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9th Wedding Anniversary Gifts

Ideas to Help You Find the Perfect 9th Wedding Anniversary Gifts

Congratulations on nine years of marriage...this year is going to be great--only one more year until the big 10! When choosing 9th wedding anniversary gifts, be creative and find a something that is as special as your relationship has been over the past nine years.

  • Traditional American Anniversary Gift: Pottery, China
  • Traditional British Gift: Pottery, Willow
  • Modern Anniversary Gift: Leather
  • 9th Anniversary Flower: Poppies
  • 9th Anniversary Gemstones: Lapis Lazuli. Alternates: Amethyst, Green Spinel
  • 9th Anniversary Color: Terracotta

Traditional (American): Pottery, China

  • China pieces to add to your set
  • Fine Christmas ornament
  • Picture frame with a wedding photo in it
  • Something Chinese (loose interpretation!): gift certificate for a chinese massage or dinner at a chinese restaurant
  • Tea Pot/Tea Set
  • Vase

Traditional (British): Pottery, Willow

  • Make a gift for your spouse at a pottery studio, or go as a couple to make something together
  • Gift certificate to take a pottery class
  • Home decor-vase, bowl, wall plaque, willow basket
  • Small willow tree--plant it to watch it grow along with your marriage

Modern: Leather

  • Belt
  • Gloves
  • Purse
  • Briefcase
  • Jacket
  • Journal with leather cover
  • Furniture

9th wedding anniversary gifts

Consider giving Poppies (the 9th anniversary flower) in instead of, or in addition to, the above gift ideas. These are beautiful group flowers that would look great in your garden! They come in several different colors...white, pink, yellow, orange, red, or you're sure to find a shade that you love.

Still can't decide what to give? Stick with an old favorite---jewelry! The gemstones associated with this anniversary are Lapis Lazuli, with the alternates of Amethyst and Green Spinel. These gems can be put in a necklace, earrings, pin, ring, tie tac/clip, or cuff links.

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