Ah, sweet love. When the vows are over and those wedding gifts are put away, a new life begins for two people who have committed themselves to each other for life. This life, and this love, should be celebrated every year. There will be thick and thin, and of course good and bad, and the anniversary is a day to remember all of the reasons these two people chose each other to begin with. These anniversary celebrations can reflect the relationship with your partner; your children who expanded your family by one (or possibly, eventually more!), or even a sibling or friend.
When choosing the perfect gift to commemorate a favorite couple, or your partner themselves, there are a few things to think about. There are gifts that reflect your love for someone and that don’t have to follow conventional norms. These are just great gifts that will be loved. There are also modern and traditional themes for anniversary gifts, with each year representing a different type of gift that was, at some time in the past, deemed appropriate for this passing year. Of course, the milestone anniversaries – 5, 10, 25 or even 50 years, all deserve extra special attention.
No matter the direction you go in, the fact that you remembered this date and celebrated with a gift will be remembered and felt for the year to come. To help you in your anniversary gifting, we’ve compiled a few special gifts that we hope will bring out only the sweetest of memories, and bring the pair even closer together.
Choose from Papier’s wide range of designs to create a special stationary piece for the couple’s first anniversary. For thank you notes, party invitations, or just for leaving each other sweet love memos around the house.
A popular wedding gift, this gorgeous celebration bowl is a stunning addition to any home, and a daily reminder of the couple’s ever growing love.
Appliances? For a 4th year anniversary gift? We don’t know, we promise we didn’t make these up. All we do know is that we would be thrilled to receive the most aesthetically pleasing blenders on the market, anniversary or not. Think of it as a 4-year extension to their wedding registry.
GRACE ROSE FARM
These two dozen heirloom roses will exude love at first sight with their old-fashioned elegance. Cut-to-order from a couple’s California rose farm, to a couple’s wedding anniversary.
Not just any cheese board, this maple board includes a groove to hold cheese’s other half…crackers! Opt to have it monogrammed, and pair with wine and cheese for a romantic evening of dégustation.
This may not mean much to some, but to taco fans, this one can hit the spot (especially if you spent your first date bonding over Mexican food). Talk about a thoughtful gift, great for date nights!
Hand-casted petals create a stunning floral display on these luxe napkin rings, serving as a reminder of the couple’s blooming love for one another.
The perfect 10 year anniversary gift for your spouse, this personalized sound wave art printed on brushed aluminum is a unique and memorable way to convey your personal message or wedding song.
Crystal is in fact one of the most precious materials out there, and this dreamy necklace is sure to remind your sweetheart who is the most precious in your eyes.
This fine porcelain dessert plate accented with 24k gold is a gift that won’t go unnoticed. Its fresh matcha hue is often associated with renewal (of love, that is), and will pair perfectly with a yummy sweet to share.
Inspired by Frank Gehry’s Las Vegas architectural masterpiece, these chic everyday earrings crafted from sterling silver and 14K gold is the perfect gift to remind her that she has your heart.
MONICA RICH KOSANN
Inspired by vintage hand engraved cigarette cases and compacts, this sterling silver floral folding image case is a charming way to showcase your marriage’s sweetest photographic memories.
Designed in collaboration with Brooklyn-based sculptor and designer Simone Bodmer-Turner, these one-of-a-kind earrings were handmade in NYC using freshwater pearls. A gift as unique as its wearer.
This gorgeous seaside-inspired shaker makes for a wonderful gift to mark the occasion. Pair it with a nice bottle of their favorite liquor, or make it into a set by gifting the entire Mother of Pearl Mosaic barware collection.
The beauty of this gift starts with the gorgeous packaging. And it certainly won’t fail to please once opened to reveal a cultured freshwater pearl framed by sterling silver beading finished on a versatile link necklace with sterling silver Caviar beaded stations.
VIRGIN EXPERIENCE GIFTS
Whether the couple’s already in the area or planning a relaxing trip in the sunshine state, we can’t think of a better way to celebrate this milestone by exploring the world’s 3rd largest living coral reef in all its splendor with a this awe-inspiring Reef Snorkeling Tour!
THE METAL FOUNDRY
Skilfully handmade in the UK, cast in solid aluminum and finished in a beautiful, brilliant blue for a sophisticated nod to its namesake gemstone, this is one impeccably designed 45th Wedding Anniversary gift.
Handmade of pure 14k yellow gold, this delicate piece features two interlocked loops, symbolizing an unbreakable connection. A great way to mark the occasion without breaking the bank.
A bit of extravagance is surely fitting for a milestone such as this one. Influenced by Art Deco geometry, this architectural frame was meticulously handcrafted with 24K gold, satin lining, italian leather and suede, perfect to display a photographic memory of rich significance.
Handmade with love in Los Angeles, this sweetheart bracelet is sweet yet subtle, with its delicate hearts shimmering on a triple stack of faceted gold bead chain. An effortless addition to your honey’s wrist.
Pop the champagne! Because this one is a big one. These two unique mini masterpieces were hand-blown by the world-class Venetian glassmaker Salviati, fashioned from festive yellow and green shades of glass.
GO AHEAD TOURS
Experience an anniversary like no other by adventuring through the Emerald Isle. Green landscapes, welcoming cities, and some of the world’s richest and most ancient culture awaits.
STONE AND STRAND
More than 20 times rarer than diamond, the emerald stone with its distinctly vivid green color is also one of the world’s most admired gems out there, making this gift just that much more significant.
A tribute to the spirit of the sea, these sterling silver and black diamond designs reimagine the nautical equipment that has guided sailors for centuries. A beautiful gift for your sea lover.
STONE AND STRAND
Surely, a diamond ring after 60 years is an appropriate gift for your SO. This stunning piece is made up of solid 14k yellow gold, and ethically sourced diamonds. Guaranteed to blow her away.
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