Authored by Ceetee Sheckels in Gifts
Published on 10-25-2009
Giving gifts can be a wonderful experience for both the recipient and the giver. When the gift is carefully selected to reflect the particular occasion, it is even better. If you are thinking about a 10th Anniversary gift, you have three basic options. You can choose a traditional gift, a modern gift, or one that is simply personal.
For generations in the past, traditional 10th Anniversary gifts were made of tin. As the possibilities for this material are nearly limitless, choosing to honor tradition does not mean being limited to a small range of gifts. From wall decorations to a specially-crafted piece of jewelry; from a hobby item to a desk accessory for his office; you can find something delicate or spectacular made of tin. All you really need to do is take his preferences and tastes into consideration, and it will be easy to find a traditional tin gift for your husband’s 10th anniversary.
Although traditional 10th Anniversary gifts are classic and timeless, many people today opt for something more modern instead. Aluminum is considered to be the modern alternative to tin. If you think of all of the products made of aluminum, you may find something in this modern style which he will love to receive as a 10th Anniversary gift.
Traditional gifts do not have to be limited to metals and other materials. There are also traditional gemstones for wedding anniversaries. Diamonds and blue sapphires are the gemstones which are associated with 10th anniversaries. Your 10th Anniversary is the ideal time to present your husband with a special piece of jewelry that he will treasure for the rest of his life. Whether you select a ring, a pendant, or a pair of cuff links with one or both of these beautiful gemstones, your gift will be meaningful and practical at the same time. It can be a piece of jewelry for special occasions, or one which can be worn on an everyday basis. Whichever you choose, it will surely be appreciated and cherished.
While some people prefer to adhere one-hundred-percent to tradition, others take a much more personal view of gift-giving. They are less inclined to adhere to a set standard, and focus on the personal nature of giving instead. If this seems to describe you, the 10th Anniversary gift which you select for your husband is limited to nothing that is within your own imagination. You can overlook tradition entirely, if you wish, and base your choice of gift on something completely unique that you know he will love.
If this option sounds right for you, you only need to keep a few points in mind. If you put careful thought into choosing a gift which clearly comes from your heart, this is the first step. If the gift is something which he can always treasure, either in memory or as a keepsake, this is the second step. When you put both of these together, you can be assured that the gift you give to him on your 10th anniversary will not only be one which he will enjoy at the moment, but for always.