Wedding Anniversaries: Traditional & Modern Gift Ideas, From the 1st Anniversary through 60th

Ringing in another year of wedded bliss is definitely something to celebrate. As you reflect on another milestone you and your spouse made as a couple, it’s fun to keep the tradition alive with the common traditional and modern anniversary gift themes. 

10th Anniversary

Traditional: Tin/Aluminum
From barware to cufflinks, these traditional 10th anniversary gifts will commemorate your decade of marriage.

  • Pewter mint julep cup: Enjoy mint juleps in the traditional serving cup. When not used for your favorite cocktail, fill with flowers for lovely tabletop décor.
  • Aluminum cufflinks are great for everyday use. Get them engraved with a monogram or special message.
  • An engraved aluminum sign is perfect to display inside the favorite room in your house. 
  • For a more fun, casual look, opt for a pair of dime coin cufflinks from the year you two got married.
  • A customized license plate sign is a creative, handmade piece of art that will commemorate your decade together. 

pewter tin
Photo courtesy of Sur La Table

Modern: Diamond Jewelry
Being married for 10 years is certainly a milestone, and you can’t go wrong with diamond jewelry. Plus, diamonds aren’t just a girl’s best friend; they’re perfect for your husband or wife on your 10-year-anniversary.

  • A diamond anniversary band is a lovely way to commemorate a whole decade of marriage.
  • Diamond earrings are a timeless gift, and something he or she will have forever.
  • A diamond men’s watch will be a staple in his wardrobe, whether for special occasions or everyday wear.
  • Keep it simple yet sophisticated with a diamond pendant necklace.
  • For a more subtle gift, opt for a diamond money clip for him. 

diamond watch
Photo courtesy of Macy's

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