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Sixth Wedding Anniversary Gift - Iron

 

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Finding that unique sixth wedding anniversary gift may be very challenging. It is traditional in the USA to give iron as a suitable gift. In Britain, sugar would be traditionally given.


 

We hope these suggestions will help you...

Cast Iron for the outdoors

You may wish to buy the couple something made out of cast iron. There are many items available but check first to find the ideal gift for their garden. Cast iron gifts include things like sun dials, bar-be-cues and post boxes.

Iron Puzzles

There are many brain-teasing puzzles made from iron. The most popular types are those where you need to disentangle two iron shapes.

Sixth Wedding Anniversary Gift - Iron Cookware

There are some very high quality sets of iron cookware available. You could also choose iron woks and fondue sets for more adventurous cooking.

Iron Garden Furniture

Buy yourselves a joint present of garden furniture. A set made from metal will give you pleasure for many years.

Iron

Why not treat yourselves to a new iron. After six years of ironing it must be time for a new one.

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Facts For Iron

Iron is one of the most abundant elements on earth making up 5% of the earth's crust. Most iron is found as iron oxides such as the minerals hematite, magnetite and taconite. It is believed that the earth's core is largely a metallic iron-nickel alloy. A small number of meteorites contain iron-nickel alloys.

Cast Iron

Cast Iron is an alloy of iron that contains 2 to 4 percent carbon. It also contains varying amounts of silicon and manganese and traces of impurities. It is made by reducing iron ore in a blast furnace. The liquid iron is cast and then remelted along with scrap and alloying elements. It can then be recast into molds for producing a variety of products. It is quite a brittle form of iron, but its load-bearing strength made it an important structural material in the 19th century. It was used in some of the earliest sky-scrapers.

 

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