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12th Wedding Anniversary Gift Ideas for Him, Her and the Couple

12th year wedding anniversary gift ideas

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 most importantly growth. So every year together deserves recognition and celebration. 

If you are looking for 12 th wedding anniversary gift we have some wonderful gift ideas for you.

What is the traditional 12th wedding anniversary gift?

According to the traditional theme wedding anniversary, the perfect 12 yr anniversary gift 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. 

Looking for anniversary gift ideas for couples?

Read on to discover our curated collection of anniversary gifts for the 12th wedding anniversary

Silk sleep mask in gift box

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. The silk mask comes in a beautiful gift box and makes it a more interesting gift for him instead of a linen anniversary gift or a silk tie.

Here you will find a variety of hues and beautiful designs that will make a stunning silk anniversary gift.

£37 | Shop Now

Silk pillowcase set in gift boxes

Silk Pillowcases

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, styles and prints to choose from are available in both king (US Queen) and superking (US King) sizes.

£124 (Set of 2) | Shop Now

Award-winning silk bed linen set

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.

From £935 | Shop Now


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 mask, silk scarf and divine silk pillowcases. They come in a range of calming colours and delightful designs which are perfect for a wedding anniversary present.

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.

couple celebrating their anniversary holding hands

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