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25 Best Iron Wedding Anniversary Gift Ideas Of All Time

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Iron anniversary gift ideas

The tradition of wedding anniversary gifts goes back centuries, and each one has a special significance that deserves recognition. An iron anniversary is celebrated on the 6th year of marriage, and it’s called that because, at this point, you have surpassed those five first years.

Your marriage is strong now — like iron! Iron anniversary gifts are a great idea when made out of this material because it comes in so many forms. From cookware to engraved pieces that will become future heirlooms, these iron anniversary gifts are as sentimental and special as your relationship.

RELATED: The Best Traditional Wedding Anniversary Gifts By Year (From Your First Anniversary To Your 50th)

1. Hosley's 10" High Hammered Iron Floor Vase

This 10" iron floor vase is the perfect gift for a married couple celebrating their 6th anniversary. It will truly signify the years you've spent together. And no one will ever forget when the gift was given, seeing as the material matches the anniversary title.

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

2. Challenger Bread Pan 

Celebrate with a hand poured, artisan forged cast iron innovative pan to make satisfyingly delicious warm, perfect sourdough. The Challenger Bread Pan is a revolutionary cast iron bread pan designed and crafted to bake boules, bâtards, demi-baguettes, and other loaves of any size. 

(Challenger Breadware, $185)

3. Geekey Multi-tool

While not made from iron, the Geekey mini multi-tool is made from the next best thing: a solid chunk of 420 stainless steel. With it on your keyring, you'll never be at a loss with its 16 different tools, including a bottle opener and pipe for when work is done.

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4. Olive & Cocoa Tequila Shooter Set

Say cheers to the iron anniversary with this set of six thick textured glass shooters that sit snugly in an elegant, mission-style wrought iron stand. This clever caddy also features a handy tray at the base for fresh lime and salt garnishes. 

(Olive and Cocoa, $138)

5. Olive & Cocoa Parisian Love Lock & Key 

For the traditional gift of iron representing strength, this heart-shaped lock crafted from antiqued cast iron is a perfect choice. This working heart-shaped lock opens and closes with its matching key and makes a lovely emblem of “the key to your heart." 

(Olive and Cocoa, $38)

7. Personalized Family Wedding Tree Countdown Iron 

Created with a faux iron styled background, this custom piece includes an original Lucky Tusk countdown tree trunk of years, months, weeks, days, hours, minutes and seconds. Second to none, this piece makes an outstanding and meaningful keepsake gift to mark your 6th anniversary together. 

(Etsy, $20+)

8. Pair of Forged Iron Dice

These hand forged iron dice make an unexpected and fun gift for game lovers and collectors alike.

(Etsy, $25+)

9. Hand Forged Iron Rose

Metal flower will never die or wilt just like your affection for each other. Each eternal rose is unique because it is handmade one at a time.

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10. DreamsEden Rustic Family Figurines

Handcrafted cast iron sculpture, this is elegant and artistic in feel and design. Made of durable heavy duty cast iron, it's strong, durable, and bottom lined with velveteen to protect unwanted damage to your shelf or desk.

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11. Lucky Penny and Nickel '6 Years and Counting' Keychain

Perfect for an iron anniversary, this keychain is hand stamped with "6 years & counting" on the aluminum layer, and a heart around the year of your marriage on the nickel and penny. 

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RELATED: Why Anniversaries Are So Important (Plus, 6 Meaningful Ways To Celebrate)

12. Frederick James ‘To My Husband’ Pocket Watch

The "To My Husband" vintage pocket watches are modern with an old-fashioned twist. It's a great sign of affection to say “I love you” with this watch.

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13. Boncoo Touch Control Table Lamp Vintage Desk Lamp 

This touch lamp bedside has 3-level brightness adjusted. Just tap the antique lamp base at any angle, and the light brightness can be modified to low, medium, bright and off in cycling mode. Wrought iron made, this steampunk lamp is sturdy and high quality without any seam on the side.

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14. Engraved Iron Periodic Table of Elements Glass

Having a glass with your favorite element is a great conversation starter. Etched design is carved into the surface of the glass in frosted white, making the engraving truly permanent and the glass dishwasher safe.

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15. Interlocked Forever Iron Hearts

These Interlocked Forever Iron Hearts are ideal tributes to celebrate your anniversary. Iron symbolizes strength, perseverance, courage and determination throughout life, and there is no better way to show your love than an eternal set of hearts.

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16. Whiskey Stones Gift Set by Royal Reserve 

Imagine tasting the full, rich flavor of your favorite beverage while it is chilled just to the right sipping temperature. 

(Walmart, $32.45)

17. Galrose Beer Mug Stein

These Rustic Vessels are designed with a smooth rolled ;ip that lets you drink in comfort. Being insulated, they are not too cold to hold, but keep their cool.

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18. Lodge LMP3 Cast Iron Melting Pot

This compact 15-ounce melting pot is safe for oven, stove, or campfire cooking. Durable cast-iron construction has superior heat retention and dispersal.

(Walmart, $20.09)

19. Galrose Cheese Knife Set

This knife set is handcrafted in India from beautifully finished galvanized iron and high grade stainless steel. The galvanized handles each come in different colors for a vintage antique look.

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20. Engraved Hammer 

The best gift idea for the person in your life that you appreciate and love. This hammer is great for a handyman or do-it-yourself spouses. Classic, reliable rip hammer for framing and ripping, it's ready to tackle heavy duty jobs. 

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21. Pakt Travel Duffel

For the couple who loves adventure, this bag is it. The duffel so well-designed it practically packs itself. Perfected through hundreds of thousands of miles of global travel testing, the bag features four interior mesh pockets for storing small items, two laorge interior pockets for securing things out of site, and a zippered laundry bag to keep clean items separate. 

(Pakt, $275)

22. Enso Silicone Ring

For the active couple, renew your wedding vows with a silicone ring, the new alternative that’s challenging hard-metal rings as the ultimate stylish/comfortable/safe option for all lifestyles. You can even lift weights, do the dishes, or clean the toilet with this ring on! It's practical and chic.

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

23. Personalized Stationary

A gift that never goes out of style. The art of the written letter is lost — bring it back with this premium Marie Mae monogrammed stationary set made of high-quality cardstock.

(Marie Mae, $20)

24. Harmonist Hypnotizing Fire Candle

Like the gentle candle flame, mesmerizing and warm, this fragrance glows with soft, luxurious heat, hypnotizing you with its contrasting scents, at once spicey and warm. A scent that works divinely in any home.

(The Harmonist, $80)

25. Armitron Solar-Powered Watch

Overlaid with durable, black ionic plating, after a full charge by any type of light, enjoy a long journey as this solar-powered timepiece doesn’t need to be recharged for up to 4 months. Eco-friendly and economical. 

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

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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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