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15th Wedding Anniversary Gift Guide: Traditional & Modern Gift Ideas

Our 15th wedding anniversary gift guide is packed full of ideas to celebrate 15 years of marriage with the traditional gift of crystal or the modern gift of a watch

Crystal embellished Champagne flutes

If you or someone you know is about to celebrate a15th wedding anniversary, congratulations are most definitely in order.

The traditional 15th wedding anniversary gift for this marriage milestone is crystal. However, if you’d prefer to go with a modern alternative, a watch is the suggested gift for this anniversary. After all, 15 years is a long time and what better way to nod to that than with a watch!?

29 Gifts for a 15th Wedding Anniversary 

If you’re buying 15th wedding anniversary gifts for a couple you know then you'll find a great selection of gifts that are simply perfect for your favourite married couple. We've also included 15th wedding anniversary gifts for her and 15th wedding anniversary gifts for him if you're buying for your partner – all at a wide range of price points and styles.

From the finest crystal Champagne flutes to on-trend watches, we’ve found 29 amazing 15th wedding anniversary gifts to celebrate this special day. Browse both modern and traditional 15th wedding anniversary gifts here!

Traditional Crystal 15th Wedding Anniversary Gifts

Keep things traditional and classy with a crystal wedding anniversary present. From jewellery to crystalware, you have plenty of options when searching for a crystal-inspired gift.

If you can't quite decide which traditional anniversary gifts to go for, our top three most popular picks are below and they're bound to be a hit.

1. Sterling Silver Crystal Pave Heart Bracelet – £19, Ashiana London

Heart crystal silver bracelet

We love the idea of gifting your partner with something they can wear every day, and we adore this sterling silver crystal bracelet from Ashiana London. Pretty enough to be special and anniversary-worthy, but delicate enough to wear daily, it’s a total winner.

It's available as a gold chain with a gold heart, silver chain with a silver heart, or a gold chain with a silver heart, so you can mix it up or keep it classic. 

Delivery Time: Free, two days

Pros & Cons: If you don't know the recipient's wrist size, this bracelet comes with an extender chain that can adjust to fit multiple wrist sizes. It also comes packaged in a handmade sari pouch that makes it completely ready to be gifted. 

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2. Swarovski Crystal Champagne Flutes –  £39.99, Getting Personal

Crystal embellished Champagne flutes

Toast to 15 years of marriage with these stunning crystal-embellished Champagne glasses that can be engraved with your own special message. Perhaps you and your partner have a special bottle of Champagne saved from your wedding - if so, this anniversary is the perfect excuse to crack it open. 

For a classic gift that beautifully suits the crystal theme, these gorgeous glasses would be ideal.

Delivery Time: Free, two days

Pros & Cons: To make sure the crystal embellishments stay in tip-top condition, it is recommended to hand wash these glasses only. 

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3. Waterford Crystal Lismore Photo Frame – from £110, John Lewis

We adore this beautiful Waterford Crystal photo frame from Havens, available in a variety of frame sizes. If you're looking to earn some extra brownie points, you could fill the frame with a treasured wedding photograph or a sentimental memory you have together. 

"The cut of the pattern glistens in different lights and really does set off a special photo," explains one reviewer. Perhaps place this present on a windowsill where it'll hit the light for optimum results. 

Delivery Time: Free, five days

Pros & Cons: This is a heavyweight frame which gives it a luxury finish but be mindful of where it sits - pop it somewhere it won't fall over or be knocked.

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4. Dartington Crystal Copa Gin Glasses – £25 for Six, John Lewis

Crystal gin glasses

If you know a couple who love a G&T then these Dartington Crystal gin glasses would be the ideal gift for them. With six in a set we bet that means you’ll be invited round for some celebratory gin in no time!

"Our stunning products are of the highest quality and created by skilled artisans and designers," says a spokesperson from Dartington Crystal.

These glasses have been rated 4.9/5 stars by reviewers, with one person commenting, "A lot of gin glasses are too large to fit into a space - I don't have a big enough kitchen to dedicate half a cupboard just to gin glasses! These are a good size, definitely big enough, but not too large to store."

Delivery Time: £4.50, five days

Pros & Cons: These glasses can go in the dishwasher, so there's no need to wash-up after you've had friends over. Although designed with gin in mind, they would work well for all sorts of beverages. 

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5. Barwell Cut Crystal Martini Shaker – £125, Soho Home

Jazz up the bar cart of your married besties or your other half, with this fancy crystal martini shaker that will have them feeling as though they’re sipping cocktails in a swish London bar. It's from stylish brand Soho Home and is of utmost quality - each piece is mouth-blown and hand-cut. 

Delivery Time: £6.95, two to four days

Pros & Cons: This crystal has a weighty feel so be careful when carrying it, especially after you've had a few cocktails!

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6. Personalised Crystal Pen – £19, Hurleyburley

Blue and silver sparkling crystal pens

If you're looking for an anniversary gift for someone quirky who has everything, we feel pretty confident they won’t have a personalised crystal pen. These glittering pens from Hurleyburley are filled with tiny crystals, come in a range of colours and can be engraved with your own special message.

"This is a really nice pen and having it engraved makes it personal. It's really good value for money and it comes in a lovely box, tied with ribbon," says one shopper. 

Delivery Time: Free, two days

Pros & Cons: If you think gifting a pen isn't a very sentimental wedding anniversary gift, make sure you get a wedding anniversary card to go alongside it. 

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7. Waterford Crystal Lismore Black Crystal Bowl – £120, Selfridges

Black crystal bowl

Add some sparkle with the glittering Lismore bowl from Waterford Crystal. The traditional design of the crystal combined with its contemporary dark colour makes it the perfect sentimental gift to celebrate 15 years of marriage.

Delivery Time: £5, three to five days

Pros & Cons: This design may be striking and unusual but it'll still fit into all kinds of home interiors and add a modern edge to any space. 

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8. Crystal Opal and Diamond Ring – £450.81, Etsy

Crystal, opal and rose gold ring

This vintage-style ring features a pretty crystal opal centre with a spray of baguette diamonds. If opals aren’t your partner’s thing, you can choose from a variety of centre stones, including diamond, sapphire, aquamarine, emerald and ruby, so you can pick one they’ll adore.

Delivery Time: £25.21, one month

Pros & Cons: The intricate baguette diamonds look so special and will sparkle beautifully under the light. This ring isn't ideal for stacking - we think it should be placed on a finger alone for maximum impact. 

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9. Agate Crystal Wine Bottle Stopper – £20, NIKITA

Crystal wine stopper

15 years together is something to celebrate so why not have a toast with a glass of Champagne? If you don’t quite finish the bottle you can use this gorgeous crystal bottle stopper, an alternative spin on the traditional crystal anniversary theme.

Delivery Time: £3.75, three days

Pros & Cons: Agate crystal is a grounding stone that is said to bring the emotional, physical and mental into balance. This crystal stopper is as pretty as it is practical. 

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10. Dartington Crystal Cushion Small Posy Vase – £30, John Lewis

Not all crystal gifts have to be clear y’know! If your partner is a lover of colour (us too!) then this amethyst posy vase is likely to go down a treat! It's perfect for short stem flower arrangements and will brighten up any corner or mantlepiece. We recommend gifting it alongside a beautiful bunch of blooms. 

Delivery Time: £4.50, five days

Pros & Cons: This vase is also available in amber if the purple isn't to your taste. 

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11. Versace Bright Crystal Eau de Toilette – £59, The Fragrance Shop

Pink bottle of Versace crystal fragrance

Often considered to be one of their very best perfumes, Versace Bright Crystal is sure to add an extra level of luxury to your better half's life. With tones of lotus flower, magnolia, and pomegranate, its sweet scent is sure to delight the senses. 

If your partner wore a floral and fruity wedding perfume, we reckon this will be right up their street. 

Delivery Time: Free, three to five days

Pros & Cons: This bottle has a beautiful design and would look amazing on a bathroom side or dressing table. This scent is best suited for the day time as it is fresh and sweet. 

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12. Crystal Glass Whisky Decanter and Tumblers Set – £80, John Lewis

Crystal decanter with a matching glass, surrounded by lemons

This classic decanter and glass set is the perfect choice for any whiskey enthusiast. What a truly glamorous way to add an extra level of luxury to your home!

"I got this as a 15th wedding anniversary present. It looks fab and expensive, I would highly recommended," says one reviewer. 

Delivery Time: Free, five days

Pros & Cons: This set is made from high quality crystal glass that has an exceptional resistance to dishwasher use to retain its ultra-clear transparency, strength and durability. The glass is also recyclable and made in a zero-waste, carbon-neutral glass factory in Italy. 

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13. Ayla Circular Ring Earrings – £15, Oliver Bonas

Crystal charm hoop earrings

With their bright pink and purple colours, dazzling crystals, and timeless gold-tone setting, these crystal drop hoop earrings are a treat for the eyes. Their fun design is sure to add whimsy to any outfit, making them the ideal gift for those who love to add a bit of fun to their look.

Delivery Time: £3.95, two to three days

Pros & Cons: These earrings are fairly small in size so although they are intricate and colourful, they are still subtle enough to be worn as an everyday piece of jewellery. 

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14. Personalised Cufflinks With Crystal – from £22, Etsy

Silver crystal embellished personalised cufflinks

These sleek cufflinks feature a more subtle touch of crystal elegance and can elevate a look within seconds. With the ability to add your own personal message to the box, you can create a one-of-a-kind gift. The silver colourway is sleek and stylish, yet still traditional. 

Delivery Time: £4.25, five days

Pros & Cons: The crystals are made with genuine Swarovski crystals, however, they are not products produced by Swarovski company therefore don't carry the swan hallmark or come with Swarovski packaging. 

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15. Digital Thermos Flask With Swarovski Crystals - £44, Diamond Affair

15th Wedding Anniversary Gifts

This is not your average drinking flask, this is a Swarovski drinking flask. Covered in Swarovski crystals, this high-tech gadget features a smart temperature display and a removable filter. It'll bring the bling to your next hot beverage and is the ideal pick if your partner is often travelling and drinking on-the-go. 

Delivery Time: £6.99, three to five days

Pros & Cons: This flask will certainly stand out from the crowd! Your partner won't get their drink bottle mixed up with anyone else if they use this beauty. 

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16. Crystal Candlestick Holders – £51.88, Etsy

Coloured crystal candlesticks

These unique crystal detail candle sticks can be lit in the home to make every day feel extra special. We love the statement cut crystal pattern which will shine beautifully in the candlelight. 

"These candle holders are exquisitely designed, and are faceted so that colours sparkle in the room," says one customer. "I ordered the amber which are beautiful with our décor, elevating nightly dining to an elegant experience. These came so carefully wrapped which was amazing, too."

We love the idea of lighting them on an anniversary date night at home. 

Delivery Time: £17.08, four days

Pros & Cons: Coloured glass is a really trendy pick for your interiors, yet these candlestick holders are still timeless enough to be loved for years to come. 

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17. Crystallized Smartphone Case - £65, Swarovski

15th Wedding Anniversary Gifts

For the couple who has everything, why not go the extra mile to add a little bit of luxury to their everyday routine? This smartphone case exudes extravagance and is the perfect choice for those hard-to-buy-for loved ones. 

You can pick from several different colours, including blue, pink, gold and black, so you can pick a style to suit their taste. 

Delivery Time: £4, two to three days

Pros & Cons: This phone case is only compatible with iPhones so double check that's the phone they own!.

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18. Kora Organics Rose Quartz Facial Sculptor - £43.20, Look Fantastic

Heart shaped rose quartz facial sculptor

Looking for an idea that's a little out of the box? The rose quartz facial sculptor by Kora Organics is designed to calm the complexion, reduce puffiness in the mornings, and encourage circulation and blood flow. Not only is it shaped in a wedding anniversary-appropriate heart, rose quartz is said to represent unconditional love, so it's perfect!

We tried this sculptor out and loved how it made our skin feel. Using a facial oil, we followed the easy instructions and massaged our face in the morning. It left us feeling refreshed and relaxed - made even better after we popped it in the fridge so it felt cool to touch.

If your partner is into their skincare or beauty hacks, this is a really thoughtful crystal anniversary gift that they might not have come across before. 

Delivery Time: £4, two to three days

Pros & Cons: This sculptor has several different uses - one review said, "I've used this laid flat on my forehead to help soothe migraines as the rose quartz is cooling."

The set comes with a small sachet of oil to try, but you may wish to give a bottle alongside it. 

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Modern Watch 15th Wedding Anniversary Gifts

The modern 15th wedding anniversary gift to help celebrate 15 years of marriage is a watch. Take a look at some of our favourite designs to inspire you. 

19. Apple Watch SE – £259, John Lewis

Navy blue Apple watch

This watch is a guaranteed hit. Sleek and stylish, the Apple Watch can track workouts, help to monitor heart health and help you out with directions – your partner will wonder how they ever lived without it.

It has tons of great reviews, with one saying, "I've had various smartwatches for a number of years but after having issues with my last one, I was encouraged to try an Apple Watch. I am so glad I did. Fantastic features, and it's nice and sleek. Love it." 

Delivery Time: Free, five days

Pros & Cons: This design is waterproof and you can choose from a catalogue of workouts and mediation sessions. It also has a number of other features such as GPS, tap and pay, sleep insights, plus you can check and reply to messages. 

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20. Cocktail Watch – £330, Swarovski

Silvery watch with chain wrist band and covered in crystals

How smug would you feel if you found a gift that combined both the modern and traditional gifts for your 15th anniversary? Well, we’ve found it for you. This watch is adorned with sparkling Swarovski crystals to make it even more special.

Delivery Time: Free, two to three days

Pros & Cons: The watch bracelet length is not adjustable but you could easily take it into a jewellers and have a link removed if it's not a comfortable fit. 

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21. Neutra Chronograph Leather Watch – £159, Fossil

Brown leather watch with a black clock face

Is your spouse into classic styles? If so, they'll love this Fossil watch that strikes the perfect balance between modern and traditional with its chronograph design and stylish tan leather strap. 

It's great for daily use, with one review saying, "I like how it goes well with all my outfits," and another explaining, "It is very nice to wear for any occasion - from a business meeting to a night out." 

Delivery Time: Free, four to six days

Pros & Cons: You can get this watch engraved for free which is a really special and sentimental touch to a 15th wedding anniversary gift. 

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22. Lucky Bee Grey & Rose Gold Watch – £139, Olivia Burton

For something pretty and elegant, this pearl and grey Olivia Burton watch is delicate enough to be worn everyday but also special enough that it would be a perfect anniversary gift. It features their signature bee motif with pairs perfectly with the rose gold metalware and diamante edging. 

Delivery Time: Free, two to four days

Pros & Cons: As it has a large clock face, one review comments that it is ideal for checking the time without the need to put any glasses on. 

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23. Mocha Matt Milanese Watch – £185, Coeur De Lion

Gold watch with colourful gems on the face

From the stunning mocha dial, to the pops of colour from the sparkling Swarovski crystals, this watch from Coeur De Lion oozes sophistication making it ideal for a fashion-forward partner. 

It's a really unusual design that you won't find anywhere else - we can see them being so impressed with this choice. 

Delivery Time: £9.50, varied shipping 

Pros & Cons: This watch will be delivered to you in a premium designer case and with a certificate of authenticity.

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24. Personalised Pocket Watch – £56, Hitched Shop

Model holding a silver pocket watch open

If you're after something a little unique, why not opt for a pocket watch? Even better, this one from the Hitched Shop allows you to personalise it with your other half's initials and wedding date which is a really lovely touch. 

It's a timeless and traditional idea that will act as a heirloom that can be passed down for generations. 

Delivery Time: £19.95, two weeks shipping

Pros & Cons: This watch might not be best suited for everyday wear but it'll be a really sentimental piece that they can take out for special occasions. 

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25. Three Hand Leather Watch and Bracelet Set – £199, Emporio Armani  

Black watch and bracelet set

Treat your partner this 15th anniversary to a stunning watch and bracelet set from Emporio Armani. Featuring a deep blue sunray dial with gunmetal stick indexes, they'll look superb as a pair or worn on their own. 

This luxury brand is sure to go down well with your partner and might not be something they would typically treat themselves to. 

Delivery Time: £6.50, four to six days

Pros & Cons: This gift doubles up as a two-in-one. The bracelet has an adjustable pin closure that can fit all wrist sizes. 

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26. Michael Kors Rose Gold Watch - £269, Beaverbrooks

Michael Kors rose gold watch

This modern everyday Michael Kors watch is a muted yet elegant accessory. Its rose gold tones will add warmth to your everyday attire, but it's also available in gold or silver should you prefer. 

Delivery Time: Free, next day

Pros & Cons: A simple design like this is a fail-safe option if you aren't too sure on your partner's taste. 

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27. Vivienne Westwood Swarovski Crystal & Leather Watch - £235, John Lewis

White Vivienne Westwood watch

For a sense of luxury and opulence, look no further than this stunning Vivienne Westwood timepiece. The simplicity of its leather strap is complemented perfectly by the intricate details of the Swarovski crystals and eye-catching iconic charm.

"Beautifully made watch, classic and elegant," comments one shopper. 

Delivery Time: Free, five days

Pros & Cons: This watch is instantly recognisable as a designer piece. The charm will make a statement, but it won't get in the way of wearing it everyday. 

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28. Crystalline Chic Watch - £380, Swarovski

Crystal covered watch

With an inspirational design, this remarkable timekeeper contains more than 1,300 sparkling crystals. What better way to say 'happy 15th wedding anniversary' than this? If there's one watch that will be sparkling from all angles once on your wrist - it's this one! 

Delivery Time: Free, two to three days

Pros & Cons: This watch is best suited for those who love all things bling. 

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29. Watch Stand – £49.95, Mijmoj Designs

Personalised wooden watch stand

Add something personal to your watch gift with a custom watch stand so they can store their new present safely at night. This stand comes with your choice of number of columns and brown leather-lined trays, and you can personalise a special message on the front and back.

Delivery Time: Free, two days

Pros & Cons: You can cater this stand to work with the number of watches your partner has. 

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What's the 15th Wedding Anniversary Gift?

Wondering which gift is associated with your 15th wedding anniversary?

The traditional 15th wedding anniversary gift is crystal, symbolising the lightness, clarity and durability of your love and relationship.

"The modern gift for your 15th wedding anniversary is a watch," explains Zoe Burke, Editor of Hitched. "This represents all the seconds, minutes and hours you've been together, as well as all the years you have to come." 

If you are still searching for the perfect anniversary gift then browse our best anniversary ideas for him and for her