The 8th wedding anniversary has a traditional gift bronze and a modern gift - lace. You couldn't find much more so perfect for her for an 8th wedding anniversary gift.
Our special lace in silver jewellery is a great modern 8th-anniversary present for her because it's based on 'lace' which is the on-theme inspired gift for this marriage milestone. We create the only jewellery of this quality and type in the world. It is an original concept honed through years of development to create a gift that any women would be happy to receive and any man proud to give.
When the alternative lace 8th-anniversary gift ideas are mainly scratchy
(possibly?) underwear and lingerie, this is a beautiful sentimental gift any wife will love to receive. It takes the lace and modernises the concept by setting it in contemporary Perspex for a traditional unique gift.
We use the finest couture lace made in Northern France by one of the world’s oldest family lace-making houses. The pattern dates back from the 16th century and is woven today on ‘modern’ 19th-century traditional looms.
It’s a hugely complex process that results in effortless ‘shadows’ in the floral design and extremely fine detailing. This lace-making is a dying art, handed down through the generations and now shared by only a few highly skilled artisans.
Not unexpectedly, this special studio has been loved by royalty and celebrities alike – Queen Elizabeth II, Jackie Kennedy, Marilyn Monroe, Elizabeth Taylor, Kate Middleton's wedding dress, and Amal Clooney 's wedding dress.
Lace jewellery craftmanship
From France the lace travels to our London studio where it is set in Plexiglas to protect it and created into lace pendants and necklaces, lace cuffs and bracelets and bangles and lace on mirror rings and lace earrings.
Hallmarking lace and silver jewellery gift
Our new anniversary gift ideas in silver jewellery range take the laminate place and secure it in sterling silver. All Lily Gardner lace with silver jewellery is hallmarked with the designer's bespoke hallmark assigned by the London Assay office. An age-old tradition in the UK, hallmarking is a process of weighing silver to assure of its authenticity, the year of making and the designer's ownership and design ownership.
This makes our special silver jewellery truly something to love and hand down to future generations long after your 8th anniversary year celebration. A family heirloom that began as a thoughtful gift to represent a strong marriage, with their own romantic message of their growing relationship.
We started making this wedding anniversary gift jewellery over 10 years ago. In that time Lily Gardner jewellery has appeared in some of the world's most venerated stores such as in Harrods, Colette Paris, and The Victoria & Albert Museum.
If you are giving any one of Lily Gardner's pieces as an 8th-anniversary gift idea for your wife on your traditional 8th wedding anniversary gift know that it has received one of fashions highest accolades a mention in Vogue UK as a ' must-have".
All Lily Gardner Wedding Anniversary Gifts come with a story card that explains the origin of lace and how we make each piece. The smart black-boxing is finished with a Lily Gardner ribbon tied in a bow making it super easy to give. There is also a black velvet drawstring bag in each 8th-anniversary gift box to protect the jewellery once your wife has unpackaged it.
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