9th Anniversary: Traditional Gift Ideas and More
Personalized Ceramic Bowl
Did someone say movie night? Head over to your local pottery painting locale and design a popcorn bowl just for your movie nights together. Or buy a stylish one instead—we know DIY isn't for everyone.
Pier 1 Imports black & white mod geometric serving bowl, $30, Pier1.com
If we learned anything from the '80s movie Ghost, it's that spinning pottery together is a recipe for romance. Sign up for a class together and live out your Patrick Swayze/Demi Moore fantasy.
Don't downplay the effectiveness of a mug picked out just for your partner, whether it's a poignant saying or a funny cartoon. It's something that gets used daily and lasts just about forever. Matching mugs are another cute option.
OAMCEG Mr. and Mrs. coffee mug set of 2, $17, Amazon.com
Want to whip up a really original anniversary dinner? A tagine can let you cook up the taste of Morocco right in your kitchen.
Bruntmor cast iron 4-quart tagine pot, from $50, Amazon.com
Fill it with your spouse's blooms of choice.
World Market tall burnt coral textured ceramic vase, $25, WorldMarket.com
A new everyday dinner set might be in order by the time year nine rolls around.
Le Creuset 16-piece stoneware dinnerware set, $210, Nordstrom.com
Support independent artists by buying a handmade trinket.
Zotter the Potter personalized stoneware wedding anniversary pitcher, $70, Etsy.com
Present a beautiful plant or tree in a ceramic planter.
CB2 Palazzo large marbleized planter, $80, CB2.com
These chic accessories are lightweight but durable.
RADO Centrix automatic 38mm diamond ceramic bracelet watch, $2,200, Nordstrom.com
A shopping day—whether in person or online—at this popular home store could be just the redecorating catharsis you both need.
Pottery Barn gift card, from $25, PotteryBarn.com
Hair Iron or Curlers
Ceramic conducts heat well and doesn't damage hair as easily as other materials, so this is a great gift for someone who loves to primp.
T3 SinglePass luxe 1-inch ionic straightening and styling flat iron, $180, Nordstrom.com
This is a beautiful gift for an art collector or home décor enthusiast.
Jonathan Adler Menagerie mod owl sculpture, $98, JonathanAdler.com
Serve up something great on anniversary night or at your next party.
Pier 1 Imports Libbey Collection Prologue black drift 2-piece multi-size ceramic platter set, $70, Pier1.com
Pair of Lamps
Flank the bed with gorgeous mood lighting.
Crate & Barrel Ella gray table lamp set of 2, $200, CrateandBarrel.com
Tea for two? There are plenty of beautiful sets out there, but we love this delicate and colorful one.
Anthropologie Mason tea for two set, $38, Anthropologie.com
Porcelain Collectible Figurine
Give something with sentimental value that'll become more valued over time.
Lladró Happy Anniversary Couple figurine, $535, Lladro.com
Bake a special meal in for your other half in a new casserole dish or porcelain nonstick skillet.
GreenLife soft grip ceramic 7-inch and 10-inch open frypan set, $30, Amazon.com
This symbolic gift is thought to promote harmony in a relationship.
World Market ceramic hanging bell, $8, WorldMarket.com
Porcelain Jewelry Box
Make sure to fill it with something good.
Rosanna hearts jewelry box, $20, Bloomingdales.com
Something for the porcelain jewelry box, perhaps?
Susan Gordon Pottery round ceramic earring studs in 22K gold, $32, Etsy.com
Go on a romantic picnic together for your anniversary.
Picnic Time heart willow picnic basket with deluxe service for two, $94, Amazon.com
Fans of home décor—and proponents of environmental awareness—would appreciate furnishings made with this renewable material.
Urban Outfitters willow wicker chair, $179, UrbanOutfitters.com
Weeping Willow Tree
Pick up a mini tabletop version of this distinctively shaped tree.
Hirt's Gardens Tree of Enchantment weeping pussy willow tree in 6-inch pot, $25, Amazon.com
The Wind in the Willows
Recapture your childhood reading this classic book together.
The Wind in the Willows: An Illustrated Classic, $12 for hardcover, Amazon.com
The bat in a traditional cricket set is actually made of willow. It makes for a great summertime lawn game.
Pro Impact cricket bat, $60, Amazon.com
Breakfast in bed? Yes, please.
English Tea Store rectangular white willow tray, $12, EnglishTeaStore.com
Trip to Willow, Alaska
Up for a far-flung adventure? Head over to Alaska.
Willow the Movie
Spend a rainy anniversary night watching this Ron Howard classic.
Prime Video Willow, from $15, Amazon.com
Bestow a genuine willow flute on a musical spouse.
Taiga Music Art willow flute, $45, Etsy.com
Wear a woven bag made from wicker.
Loeffler Randall Lorna wicker tote, $295, Shopbop.com
Prepare for that Alaska trip with (faux) leather luggage tags.
The Knot Wedding Shop faux leather luggage tag, $15, TheKnotShop.com
Make your spouse (or should we say your spouse's phone) feel secure.
Madewell card slot leather iPhone X/Xs case, $30, Nordstrom.com
Improve your partner's commute with a sturdy, stylish accessory.
Shinola The Runwell backpack, from $995, Shinola.com
Nothing elevates a home like fine leather goods.
World Market bi-cast Tyler leather molded barstool, $250, WorldMarket.com
Candles are a common gift, but a leather scent is anything but overdone.
MALIN and GOETZ leather candle, $55, Bloomingdales.com
Say hello to at-home and on-the-run comfort—sturdy slippers can be worn indoors and out.
L.L. Bean men's Wicked Good moccasins, $79, LLBean.com
Hand-painted jackets are having a moment. Personalize yours with a name, wedding date or both to really make it count.
Write Pretty for Me hand-painted custom jacket, from $150, Etsy.com
Have you ever seen such a functional, fashionable mousepad? It comes with a tray for pens and the likes.
Anthropologie leather mouse pad, $56, Anthropologie.com
Every time your partner pulls it out, you'll come to mind.
Smythson women's Panama flat card holder, $165, Amazon.com
Lost keys no more. It only took nine years!
Jenni Kayne leather catchall, $65, JenniKayne.com
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