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11th Wedding Anniversary Gifts: 30 Steel Ideas to Celebrate Your Marriage

Celebrate your 11th wedding anniversary with the traditional gift of steel or go for the modern alternative of jewellery.

Steel cufflinks

If you are soon to celebrate your 11th wedding anniversary then congratulations! After 11 years together you are sure to know each other so well, but it doesn’t mean your other half might not be a nightmare to buy gifts for!

Year 11 may also pose a challenge as it follows the major milestone of a decade of marriage, meaning it can feel a little overshadowed and underwhelming. But don’t worry, you can still make things special and exciting for your wedding anniversary with the right gift and some extra effort!

The traditional gift for celebrating 11 years of marriage is steel – showing the strength and longevity of your relationship. Alternatively, if you want to go for the modern gift for your 11th wedding anniversary then the theme is jewellery, which offers itself up to quite a broad interpretation meaning less stress overall! 

Here are 30 of our favourite steel and jewellery gifts to celebrity your 11th wedding anniversary with.

Steel Wedding Anniversary Gifts

Browse some of our favourite steel anniversary gifts that would be the perfect way to say I love you.

1. My Missing Piece Keyrings — £11.50, Designs By Zuzu

Steel jigsaw keyring

These utterly adorable missing piece keyrings are a great little additional gift, or are perfect if you’re keeping the budget low this year. If you’d prefer another message, or want to personalise the piece a little more, just contact the owner.

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2. Personalised Stainless Steel Photo Frame – £21.50, Oakden Designs

This stainless steel photo frame from Oakden Design can be personalised with your own special anniversary message. You could then fill the frame with one of your favourite wedding photographs or a lovely picture of your family.

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3. 11 Years And I Steel Love You Key Ring — £12.99, Kool Keyrings

Steel keyring

Another brilliant little keyring for a side present, this play on words is irresistible. The keychain is handmade and comes packaged in a lovely little gift bag. 

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4. 11th Anniversary Steel Gift — £44.95, Ginger Rose

Steel ice cubes

What is more chic than a stainless steel ice cube for your evening drink? These are not only cool to look at, personal, and bang on the 11th anniversary theme, they are also super handy; if you like your drinks super cold, these are a great alternative to ice as they do not dilute your chosen poison when melted.

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5. Personalised Clasp Plaited Leather Bracelet — £24, HurleyBurley Man

Leather and steel bracelet

This cool bracelet combines both the traditional and modern themes for the 11th anniversary: steel and jewellery. It’s proof that you don’t have to spend a fortune to buy a suitable and memorable present. 

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6. Personalised Stainless Steel Cufflinks — £90, Man Gun Bear

Steel cufflinks

Another great steel/jewellery combination present, these personalised stainless steel cufflinks are a nice touch for the partner who often wears suits. 

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7. Large Personalised Two Tone Stainless Steel Hip Flask — £30, Hitched Shop

Stainless steel hip flask

Not just any hip flask, this design from the Hitched Shop is oversized so will hold a good amount of drink and can be personalised with names and a special message. 

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8. Recycled Stainless Steel LOVE Sign — £19.95, Paper High

Steel LOVE sign

Not only is this lovely decorative piece attractive to look at, it is also made with a conscience; the steel is handmade using recycled stainless by WFTO (World Fair Trade Organisation). 

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9. Stainless Steel Water Bottle – £20, Hitched Shop

Say I love you and save the environment all at once by gifting your partner one of these stylish stainless steel water bottles from the Hitched Shop that can be personalised with your loved one’s name.

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10. Steel Love Heart Candle Holder – £40, Jon’s Country Ironwork

If you are looking for something decorative to celebrate your 11th wedding anniversary then this personalised steel heart is also a tealight holder – available from Jon’s Country Ironwork – and can be engraved with your names and a special message.

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11. 11th Anniversary Steel Bookmark – £20.50, Coach House Forge

Is your partner a real bookworm? Then this steel bookmark from Coach House Forge would be the perfect gift for them. Have your bookmark engraved with your own personal message to add some romance.

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12. Steel Jewellery Bowl – £44.50, Coach House Forge

The modern anniversary gift for 11 years of marriage is jewellery – so why not combine the two themes by gifting this steel jewellery bowl from Coach House Forge? Shown here engraved with the coordinates of a special place.

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13. Brushed Steel Goblets – £24.99, Amazon

We love this fun take on wine glasses from Amazon – brushed steel goblets would be the perfect way to celebrate your steel wedding anniversary.

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14. Sustainable Zero Waste Gift Set – £60, Global Wake Cup

This sustainable gift set gives your other half everything they need to limit their waste on their lunch break. The cups are edged with steel so it fills the steel gift quota perfectly.

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11th Wedding Anniversary Jewellery

If you have a bigger budget for your 11th wedding anniversary gift then why not choose the modern gift of jewellery.

15. Gold Plated Open Heart Ring – £29, Estella Bartlett 

Heart and gold ring

This unusual ring from Estella Bartlett is ideal for a wedding anniversary gift thanks to the heart shaped rhinestone detail. You don't notice the heart at first glance, but when you do it makes a lovely touch to this accessory. 

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17. Personalised Silver Engraved Charm Necklace – £30, Hitched Shop

Personalised silver engraved charm necklace

Whether you choose to engrave your or their initial onto this silver heart necklace from the Hitched Shop, your other half will adore wearing a gesture of your love. The subtle sparkle makes it special enough to be gifted for an anniversary but it's still appropriate to be worn everyday. 

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18. Aeolian Bead Necklace Gold With Pearls — £140, By Alona

Pearl necklace

Who said you have to spend an absolute fortune on jewellery? Mid-range brand By Alona serves up some of the absolute coolest pieces for accessible prices, and this baroque freshwater pearl necklace is one of our favourite picks.

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19. The Elpis Ring — £795, Eli O

Gold ring

Keep it simple with a lovely gold ring that can be worn with every outfit, day in, day out. This Elpis Ring is slightly more subtle than a signet ring, but still makes a major impact. 

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20. Antoinette Necklace — £160, Daphine

Gold heart chain necklace

Make a statement with this stunning heart Antoinette Necklace by Daphine, the brand behind the famous Oli golden rings you’ve seen everywhere on Instagram. 

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21. Doina Pearl and Torc Set — £465, Monica Vinader

Pearl and gold necklace

The new Doina x Monica Vinader collection is full of anniversary-worthy gifts that are special but won’t break the bank too much. This Torc necklace looks amazing when paired with the baroque pearl charm. 

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22. Ruby Bangle — £495, Theodora Warre

Ruby and gold bangle

Ruby jewels are great alternatives to diamonds to add a touch of colour and attitude. This lovely bangle will look great worn alone, or stacked up with other bracelets and cuffs. 

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23. Victoriana Keepsake Heart Locket — £180, Alex Monroe

Gold heart locket

A lovely locket necklace is always a good idea, and is an especially lovely romantic gift for an anniversary. Alex Monroe’s is engraved with a delicate swallow, and comes in silver, gold plate, or rose gold plate. 

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24. 1/4" Single Spike Diamond Eternity Hoop Earring — £485, Maria Tash

Diamond hoop eternity earring

Every earring and piercing fan needs a Maria Tash piece, and a special anniversary is a great excuse to finally ask for one! This special earring will make any ear party look complete. 

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25. Locked Love Link Bracelet Yellow Gold Vermeil — £130, Otiumberg

Gold chain bracelet

A beautiful chain bracelet with a love link to add a special romantic touch, Otiumberg’s offering is perfect for an anniversary present that doesn’t cost too much but still looks expensive. 

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26. Personalised Russian Ring Necklace – £99, Posh Totty Designs

This gold necklace from Posh Totty Designs can be personalised with words or names that mean something to you and is simple enough that your other half can wear it day to day.

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27. Birthstone Necklace – £655, Lilia Nash Designs

Make your 11th anniversary gift extra special by choosing a necklace that is embellished with your partner’s birthstone like this style from Lilia Nash Designs.

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28. Men’s Silver Bangle – £60, Hersey Silversmiths

This simple men’s silver bangle from Hersey Silversmiths can be personalised with your own special message. You may want to engrave it with your wedding day, your initials or a romantic message.

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29. Sterling Silver Cufflinks – £150, Aspinal of London

These gorgeous sterling silver cufflinks from Aspinal of London can be monogrammed with your other half’s initials and you can choose from a range of fonts so you can pick something to suit their style.

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30. Wish Bangle – £60, Pandora

We love the sentiment behind the beautiful wish bangle from Pandora – showing that even after spending 11 years married you still have plenty of wishes for your future together.

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Are you looking for even more ideas? Start reading our ultimate guide to wedding anniversaries or browse our best anniversary gift ideas for couples.