Wow! It's lucky number 11! Happy anniversary! you've now entered that eleventh year of marriage! Congratulations! That's a decade and then some! A marriage this strong is celebrated with the gift of steel! Steel is the traditional 11th anniversary gift because it represents how practically invincible your love is! You've faced 11 years of highs and lows and highs again and no matter how bad anything got, your love was too strong to break!
Now for the modern 11th anniversary gift, that would be...fashion jewelry! Why? Well back in 1930, fashion jewelry was introduced to the mainstream as a way to complete an outfit without burning a hole in your wallet. The Great Depression was a devastating time, and Americans had to do what they could to still experience all the luxuries they were used to without breaking the bank. Nowadays, fashion jewelry is made to be inexpensive and made according to current trends. Because of this, you could keep wearing it, or move on to the next thing without feeling too guilty.
Steel and fashion jewelry as the best known 11th anniversary gift opens up a lot of opportunities for what you'll be getting your significant other this year. Don't feel afraid to go outside the box and get creative! Before we dive in, here's a quick list of popular 11th anniversary gifts:
Traditional 11th Anniversary Gift Ideas (Steel)
11th Anniversary Gift Modern (Fashion Jewelry)
Now, without further ado, lets get into our favorite 11th Anniversary Gifts for Him and Her that will really make them smile!
11th Anniversary Gifts
11th Anniversary Gift - Personalized Sound Wave Canvas
Sound wave art is all the rage right now. Add a little modern art to your home that really speaks to you! No really! This sound wave canvas is personalized to correlate with a romantic message you record for your spouse that is then transferred into an image that is printed onto a high quality canvas! Personalize it further with your names and anniversary date and voila! The silver color of the sound wave makes for a perfect 11th anniversary gift because it represents steel!
Is there a place that means the world to her? Maybe its her hometown, the place she was married, the place her child was born, the college where she met her lifelong friends, the place she first met you... If there's a significant location to the person you're gifting for, this lovely personalized coordinates necklace is a great choice! Just search for the exact coordinates of the place you have in mind and the designers at Gracefully Made will engrave them onto a beautiful sterling silver disc necklace with a heart charm attached! These numbers are more than just numbers, and she's sure to love this!
If she's a big chocolate fan, a hostess with the mostess, or an amateur chef, then this chocolate fondue fountain will be a great 11th anniversary gift for her! Use this chocolate fondue fountain to dip in yummy treats like strawberries, bananas, pretzels, cookies, marshmallows, and so much more! This is a yummy gift that will inspire many a date night, social gatherings, and just for fun chocolate fests!
This Words of Love circle disc necklace with heart charm is a beautiful sentiment for your anniversary. Choose romantic song lyrics, a poem, or write a message for her and it will be engraved into the disc! This personalized necklace is so romantic, sentimental and heartfelt. She will absolutely love wearing your words of love over her heart everyday. The best part is, no one else will have a necklace exactly like it! The words you choose will be made especially for her and she'll be reminded of you every time she puts it on.
Sound Wave Necklace - 11th Anniversary
If not for a sound wave canvas, then bring the sound wave message concept to a beautiful necklace she can wear every day! Record a short message or choose a sound byte from her favorite song and have the sound wave image transferred onto this beautiful bar necklace!
Similar to the Forever Rose, this is a super cute alternative with some extra bells and whistles. A REAL preserved rose blossom encased in a beautiful specially crafted music box that plays a sweet song when you open it. Anytime she misses you, she can wind up the box and open it to appreciate this unique romantic gesture and think of you. There are also some versions where you can insert a photo on the inside of the lid. Perhaps your favorite picture together or something from your wedding! This is definitely something that will surprise her and be something she cherishes always.
For the 11th anniversary, a photo canvas from your wedding day is sure to make them smile! Take it up a notch and include your sacred vows from your wedding ceremony! Remind your spouse of all the promises you made on that special day with a beautiful wedding canvas with your promises of love and commitment! This makes for great decor in the bedroom or living room!
Really romanticize her this year with this beautiful custom star map! This canvas tells the story of the day you met, the day you proposed and the day you wed all with constellations from those exact dates, times and locations! If you'd like, you can customize the events chosen to be other major milestones such as the birth of your children, when you bought your first home together, adopted a pet together, or anything else particularly memorable! Customize with your names or the names of anyone else you'd like to include or even a short message!
For this Wine Mama, get your wife this beautiful personalized heart shaped wine stopper with a keepsake wooden box for storage! Personalize it with both of your names or just hers and either your anniversary date of the date of this Christmas for an added touch! The beautiful wooden keepsake box it comes with can be personalized as well! She can store her new wine stopper here or use it for something else!
Diamond stud earrings are so versatile and can be worn everyday, or for special occasions! Your wife will love opening up this box to find beautiful, sparkling real diamond earrings she can wear and think of you! These diamond stud earrings are 1.00 ct natural diamond and have a sterling silver setting. Diamonds are a girls best friend so they say, and your wife will be absolutely over the moon for these on your anniversary!
Steel Wine Set In Wooden Case - Personalized
He's got a tool kit for just about everything else, now wield him with everything he needs for wine nights! This beautiful pine wood case comes with stainless steel tools for everything vino! The top can be personalized with a short message, his name, your anniversary date or whatever else you can think of!
Stainless Steel Cuff Links
Cuff links are to guys what earrings are to women, so we've heard it said. The 11th anniversary is certainly no exception. Let him get fancy by gifting him these stainless steel cuff links! Perfect for date night, a special event, or an important business meeting! Cuff links add a touch of class to any suited look. And these will give him a sense of confidence every time he wears them.
Personalized Stainless Steel Hip Flask
For the man who has everything, gift him this suave and sophisticated personalized stainless steel hip flask! Simply include the initial and name you want included when you place your order and our design team at Forever Anniversary will create a personalized flask that's perfect to celebrate your 11th anniversary!
This is so cool, we want one for ourselves! It's a bamboo bar tool holder with all the fixins! everything from a wine opener to a shot measuring glass to a cocktail shaker! His dreams of making the world's best margaritas and mixed drinks are coming true when he's got this at his disposal!
Personalized Pocket Knife
A boy scout is always prepared...even when he's 30 plus years old...If your husband loves his tools, goes hunting or camping, then this personalized pocket knife is a perfect gift for him! This knife is sleek and modern with room to personalize his initials! This is a great keepsake or a handy tool to be put to good use!
For the southern gentleman of your heart, this beer cap map is a unique gift they'll enjoy. Personalize this one of a kind keepsake with their name and the place they hail from for added measure. Their kitchen or man cave instantly becomes the saloon of their dreams when this wooden wall decor is on display. For every beer they polish off, they can place the intricately designed bottle cap into each hole to create a story within the map! If the recipient likes trying beers from all around the world, this is a great way to memorialize each new brew! For an alternate style of this beer cap map, check out the beer cap holder for man cave!
For the guy who loves to read and is genuinely excited by knowledge, this everything you need to know guide by Paul O' Donnell is a great Christmas gift! Perfect for nights he can't get to sleep, between flights, or to be used as a reference! Learn everything from deciding what hair style is right for you, how to cook a steak, or even how to quit your job the right way! Any guy will be happy to receive this book on all the skills each man should know!
If your husband is a Grill Master, then he's gonna need the right tools, or at least a replacement for the ones he's been wielding forever. You can't go wrong with a grilling set! This set comes with everything he'll need, a spatula, tongs, a grill fork, basting brush, 4 skewers, 8 corn holders, grill cleaning brush, a replaceable head of grill brush and an aluminum storage case! Give him everything he needs to make skewers, succulent steaks, grilled chicken and anything else that's on the menu!
Okay, but who DOESN'T love s'mores?? If your husband adores s'mores but doesn't have a fire pit accessible to them, then this is the gift you've been looking for! This electric stainless steel s'mores maker is flameless, easy to set up, and has a 360° shelf at the bottom to hold all your s'more making favorites like chocolates, marshmallows, and graham crackers! A fun gift like this will be perfect anytime he wants to have a little s'more party! Pair with the chocolate fondue fountain for a decadent duo!
Whether or not they majored in classic literature, they're gonna thoroughly enjoy this literary inspired cocktail book! This book covers the ins and outs of the perfect cocktail, from the tools you'll need to cocktail terms and even how to decorate a drink! And that's all before even getting into the recipes! This book has a list of cocktails for women and men as well as cocktails for specific gatherings and even bar bites! Everything from "Gin Eyre" to "The Phantom Tolljuice", this is a book your loved ones will have fun with!
What was your favorite gift on your list? What did you do for your 11th anniversary? Tell us your story in the comments!
Happy Anniversary! See you next year!