Give Your Loved Ones a Traditional 5th Anniversary Gift
Any anniversary year is a cause for celebration and the 5th wedding anniversary is no different. Seek out meaningful 5th wedding anniversary gifts for your loved ones on this milestone year by seeking out one of the many traditional symbols or themes linked with this marital year. While there are plenty of inspiring ideas to choose from, opting for a traditional present is one way to ensure that your loved ones will receive something with a deeper meaning and that perfectly conveys your sentiments of love and appreciation at this special time in their lives. Whether you go for a present made from the year’s traditional material, a bouquet of the traditional flowers for the 5th anniversary, a traditional gemstone gift, or simply a present that reflects the traditional colour of this anniversary year, there is sure to be something among our suggestions that will represent the ideal present for your loved ones. Select any of these traditional gift suggestions or combine them in your own unique way to come up with a gift that will mean something special to the recipient and that will reveal the depths of your esteem.
Wooden Traditional Five Year Anniversary Gifts
Wood is the traditional material linked with the fifth wedding anniversary. There is a lot of symbolism connected with wood – used since ancient times to make shelters and to protect loved ones from the harsh weather and from danger alike, it is a perfect reflection of the protective nature of a loving marriage in which each partner offers a place of shelter and comfort away from the harsh realities of the world. Wood is also strong and durable, like the best marriages, lasting forever while growing, changing and developing with time. As a living tree has a life of its own, so does a couple’s marriage, going from strength to strength and adapting to circumstances as the years go on. There are a wealth of wonderful wooden gift ideas to give on the occasion of the 5th wedding anniversary, so if your loved ones have a passion for the traditional, they will not be disappointed. Choose a wood themed gift that reflects the couple’s likes and interests. Perhaps a classic wooden chopping board for their kitchen or a wooden knife block would be ideal for the couple who love to cook, while a wooden statue or scultpure is ideal for the pair who like nothing more than elegant home décor. A pretty carved jewellery box would be the perfect 5th wedding anniversary gift for her while a wooden cheeseboard or cigar case may be the ideal fifth anniversary gift for him.
Unconventional Wooden 5th Anniversary Gifts
If you are hoping to give your loved ones a traditional 5th anniversary gift but aren’t inspired by any of the available wooden gifts, why not go for the most obvious source of wood of all – a tree? Your loved ones are sure to love to receive a young sapling to plant in their garden which will grow along with their love for many years to come. Forming a lasting reminder of their happiness on their fifth wedding anniversary, this creative take on the traditional theme is sure to be appreciated.
Floral Gifts for the Fifth Wedding Anniversary
Flowers are a classic anniversary gift for any year, however most marital years have a specific blossom associated with it. The 5th wedding anniversary is linked with the daisy, one of the simplest yest prettiest blooms. Representing innocence, loyalty and love, there could be no better symbol of the couple’s marriage as it enters its sixth year, reflecting the bond of faith between the two. If a gift of daisies is too simple for your tastes, why not choose a bouquet of roses instead? The rose is a popular anniversary gift because of its meaning of love and beauty in the language of flowers. Go for a combination of blue and pink blossoms to reflect the traditional colours linked with the fifth anniversary year. If you love the idea of a floral gift but want your gift to be longer lasting as an enduring memento for your loved ones, you can capture the splendour of a rose in an enduring gift of a glazed Eternity Rose. Available in either blue or pink to reflect the traditional colours of this anniversary year, each real rose blossom has been hand picked in its prime and preserved eternally in a fine and intricate glaze after which it is trimmed with pure 24 karat gold. When displayed in its included presentation case, it makes an impressive display for any marital home and will be a talking point for many years to come.
Traditional Gemstone Gifts for the Five Year Anniversary
Many anniversary years have a traditional gemstone associated with them and the fifth year of marriage has two – pink tourmaline and sapphire, which also reflect the traditional colours of this marital year. If you are looking for a fine traditional gift idea for your loved ones, why not consider purchasing some stylish and elegant gemstone jewellery that they can cherish and keep as a memento of this milestone occasion. A sapphire or pink tourmaline pendant necklace, bracelet or pair of earrings is the ideal 5th anniversary gift for her, while a pair of matching gemstone cufflinks would be the perfect 5th wedding anniversary gift for him. These jewellery tokens reflect the traditional themes of this anniversay year and are also popular presents that the happy couple will be delighted to receive.