Traditionally your 11th year anniversary symbol is steel, a true symbol of the strength of your marriage but probably not your first choice of romantic materials!
There is nothing like a test of creative gift buying after 11 years!!
Thankfully there is a lot more choice to steel gifts, otherwise you could be adding to your cutlery collection.
Here are ideas to help you find your perfect gift;
A surprising find is steel jewelry; rings, necklaces, bracelets - anything can be made from steel and the great advantage is its hypo-allergenic properties, plus its durability. The designs that we have found are very modern and simple. If you are looking for a present for your husband then you probably couldn't get a more macho material!
Steel Heart Charm
Steel although practical can also be beautiful and this lovely heart or round charm pendant is certainly beautiful.
Plus this pendant is perfect for your anniversary as you can personalize with your love's initial.
Steel has also been used in watches for ages, splash out on a classic piece or a modern designer. More information about choosing watches for your gift, ideas on the latest watch trends are there.
Love the fact that you can now send a bouquet of roses from made from steel! How great would that look arriving at work? And they will be treasured forever, which is just what you want from your anniversary present.
You could send a single steel rose or a whole bouquet.
These beautiful roses are available from
There is so much choice of steel gifts that you can personalize for the love of your life.
You could personalize with your names, initials or even important dates.
There are lots of steel items for men and women, from jewelry to flasks.
Take a peak at all of the lovely items at a gift personalized.
For us the most obvious steel gift is stainless steel cutlery. If like us teaspoons disappear or you don't have enough forks when the whole family visits, a new set of cutlery could be a great practical gift.
If you like to travel, a long weekend in Sheffield, the home of cutlery, to choose your stainless steel cutlery would fit in with the theme. There is also lots to see; Sheffield Cathedral, Chatsworth House, the Millennium Galleries and the Botanical Gardens, to name just a few.
Stainless steel cutlery could even be added to your picnic basket for a romantic picnic - always thinking of food!
For those of you that don't find steel the ideal gift, fashion jewellery is the modern list suggestion, not sure how the husbands will enjoy that one!
If you are still looking for ideas, a bouquet of 11 roses, 11 chocolates (you may have to eat the rest of the box yourself), 11 presents wrapped or 11 nights away.