The 6th wedding anniversary is traditionally known as the candy or iron anniversary, and in modern times, is called the wood anniversary. People will often buy gifts of candy, iron or wood for their spouse on this anniversary.
A gift of iron on for the 6th anniversary represents the strength of the of the marriage, while candy represents its sweetness. Wood is a more modern representation, and symbolizes that the relationship is solid. Gift ideas for the 6th anniversary include a box of chocolates, an iron weatherwane and a wooden jewelry box. Couples can spend the day planting a tree or making homemade candy.
The 6th anniversary is also represented by the colors turquoise, purple and white and by the gemstones turquoise and amethyst. The Calla lily is the flower for the 6th anniversary, and represents beauty.