8th Wedding Anniversary: Gift Ideas for Your Bronze Anniversary

Keep things traditional with a bronze gift or browse the modern alternative - linen and lace


If you are soon to reach your eighth wedding anniversary then congratulations! After eight years of marriage you will be feeling pretty strong – which is why bronze makes the perfect traditional anniversary gifts. Alternatively the modern eighth wedding anniversary is linen and lace – something delicate that if looked after can last a lifetime.


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Bronze Wedding Anniversary Gifts

As the traditional eighth wedding anniversary gift, a bronze inspired gift is a classic way to celebrate eight years of marriage. Bronze is made by tin and copper being mixed together to create a strong finished product and we think that’s a lovely sentiment for your marriage.

Bronze and Copper Cufflinks – Gracie Collins

These bronze initial cufflinks from Gracie Collins make the perfect bronze anniversary gift that can be treasured forever. They can be personalised with your partner’s initials and we love that they are subtle enough that they can be worn day to day as a subtle reminder of your special anniversary.

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Bronze Metal Letter Hooks – Letter Room

These bronze metal letter hooks from Letter Room are a perfect daily reminder of your happy eight years together. Get them in both of your initials so they can sit side by side at your front door.

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Moon Tide Time Clocks – Climemet

This gorgeous set of moon, tide and time clocks from Climemet can be personalised with a few special words on a plaque. At a glance you can see one clock that stays the time, one telling you the tide and one that shows what phase the moon is at. We think it’s a beautiful sentimental gift for the one you love.

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Bronze Photo Frame – John Lewis

This beautiful bronze photo frame from John Lewis has six spaces so you can choose some of your favourite moments over the past eight years to frame and hang in your home as a special reminder of all the happy times you have had together.

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Bronze Wedding Anniversary Card – Miss Shelley Designs

Never underestimate the power of a special card – it shows you have taken thought and time out of your day to think of someone else. If you are looking for the perfect eighth anniversary card then we love this style from Miss Shelley Designs, it comes blank inside so you can write your own romantic message.

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Fossil Navy and Bronze Watch – John Lewis

If you are looking for a special gift for the man in your life then this Fossil navy and bronze watch from John Lewis will be a perfect choice. You have the nod to the traditional eighth anniversary gift of bronze along with the romantic notion of time. We think this is a perfect gift for celebrating eight happy years together.

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PlayStation Metallic Skin – Vinyl Revolution

For a fun gift that will make the gamer in your life smile, this bronze metallic skin from Vinyl Revolution will turn any PlayStation 4 into the perfect bronze gift. If they don’t already have a PlayStation 4 and you’re feeling generous then you can pick one up for under £250 from John Lewis.

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Bronze Round Mirror – The Forest and Co

This gorgeous bronze mirror from The Forest and Co will be a beautiful gift and the perfect addition to any dressing table. The bronze frame also means it’s in-keeping with a traditional eighth wedding anniversary gift.

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Linen and Lace Wedding Anniversary Gifts

Bronze gifts just not your thing? Then linen and lace are the modern alternatives. These are delicate fabrics but when looked after they can last a lifetime – much like a marriage.

Linen Duvet Set – Marks and Spencer

Some luxurious bedding will be a thoughtful gift that your other half will love. We adore this simple and elegant set from Marks and Spencer, it would make the perfect linen anniversary gift.

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Lace Two Tone Necklace – Arabelle Brusan

This gold and black lace inspired necklace from Arabelle Brusan is an ideal gift if you want a nod to the lace theme but not to take it too literally! A piece of extra special jewellery will be an anniversary gift that can become a family heirloom.

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Personalised Cushion – Letterfest

This supersoft personalised cushion from Letterfest is made from delicate suede and features a gorgeous lace pattern. You can then personalise the centre of the cushion with a romantic message or your names and wedding date.

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If you are looking for some romantic words to write in your anniversary card then don’t miss our favourite romantic quotes.