The Best Gifts for a 2nd Wedding Anniversary 2020

Why Cotton for the Second Anniversary?

Cotton is the material which symbolises the second wedding anniversary, a celebration which is often overlooked, following the excitement of the first year. Cotton is a strong and flexible material, and can be seen to represent a couple beginning to “twine” together, the marriage itself becoming stronger after two years.

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Leather Wedding Anniversary Gifts

Three Years of Marriage

With the symbol for a third wedding anniversary being the material leather, you may be struggling for ideas, either for a couple about to celebrate or for something for your husband or wife. You may be surprised to learn just how many options there are, many of which can be personalised for an extra touch of thoughtfulness. Why not consider key rings, bound books, decorative ornaments, bags, bracelets or camera straps. You can even buy leather cards these days, or you could splash out on luggage or furniture. Here, I have suggested some of the best gift ideas for a leather anniversary, to suit all budgets and tastes.

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Bronze Wedding Anniversary Gift Ideas for a Unique Celebration

Why is Bronze the Symbol for the Eighth Anniversary?

As bronze is an amalgamation of tin and copper, so it can be seen that marriage is the joining of two people, who together are stronger. It represents the strength that has been achieved over eight years, combining time and perseverance. Bronze is said to have healing powers and can symbolise the healthy state of marriage, overcoming any challenges and obstacles by working together as a couple. As bronze today is mainly used for electrical connectors, it’s hardly the most romantic of materials!

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Wool Wedding Anniversary Gifts for a Special Couple

Wool Wedding Anniversary Gifts for a Special Couple

The approach of a full seven years of marriage can seem somewhat daunting, and in my conclusion to this article, you can find out why! Assuming, however, that all is well, and you are looking for wool wedding anniversary gifts for a special couple, then I have some ideas and suggestions for you. If you are not thrilled at the thought of giving a woollen gift, which can be seen as a little dull, then you have the option of flower and gemstone symbols for further inspiration. If you are looking for something unusual and undoubtedly memorable, then the afternoon tea experience as detailed below may well appeal.

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How to Celebrate a Wedding Anniversary

The third anniversary is symbolised by the stunning moonstone, which is found easily as a jewellery item, may be somewhat difficult to source as a more unusual gift. It belongs to the family of feldspars and can be found in a variety of colours including blue, green and yellow. The soft glowing sheen of the moonstone is actually called adularescence, with the rainbow variety being the most sought after.

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Sunflower Gift Ideas for a Third Anniversary

Sunflower Gift Ideas for a Third Anniversary

The sunflower is a favourite theme for decorating many items, making it easy to choose something appropriate and suitable, no matter what your budget or taste. The first thing that springs to my mind when thinking of sunflowers is the series of paintings by the Dutch artist Vincent van Gogh. Unfortunately, he is better known for severing his own ear and his psychotic episodes, culminating in his suicide at the age of 37. After that happy story, here are my favourite sunflower gift ideas for a third anniversary!

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A Review of Lily of the Valley Gifts

A Review of Lily of the Valley Gifts

One of the prettiest of flowers, lily of the valley symbolises the second wedding anniversary. It is a decorative feature on a variety of gifts. It is ideal for those who do not wish to purchase something made of cotton. Its sweet scent fragrances the woodlands of Asia and Europe during May and June. Lily of the valley represents abundance, innocence and purity. Although usually white, it is possible to find a pink variety.

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Egyptian Cotton Anniversary Gifts Ideas

Egyptian Cotton Gifts

Egyptian Cotton

Cotton from Egypt is the finest in the world and is available in many top-rated hotels and luxurious spas. It is always hand-picked, which is a guarantee of density and purity, combined with strength and softness. The thread count is an indication of its quality and ranges from 120 to 1000.

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Find Cotton Wedding Anniversary Ideas for All Budgets

Find Cotton Wedding Anniversary Ideas for All Budgets

With every passing year, wedding anniversaries require an appropriate gift for the happy couple. This age-old tradition can be a bit of a headache, particularly when there don’t appear to be any suitable, and yet romantic, gifts. Take the second anniversary for example, and you might be disappointed to find that cotton is the expected gift. Not exactly awe-inspiring is it? However, there is always something appropriate for all tastes and budgets. Don’t forget, each anniversary also has its own particular flower and gemstone too, opening up a world of ideas. Here are some cotton wedding anniversary ideas for all budgets.

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