One decade of marriage down, many more to go. Celebrate the milestone with a gift befitting of the occasion.
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It's been ten whole years since you first said "I do." It might be hard to imagine, especially since you feel as if you just walked down the aisle yesterday. Maybe it's less difficult to conceptualize once you stop to consider the incredible partner you have by your side and all that you two have been through. Together, you've made a decade of marriage more meaningful than you ever could have imagined, and for that, you're eternally grateful. Show off your gratitude with a gift custom-made for this landmark celebration. If you've started shopping for the ultimate present, you've probably discovered that many couples exchange aluminum gifts to celebration the big 1-0. It's an appropriate gift medium, actually. Your relationship is rock-solid—so why not celebrate with a material that's (almost!) as strong?
To help you find the ultimate anniversary gift, we've curated a list of aluminum-based presents that are sure to satisfy his or her tastes. From the Apple watch they've had their eyes on for months to the fountain he needs to hand-write those save-forever love notes, there's something here for just about any spouse. Is she a frequent-flyer? Upgrade her in-flight style with luggage that'll survive just about any baggage claim carousel. Is he the best cook (or grill master!) on earth? Refresh his kitchen with a new Dutch oven or set of barbeque tools. You're sure to benefit from both.
We're sure you have a big dinner, vow renewal, or trip planned, but let one of these items bring a little bit of tradition to your ten-year anniversary. Click through to discover our favorites that'll help you do just that.
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Sync your loved one's wrist up with all of their gadgets. Bonus points if you light it up with an "I love you" text immediately after they slip it on.
Apple Watch in "Space Gray Aluminum," from $329, apple.com.
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The Dutch oven on your registry has been with you as long as you've been with each other. Give it a refresh—you use it all the time, after all!—with this sleek, non-stick option, perfect for all your slow-cooking needs.
American Kitchen Cookware 5-Quart Cast Aluminum Dutch Oven, $157, americankitchencookware.com.
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This sleek pen is one he'll be excited to display on his desk. Plus, it's perfect for all the love letters you'll hand-write to each other over the next ten years.
Karas Kustoms Fountain Pen in "Silver Aluminum," $100, gouletpens.com.
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His favorite tie just got even better thanks to this personalized clip. Monogram it with his initials or yours, so he'll have you with him all day.
TagYoureItJewelry Monogrammed Tie Clip, $20, etsy.com.
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Your favorite grill master is sure to get a kick out of this kit. The stainless-steel appliances come in an aluminum briefcase that looks very FBI official. Makes sense, since he takes grilling that seriously.
Uncommon Goods BBQ Briefcase, $84, uncommongoods.com.
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Aluminum gifts not catching your eye? This elegant silver frame is sure to make her day (especially if it's filled with a favorite photo of the two of you!).
The White Company Silver Photo Frame, $125, thewhitecompany.com.
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Aluminum Photo Print
Time to get creative. This company will print just about any photo you'd like onto aluminum, a medium that's durable enough to be left outside. In other words, your backdoor patio is about to get a lot more personal.
WhiteWall Aluminum Photo Print, from $7, whitewall.com.