1 Anniversary Gift idea for each wedding anniversary year.....

This simple website was created to list one gift idea for each major anniversary year. Just enough to get you started... Clicking the image will jump you to that gift. But it's only a starting point! We've got lots of other original, meaningful gift ideas for you, for each wedding anniversary year.

Many of these gift suggestions are interpretations of the traditional gift list and modern gift list. These lists have remained relatively unchanged over the decades. The beauty of these wedding anniversary gift lists, is they suggest a different material for each year of marriage. It gives you a starting point for choosing a gift, and ties it into tradition… If you decide to use these materials for your anniversary, be creative. The material can be the gift itself, or even the wrapping material...

As to the meanings behind these traditions, they’re open to speculation. In general, the gift material chosen for each successive wedding anniversary year seems to grow both in value and durability as the years progress. This seems especially so, for the major years of the traditional gift list. They have the most logical progression of materials and symbolism. Some milestone years are: 1st anniversary (paper), 5th anniversary (wood), 10th anniversary (tin), 25th anniversary (silver), and 50th anniversary (gold). There's a logic behind them symbolically, as anniversary gift materials gradually increase in durability, rarity, and value.

Some of the reasons behind the materials for the anniversary years in between, may take a bit more imagination. But all of the ideas from the modern gift list and traditional anniversary gift list, have been around for many years. They are as good a starting point as any, for coming up with clever anniversary gifts that will be remembered for years to come...

 

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