50+ Amazing 8 Year Anniversary Gift Ideas (2021)
Looking for 8 year anniversary gift ideas? Celebrating eight years of marriage is a significant milestone for any married couple in love, so you’ll want to choose the perfect present for your spouse.
Otherwise known as the bronze anniversary, some gift ideas for the 8th wedding anniversary include any present featuring bronze. This could be a special piece of jewelry, or a beautiful ornament, for example.
Whether you’re choosing for your other half or an important couple close to you, we’re here to help with the celebration. Welcome to our guide on choosing the best 8 year anniversary gift.
What Is the 8 Year Anniversary Gift?
- Traditional Gifts: Bronze or Pottery
As mentioned, the traditional gift theme for the 8th year is bronze, which represents the beauty and durability of the marriage. The alternative traditional gift theme is pottery, which is indicative of nature and simplicity.
- Modern Gifts: Linen or Lace
If you’d prefer to opt for the modern gift theme, consider choosing a present featuring linen or lace. Both these fabrics are gentle and delicate, representing a marriage that still feels new and fresh. The fabrics are both durable and long-lasting, another representation of an eight-year marriage.
- Gemstones: Tourmaline or Tanzanite
The gemstones that signify the 8th anniversary are the stunning sparkling tourmaline or tanzanite stones. For a truly special gift, consider giving jewelry that features one of these precious stones.
- Flowers: Lilacs or Clematis
If you’re feeling stuck on what to buy, you can always opt for a beautiful bouquet of lilacs or clematis. These are the blooms that represent the eighth anniversary, and anyone would be thrilled to receive a bunch of these gorgeous purple flowers.
No matter if you’d prefer to opt for the traditional or modern gift theme for the eight year anniversary, there are plenty of beautiful, creative, and ideas for you to choose from. Here are some of our top picks.
8 Year Anniversary Gift Ideas for Him
Want to let the special man in your life know that you care? Choose one of these bronze anniversary gifts and he’s sure to smile. From watches to shirts, there’s a gift to suit all tastes.
8th Anniversary Family Canvas Print
Eight years is quite a significant amount of time that you two have spent together as partners. And this beautiful wall art makes for a thoughtful gift for your wife on this special occasion.
It features a simplistic design with a star map reminding you that your fate is written in the stars. You can easily add your kids to make it more meaningful.
Tree-Shaped Song Lyrics Wall Art
Is there a special song that comes to your mind every time you think of your partner? So why not turn it into a tree-shaped song lyrics wall art to gift your partner on your 8th anniversary?
You can customize it by adding
- your names
- your special date
- any song lyrics
8 Wonderful Years Linen Background Desktop Plaque
After spending an amazing eight years living and loving together, your love is beautiful than ever! Let this custom desktop plaque marks your milestone. This romantic keepsake shows how much you love and appreciate each other.
Bronze Belt Buckle
Fashioned from bronze, this trendy custom belt buckle is one of the most idealist gift ideas for your husband on this 8 year anniversary. It will look great teamed with his favorite pair of jeans. Why not have it engraved to make it an extra special present?
Heart-Shaped Song Lyrics Blanket
This super-soft blanket is the perfect gift to wrap up warm underneath while watching a movie in front of the television. Plus, the material is breathable, meaning it works great in warmer climates as well as cold.
We’re Still Married Funny Coffee Mug
Make him grin with this funny coffee mug. It’s a unique and hilarious way to say thanks and express your love on your upcoming bronze anniversary. Every time he sips his morning coffee, he’ll definitely think of you.
Calendar Bronze Cufflinks
These handmade solid bronze cufflinks will look dashing paired with a smart shirt on an important evening out. A unique gift, you can even mark them with a special date such as your wedding anniversary.
Star Map Pillow
Make your 8th anniversary unforgettable with this custom star map pillow. This night sky print features a lovely star map of your big day with coordinates. Additionally, you can customize this with your names and wedding date.
Bronze Wallet Insert
Mark your eighth wedding anniversary with this engraved wallet insert. Made from antiqued bronze, you can even write a little note on it to make your hubby feel super special.
Leather Copper Bracelet
Smart and stylish, this leather copper bracelet will look effortlessly cool hanging from his wrist. It comes with a coordinating bangle too, so you can have a matching one to wear.
Wood Dock with Bronze Nameplate
This sleek and cool-looking wooden docking station will make a great gift for your man. Both practical and special, he will certainly appreciate this one!
Vinyl Record Spiral Song Lyrics
This canvas is a one-of-a-kind piece of music art for your husband that is meant to evoke memories of your first dance. Simply choose any song that speaks to you and type your names and dates to turn this home décor into a romantic keepsake.
Ceramic Stemless Wine Glass
If you’d like to gift him a pottery-themed present, you can’t go wrong with this handsome stemless wine glass. He’ll love nothing more than sipping his favorite type of red wine from this hand-crafted glass, complete with his initials.
Custom Tie Bar
Rest assured that his tie will always be in place with this custom bar. Smooth and sophisticated, the bar can be personalized with his initials to make it even more special.
An Amazing Husband Funny Glass
For a unique gift for your 8th anniversary, send him this pint glass to make him laugh. It will look perfect with any table setting. Every time he reaches for it and fills it with his favorite beverage, he’ll surely think of you.
Michael Kors Slim Runway Quartz Watch
Sneak into his good books by gifting him this snazzy quartz watch by Michael Kors. Ultra-sleek and crafted from stainless steel, this is one watch he’ll be proud to have sitting on his wrist.
You Have Been The Last Dream Of My Soul
This is a romantic eight-anniversary gift for your husband where the vintage lace piece works as a modern gift. You can personalize this wall art by including your wedding date as well as your names.
Opt for the modern gift theme by offering your man this smart linen shirt. Slim fitting and long-sleeved, it’s ideal for those balmy summer evenings.
Wedded Lace Tie
He’ll look super dapper wearing this sophisticated wedded lace tie to the next big event. Choose from various colors including grey and soft pink to pick him a style he’ll love.
If your man’s a fan of liquor and snacks, then he’ll love one of these thoughtful gift baskets. There are tons of options so you’re sure to find the perfect basket to suit his tastes.
How Do I Love Thee from A-Z
Make his heart melt by filling in this ‘How do I love thee from A-Z’ book. There are 26 cute prompts laid out for you to fill in, leaving him with a heart-warming memoir to keep.
8 Year Anniversary Gift Ideas for Her
Gain those brownie points and choose a bronze wedding anniversary gift that she’ll adore. Here are some of the best gifts for your wife.
Couple 8th Anniversary With Bronze Heart
This personalized wall art is the perfect anniversary gift to celebrate 8 years together. Give it to your husband or wife to show your true love!
8 Years of Marriage Mr Scrabble Wall Art
On this anniversary, gift your partner this meaningful wall art. It is a perfect 8-year anniversary gift for him that features your photo together. You can also add your name and wedding date to turn this wall art into a memento of your undying love.
To My Wife Pillow
For your upcoming eighth year anniversary, you can’t go wrong with this pillow. It comes with a short poem to show your affection if you are lost for words. Besides, this pillow is perfect for the bedroom, living room sofa, or while traveling, which means your wife is going to be using it for many special days to come.
Bronze Twist Earrings
Every lady appreciates a gift of jewelry on a wedding anniversary, and these pretty bronze drop-down earrings match the theme perfectly. They’ll look great any time – whether worn for work or a few drinks at the bar.
Bronze Twist Earrings
Stick to the traditional gift theme and give her this simple yet elegant bronze bracelet. To make it more personal, be sure to have her initials engraved inside the cuff.
Star Map Art Print
This is a truly special and sentimental gift that your wife will surely love! Featuring the star map on the night of your wedding, you can customize the print with your names and the wedding date to make it even more unique as well.
Bronze Twist Earrings
This bronze bird nest jewelry organizer will look even more beautiful sitting on her vanity cabinet draped with her favorite pieces. There’s even a small wired ‘bird’s nest’ to hold rings, earrings, and other small trinkets.
Ceramic Heart Jewelry Bowls
Another great jewelry storage option are these handmade heart bowls crafted from bronze. They’ll look beautiful sitting on her bedroom wardrobe, full of her favourite sparkling rings. The question is – how many will she need?
Ray-Ban Sunglasses – Shiny Light Bronze
What woman wouldn’t appreciate a pair of snazzy Ray-Ban? Gift her these stylish round ray bans, and she’ll be appreciative of you every time the sun peeks out. Opt for a bronze coloring option to make it link to the wedding anniversary theme.
Monogram Ring Dish
Alternatively, maybe she’d prefer this monogram ring dish? It can be engraved with both of your names and wedding anniversary date, making it a special keepsake for the both of you.
Write her name in your handwriting and have it transformed into this very special brooch. It comes in a range of finishes too including sterling silver and rose gold, so you can customize it to suit her tastes.
Multi Tourmaline Ring
She’ll be lost for words when you gift her this stunning Multi Tourmaline Ring on your 8th anniversary. Featuring all amazing colors of tourmaline, this is one ring you won’t see around often.
Treat her to this dazzlingly beautiful teardrop necklace that features a sparkling tanzanite gemstone which is the traditional stone for the eighth year anniversary. It’s sure to add glamour to any outfit she wears.
Linen Bath Robe
If you are looking for linen gifts for her, check out this linen bath robe. She’s gonna love the comfy feeling that this soft & high quality robe brings after a relaxing bath.
A Bouquet of Clematis or Lilacs
What lady doesn’t love a bouquet of beautiful blooms? Visit the local flower shop and choose pretty lilacs or intriguing clematis to follow the traditional flowers theme for the anniversary. Bonus points if you present them to her in a gorgeous vase.
She’ll feel like a goddess when she wears this sensual lace babydoll lingerie to bed. Available in a rainbow of colors, choose her favorite to make her feel special. Trust us, this gift can truly level up your date night.
Orange Clove Soy Candle
Not only does this scented candle smell heavenly, but it’s an eco-friendly gift too. The pretty orange glass is crafted from recycled glass, and the candle is 100% soy.
8th Wedding Anniversary Gifts for Couple
Is there a special couple close to you that you’d like to treat on their eighth wedding anniversary? Choose one of these anniversary gifts for them and you’ll have them beaming with happiness.
Being Deeply Loved By Someone Canvas
This wall art holds a universal truth. Gift it to the couple you know on their bronze anniversary. The extra touch of thoughtfulness will make it a meaningful anniversary present. Brighten up their love nest with this beautiful inspirational quote sign.
8 Years Bottle Opener
Everyone needs a bottle opener to crack open their favorite beverage of choice, and this fun option is about as good as they come. Easily personalized, this is an anniversary gift that most couples will appreciate.
These small bronze figurines are simply adorable, and they’ll add an artistic feel to the living room of their house or apartment. Choose the figurines on their own or get them with the base too.
Gift your favorite couple this sweet matching keychain set that creates a heart when held together. They can be personalized with initials too, making them an extra special present.
This bronze wind chime makes soothing music to the sound of the breeze and is ideal for any couple with a garden or outdoor space. It fits the traditional bronze anniversary gift scheme too, so there’s another tick.
Moscow Mule Copper Mugs
Cocktail making will be so much more fun with these Moscow mule copper mugs. Perfect for parties and get-togethers, these glitzy mugs are sure to steal the show.
Bronze Clay Bowls
These stylish bronze clay bowls will fit into any modern kitchen. They’re ideal for displaying food at a small party including chips and salads. Plus, glazed with bronze on the inside, they match the traditional gift theme too.
Instead of gifting them a pottery present, why not give them the chance to learn how to create ceramics? After all, sometimes an experience as a gift can be so much more meaningful than an object.
Faux Bois Vase
This gorgeous faux bois vase will look perfectly filled with colorful and vibrant flowers. Any couple is sure to love it sitting on their dining table with their favorite blooms peeking out.
Make any dinner table look elegant and chic with this fancy lace tablecloth. It’s ideal for formal dinner parties, important lunches, or any time you’d like to add some sophistication to a special meal.
Linen Bedding Sheets
These handcrafted linen bedding sheets are of high quality, ensuring a comfy night’s sleep. Choose from a selection of styles and colors for the perfect gift.
These beautiful linen napkins are ideal for any special occasion. Whether you want to choose one singular napkin or a whole set, there are plenty of options when it comes to quantities and colors.
The creative couple will adore this anniversary journal, featuring their names and wedding date on the front cover. Inside, couples have the chance to fill the book with memories of their special day, making it a keepsake to pass onto the grandkids.
Wedding Anniversary Clock
This grand wedding anniversary clock is the ideal gift for any couple celebrating eight years together. Choose from a selection of base colors and add names to make it a gift they’ll never forget.
Compact Swivel Cheese & Tapas Board
Foodies will love this compact swivel cheese and tapas board. It’s the perfect gift for couples that love hosting get-togethers with friends, so look forward to plenty more invites.
Movie Marquee Photo Print
Make them chuckle with this custom movie marquee photo print. It will look fabulous hanging close by to the television screen, and it’s a great choice for movie lovers.
Resin Chopping Board
This stunning resin cutting board is ideal for the couple that loves the beach and cooking. Every time they chop up their onions, they’ll be reminded of the unique and thoughtful gift you gave them on their 8-year wedding anniversary.
Pottery Barn Gift Cards
Still stuck on what to buy for the couple? This gift card from Pottery Barn can be an awesome last minute gift that can save your day. The special couple can get some nice quality interiors with this card.
Fresh Linen Scented Candle
Finally, you can’t go wrong with a well-crafted candle and this option emits the soothing fragrance of fresh linen. Listed as a slow burner, this is one candle that’s fabulous value for money too.
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Ready to Celebrate the Bronze Anniversary?
Whether you’re choosing the right gift for this upcoming 8th anniversary for the love of your life or a special couple close to you, there are tons of creative, beautiful, and useful presents on the list to suit different tastes.
You can choose gifts that align with the traditional and modern gift theme to celebrate the milestone classically. Or opt for a creative & unique one like the resin cutting board.
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