6th wedding anniversary gift ideas

Finding your loved one an ideal gift for the 6th wedding anniversary need not be a chore when you draw inspiration from this list of well-known anniversary themes. Rather than being bound by any rules, you can find a present to match the tastes of your recipient by mixing up the items, themes and colors create a memorable gift that reveals the extent of your affection.

Traditional Gift Theme: Iron (United States); Candy (United Kingdom)

Unique 6th anniversary gift

Iron is strong, and indicates the strength of the bond between a married couple. It also bestows good luck on all remaining days of the couple's marriage. The Bible declares that iron represents the natural truth.

Meanwhile candy is a symbol of the sweet nature of marriage, giving the couple the chance to rekindle their passion and the love that first inspired them.

Modern Gift Theme: Wood

The solidity of wood signifies the stability of the marital union, and also stands for the wisdom that a couple have developed over time to forgive each other's mistakes.

Flower: Calla Lily.

** A white or purple rose is also suitable in representation of the 6th anniversary colors.

Calla lilies are a symbol of beauty, and in the Christian ideology, they have been linked with holiness, purity, chastity and faith. On the other hand, its long stalk was considered to be a symbol of lust and sexuality in Roman times. Combined together, these twin concepts signify fidelity in marriage together with the desire between a couple.

Gemstone: Amethyst

Substitution: Garnet; Turquoise

Color: Purple; White; Turquoise

Popular Ideas For Traditional Gifts

• Iron homewares such as bookends

• Prepare or cook a dessert at home or go to a restaurant or cafe for a delicious dessert

• Box of candies

• A candy dish

• A dessert recipe cookbook

Popular Ideas For Modern Gifts

• Wood basket

• An art print featuring trees

• Romantic wood gifts such as a jewelry box or music box

• Wood homewares like bowls, a salad set, a wine rack or placemats

• Bookends

• Wood sculpture

• Wood furniture

• Wood jigsaw puzzle

• Wood chess set

• Turquoise or garnet jewelry as the alternate gemstones linked to the 6th wedding anniversary 

• Amethyst jewelry such as a ring, necklace, bracelet or earrings

• Purple Glazed Eternity Rose (symbolic of the color purple which represents the 6th wedding anniversary)

• Pearl-White Glazed Eternity Rose (representing the color white that represents the sixth anniversary)

• A bouquet of fresh calla lilies

• Gifts with a floral theme that involves calla lilies such as a scented candle, plant, perfume or art print


A video of our Purple Glazed Eternity Rose is shown below

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