Conveyances||Airline Tickets|
|33rd Year||Amethyst||For Him||For Her|
|34th Year||Opal||Cufflinks||Opal Earrings|
|Coral||Jade||Coral Decoration||Jade Bonsai|
|Ruby||Ruby||For Him||For Her|
|Sapphire||Sapphire||For Him||For Her|
|50th Year||Gold||Gold||Gold Chain for Him||Gold Bracelet for Her|
|55th Year||Emerald||Emerald||For Him||For Her|
|60th Year||Diamond||Diamond||Diamond Studs|
|75th Year||Diamonds, gold||Diamonds, gold||For Him||For Her|
No matter what year you’re celebrating make it personal and your spouse will love it. How many years are you celebrating? What is the most creative gift you’ve ever got your spouse?
Be sure to save this to Pinterest so you can come back to it year after year.
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