The old adage says “something old, something new, something borrowed, and something blue,” but how about something Made in USA, too? Below, find 5 fantastic gifts that we recommend you consider giving to your favorite couples this summer. Whether they are newly weds or celebrating an anniversary, these gifts are sure too be one of the most prized they get on their special day.

1. Picture Frames

There is no doubt that some of the photos taken on their big day will be some of their favorites. By giving them a gorgeously made picture frame, you can give them a gift to display their most cherished memories that also doubles as a creative way to share a congratulations - simply write a note and slip it into the frame so when they unwrap it, they get a nice note inside. Be sure to check out Country Frames, a family-owned and -operated company based in Kentucky. 

Source: Simon-Pearce, Woodbury Vertical Photo Block

2. Glassware

Whether it’s a carafe for wine or a decorative item, the folks at Simon-Pearce are famous for their beautiful and timeless glassware. Find the perfect piece on their website or visit their mill in Vermont to see their glassware being made and to explore their entire collection. 


Source: Emerson Creek Pottery, Artisan Unglazed Ceramic Bakeware

3. Bakeware

Emerson Creek Pottery have been making beautiful ceramic pottery since 1977 in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. They use contemporary techniques to create classic pieces of pottery that are beautiful additions to any home. Shop their store online or visit them in Virginia to see their complete collection. 

4. Cutlery & Utensils

Rada Cutlery has been making America’s highest quality cutlery and utensils in Iowa since 1948. Their line includes knives of all sorts as well as ice cream scoops and pizza cutters. Whether you know what the couple loves and would possibly use the most or are not quite sure, their sets are always a fantastic option. Find where you can purchase their products here:

Martha Washington's Choice - America's Favorite Bedspread

5. Bates Bedspreads, Blankets or Throws

What better way to give the gift of love than to give the couple a gift that they will be able to treasure for years to come? Bates Bedspreads are a classic wedding gift that people have been giving since the release of the timeline Martha Washington’s Choice Bedspread was released in 1940. Bates Mill Store gift cards are also available in case you’re not sure what size or style would suit the couple best! Paired with a throw, your gift will surely be treasured for years - and even generations - to come.

Have another American made gift that you love to give to newly weds or on big anniversaries?

July 17, 2015 — Adrienne Beacham

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