9th Wedding Anniversary

The Basics

Traditional Gift: Pottery/ Willow/ Copper

Pottery is formed from clay, and so represents the moulding of the marriage relationship into something beautiful.

Copper represents prosperity, good luck and good fortune.

Willow is also a traditional 9th wedding anniversary gift.

There are plenty of ornate objects, some with practical usage, which could be gifted. These include copper pots, frames and bracelets, pottery vases and ornaments. Many of these items are handmade by skilled craftsmen, and hence speak of commitment and dedication when given as a gift.

Modern Gift: Leather

Leather is a contemporary ninth anniversary gift, representing durability, warmth, strength, flexibility and resiliency — qualities that help marriages to thrive.

There are a myriad of leather gifts that can be bought, including accessories, houseware and clothing.

Associated Gemstone: Lapis lazuli

The ninth anniversary gemstone is Lapis lazuli.

Associated Flower: Bird of paradise/ poppy