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Anniversary Gift Guide

Posted by TeamGifts | Posted in Gift product reviews | Posted on 21-05-2008


If you’re looking for an Anniversary Gift, why not base it on a traditional theme. Remember, if you can’t find a match a bottle of champagne and balloons always goes down a treat!

Year Traditional Theme Gift Ideas
1 Paper Cash, Gift Vouchers, Books.

(If you’re giving cash/vouchers, why not hide it in a book?)

2 Cotton Cotton Robes
3 Leather Leather Products, Wallets, Purses, Leather Clothing
4 Fruit/Flowers Fruit Baskets, Flowers
5 Wood House Ornaments, Furniture
6 Candy/Iron Chocolate Gifts
7 Wool/Copper Clothing
8 Bronze/Pottery Bronze Jewellery, Home Pottery
9 Pottery/Wilow Pottery, Gift Baskets
10 Tin/Aluminum
11 Steel Stainless Steel BBQ Set
12 Silk/Linen Clothing, Bed Linen
13 Lace
14 Ivory
15 Crystal Crystal Gift Products
20 China
25 Silver Silverware Gifts, Jewellery
30 Pearls Jewellery
35 Coral
40 Ruby
45 Sapphire
50 Gold
55 Emerald
60 Diamond

If you’re wondering what are the origins of these traditional anniversary themes you may be surprised to hear they’re not actually that old! The partially come from medieval times when medieval Germany celebrated the 25th and 50th year of marriage with garlands made of silver (25th) or gold (50th).

But the remainder of the list, as we know it today, was first published by the American National Retail Jeweler Association in 1937.

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