Traditional or Modern ? Crystal is the Theme for 15 Year Anniversary Gifts

You might find yourself spoilt for choice if you’re looking for 15th anniversary gifts for a special lady. The traditional gift theme is crystal, whether you live in the UK or the USA. The alternative modern theme is a watch. The fifteenth wedding anniversary gemstone is a ruby. So there you have it. Three routes you can choose to follow. In case you’re interested there is another possible route you can take. Give your wife a bouquet of roses. as these are the 15th wedding anniversary flower.

Which do we think are the best gifts to give? Can’t really advise you on that one fellas. That decision is pinned firmly on your chest. And of course it depends most on the lady in question. And which kind of gift she’s prefer.

With that being said let’s look at some of the options, and leave you to take the final decision. Which gift is best for your wife!

Bring a sparkle to her eyes with traditional 15th wedding anniversary gifts

crystal for wedding anniversaryThe traditional theme for a 15th wedding anniversary is crystal. A crystal bowl, glasses, decanter or crystal jewellery are certain to bring a sparkle to her eye. Crystal has a shining beauty all its own, and the sound that resonates when you rub or tap it is magical. There are however, lots of ways to approach the theme, because salt and sugar are crystals too. Buy your wife a salt cellar and a box of sugar cubes and that’ll definitely be considered as ‘thinking out of the box’. Metals can sometimes be considered to be crystals and there’s the most precious crystal of all, a diamond. Diamonds are the theme for a number of different anniversaries, so why not save that one for another anniversary celebration.

A stylish timepiece would be a perfect 15th anniversary gift

You might be thinking that this kind of gift is a little impersonal. Not true at all, especially when you add a meaningful engraving to the back of the watch. There’s not a huge amount of space, so you’ll have to get straight to the point, but a personal message from your heart will make her heart beat like a drum. A love note inside the presentation box will make the gift even more romantic.

Watches also make a great gift for the man in your life. A really functional present, so he’s going to bowled over. Every time he wears it, he’ll be reminded of your love and affection. There are plenty of styles to choose from, so there’s bound to be one that perfectly suits your husband. For the ladies there are watches with a more classical feel, or timepieces that’ve been jazzed up with sequins and even diamonds, if you’re happy to really push the boat out.

Say Happy Anniversary with the gift of a ruby

Nearly every anniversary year has a precious stone linked to it and rubies are the gemstone on this occasion. Second only to diamonds for their hardness, makes them an ideal 15th anniversary gift. And the great thing with rubies is they come in a wide variety of hues, not just the most familiar red colour. They range from orangey-red to a deep purpley-red, with a redder hue making them more sought after. Long ago, rubies were thought to give people the ability to predict the future, and could also be used to stop bleeding. Encourage your wife to wear her ruby ring on her left hand because it’s thought to bring good fortune.

Celebrate your anniversary with the gift of a 15th wedding anniversary flower

Roses feature as the flower for a number of different wedding anniversaries. And it’s no wonder, because they come in so many attractive colours, which such beautiful scents. Roses can also be used to convey certain messages. And with all the different names there’s bound to be one to suit your special occasion.

An inspiring alternative to a natural rose is one that’s been dipped in a precious metal to preserve its beauty for a lifetime and beyond. Eternity Rose are one company who has perfected their technique to make exquisite gifts of natural rose blooms grown in their own gardens. This special fifteenth wedding anniversary gift will be precious for the lifetime of the recipient, and is elegant enough to be passed down to future generations.

With this general guide as to the range of gifts available, for those of you celebrating a 15th wedding anniversary, you’re ready for the challenge of picking the right one for your lady wife. We hope you’ve found our suggestions helpful, and we’d love to hear from you if you decide to do something completely different. Who knows we might even feature it on one of our future pages.