30 Best 18th Anniversary Gifts Of All Time

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30 Best 18th Anniversary Gifts Of All Time
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It's a major achievement to make it to your 18th anniversary, celebrating almost two decades of marriage together. And any anniversary deserves to be recognized, but this one is special.

The 18th anniversary is traditionally porcelain, giving you a plethora of anniversary gifts to choose from! Well, even though porcelain is a common gift idea, cat's eye, sunflowers, garnet and even aged red wine are also associated with this anniversary.

Don't know where to start? Here are 30 wedding anniversary gifts sure to inspire you to get something special for your spouse.

1. Alyssa Polizzi White Royal Porcelain Necklace

A piece of porcelain that is 1.25" in length is held in sterling silver prongs and suspended on a 21" snake chain.The piece is handmade in Denver, CO, and is part of this collection for a limited time.

(Balefire Goods, $86)

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2. 18th 'Sunflower' Wedding Anniversary Gift

The 18th wedding anniversary is traditionally "sunflower." And these flowers are real-looking, high-quality artificial sunflower, standing about 18" tall.

(Etsy, $81.77)

3. Kuhn Rikon Mortar & Pestle

This improves on this classic (but old) technology with a two-sided bowl for grinding larger or smaller quantities. Made with unglazed porcelain, this provides just the right amount of friction to grind everything from ginger to basil leaves to nuts, with enough weight to get the job done without being unnecessarily heavy.

(Kuhn Rikon Shop, $50)

4. Alyssa Polizzi Porcelain Stud Earrings

Pieces of porcelain pottery are held in metal prongs to create unique stud earrings. Small suds are between 1/4" and 1/2" in diameter, and large studs are between 1/2" and 3/4" in diameter.

(Balefire Goods, $55)

5. Olive & Cocoa Petite Bloom Diffuser

She'll love the light, floral scent that wafts from this diffuser. The intricate, sculptural porcelain blossom extends down into a beautiful glass vessel to wick up oil and diffuse fragrance throughout the room. 

(Olive and Cocoa, $74)

6. Avignonesi Vin Santo Di Montepulciano 2002

One of the traditional 18th anniversary gifts, according to some, is a beautifully aged red wine. This Italian red delights with hints of fig, almond, and lemon, and is a delicious treat for you and your spouse on this exciting occasion.

(Wired for Wine, $185.97)

7. Eligere Studios Customizable Luxury Tee

Customize a luxury tee for your spouse for your anniversary. You can have it say anything from "18 years" to "married AF" to "forever together," or anything else you'd like, up to 15 characters.

(Eligere Studios, $148)

8. Eye of Love Pheromone Fragrance Spray

The Eye of Love Pheromone Spray has pheromone fragrances for both men and women and to attract both the opposite sex and same-sex. Pheromones increase confidence, boost attraction, and enrich personal and intimate settings.

(Eye of Love, $54)

9. Porcelain Stripe Cufflinks

A pair of porcelain cufflinks with a unique, hand-painted black stripe design with clear glossy glaze. The porcelain is fired to 1,260 degrees and glazed, making it very strong. The cufflinks are finished with silver-plated backs.

(Etsy, $32.58)

10. 18th Anniversary 'Still Having a Hoot After 18 Years Together' Coffee Mug

This 18th anniversary mug is the perfect gift for your wife or husband. Give this mug to your beloved.

(Etsy, $13.56+)

11. Cat's Eye Gemstone Tree

This wire tree uses 50ft/15m of copper wire and 100 Cat’s eye gemstone chips. Each drilled gemtone is hand strung and twisted to create a leaf.

(Etsy, $36.62)

12. Porcelain Beluga Whale Pendant

This Porcelain Beluga Whale Pendant is hand painted and handmade, and is sure to be a conversation piece for years to come.

(Etsy, $9.49)

13. Kristin Robran Ring Holder

This elegant dish has a spindle for holding your rings, and is accented with a hand-sculpted lily. It's a beautiful piece and a great way to celebrate this milestone.

(Uncommon Goods, $42)

14. Fitz and Floyd 10-piece Condiment Set

This set is made of white porcelain with wide rims, and will make every meal special.


15. Claus Porto Deco Candle

These porcelain holders that hold the candles have a distinctive, textured diamond pattern, based on motifs found in Portuguese architecture. When the candle is lit, the Diamond design creates a soft, shadowy glow from the translucent porcelain, making for a gorgeous gift that also tells a beautiful back story.

(Claus Porto, $75)

16. English Tea Store Green Toile Porcelain Teapot

This 5-cup teapot is decorated in the same beautiful pattern as the rest of the Green Toile porcelain line. Featuring a lovely Toile pattern, this teapot is finished with a floral border.

(English Tea Store, $26.79)

17. L'Objet Bird Cage

Reminiscent of keepsakes or discoveries found in a cabinet of curiosities, L'OBJET candles encapsulate fascination and craftsmanship. Featuring: hand-sculpted finials, hand-gilded 24K gold, and scents of Pink Champagne or Vetiver D'Orient.


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18. Vintage Porcelain Chinese Butterfly Satsuma Hand Painted Pottery Vase

The vase design is originally designed by PMJC INC. The 12" Satsuma hand painted porcelain vase depicts a detailed scene of butterflies. It is crafted with the highest quality and outlined in gold trim.


19. WEISHI Black Porcelain Shaving Soap Bowl With Handle

The WEISHI Shaving Soap Bowl is made of high quality stoneware, and is nice and durable. Wide enough to whip up a Rich Cloud of Foam, keep your shaving soap fresh and dust-free in this shave bowl.


20. Lenox Inspirational Frame

Crafted of pierced ivory porcelain with an intricate scroll pattern accented with gold, this lovely frame is decorated with a shining gold cross. A perfect gift for a spiritual milestone, or a special place to display a loved one's photo.


21. Pillivuyt Porcelain Rectangular Serving Platter

The classic white porcelain is durable, chip resistant, and complements an endless variety of table settings. The platter is made in France by Pillivuyt, a producer of porcelain tableware since 1818.

(Williams Sonoma, $119.95)

22. Lenox Irish Blessing Heart Keepsake Box

If you are Irish or fell in love in Ireland, this porcelain keepsake box is a beautiful and romantic gift idea. It's crafted of hand-painted Lenox fine porcelain and accented with 24 karat gold.


23. Garnet Stud Earrings in Sterling Silver

Straightforward in design and unmatched with color, these round garnet stud earrings are an ideal gift. Perfect for every day wear, the rich red hues shine through as the 7.0mm gemstones are cradled in three-prong settings.

(Zales, $69)

24. 2015 San Simeon Stormwatch, Paso Robles

San Simeon Stormwatch is a beautiful Bordeaux-style blend. Dark, rich and mouth filling, its ripe flavors of blackberry and raspberry and touches of spice and vanilla are sure to wow.

(San Antonio Winery, $70)

25. Threshold 2.5L Porcelain Pitcher

This beautiful Threshold Porcelain Pitcher doubles as an stylish centerpiece filled with pink peonies. Or, it can strike a comfortable balance between formality and hospitality when it's filled with water.

(Target, $13.99)

26. Orange Cat's Eye Gemstone Pendant

This Orange Cat's Eye Glass Pendant has crystals that exhibit a type of orderly perfection, which helps to bring healing light and loving encouragement to all beings.

(Etsy, $8.40+)

27. Green Cat's Eye Cufflinks

As a talisman, Cat's Eye makes its wearer emotionally stable, fortifies his spirit, protects from evil eye, damage, astral attacks, and strengthens family ties. It will also make its owner more strong-willed. As an amulet, it nurtures feelings of love and guards from infidelity.

(Etsy, $19.99)

28. Men's 925 'Sumatra' Sterling Silver Tiger's Eye Ring

The tiger is a symbol for power and energy and is featured prominently in Chinese mythology as one of the best in the badge of military ranking. And Tiger’s Eye gemstone is a most ancient talisman, mysterious and powerful, revered and feared, an "all-seeing, all-knowing eye."

(Etsy, $229.50)

29. Lladró Porcelain The Happiest Day Figurine

Lladró captures the beautiful moment from that special day when the bride is carried over the threshold by her adoring groom. Elegantly crafted in porcelain, this figurine makes a lovely addition to your collection.

(Macy's, $690)

30. Japanese Geisha Porcelain Sake Set

This is a porcelain sake set with 4 cups and 1 bottle. It's beautiful to put on a mantle for the couple that loves sushi and sake on date night.


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Aly Walansky is a NY-based lifestyles writer who focuses on health, wellness, and relationships. Her work appears in dozens of digital and print publications regularly. Visit her on Twitter or email her at alywalansky@gmail.com.

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