Amethyst and turquoise are the traditional sixth-anniversary gemstones, and the colors purple, turquoise and white can be incorporated into gifts. The traditional themes for a sixth anniversary are sugar and iron. The modern alternative is wood.Continue Reading
There are a range of sugar-themed gifts said to be designated for a sixth anniversary. A person can purchase a box of chocolates, designer cookies or personalized candies. A couple can also bake a dessert together or visit a candy store.
Iron gifts, also associated with the sixth anniversary, come in the forms of metal sculptures, cast iron cookware, or iron bookends. Jewelry made from materials such as tungsten or silver, which are similar in color to iron, is an appropriate gift for a wife, and a husband can be given an iron-grey watch. If one or both spouses are golf enthusiasts, iron golf clubs can be gifted.
Like sugar and iron, there are many wood-themed gifts for a sixth anniversary such as a wooden vase, a personalized wood picture frame or artisan wood furniture. A wood chess set or cigar humidor also work as gifts along with romantic wood sculptures or a wooden wall clock with a personalized message. Planting a tree is another way to the honor the wood theme, and the traditional and the modern can be combined by way of an engraved wood box full of chocolate.
Amethyst and turquoise rings, bracelets and earrings are all suitable sixth anniversary gifts, along with any item of clothing or other accessory that is purple, turquoise or white in color.Learn more about Anniversaries
Traditional gifts for the eighth anniversary are commonly associated with bronze or pottery, with more modern gifts involving linen or lace. The gemstones associated with the eighth anniversary are tourmaline and tanzanite, and the anniversary flower is the clematis. When giving an eighth anniversary gift, the present should reflect something of the couple and does not need to be made of any of the traditional materials.Full Answer >
There are several good anniversary gifts for husbands, including a personalized love story centered around the couple's relationship as well as a bucket list with unique ideas of ways in which couples can spend quality time together while trying something new, daring or exciting. Other gift ideas include taking the husband's favorite candy and wrapping individual pieces in love notes or treating him to his favorite dinner and dessert, even if it is simple.Full Answer >
Gifts for a 10-year anniversary traditionally comprise of items made from tin or aluminum, while modern anniversary gifts ideas include diamond jewelry and accessories, as of 2015. Sites like The Nest and About.com offer lists of 10th-anniversary gift ideas for both men and women.Full Answer >
Good one-year anniversary gifts for a boyfriend include engraved collar stays, beer, funny t-shirts, sand cufflinks and a world map. Choosing the best gift depends on the boyfriend's personality. The best anniversary gifts are both romantic and unique without seeming overly corny or completely strange.Full Answer >