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6th Wedding Anniversary Celebration Suggestions -- Ideas and Symbols


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Candy represents the sweetness in your marriage, iron represents good luck and strength, and wood represents a solid relationship. Here are more gift and celebration ideas for your sixth anniversary.

6th Anniversary Traditional Gift:

Candy or Iron.

6th Anniversary Contemporary/Modern Gift:

Wood. The modern gift of wood signifies a long-lasting and solid marriage as you celebrate your 6th anniversary.

6th Anniversary Gemstone:

Amethyst, or turquoise.

6th Anniversary Color:

Several colors are associated with the 6th anniversary: purple, turquoise, or white.

6th Anniversary Flower:

Calla Lily. In the language of flowers, calla lilies represent magnificent beauty.

Ways to Celebrate Your 6th Anniversary:

  • Make candy together.
  • Some couples plant a tree together in their yard.
  • An oak tree represents solidity.
  • A pine tree represents the evergreen character of your love for one another.
  • A flaming red maple represents the flaming passion you have for each other.
  • A flowering crab tree represents love eternal.
    • Purchase tickets to a show, movie, sports event, concert, theatre, etc. to attend together. Wrap the tickets around a candy bar.

    Gift Suggestions to Purchase for Your 6th Anniversary:

    • Pretty candy dish.
    • Box of chocolates.
    • Wood keepsake box.
    • Candy cookbook.
    • Firewood.
    • Iron horseshoes.
    • Wrought iron sundial.
    • Iron weathervane.

    6th Anniversary Wine:

    Find an iron wine rack and include a bottle of wine from the year you were married.

    Gift Suggestions to Make for Your 6th Anniversary:

    • Fill a unique wooden box with candy you know your spouse enjoys.
    • Fill a champagne glass with candy kisses or spicy gumdrops.
    • Put together a road map describing a trip (Buy Direct) to take together where there is a candy factory.

    Time Capsule Ideas for Your 6th Anniversary:

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