20 Terrific Tin Anniversary Gifts for Her & Him
It’s been ten magical years since you exchanged wedding vows. A whole decade, can you believe it?
I bet that special day feels like it could’ve been yesterday. Ten years is an incredible achievement, and we’re sure the time has been packed with all kinds of jokes, special memories, and personal moments.
We think it’s important to show your beloved just how much you care and this 10th wedding anniversary is an excellent opportunity to do just that. Dates, cards and gifts for both him and her are just a few of the ways you can mark a special date. This anniversary is a biggie, probably the biggest since your very first one, so there’s no doubt you’ll be looking to make the most of it.
What is the Traditional 10th Anniversary Gift?
By now, your marriage is a solid, reliable bond that you’ve had a long time to strengthen. Your tenth anniversary is the ideal time to take a step back and really say thank you to your partner for being there for you over the years.
The life you’re leading now may be drastically different to the one you shared together when you said ‘I do’. Maybe you’ve added pets, children, or new members to your family. Maybe you’ve switched careers, moved countries, or simply shaken up the routines you used to share. So its fitting that the traditional gift for the 10th anniversary is tin, which symbolises the durability and flexibility a marriage needs to stay strong.
Now, if you think that tin is the same as aluminum… it’s not. Don’t feel bad – tin is often confused for aluminum but it’s actually quite rare (the 49th most abundant metal) while aluminum is quite common. And while tin is a traditional gift because it is considered durable and strong, it is actually weaker compared to aluminum.
We’ve found some lovely tin gift options for you to consider, and we have also included some aluminum options. Considering how cheap both metals are, some of our ideas are fairly small and might be best paired with a larger gift. No one’s going to tell you that ALL your gifts have to be tin!
In fact, the traditional gemstones for this anniversary are crystal and green tourmaline, so you could always pair a token tin gift with a lovely piece of jewlery for her, or a pair of cufflinks for him, for a double whammy!!
Modern 10 Year Anniversary Gift
If tin really isn’t your thing, you could always go for a modern twist rather than a traditional one:
- Daffodils: Bright, hopeful and full of joy, these make a lovely 10th anniversary gift. As a marker for spring, they are a brilliant reminder that even though you’re ten years in, your marriage has plenty of fresh new beginnings and adventures to look forward to.
- Diamond Jewlery: This year is a major milestone, so diamonds are a pretty fitting choice for the modern gift!
Tin Gifts for Her
From the small and thoughtful to the big and shiny, we’ve found some super gifts to match the tin theme. See if there’s one that’s likely to make your favorite woman feel extra special.
Tin Leaf Earrings
- Lightweight design for easy wear
- Perfect for nature-loving women
- Pair with a necklace for a complete set
Diamond Eternity Band
- Low-profile design is easy to wear
- A modern choice for the tenth anniversary
- Eternity bands are beautiful no matter which way they spin
Bouquet of Daffodils
- Flowers are a classic anniversary gift
- A traditional 10th anniversary flower
- If you choose bulbs, they'll bloom for years to come
Create Your Own Candy Tin
- Great for candy lovers
- Multiple shapes and designs to choose from
- Fill with her favorite candy for an extra sweet treat
Aluminized Glass Fiber Band
- Flat design won't catch
- Grab yourself a matching one for a set
- Includes a free ring sizer if you don't know her size
Custom Photo Displayed on Tin
- Ready to hang
- Multiple sizes to choose from
- Simple design fits most decor styles
Engraved Aluminum Wallet Card
- Something she can keep with her every day
- Photo on the front and message on the back give all the feels
- Fits any wallet
Tin may not be the first metal you think of when it comes to jewelry, but when your 10 year celebrations roll around, what could be better? Especially when they look as fabulous as these (extra points if your other half is a nature lover!).
On the other hand, if you’re able to pull out the big spending guns this year, what could be better than a stunning diamond eternity band? Diamonds are the modern 10th anniversary gift, however, if you want to get the traditional one too, wrap your ring in a scrap of silk or tissue and pop it in a small tin for a big surprise.
This one only works for spring-ish anniversaries. There are different varieties of daffodils, some bloom as early as February and some as late as May which means you won't find these the rest of the year. Deliver her a bouquet of bright daffodils, which are synonymous with this season of rebirth. If fresh daffodils aren't in season and she loves gardening, gift her with a set of daffodil bulbs to plant in the fall. Pair them with some stylish gardening tools, make a date to plant the bulbs together and she'll be beaming.
Sweetie got a sweet tooth? Create her a custom candy tin to pop into her purse or leave in her desk. Add her favorite candy before giving it to her, and she'll certainly remember why she's sweet on you!
Men aren't the only ones that need tough bands. Whether she's one for slinging weights or she's always doing home improvement projects, these tough rings will handle whatever she throws at them.
A framed photo is a classic gift on anniversary, but this tin version is perfect for your 10th anniversary! With the option to add a bit of personalized text, she's sure to display this gift as soon as she gets it.
Most people open their wallet at least once and often multiple times a day. What better reminder of your love for her than a personalized engraved wallet card. She is sure to smile every time she goes to pay for that morning latte.
Tin Gifts for Him
Remind him just how much you care with a gift that speaks to all the fun times you’ve shared together. We’ve found everything from small tokens of affection to much bigger gifts, ideal for such a special anniversary as the 10th.
Tin Licence Plate
- Up to 5 states or random
- License plates fit right in the tin theme
- Great if you've lived in a few places
Unique Aluminum Cuff Links
- Cufflinks can easily become a family heirloom
- Spitfire option is perfect for aircraft buffs
- Classic or unique, there's a design for every guy
Sound Wave Art on Tin
- Celebrates a song without the clutter of words
- No better way to show off love than to display it in their home
- Perfect for music lovers
Giant 10th Tin Wedding Anniversary Card
- An extra special way to give a card
- Tin color is right on theme
- GIANT stamp and envelope included
Recycled Aluminum Dancing Mosaic
- Made from recycled products in the USA
- Interactive art
- Each piece is one-of-a-kind
Recycled Ski Coasters Set
- Great for the earth conscious man
- Stand included
- He'll feel like he's at the ski lodge even when he's at home
Aluminized Glass Fiber Band
- Sturdy enough for a man who uses his hands
- Limited lifetime warranty
- Tin color is on theme
Aluminum Print Personalized Map
- Multiple sizes
- You choose the colors
- Maps are extremely detailed
Funny Soy Candle
- Funny AND smells amazing
- Option for no scent for those sensitive to smells
- Perfect for a romantic night in
Personalized Comic Book
- Easy to use template
- Perfect for comic book collectors
- A story like no other
Man Cave Aluminum Sign
- Made from durable aluminum
- Available in three sizes
- Ready to mount
Whether he's a gearhead or not, a funky and personalised tin license plate makes a cool addition to your art collection. Add your wedding date, your initials, your pet name for him or anything that's guaranteed to make you both melt every time you see it.
If you’d like to get him something to wear, then tin cufflinks are a unique idea. They’re a cool alternative to the average pair and every time he slips them on, he’ll be able to think back to your wedding and also your anniversary. For an alternative option to the traditional round cufflink, check out these square ones. They have a unique shape and the center material is made from a Spitfire — perfect for plane buffs.
Sound wave art is an idea that I just love -- especially when you can have a wave made of your very own message. Have one printed on tin for an unusual and very personal piece hang on your wall.
You're probably going to get a card anyway, so why not have a bit of fun with this oversized tin card?? Write a special message inside and show him just how big your love for him is.
I can guarantee he doesn't have anything like this. Made from recycled cans, each disc moves freely on the canvas, so any vibrations or breezes will cause small shifts. Hang it in his man cave and he'll have an interactive work of art every time his bass is thumping.
Another recycled option, these fun coasters are cut from skis. Since the skis have some , each piece will have its own unique story to tell. Perfect for rest his après-ski drink on.
A masculine version of the ring earlier in this post, this ring is both sleek and rugged. The low-profile design is perfect for the man who works with his hands. Men don't always get jewelry for anniversaries, but I think they deserve a little bling, too.
Whether it's the place you met, got married, or somewhere else, you probably have a place that's special to you both. Get him a map print of the location that's captured your hearts. The metal artwork is masculine enough for a man cave or office and beautiful enough that you'll love looking at it, too.
I couldn't resist adding one with a little humor in it. Your hunny is guaranteed to snort with laughter when they see this — I know I did. Choose from three scents or no scent for sensitive noses. Whatever you choose, the tin lid keeps you right on theme.
Your nerdy husband will rejoice with this custom comic book. If he's always wanted to see himself on the pages of a comic, this is his chance. Whether you want to include the past ten years of marriage or the tale of how you met, this story is sure to melt his heart.
If this isn’t an accurate description of every guy’s man cave, then I don’t know what is. The name above “Man Cave” can be personalized, and below that the sign reads “where the game is always on”. This quality aluminum sign is available in many sizes, including small, in case their partner doesn’t want to be reminded of how many times football has come first.
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Despite her dreamy wedding blogger lifestyle, Meredith's day job is running ClassicVeils.com and a full-time mom to an active toddler. If she could, Meredith would spend her days taking cruises, helping animals in need, and watching Big Brother!
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