Second Anniversary Gifts - Cotton
Choosing second anniversary gifts need not be difficult. It is traditional to give cotton gifts for the
second anniversary in the USA. Traditionally in Britain cotton is the 1st anniversary gift.
Using paper to wrap the gift combines the 1st and 2nd
year gifts for the USA and Britain.
We hope these suggestions will help you...
Why not purchase a bouquet made of cotton flowers? The flower heads have been made out of cotton. The white
flower heads against the green of the leaves are very striking. Take a look at this link to view roses created
from cotton suitable for this anniversary.
Second Anniversary Gifts Cotton Bedding
Why not buy cotton bedding? Look out for Egyptian cotton. Usually a little more expensive than the normal sets.
When purchasing Egyptian cotton bedding look for the cotton count on the label. The higher the count, the finer the
cotton. Notice the difference when you climb into bed. The cotton will feel soft and warm to the touch.
You will also be able to find paper that has been made from Cotton. Having it personalized with the family crest
and/or name would make it a more personal gift.
There are many cotton items that would make ideal second anniversary gifts. Look out for 100% cotton clothing.
Ideal in hot weather (or for a holiday). You could give a nice pair of cuff links or tie pin with a good quality
shirt. With a blouse you could attach an attractive brooch. Why not have a piece of clothing monogrammed? Or a
T-shirt printed with a special message.
Join an anniversary club that sends out a rose each year to your loved one. You will never forget an
Buy the happy couple a set of towels made of Egyptian cotton. These will be beautifully soft and will feel
luxurious when getting out of the bath or shower. These make ideal second anniversary gifts.
Cotton Toweling Bath Robes
An ideal item to go with the towels. Cosy to put on after a bath or shower before getting ready for that special
Information About Cotton
Cotton comes from the cotton plant. It is a soft fiber that grows around the seeds. The cotton plant is a shrub
native to the tropical and subtropical regions of both Asia and the American continents. The fiber is often spun
into thread and used to make a soft, breathable fabric. Cotton is the most widely used natural-fiber cloth in
Cotton has been used to make very fine lightweight material in areas with tropical climates for thousands of
years. It is possible that it was being used as early as 12,000 BC by the Egyptians. Egyptian cotton is considered
to be one of the finest types of cotton.
Evidence has been found of cotton in Mexican caves which dates back to approximately 7,000 years ago. There is
clear archaeological evidence that people in South America and India domesticated different species of cotton
independently thousands of years ago.
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