Whether it is to commemorate the official “silk anniversary” or to shower your partner with love and luxury, silk is a wonderful anniversary gift. This article discusses some popular silk anniversary gifts from Mulberry Park Silks.
Silk: The Perfect Anniversary Gift
Luxury silk makes a stylish gift for nearly any occasion. Here at Mulberry Park Silks, our silk bedding, accessories, and custom bundles are perfect for celebrating birthdays, holidays, Mother’s Day, and more. But a wedding anniversary is truly one of our favorite occasions for giving silk. After all, on a date where a couple celebrates their love and commitment, a gift of silk is a welcome invitation to turn up the romance and luxury. Interestingly enough, silk is also a traditional gift for the 12th wedding anniversary. Silk was chosen as a 12th wedding anniversary because it symbolizes strength and elegance.
Of course, traditional anniversary gifts are just that: a tradition. Modern gift giving need not be constrained by these -- or any -- rules. But our silk makes some of the best anniversary gifts we can think of. Take a look at this list of silk wedding anniversary gift ideas to gather inspiration for your gifting to your spouse, yourselves, or as a special treat for another couple.
Silk: The Gift of Health and Well Being
Silk is unlike any other fabric on Earth. For more than four centuries, silk has been prized for not only its stunning look and feel, but also its unique benefits to beauty and wellness that you won’t find in any other fabric:
- Tames tangles, frizz, and breakage
- Keeps hair and skin naturally moisturized
- Minimizes sleep wrinkles
- Regulates body temperature in all seasons (silk is the ideal fabric for bed linen)
- Resists dust mites and mold
- Protects against allergies and irritation (silk is naturally hypoallergenic)
A silk gift delivers beauty and wellness to its lucky recipient! Even better: all Mulberry Park Silks products come beautifully packaged and ready for gifting in heavy-duty decorative boxes ready to present. Read on for some of our favorite suggestions.
Silk Anniversary Gift Ideas for Women
If you’re looking for a silk gift idea to spoil the special woman in your life, we have you covered.
Pure Mulberry Silk Pillowcase
Smooth hair, fewer sleep wrinkles, and soft and comfortable night’s sleep await with our indulgent collection of pillowcases. Choose from 19, 22, and 30 momme weight pillowcases to suit your needs and budget (Learn how to pick the perfect momme weight pillowcase here). All Mulberry Park Silks pillowcases feature your choice of a generous envelope closure or high-quality hidden zipper to hold your pillow securely in place. Silk pillowcases come in Standard, Queen, and King sizes in a variety of colors.
Silk Sleep Mask and Lavender Eye Pillow Bundle
These two are better together! Our oversized lavender aromatherapy eye pillow combines with a newly redesigned sleep mask for a beautiful bundle of serenity and comfort. The 22 momme grade 6A pure mulberry silk sleep mask has a light-blocking design and comfortable elastic for deep, uninterrupted sleep day or night; perfect for air, train, and car travel. Masks also prevent sleep wrinkles thanks to the moisturizing properties of silk.
She can pamper her tresses with a set of our pure silk scrunchies: they're beautiful, on-trend, and gentle on hair! Choose from light or heavier weight in Black, Sand, Gray, or assorted colors.
Silk Anniversary Gift Ideas for Men
Silk is also the perfect gift for gentlemen, who can also partake in all its wonderful health and aesthetic benefits.
Men of any age will appreciate how our silk pillowcases fight frizz and bed head. Silk is also extraordinarily gentle on hair; the friction-free surface doesn’t pull and tug on hair like cotton pillowcases do, making silk the ideal fabric for anyone experiencing hair loss or thinning.
Silk Sleep Mask and Eye Pillow Bundle
His relaxation is the theme of this gift! This pillowcase and eye pillow bundle includes our signature 22 momme pillowcase paired with a lavender aromatherapy eye pillow for serenity. It is made from 22 momme silk and filled with a cotton insert containing soothing lavender and flax. The extra-long-length delivers hot and cold relief to pressure points. Herbal smell is relaxing without being overpowering.
Silk Sheets: The Anniversary Gift to Treat Yourselves as a Couple
Set a romantic mood together with a set of pure mulberry silk bed sheets. Supremely soft and lustrous, pure mulberry silk is a beautiful gift for a couple to give themselves, especially as a 12th wedding anniversary gift. Choose from silk sheets in three momme weights.
19 Momme Silk Sheet Sets
Our 19 momme silk sheets are a lovely silk and, with a lighter weight, our most affordable option. Four-piece sheet set includes (1) Silk Flat Sheet, (1) Silk Fitted Sheet, and (2) Silk double-sided pillow cases with an over 7" envelope closure. Available in Queen and King, in White, Ivory, and Black.
22 Momme Silk Sheet Sets
Our 22 momme silk bedding is a step up in both weight and price. We call this our signature silk bedding. It offers excellent durability in a tight weave and the most color options. You can also purchase matching duvet covers and Euro sham pillowcases in this weight. Four-piece sheet set includes (1) Silk Flat Sheet, (1) Silk Fitted Sheet, and (2) Silk double-sided pillow cases with an over 7" envelope closure. Available in Full, Queen, King, and Cal King in White, Ivory, Sand, Silver, Gunmetal, Rose Quartz, and Steel Blue.
30 Momme Silk Sheet Sets
Our heaviest weight 30 momme silk sheet delivers the ultimate in softness, durability, and luxury. Look no further for an incomparable sleep experience. Four-piece sheet set includes (1) Silk Flat Sheet, (1) Silk Fitted Sheet, and (2) Silk double-sided pillow cases with an over 7" envelope closure. Available in Queen, King, and Cal King in Ivory.
You can also collaborate on a personalized anniversary gift of a mix and match silk bedding ensemble with our 22 Momme Design Your Bed tool. Pop open the champagne and get to building your dream bedding set. (A great way to celebrate your 12th anniversary).
Silk Gifts to Give Another Couple as an Anniversary Present
Silk can also be a fun gift to treat another couple with, especially as a 12th anniversary gift. If a couple loves traveling, wish bon voyage by doubling up with a set of silk sleep masks and/or travel pillows. You can also consult our Silk Buyer’s Guide here and view our most popular bundled silk gift sets here.
Fun Facts About Traditional Anniversary Gifts
In our modern world, it seems almost quaint to think about traditional gifts for commemorating wedding anniversaries. However, the practice of celebrating with traditional anniversary gifts dates back to ancient Rome. The custom grew during the Middle Ages, and became quite popular during the Victorian era. We’ve told you that silk is the traditional 12th anniversary gift. Below are traditional gifts for milestone anniversaries.
Anniversary Gift (traditional)
12th anniversary (our favorite!)