What Is the Traditional Gift for a Seventh Wedding Anniversary?

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The traditional gift for a seventh wedding anniversary is either copper or wool. Some suggestions for wool gifts are a scarf, sweater, rug or suit. Anyone choosing to give a copper gift could present his spouse with a vase, desk accessories, a clock or some artwork.

Gifts for specific wedding anniversaries date back to the Holy Roman Empire. Husbands often gave their wives a silver wreath for the 25th anniversary and a golden wreath for the 50th anniversary, to be worn as a crown. With the rise of commercialism in the 1900s, many more anniversaries now have a type of gift associated with them.