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08/24/2018 07:00AM ● Published by Robert Frey

Anniversary Gifts - Years 1, 5 & 10

If our bridal issue has you reminiscing about how wonderful being a newlywed was, fret not. Marriage is the gift that keeps on giving…there’s an anniversary to celebrate every year. We pulled together some local options for gifts that are in line with the traditional and modern gifts for first, fifth and tenth wedding anniversaries

The Traditional 1st Year anniversary gift is paper. Give your spouse a gift that will bring them as much joy to use as it does to those who receive it. Pieces of Eight has a beautiful selection of stationery from Crane, William Arthur, Embossed Graphics and a variety of others. 
Pieces of Eight
902 Coolidge St., Lafayette

The Traditional 5th Year anniversary gift is wood. This gift will prove useful for your anniversary soiree as well as make beautiful home décor all year long. These beautiful wood serving boards, cut in the shape of our beloved state, are perfect for any occasion. The best part? You don’t have to put it away after you use it. It’s a great stylish addition to any kitchen.
The Royal Standard
2015 Johnston St., Lafayette

Traditionally, the 10th Year anniversary gift is tin, but the Modern 10th Year gift is diamonds! And after 10 years, we think that’s what everyone deserve. Stackable bands are so popular right now. They make great additions to any wedding ring and band set. They’re also great for right hand rings. These options are available in white, yellow or rose gold.
Ashley Blue Jewelers
1701n Chemin Metairie Pkwy. Ste. A,

The Modern 1st Year anniversary gift is a clock. Just because the idea is modern doesn’t mean the gift has to be! This antique wall clock from Unique Finds Antiques & More will be a beautiful lasting piece of furniture for your family to treasure for a lifetime. They have a wide variety of one-of-a-kind items to choose from.
Unique Finds Antiques & More
107 Kaliste Saloom Rd., Ste. C, Lafayette


The Modern 5th Year anniversary gift is silverware. But you can’t just pass with any silverware. Texada’s Jewelry and Gifts has a stunning array of serving ware, like these beautiful Mariposa pieces. These also make perfect wedding gifts. From the first year, to the fifth year, and far beyond, this silver will keep you serving in style.
Texada’s Jewelry & Gifts
920 S Lewis St., New Iberia

Men love diamonds, too! There are several options for men’s diamond jewelry for the Modern 10th Year gift. Give him something truly unique that will turn heads for years to come. A tie ring! The custom diamond bands slip right below the knot of any tie to add a touch of elegance to any look!
Armentor Jewelers
1020 E Dale St., New Iberia

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