The 18 Best 3rd Anniversary Gifts to Celebrate Your Special Day

From modern crystal and traditional leather to personalized, unexpected finds

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Cheers to three years! The 3rd anniversary is an exciting milestone in your relationship as a couple, and truly something to celebrate. Both traditional and modern guidelines for 3rd-anniversary gifting offer some fantastic options for selecting a token of your love and appreciation for your spouse.

If the traditional route is more your style, leather is an established third-anniversary gift, since it represents durability and flexibility. At this point in your marriage, you’ve been through a lot together and have undoubtedly weathered some hard times—but, as with any marriage, it’s about growing together through compromise.

On the other end of the spectrum, crystal is considered a more modern third-anniversary gift, as it represents brilliance, reflection, and fragility. However, if crystal feels a bit too formal—or if just you prefer more laid-back décor for your home—you can opt for glass pieces instead. 

Read on for a selection of third-anniversary gifts that your spouse will absolutely love.

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Anya Hindmarch Bespoke Heart Charm

Bespoke Leather Keychain

 Courtesy of Anya Hindmarch

This high-fashion leather keychain can be customized with a message of your choice—and in your own handwriting! This gift is the ideal way to make sure your spouse is always carrying a piece of your heart.

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Mark & Graham Leather Charger Roll Up

Leather Charger Roll Up

 Courtesy of Mark and Graham

We can all use a little more organization in our lives, especially when it comes to a never-ending supply of chargers and tech supplies. This super cute leather case comes in 18 different colors, and the price includes free monogramming.

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Ravenscroft Ultra Wine Decanter

Ultra 87 oz. Wine Decanter

 Courtesy of Wayfair

If your spouse is an aspiring sommelier, fuel their love of wine with this lead-free crystal decanter. Not only are decanters a must-have for those who enjoy wine tasting, but this piece doubles as a refined accent when not in use.

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Estelle Colored Glass Stemware Set


 Courtesy of Estelle Colored Glass

This delicate, hand-blown glassware will set the stage for many a fun dinner party to come. Mix and match your favorite hues (choose from 16 options!) for the perfect set of six.

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Pottery Barn Personalized McKenna Leather Jewelry Box

Personalized Leather Jewelry Box

 Courtesy of Pottery Barn

An elegant jewelry box is a gift that'll never go out of style. This version's chic, shagreen-style embossed leather comes in four different colors, and each box has a lock and key with tassel detailing. When you open the box, you'll find a large mirror (that can be monogrammed in the lower right-hand corner) along with three drawers and divided storage trays.

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Dacasso 1000 Series Classic Leather Photo Frame

Dacasso Mocha Leather Photo Frame

Courtesy of Wayfair

This classic stitched leather frame is the perfect way to showcase a photo of your favorite memory from the past year. Its simple design and luxurious color will look good in a variety of settings, meaning it'll remain a décor staple in your home for years to come.

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Hord Personalized Leather Flask

Hord Personalized Leather Flast

 Courtesy of Etsy

This genuine leather hip flask is a great gift is for the whiskey lovers out there. Personalize your flask with a variety of font selections—our personal favorite is the Garamond.

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Royce New York Leather Passport Case and Wallet

Royce Leather Passport Case and Wallet

 Courtesy of Bloomingdale's

If some of your best relationship memories lie within the stamped pages of your passport, then this is the gift for you. This travel essential features RFID-blocking to protect against identity theft—plus, it comes in multiple colorways. 

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Baccarat "Lucky" Butterfly

Baccarat Lucky Butterfly

 Courtesy of Neiman Marcus

If you're looking for a truly elegant gift, this crystal décor accents is a signature piece from Baccarat. Choose from a variety of colors and consider building a collection over time to represent life’s milestones.

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Waterford Jeff Leatham Icon Flute Pair

Jeff Leatham Icon Flute Pair

 Courtesy of Macy's

What better way to embrace the crystal anniversary gift theme than presenting your spouse with these stunning crystal champagne flutes? Pop one of your favorite bottles—perhaps something you drank on your wedding night or honeymoon—to celebrate your transition into the next chapter of your marriage.

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Pickard Signature Monogram Serveware

Pickard Signature Monogram Serveware

 Courtesy of Williams Sonoma

These classic monogram serving pieces are the perfect gift for the spouse who loves to entertain. Use them time and time again for dinner parties and holidays together as a couple.

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Yield Glass French Press

Glass French Press

 Courtesy of Food52

Is your spouse the type of person who can’t start the day without their morning coffee? If so, then this contemporary glass French press coffee maker is the gift for them. With three different color options and a trendy copper handle, this piece is pretty enough to leave out on the counter all day long.

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Whiskey Wedge Glass

Whiskey Wedge Glass

 Courtesy of Uncommon Goods

This uniquely designed whiskey glass comes with a silicone mold, which allows you to freeze a slanted ice cube that can be used to keep your favorite bourbon chilled but not diluted—a win-win.

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West Elm Glass Shadow Boxes

Glass Shadow Box

 Courtesy of West Elm

Gift your spouse this monogrammed glass shadow box filled with mementos from your 3rd year together as a married couple—whether that's ticket stubs from shows or sports games, photos, seashells from a beach vacation, or anything else that reminds you of your favorite memories.

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Rosy Rings Floral Press Candle

Floral Press Candle

 Courtesy of Anthropologie

These glass candles are so pretty that you'll want to repurpose them later as storage vessels. Choose from three different sizes; each features a unique scent profile and a pressed floral lid.

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Fossil Jacqueline Three Hand Leather Watch

Fossil Jacqueline Three Hand Leather Watch

Courtesy of Zappos

This leather watch is a beautiful, quality timepiece—and it's affordable, too. It also comes in a variety of different colorways, though our favorite is the silver beige.

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Mark & Graham Classic Leather Catch All Tray

Classic Leather Catch All Tray

 Courtesy of Mark and Graham

The perfect accessory for your nightstand or vanity, this sophisticated catchall tray comes in five vibrant colors and can be accented with a foil monogram.

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Glass Terrarium Starter Set

Glass Terrarium Set

 Courtesy of World Market

Looking for a creative take on the traditional glassware gift? Nurture your spouse's green thumb with this DIY glass terrarium kit—it comes complete with all the tools they'll need.

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