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If you’re celebrating 15 years of marriage, first and foremost, congratulations! You’ve likely experienced highs, lows, and everything in between since your wedding day, and now’s the time to honor that journey. The traditional 15th- anniversary gift is crystal, an enduring material that symbolizes the lightness, clarity, and durability of your love. The modern gift is considered to be a watch or other timepiece, representing the many hours and minutes you've spent together, as well as the years to come.
However, while we certainly love a theme, you don’t necessarily have to stick with one of these two categories. This anniversary can also be an opportunity to surprise your spouse with something totally unique, personalized, or tailored to their interests. To help, we've rounded up our favorite products that are sure to delight, ranging from the traditional and modern to the customized and unexpected.
Read on for the best 15th-anniversary gifts.
TheMetal Foundry 15th Wedding Anniversary Sundial
Here’s a new and different take on the modern watch theme. This aluminum cast sundial is a handcrafted present that's entirely unique—and it can be displayed both indoors or outdoors, While this artist offers several different versions, this one comes complete with congratulatory 15th-anniversary text.
Swarovski Sparkling Dance Round Necklace
This delicate crystal necklace is one that she'll wear again and again, both for everyday activities and for fancy date nights. It comes in 6 different colors and a choice of rose gold or rhodium-plated finishes.
Waterford Love Forever Flute Pair
Bring out that good bottle of champagne and pair it with these stunning crystal flutes. The delicate design features an eternal flame, a poignant reminder of your everlasting love.
Tovala Countertop WiFi Oven
This genius appliance is essentially the next best thing to having a personal chef in your home. Yes, it’s a countertop smart oven, but it’s also a meal service that delivers chef-prepared meals right to you. All you have to do is scan the QR code on each dish and pop it in the oven—it’s that easy.
Artifact Uprising Photo-Wrapped Hardcover Book
Compile some of your favorite photos from the last year—or the last 15—in this personalized photo book. With a textured binding and high-quality interior pages, the book can hold from 30 to 210 pages, plenty of room for all your favorite memories.
The New Sotheby’s Wine Encyclopedia
This gorgeous coffee table book is a perfect gift for a wannabe sommelier or the couple that loves to host wine and cheese parties. It contains anything and everything you want to know about vino, from detailed descriptions and maps of growing regions to a taste chart to thousands of specific wine recommendations. Pair it with your favorite vintage so that you can sip on a glass as you peruse the book together.
Crockpot MyTime Programmable Slow Cooker
While this obviously isn’t a watch, it is one gift that will give you back the invaluable gift of time. Spend those few precious hours together at the end of a workday but still enjoy a delicious meal—minus all the pots and pans. Simply set the time you want dinner to be ready, and this smart slow cooker will do the hard work for you, automatically adjusting the cooking cycle.
GROHE Rainshower 310 Smart Connect
This high-end shower-head shower upgrade may seem like a utilitarian present—but just wait until it's installed. It boasts a wireless remote that lets you easily change the customizable spray function, making your everyday rinse feel like a truly spa-worthy, luxurious experience. Not to mention that it’s incredibly easy to install, no power tools or plumber required.
Luxome LAYR Customizable Pillow
Any kind of upgraded bedding is a good idea if you’re searching for a gift that’s both practical and will be deeply appreciated (rejoice, uncomfortable sleepers!). Enter this unique pillow, which comes with three different inserts (soft, medium, and firm) that can be used in any combination. It also includes a removable fill that lets you adjust the height.
All Mies Bauhaus 41mm Create Your Own Watch
Who says a good-looking watch has to be expensive? This brand offers simple yet sophisticated timepieces for great wallet-friendly prices. There are plenty of styles to choose from, but we’re especially partial to their customizable option, which lets you choose the dial, case, and strap colors.
Made Leather Company Excursion Weekend Duffle
This tote is both fashionable and functional. The ideal size for your next weekend getaway, it features a roomy interior compartment, top zip closure, plenty of exterior pockets, and a detachable and adjustable strap. Plus, it comes in three shades of full-grain, vegetable-tanned goat leather.
Andre’s Chocolate Bar Sampler Box
You could easily make the case that both life and marriage are like a box of chocolates—you never know what you’re gonna get, as Forest Gump so eloquently put it. But at least you do know what you’ll get in this box, namely an array of delicious chocolates. The 65-year-old family business features three generations of Swiss-trained chocolatiers that handcraft insanely high-quality sweet treats. Here, you get a variety of their best-selling bars in mini and full sizes, think Dark Chocolate Whiskey Caramel and Milk Chocolate Roasted Almond.
While it often seems like marital advice is given to newlyweds, in the grand scheme of things, 15 years is just a drop in the bucket. A thoughtful and personalized gift, ask your friends and family—who have been married for longer than you—to share their best pieces of advice for a long-lasting marriage. Compile it into this beautiful book and present it to your partner—it will be sure to elicit smiles and happy tears.