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32 Best 10th Wedding Anniversary Gift Ideas: Traditional & Modern

Whether you go for the traditional 10th wedding anniversary gift of tin or the modern alternative - diamonds - we have picked out the best gift ideas your other half or the happy couple will adore.

10 year tin anniversary gift featuring mini bottles of gin and tins of garnish

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 10 year anniversary gift if you want the next decade to be just as idyllic.  

To mark 10 years, 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. 

You can select a 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. 

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. 

Tin 10 Year Anniversary Gifts

Tin Can Cocktail Cup in Copper – £11.99, Drink Stuff

tin wedding anniversary gift of tin can cocktails displayed in a copper cup

Have you got a couple’s 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, £11.99 for six, is a brilliant gift. 

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Personalised Blue And White Anniversary Tin –  £31, Not On The High Street

personalised anniversary tin to mark ten years of marriage

The Personalised Blue And White Anniversary Tin, £31, can make a really thoughtful pressie. Fill it with photographs, postcards, letters, tickets and keepsakes for an extra romantic touch to mark 10 years of marriage.

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Biscuiteers Afternoon Tea Biscuit Gift Tin – £44.99, Selfridges 

Biscuit tin featuring fun shaped biscuits such as a tea cup and cake

Too good looking to eat? Almost! The Biscuiteers Afternoon Tea Biscuit Gift Tin, £44.99, is full to the brim of celebratory shapes ideal for celebrating a 10 year wedding anniversary. We especially love the bottle of fizz and the Champagne flute. 

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Luxury Chocolate Loaf Cake in Tin – £12.95, Liberty London

Chocolate cake in a tin

If you enjoyed some delicious 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.

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DIY Candle Making Kit – £38, Uncommon Goods 

Candle making kit with tins for the candles to be poured into

Shopping for a candle lover? Why not treat them to a DIY Candle Making Kit, £38, and you can enjoy making them together. The kit makes three lavender candles and includes soy wax, essential oil, three tins, and three wicks.

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10 Year Anniversary Memory Gift Tin – £26, Not On The High Street

10th wedding anniversary memory tin kit

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. It can be personalised, too.

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Veuve Clicquot & Tape Tin – £59.99, Selfridges

Champagne with a tin in the shape of a cassette

Is it even your anniversary if you don’t celebrate with a fancy bottle of fizz? This Veuve Clicquot exclusive limited-edition Brut NV Champagne with personalised tin, £59.99, feels extra fancy! Personalise it with a cute note and keep the tin as a keepsake box. 

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Platinum Caviar – £65, Fortnum & Mason

tin of luxury caviar

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.  

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Celebration Loose Leaf Tea – £10, Harrods 

tin of loose leaf tea with congratulatory message on it

The tea drinker in your life will feel well and truly spoiled with this romantically-inspired fruit infused green tea, which combines ginger, peppermint and zesty lemon. Harrods Celebration Tea, £10, comes in a beautifully decorated tin making it a perfect 10th wedding anniversary gift. 

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Wax Candle with Geometric Hearts – Wolf & Badger

candle in a tin

Cute and fun, this set comes with a forest-scented candle in a re-usable tin container, along with geometric hearts and love notes. It's the perfect 10th anniversary gift for someone who can't resist a lovely candle. 

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Metal Tin Shaped Vase – £8.95, Not On The High Street

tin vase in a copper shade filled with daisies

We adore the rustic feel of this Metal Tin Shaped Vase, £8.95, 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. 

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Lamy Joy Black Fountain Pen in a Special Tin – £36.50, Pen Shop

fountain pen kit displayed in a tin as a 10 year anniversary gift for him

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 Lamy Joy Black Fountain Pen in a Special Tin, £36.50. 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!

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Glenmorangie Original 10 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky – £42, Harvey Nichols

Whisky with a giraffe themed presentation tin

This is the perfect 10-year anniversary gift for a whiskey lover. The Glenmorangie Original 10 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky, £42, comes in a special giraffe tin. Why a giraffe? Glenmorangie has exceedingly tall stills that are about the same height as an adult giraffe’s neck – and the distillery also works in collaboration with the Giraffe Conservation Foundation and the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland. 

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Ortigia Hand Cream Gift Set – £40, Amara

Tin of three scented hand creams

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 Fico, Florio and Zagara, the set is presented in a design-led gift tin.

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Endless Love Biscuit Tin – £18, Cath Kidston

Pink and red heart patterned biscuit tin

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.

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Pink & Classic Champagne Truffles Tin – £20, Hotel Chocolat

Tin of champagne truffles

Luxurious truffles made with real Mercier Champagne, cream and milk chocolate – ideal for a chocolate lover to indulge in, and a really thoughtful 10th anniversary gift.

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Vera Wang With Love Silver Treasure Box – £60, House of Fraser

Silver trinket tin from Vera Wang

The Vera Wang With Love 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. 

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The Sweet Roasting Tin – £18.99, Anthropologie

Roasting tin cook book

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! 

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Gin Tasting Letterbox Gift – £37, Letterbox Gifts

Mini bottles of gin with matching tins of garnish

Who doesn’t love a refreshing G&T? The Gin Tasting Letterbox Gift, £37, comes with four tin bottles of gin, and four small garnish tins with peppercorns, juniper, star anise and cardamom.

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Nordic Ware Wreathlettes Bundt Pan - £48, Anthropologie

Mini bundt cake tin

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. 

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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!

Otiümberg 9ct Gold Black Diamond Eternity Ring – £650, Liberty London

black diamond eternity ring for 10 years of marriage

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.

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Fiji Bud Diamond Cuff – £495, Monica Vinader

Contemporary anniversary gift of a diamond bangle

A pretty design that can be worn every day, we love the Fiji Bud Diamond Cuff, £495, in 18ct gold plated Vermeil. It’s a modern twist on a classic piece and a great way to freshen up their jewellery collection after 10 years of marriage. 

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Rose Gold, Diamond & Mother Of Pearl Cufflinks – £180, Jewel Street

Mother of pearl and diamond cufflinks - an ideal 10 year wedding anniversary gift for him

The elegant design of the Rose Gold, Diamond & Mother Of Pearl Cufflinks, is classic. These handcrafted cufflinks can be personalised with engraving for a unique finish, making them a truly personal 10 year anniversary gift for him. 

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Sydney Evan Love 14kt Gold and Pavé Diamond Ring – £687 My Theresa

Diamond ring spelling out 'Love' - a contemporary 10 year anniversary gift for her

We adore the delicate design of this cool Love 14kt Gold and Pavé Diamond Ring, £687. An ideal 10-year anniversary gift for her that would look great on its own or as part of a stack. 

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Orb Diamond Watch – £355, Vivienne Westwood

Rose gold and diamond watch

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!

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Loved Diamond Charm Necklace – £350, Lola Rose

Necklace with diamond studded letter pendants spelling out 'loved'

A wonderful gift, the Loved Diamond Charm Necklace, £350, features diamond-studded letter charms suspended along a slender chain. 

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Le Gramme’s 7G Sterling-Silver Ring – £350, Matches Fashion 

Men's sterling silver diamond ring

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!

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Suzanne Kalan’s Zuri Earrings – £820, Matches Fashion

Hoop earrings with diamonds, green topaz, amethyst and peridot

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. 

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The Harris Reed Fine Celestial Ring – £1,500 Missoma

Luxury 10th anniversary gift of a ring with a rainbow moonstone, and black and white diamonds

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

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Lee Renee Bike Tie Pin – £95, Wolf & Badger

Diamond studded bike themed tie pin

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. 

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Citizen Eco-Drive Men's Corso Diamond Dial Gold Tone Watch – £329, H Samuel 

Gold men's watch with a black face and diamond studded hour markers

Versatile and chic, the Citizen Eco-Drive Men's Corso Diamond Dial Gold Tone Watch, £329, could be worn every day. We love the deep black dial, set with diamond hour markers and a date window.

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18ct Gold Handmade Ianthe Star Diamond Ring – £1,230 Liberty London 

Chunky diamond ring with star shaped etching

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.

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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!