Congratulations! 10 years of marriage is a glorious milestone, and such an achievement, too. No pressure… but you should probably start your search for the perfect 10th wedding anniversary gift if you want the next decade to be just as idyllic.
We have all the wedding anniversary gift inspiration you need to make your 10th anniversary celebrations super special, including both traditional anniversary gifts and some sweet modern alternatives for you to choose between. While you've got anniversaries on the brain, we also have some sweet wedding anniversary wishes if you're wondering what to write in the card.
10th Wedding Anniversary Gifts: 32 Traditional and Modern Options
To mark 10 years of marriage, the wedding anniversary gift is traditionally tin – which doesn’t sound particularly romantic, but the fact it symbolises strength and resilience certainly is. If you want to go down the traditional route, presents that represent tin will nod to your long-lasting commitment.
If you want an alternative and a more contemporary representation of your love, then diamonds are the modern 10 year anniversary gift of choice. And what could be better than shopping for every girl’s best friend? Actually, let’s be honest, the right diamond gift can be everybody’s best friend.
You’ll love our selection of traditional and contemporary gifts – there is something for everyone.
- Traditional Tin 10th Year Wedding Anniversary Gifts
- Modern Diamond 10th Year Wedding Anniversary Gifts
Traditional Tin 10th Year Wedding Anniversary Gifts
You can select a traditional 10th wedding anniversary present that’s large or small, and there is certainly scope to find something personal and meaningful. Shopping for a lover of flowers? Then a metallic tin-style vase would be a cute touch to mark a 10 year anniversary.
Maybe there is a certain fragrance that reminds you of your wedding day – you can find a candle in a tin to evoke the scent of your wedding perfume. Shopping for a 10 year anniversary gift for someone with a sweet tooth? Then you’re in luck, there is a huge array of luxurious chocolates, biscuits and more in pretty boxes and tins. Here are our favourite picks...
1. Tin Can Cocktail Cup in Copper – £17.99, Drink Stuff
Have you got a signature wedding cocktail? Or maybe you want to treat your other half to an evening of mojitos while you reminisce over your wedding day. Either way, the Tin Can Cocktail Cup in Copper, £17.99 for six, is a brilliant gift. It's made of 100% food-safe copper so it's extra suitable for cocktails like Moscow Mules or Mint Juleps.
Pros & Cons: The bean tin design of this cocktail cup is perfect for adding a touch of upcycled industrial chic to your latest creation. It's hand-wash only, but you can sit a smaller tumbler inside it for easy clean-up. Next-day delivery is available, so it's perfect if you're searching for a last-minute wedding anniversary gift.
2. Blue And White 10th Anniversary Tin – £31, Not On The High Street
The Personalised Blue And White Tin, £31, can make a really thoughtful 10th wedding anniversary gift. Fill it with photographs, postcards, letters, tickets and keepsakes for an extra romantic touch to mark 10 years of marriage. Plus, because it's made to order it feels extra special.
Pros & Cons: This tin is made by a British company, and being able to support a small business is always a pro in our books. If you're out to impress, opt for the gift box at checkout. It'll cost an extra £4.50, but you'll be able to save yourself the trouble of gift wrapping it once it arrives.
3. Biscuiteers Ice Lollies Iced Biscuit Tin – £40, Selfridges
Too good looking to eat? Almost! The Biscuiteers Ice Lolly Biscuit Gift Tin, £40, is full to the brim of delicious biscuits ideal for celebrating a 10 year wedding anniversary. The ice lolly shapes are especially perfect if it's a summertime anniversary.
Pros & Cons: This biscuit tin is part of Selfridges' Project Earth edit, which means that it's been specially selected for being kinder to people and the planet. You can get this delivered to your home or opt for their handy click-and-collect service. Take note of the allergens though, which include peanuts, nuts, sesame, gluten, soya, and eggs.
4. Luxury Chocolate Loaf Cake in Tin – £12.95, Liberty London
If you enjoyed some delicious chocolate wedding cake on your big day, then treat your partner to this delicious bake for your 10 year anniversary gift. The Luxury Chocolate Loaf Cake in Tin is a bargain buy for your milestone anniversary at just £12.95.
Pros & Cons: Since this is a food item, it's good to be mindful of allergens. This loaf cake contains eggs, milk, wheat, and soya. It might have an affordable price tag, but this anniversary gift is still out to impress - it's made with the highest quality ingredients available for a melt-in-your-mouth texture.
When it comes to delivery, you can click and collect this at your local Liberty store or opt for home delivery.
5. Rose Gold Tin Candle Making Kit – £25, Not On The High Street
Shopping for a candle lover? Why not treat them to a DIY Candle Making Kit, £25, and you can enjoy making them together. The kit makes two scented candles and includes soy wax, two rose gold tins, and two fragrances in Lavender & Chamomile and Mango & Dragonfruit. You'll also find a wax thermometer, two wicks, and two wick centering sticks.
Pros & Cons: The box this candle-making kit arrives in is completely recyclable, so ideal if you're trying to be more environmentally conscious. You can also add a personalised spin with a 'Hand Poured by' sticker. Make it even more personal and opt for a scent that reminds you of your wedding candles.
6. 10 Year Anniversary Memory Tin – £26, Not On The High Street
A tin with a romantic twist, the 10 Year Anniversary Memory Gift Tin, £26, comprises a wish bracelet, a custom gift tag and a ‘just for you' note and it can be personalised, too. There'll even be two small hessian bags for storing a few sentimental keepsakes from your 10 wedded years together.
Pros & Cons: This shop recommends that the bracelet be tied to your wrist using at least three tight knots, so it can move freely but still say securely on your arm. A second bracelet can be added so you can both wear one as a constant reminder of your love.
Other available add-ons include a self-heating eye mask and giant milk chocolate buttons for a cosy evening in. This gift tin will come in plastic-free packaging with free standard postage through Royal Mail.
7. Veuve Clicquot & Tape 10th Anniversary Tin – £59.99, Selfridges
Is it even your 10th wedding anniversary if you don’t celebrate with a fancy bottle of fizz? This Veuve Clicquot exclusive limited-edition Champagne with personalised tin, £59.99, feels extra fancy! Personalise it with a cute note and keep the tin as a keepsake box. The cassette shape is perfect if music plays a big role in your relationship.
Pros & Cons: The tape has space for 32 characters, giving you plenty of room to write your names or a short message. Since it's available through Selfridges, you can do next-day click and collect or have it delivered to your home.
8. Platinum Caviar Wedding Anniversary Tin – £65, Fortnum & Mason
In the spirit of luxury, and if your taste permits, this gastronomic treat is something you’ll remember for the next decade. A gold tin of Belgian Platinum Caviar, 30g, £65, is a truly delicious experience served alone on blinis or over smoked salmon for a lavish 10 year anniversary celebration breakfast.
Pros & Cons: Since this is a perishable product, there are some conditions when it comes to delivery - it has to be delivered on a specified date to a limited postal area. If you want something even more luxe, there's a 50g tin that you can choose.
9. Personalised 10th Anniversary Tea Gift in Tin – £12, Harrods
The tea drinker in your life will feel well and truly spoiled with this pun-derful tea tin. This personalisable tin, £12, comes with 50 teabags, making it a perfect 10th wedding anniversary gift.
Pros & Cons: The label of this tin can be personalised with your choice of colour, as well as a message commemorating the anniversary. Reviews also mention that it's a lovely keepsake to store on your kitchen counter as a reminder of your decade of marriage. Opt for either standard or tracked express delivery.
10. Set of 2 Pretty Petal Tin Candles – £22, Anthropologie
Cute and fun, this scented candle set comes with two tin candles with a pretty floral design. The scents include Santal Blush and Neroli Bergamot, for a touch of earthy sophistication. It's the perfect 10th anniversary gift for someone who can't resist a lovely candle.
Pros & Cons: One of the beauties of tin candle holders is the fact that they're reusable, so you can keep enjoying the design of these candles long after the original candle has burnt out. You might be able to get this set for click-and-collect at your local Anthropologie. Standard delivery can take up to five days, while express delivery means these candles can arrive in as little as one day.
11. Metal Tin Shaped Vase – £10.95, Not On The High Street
We adore the rustic feel of this Metal Tin Shaped Vase, £10.95, which would look gorgeous filled with flowers from the garden or a small posy. It's a great pick if you're after a budget-friendly 10th wedding anniversary gift idea. Choose from a copper or rust finish.
Pros & Cons: If you want to maintain the finish of your tin vase, you'll have to take care not to put it in the dishwasher or use harsh chemicals. A quick rinse and air drying is more than enough. You have a few different delivery options to choose from, including standard and tracked express. You also have the choice of Saturday delivery, so you can easily arrange it around a busy schedule.
12. Personalised Pen Set – £19.99, Etsy
If your other half is a fan of penmanship and calligraphy – or simply looking for a new hobby – they are sure to love the beautifully-presented personalised ballpoint pen and box, £19.99. It's an ideal 10th anniversary gift for him, and comes with a pen, three nibs and ink. Check out these romantic love quotes if you want something to write with it.
Pros & Cons: This tin is chrome plated, giving it a smooth, luxe finish, and is also lined inside. It's sent from a small UK-based business, so you can feel good about supporting local as you shop. They promise speedy delivery, too, ideal if you're in a rush to find a gift.
13. Aberfeldy 12 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky Tin – £48, Harvey Nichols
This is the perfect 10 year anniversary gift for a whiskey lover. The award-winning Aberfeldy 12 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky, £48, comes in a special gold bar-style tin. The whiskey has notes of syrup, spices, vanilla fudge, and tropical fruit. If the lucky recipient really knows their stuff, they might even get a hint of peat smoke.
Pros & Cons: This is a single malt scotch, so if they prefer lighter flavours, you might have more luck with something like a bourbon. When it comes to delivery, you can choose Harvey Nichols' free click-and-collect option and pick it up in-store, or have it delivered to your home within 3 days for £5.
14. Ortigia Hand Cream Gift Set – £40, Liberty
A sweet and indulgent gift, invoke the scents of Sicily with this Hand Cream Gift Set, £40, from Ortigia. Including three 50ml size hand creams in the scents Sicilian Lime, Florio, and Zagara, the set is presented in a design-led gift tin.
Pros & Cons: These miniature hand creams are perfect for taking on the go. They're not tested on animals, but they do contain the emollient lanolin, making them unsuitable for vegans. You can order this 10th anniversary gift for click and collect at the Liberty store, have it delivered to you within five working days.
15. Endless Love Biscuit Tin – £18, Cath Kidston
We adore Cath Kidston’s hand-painted Endless Love print. Fill up the Endless Love Biscuit Tin, £18, with homemade treats or fill it with your partner’s favourite cookies. See our DIY wedding biscuit recipe here.
Pros & Cons: If you want to keep this biscuit tin looking its best, it needs to stay out of the dishwasher because it's hand-wash only. Reviews mention its high-quality, and also say that it's cat-proof (always a plus) and is ideal as a teabag holder. Standard delivery from Cath Kidston will take between three and five days, but there's also the option for next-day delivery.
16. Pink & Classic Champagne Truffles Tin – £20, Hotel Chocolat
Luxurious truffles made with real Mercier Champagne, cream and milk chocolate – ideal for a chocolate lover to indulge in, and a really thoughtful 10th wedding anniversary gift. You have two decadent flavours to choose from: champagne truffle and pink champagne.
Pros & Cons: If you're sending this to the couple, you'll appreciate the chance to add a personalised message card at the checkout. If you want to go all out, you can also add this tin of chocolates to a luxurious hamper. You can pick up this gift in-store or have it delivered the next day, but it can't be delivered internationally.
17. Vera Wang With Love Nouveau Silver Treasure Box – £62, Wedgwood
The Vera Wang With Love Nouveau Silver Treasure Box, £60, is such a pretty 10 year anniversary gift. It is the ideal trinket tin that would look gorgeous on a dressing table - at let's be honest, who doesn't want a bit of Vera Wang, especially for such a milestone celebration.
Pros & Cons: This sumptuous trinket tin will be packaged in a luxury gift box, making it a gift to remember. Wiping it with a soft, dry cloth will keep it clean and gleaming. Delivery usually takes between two and three working days, but can change depending on stock and the destination.
18. The Sweet Roasting Anniversary Tin – £18.99, Oliver Bonas
Listen… we know that a cookery book isn’t the most romantic of gifts - unless your other half really loves cooking - but if you present The Sweet Roasting Tin, £18.99, with the promise to cook something from it every week, we can’t think of anything better!
Pros & Cons: This book has 75 recipes for one-tin treats, perfect for saving on washing up. There are even some that don't require the oven and can just chill in the fridge. Delivery can take up to six working days.
19. Gin Lovers Gift – £38, Letterbox Gifts
Who doesn’t love a refreshing G&T? The Gin Lovers Gift Set, £37, comes with two bottles of gin, gin-infused chocolates, tealights, and a tin of botanicals (dried rose petals and pink peppercorns) to decorate your drink. It can even come with an anniversary card, making this a 10th anniversary gift that ticks all the boxes.
Pros & Cons: Letterbox Gifts delivers to the UK only, but they have lots of delivery options for you to choose from. Since this gift costs more than £20, you can get tracked 24-hour delivery for just £2.90 while tracked 48-hour delivery is free.
20. Nordic Ware Silver Wreathlettes Pan - £56, Harts of Stur
Shopping for a 10 year anniversary gift for a budding pastry chef? We wouldn’t usually refer to a cake tin as beautiful, but there is no denying that the Nordic Ware Wreathlettes Bundt Pan, £48, looks gorgeous.
Pros & Cons: This biggest pro of this gift idea? There's cake involved. Other perks include a lifetime guarantee for some peace of mind. Since this bundt pan costs more than £50, you'll get free DPD click-and-collect or specified date delivery. Guaranteed morning or weekend delivery will cost an extra £4.99.
Modern 10 Year Wedding Anniversary Gifts: Diamonds
Diamonds are the modern gift for 10 years of marriage - if you'd prefer to give the contemporary gift of diamonds to celebrate 10 years of marriage instead of the traditional tin, this bit's for you! We also have a guide on how to buy loose diamonds if you're planning to design a special ring for the occasion.
21. Otiümberg 9ct Gold Black Diamond Eternity Ring – £650, Otiümberg
Totally unique and perfect if you want something that is bold yet delicate – a diamond-studded eternity ring is the ideal 10 year wedding anniversary gift.
Pros & Cons: This is definitely a luxury gift, so it's not going to work if you're searching for an affordable idea. But with that higher price tag, you get a responsibly produced ring made from recycled raw materials and 65 ethically sourced black diamonds. Make sure you have the right ring size, too, if you want to keep it a surprise.
22. Fiji Bud Diamond Cuff – From £450, Monica Vinader
A pretty design that can be worn every day, we love the Fiji Bud Diamond Cuff, which can start from £450. You have a choice of rose gold or sterling silver, so you can pick the tone that best matches their usual jewellery. It’s a modern twist on a classic piece and a great way to freshen up their jewellery collection after 10 years of marriage.
Pros & Cons: This cuff can be on their wrist in just a day, thanks to Monica Vinader's next-day delivery (although this is only offered if you order before 1pm). It's made using ethically sourced diamonds and recycled gold and silver, so you can feel confident that it's been responsibly manufactured.
23. Personalised Diamond Coastline Cufflinks – £335, Not On The High Street
The elegant design of the diamond coastline cufflinks from Hannah Louise Lamb is classic. These made-to-order cufflinks can be personalised with a stretch of coastline, and a diamond pinpointing a special place on that coast, making them a truly personal 10 year anniversary gift for him.
Pros & Cons: These cufflinks come in a gift box and can be sent using free standard delivery. Tracked express delivery is available for an additional £6.95. Reviews mention that the seller stays in contact throughout the production and mailing process, giving you peace of mind that your cufflinks are on the way.
24. Sydney Evan Love 14kt Gold and Pavé Diamond Ring – £845, MyTheresa
Pros & Cons: MyTheresa offers fast delivery, with your gift maybe arriving in just one day. If you're conscious of the package's effect on the environment, then you can make a contribution of £0.30 at the checkout to help offset its CO2 emissions. Packaging is also designed with the environment in mind, but the website's signature yellow packaging is available if you'd prefer.
25. Orb Diamond Anniversary Watch – £365, Vivienne Westwood
A real treat for a fashion lover, the Vivienne Westwood Orb Diamond Watch, £355, features crystals on each numerical index and has a signature hanging orb charm. It’s a beauty and ideal for measuring how much time you've spent together.
Pros & Cons: This watch is water-resistant for up to 50m, so if you accidentally drop it into the sink or pool it's not the end of the world. Vivienne Westwood ships worldwide, with delivery times depending on the destination, but delivery to the United Kingdom can take between two and four working days.
The site gives you a choice of standard and express delivery, depending on how soon you need the watch.
26. Pave Initial Name Jewellery – From £33.07, Etsy
A wonderful gift, this pave necklace features diamond-studded letter charms suspended along a slender chain. At such an affordable price, it's a sweet and stylish gift idea to celebrate your tenth anniversary together.
Pros & Cons: This handmade necklace is perfect for anyone who likes to keep things simple and understated. Etsy seller Graced Jewellery offers free first-class delivery within the UK through Royal Mail, as well as a free gift box so it arrives ready to present.
27. Le Gramme’s 7G Sterling-Silver Ring – £300, Matches Fashion
Chic and gorgeous, Le Gramme’s 7G Sterling-Silver Ring, £350, is characterised by a single diamond that’s held in a flush setting. It is minimalist perfection if you're looking for a contemporary 10th wedding anniversary gift for him. It would also make a pretty lovely men's engagement ring!
Pros & Cons: Thanks to the diamond's flush setting, you don't need to worry about it catching or snagging on any delicate fabrics, making it perfect for wearing everyday. Matches Fashion offers free express delivery for orders over £200, so this ring can be with you in as little as two working days. For £8, you can also arrange for delivery on the next business day.
28. Suzanne Kalan’s Zuri Earrings – £820, Matches Fashion
Unique and oh-so-pretty, we are in love with this extra special gift - and they will be too. Suzanne Kalan’s Zuri Earrings, £820, features a meticulous selection of green topaz, amethyst and peridot, interspersed with round-cut diamonds for a glittering finish.
Pros & Cons: You'll get free delivery from Matches Fashion with these earrings, which promises delivery in as little as two working days. If you want to spend a few quid extra, you can have delivery on the next business day or on a nominated day and hour of your choice.
29. The Harris Reed Fine Celestial Ring – £1,500 Missoma
This unique ring is perfect if you are looking for a gift with wow factor! The Harris Reed Fine Celestial Ring, £1,500, features rainbow moonstone, natural white and natural black diamonds. This would also make the perfect alternative engagement ring.
Pros & Cons: This is an ethically produced ring and is made using recycled metal elements. The brand offers free UK next-day delivery, as well as free express delivery to Germany so you can have it in your hands in up to three days.
30. Lee Renee Bike Tie Pin – £95, Wolf & Badger
A subtle statement and a wonderful gift, we adore the quirky Lee Renee Bike Tie Pin, £95. Made in sterling silver, it is set with two white sapphires in the wheel spoke centres. Its distinctive enough to add a touch of style to any outfit but is still minimal enough not to be distracting.
Pros & Cons: Since it's made from sterling silver, you can keep this tie pin looking its best with a quick polish now and again. The sterling silver is recycled, too, so you can feel good that it's been responsibly produced. This tie pin will be shipped using tracked delivery and all duties and charges are included in the price, whether you're sending it inside or outside of the EU.
31. Citizen Eco-Drive Men's Corso Diamond Dial Gold Tone Watch – £369, H Samuel
Versatile and chic, the Citizen Eco-Drive Men's Corso Diamond Dial Gold Tone Watch, £369, could be worn every day. We love the deep black dial, set with diamond hour markers and a date window. It's powered using Eco-Drive technology, which uses light instead of batteries.
Pros & Cons: Since this watch is carried by H Samuel, you can easily click-and-collect it for free in your local store. Or, have it delivered for free using standard delivery. They also have the option to add up several years of Premier Care cover, in case it gets damaged, starting from £34 for two years.
32. 18ct Gold Handmade Ianthe Star Diamond Ring – £1,230 Liberty London
This chunky ring is celestial perfection. The stars aligned when you wed 10 years ago, so this is the perfect marker of the moment. Gorgeous and sentimental, and the 18-carat gold adds a luxurious touch.
Sizing: 51, 55
Pros & Cons: This ring is ideal for sitting alongside other rings, thanks to its slimmer profile. It's made using lab-grown diamonds for an ethical alternative. You'll get free standard UK delivery with this ring, which offers delivery within up to five working days. Or, spend an extra £7.50 or £10 for express or Saturday delivery.
What is the Traditional Gift for a 10 Year Wedding Anniversary?
Traditionally, you give tin gifts to celebrate a 10 year wedding anniversary because of what tin symbolises.
What Does Tin Symbolise for 10 Years of Marriage?
You give tin gifts for ten years of marriage as tin is a symbol of strength and durability - after 10 years together, you will have a bond that is strong and durable like tin, so you know you can overcome any obstacles together.
What are the Traditional and Modern Gifts for a 10 Year Anniversary?
The traditional gift to mark 10 years of marriage is tin due to its relevant qualities - it's a strong metal but it is also durable. The modern gift for a 10 year wedding anniversary is diamonds - this is because diamonds are also super strong and durable, but also because you shouldn't have to wait for your 60th wedding anniversary to receive more diamonds, right?
Is a 10 Year Wedding Anniversary Special?
Celebrating 10 years of marriage is super special - after a decade together, you will have been through a hell of a lot. Some say the first year of marriage is the hardest, but getting to 10 years isn't something to be taken lightly.
As well as buying each other tin or diamond 10 year wedding anniversary gifts, make sure you also spend time focusing on the intimacy in your relationship and sharing what you love about each other.
Browse our wedding anniversary guide here for even more gift ideas!