Representing the strength and resilience of a marriage, steel is the traditional 11 year anniversary gift, and this collection contains some gorgeous ideas which use the metal to surprising effect. Steel jewelry, homemade instruments, gorgeous ornaments for around the home, and even steel champagne flutes have all been included, which just goes to show that a little ‘out of the box’ thinking goes a long way towards achieving that wow factor.
Hand forged from steel in the Carpathian Mountains, this steel heart stands on a plaque which can be personalized with up to 4 lines of text, including names and a special message.
A very unusual design, this stainless steel necklace features a love knot ‘pendant’ that is actually crafted from the chain itself, which measures 18”, while the love knot drop measures 2”.
An ideal 11 year anniversary gift for him, this sturdy bottle opener has been made from steel heated to 2000 degrees Celsius before being hammered into shape. Personalization also available.
Just the thing for keeping precious items safe, this steel box can be personalized with up to 40 letters and is lined with a felt patch in a choice of colors.
Mandalas are very popular, but we bet you haven’t seen one like this! Made from stainless steel jump rings, this pretty Celtic pendant hangs on a hypoallergenic stainless steel 18” chain.
Keep things traditional with this handmade anniversary card which features a simple but effective steel heart and scroll design attached to the front. Standard wording or personalization available.
With a huge range of design options available – such as different fonts and symbols – this stainless steel cuff comes with a 4 line verse and the couple’s names and wedding date.
Rings are perennial symbols of love, so why not celebrate your 11th anniversary with a distinctive stainless steel ring which comes with a brushed matte finish and bevelled edge?
Discreet but sentimental, these cufflinks are made in the shape of a number 11 and have the word ‘years’ stamped into the hammered effect numeral. Comes with a presentation tin included.
Made from steel which is perfect for commemorating 11 years of marriage, this ring dish is made in a simple square design and arrives hand stamped with up to 35 characters.
The gold colored finish on these champagne flutes adds a classy edge to their steel construction. Shatterproof and smooth, they make a delightful and unusual gift for any couple.
The perfect size for keeping in a wallet, this card is made from thin but durable stainless steel, and comes engraved with a sentimental verse to remind him of your devotion.
Personalize this bottle opener with any wording you like and you’ll be giving him a gift that’s not only sentimental, but useful, too. With hammered edges for a more rounded feel.
Steel endures, which is why it makes such a great material for this personalized (up to 16 characters) keychain, as no matter how much it’s used it won’t get damaged.
Dainty and cute, this polished heart pendant is crafted from hand hammered steel and features a discreet number 11 in the corner, denoting how many years you’re celebrating.
What could be more romantic than a bouquet of roses to celebrate your anniversary? How about steel roses in matte or gloss with up to 10 letters stamped on to each bloom?
Keep warm drinks warm or cold drinks cool with this pair of his and hers tumblers which each come with a bent stainless steel straw and a wine bottle opener.
Hand-forged from a single steel bar, these horseshoe hearts can be stamped with up to 18 letters on the larger, and 12 on the smaller shoe, and arrive in a presentation box.
Simple, sentimental, and sweet, this ice cream paddle is made from stainless steel and has been hand stamped with the words ’11 sweet years’ above a tiny little heart.
If baby made three, this sculpture would make a touching 11 year anniversary gift, with the steel paint figures sitting on the bench under a wire tree bearing the family members’ names.
With a combined total of up to 100 characters across the three, this set of bowls can be personalized with the text of your choosing, for a touch of industrial chic.
Laser engraved for clarity, this pair of spoons make adorable decorations for the kitchen, or can be used as a ‘his and hers’ set for a shared tub of ice cream!
11 years = 4015 days, and this keychain serves as a cute reminder of how long you’ve been married so far. Made from stainless steel, it makes a lovely anniversary gift.
Substantial enough to stand on its own, this metal sign can be made into any name (or word) of your choosing, and is available in a choice of 5 finishes.
If you know a couple who like nothing more than a glass of whiskey after a long day, this whiskey stones set with 2 matching tumblers will make a gorgeous gift.
This rose will never wilt or die and features intricate details, such as (slightly rounded) thorns, and comes with a brass ribbon which can be personalized with the text of your choice.
Wabi-sabi is the Japanese celebration of flaws, and this bowl is hand-forged, meaning it will display imperfections of its own, although up to 50 characters of personalization will make it absolutely perfect!
3 Unique Diy Steel Gifts
If you’re serious about making your own 11th anniversary gift, this video tutorial will show you how to make a steel coffee table that feels good and looks great.
Grab your power tools and make sweet music with this DIY gift idea which shows you how to make a pine and steel lap guitar in under an hour.