1st Wedding Anniversary Presents 1st anniversary presents are tricky. Anniversary year one sets the standard for all wedding anniversaries to come. Plus, your new wife's expectations are running high and you have something to prove as a husband. Don't worry. In this section, we've lots of gift ideas to make hers a great first anniversary. From traditional paper gifts to modern clocks or customary freshwater pearl jewellery, you'll find a wide choice of present ideas ranging from inexpensive to extravagant
It's your 1st wedding anniversary and your new wife's expectations will be running high. You need to bowl her over with your first ever anniversary present. You need a 1st anniversary gift that doesn't leave her regretting that last I do". But, what to buy her?!
Well, you can go with tradition, because it is kind of romantic and does give your gift choice more meaning. So, be advised that the traditional 1st anniversary gift is paper (don't despair!); the contemporary alternative is a clock (yes, another eyebrow raiser); the distinctive 1st anniversary flower is the pansy, while 1st anniversary jewellery customarily features freshwater pearl.
What? No red roses? No diamonds? Uh-oh, here's the thing: red roses don't enter the customary list until the 15th anniversary and diamonds do not get a look in until much later. You're going to have to be more creative and less predictable for at least 14 anniversaries if you want to stick with tradition!
OK, so here's what you have got to work with on the first wedding anniversary:-