Wedding Anniversary
Gifts by Year

Wedding Anniversary List of Milestones

Traditional Wedding Anniversary Gifts

Traditionally, each wedding anniversary milestone has a special gift associated with it; the value of each increases as the years go on to signify the strength of the marriage. Anniversary gifts such as cotton, linen, leather, and wood are symbolic for the first few years, and after the ten-year mark, precious metals and gemstones such as sapphire, gold and diamond are gifted.
Take a look at the table below for anniversary gifts by year from one to sixty.

1st: Paper
2nd: Cotton
3rd: Leather
4th: Linen, silk
5th: Wood
6th: Sugar
7th: Woollen
8th: Salt
9th: Copper
10th: Tin
15th: Crystal
20th: China
25th: Silver
30th: Pearl
35th: Coral
40th: Ruby
45th: Sapphire
50th: Gold
55th: Emerald
60th: Diamond

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Discover beautiful pieces to celebrate your special marriage milestone. From traditional anniversary gift ideas to unique jewellery pieces, find a present that they’ll treasure forever.

Men’s Anniversary Gifts

Wedding Anniversary Gifts for Him

Wow him on your special day with traditional or unique jewellery gifts. Show how much you care and find your husband something to cherish with these winning anniversary gift ideas for him, including luxury watches, gold chains, silver rings and cufflinks.

Women’s Anniversary Gifts

Wedding Anniversary Gifts for Her

Take your wife’s breath away with these perfect anniversary gift ideas for her, including glistening gemstones like ruby and emerald alongside precious metals like silver and gold. Find anniversary jewellery for her that she’ll treasure for years to come.

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