“A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance and tenacity. The order varies for any given year” – Paul Sweeney. A wedding anniversary falls on the date of a couple’s wedding. It is an important occasion for any couple, especially if it is the 10th wedding anniversary because 10 years of marriage is a great fortune. The 10th anniversary is a significant milestone in every couple’s life and is celebrated in many ways.
Most couples celebrate their first anniversary in a grand way, either organizing a dinner for their friends and relatives, or taking off to some romantic place. But once they hit the 10th anniversary mark, it becomes more special. The 10th year of togetherness is considered a momentous achievement for any couple and being so, it is marked with a 10th anniversary gift. The 10th wedding anniversary is known as the Tin Anniversary making tin or aluminum the traditional 10th anniversary gift. The 10th anniversary gift is the most important part of the occasion so you can choose a traditional gift of tin or a modern gift of diamond. A marriage that has lasted ten years is as beautiful and durable as any diamond jewelry. Whatever you choose to give as a 10th anniversary gift, however unique or valuable it is, it will always be cherished as it signifies a strong union.There are many celebrity couples who have crossed their 10th anniversary mark and are still going strong. Some of them are Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith, Kurt Russell and Goldie Hawn, Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson, Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver and wife Jools celebrated their 10th anniversary with a bash in the year 2010 and Bollywood star Hrithik Roshan and his wife Suzzana celebrated their 10th wedding anniversary in Goa.
So how are you going to celebrate your 10th wedding anniversary? Have you got anything planned out? Here are some ideas to make the occasion special and memorable:
Plan a party and celebrate with your close friends and relatives.
Or celebrate the occasion just the two of you. Have a quiet and romantic candle light dinner with a bottle of champagne.
Take off to a location you both have always wanted to go to.
Renew your vows to reconfirm your commitment to each other.
Go on a second honeymoon to the same place you went ten years ago. Book in the same hotel, and if possible try to get the same room and bring back memories of when you were newlyweds.