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When your loved ones are celebrating a wedding anniversary milestone, you want to show how much you care with a special gift. But following the traditional anniversary gift guidance, it can be difficult to find something that symbolizes their love and also fits the traditional theme for that year. That's where our thoughtfully curated gift guide comes in. What we give to them does not need to be expensive, but it should be meaningful. For instance, paper represents their first year, and although you may be tempted to send a card, consider a romantic cookbook so they can create wonderful dishes together for some quality time or perhaps a handwritten customized song just for them.
The following years, such as wood for five years, wax for 16, and coral for 35, can be challenging, but we can help. Consider an etched cutting board from Oprah's Favorite Things that's functional as well as beautiful, a wax seal stamp to mail love letters to each other, or perhaps a coral letter opener to signify their love.
When you hit the golden years, it can be hard to swallow the cost of rubies and diamonds, which is why we've selected some cheeky gifts that symbolize these rare gems, as well as some that are attainable after 60 years of marriage. After all, your loved ones deserve the best you can offer. Don't worry; we've made it easy and have done the research for you so you can add-to-cart and write the card.
Emma is a New York-based writer focused on beauty, lifestyle, and fashion. When she's not scribbling novel ideas (pun intended), she's off performing on Broadway and recording movie scores as a Juilliard-trained violinist. Her bylines have appeared in Rolling Stone, Parents, InStyle, The Everygirl, and well, you get the idea.
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