Cotton is a native plant found in many regions of the world including India, the Americas and Africa. However, areas such as Mexico and Australia offer the most diverse species. As you know, the fiber is turned into yarn which is then used to make goods. Cotton has been found in Mexico and Pakistan as early as 5000 B.C.
So why is the second year anniversary considered the cotton anniversary?
Similar to your marriage (hopefully), cotton represents strength and longevity. Likewise, cotton is very durable and has many uses. It is oftentimes associated with prosperity and is extremely flexible. Does this sound like your significant other?
Although there are many traditional cotton anniversary gifts, it may be challenging to find something unique. We're confident that you can come up with something. But, if you need specific ideas, feel free to check out our Two Year Anniversary Gift Ideas post.
According to Wilma of The Flinstone's, a tie "with spots on it already" could make a great cotton anniversary gift for your husband:
Did you surprise your partner with an awesome cotton anniversary gift? If so, let us know in the comments section below.