3rd Anniversary Gifts To Celebrate Your True Love

By Candice Elliott | Updated: April 24, 2024

    Celebrating a third anniversary is a beautiful milestone in any relationship, marking three years of love, growth, and shared experiences. Traditionally symbolized by leather, which represents durability and flexibility, this year is a perfect opportunity to honor your journey with a gift embodying these qualities.

    Our gift guide to 3rd-anniversary gifts was curated to help you celebrate your true love meaningfully and honorably. From luxurious leather goods and personalized items to unique experiences you can share, each gift idea is chosen to reflect the strength and beauty of your bond. Whether you’re looking for something classic or creative, this list will help you find the perfect way to say “I love you” on your special day.

  1. Leather Tray


    The third wedding anniversary is represented by leather, so this leather tray makes a perfect third-anniversary gift. It makes a great bedside catchall for your loved one, a convenient way to keep track of small items like rings, watches, phones, and keys. Made of genuine leather, it measures about 11 x 7inches.

  3. Pearl Necklace
  4. The third-year is also represented by the gemstones pearl, jade, and moonstone. A pearl necklace is a classic that she’ll wear for all your years of marriage. These round, cultured, freshwater pearls measure 7-8mm, the strand is 18 inches in length, and it closes with a sterling silver clasp. 

  5. Leather Luggage Tags
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    These personalized leather luggage tags make a perfect gift for those who love to travel. You can customize them with a monogram, and they are available in several colors. The buckles are adjustable, and there is a cover that keeps your personal information hidden. 

  7. Leather Scented Candle
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    Rustic scented candles are especially cozy on cold days, and anyone who loves the smell of a leather store will love this candle. The top note is leather, and there are floral under-notes. The candle is made from 100% natural soy wax, and the wick is 100% cotton.

  9. Leather Keychain
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    This 3rd wedding anniversary gift is thoughtful and practical. It’s not only a keyring but a multi-tool as well. Made of Italian leather that is vegetable tanned (more eco-friendly than traditional tanning) and can hold up to ten keys.

  11. Jade Earnings
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    Jade is a traditional gift for the third year wedding anniversary, and these jade chandelier earrings are showstoppers. The hardware is sterling silver, and each pair comes with a Certificate of Authenticity and comes in a wrapped gift box.  

  13. Men’s Watch
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    The Townsman watch is inspired by 1960s architecture and automotive design. The leather band is interchangeable with any Fossil 22MM band, and the watch is water-resistant and can be worn swimming or showering. If you’d like to have the watch engraved, you can have it done at no cost at any American or Canadian Fossil store.

  15. Leather Bookmark


    This handmade bookmark will win the heart of any book lover. Made of rawhide leather, it’s engraved with a sweet message that will remind them of why they married you. 

  17. Vegan Sunflower Journal
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    This journal covers two themes for the third anniversary, (vegan) leather and sunflowers! Sunflowers are a traditional third-year anniversary gift representing warmth, admiration, and loyalty. The cover is removable, and inside are 233 ruled and numbered cream-colored pages. There is a built-in pen holder, three ribbon bookmarks, and eight perforated pages. 

  19. Leather Keepsake Box
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    This leather box is perfect for keeping small items and keepsakes like ticket stubs, stones, shells, pens, or anything else that reminds them of the happy times they’ve shared so far. The box is handmade in Colombia and measures 6 x 8 x 2.5 inches. 


    The 3rd wedding anniversary is also represented by moonstone, which makes these cufflinks a great 3rd-year gift. Made of stainless steel and cabochon-cut moonstones, these cufflinks are an elegant addition to any man’s wardrobe. 

  21. Leather Dopp Kit
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    Everyone needs a good toiletry bag, and this leather Dopp kit is a beautiful one. Handcrafted by leather experts, it’s made from full-grain buffalo leather. The interior lining is water-resistant, and there is an external pocket for small items. 

  23. Leather Travel Bag
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    Handcrafted by artisans in India, this bag is made from buffalo hide, making it durable and beautiful. It has two exterior zip pockets, one inside zipper pocket, four card slots, two pen loops, a mobile phone pocket, and room for a laptop in addition to the room for clothes and a toiletries bag. The bag easily fits in the overhead compartment or under the seat of an airplane. 

  25. Leather Tote Bag
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    This waxed cowhide tote has a top zipper closure, a large main compartment with one internal zipped pocket, and two internal open pockets. This tote can hold a lot, a laptop up to 14 inches, a water bottle, phone, sunglasses, wallet, and more. The tote is available in several colors and makes a great work, weekend, or vacation tote when a purse is not roomy enough. 

  27. Glass Ware Gift Set
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    These vintage crystal coupe glasses are the most glamorous way to quaff champagne, martinis, Manhattans, or even plain old sparkling mineral water. This is a set of four glasses, which each hold 4-5 ounces and come in a lovely gift box. 

  29. Leather Ice Bucket
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    Whether it’s a quiet dinner for two or a party with friends and family, this leather ice bucket is the perfect accessory. The body is made with stainless steel, and inside there is an ice filtering compartment designed so the water from the melting ice falls to the bottom of the bucket, so your wine or champagne stays chilled longer. 

  31. Leather Wrapped Whiskey Glass
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    Whiskey, scotch, and cocktail lovers will appreciate this gift. The glass is wrapped with leather, which helps the drink inside maintain its temperature, and the leather can be personalized with three initials.

  33. Leather Coasters
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    You’re going to need something to set your coupe glasses down on, and these leather coasters will do the job nicely! Made of genuine leather, are hand-stitched. There are six coasters and a holder. 

  35. Vegan Leather Picture Frame
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    This vegan leather picture frame holds a 4 x 6 inches photo and celebrates all of the numbers in their three years of marriage; the seconds of friendship, minutes of laughter, hours of bliss, weeks of joy, and months of love. The frame can hang or stand vertically or horizontally. 

  37. Leather Photo Album
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    We’re all so used to seeing photos digitally, but paging through an album full of photos is still special. This leather-bound photo album includes 20 sheets (40 pages) and can hold various sizes of photos from 3 x 5 to 8 x 10, and it’s also great for memorabilia like ticket stubs, programs, playbills, and more. 

  39. Love Necklace 
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    How many ways are there to say, “I love you”? 120 different ways when you give her this necklace. The onyx pendant is inscribed with the words “I love you” in 24k gold in 120 different languages, including Braille and sign language. The pendant and 18-inch Rolo chain are sterling silver. 

  41. His and Her’s Robes


    These luxurious robes are made of 100% cotton in a waffle weave knit. One size fits most, and the robes are available in several colors. 

  43. Engraved Cutting Board
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    These beautiful cutting boards can be customized in several ways. There are two types of wood and several sizes to choose from, and they can be laser engraved with the names of the happy couple and the date of their wedding anniversary. 

  45. Leather Wrapped Vase
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    This hand-crafted glass vase is wrapped in full-grain leather. It’s eight inches tall and can hold water. The leather wrap is removable so the vase can be washed. It comes in a matte black box ready for gifting. 

  47. Christmas Ornament
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    This porcelain and leather ornament will look beautiful on the happy couple’s Christmas tree. The ornament measures three inches, the image is on both sides, and there is a golden string for easy hanging.