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Our Guide to 20th Anniversary Gifts: Three Cheers for China

August 14, 2017

Give us a two! Give us a zero! What’s that? Two-zero, otherwise known as 20! Congrats on making it through two decades of partnership, complete with highs and lows. How, according to tradition, should we celebrate your 20th anniversary? With gifts made from china, of course. We scoured the depths of UncommonGoods for our finest porcelain offerings, coming up with ten favorites that cover a good chunk of ground, from geometric serving sets to Zen-inspired decor. Read on for our top picks, plus one item featuring this year’s modern material, platinum.

Traditional: China

Appetizer Serving Set | UncommonGoods

Made to accommodate apps of varying sizes, textures, and healthiness levels, this 13-piece set serves up a hefty helping of minimal, yet high-quality design. Perfect for your resident grazer, it also makes entertaining a breeze.

Appetizer Serving Set – $48Buy Now »

 

Porcelain Faux Bois Dishware Collection | UncommonGoods

Handmade in Ohio, this subtly textured dishware collection sports a unique, balanced pattern achieved through wax resist and carving techniques, bringing serene echos of the outdoors in.

Porcelain Faux Bois Dishware Collection – $128-240Buy Now »

 

Midnight Moon Lithopane Nightlight | UncommonGoods

Speaking of the outdoors, this handcrafted nightlight features a porcelain panel that conjures a nighttime forest scene when lit from within. Perhaps a moonlit hike is in order, too?

Midnight Moon Lithopane Nightlight – $26Buy Now »

 

Japanese Inspired Garden Bell | UncommonGoods

Give your other half the gift of a moment of Zen courtesy of this porcelain bell handmade in Asheville, North Carolina; after twenty years together, it’s the least you can do.

Japanese Inspired Garden Bell – $44Buy Now »

 

Porcelain Lily Ring Holder | UncommonGoods

Add a bit of color to your 20th year with this beautifully sculpted ring holder, a perfect place to plop your wedding band for safekeeping when your hands need getting dirty in the garden.

Porcelain Lily Ring Holder – $42Buy Now »

 

Rainbow Bud Vase Set | UncommonGoods

Wherever you put them, these rainbow vases will bring a touch of elegance to any room. Each hand-painted with a splash of color, they’re crafted especially to fit single blooms.

Rainbow Bud Vase Set – $115Buy Now »

 

Porcelain Paper Plate Set | UncommonGoods

Remember when you first moved in together and discovered that neither of you owned plates? That was… fun. Relive your salad days with a set of porcelain dishes that look just the real (paper) thing.

Porcelain Paper Plate Set – $40-60Buy Now »

 

Take Out Bowls | UncommonGoods

It wouldn’t be a UG gift guide without a borderline unnecessary pun, now would it? Behold this pair of porcelain take out bowls, which qualify as a year 20 gift on two fronts: First, well, they’re made out of porcelain; and second, they sure do remind us of China (or Chinese take out, anyway).

Take Out Bowls – Set of 2 – $44.99Buy Now »

 

Serving Palette with Bowls | UncommonGoods

Feeling creative? Or maybe your boo is. Either way, this serving set’s got you covered.

Serving Palette with Bowls – $35Buy Now »

 

Love On Track | UncommonGoods

This touching sculpture sports two hand-carved birds perched atop a train track’s nail, an elegant way to toast the impressive strength of your 20-year bond.

Love On Track – $60Buy Now »

 

Modern: Platinum

Intersection of Love - Photo Print | UncommonGoods

Ooh, platinum! Now we’re really getting fancy. This year, consider one of our specially formulated anniversary gifts, a one-of-a-kind print that features your last names and the dates you met and married housed in a platinum frame.

Intersection of Love – Photo Print with Platinum Frame – $175Buy Now »

 

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