The Best 50th Wedding Anniversary Gifts

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Making it to your 50th anniversary, also known as the Golden Anniversary, is no small feat. But sadly, many couples don’t get that far.

Fortunately, lucky couples who celebrate 50 years of wedded bliss have the opportunity to gift their spouse something special. And their families can even join in on the fun!

Gold represents strength and beauty, but also value and resilience. This means your marriage has been good as gold for 50 years, which is amazing! And to keep it up, you'll want to get great 50th anniversary gifts — whether it's for your partner, your parents or grandparents, or someone special in your life.

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Choose from these presents that show how strong your love is, even after all these years.

50th Anniversary Gifts for Her

1. Gemandi 'Dragonfruit' Black Gold Ring with Pink Cubic Zirconia

While this ring isn’t the gold you may think of for a “golden” anniversary, this gorgeous black gold ring is sure to sparkle as bright as her smile. It’s made with 5A grade crystals, with the metal dipped in black gold over brass, and a pink petite trillion cut on top.

(Gemandi, $48)

2. Good Juju Ring Charm

Another piece of jewelry that’s to die for, this necklace is made from sterling silver and 18k gold. It symbolizes “how we’re all connected” and is a reminder that love transcends time.

(Uncommon Goods, $55+)

3. Moderne Monocle Amelia Gold Magnifier Pendant Necklace

For the spouse who is always forgetting her readers, get a gift that takes on both fashion and function. The Amelia Gold Necklace, named after the first women to fly solo across the Atlantic, is a thoughtful gift for the strong and fearless woman in your life.

(Mod Monocle, $62)

4. Moon And Stars Ring

Raw rose quartz sits in this gold ring that shows two moon phases, waxing and waning. Made from sculpting wax pressed against lava rocks, your partner will love just how unique and beautiful it sits on her finger.

(Uncommon Goods, $105)

5. Emma Mirror in Antique Gold

This mirror is great for the man who wants his woman to wake up every morning and see how gorgeous she is! It features mirrored glass and iron with an antique gold finish.

(Anthropologie, $328)

6. Solitaire Diamond Necklace

Choose from six different diamond cuts, and the choice between yellow, rose, or white gold. It may be a little pricey, but your love is priceless.

(Vrai, $500)

7. Calvin Klein Marybelle Crossbody

This faux leather bag has 1 zip pocket and 2 slip pockets, silver hardwear, and can be worn across the body for a sleek look. She'll be more than happy to show it off around town.

(Macy's, $48)

50th Anniversary Gifts for Him

8. Ray Ban Aviator Non-Polarized Sunglasses

Not only does your spouse get these rockin’ sunglasses with metal frames, but they also come with a free eyewear kit to clean your brand spankin’ new shades. Looking cool has never been this easy.

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

9. SALAV Professional Garment Steamer

Now, he can steam his clothes in under a minute without having to rush out the door to his important meetings. The steamer is stable, delivers hot steam, and will have those wrinkles out in no time.

(Macy's, $149.99)

10. Gold Ice Chill-able Whiskey Glass

Let him take his aged whiskey out of his liquor cabinet and pour it right into this already-chilled glass. The built-in cube means no water to dilute his whiskey, and the gold leaf adds a little something extra to his sipping experience.

(Uncommon Goods, $100)

11. American Coin Treasures Gold-Layered Money Clip

For the guy who just can't seem to keep his things together, this money clip will keep all his cash in one place. Featuring the JFK Half Dollar Presidential Seal, he'll feel ultra important carrying this around.

(Macy's, $29.95)

12. Tory Burch Collins Bracelet Watch

Does your partner really love a nice watch? Look no further than this highly polished timepiece. It provides gorgeous detail with every passing second, and is made with stainless steel with a gold ionic plate.

(Nordstrom, $275)

13. Cartier Yellow Gold Love Ring

For the spouse with expensive taste, this ring is sure to leave a lasting impression. Made of 18k gold, it’s a reminder that gold, just like your marriage, is solid and can’t be tarnished.

(Cartier, $1,720)

14. Dopp Beta RFID ID Convertible Thinfold Wallet

This cowhide wallet features accent pockets designed to show the RFID blocking material. He can fit 6 cards and use the additional exterior pockets. No need to worry about theft of information!

(Macy's, $85)

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50th Anniversary Gifts for Your Parents or Grandparents

15. Dicksons 50th Wedding Anniversary Cotton Tapestry

Made of 100 percent soft woven cotton, your parents can hang this anywhere in their home as a reminder that their love has stood the test of time. 

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

16. HOKI Geometric Metal Tealight Candle Holders

These candle holders make excellent centerpieces for the most romantic of dinners! And if eating together at the table isn't their thing, they can always make it an accent piece anywhere in their home.

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

17. Golden 50th Anniversary Wind Chime Keepsake

This unique wind chime comes with a poem to celebrate 50 years of memories and love. They can hang it inside, so as soon as they walk through the door, they are reminded of their special bond.

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

18. Wedding Pebble Portrait

While it’s not technically gold, this gift is a great reminder that just like rocks, this is a love that will last forever. The portrait is made with found flowers, wood, shells and pebbles, and are so unique that no two are the same.

(Uncommon Goods, $110)

19. Harry & David Gourmet Serving Tray Gift with Wine

What’s the best way to celebrate 50 years together? With the best assortment of meats, cheeses and wine, of course! Toast to each other with this gorgeous basket that includes Rogue Creamery Oregon Blue cheese, Busseto Dry Salami Con Vino, Olli Salumeria Sopressata salami, fire roasted bruschetta spread, Harry & David 2018 Merlot, and more.

(Harry and David, $179.99)

20. Everlasting Love Anniversary Table Clock

Celebrate your timeless love with this gorgeous clock. You can even personalize the sculpted, arched clock with any year and your names, creating a lasting and loving keepsake.

(Bed Bath and Beyond, $48.99)

21. Matashi 24K Gold Plated Double Heart Figurine with Genuine Crystals

Another gorgeous keepsake, the gold hearts include dangling crystals made from high quality materials. It comes packaged in a velvet pouch in a gift box, and will sit beautifully in any room.

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

22. His and Hers Coffee Mugs '50 Years Married'

Because what's better than a coffee mug? Two matching coffee mugs, obviously. With these twin mugs, both spouses can use them daily and always get a giggle when looking at it.

(Etsy, $27.99)

23. Fabric of Our Family Blanket

Fifty years is a long time, meaning your family members have had quite the journey together, along with the family they created. Customize each of these squares to signify a memorable moment, including all the members in the family.

(Uncommon Goods, $145)

24. Armand de Brignac Ace of Spades Brut Gold with Gift Box

Made of three grape varieties of Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, and Pinot Meunier, this champagne has aromas of peach, apricot, red berry, citrus, orange blossom, and hints of brioche. Here’s a toast to the good life!

(, $299.99)

25. CBE 'Happy 50th Wedding Anniversary' Jewel Victorian Ornament

While it may not be something to hang year-round, this ornament makes the perfect addition to a Christmas tree, or even on the mantle. It’s made of porcelain china with a red jewel and gold paint trim.

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

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Unusual 50th Anniversary Gifts

26. YourNovel Personalized Romance Novel

Any couple who is looking for something new would love the chance of being the star in one of these 50+ personalized romance novels. It's personalized with 26 bits of information about her and her hero.

(YourNovel, starting at $49.95)

27. Gold Lucite Dominoes Set

Game night at home will never be the same! The set includes 28 pieces and are crafted with gold metallic finish.

(Anthropologie, $120)

28. 'We Still Do' 50 Years Face Mask

Stay safe and protected with this face mask, serving as both an adherence to CDC guidelines and a reminder that you've been together such a long time!

(Etsy, $18)

29. Fracture Glass Photos

This is a one-of-a-kind way to take your favorite photographs and print them directly onto durable, frameless glass to hang around the house. Now your love will be immortalized.

(Fracture Me, prices vary)

30. KitchenAid Stand Mixer Tilt Head 5-Quart in Champagne Gold

Have a spouse or family member who loves to bake? Get them the ultimate tool for the kitchen, with 10 speeds, a flat beater, dough hook, and wire whip.

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

31. Brass Succulent Mister

Whether it's for a gardening novice or someone with a green thumb, it's perfect for misting plants from large to small. Give your plant collection a boost by adding the beauty of water droplets.

(Uncommon Goods, $30)

32. Le Crueset Round Dutch Oven

For the spouse who loves to cook, this is a must-have kitchen staple. It has a colorful exterior enamel, is shock-resistant to prevent chipping and cracking, and the interior enamel prevents sticking and resists stains.

(Le Crueset, $155+)

33. Edible Gold Lollipops

With raspberry flavoring, each lollipop has 24k gold leaf for a fancy touch. Each set of 6 lollipops is great for people of all ages, especially those celebrating such an important milestone.

(Uncommon Goods, $36)

34. Schutz Raver Platform Sneakers

Who said you can't look stunning and chic after 50 years of marriage? Made in Brazil, these sneakers are comfortable, trendy, and feature a leather and polyester insole and metallic leather upper.

(Anthropologie, $170)

35. 'We Still Do' Wine Bottle Labels

This set of 4 wine bottle labels include sayings like “We still do!” and “Cheers to 50 years!” Just peel and put on the bottle of choice, either as a keepsake, or as a quick celebration before you pop the bottle open and clink your glasses!

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

36. GALROSE Cocktail Shaker Set in Rose Gold

Whether you're a beginner or are trying to improve your bartending skills, this set includes 6 essentials: 18.5 oz drink shaker, double-sided jigger, cocktail strainer, bottle opener, long-handled spoon, tongs, and a magnetic timber organizer stand.

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

37. Extra-Large Countertop Rose Gold Citrus Juicer

With vintage rose gold, you can make all the fresh juice you want. Mix it into cocktails, or just make a glass of OJ for your spouse. Plus, it's made from aluminum cans and is easy to use, meaning no straining your wrists.

(Uncommon Goods, $150)

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Personalized 50th Anniversary Gifts

38. Penny Cufflinks With Personalized Year

What is luckier than a gold penny? Celebrating 50 years together, obviously. You can choose one or two years, commemorating your wedding date or even your first date.

(Uncommon Goods, $140+)

39. Personalized Gold LP Record

With a love that has lasted as long as yours, why not put it on display with this unique gold record? Pick the lyrics or words of your choosing to make this one-of-a-kind gift even more special.

(Uncommon Goods, $175)

40. Personalized 50th Anniversary Pillow

Celebrate years of devotion with this personalized pillow. Festive gold thread embellishes this gift with "Never Ending Love, Together we are One, United in God's eyes, A Love Blessed," and "Happy 50th Anniversary," on the reverse. You can even add your own words to be embroidered.

(Things Remembered, $42)

41. JENNYandJUDE Custom Gold Fill Morse Code Necklace

Choose up to 12 characters to be translated into morse code. Whether it's a simple 'I love you' or a sweet message to your love, the message will be clear.

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

42. Custom Bobbleheads

How cute are these? These custom bobbleheads are created out of a photo, so choose a fun picture of you and your spouse — a modern one, or maybe one from your wedding!

(Etsy, $155)

43. 50th Anniversary Custom Cutting Board

Chop up veggies together, or cut up limes for a margarita. You can't go wrong with a high-quality wood cutting board that is precision-cut and hand-sanded. Plus, you can customize it to include your names and special date.

(Etsy, $44.99+)

44. Personalized Gold Ornament with Clear Swarovski Crystals

Another gorgeous ornament, this gift is created using genuine clear Swarovski crystal elements, gold tone wire, and a generously sized glass ball. Then, you can personalize it with the date you tied the knot.

(Etsy, $82)

45. Secret Message Compass

Choose up to 16 characters or a 3-letter monogram for this compass, featuring walnut veneer, rosewood gloss finish, and round brass plate.

(Personal Creations, $38.99)

Traditional 50th Wedding Anniversary Gifts

46. Waterford Lismore Diamond Gold Double Picture Frame

Measuring 5x7", put up photos of the couple celebrating; or, if you're gifting this to someone you love, put a wedding photo for an extra sentimental touch!

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

47. Trinkware Gold Rimmed Wine Glasses

Nothing calls for a celebration quite like these exquisite gold-rimmed glasses. Now you can swirl your wine together while you toast to this milestone!

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

48. Gold Leaf Fruit Forks Set

If you have beautiful taste in people and in cutlery, these forks are a luxury mirror polish. This elegant design makes this silverware great for formal events, or even everyday use.

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

49. Gold Everlasting Love Dangle Frame

Another photo frame, let your love "float." The unique design makes the heart frame appear to float above the silver and gold-plated base, and because of its design, you can place back-to-back photos to view from either side.

(Things Remembered, $44.99)

50. Waterford Lismore Gold 8" Candlestick Pair

Made with crystal and an iconic pattern from Waterford, these gold candlesticks are a wonderful addition to a romantic night spent together.

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

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Aly Walansky is a NY-based lifestyles writer who focuses on health, wellness, and relationships. Her work appears in dozens of digital and print publications regularly. Visit her on Twitter or email her.

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