30 Best 6th Wedding Anniversary Gift Ideas Of All Time

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The 6th wedding anniversary doesn't sound like an important one, but it definitely is. Since the first five years are seen by many as "early years" in your marriage, by year six, you're in it for the long haul.

The traditional wedding anniversary gifts for the sixth year is candy (for sweetness) or iron (for strength), and a more modern gift is wood, which stands for a long-lasting and solid marriage. Keeping that in mind, you can celebrate your wedding anniversary by gifting your spouse these gifts. Here's to many more years together!

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1. Callaway Golf Apex Iron 

This is the ultimate iron for both seasoned and new golfers. Whether you and/or your spouse have a passion for golf or love the game as a fun hobby, the Apex Iron is designed for extremely soft feel, and consistent distance with playability and optimal ball flight, control and speed.

(Callaway Golf, $1,400+)

2. Hohem iSteady Mobile+ Stabilizer

With Hohem's iSteady Mobile+ Stabilizer, you can capture stunning and seamless video footage on your next anniversary trip. This gadget turns you into a professional director overnight with its features: zoom and focus, slow-motion, time lapse, sports mode to shoot smooth shots while running, cycling, or traveling over rugged terrain, up to 12 hours running time, and more.

(Check rates and reviews on Amazon)

3. Round Marble & Acacia Wood Serving Board

Wood is a common gift for this anniversary, so celebrate via a smooth, elegant, round serving board. It's made from cool marble and warm wood, which is ideal for showcasing appetizers or desserts.

(Nordstrom, $49.90)

4. Jo Malone Wood Sage & Sea Salt Cologne

A woodsy cologne where sage defines the base, this scent is is woody with earthy, aromatic tones that bring a natural depth.

(Nordstrom, $70+)

5. Glass Photo Prints

Fracture provides a simple, unique way to preserve and display those moments. Find a photo you love, upload it, pick a size, and they'll print your picture onto durable, frameless glass. It's shipped to you in an eco-friendly package, ready to mount with one screw.

(Fracture, starting at $17)

6. Gerard Bertrand Cote Des Roses Rosé

How about an "adult" spin on the traditionall 6th wedding anniversary with this delicious wine? It has floral notes and notes of candy. It's like giving flowers, a bottle of wine, and a box of sweets all in one.

(Wired for Wine, $36.97)

7. Amethyst and Diamond Ring

Celebrate the "Big Six" with this beautiful amethyst ring. It's made to be noticed and get stares from everyone around, and they'll beam with jealousy.

(Diamond Vault, $3,273)

8. Original Grain Wood & Steel Watch 

Original Grain makes reclaimed wood and steel watches. Tradition states that gifting something with wood for your 6-year anniversary signifies a long-lasting and solid marriage. 

(Original Grain$189+)

9. Couples Photoshoot

Instead of buying a simple box of chocolates, a couples photoshoot is the perfect way to capture the strength and the sweetness of the relationship. These photos provide beautiful memories for years to come and are a touching gift to any other half.

(Perfocal, starting at £99)

10. Infinity Knot Ring

Add some sparkle to your sixth anniversary with the Infinity Knot Ring. Custom engravings add a personal touch, and knot details symbolize the many more years to come.

(Jewlr$99)

11. BP. Set of 3 Wood Bangle Bracelets

Whether stacked or worn alone, these chunky wood bangles add a scene-stealing element to your everyday look.

(Nordstrom, $35)

12. Olive & Cocoa Boardwalk Delights Crate

This nostalgia-filled collection includes saltwater taffy, huckleberry licorice, cotton candy flavored popcorn, multicolored jellybeans, artisanal violet candies, and gourmet lemon shortbread cookies. All arrive gift wrapped together in a hand crafted wood crate with ribbon.

(Olive and Cocoa, $98)

13. Olive & Cocoa Parisian Love Lock & Key

This working heart-shaped lock opens and closes with its matching key and makes a lovely emblem of “the key to your heart." Lock measures 4 3/4" tall, key measures 2 3/4" tall, and the set comes gift wrapped along with a story card.

(Olive and Cocoa, $38)

14. Olive & Cocoa Rosso Amore

An impressive gift of love, this lush and abundant display of one or two dozen deep red roses is paired with dark foliage and natural branches in a long, dark stained hand crafted wood trough.

(Olive and Cocoa, $114 for 1 dozen, $198 for 2 dozen)

15. Phoenix Modern Industrial Ladder Wall Mounted Bookcase

Combining the traditional iron and the contemporary theme of wood, a high-quality, sustainable piece of furniture with these elements is the perfect choice. The Phoenix wall-mounted bookcase is made of solid Paulownia, a lightweight but strong and fast-growing tree, for a lighthearted, stable relationship. 

(SillAppeal, $314.99)

16. Ivory Basket Woven Raffia Tote 

Lulu Dharma’s eco-friendly raffia tote is a versatile and stylish gift for this milestone. Not only is the bag spacious and reliable, the 100 percent poplar wood handles make for a stylish and sustainable take on this theme. 

(Lulu Dharma, $78)

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17. The Pavé Earrings

The Pavé Earrings from M.M.LaFleur is a fun twist on the classic anniversary theme representing one of its 3 colors: White. The 14K white gold studs take on tradition and infinite elegance, not to mention an essential for every jewelry box. 

(M.M. Lafleur, $225)

18. Rose Quartz Hexagon Pendant

Though it’s thought of as the stone of love, the rose quartz crystal meaning is also one of unconditional love. With 6 years in the books, remind her that the love you share is stronger than ever.

(Nordstrom, $74)

19. Iron Bookmark

Each Iron Bookmark is hand made using hammer and anvil to make a truly unique, one-off item. Once forged, they are cleaned and polished to a high shine and then coated with wax to create a protective and attractive patina.

(Etsy, $25+)

20. Treasure & Bond Extra Large Wood Cheese Board

Prepare and serve cheese and charcuterie spreads on a wood board that's large enough to beautifully display the food and gather the whole family around.

(Nordstrom, $49.90)

21. 5" Engraved Cast Iron Skillet 

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Though there's an option for a decoration only skillet, the functional option is a bronze color. It's seasoned for use to bake or cook with and won't harm the engraving.

(Etsy, $35)

22. Engraved Iron Heart Sculpture

Each heart is hand forged in a traditional coke forge and formed into a heart over the anvil, making each one slightly different and unique. Just add choices of wording to the heart to make it a personalized gift.

(Etsy, $34.98)

23. Iron Infinity Symbol

The iron infinity symbol is made entirely of iron and polished to a shine. It will be an indispensable gift for your wedding anniversary and signifies your lasting love.

(Etsy, $45)

24. Iron Heart Bracelet

This hand forged heart bracelet is made from solid iron and finished off with soft, cotton cording, and a sliding closure to fit any size wrist. The heart measures approximately 7/8" across.

(Etsy, $43)

25. Serene House Ultrasonic Cool Mist Macaron Aromatherapy Diffuser

An elegant way to fill your living space with the scents you love, this beautifully designed electric aromatherapy diffuser couldn't be easier to use.

(Nordstrom, $32.90)

26. Iron Wine Rack

This iron wine rack has a 24-bottle capacity with a lattice shelf above bottle holders, iron construction, and black finish with elegant scrollwork.

(Hayneedle, $109)

27. Danya B. San Remo Metal Wall Sconce Set

A beautiful extension of black twisted wrought iron, these sconces have a cylindrical glass hurricane suitable for a pillar candle. This candleholder can match many decor styles, from retro to country, making it a great gift for anyone with a passion for home decor.

(Overstock, $39.95)

28. Sugarwish Candygram

This candygram comes in various size boxes that can be customized with your spouse's favorite treats. What's sweeter than that?

(Sugarwish, $19.50+)

29. Bouquet of 1 Dozen Chocolate Roses

One or two dozen chocolate rose lollipops are arranged in a flower pot, and decorated with tulle and ribbon. Roses are available in red, pink, yellow, white, purple, or light blue.

(Etsy, $28+)

30. Harry & David Signature Chocolate Truffles

There's nothing quite like biting into the creamy center of a premium quality gourmet chocolate truffle. The signature truffle recipe has been used for over 30 years, and these treats come in an array of flavors, like milk chocolate, white coffee, and dark chocolate cherry.

(Harry and David, $39.99)

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Aly Walansky is a NY-based lifestyles writer who loves browsing for cute gifts (and great sales) on the Internet, so she found a way to make it part of her job! Find her on Twitter or via email.

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