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Eighth Anniversary Gifts - Bronze

 

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Traditionally eighth anniversary gifts are of bronze. In Britain, pottery may also be used to celebrate the anniversary. Choosing those bronze anniversary gifts may be quite challenging.

We hope these suggestions will help you...

Bronze Flowers

bronze roses

Buy artificial flowers made from bronze. This is one of those unusual and lasting eighth anniversary gifts that they will remember. View some roses with a bronze touch to them by clicking on this link.




 

Bronze Vase

There are lots of different shaped bronze vases to choose from. Why not fill it with a bouquet of fresh flowers in bronze colors?

Bronze Figures

These come in many sizes, and varying prices. You should therefore be able to find a piece in your price bracket.

Cast Bronze

Bronze can be cast into various useful and decorative objects. Examples include bookends, name plates and house plaques.

Bronze Animals For Eighth Anniversary Gifts

Have the family pet cast in bronze. A good talking point for dinner parties and family occasions.

DVD with Bronze in the Title

Look for DVDs with bronze in their title. You should be able to find one that the couple will enjoy.


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CD with Bronze in the Title

There are many CDs with bronze in their title. Check the couples style of music and buy one that they do not already have.



Information About Bronze

Bronze refers to a broad range of copper alloys, usually with tin as the main additive. Typically the mix is 60% copper and 40% tin but other elements may be used. It is strong and tough, and has many uses in industry.

While copper and tin can occur naturally, the two ores are rarely found together.

It was particularly significant in antiquity, giving its name to the Bronze Age. Being harder and more durable than stone and copper it was used for tools, weapons, armor and various building materials like decorative tiles. The earliest tin-alloy bronzes date to the late 4000BC and are found in Iran and Iraq.

Bronze is the most popular metal for top-quality cymbals and bells and more recently, saxophones. It is also widely used for casting metal bronze sculptures.

Common bronze alloys often have the unusual and very desirable property of expanding slightly just before they set, thus filling in the finest details of a mold. This gives remarkable detail to the bronzes.

Commercial bronze is 90% copper and 10% zinc and is known as 'brass'.

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