Each anniversary, and the subsequent wedding anniversaries, has certain traditional associations. According to tradition, bronze is a symbol of the 8th wedding anniversary, which is why many people call it the “bronze anniversary.”
Bronze is a combination of copper (which represents luck) and tin (which represents durability), making any combination of these metals great anniversary gifts.
And to provide you with some inspiration to get special bronze anniversary gifts for your spouse, we’ve rounded up great options that are sure to make a statement.
Here’s to 8 years of love, and many more to come!
30 Best Bronze 8-Year Wedding Anniversary Gifts for Him or Her
1. Barse Sunny Faux Bronze and Yellow Quartz Pendant
For the spouse who loves wearing delicate jewelry, this gorgeous pendant features a polished slab of orange quartz in braided bronze, hanging on a bronze open link chain. The colors perfectly compliment each other, as well as that outfit worn to an anniversary dinner.
2. Industrial Gear-Shaped Bronze-Tone Bookends
The antique look of these bookends make them even more appealing, and look great on bookshelves. Made of resin and having a bronze appearance, they can be used to hold books in place, or displayed as a cool mantel piece.
3. Retroworks Bronze Cryptex
If you and your partner love a good scavanger hunt or game, using a cryptex is an entertaining and fun way to get a message across. Whether it’s directions to a secret date night or just a note expressing your love, they’ll have to use their brain to unlock the code.
4. Song Sound Wave
Is there a special song you love to listen to together? Maybe it was your first dance as a married couple, or the song that made you fall in love. Either way, get it personalized as a soundwave so you can look at it every time you reminisce.
5. LOVETUNER Meditation Tuning Necklace
The LOVETUNER necklace is heard at a 528hz frequency, also known as the “love frequency.” Not only does it calm you, reduce stress, and lead to more fulfilling meditation sessions, but it’s a great gift to give to a spouse who needs some stress relief.
6. Bronze Bird Nest Jewelry Tree and Organizer Stand
Where will your partner put all the lovely jewelry you’ve gotten over the years? On this bird nest tree, of course. It’s elegant, beautiful, and capable of holding earrings, rings, bracelets, necklaces, and more.
7. Bronze Pottery Stemless Wine Glass
These wine glasses are classy but maintain the earthy quality of pottery, and have a bronze glaze with a glossy black. Now, whenever you share a glass of your favorite beverage together, you’ll be reminded of just how much went into the making of it.
8. Personalized Family Tree Wall Plaque
Married couples want to look back on all they’ve accomplished over the last few years, both as partners and as parents. Put this reminder of your growing family on display, with a personalized date of your choosing.
9. Dr. Hauschka Translucent Bronzing Tint
Nothing says bronze anniversary like an actual bronzer! Instead of sitting in the sun all day, you can get that same bronze glow with no effort at all. Just add the formula to your usual moisturizer for a beautiful sun-kissed glow.
10. Bronze Heart Nesting Jewelry Bowls
Great as an accent piece in your home, this gorgeous set is made of all bronze and resembles nesting eggs. The smallest heart sits inside a larger heart, which is glazed glossy black on the inside and bronze on the outside.
11. Golden Bronze Monogram Cufflinks
Add a little flair to his formal suit and tie by gifting him these simple and clean monogram cufflinks. They’re handmade and can be personalized with your spouse’s initials.
12. Kafe in the Box Reusable Coffee Mug
Ditch the disposable coffee cups and switch to an option that’s both eco-friendly and splashproof. It’s lightweight, double-walled, and “hugs” your lips as you drink from it, so you’ll never have to worry about spilling your delicious coffee.
13. Don Lucas Bronze DL Charm Bracelet
For the couple who really wants to treat each other this anniversary, this custom charm bracelet is a beautiful addition to anyone’s wardrobe. Handcrafted by Don Lucas himself, the bronze bracelet’s charms can be added or removed to keep the best memories close.
(Don Lucas, $450)
14. Burberry Leather and Vintage Check Note Crossbody Bag
Some women have expensive taste, and after all these years together, it’s about time husbands treat their wives to this gem. Crafted in Italy, this designer bag is made from leather and check, and includes press studs and a detachable strap. Plus, it can be worn as a clutch or a cross-body purse!
15. Tom Dixon Men’s Tank Whisky Glasses
No whiskey drinker’s stash is complete without a few gorgeous glasses to drink from. This set of two lowball glasses are made from mouth-blown clear glass, with the copper detailing hand-painted for an elegant look.
16. Advanced Mixology Moscow Mule Copper Mugs
Not only does this set come with four handmade copper mugs, but also includes wooden coasters to match. Each mule comes with a tarnish that will leave them shining for years to come. Drink up!
17. MetalArt Hand Forged Metal Rose
As a gift of your everlasting love, this bronze stained metal rose is an expression of your adoration. Put it on the table, a shelf or the mantel so you’ll always be reminded of your love for each other.
18. Sunjoy Linda Decorative Tree Wall Art
There’s nothing more stunning than nature, and now, you and your spouse can appreciate it every day in your home. This metal piece depicts a large tree with birds perched on the branches representing the circle of life.
19. Woodstock Chimes
Hand-tuned to a pentatonic, five-note scale, these chimes create uplifting harmonies that will grace your backyard or home. Let it work with the wind to create beautiful notes you can truly appreciate together.
20. Vintage Picture Frame
This vintage frame is gorgeous and perfect for displaying your wedding photo. Now, you’ll be able to stare at a moment in time where the beginning of your lives together was brand new.
21. Bronze Personalized Lyrics and State Wall Hanging
If your state holds great meaning to you and your spouse, commemorate this anniversary with a personalized print that features your favorite color scheme, song, and the state where you made history together. You can even include coordinates of where you had your special day.
22. Bronze Bottle Opener
You’ll never open a beer the same way again with this retro-style bronze cast iron bottle opener. Hang it on the wall to make opening a drink for your husband easy as pie, or when you want to treat yourself to some bubbly.
23. Keen Newport Hydro Sandals
Couples who enjoy hiking together and exploring all the surrounding area has to offer will do great with these sandals, created to work on land and in the water. The sandals have hydrophobic lining that make it quick to dry, and are super comfortable to walk around in.
24. Anolon Advanced Home Hard-Anodized Nonstick 11-piece Cookware Set
Sick of using mismatched pots and pans while you cook? Get something that you and your spouse will enjoy with this 11-piece cookware set! The set comes in a cool bronze color and includes saucepans, a stockpot, a covered sauté with helper handle, a skillet, and a deep skillet, all of which are non-stick.
25. Personalized Hand-Stamped Bronze Guitar Pick
For the amazing rockstar in your life, this guitar pick is hand-stamped and able to be customized with your partner’s initials, name or a short message of love. You can even have a hole added to make it a pendant.
26. Burnish Bronze Bedding Collection
Add some new flair to the bedroom with this gorgoeus bedding collection. Whether it’s a queen or king-sized bed, you’ll feel like you’re on a luxurious vacation — right from your own home!
27. Bulova Dress Watch
A classy accessory to any outfit from his wardrobe, this watch includes eight-hand quartz chronograph movement with a 262kHz vibrational frequency, so the time will always be accurate. It also features bronze accents and a black leather strap.
28. Bronze Cuff Bracelet
This gorgeous cuff bracelet is sophisticated and adds a bit of pizzazz to any outfit. Add it to your jewelry collection to show off just how shiny, sleek and fashionable it is.
29. ELK Lighting Elizabethan Collection Dark Bronze Chandelier
Give the home you share together a makeover with this beautiful chandelier. Made from crystal and metal, its New-Age Renaissance look is sure to add the perfect accent to your living room, kitchen, or foyer.
30. Ryleigh Tabletop Wine Bottle Rack in Bronze
If you still have a bottle of wine saved from your wedding or honeymoon, put it on display with this sleep tabletop wine rack. You can even store a bottle from your 8th wedding anniversary and make a promise to open it 10 years from now!
Aly Walansky is a NY-based lifestyles writer who focuses on health, wellness, and relationships. Her work appears in dozens of digital and print publications regularly. Visit her on Twitter or email her.
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