Congratulations on celebrating 14 years of marriage! Your wedding anniversary is that special time where you can pause and really take in the amazing life you have built together.

The traditional gift to celebrate 14 years of marriage is ivory. Genuine ivory is, of course, not something that you would want to give to your loved one due to the controversial ways it can be sourced. Instead show your love for elephants and nod to the tradition with an elephant-inspired gift.

Alternatively you could choose something that is ivory in colour, making the gift possibilities endless. The modern anniversary present for a 14th anniversary is gold jewellery.

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Ivory Wedding Anniversary Gifts

Keep things traditional and explore some of our favourite elephant and ivory-inspired gift ideas – from adorable anniversary cards through to sentimental keepsakes.

14th Anniversary Card – £3.25, Momo & Boo

This adorable elephant card is perfect for your partner or to give to a couple you know who are celebrating their 14th wedding anniversary. Printed onto thick white card and made right here in Britain, you can also have your own romantic message or quote printed inside.

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Haryali London Men’s Shaving Kit – £39.99, Amazon

Your husband will love this retro men’s shaving kit – compatible with Gillette razor blades. The ivory colour is the perfect nod to your anniversary theme and it is something that will last for many years.

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Capri Blue Volcano Capiz Jar Candle – £32, Anthropologie

This Capri Blue Volcano Capiz Jar Candle from Anthropologie comes in a beautiful ivory shade, ticking off the main gift criteria. The candle offers a dreamy scent of tropical fruits, sugared oranges, lemons and limes with a touch of exotic mountain greens to give a splash of freshness. If you and your other half love nothing more than a cosy candle lit night in then this would be a perfect gift.

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Traditional Ivory Album – £54, Be Golden

Whether it’s a revamped version of your wedding album or a collection of the best memories over the past 14 years, a photo album will always be a sentimental gift that shows that you have put the thought and effort in when finding a present.

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Enamel Bracelet – £95, Aspinal of London

This enamel bracelet is also available in black, soft taupe and burnt sienna but it’s the ivory tone that we think would be a pretty anniversary gift. The modern alternative gift to celebrate a 14th wedding anniversary is gold jewellery so this is the ideal mix of contemporary and traditional.

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Marble Cheese Board with Knives – £68, Oliver Bonas

If the love of your life is a lover of cheese, then this marble cheese board from Oliver Bonas is sure to please. It will add a touch of sophistication to your next wine and cheese night. We are pretty sure your partner will brie very impressed…

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Elephant Print – £9.70, Paw Print Illustration

This detailed elephant print would be a thoughtful alternative to an ivory gift and can be personalised with the names of the couple and their wedding date. We think it would make a lovely anniversary present idea for a couple you know.

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Elephant Tealight Holders – £26, Marble Tree

Carved out of marble, these elephant tealight holders are an adorable gift and can be ordered in matching colours or one white and one black elephant. They will be a cute reminder of your 14th wedding anniversary for years to come.

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Yvonne Ellen Elephant Fine China Cake Tray – £20, John Lewis

Gold edging, millennial pink and elegant elephants – this fine china platter ticks a lot of style boxes. Ideally present this 14th anniversary gift accompanied by a lavish cake and pot of tea or bottle of champagne for additional kudos.

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Tiny Elephant Crossbody Bag – £295, Kate Spade

With a leather tassel tail zip, soft floppy ears and tiny golden eyes, this elephant bag may be cute but it also means business. The suede inner is complete with a cardholder, it’s large enough to hold a an XL smartphone and can be worn as either a cross-body bag or clutch. 

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Avenida Home Elephant Tablecloth – £100, Liberty London

If you’ve got a special anniversary meal-in planned make it all the more memorable by dining on this elephant-patterned tablecloth. The detailing is opulent but the muted colour palette ensures that it’ll provide a beautiful backdrop to many meals to come, both celebratory and day-to-day. Because that’s what marriage is really.

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Lucky Elephant Bracelet – £35, Harvey Nichols

Elephants are renowned for their wisdom, loyalty and long memories and this lilac-hued bracelet adds luck into the mix too. Made with agate beads and natural stone, it’ll look striking when worn alone or layered with other jewellery.

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Elephant Bottle Opener – £35, Georg Jensen

Designed in Denmark in 1987, this weighty aluminium elephant has been serving at-home bars for over 30 years so we’d say it’s also the ultimate symbol of longevity. It’s sure to raise a smile when cracking open a beer at the end of the day too.

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Acetate Lily Skinny Cat-Eye Sunglasses in Ivory – Saint Laurent, £220

As seen on Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, these ivory frames whisper old-skool cool. The timeless style will look chic for many more anniversaries to come, whether you’re headed to Paris, the Hollywood hills or just the local pub to celebrate.

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Le Creuset Ivory Shallow Casserole Dish – Harrods, £189.12

 

A classic cast iron pan will last for decades. Ivory may be a risky shade to opt for but hopefully any discolouration will just remind you of the delicious meals you’ve cooked for each other over the years. You’ll be keeping it real, not to mention the fact that Le Creuset’s ivory range is almost always on sale so you can pick up different items from the collection in future if you’re keen foodies.

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Felt Fedora in Ivory – £60, Reiss

A distinctive ivory fedora with a grosgrain ribbon trim is a classic addition to every wardrobe  - it’ll look distinguished at weddings and picnics alike. Just pray it doesn’t rain.

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Gold Jewellery Anniversary Gifts

The modern alternative for a 14th wedding anniversary is gold jewellery. If your partner loves receiving jewellery then consider giving this instead of ivory.

Wildthings Nightfall Necklace – £73, Anthropologie

A ‘two in one’ pendant featuring both a sun and a moon, this 18K gold necklace was designed in Amsterdam and handcrafted in Bali by local specialists using sustainable materials. The result is a unique, magical piece that will go with absolutely everything.

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Solid Gold Initial Necklace – £341, Chupi

For a sentimental piece of jewellery we think this solid gold initial necklace from Chupi is a timeless choice that your partner will love. Choose to have one initial on a larger disc or have both of your initials together on smaller discs.

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Alta Capture Charm Bracelet – £295, Monica Vinader

Instead of choosing something small and subtle, we love the idea of buying a piece of bold statement jewellery like this yellow gold bracelet from Monica Vinader, shown here with the green onyx charm (£55). You could then buy additional charms to celebrate other anniversaries and milestones.

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Gold Signet Ring – £320, Liberty London

This 10ct gold signet ring comes with a high-shine finish and that makes for an eye-catching take on the gold jewellery theme. The subtle style means it can be worn every day and will pretty much go with every outfit and style.

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Tommy Hilfiger Yellow Gold Plated Watch – £225, Ernest Jones

A watch is a thoughtful gift that can be worn every day as a reminder of a special anniversary. We love the romantic notion of giving the gift of time to the one you love and this gold watch is ideal for the jewellery theme.

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Gold Plated Cufflinks – £70, Aspinal of London

These gold plated cufflinks from Aspinal of London can be engraved with your partner’s initials to make their gift unique, perfect if you are looking for a personalised anniversary gift.

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Swarovski Double Bracelet – £71.20, Amazon

Who doesn’t love a gift with plenty of added sparkle? This double strand gold bracelet is adorned with clear Swarovski crystals and is an extra special anniversary gift.

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Yellow Gold Cluster Eternity Ring – £900, Goldsmiths

If you haven’t bought your partner an eternity ring then what better time than now? This yellow gold cluster ring includes differently sized diamonds to add plenty of sparkle.

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Gucci Small Ladies Watch – £550, Goldsmiths

This gold Gucci watch available at Goldsmiths has an ivory hued face so ticks both the gold jewellery and ivory gift boxes. It will instantly glam up any outfit and the classic design means it will be timeless.

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Origami Elephant Gold Plated Pendant – £29.50, Oliver Bonas

Another nod to the traditional ivory anniversary gift, this origami gold plated elephant necklace is a thoughtful gift and we adore the dainty style. At just £29.50, it is also ideal if you are looking for a thoughtful anniversary gift on a budget.

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Alex Monroe Indian Elephant Hoop Earrings in Gold – £165, John Lewis

Elevate a simple pair of gold hoop earrings with a very 14th anniversary appropriate pair of elephants. These 22 karat gold plated hoops are special occasion appropriate but will also look polished with a pair of jeans.

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Northskull 18ct Gold-Plated Sterling Silver Vermeil Chain Necklace – £85, Selfridges

Still in love with Connell Waldron’s chain? This slinky neck chain for men is a luxe take on the necklace that proved to have serious powers of seduction. If you watched Normal People together, he’ll get it.

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Wishbone Ear Cuff in Gold – £39, Astrid & Miyu

This diamante-encrusted, double bar ear cuff makes for an affordable jewellery gift with an edge. Slide it on while you whisper sweet nothings. Or just box it up beautifully and give it to your partner with a nice cup of tea. Whatever works.

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Are you still looking for more anniversary gift ideas? Take a look at our favourite personalised anniversary gift ideas for something truly unique.