The 21 Best 8th Anniversary Gifts to Show Your Love

From traditional bronze and pottery pieces to modern linens and lace.

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It’s hard to believe that it’s been eight whole years since you said “I do"— the memories feel like yesterday. However, when you begin to think about everything you’ve experienced as a couple since you walked down the aisle—the good times, and the challenging—you'll feel overwhelmed with gratitude and pride that you have reached such an amazing milestone. It’s time to celebrate your love!

If you like to go the traditional route for your 8th anniversary, you’ll want to look for bronze and pottery pieces. Bronze is made from two combined metals (copper and tin) and represents strength and beauty. Pottery is symbolic of your marriage as well—clay is a natural substance that is hand-molded into a beautiful, functional art piece. The modern 8th-anniversary gifts are linen and lace, which represent durability and intricate craftsmanship—just as the two of you have been woven together in marriage.

Whether you think your spouse would prefer the traditional or modern gift ideas, we have you covered with the best gifts to celebrate your 8th anniversary.

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Drake Designs Jewelry Golden Bronze Monogram Cufflinks

Golden Bronze Monogram Cufflinks

 Courtesy of Etsy

Give your husband's accessory collection a much-needed style infusion by gifting him these handsome, solid bronze cufflinks. Totally customized just for him, they come stamped with his initials in a modern, typewriter font.

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Mark and Graham Mini Playing Cards

Bronze Mini Playing Cards

Courtesy of Mark and Graham

This adorable mini playing card set comes with two faux-leather bronze boxes (one for each deck) that can be personalized with a monogram. Use them for your favorite card games, then keep them on your coffee table as a decor accent when not in use. 

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Ginger Ray Letter Pegboard with Bronze Letters and Numbers

Large White Letter Pegboard with Bronze Letters and Numbers

 Courtesy of Zola

There's no better way to spell out “Happy Anniversary” than on this modern pegboard. Not only are pegboards the new chalkboards when it comes to decor, but they’re useful accessories for displaying everything from menus to holiday tidings.

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Jonathan Adler Bourbon Pop Candle

Bourbon Pop Candle

 Courtesy of Jonathan Adler 

The sleek, label-free design of this soy candle makes it feel extra chic, but the real show-stopping feature is the warm aroma. Get ready for date night at home with the rich, delicious notes of wood, plum, and cognac.

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Jewelry Everyday Engraved Bronze Keychain

Looking for a small, yet thoughtful, token of appreciation that fits with the classic bronze theme? This modern, minimalist keychain is the perfect way to express your love through an engraved message expressing your lasting love.

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54Kibo Mutapo Pottery Hwange Serving Platter

platter

Courtesy of 54Kibo

The mesmerizing design on this platter was inspired by traditional African baskets. Handcrafted in Zimbabwe out of porcelain and other local materials, the artisan carefully etches each piece with precision and artistry—it's a truly one-of-kind gift that a special anniversary is worthy of.

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4 Wooden Shoes Personalized Linen Lumbar Pillow

Personalized Linen Lumbar Pillow

 Courtesy of Wayfair

This contemporary accent pillow comes in a choice of white or flax colored linen and is monogrammed with your full names. Use it as a focal point on your bed or favorite living room chair for a personalized touch.

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Mason Cash Cane Mixing Bowls

Mason Cash Mixing Bowls

 Courtesy of Food52

If your spouse likes to spend their time in the kitchen whipping up tasty baked goods, these gorgeous mixing bowls are a must-have gift. Crafted by a classic British pottery company that has been around since the 1800s, these cupboard essentials come in a variety of pretty colors and will be sure to last for years.

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Hannah Martin Handmade Travel Tumblers

Handmade Travel Tumblers

 Courtesy of Uncommon Goods

For a coffee-loving spouse that’s always on the go, these unique tumblers are eco-friendly and one-of-a-kind due to their glazed dip finish. Although they're handmade, the tumblers are both microwave and dishwasher safe, which is a huge plus.

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Bloomsbury Market Archeson Hand Made Pottery Spoon Rest

Archeson Hand Made Pottery Spoon Rest

 Courtesy of Wayfair

This handcrafted and painted spoon rest is made using classic pottery techniques. If your spouse thinks it’s just too pretty to use for utilitarian purposes, hang it on the wall as a decorative accent.

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Vumbaca White Ceramic Raw Clay Monogram Ceramic Ring Dish

Raw Clay Monogram Ceramic Ring Dish

Courtesy of Etsy

If your partner is into the popular hygge design trend (aka cozy home), they’ll absolutely love the simple, minimalist design of this ring dish. The stamped monogram flanked by the teeniest pale pink heart makes it the perfect way to say “I love you” in style.

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Wonki Ware Small Blue Studio Salad Bowl

Wonki Ware Small Blue Studio Bowl

 Courtesy of World Maket

This handcrafted bowl made in South African artisans is a colorful nod to the pottery anniversary theme. Invest in a set of multiple bowls so you'll be ready to go for your next dinner party.

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Donovan Design Linens Monogram Linen Napkin

Monogram Linen Napkin

 Courtesy of Etsy

Linen napkins are a must-have item for any hostess—they elevate any tablescape decor in a major way. These exquisite linen napkins offer a variety of thread colors for the classic monogram and different fabric textile options (we highly recommend going with the hemstitched style!).

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Pottery Barn Belgian Flax Linen Robe

Beligian Flax Linen Robe

 Courtesy of Pottery Barn

This luxurious linen robe comes in 3 colors and can be monogrammed for an extra personalized touch. Linen becomes softer with time, making it an anniversary gift that (like your marriage) gets even better with age.

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Mark and Graham Linen Jewelry Pouch

Linen Jewelry Pouch

 Courtesy of Mark and Graham

These linen jewelry pouches have a handmade, vintage feel. Choose from four different colors (navy, blush, beige of blue), and seven different monogram styles to personalize—it's a unique (and useful!) piece that your wife will be sure to cherish.

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Brooklinen Linen Core Sheet Set

Linen Core Sheet Set

 Courtesy of Brooklinen

These luxurious woven sheets will give you a new reason to look forward to bedtime. Each set comes with a flat sheet, a fitted sheet, and two pillowcases, along with an option to choose from eleven different colors and patterns to match your boudoir decor.

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Eberjey Malou Short Sleep Set

Eberjey Malou Short Sleep Set

 Courtesy of Bloomingdale's

Eberjey offers the ultimate luxury sleepwear. Your wife is guaranteed to love this stylish set made from a silky smooth nylon/elastane blend, and a delicate lace detail that’s the perfect homage to the modern anniversary theme.

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Studio Articifer Bread Cloche

cloche

 Courtesy of Studio Artificer

Whether your significant other has been baking bread for years or has just recently jumped on the sourdough trend, they'll love this handmade ceramic cloche. When loaves are baked in clay containers like these, the end result is similar to that of a high-temp professional oven—think a perfectly formed crust and a light, evenly baked interior.

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Nest New York Fragrances Linen Room Spray

Nest Fragrances Linen Room Spray

 Courtesy of Sephora

For a unique interpretation of the linen theme, this crisp, refreshing room spray is the perfect way to add a little extra “oomph” to your favorite household spaces. 

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Dot and Army Organic Lavender Linen Sachets

Organic Lavender Linen Sachets

 Courtesy of Food52

Nothing cues relaxation vibes better than the soothing scent of lavender. Place in a clothing drawer, or hang on a doorknob for a natural herbal aroma that will last for up to two years.

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ABCDNA Glo inen Placemat

ABCDNA Linen Placemat

 Courtesy of Zola

These sophisticated linen placemats are not only on-trend in hue and design, but they’ll never go out of fashion. Choose from four neutral tones (we’re digging the fawn) and be sure to order at least four mats so you have enough for a small entertaining set.

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