It is so important for women to feel loved and cherished by their husbands, and to know that everything that they are doing for their families is appreciated. Wedding anniversaries are appropriate occasions for men to express what they feel for their ladies, and they are perfect occasions for families to be reunited in celebration, and strengthen the bond that they share.
I am sure you often feel so disoriented when it comes for choosing a gift for your wife, because you want it both to fit her tastes and necessities, and to express your feelings for her.
Well, for wedding anniversaries, making the choice about the gift for her should be easier, because there are some things that you can consider when deciding.
According to the material (or theme, as they call it) associated to every year of marriage, we can choose our gifts for our beloved ones. The best is to try and match the anniversary theme with her tastes. Let's see some examples in some milestone anniversaries.
The first wedding anniversary, for instance, is associated to paper as its traditional symbol. You can consider looking for the latest book of her favorite contemporary writer, to offer her on this special day, or purchase two tickets to take her to her favorite band concert. As a modern gift (clocks is the 1st anniversary modern theme), look for a wall clock, mantle clock, cuckoo clock, etc. that you consider that best matches her personality, that is if you think a clock would make a perfect first anniversary gift for her.
In case it is your fifth wedding anniversary that you are about to celebrate, then take wood (traditional theme) as the inspiration of your gift for her: a wooden desk set, a rocking chair, or try purchasing the new furniture she has long wanted for her kitchen, bedroom, living room, etc. Or, the contemporary alternative to the traditional wood on a fifth anniversary is silverware, which can be a great option of gift for her.
The tenth wedding anniversary comes with tin or aluminum in the traditional way. She might enjoy an aluminum piece of jewelry, or some cookware for her kitchen. At the same time, there is the diamond jewelry alternative of gifts as the modern way of saying 'I love and cherish you' on the tenth anniversary.
There is no doubt that you know that the biggest milestone anniversaries are the twenty-fifth and fiftieth, which are celebrated with silver, respectively gold. Choose a silver/golden piece of jewelry for her, and it would most certainly make her day and anniversary.