If you know someone that is going to be celebrating an anniversary you may need to find an anniversary present for them. One option for purchasing an anniversary present it using the list of traditional anniversary gifts, no one is really sure where the list of traditional anniversary presents came from. Some feel that the list has evolved over time; there is also a more modern version of the list that has evolved by many still go with the traditional list. As you will see when you review the list the items for the least amount of years are more readily available and as the years go on so does the value and rarity of the gift.
Purchasing an anniversary present from the list of traditional anniversary gifts is a great way to begin. As an example of how you can utilize the list we will discuss some options for the paper anniversary, which is the first anniversary. You could by your loved one a first edition copy of their favorite book, or perhaps tickets to a show or some other event they would enjoy. The ways that you can stick to the tradition but be creative as well are endless.
Some of the items on the list of traditional anniversary gifts lend themselves well to jewelry but that is not always required. Some of the items that might make good jewelry anniversary presents gifts are Silver, pearls, coral, ruby, sapphire, emerald and diamond. But don't feel trapped into purchasing jewelry feel free to use your creativity to use these items in a new way as an anniversary present.
Here is the list of traditional anniversary gifts:
Fourth: Fruit or Flowers
Sixth: Candy or Iron
Seventh: Wool or Copper
Eight Bronze or Pottery
Twelfth: Silk or Linen
Finding just the right item for your loved on for an anniversary present may be difficult but there are plenty of resources available to use on the internet to assist. There are some websites that specialize in selling a variety of gifts that fit into the categories that for each year anniversary.
As you progress with your relationship and your marriage it may become easier and easier to choose an anniversary present because you will know you spouse so well. They will surely appreciate the gifts that you choose for them as an anniversary present.
Go Back to Section Category Listing