Nothing says winter walks holding hands or snuggling up together like wool. It’s comfortable, warm and a literal security blanket – similar to a wonderful relationship. Wool: we love you!
But then again copper indicates strength, beauty and wealth… while also conducting heat. It shows that, after seven years, you still got it!
Fair isle jumpers for that trip to Scotland
Soft merino blanket
Scarf, gloves etc
Adopt a sheep (and visit it)
Buy a box of salt marsh lamb online (with apologies to the adopted sheep…)
Copper cookware – very glam and a bit Downton
A copper cocktail-making set
Copper plant pots
A bag of 2p pieces for an arcade penny-pusher machine (aka a weekend in Brighton)
A Lily Gardner soft wool designer scarf
A desk set may not be the most romantic anniversary gift, but it indicates maturity and tidiness in a relationship. And implies you have a lot of (celebratory) invites to write!Brass picks up the copper theme and adds a dose of zinc. A very useful and malleable metal, showing the
A cool, minimal desk set for his/her study with some neatly sharpened pencils
A leather-bound notebook and pen
Decorative paperweight (in brass, for a double whammy!)
Brass homewares like candlesticks, vases or plant holders
Brass picture frames
Brass clock or nautical item
Agate and onyx are both banded varieties of layered chalcedony that differ only in the form of the bands: agate has curved bands and onyx has parallel bands. Onyx’s bands can range from white to almost every colour you can think of. Black onyx is said to absorb negative energy and help prevent the drain of personal energy.Lapis lazuli is a deep-blue metamorphic rock used as a semi-precious stone. It’s been prized since antiquity for its intense colour, and was part of the funeral mask of Tutankhamun. More positively, party girl Cleopatra used powdered lapis as eyeshadow (she kicks asp!).
Any jewellery featuring onyx, copper, yellow sapphire, or lapis lazuli: bracelets, bangles, cuffs, necklaces, pendants, earrings, rings.
Don’t know jack-in-the-pulpit? Some would say it’s like a stripy arum lily with a quiff! Others that it has three-parted leaves and flowers contained in a spadix covered by a hood. The flower looks a little like a pulpit – hence the name.
A bouquet or a pot of jack-in-the-pulpit or freesias
Presents with a flower theme that embraces jack-in-the-pulpit or freesias (e.g an art photo or print, fragrant candles, perfume or room fragrance)
Gifts with a floral motif (e.g handkerchiefs, napkins, underwear)