Anniversary Gift Ideas

Modern and Traditional Anniversary Gift Ideas

Posted by Liz Taylor Jul 17, 2012

I celebrated my third wedding anniversary this month with my best friend, Sam. I had the hardest time finding a gift for him and decided to compile a list of traditional and modern gifts to make it easier on myself over the next several years. Here’s an easy reference guide:

1st Wedding Anniversary: Traditional- Paper; Modern- Clock

2nd Wedding Anniversary: Traditional- Cotton; Modern- China

3rd Wedding Anniversary: Traditional- Leather; Modern- Crystal

4th Wedding Anniversary: Traditional- Fruit or Flowers; Modern- Appliances

5th Wedding Anniversary: Traditional- Wood; Modern- Silverware

6th Wedding Anniversary: Traditional- Candy or Iron; Modern- Wood

7th Wedding Anniversary: Traditional- Wool or Copper; Modern- Desk Sets

8th Wedding Anniversary: Traditional- Bronze or Pottery; Modern- Linens or Lace

9th Wedding Anniversary: Traditional- Pottery and Willow; Modern- Leather

10th Wedding Anniversary: Traditional- Tin or Aluminum; Modern- Diamond Jewelry

11th Wedding Anniversary: Traditional- Steel; Modern- Fashion Jewelry

12th Wedding Anniversary: Traditional- Silk or Linen; Modern- Pearls

13th Wedding Anniversary: Traditional- Lace; Modern- Textiles or Furs

14th Wedding Anniversary: Traditional- Ivory; Modern- Gold Jewelry

15th Wedding Anniversary: Traditional- Crystal; Modern- Watches

16th Wedding Anniversary: Traditional and Modern- Silver Hollowware

17th Wedding Anniversary: Traditional and Modern- Furniture

18th Wedding Anniversary: Traditional and Modern- Porcelain

19th Wedding Anniversary: Traditional and Modern- Bronze

20th Wedding Anniversary: Traditional- China; Modern- Platinum

21st Wedding Anniversary: Traditional and Modern- Brass or Nickel

22nd Wedding Anniversary: Traditional and Modern- Copper

23rd Wedding Anniversary: Traditional and Modern- Silver Plate

24th Wedding Anniversary: Traditional and Modern- Musical Instrument

25th Wedding Anniversary: Traditional and Modern- Silver

26th Wedding Anniversary: Traditional and Modern- Original Pictures

27th Wedding Anniversary: Traditional and Modern- Sculpture

28th Wedding Anniversary: Traditional and Modern- Orchids

29th Wedding Anniversary: Traditional and Modern- Furniture

30th Wedding Anniversary: Traditional- Pearl; Modern- Diamond

Congratulations on another year!

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