Cheers to an entire decade spent with your spouse! A 10-year wedding anniversary definitely deserves recognition (and, obviously, a celebration). By this point, you've both came a long way since you first said "I do." You've grown exponentially as a couple and might have even added children into the mix. Because your 10th anniversary marks such a monumental point in your marriage, you need a gift for your significant other that's truly wow-worthy and reflects your unique relationship. To make your present selection process easier, we rounded up the best 10-year anniversary gifts for him, her, and them for any budget.
10th Anniversary Traditions
You've had your fair share of wedding anniversaries, so you probably already know by now that each anniversary has customary traditional and modern gifts. For 10-year anniversaries, the traditional gifts are tin or aluminum. These metals reflect your marriage's resilience and tougher-than-nails strength. As a modern spin, couples also give diamond jewelry (bling, bling!) for their 10th anniversaries. The gemstone symbolizes the love and durability of your marriage. Plus, who doesn't love receiving diamonds!?
If you're looking for more gift ideas, the 10-year anniversary has no shortage of traditions. Silver and blue are the customary 10th anniversary colors, and the daffodil serves as the traditional flower because it symbolizes happiness. Whether you decide to go the traditional route or get creative, make sure your anniversary present pays homage to the importance and excitement of this marriage milestone.
She's been your go-to travel companion for the past 10+ years, so help her commute in style with a luxe aluminum suitcase. Take the gift to the next level by stuffing two plane tickets inside for a surprise getaway.
RIMOWA Topas 22 Inch Cabin Multiwheel® Aluminum Carry-On, $995, available at Nordstrom
Your wife's one tough cookie, so emphasize that through a colorful tin to store all her favorite baking creations. For a truly memorable 10-year anniversary gift, make your own batch of cookies for her to store in the container.
Kate Spade New York One Smart Cookie, $36, available at Lord and Taylor
Put a cap on it—she'll adore replacing her wine bottle corks with a unique aluminum stopper. Pair the present with her vino of choice to cheers with during your anniversary celebration.
Bertie Bottle Stopper, $16, Anthropologie
If she's been hinting at a new wedding band or ring upgrade, there's no better time than your 10th anniversary to satisfy her wishes. Truly delve into the diamond tradition with a stunning white gold eternity band, which she'll proudly stack on her left ring finger.
Diamond Half Channel Band Ring in 14K White Gold, $3,000, Bloomingdale's
They may not be real diamonds, but she'll still fall head over heels for a shimmery diamond-illusion leather clutch. The next time she has to dress to the nines, she can sport this gift that totally earns a ten.
440 Envelope Diamond Dust Clutch, $198, Diane Von Furstenberg
Traditional stemless wine glasses are so been there, done that. Take her vast vino collection to new heights with a diamond-shaped spin on the normal style. Featuring gold and rose gold bases, she'll be the talk of her next wine night.
Two's Company Set of 2 Diamond Glasses, $30, available at Shopbop
If she's not a big diamond fan, skip the real deal and go for a scent that's just as dazzling. The geometric bottle gives the essence of a diamond, while the fragrance itself infuses several different flavors to form a satisfying scent that's worthy of a 10-year anniversary gift.
Versace Yellow Diamond 3 oz Eau de Toilette Spray, $95, available at Sephora
Gifts for Him
If your husband plans to splurge on a diamond gift for you, return the favor with some sleek arm candy for him. You've knocked down a whole ten years worth of time together, so show him that you're ready to take on many more through an aluminum watch.
Ferragamo 1898 Sport Gold IP and Stainless Steel Men's Bracelet Watch w/Blue Aluminum Rotating Bezel, $1,755, available at FORZIERI
If your husband's the outdoor type (or if you're hinting that he needs to exercise more), upgrade his wheels for your 10th anniversary. You can also buy yourself one for some alone time during future bike rides.
Fuji Absolute 1.1 Disc Flat Bar Road Bike, $1,039.99, available at Performance Bicycle
If your spouse considers himself the next Bobby Flay, stock up his kitchen arsenal with a brand new set of knives for all his culinary needs. From slicing cheese to cutting steak, these stainless steel and aluminum utensils will (hopefully) up the ante on your family meals.
Rada Cutlery Starter Knives Gift Set, $42.99, available at Amazon
If he owns every Apple product known to man, including the Apple Watch, wow him with a suave marble and aluminum docking stand. He can rest assured knowing that his precious device has a safe storage spot to recharge for the rare instance it's not slapped on his wrist.
Native Union DOCK Marble Apple Watch Dock & Charging Station, $129.99, available at Nordstrom
Redecorate his man cave or home office with a sophisticated new seat. Choose between a fabric or leather upholstery, paired with an aluminum frame. It's bound to become the best seat in the house.
Eames® Aluminum Group Management Chair with Pneumatic Lift, $1,73-$2,260, available at Design Within Reach
This espresso maker is meant for camping or cycling trips, but your coffee-enthusiast husband can still test his hand at making his own cup of morning joe at home. The aluminum mechanism also includes materials for creating lattes and cappuccinos.
ROK Manual Espresso Maker, $199, available at Backcountry
Help him mark his beverage glass territory with a personalized barrel-inspired mug. Made out of aluminum and white oak, this gift has his name written all over it (literally) and he'll be dying to break it in.
Personalized Barrel Mug, $59.95, Uncommon Goods
For cozy Sunday mornings, put your husband on breakfast duty with an aluminum pancake pan. He can put his master chef skills to work and quickly whip out food for the whole family. Win-win!
Starfrit Aluminum Non-Stick Pancake Pan, $19.99, available at JCPenny
Diamonds can be a man's best friend, too, especially subtly incorporated into a pair of cufflinks. This set features sterling silver and black onyx, which has a diamond in the middle.
Deakin & Francis Sterling Silver, Onyx And Diamond Cufflinks, $375, available at MR PORTER
For another male diamond variation, keep your sweetheart warm and cozy with a diamond quilted jacket. This preppy style will become his new favorite cold-weather wardrobe staple.
Barbour Tinford Quilted Jacket, $179, available at Bloomingdale's
Gifts for Them
For a spin on the diamond tradition, give modern decor junkies a small diamond-shaped shelf they can both make good use of. This cool decor can instantly refresh any space, and they'll enjoy it for many more anniversaries down the road.
Diamond Cross Planes Shelf, $139, Urban Outfitters
They're marriage has probably aged just as well as fine wine, so help them celebrate with a glam diamond-shaped gold bottle holder. Fill with their favorite red or white, or they can use one of their own that they've been saving for this special occasion.
Gimme Sommelier Bottle Holder, $29.99, Modcloth
Couples can never have too many drinking glasses, so play on the diamond tradition with a chic set of four geometric monogrammed bourbon glasses. Complete with decorative gold rims, these will become their new favorite Happy Hour essentials.
S/4 Deco Diamond Monogram Glasses, Gold, $45, One King's Lane
If you want to err on the nontraditional side with a present that still screams sentiment, check out these personalized drink coasters. This made-to-order gift features solid mahogany, engraved to look like a vintage whiskey bottle with the couple's last name. Bonus—the set of four comes in a custom labeled tin, so the matching packaging will satisfy the 10-year tradition.
Personalized Wood Coasters, $29, available at Etsy
For even more beverage coverage, couples will also love the modern simplicity of these aluminum coasters, which can perfectly match any decor style. The hammered detail also adds a cool pop of texture.
Set of 4 Blake Coasters, $24.95, Crate and Barrel
For the musically-oriented couple, let them listen to their jams at the highest sound quality with a 360-degree speaker. The aluminum makes this device resistant to water, so they can enjoy it both indoors and out.
Bose SoundLink® Revolve+ Bluetooth® Speaker, $299, available at Nordstrom
If they haven't updated their cookware since their wedding, upgrade their current ones with an all-inclusive 14-piece set. Complete with everything from pots and sauce pans to a mini spatula, their tenth year of marriage will feature plenty of good eats.
Rachael Ray 14-Pc. Nonstick Cookware Set, $89.99, Macy's
Encased in an aluminum frame, this 10x10 felt message board will be a fun addition to their home. Featuring 261 letters and numbers, they can leave each other cute messages or important reminders. Their kids will get a kick out of it, too.
Felt Letter Board 10x10 with Premium Aluminum Frame, $26.95, available at Amazon