If you're celebrating your 9th wedding anniversary, then congratulations – nine years of marriage is really something to celebrate, and to show your partner how much you appreciate them you might want to gift them a gorgeous present.
Keep things traditional for your 9th wedding anniversary gift by looking to willow, which just like your marriage is strong and flexible. Or, perhaps your partner would prefer a pottery themed present? From pretty ceramic mugs, to clay moulding classes there's so many great ideas to pick from. Alternatively, you might want to go for the modern gift which is leather.
We've put together a gift guide including the best 9th anniversary gifts in willow, pottery and leather so you're guaranteed to find something your partner will love, (hint hint, that Mulberry handbag they've always had their eyes on!)
Willow 9th Anniversary Gifts
Willow is strong but flexible – two qualities you will need in your marriage. If you want to give a nod to this traditional anniversary gift then take a look at some of our favourite ideas.
1. Ashridge Personalised Wine Cooler Picnic Basket - £112, Dibor
Perfect for the wine lover in your life, this willow picnic basket has a specially insulated wine chiller slot to keep your drink of choice cool. Get the tag personalised with a lovely anniversary message and take it on all your summer picnics and garden parties.
2. Weeping Willow Dwarf Tree - £19.99, You Garden
You might not have room to put a full sized weeping willow tree in your garden, but this dwarf plant is ideal for growing in the ground or even on a balcony. It will make a wonderful feature in your outside space that you'll be able to watch grow for a lifetime.
3. Willow Heart Hanging Decoration - £10.95, Clem & Co
This hanging decoration is crafted from willow branches that have been twisted into the most adorable love heart. We adore the idea of hanging them on the back of a door, or popping them above a mantlepiece.
4. Silver Willow Leaf Hoop Earrings - £155, Erica Jewellery
How beautiful are these silver willow leaf hoop earrings? Their willow tree inspired design has been hand carved to perfection and is simple enough to be worn everyday yet still special enough to be anniversary appropriate.
5. Faux Natural Willow Spray - £30, Layered Lounge
You can't go wrong with a bunch of flowers but when the theme is willow it makes the hunt a little trickier. Look no further than this gorgeous bunch of faux willow stems from Layered Lounge that will look perfect styled in a vase.
6. Personalised Willow Tree Cutting Board - from £35.90, Headwall Creative
Is your partner a dab hand in the kitchen? Up their chopping game with this lovely cutting board that features a willow tree carving. It can also be personalised with your initials and a date that is special to you as a couple.
7. Wind In The Willows Afternoon Tea - £27 per person, Luxury Family Hotels
You and your other half can tuck into a delicious afternoon tea inspired by the classic tale of the Wind In The Willows. Featuring some of Mr Toad, Ratty, Badger and Mole's favourite foods this delightful gift is available at 5 hotels, including Fowey Hall.
Pottery 9th Anniversary Gifts
Pottery is fragile but, if looked after, it can last a lifetime. If you want to take this romantic sentiment into your 9th wedding anniversary gift then take a look at some of our favourite pottery-inspired ideas.
9. Wedgwood Ceramic Experience and Afternoon Tea for Two - £98, Virgin Experience Days
If you feel like your partner has everything they want then a gift experience could be the perfect choice. This Wedgwood ceramic experience from Virgin Experience Days allows you to create your own piece of pottery and then you can settle down for a delicious afternoon tea.
10. Handmade Mini Blue Brown Pottery Jewellery Dish - £23, Kabin Shop
This adorable little dish is perfect for the partner who loves a bit of bling. Be it rings, earrings, or even necklaces, it’s a great storage solution for delicate things.
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11. 'Happy 9th Anniversary' Pottery Card - £3.25, Momo + Boo
Don’t forget the card! Really go all out with the theme this year and pick up this cute pottery card for just over £3.
12. Love Heart Handle Porcelain Mug — £22, Gemma Wightman Ceramics
We think this attractive mug is just the cutest thing around and it would make any recipient happy. Buy it as an added extra and don’t forget to throw in a nice pack of biscuits to go with your tea!
13. Sculpd Pottery Kit — £39, Sculpd
Why not take this year’s theme literally and get creative? This pottery kit will keep the both of you busy and entertained for hours on your anniversary and beyond.
14. Clay: Contemporary Ceramic Artisans — £24.95, Amazon
If you think your partner might want to learn more about all things pottery and clay, this brilliant coffee table book is as informative as it is chic to look at.
15. 9th Anniversary Ceramic Coaster – £10, Juliet Reeves Designs
Looking for something a bit more classic? This ceramic coaster from Juliet Reeves Design can be ordered with a matching anniversary card and a gift box. We think it would be the perfect gift to give to your other half with a cup of tea and breakfast in bed on the morning on your anniversary.
16. Single Stem Ceramic Vase Set – £13, Pippi & Me
This set of single stem ceramic vases from Pippi and Me would make a perfect 9th wedding anniversary gift if you are looking for something stylish that you can use everyday. We love the muted colours and simplistic design.
17. Linda Bloomfield Porcelain Cake Stand – £48, Linda Bloomfield
If your partner fancies themselves as a bit of an amateur baker then this porcelain cake stand from Linda Bloomfield will give their cakes a professional finishing touch that they are sure to love. If you are feeling extra lovely then why not have a go at baking a cake of your own to go with it?
Leather 9th Wedding Anniversary Gifts
Leather is the traditional 3rd wedding anniversary gift but it is also the modern gift for your 9th anniversary. Whether it’s a sentimental trinket or a stylish new bag, there are plenty of leather gift ideas that would be perfect for your partner.
18. Personalised Initial Leather Heart Page Corner Bookmark — £9.50, Hurley Burley
An affordable gift that is ideal as a little add-on or if you’re doing smaller presents this year, this leather page heart is the perfect alternative to a traditional bookmark and is a must for book lovers.
19. Acne Studios Elmas Logo Cardholder — £90, Farfetch
There’s nothing more chic than a high-end leather card holder, and this one is stylish and classic while still being less than £100. It also comes in a variety of other colours.
20. A.P.C. Smooth Leather Cross-Body Bag — £470, Matches Fashion
An A.P.C. bag is a must for fashion-forward partners, and it will certainly be well received. Opt for the brand’s half moon bag, which comes in a number of colours and textures. The brown is a classic choice that’ll go with everything.
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21. Neve Leather Biker Jacket — £319, All Saints
What better excuse to buy your loved one that leather jacket they’ve been dreaming of for years? You can pick up a good quality leather jacket for a few hundred pounds these days, and this one is a brilliant find.
22. Leather Cufflink Box — £89, Life of Riley
If your partner is a big cufflink wearer, they’ll need somewhere professional-looking to keep them and this smart box does just the job. It comes in two shades of brown, and can also be personalised.
23. Personalised Leather Loop Keyring – £16, Create Gift Love
This leather loop keyring from Create Gift Love can be personalised with your own special message and we love how it will be used every single day so your other half will have a constant reminder of how happy they make you.
24. Leather Photo Album – £54, Be Golden
Now you have nine years of happy marriage together, why not print all your photos out and put them in an extra special leather album? You can choose from a range of colours and have your own special message added to the front of this album from Be Golden.
25. Mulberry Amberley Satchel – £695, Farfetch
An extra special handbag or purse would be an ideal 9th wedding anniversary gift – one of our favourites has to be the Amberley satchel from Mulberry, shown here in shade rosewater.
26. Leather Wallet – £95, Aspinal of London
We love how the majority of wallets at Aspinal of London can be personalised with your initials and this navy coin wallet is no exception. If you are looking for a luxury leather gift idea then we think this is ideal.
Don’t miss our complete guide to wedding anniversaries so you know what you have coming up next.