50th Anniversary Gifts To Celebrate The Golden Year

By Laura Fiebert | Updated: May 24, 2023

    50 years together is certainly something to celebrate! Know as the golden anniversary, traditional 50th-anniversary gifts are gold symbolizing prosperity, strength, wisdom, and lifelong love. Our gift guide has traditional golden wedding anniversary gifts and modern gives to celebrate your 50th wedding anniversary.

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    What is the traditional gift for 50th anniversary?

    The traditional gift for a 50th wedding anniversary is gold. This precious metal represents strength, wealth, and a lasting commitment, making it a fitting symbol for such a momentous occasion. Gold jewelry, watches, and picture frames are all popular gift ideas, as are gold-plated items such as champagne flutes or commemorative plates. Of course, you can always get creative with your gift-giving and incorporate gold in other ways, such as a gold-themed vacation or a gold-colored garden.

    Do you bring a gift for a 50th wedding anniversary party?

    Absolutely! A 50th wedding anniversary is a milestone event that deserves to be celebrated in style, and bringing a thoughtful gift to the party is a great way to show your love and appreciation for the happy couple.

    Some popular gift ideas include personalized photo albums or frames, engraved jewelry or watches, and sentimental keepsakes such as a custom-made quilt or a shadow box filled with mementos from their life together. And don’t forget the power of a heartfelt card or letter – sometimes, the most meaningful gifts are the ones that come straight from the heart.

  1. New York Times Anniversary Book
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    Memorialize all the years you’ve shared together with this keepsake book that features every New York Times front page from the day you said “I do” to your most recent anniversary. Watch history come alive before your eyes as you see the most newsworthy events that occurred on every anniversary–from your first to your fiftieth. This custom chronicle of your romance is bound in a stately hardbound book and is personalized with your names, or the names of your recipients, in elegant stamped gold. A touching and memorable way to fete a significant anniversary, this heirloom-quality book is a testament to lasting love.

  3. You Are My Rock Rock
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    This beautiful engraved stone is the best gift you can give to someone who has always been there for you, someone you can always count on. Someone you truly love. This endearing stone has been hand engraved with an everlasting golden message that will last forever.

  5. Phenomenal Women Wine Glasses
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    Tell her just how wonderful she is. Enjoy a serving of exuberant confidence with your favorite dinner vintage (or morning OJ). This pair of stemless wine glasses features the complete text of Maya Angelou’s poem “Phenomenal Woman,” with the verses and the gold-lettered title flowing continuously from one piece to the next. Celebrating the innate beauty, strength, and spirit of all women, Angelou’s joyful words are a daily reminder that you are amazing. A fantastic valentines day gift for her.

  7. Gold Watch
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    From jet-setting adventures to the 9 to 5 grind, the iconic Lexington watch collection by Michael Kors provides luxurious style with a modern splash of trend-right touches. Featuring a 44mm case, a 22mm bandwidth, scratch-resistant mineral crystal glass, and a Quartz movement with a chronograph analog display are imported. Round stainless steel case with a gold dial gold stainless steel bracelet. You can find a beautiful watch for her here.

  9. Where We Met Map
  10. Turn a special street or area in this famous city into an art map. Just search for the address of your special place, and we’ll find it for you. These wall art prints come in a range of designs and sizes to match your preferences. We have frame options to suit any style of living space, no matter your home decor. Create something that’s perfect for you. Make your map print truly unique by taking full advantage of our personalization options. Add text, craft a special message, change the names, and more to create a piece of art tailored to you.

  11. Gold Whiskey Stones
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    Sometimes, the finish to a pleasant day is a cold drink that stays cold, no matter what. Whether it be for whiskey, wine, or even coffee, the addition of these stainless steel cubes will add a stylish, diamond-shaped flair to your favorite drink for any special occasions! The freezer GEL filled inside the 8, non-toxic cubes will make every sip perfect and true to the first while giving any ordinary drink the glamour it deserves.

  13.  Wallet Card 
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    This metal wallet card is the perfect way to remind that special guy that you love him now and forever.  Credit card sized and made of ultra-thin metal, and it’s durable but not bulky in his wallet. The writing will not fade or wear, just like your love for him. A really thoughtful 50th wedding anniversary gift idea.

  15. Heart of Gold Bracelet
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    A gold bracelet for a gold anniversary. These classic bangles celebrate some of our favorites turns of phrase. This minimalist gold-tone one is engraved at the inside with some sweet words: “heart of gold.”  A beautiful wedding anniversary gift for her.

  17. Golden Anniversary Wall Art


    This framed 50th Anniversary print with a frame is a great gift for that special couple celebrating an Anniversary.  Says – 50 Years of Marriage, 600 months of hugs, 2608 weeks of Laughter, 18,262 days of Together, 438,280 hours of love. 1 blessed family, 1000s of laughs, countless memories made. A never-ending love story to hang on their living room wall. A perfect memento to express your love or send your warm, best wishes to the married couple.

  19. Soulmates Sculpture


    This sculpture is a beautiful representation of the bond between soulmates. The entwined lovers represent the bond of marriage and make a perfect wedding anniversary gift. It undoubtedly adds charm and character to any space. suitable for a minimalist style or boho décor or everything in between.

  21. ID Date Bracelet
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    Perfectly polished! A single accent diamond gives this gold-plated ID bracelet just the right touch of sparkle. With a classic nameplate on a comfortable roll chain with an extender, this piece looks posh on its own or paired with a few other bracelets in gold or mixed metals. Save a meaningful date like your anniversary. Whether we’re dressed up or dressed down, it goes with almost everything! A gorgeous golden anniversary gift.

  23. Cocktail Set


    Executing a winner cocktail requires some skill. Stock your home bar with these elite mixology bar tools used in the world’s top cocktail bars and bartending competitions. ​Show off your gorgeous cocktail kit with our unique bamboo storage rack. You will definitely capture your guests’ attention! the perfect gift for cocktail lovers.

  25. Fancy Pen
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    For those who value individuality and impeccable style, Townsend embodies classic American elegance and finesse. Inspired by the graceful lines of 1930’s Art Deco design, with distinctive finishes, precious metals, and the signature double band, Townsend delivers a lifetime of the smooth, effortless writing. No wonder it’s the pen of choice for several American Presidents.

  27. Ornament
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    The years of Mrs. and Mr. Anniversary Ball Ornament will be treasured as they commemorate their years together. The ornament makes a beautiful keepsake for them to hang year after year.  Made using fine white porcelain (ceramic) with a flawless glossy glaze finish, each original handmade ornament is permanently fused, so the art becomes part of the ornament.

  29. I Love You Necklace
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    Maybe you can say it in a few languages, but can you say it in 120? For the first time ever, a unique, technologically advanced method has allowed us to inscribe the most meaningful messages in 24k gold. Unique I Love You necklace inscribed in 24k gold with I Love You in 120 different languages and dialects, including Sign language and Braille. It’s time to gift different, it’s time to present a timeless gift to a special woman in your life with our enticing, unique love collection.

  31. Personalized Cutting Board


    This keepsake can be used for years, with customized engraving with the couple’s names to mark the special day. It is made with maple or walnut wood and oiled with a food-safe oil that preserves and toughens the board. One side of the board is used to slice and dice your specialties in the kitchen, and the other side of the board is a reminder of the important things in life – your family! The perfect 50th-anniversary gift idea for the home chef.

  33. Family Tree Photo Frame
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    This family tree picture frame is a great way to show how beautifully your family has blossomed.
    A sturdy stand makes it easy to display on a table, desk, or over the fireplace. Remove stand to hang on a wall. Makes a unique gift for parents or grand-parents.

  35. Champagne Flutes
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    This pretty pair of flutes is ready for gift giving. The gorgeous detailing will make any couple feel special. Use it for a housewarming, host/hostess, wedding, shower or anniversary gift. Ideal champagne flutes for a bride and groom at any occasion. It comes richly packaged in an elegant black gift box.


    Crafted from sterling silver with an optional gold vermeil finish, the Classic Cufflinks are a timeless gift any guy would love. The perfect way to accentuate any French cuff button-down, these cufflinks feature a T-back closure and a hand-cut monogram with three block initials. The perfect Groomsmen, Father’s Day, Birthday, or Christmas gift. Pair with the Classic Tie Clip for a complete look.

  37. Love Bird Figurine 
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    These beautiful birds are hand carved in oak They are mounted on gorgeous cherry burl base. All have a clear finish to show the beautiful color and natural markings of these different woods. A wooden heart mounted on the base will be engraved with names and date of your special occasion, or anything you would like.

  39. Rose Gold Slider Bracelet
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    Elevate your ensemble with this delicate stainless steel bracelet from Michael Kors. It features brilliant pave crystals on an adjustable slider. Wear this must-have bracelet alone for a simple statement or pair with your favorite jewelry.