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8th Wedding Anniversary Gift Ideas

Author: Carrie O’Donnell

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If your 8th wedding anniversary is coming up soon and you’re looking for a romantic or creative anniversary gift, then we can help! Traditionally, the 8th wedding anniversary gift is bronze, a metal which represents strength and longevity.  The modern gift is linen and lace; so if you’d prefer something a bit prettier and more delicate this could be the perfect gift idea for you.

We’ve put together 20 of our favourite eighth wedding anniversary gifts to help inspire you when choosing the perfect anniversary gift for your partner with both traditional and modern gift ideas.

Traditional Bronze Wedding Anniversary Gifts

1. The Lovers Bronze Sculpture

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£54.50, Bronze Gifts

We thought this sculpture was aptly named and is a romantic 8th anniversary gift that has been hand finished and uses the traditional gift of bronze. This would make a gorgeous gift and something that can be enjoyed for years to come.

2. Personalised Pocket Watch

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£39.99, Giftsonline4u

This beautiful pocket watch features an ornate design and the back can be engraved with your own personal message, so you can make this really personal to your partner.

3. Bronze Wood & Leather Cologne

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£122, Jo Malone

Treat your partner to a gorgeous fragrance with a medley of wood, smoky and warm, bronzed by the sun. The perfect 8th anniversary gift.

4. Leather Metallic Belt

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£15, Marks and Spencer

This gorgeous leather belt features a silver buckle and bronze finish.

5. Bronze Dog Sculpture

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£95, Nelson & Forbes

This sculpture is an ideal eighth wedding anniversary gift for dog lovers, and features a limited edition series of 500 hand cast Dachshunds.

8th anniversary gift ideas

£23.64, Old Coin Cufflinks

If you are thinking, what do i get my husband for our 8th anniversary? Then these unique cufflinks are the answer. They are made using genuine 2012 one penny coins which have been polished and handmade into cufflinks. The most perfect bronze wedding anniversary gift.

7. Personalised Anniversary Artwork

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£44, Little Foundry

A beautiful handmade gift featuring a bronze compound with oak engraved letters that can be personalised with you and your partners initials and also a message of your choice.

8. Bronze Ring

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£41.78, Alameda Hardwear

A unique statement piece of jewellery featuring fault line details which will make a gorgeous wedding anniversary gift, what a stunning ring.

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9. Bronze Metal Montage Frame

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£16.50, Maison du Monde

This gift is a great way to combine and display all your favourite photographs from the past eight years of your married life.

10. Infinity Necklace

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£42, Personlized Treasure

This handmade necklace is ideal for celebrating eight years together with its infinity symbol, or number 8 charm. It can be engraved with the words years on the front too to make it more thoughtful gift.

11. Miniature Heart Bowl

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£18.93, Sarah Welch Pottery

This gorgeous handmade mini bowl has been made using bronze glazed pottery and is a fantastic anniversary gift that would make a great ring dish.

12. Bronze Herringbone Silk Handkerchief

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£14.99, The Tie Store

Why not treat your partner to a luxurious silk handkerchief that can be worn either in the office or with casual clothing, a stunning 8th wedding anniversary gift.

13. Rollerball Pen

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£49, Pen Heaven

If you’re looking for a practical gift then this vintage look pen is a great gift and has a distressed effect bronze colour.

14. Large Antique Bronze Candle Holder

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£20, Barker and Stonehouse

Elegance with a touch of vintage charm, the Large Antique Bronze Hurricane is a stunning way to introduce atmosphere and candlelight to your home.

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15. Antique Bronze Effect Planters

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If your partner loves gardening and plants then these planters will be a fantastic 8th wedding anniversary gift and will create an eye catching addition to your garden.

Modern Lace Wedding Anniversary Gifts

16. Lace Parasol

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£28, English Heritage

Why not get your partner something a bit different and also by purchasing this gift, you will be contributing towards the English heritage. It’s not only beautiful but practical too and will be an elegant addition to any outfit.

17. Lace Cross-stitch

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£47.30, Love Crafts

If your partner is very creative and love crafts then a lace cross stitch would be a wonderful modern gift, and will be something that you can both enjoy for years to come too.

18. Lace Heart Necklace

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£95, Lily Gardner

This is a truly romantic, modern anniversary gift with a small couture black lace in Perspex heart.  The lace is still woven on original 19th century looms in France and was made the same studio that made lace for Kate Middleton and Amal Clooney wedding dresses.

19. Red Roses Lace Design Candle

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£52, Jo Malone

Wedding anniversaries and Roses the perfect romantic combination. This gorgeous gift combines elegant roses with the modern theme of lace with an elegant etched lace design, the essence of true romance.

20. Lace Cuff

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£125, Lily Gardner

Something different for anyone who loves jewellery that makes a statement, this lace cuff has been handmade in London and is woven on original 19th century looms in France.

We love all the gifts above and we hope it’s inspired you and given you some creative ideas for your 8 year anniversary gift! View our ninth wedding anniversary gift ideas.


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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