Anniversary and Milestone Guide

Not sure what to do for that special occasion? Use the traditional and modern suggestions as a guide to finding that perfect gift to celebrate the milestone.

Traditional Anniversary Gifts

Year Gift Suggestion Year Gift Suggestion
1st Paper 20th China
2nd Cotton 24th Opal
3rd Leather 25th Silver
4th Linen and Silk 30th Pearl
5th Wood 35th Coral or Jade
6th Iron 40th Ruby
7th Wool or Copper 45th Sapphire
8th Bronze 50th Gold
9th Pottery 55th Emerald
10th Tin or Aluminium 60th Diamond
11th Steel 65th Blue Sapphire
12th Silk 70th Platinum
13th Lace 75th Diamond or Gold
14th Ivory 80th Oak
15th Crystal 85th Wine

Modern Anniversary Gifts

Year Gift Suggestion Year Gift Suggestion
1st Clock 20th Platinum
2nd Sunglasses or Washing Machines 21st Brass or Nickel
3rd Crystal or Glass 22nd Copper
4th Electrical Appliances 23rd Silver
5th Silverware 24th Musical instruments
6th Wood 25th Silver
7th Stationery 30th Diamond
8th Linnen and Lace 35th Jade
9th Leather Goods 40th Ruby
10th Diamond 45th Sapphire
11th Fashion Jewellery 50th Gold
12th Pearls or Coloured Gems 55th Emerald
13th Textiles 60th Diamond
14th Gold 65th Blue Sapphire
15th Watches 70th Platinum
16th Silver Tableware 75th Diamond or Gold
17th Furniture 80th Diamond or Pearl
18th Porcelain 85th Birthstone
19th Bronze