2nd wedding anniversary gifts listed on the traditional list show a theme of Cotton or Straw as being the appropriate material. The contemporary or modern list has China as the appropriate 2nd Wedding Anniversary gift. The flowers associated with the 2nd anniversary are Cosmos.
The Gemstone list shows Rose Quartz and Garnet being the appropriate material associated with this Wedding Anniversary.
2nd Anniversary Gift ideas based on all available lists
... It is important to realize that, even in this difficult world with housing shortages and austerity, marriage is usually successful, and when it is not it may be because one or both do not try hard enough to make it succeedà
Mary MacAulayAuthor, the Art of Marriage,Pub. 1952
Traditional List gift ideas
Cotton is the traditional list theme
Straw is also mentioned as a traditional list theme for this anniversary
Modern List gift ideas
China is the modern list theme for this wedding anniversary
Gemstone List gift ideas
Rose Quartz is the gemstone list theme for this wedding anniversary
Garnet is also mentioned as a Gemstone List theme for this wedding anniversary
Flower List gift ideas
Cosmos is the flower list appropriate for this wedding anniversary
Gifts based upon the Material or SymbolCotton anniversary gifts search Search our ideas database for suggestions related to Cotton.
Straw anniversary gifts search Search our ideas database for gifts and suggestions related to Straw.
China anniversary search Search our ideas database for China suggestions.
Rose Quartz anniversary search Search our ideas database for Rose Quartz gifts and suggestions.
Garnet anniversary search Search our ideas database for Garnet suggestions.
The modern list has China (i.e. material not country) as the appropriate 2nd Wedding Anniversary gift.
The flowers associated with the 2nd anniversary are the lovely Cosmos. The language of flowers does not mention Cosmos however its family (Aster) is mentioned as ‘ Afterthought’ e.g. “I regret my impetuousness; do not take me too seriously.”