See below for an outline of the most established 22nd wedding anniversary gift themes in the US. There is no need to stick to any strict regulations; you have free reign to choose something related to the modern theme, color, or any combination of ideas - the recipient will love a gift that is uniquely tailored to their sense of style.
Modern Gift Theme: Copper
Copper symbolizes strength, beauty and prosperity. It is soft, yielding and malleable, as well as a great heat and electricity conductor, symbolizing the warmth, chemistry, and passion of a couple who are in their third decade of marriage. By the 22nd wedding anniversary, the couple have well and truly molded into a union of equal compromise and balance.
Popular Modern and Other Gift Ideas
• Copper home wares (eg, vase, goblets, mugs, dishes, bowls pitcher/jug, candle holder, plant or flower pot, clock)
• Copper sculpture or figurine
• Spinel jewelry (eg, necklace, bracelet, ring, earrings)
Here we offer links to the next set of anniversary gift theme years: