A 7 year anniversary is usually associated with marriage, therefore a couple may consider giving each other a 7 year anniversary gift. In the United States, a 7 year anniversary is regarded as the third anniversary of a marriage (or the second anniversary of any second marriage). It is also the anniversary date for the renewal of an existing annuity contract in a United States retirement account. It is not necessary that the gift will be used within the next seven years. For example, one could give a used laptop to his or her partner in order to commemorate their 7 year anniversary; or one could purchase a used car to celebrate their 7 year anniversary.
In most cases, these types of gifts will be personalized by adding a monogram, or other personalized message. Prices vary depending on what type of item is selected. Some items are available at department stores such as Walmart, Target, K-Mart or Costco; some are available at gift shops and specialty shops. For those shopping at online merchants, prices can be found by using various Internet search engines.
Personalized gifts are always very popular. The recipient of the gift will enjoy the extra personal touch that comes with receiving an item of personalization. There are many options when purchasing a gift for a 7 year anniversary. Prices vary widely, depending on what type of item is selected. Some popular options include personalized wool sweaters, towels, socks, mittens, blankets, and comforters, jewelry and watches, cufflinks and pins, engraved fine China, personalized picture frames, and personal memorabilia such as pictures and music CD's.
For the man, the most popular anniversary gift is a beautiful watch. Many watches come in both stainless steel and gold. Men usually prefer stainless steel watches with their black tie attire. A popular choice for men is a beautiful black stainless steel watch with genuine 24 karat gold rose petals, a genuine Swiss movements, and leather straps.
Another thoughtful gift idea for a woman is a luxurious wool blanket. Wool blankets are warm and comforting. They can be personalized with names, initials, wedding date, special message, or photos of the couple.
Designer throws and shawls are another popular gift idea. Prices vary widely, depending on the type of blanket chosen. Popular colors include brown, blue, and black. A personalized throw with the names and wedding date of the couple is always a thoughtful gift for a wife or girlfriend. Or, choose a beautiful hand printed quilt with a special message from the couple, and a personalized picture frame.
A personalized 7 year anniversary certificate is a practical gift for a husband or wife, celebrating a marriage. It is good to remind the couple that they are celebrating their seventh year as husband and wife. Some certificates also offer special certificates for their tenth, twenty-first, and fortieth wedding. This is an exceptional way to show the spouse how much you care about their marriage.
Jewelry is always a good choice when wanting to show your love. Women always love jewelry in the form of bracelets, earrings, necklaces, and necklace pendants. Personalized bracelets with her name or wedding date to make very special gifts. Watches, diamond sets, and other jewelry pieces make great wedding day gifts. Men always like cufflinks, watches, and other fashion accessories.
A picture frame with a photograph of the happy couple is a sweet way to celebrate your marriage. You can include a poem or just a simple message. If you are having trouble coming up with something, just picture the two of your loved ones and write a poem or a short message on the back. This gift is a nice way to say thank you to your loved ones. An engraved picture frame is always a lovely gift.
Personalized blankets and towels are another wonderful anniversary present. They are soft, warm and will be appreciated for many years to come. Some blankets have very detailed embroidery and cost about the same as a soft Terry cloth bathrobe. The wool blanket has an option of being personalized with a monogram or any other phrase that you choose. Prices vary widely so be sure to check out all the options.
If you are looking for a gift that is perfect for a man, try to give him a personalized stainless steel wine caddy. These are adorable and will be handy to take wine with you on vacations. Prices vary widely, but they are usually under $50. An engraved cuff bracelet is a very sweet 7 year anniversary gift for a husband or boyfriend.