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50th Wedding Anniversary Gift Ideas

Author: Carrie O’Donnell

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Our top picks of gold anniversary gifts that will show your partner you care

To reach a wedding anniversary as momentous as gold, deserves celebrating and congratulating. Because you’ve stuck together through thick and thin, and reached a milestone in your marriage that not everyone can achieve. And to honour your 50th anniversary, it’s important to show your partner how much this achievement means to you. But this is no ordinary anniversary, this is your 50th anniversary, and that means choosing a gift that is a little more special than normal.

Just because this is your 50th wedding anniversary however, don’t feel as though you need to choose a gold gift that is beyond your means. Wedding gifts need to be personal, they do not need to be expensive. And that is why we have put together a golden anniversary gift list that has a broad range of styles, and price points. Meaning you’re sure to find that perfect anniversary present, without breaking the bank!

Gold Stone-Embellished Tassel Earrings

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Glittering gold, and shimmering jade come together on these playful 14-carat gold-plated earrings with antique style tussle finish. A modern choice for the partner who still likes to hit the dance floor from time to time, whilst celebrating a now vintage look.

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Personalised Initials Gold Double Walled Cafetière

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One of the pleasures of growing old is being able to share more breakfasts together, and this gold anniversary gift is the perfect way to make each and every morning special. Personalised with your partner’s initials, this double walled cafetière will give your breakfast table a modern feel. While its 8 cup size should keep you caffeinated at least until elevenses.

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12 Luxury Red Roses, Anniversary Chocolate Lollipop, Balloon & Card

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If you’re looking for a 50th anniversary gift that is an all-in-one, then this set is perfect for you. With 12 red roses, an anniversary chocolate lollipop, mini balloon and anniversary card — this is a classic gift that ticks all the boxes!

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Personalised Bubble Base Teardrop Decanter

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If you’re a couple that loves nothing more than to finish the day with a nightcap, then this personalized decanter could be the perfect gift for the both of you. Engraved with a loving message of your choice, this special gift is a modern nod to a traditional living room feature. But with the unique touch of celebrating your 50th anniversary.

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Dulcis Stud Earrings by Swarovski

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These gold earrings are special, and the Swarovski precision-cut crystals inside are dazzling. But what is truly special, is that every time your partner puts them on for a big occasion, they’ll be reminded of your golden wedding.

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Luxury Overnight Spa Escape for Two at Lifehouse Spa and Hotel (UK only)

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What better way to celebrate your wedding, than with an indulgent overnight spa break. Together you can both relax, and unwind while using the spa’s many luxurious facilities, and being treated to any number of treatments. Plus there’s a buffet breakfast!

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Personalised Women's Rose Gold Square Watch With Mesh Strap

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She’s always telling you that you’re late, but with a rose gold watch this pretty, she might be a little more lenient on you! This stunning Elie Beaumont watch is modern-vintage in styling, and can be engraved with your personal message of choice.

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Nectarine Blossom & Honey Home Candle

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You cannot go wrong with a Jo Malone candle, and this Nectarine Blossom and Honey scent has been one of our favourites in the For Better For Worse office for some time. This may not be a main 50th anniversary present, but if your other half is anything like us, they’ll appreciate it much the same.

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Set Of Ten Golden Wedding Anniversary Cupcake Toppers

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This is a golden anniversary gift that will help to mark the occasion in a fun, and celebratory way. These little cupcake toppers are ideal for your anniversary morning, or for when family come round to mark the occasion. And with 10 in the pack, there’s no need to limit their usage to just cupcakes, feel free to stick them on everything throughout the day!

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Personalised Golden Wedding Anniversary Photo Album

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As 50th anniversary gifts go, the photo album is a classic. And it’s much-loved because it celebrates the occasion so simply. This beautiful album goes one better than the average, as it is personalised to you and your partner. If your golden anniversary is on the horizon, start sifting through your old pictures now, and create the perfect, personal gift for your loved one.

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Cadbury Dairy Milk Perfect Bar

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In between the fancy wedding anniversary gifts, there needs to be something a little fun. And for the chocolate lover in your life, 360 grams of Cadbury’s could be appreciated more than gold! Slip this gift in with the other presents, or present it during the day, and you’re sure to put a smile on your loved ones’ face.

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Customized Glass Picture Frame

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Anniversary gifts that become a part of our living space are ideal, because they remind us every day that we are loved. And what better way to commemorate that love, than with a personalised, engraved Glass Frame with your favourite picture in. A gift to be loved forever.

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Michael Kors MK3192 Darci Rose Gold Watch

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This sparkling watch from Michael Kors may not be engraved with your names, but it sure is impressive. With a bracelet strap, pavé-embellished bezel and radiant rose gold-tone – this is a statement timepiece that your partner is sure to love.

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Personalised Metallic Favourite Song Sound Wave Print

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Many couples bond initially over a love of music, and those melodies played together in the first throes of a relationship are oft loved eternally. Celebrate those golden tunes, and share your favourite with loved ones by creating a personalized print of it. This print can be made using any sound file, and will create a modern, yet sentimental focal point for your office, or living space.

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Gold Picture Frame Necklace

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Be it a picture from your wedding day, an image of your kids or just a special moment in your life together — almost whatever you frame in this picture pendant will be special. If you don’t believe your partner would like the picture frame, you can choose instead to have a birthstone, or stamped initals on this gold necklace.

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'Kyma' Gold Plated Drop Earrings by YOJ

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If you’re partner likes to make a statement with jewellery of an evening, then these stunning gold earrings are sure to cause a stir. With faceted crystal gemstone drops, and a 18ct gold-plated brushed finish, these stunning pieces are the perfect blend of then, and now.

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Personalized Round Glass Paperweight

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This is the perfect gift for the couple who like to have a gentle reminder of their big day always around. A stylish, and sophisticated present that can be engraved in the message of your choice, and will be presented in a satin lined gift box.

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Tea in Mayfair Hamper

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Bring the afternoon tea to you, with a hamper that delivers on all the classics you would expect from this English tradition. From sparkling wine, and scones, to tea and cake — and all presented in an elegant hand-woven wicker hamper.

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50th Anniversary Experiences from Virgin

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Not all couples like to celebrate their love with physical gifts, some prefer to bestow experiences on their partner. And at Virgin, they understand the importance of these experiences, no matter your age. That is why they have put together a curated list of days out, breaks and golden moments that are perfect for you and your partner, or parents.

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Gold Plated Stud Bangle Created with Swarovski® Crystals

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As 50th anniversary gifts go, this is pretty special. And yet, it can still be worn during an everyday pop to the shops, without fear of damage or breakage with its robust design.

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Written by

Carrie O’Donnell

Carrie is a Marketing and Events specialist with over ten years’ experience working in the wedding industry, creating marketing strategies and coordinating events for a range of venues. She is also a professional pianist and plays piano for weddings, private events, in fine dining restaurants, and has played in many luxury venues around the UK. She has a love of…

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