Gift Ideas for Your 5th Wedding Anniversary

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Congratulations on five years of marriage! Whether you’re reflecting on the memories you’ve made, or looking ahead to the future and the life you are building with your spouse, be sure to make your fifth anniversary memorable with a thoughtful gift that commemorates the journey to this first major marriage milestone. If you’re looking for a romantic gift to express your love or a practical gift you know your spouse will appreciate, we can help you find the perfect present to celebrate the occasion.

If you’re here it’s probably because you want to know more about the gift themes for the fifth wedding anniversary. What are they and what do they symbolize? The practice of giving specific anniversary gifts has a long history and is an excellent way to provide direction to the gifts you give throughout your marriage. Read on to discover the traditional, modern, gemstone and flower gift themes for the fifth anniversary.

5th Anniversary Gifts

Traditional Gift


Modern Gift


Gemstone Gift


Flower Gift


What Is the Traditional 5th Anniversary Gift?

Overhead image of a wooden table with a text overlay that reads 'wood'

The fifth anniversary is the first major marriage milestone and the traditional gift is wood, representing stability, strength and longevity. After five years your marriage has stable roots, a strong core and has stood the test of time. With many options ranging from practical to pretty, wood gives you the opportunity to give a gift specific to your loved one’s interests or needs.

Homelegance Saluki Mid-Century Two-Tier Cocktail/Coffee Table, Cherry
Two-Tier Coffee Table
  • End table & sofa tables also available
  • Made with durable poplar hardwood
  • Requires assembly
$231.00 USD

Serving Tray, Teak, Custom Serving Tray, Tray with Handles, Engraved, Tray, Breakfast in Bed, Breakfast Tray, Wood Tray, Coffee Table Tray, Personalized Tray, Large Tray, Ottoman Tray, Wooden Tray
Personalized Wooden Serving Tray
  • Features a laser engraved design
  • Personalized with names and established date
  • Made from sustainably sourced teak
  • Size: 20.5″ x 13.75 x 2.5″

EdenHomes Mid Century Modern Indoor Plant Stand with Pot Set, 10 Inch White Plant Pot, 14 Inch Tall Bamboo Plant Holder for Flowers, Succulents, Snake Plants, Cactus, Fiddle Leaf Fig Trees
Plant Stand & Pot Set
  • Inspired by Mid-Century Modern design
  • Set includes 10″ pot and 14″ tall plant stand
  • Made of fiberstone & bamboo wood
  • Includes a drainage hole & stopper
$59.94 USD

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What Is the Modern 5th Anniversary Gift?

Multiple pieces of silverware layed out in rows with a text overlay that reads 'Silverware'

Silverware is the modern gift for five years of marriage. If you’ve reached this milestone, then you’ve probably shared thousands of meals with your spouse. Commemorate the occasion with a silverware set and the promise of thousands more.

Vera Wang Wedgwood Arden 45-Piece Flatware Set
Wedgwood 45-Piece Flatware Set
  • From the Wedgwood Arden Flatware collection
  • Designed by Vera Wang
  • The sleek design and polished finish is an eye-catching addition to any table
  • 45-piece set includes (8) 5-piece place settings and (1) 5-piece serving set
  • Crafted from 18/10 stainless steel

Vera Wang Love Knots Silver Personalized Wedding Cake Knife and Server Set, Custom Engraved
Personalized Cake Serving Set
  • From Wedgwood Love Knots Silver Collection
  • Designed by Vera Wang
  • Crafted from durable stainless steel
  • Choose from a variety of custom-engraved designs 
  • Gift box included
$79.99 USD

RiverRidge Home 10-206 Marina 46 Piece Monogrammed Flatware Set, Letter H, No size, Silver
Monogrammed Silverware Set
  • Features exclusive marina pattern
  • 46-piece set includes service for eight plus six serving pieces
  • Stainless steel with polished mirror finish
$88.86 USD

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What Is the 5th Anniversary Gemstone?

Detail image of cut sapphires with text overlay that reads 'Sapphire'

Unmistakably vivid and historically favored by royalty, sapphire is the gemstone for the fifth wedding anniversary. As a symbol of wisdom, truth, sincerity, and faithfulness a sapphire gift is believed to bring good fortune to your spouse and marriage. While jewelry is always an excellent anniversary gift, you can also surprise and delight your spouse with a gift of sapphire jewelry given on any special occasion during your fifth year of marriage.

Sapphire Jewelry Anniversary Gifts

What Is the 5th Anniversary Flower?

Close up image of daisy flowers with a text overlay that reads "Daisies'

Daisies are the fifth anniversary flower and commonly have white petals with a yellow center. The white color is symbolic of innocence, healing and purity while yellow signifies radiance, vitality and creativity. A bouquet with this cheerful flower represents the harmony and balance of your marriage. If daisies are unavailable or out of season, the classic anniversary bouquet of red roses will always be appreciated.