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What is the history and meaning of Traditional Wedding Anniversary Gifts?

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The tradition of giving a specific gift with each year of marriage has been a part of our society for a long time. It appears to date back to Rome and Medieval Germany, however written documentation on the tradition didn’t start to appear until the 1800s. Which, according to history, makes sense, as that is[…]

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Why is leather the 3rd anniversary gift? 


Why is leather the 3rd anniversary gift

Leather is traditionally the 3rd anniversary gift because leather represents durability and flexibility. At 3 years of marriage, married couples are typically still in the learning phase of marriage. We’re getting used to each others quirks and idiosyncrasies. And more importantly, we’re learning how to cope with big and small issues as a team instead[…]

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Why is paper the first anniversary gift?

Why is paper the 1st anniversary gift?

Paper is used traditionally as the gift for year one of marriage…. Gifts on paper are symbolic. Most believe that paper anniversaries and the paper gift is representing a blank page, a new beginning and the ability to write your own story.  This article on 1st wedding anniversaries published by the Spuce.com says it perfectly: “Take[…]

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Anniversary Gifts By Year, What gift should you give?

A list of traditional anniversary wedding gifts to help you pick the best gift year after year! Newlywed couples and couples that have been in it for the long haul can start the celebration of your anniversaries by giving each other a traditional wedding anniversary gift! While these items can seem strange and often silly[…]