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2nd Anniversary Gift Ideas

Traditional 2nd Anniversary Theme for Gifts: Cotton

A versatile and durable fabric, cotton represents the essential qualities for a happy marriage. Reminding two people to be adaptable to change in their union during the second marital year.

Traditional Anniversary Gift Suggestions

  • Cotton ‘Hers and His’ bathrobes
  • Cotton Clothing (Shirt)
  • Cotton Accessories (Gloves, Handkerchiefs, Socks)
  • Cotton Bathroom Towels
  • Cotton Tableware (Tablecloth, Placemats, Napkins)
  • Egyptian Cotton Bedding (Sheets and Matching Pillowcases)


    Modern 2nd Anniversary Theme for Gifts: China

    The beautiful elegance of china is similar to the love between two people in a relationship. It reminds the pair of how they need to continue to care deeply for each other, whatever challenges may arise because it is also breakable when handled poorly.

    Gemstone: Garnet

    Alternate Stone: Rose Quartz

    Color: Red

    Floral Theme: Lily of the Valley, Cosmos, Red Rose

    • Lily holds a meaning of sweetness, purity and trust.
    • Cosmos means ornamental beauty. It is known to be a flower that represents love, and its attractive appeal exudes wholeness and modesty.
    • Gold or Yellow Rose is a romantic alternative for this anniversary, in keeping with the color theme, and the symbol of eternal love that a rose represents.

    Modern Anniversary Gift Suggestions

    • China Ornaments (figurine, sculpture)
    • China Home Items (vase, plates, mugs, bowls)
    • Flower: Cosmos or Lily of the Valley (Plant, Perfume, Scented Candles, Bouquet of Flowers, Art Print)
    • Garnet Jewelry (ring, bracelet, necklace, earrings)
    • Red Glazed Eternity Rose or Ruby-Red Glazed Eternity Rose
    • Rose Quartz Jewelry (alternate stone for this anniversary)


      Below are the next anniversary themes to give you some further insight into this important occasion:
      1st Anniversary: Paper  |  2nd Anniversary: Cotton  |  3rd Anniversary: Leather
      4th Anniversary: Fruit or Flowers  |  5th Anniversary: Wood  |  6th Anniversary: Candy or Iron
      7th Anniversary: Wool or Copper  |  8th Anniversary: Pottery or Bronze  |  9th Anniversary: Willow or Pottery
      10th Anniversary: Tin or Aluminum  |  11th Anniversary: Steel  |  12th Anniversary: Silk or Linen
      13th Anniversary: Lace  |  14th Anniversary: Gold Jewelry  |  15th Anniversary: Crystal
      16th Anniversary: Coffee or Tea  |  17th Anniversary: Wine or Spirits  |  18th Anniversary: Appliances
      19th Anniversary: Jade  |  20th Anniversary: China  |  21st Anniversary: Fire
      22nd Anniversary: Water  |  23rd Anniversary: Air  |  24th Anniversary: Stone
      25th Anniversary: Silver  |  26th Anniversary: Art  |  27th Anniversary: Music
      28th Anniversary: Linens  |  29th Anniversary: Tools  |  30th Anniversary: Pearls
      31st Anniversary: Travel  |  32nd Anniversary: Bronze  |  33rd Anniversary: Iron
      34th Anniversary: Food  |  35th Anniversary: Coral  |  36th Anniversary: Antiques
      37th Anniversary: Books  |  38th Anniversary: Luck  |  39th Anniversary: Laughter
      40th Anniversary: Ruby  |  41st Anniversary: Office or Desk Decor  |  42nd Anniversary: Clocks or Watches
      43rd Anniversary: Entertainment  |  44th Anniversary: Electronics  |  45th Anniversary: Sapphire
      46th Anniversary: Games  |  47th Anniversary: Garden or Plants  |  48th Anniversary: Home Improvement
      49th Anniversary: Copper  |  50th Anniversary: Gold  |  51st Anniversary: Photos or Cameras
      52nd Anniversary: Bath or Spa  |  53rd Anniversary: Plastic  |  54th Anniversary: Glass
      55th Anniversary: Emerald  |  56th Anniversary: Day  |  57th Anniversary: Night
      58th Anniversary: Faith and Hope  |  59th Anniversary: Charity  |  60th Anniversary: Diamond