If you are searching for the perfect anniversary present to celebrate the 13th year of a special couple's marriage, or even your own, consider our useful and comprehensive list of established themes to find some inspiration. With no need to stick to any hard and fast rules, simply select from any one or more of the colors, items and themes that will suit the recipient, and show them you care.
Traditional Gift Theme: Lace
Lace represents elegance, delicacy and refined beauty, and also the graceful intertwining of threads, as per the intertwining souls of two compatible persons in a solid marriage. Thus the 13th wedding anniversary in essence exemplifies perfected and polished love.
Modern Gift Theme: Textiles; Furs
Textiles and furs represent warmth, comfort and protection.
Alternative Gemstone: Malachite; Moonstone; Opal
Flower: Chrysanthemum; (Substitute: White Rose)
In Eastern cultures, the chrysanthemum represents a life of ease and good luck. In the Victorian language of flowers, there are meanings associated with different colored chrysanthemums. Yellow denotes the gentle declining of amorous advances, and hence, fidelity in a marriage. Red represents a proposition to ignite a new relationship, and hence in a marriage, the discovery of new passion. White exemplifies truth, honesty and candor; and violet symbolizes a wish for wellness.
Popular Traditional Gift Ideas
• Lace clothing or attire (eg, gloves, lingerie)
• Lace home wares (eg, tablecloth)
• Lace manchester
Popular Modern and Other Gift Ideas
• Fur clothing and accessories (eg, jacket, scarf, fur-trimmed gloves)
• Citrine jewelry (eg, necklace, earrings, bracelet, ring)
• Malachite, moonstone or opal jewelry as alternate gemstones associated with the 13th wedding anniversary
• Pearl-White Glazed Eternity Rose (to represent the color white associated with the 13th wedding anniversary)
• Floral-themed gifts involving the chrysanthemum (eg, art print, scented products such as candles or perfume, plant)
• Fresh bouquet of chrysanthemums
A video of our Pearl-White Glazed Eternity Rose is presented here
Below we provide links to the next 5 years of gift themes, which may assist your thinking: