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Our Guide to Seventh Anniversary Gifts: Cool Copper and Welcoming Wool

July 27, 2017

The seventh anniversary, some may say, has a little something for everyone. With sturdy copper and fluffy wool both granted a spot on the traditional list for the year, lovers of shiny metals and soft stuff alike will be easy to please. Luckily, both wool and copper are versatile materials, finding their way into craft kits, decorative bowls, and comfy slippers alike, making it easy to find something to please every type of spouse, from do-it-yourself lovers to seasoned interior decorators. Meanwhile, devotees of the modern list will find it’s a great year to be a worker bee, with desk sets granted the coveted seventh spot. Read on for our top traditional picks, plus a desk set that packs some serious personal punch.

Traditional: Copper and Wool

 

Sutter Creek Sculptural Bowl | UncommonGoods

Made from carefully melded bits of glass embellished with a layer of copper leaf, this upcycled bowl will make an elegant statement atop any table.

Sutter Creek Sculptural Bowl – $350 Buy Now »

 

Foodie Pennants | UncommonGoods

For the lawfully wedded foodie, these felted pennants are a clear choice.

Foodie Pennants – $24 Buy Now »

 

Copper Patina Ginkgo Wall Piece | UncommonGoods

Bring the outdoors in for your seventh year bash with Catherine Murphy’s gorgeous take on the ginkgo tree, complete with hand-painted patina.

Copper Patina Ginkgo Wall Piece – $145 Buy Now »

 

Succulent Felt Centerpiece | UncommonGoods

Some succulents can live a while—say, 30 years. But these felted specimens won’t waste away at all. Sounds kinda like your love to us.

Succulent Felt Centerpiece – $65 Buy Now »

 

Shimmering Copper Leaf Bracelet | UncommonGoods

Handmade from sheets of copper finished with three colors of enamel glaze, this elegant bracelet highlights the beauty of nature, making it a stylish, yet nuanced choice to celebrate your seventh anniversary.

Shimmering Copper Leaf Bracelet – $35 Buy Now »

 

Create Your Own Pom Pom Slippers | UncommonGoods

Help your honey get cozy as can be with a kit that lets ’em knit their own slippers. (And yes, they do come with pom poms.)

Create Your Own Pom Pom Slippers – $34 Buy Now »

 

Soapstone Stew Pot with Copper Handle | UncommonGoods

Cook up something especially good with this soapstone stew pot, handmade in Brazil and adorned with an eye-catching copper handle.

Soapstone Stew Pot with Copper Handle – $195 Buy Now »

 

Hedgehog Needle Felting Kit | UncommonGoods

If fluffy keepsakes are more their thing, give this kit a try instead—it’ll guide your other half through the steps required to craft their own petite hedgehog, a touching keepsake to celebrate your seventh year.

Hedgehog Needle Felting Kit – $20 Buy Now »

 

Cherry Pendulum Clock | UncommonGoods

Enjoy each swing of the pendulum at your sweetheart’s side with this two-tone cherry wood-and-copper clock, handmade (and hand-patinated) right here in New York.

Cherry Pendulum Clock – $160 Buy Now »

 

Cactus Bloom Throw Pillows | UncommonGoods

Your other half’s only occasionally prickly. These pillows? Never. They’re made from soft sheep’s wool sourced locally in Kyrgyzstan.

Cactus Bloom Throw Pillows – $28-40 Buy Now »

 

Modern: Desk Sets

Custom Map and Pen Desk Set | UncommonGoods

If you’re feeling modern, consider adding a touch of the personal to your honey’s desktop with a pen holder whose base commemorates the coordinates of your choice.

Custom Map and Pen Desk Set – $65Buy Now »

 

2 Comments

  • Reply Marie Sherwood August 1, 2017 at 10:29 am

    Hi. i have Ben
    I have been married 44 years next May. Do you have any ideas for that year? Please include some more
    Ideas. Thank you. Love your catalog!!

    Hi I have been marriedmarried

    • Reply Hadley August 1, 2017 at 1:45 pm

      Hi, Marie! The traditional list doesn’t cover your 44th anniversary, but the modern list suggests buying groceries, funnily enough. We do carry quite a few edible items, which you can see here — maybe something like a special set of spices or preserves would do the trick?

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