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6th Wedding Anniversary Gift Ideas

Author: Carrie O’Donnell

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“Love is sweet when it’s new but even sweeter when it’s true”. So, you’ve been together now for six years, and you’re looking for the perfect wedding anniversary gifts.

Traditionally, sugar is the traditional sixth wedding anniversary gift, which symbolises the sweet story of your courtship. The modern alternative is iron so there is plenty to inspire you when finding that perfect wedding anniversary gift. Iron represents the solid strength of your marriage, and paves the way for many more years to come.

We’ve put together 20 of our favourite 6th wedding anniversary gifts to help inspire you when searching for the perfect gift ideas, so if you’re searching for either a traditional gift, or modern gift, we have it covered!

Traditional Sugar Wedding Anniversary Gifts

1. Sugar Pendant Necklace

6th anniversary gift ideas

£30, Red Ruby Rouge

These candy coloured quartz pendants are a gorgeous gift and perfect if your partner doesn’t have too much of a sweet tooth! Quartz is recognised for clarity, power + energy.

2. Bali Buffing Sugar

6th anniversary gift ideas

£34.90, Coco & Eve

This triple-exfoliating buffing sugar scrub will have your partner feeling fresh and rejuvenated, and not to mention smelling delicious with its Dragonfruit and Lycee fragrance!

3. Sugar Molecule Necklace

6th anniversary gift ideas

£21.43, MolecularMotifs

This sweet gift necklace features a sugar molecule design and is perfect if you’re celebrating your sixth wedding anniversary!

4. Candy Jar Earrings

6th anniversary gift ideas

£4.49, Feelmorelove Boutique

These candy inspired earrings are a cute traditional gift for someone who loves quirky jewellery, and will be sure to get them noticed!

5. Life is Sweet, Sculpture by Doug Hyde

sixth wedding anniversary gift idea

£450, Doug Hyde

If you & your partner love art then this is a fab sugar themed gift, made from cold cast porcelain and featuring sweet details. Life is really sweet if you’re celebrating six years of married life together!

6. Personalised Haribo Sweet Tree

6th anniversary gift ideas

£23.95, Love my Gifts

These personalised sweet trees are a wonderful 6th wedding anniversary gift for any sweet lover, and if your partner loves plants too, then it’s an extra bonus! You can add a personalised message to the glass base of the tree, so once they have devoured their gift, they will have a keepsake to remember it by!

7. Large Chocolate Dipping Adventure

6th anniversary gift ideas

£35, Hotel Chocolat

A large dipping chocolate gift is perfect for all chocolate lovers and what’s even better is that it can be enjoyed by both of you, a fantastic traditional 6th wedding anniversary gift!

8. Personalised Retro Sweet Hamper

sixth wedding anniversary gift idea

£24.95, Personalised Gift Shop

This beautiful handmade wicker hamper comes full of 25 different varieties of retro and old-fashioned sweets that your partner will love! Once they’ve eaten their way through this, they also have a lovely hamper keepsake.

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9. Strawberry & Donut Bouquet

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£45, Edible Blooms

This amazing arrangement of strawberry and donuts is the perfect sixth anniversary gift to say I love you!

10. Personalised Sugar Bowl

6th anniversary gift ideas

£24, Natural Gift Store

This cute personalised sugar bowl is a great sugar inspired gift, for anyone who doesn’t like sweets or chocolate, perfect for the breakfast table. The lid can be personalised with your names & your wedding date for an extra special touch.

11. Personalised Chocolate Pizza

6th anniversary gift ideas

From £12.50, Gourmet Chocolate Pizza

Does your partner love pizza and chocolate?! Then a chocolate pizza is a unique and delicious gift idea for your 6th anniversary. It comes with a chocolate plaque too that can be personalised with your own message or perhaps your wedding date.

12. Candy Cart

6th anniversary gift ideas

£249.99, Dunster House

This is the ultimate traditional gift for your 6th anniversary! If your partner has a real sweet tooth then why not go all out and get them their own candy cart, and you can fill it with all their favourite sweets!

13. Sugar Anniversary Card

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£4.30, HuntsEnglandStore

What better way to say happy sixth anniversary than with a happy sugar anniversary card! Left blank for you to write your own message inside.

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Modern Iron Wedding Anniversary Gifts

14. Wood & Iron Shelving Unit

6th anniversary gift ideas

£834, Artisanti

This gorgeous shelving unit is great if you’re looking for a gift that uses the modern theme of iron, and combines wood and iron and gives an industrial chic design.

15. Cast Iron Wine Rack

6th anniversary gift ideas

£29, Artisanti

This cast iron rack has a gorgeous vintage feel and is a great 6th wedding anniversary gift for anyone who loves wine!

16. Hand Forged Iron Rose

6th anniversary gift ideas

£38.65, WeSellDream

Roses have a timeless beauty and are a favourite with many people. This hand forged iron rose is a stunning sixth anniversary gift and will be a beautiful keepsake.

17. Iron Fire Pit

sixth wedding anniversary gift idea

£149.99, Black Country Metalworks

This handcrafted iron fire pit is inspired by traditional Indian Kadai designs and comes complete with its own stand in a matching finish. This can also be used for cooking or even as an unusual garden planter!

18. Cast Iron Incense Bowl

sixth wedding anniversary gift idea

£8.41, Holistic Shop

This incense bowl can be used with either sticks, cones or charcoal discs for the burning of resin discs, and makes a unique 6th wedding anniversary gift.

19. Old Iron Bowl

6th anniversary gift ideas

£6, Scaramanga

These beautiful iron bowls have been given a new lease of life and were originally used as measuring bowls in Indian street markets and as serving bowls in India street Dhaba’s.


20. Iron Strip Lantern

6th anniversary gift ideas

£49.95, The Worm That Turned

If you’re looking for a practical and beautiful 6th anniversary gift this is perfect. An iron lantern is both functional and aesthetically pleasing and can be either hung on the wall or used as a free standing lantern.

We love all the gifts above and we hope it’s inspired you and given you some creative ideas for your sixth wedding anniversary! View our seventh wedding anniversary gift ideas to start planning early for next year!


Written by

Carrie O’Donnell

Carrie is a Marketing and Events specialist with over ten years’ experience working in the wedding industry, creating marketing strategies and coordinating events for a range of venues. She is also a professional pianist and plays piano for weddings, private events, in fine dining restaurants, and has played in many luxury venues around the UK. She has a love of…

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