40+ Extraordinary 9th Anniversary Gifts for Him, Her or Any Couple
Every milestone deserves an equally impressive celebration to mark the occasion. So when it comes to your marriage, selecting the perfect 9 year anniversary gift is a way to show your other half how much they mean to you.
The best way to commemorate the occasion is by choosing gifts that symbolize the nine years you’ve spent together.
Traditional standards mark the ninth year as the willow or pottery anniversary, while modern lists regard leather as the representation of divine happiness.
No matter which material you use to express your undying devotion, we’ve compiled a list of some of the best gift ideas for the ninth anniversary.
What Is the 9-Year Anniversary Gift?
The materials in both the modern and traditional 9th anniversary gift lists represent desirable attributes found in every good marriage.
Traditionally, pottery uses elements of nature and simplicity to suggest these same qualities in building a healthy relationship. Willow also uses natural elements but ties in the idea of flexibility and compromise that make a marriage truly cohesive.
On the modern gift theme, leather exhibits a sense of warmth and comfort. It also alludes to durability in terms of strength and withstanding the odds.
Other elements that make up the iconic gifts for anniversaries by year are gemstones and flowers.
The ninth year is depicted by the gem lapis lazuli, which symbolizes wisdom and truth. In a similar vein, noting characteristics of faithfulness and thoughtfulness are the Bird of Paradise flowers.
With such wonderful images and concepts to represent the love and growth in nine years of marriage, it’s easy to see how these materials have quickly climbed the ranks.
Fantastic 9th Anniversary Gifts for Him
So what to get the lucky man who has brought nine years of joy and companionship into your life? When searching for an amazing wedding anniversary present for your husband, these items offer both function and thoughtfulness.
Pottery Beer Stein
Since bronze is a symbol of the previous anniversary, a wonderful way to link both old and new years together is by purchasing this bronze glazed ceramic tumbler. The glass combines the nostalgia of the past year with the promise of love and hope for the new year. Especially, it can also be personalized with dates and hearts to make the gift that much more meaningful.
Ceramic French Press Coffee Maker
This next shining example of awesome gifts for your husband incorporates both willow and ceramic, not to mention another essential ingredient: coffee! The french press holds 24 ounces of coffee and has an hourglass in the handle to manage the best timing for brewing your coffee.
Personalized Full Grain Leather Journal
For the man who loves the look and feel of a pure leather journal, this amazing binding comes with pages that are replaceable once he’s scribbled all through them. In addition to the charming material, the exterior comes with nine different designs from which to choose.
Lovely 9th Anniversary Gifts for Her
When it comes to finding the best willow and pottery gifts for your wife, you have your choice of several different personal, meaningful, and absolutely gorgeous gift options.
Not to mention, there are tons of different jewelry settings that integrate lapis lazuli into their design.
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A personalized gift for anniversaries she’ll definitely love is the photo print honoring the milestones in your relationship. This engraved photo frame list the three most memorable places and dates in any marriage: where you first met, where he proposed, and where you both said, “I do.”
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Heart Shaped Ceramic Ring Holder
A simple gift to give is this ring holder engraved with the words “Love you more.” Made from ceramic, it’s a fantastic way to showcase the traditional symbol of the nine year anniversary, while also reminding her how much she matters.
Personalized Willow Tree Art Print
Since willows play an integral part of the wedding anniversary themes by year, giving her a willow-themed gift that shows off the beauty of this tree without actually planting it provides enjoyment that lasts for decades. This stunning print is available in a number of different material bases and framing options.
Birds of Paradise Wood Journal
For the note-taker or writer in your life, a journal with a wooden cover is a unique gift she’ll cherish forever. Emblazoned with carvings of the nine-year flower, the Bird of Paradise, it’ll remind her of the past few years of happiness and the many more still to come.
Personalized Wedding Photo Album
There’s no better way to celebrate nine years of happiness than by revisiting some of your greatest moments. And what better way to do that than with a scrapbook filled with meaningful memories. This custom photo album allows you to select the initials and names on the front, the number of pages, layouts, and cover and page colors.
Romantic 9th Anniversary Gifts for Couples
Maybe your gift-giving journey has nothing to do with your own marriage and everything to do with someone else’s.
Whether on the hunt for a gift to celebrate your sibling’s, friend’s, or coworker’s happily-wedded nine years of bliss, these gifts show the happy couple just how much you care.
Pair of Personal Ceramic Chip Dips
If sharing isn’t their thing, there’s nothing more ideal than these individual chips and dip plates. As a matching set, they never have to fight over issues like who’s hogging all the chips or if someone is double-dipping. Not only do these chip dips look amazing, but they ensure many more years of squabbles around snacks.
Weeping Willow Tree Sculpture
So maybe they aren’t too good at keeping a live plant alive, making a real willow or Birds of Paradise plant a horrible representation of everlasting 9th anniversary gifts. Luckily, this silver alternative of a willow statue doesn’t require regular watering and looks just as beautiful in their home.
Woven Willow Picnic Basket
Nothing is quite so bonding as a quiet picnic for two, or maybe a family picnic in the weekend. With this willow basket, the supplies are already ready and packed for the perfect afternoon getaway. All the couple needs to bring with them is the food.
Wicker and Leather Tray
A fantastic blend of the traditional and modern themes, these serving trays use both willow wicker reeds and leather handles in their design. The trays alone make exquisite decorations and embellishments around the home. However, they are also a great way to surprise her with breakfast in bed.
Home Brew Journal
Brewing your own beer is a fun experience couples can share. They get to experiment with tastes and recipes until they find a truly unique flavor all their own. To track their progress through their brewing journey, give them this leatherette journal with spaces for notes on what they did and didn’t like.
Pottery Barn Gift Card
Price: $25.00 – $500.00
In case you need a last-minute gift but still stick to the theme of the 9th anniversary, a gift card from Pottery Barn will do the work. With many price ranges available, we are certain that the couple will appreciate this useful gift.
DIY Gift Ideas for Ninth Anniversary
While giving someone the traditional-themed gifts certainly makes the task easier, sometimes the best course of action includes a trip into DIY crafting.
Some of the best handmade alternatives require only a few materials and a little bit of creativity.
Faux China Painted Clay Coasters
A great pottery gift idea involves using painted clay to make stunning works of art. These intriguing masterpieces require a little bit of patience to create, but the results are nothing short of exemplary.
Monogram Clay Key Chains
Another simple-to-make craft for ninth anniversary is the clay key chain. These come in any number of colors, shapes, and sizes. You can also add initials and simple words to the key chain. The only limit is your imagination.
Clay Leaf Bowls
A fun craft to make or set up for the couple in question includes using leaves to make ceramic bowls. This craft requires pressing the foliage into a thin layer of clay, then cutting them out in their shapes like cookie-cutting. Afterward, mold the leaves into a bowl shape and enjoy the finished product!
Stamped Leather Coasters
All you need to make these stamped coasters is a little bit of leather, a template, and some basic crafting supplies. After cutting out the circles from the leather pieces, punch holes along the edges and seal them up with a strand of thread.
A fairly inexpensive use of the leather-inspired anniversary gift is to make bookmarks. These can easily be customized using wax staining techniques and paints to create intricate and unique designs the recipients will love.
By now, you should have a pretty good idea of the type of gift you want to give to your significant other.
No matter which of the different materials you choose to say you care, the most important thing is choosing gifts that comes from the heart. So here’s to finding the perfect gift that says “I love you” and to many, many more years of happily ever after.
To check out cool gift ideas for other anniversaries, feel free to visit our anniversary gifts by year guide anytime.
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