It’s fairly easy to think of a 1st, 25th, and 50th anniversary gift, because there are ideas everywhere. However, the many anniversaries in between can be a little trickier.
The 6th wedding anniversary is traditionally marked by a gift made of iron which symbolizes strength in the marriage. Listed below are 40 ideas to help you find the perfect gift for your iron anniversary.
Iron Anniversary Gifts
This Rose Will Last Forever: Hand Forged Iron Rose
What better gift than a rose that lasts forever? This wrought iron rose is handmade and painted with red and black. It is then given a gold patina finish.
It can be displayed anywhere she chooses and is 11.
4″ long. IF roses happen to be her favorite flower, then you definitely cannot go wrong with this gift.
Decor for Her Kitchen: Galrose DECORATIVE WATER PITCHER/CARAFE
She can serve any drink, hot or cold, in this handcrafted serving pitcher. It features a double wall to keep drinks the right temperature for hours.
The outside of the pitcher is made of galvanized iron, while the inside is lined with stainless steel.
It’s leak proof and condensation free. The accented rose gold plaque can be personalized. It holds 60 ounces and would make a fabulous serving piece.
Given alone or paired with other pieces from the set, this would make a wonderful 6th anniversary gift.
This sculpture art handcrafted and cast in iron is titled ‘The Passionate Kiss’. It measures 7.5″ x 3.5″ and would look lovely displayed on a shelf or table. If she enjoys unique pieces of art, she will treasure this gift.
Love That Lasts: Cast Iron Heart Trivet
Available in rust brown or silver and black, this heart trivet is a perfect idea for your 6th anniversary. It measures 6.75″ x 6.5″ and is designed with rubber pegs on the bottom to keep it in place when in use.
Made of cast iron, it is built to last forever. She can use it while cooking or just as part of her kitchen decor.
For Entertaining: Galrose BARTENDER KIT Bar Accessories
This set that goes beautifully with the above Galrose Serving Pitcher is perfect for the wife that loves to host. Made of galvanized iron with rose gold accents, this bar accessory set has a stylish modern look.
It includes a double sided jigger, a cocktail strainer, bottle opener, a bar spoon and tongs. The set fits perfectly on the included magnetic stand. If you want to splurge, you can get the pitcher above and the platter listed further below.
This sculpture of hearts entwined with a cross is a beautiful reminder of love and promise. It measures 12″ x 8.5″ and is built to last. It has a metal hanger for easily displaying in the bedroom, den, or wherever she chooses.
Named ‘Two Hearts One Love’, she will treasure this piece forever.
For the Fun Couple: Level 6 Complete Vintage T-Shirt
While definitely not made of iron, this vintage t-shirt is perfect for the couple with a fun sense of humor. It’s available in black, navy, brown, asphalt, and dark heather. Made of 100% cotton, it’s available in sizes small – 3X.
It’s a unique and fun gift that is sure to bring a smile. You can pair it with another gift suggestion in this list and make it an anniversary to remember.
Handmade With Love: 6th Anniversary Scrapbook
She will treasure this scrapbook handmade by you. This wooden scrapbook includes 25 recycled pages for you to write notes, put pictures, and more. She will love the thoughtfulness that went behind this gift celebrating 6 years of marriage.
While it’s not traditionally an iron gift, it does represent your 6th year of marriage, and wives love gifts that are handmade.
Key to Your Heart: GSM Large Iron Decorative Skeleton Key
A unique decor item, this iron skeleton key would look great on a gallery wall. It measures 14″ x 5.75″ and has a rust color finish. Add a loving note with a ‘key to my heart’ twist, and she’ll love it!
Personalized is Always a Hit: Broad Bay Iron Anniversary Gift Artwork
A personalized gift is always a hit! This solid beech wood artwork will be the perfect touch to the den or bedroom. It measures 8.5″ x 11″. She’ll love the thought that went into this gift!
Park Bench Lovebirds: NOVICA Recycled Auto Parts Romantic Park Bench Sweethearts Iron Statuette
This iron statuette is definitely something different! Made of recycled auto parts, it measures 4.7″ x 3.9″ x 4.7″. Designed by artisan Armando Ramirez and NOVICA, it comes with an authenticity card. She can display it on her desk, shelf, or mantle.
If she appreciates unique art, she will love this piece!
Beautiful Scroll: SIGMALL House Plaque Letter – Wrought Iron Metal Scrolled Monogram
Perfect for the front porch or inside, this wrought iron scroll plaque would make a perfect gift for your 6th anniversary. It measures 24″ x 11″ and is certain to last a lifetime.
She will love the metal letter representing your last name.
By sticking with tradition and adding in the fact that it’s personalized, and you can’t go wrong!
For Her Keys & Coat: Gift Craft Three Hook Antique Key Antiqued Brown Iron Metal Coat Wall Hook
This three hook wall hanger is shaped like an antique key with a rust finish. Made of rustic iron metal, she can use it in the doorway for coats or handbags. It can also be used in the kitchen for car keys.
It measures 8.25″ x 3.7″ and will make a wonderful gift for your 6th anniversary.
She’ll love finding the perfect place to display this set of 2 old fashioned iron windmills. Each one measures 8″ x 14″ x 5″. They can be used for decor inside or outside. The silver finish makes it ideal for any home decor.
Back to the Fifties: Retro Radio Design Vintage Iron Desk Clock
If your wife enjoys the occasional retro piece, she will love this vintage radio design desk clock. It has a distressed pale green finish and measures 10″ x 7.75″. It’s perfect for her office, kitchen, or anywhere she chooses.
It will be one of her favorite gifts for years to come.
Vintage Lantern: Rusty Vintage Distressed Brown Outdoor Tabletop Lantern
Made with iron metal and glass, this vintage lantern can be displayed on a table or shelf or hung anywhere she likes. It measures 13″ x 6″ and has a distressed brown finish. The door is hinged and can be opened.
It’s perfect for inside or outside.
This is a great gift idea for your 6th anniversary.
Symbolic Family Decor: Tree of Life Metal Wall Art
This Tree of Life metal wall art measures 23″ in diameter. It is finished with different shades of silver and will match any home decor. It makes a perfect gift, and given as a 6th anniversary gift makes it even more special.
She will love displaying it on a gallery wall or anywhere she chooses.
For Her Books: Geometric Sphere Outline Midnight Black Decorative Bookends
Perfect for the book lover or someone who enjoys contemporary pieces for home decor, this set of geometric sphere bookends is a wonderful gift idea. Each iron bookend measures 13″ x 8″ and has an attached book stand.
They each have a midnight black finish. She will love them!
Cast Your Love: Ganz Love Shelf Iron Decorative Signs
Made of cast iron, this decorative ‘Love’ sign has a distressed white finish. It measures 7.5″ x 4.25″ and would go perfect with any home decor. She will adore the idea that you stuck with the iron tradition and found something that completely expresses how you feel about her.
For Her Favorite Picture: DEMDACO Trivet Timeless Midnight Black Folding Display Stand Easel
This 11″ x 9″ iron easel stand is perfect for the kitchen. It can hold a variety of items and will look fabulous with any decor theme. She may also choose to use it in the den or bedroom as a classy way to display a favorite photo.
For Her Jewelry: Pasutewel Birds Tree Jewelry Stand
This iron jewelry stand has a vintage look that will look great on any dressing table or bathroom counter. She can display her favorite pieces of jewelry. Necklaces, earrings, and bracelets can be hung all over the tree or placed in the bottom tray which measures 11.
8″ x 6.3″ x 5.9″.
It has a gold bronze finish and would make a lovely gift.
Vintage Office Decor: Gift Craft Vintage Airplane Wall Art Clock Shelf
Made of iron and wood, this antique airplane is more than a clock. It’s a piece of art! It measures 23″ x 10″ and is accented with antique gold tones. The clock face resembles a propeller. It would be a great piece for her office or den.
For the Coffee Lover With a Sense of Humor: Twisted Envy Periodic Table Of Elements Fe Iron Ceramic Mug
While made of ceramic, not iron, this coffee mug is an adorable gift for your 6th anniversary. She’ll love the play on tradition with the element symbol for iron when you hand her this gift. It’s available in sizes 11 ounces and 15 ounces.
It has a large handle and is microwave and dishwasher safe.
A Lasting Rose: Eternal Rose Hand-Forged Wrought Iron with Base
Another twist on the wrought iron rose is this ‘Eternal Rose’ that is hand-forged. This one includes a base so she can display it anywhere she’d like.
Keep Up With the Date: Today is Classic Black Perpetual Calendar with Magnet Markers
Perfect for the kitchen or office, this iron calendar will go perfectly with any home decor. It measures 18″ x 12″ and includes 3 magnets to mark the month, date, and day of the week.
An iron calendar will surprise and please her while staying with tradition.
A unique gift idea and not necessarily staying with traditional iron, this custom star map would definitely be a huge hit! It’s printed on photo paper and the background looks as if the stars are being displayed on an old iron door.
You can choose any date you like, but a great idea would be to have your 6th anniversary date used. She’ll love the thought that went into this gift!
It measures 8″ x 10″. Pair it with a wrought iron frame, and you’ve got the best idea for a 6th wedding anniversary gift ever!
Farmhouse Photo Frame: Fetco Knox Clip Set of 2 Picture Frame
This farmhouse style photo frame allows her to display 2 of her favorite photos. Made of wood and iron, each frame measures 8.125″ x 6.125″ and holds a 4″ x 6″ photo. Print off a couple of her favorite photos, and you’re certain to have a gift she’ll love.
Another play on the traditional iron gift is this tiger iron gemstone pendant necklace. The stainless steel chain is 20″ in length, and even better is the included iron gift box.
If tiger iron really doesn’t suit her personality, you can choose from 15 other gemstones including amethyst and hematite.
For the Chef: Lodge Seasoned Cast Iron 5 Piece Bundle
If she enjoys cooking, you can’t go wrong with a new seasoned cast iron set. It includes a 10.5″ griddle, 8″ skillet, 10.25″ skillet, and a 10.25″ dutch oven with matching lid. Best of all, this set comes already seasoned and ready to use.
Inside or Outside Decor: Creative Co-op Decorative Round Metal Compass Wall Décor
This gorgeous compass art piece is perfect for the den or on the back deck. It measures 30″ in diameter and is made of iron with a distressed brown finish. It has 2 openings on the back for easy hanging.
Show her your love knows no bounds with this ideal 6th anniversary gift.
Unique Iron Gift: Shooting Star Jar! Make a Wish / Russian Meteorite
Likely the most unique gift on the list, this shooting star jar includes shrapnel from an actual iron meteorite. The piece is placed on white sand inside a square glass jar and includes a shooting star tag.
Classic Serving Tray: Galrose OVAL DRINKS TRAY DECORATIVE Serving Dish/Platter
Another piece from Galrose is this oval serving platter. Much like the other pieces, it is made with galvanized iron with a rose gold color. She can use it to carry drinks when having guests over or as a serving tray with snacks.
It measures 14.5″ long x 10.75″ wide, and is 2″ high. She will love entertaining guests with this beautiful piece.
For the Tea Lover: Japanese Antique Blue Bamboo Chinese Cast Iron Teapot
If you wife enjoys tea, she will absolutely love this cast iron teapot. It has a Japanese antique flair with a blue bamboo pattern. It measures 6″ x 7″ and holds 24 ounces. The infuser is stainless steel.
The interior is made of black porcelain enabling it to retain heat longer.
A Little Luck: Amulet Golden Pyrite Iron Lucky Coin Shaped Donut Protection Pendant Adjustable Cord Necklace
This 30mm donut-shaped charm pendant is known for bringing the owner good luck. It’s made from pyrite iron gemstone crystal. The included cord is adjustable from 15″ to 24″.
She will love this unique piece of jewelry, and a little luck never hurt!
For the Wine Lover: Nine Bottle Wall Mounted Wine Rack
Perfect for the wine lover, this wall-mounted wine rack is made from wrought iron. It will hold 9 bottles of her favorite wine. It’s easy to hang and simple in design. Pair this 6th anniversary gift with a couple of bottles of wine, and you’ve got a wonderful 6th anniversary gift.
Another piece from NOVICA is this adorable computer tech made of recycled auto parts. It has a metallic finish and measures 5.5″ x 5.25″. She will love displaying it on her desk or shelf at work.
This family tree style picture frame is made of iron with bronze accents. It’s available in a variety of sizes with different amounts of photo frames. The 8 photo family tree has openings measuring 2″ x 2.
5″. Others available include 3, 5, 6, and 7 openings. Each one is accented with different designs such as birds, leaves, birdcages, and more. It has a black rustic finish.
This particular family tree measures 40″ x 26.
8″. This would make an excellent 6th anniversary gift.
Couple Art Sculpture: DreamsEden Affectionate Couple Art Iron Sculpture
Dubbed the ‘Passionate Kiss’, this adorable iron sculpture is the perfect 6th anniversary gift. She can display it anywhere she chooses, and the lined bottom will keep any surface free of scratches.
It measures 6.
2″ x 3.5″ x 2.2″. She will certainly love this gift.
Horseshoe Art: Intertwined Horseshoe Hearts Wall Decor
This adorable intertwined horseshoe art features 2 hearts designed out of size 3 horseshoes. Approximately 8″ x 6″, it’s ideal for any home decor. Each set is hand-forged. Other sizes are available as well.
With this gift, you’ll be sticking with tradition and giving her something sentimental.
Sculpture Wall Art: Hanging Metal Wall Art Iron Sculpture – Couple Sitting on a Window Sill
This rustic, yet contemporary, piece of art would look great anywhere. It’s handcrafted and iron cast and measures 10″ x 5.75″ x 4″. Sticking with the iron tradition for your 6th wedding anniversary, this gift is simple yet thoughtful.
Finding the perfect wedding anniversary gift for your wife should be fun. With this list, you’ll be able to find something she will treasure for years. From unique pieces of art to items she can use everyday, you are certain to find something she will adore.
If you’ve ever given or received a unique 6th iron anniversary gift, please comment below. Also, be sure to share this list with your friends, and help them find the perfect gift for their wives as well.