12th Wedding Anniversary Gift Ideas for Him, Her and the Couple
Time flies when you are having fun. As hard it may be to believe that it has been 12 years since you two said “I do” on your wedding date. Three cheers for a dozen years!
People are usually aware of anniversary gift themes such as platinum for 20 years, silver for 25 years, and gold for 50 years. However, the other milestones have received less attention but are no less significant. Every year of marriage is a commitment to one another of companionship, understanding, love, compromise, pleasure, sadness, and growth. So every year together deserves recognition and celebration.
What is the traditional 12th wedding anniversary gift?
According to the traditional theme wedding anniversary, the perfect gift for the 12th year of marriage is silk and therefore called the silk anniversary.
Silk is often used as a symbol of luxury, wealth and good fortune. Because of its quality, properties that soothe and the tactile pleasure it presents, it is known as the ‘Queen of textiles’, and is gifted for anniversaries like the 12th wedding anniversary. Silk and fine linen being a home textile represent the life a couple has built together along with wealth, comfort, trust and beauty. It is a reminder of the happy memories shared and a gesture to show that better things are on the horizon and the best is yet to come.
What is the modern gift alternative?
The modern theme alternative is pearl jewellery, however, we believe there is no substitute for the beauty and tactile pleasure of silk and it is something the couple can enjoy together. Why not make your bed (in silk) and lie in it!
Silk Anniversary Gift Ideas
100% Pure Mulberry Silk Bedding when crafted from the finest Grade 6A Mulberry silk in a high 'momme' not only looks and feels fabulous but also lasts longer. A gift of pure silk reflects good taste and the understanding of the finer things in life.
Whether you choose silk sheets, silk duvet sets, a set of silk pillowcases or a silk sleep mask, your gift will be received with appreciation and remembered for years to come.
Read on to discover our curated collection of anniversary gifts for the 12th wedding anniversary.
Silk Sleep Mask
This is a little luxury item that can help you achieve deep sleep at any time of day or night. Only the finest Mulberry Silk is used, both inside and out, to craft this exquisite sleep mask. Featuring elasticated velvet straps that you tie-once-for-the-perfect-fit and an oversized ergonomic shape to prevent light from sneaking in.
One for you and one for your other half - choose the perfect pair of two pure silk pillowcases that match the decor of your bedroom. These are hand-cut for the perfect fit using Grade 6A Mulberry Silk in 25 Momme and presented in a gorgeous gift box. It is a gift that keeps on giving with its anti-ageing and thermoregulating properties.
A range of colours and prints to choose from are available.£124 (Set of 2) | Shop Now
Silk Full Duvet Set: 4 in 1
A Pure Silk Duvet Set is a stunning and thoughtful gift for a couple that want the best from life.
For a 12th wedding anniversary, it is the perfect gift as it is not only luxurious, incredibly comfortable but also exhibits numerous health and sleep benefits.
Silk does not dehydrate your skin and hair as cotton does. It maintains the natural moisture levels, so your complexion and hair lustre is improved over time. Sleep hot or cold? No problem, as Mayfairsilk regulates your body temperature into the optimum sleep zone, no matter whether it be summer or winter.
Silk is one of the finest materials in the world, and gifting a duvet set crafted from this beautiful material on your 12th wedding anniversary is a sure thing to impress your spouse.
This anniversary silk gift set includes:
- 1 x silk duvet cover crafted from 22 momme silk with hidden-button closure.
- 1 x silk fitted sheet crafted from 22 momme silk.
- 2 x silk pillowcases crafted from 25 momme silk.
All made from 100% Pure Grade 6A Mulberry Silk, hand-cut and expertly stitched by artisans.
For the standout 12th wedding anniversary gift, see the full range of silk bed linen sets.
Anniversary gifts are a way to show your spouse how much you care, appreciate and cherish them. For the 12th wedding anniversary, silk is the traditional gift, and it is adored today with its rising popularity in bedding.
Mayfairsilk is multi-award winning for its high-quality pure silk bed linen and accessories in 22 -25 momme. Our selection of silk anniversary gifts includes items such as silk bed linen that is machine washable, plush silk sleep masks, and divine silk pillowcases. They come in a range of calming colours and delightful designs.
Browse these collections for more inspiration to find the perfect anniversary gift for him or anniversary gift for her. One of these is sure to be the perfect traditional gift for your spouse or the couple.