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50 Golden Gifts for a 50th Anniversary

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A 50th wedding anniversary doesn't come around every day, so when a golden moment like this rolls around, it should be celebrated with friends, family, and gifts (of course). No matter who you're shopping for or what your budget may be, you're sure to find the perfect gift from our collection of 50 great gifts for a 50th anniversary.


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Personalized Snow Globe
Things Remembered

Personalized Snow Globe

$50 from Things Remembered
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Choose a favorite photo and add a custom engraved message to make this anniversary snow globe something special. Bonus: It plays the popular wedding song Pachelbel's Canon.

Wooden Family Tree
Etsy

Wooden Family Tree

$60 and up from Etsy
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Engrave two to five generations onto a tree slab, available in three designs and two sizes. Wrote one happy buyer: "I purchased the wooden family tree for my parent's 50th wedding anniversary and it turned out so amazing! My parents absolutely love their tree and I am so impressed by the quality of work."

Personalization Mall
Personalization Mall

'On the Day You Were Married' Print

$30 and up from Personalization Mall
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This giclée-print comes in four sizes and can be personalized with the couple's names and wedding date. Some of the information it includes is the headline news from 50 years prior, along with items like top movies, songs, sports results, and more. The finished canvas is mounted on a wood frame.

Glittery Gold Happy 50th Anniversary Cake Topper
Amazon

Glittery Gold 'Happy 50th Anniversary' Cake Topper

$8 from Amazon
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If ever there were an excuse for cake, it's a golden wedding anniversary. Whether you go with a fancy, multi-tiered creation or a simple sheet cake, give it an added dose of festiveness with this cake topper. Don't have a cake? Use it to brighten up a bouquet of fresh flowers or a pretty potted plant.

Virgin Experience Gifts
Virgin Experience Gifts

Adventure Experience

Price Varies from Virgin Experience Gifts
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For the still-adventurous couple, this company has a number of localized ideas for the couple who knows there's still living left to do. From a scenic glider ride to hot air balloon excursions to racing a Lamborghini and lots in between (including some tamer stuff), there are plenty of fun ideas here.


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Custom Anniversary Book
Uncommon Goods

New York Times Custom Anniversary Book

$100 and up from Uncommon Goods
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This custom hardbound book will celebrate each year they've spent together — and let them take a walk down memory lane — with the front page of The New York Times from every annual anniversary since they walked down the aisle. It can be further personalized with their names.

Personalized Wood Cut City Map
Uncommon Goods

Personalized Wood Cut City Map

$175 from Uncommon Goods
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Whether it's the city where they met, the place they raised their kids, or just one that's extra special to them, this customized laser-cut piece of art is one that will no doubt stand out in a sea of gifts. The map is made of wood and cork and comes with heart pins for marking special spots. It also can be personalized with names and even a meaningful address in the middle of the map.

Waterford Amor True Love Flauta Par
Amazon

Waterford Love True Love Flute Pair

$134 from Amazon
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Toast to a half-century together with these elegant lead-free crystal Champagne flutes. Each flute holds 5 ounces of your favorite bubbly.

"Cheers to 50 Years" Doodle Poster
Amazon

'Cheers to 50 Years' Doodle Poster

$13 from Amazon
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This 11-by-17-inch unframed print is surrounded by white space that can be filled with good wishes and messages of congratulations from the couple's friends and family.

family tree etsy
Etsy

Family Tree Art

$89 and up from Etsy
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This personalized gift can be customized using names, a date, and a favorite quote. It's also available in a number of sizes and colors, and receives rave reviews from buyers. Wrote one: "I ordered this for my parents' 50th anniversary and it was perfect. It turned out so nice and my Mom simply adored it!!"

Intersection of Love - Photo Print
Uncommon Goods

Intersection of Love Photo Print

$75 and up from Uncommon Goods
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For a more minimalist and modern take on a 50th-anniversary gift, customize this print with names and dates.

Hidden Message Tie Bar
Etsy

Hidden Message Tie Bar

$13 and up from Etsy
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Make sure he always looks his best — and knows how much you love him — with this tie bar, available in aluminum, brass, copper, or sterling silver. Give it a personal touch with a custom message rendered in your choice of 14 typefaces.

The Metal Foundry Golden Wedding Anniversary Sundial
Amazon
The Book of Everyone
The Book of Everyone

The Map of Everyone

$49 and up from The Book of Everyone
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Do you know where the golden couple met? Whether it's a city or a specific location, you can document that fateful meeting on this personalized map print. It can be customized with names, styles, markers, and more, and it comes in four sizes, framed and unframed.

blue nile ring
Blue Nile

Classic V-Curved Diamond Ring

$973 and up from Blue Nile
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The graceful heart-shaped curves of this ring, which is available in 14-karat white gold or in platinum, are studded with 20 diamonds. Personalized engraving is also available.

Journey of True Love Serving Bowl
Uncommon Goods

Journey of True Love Serving Bowl

$85 from Uncommon Goods
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Not every special gift has to be personalized or scream "50 years!" This hand-thrown, glazed stoneware bowl includes a simple but poignant inscription: "True love is not a destination, but a journey shared by the travelers on its path."

Spooning Since Spoon
Etsy

Hand-Stamped Spoons

$18 and up from Etsy
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If the couple won't mind a bit of cheekiness, this spoon comes in a set of two, in two sizes. The Etsy shop selling these, Impressions Stamped, has other versions that would also work for a couple celebrating an anniversary who takes pride in the little things, including "Still Having Coffee Together" and "To a Lifetime of Ice Cream Together."

Tumbler Set
Amazon

Tumbler Set

$37 from Amazon
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Is one half of the celebrated couple an angling enthusiast? This cute insulated tumbler set says it all and comes in three colors.

"Growing Old" His & Hers Drinking Glasses
Amazon

'Growing Old' Drinking Glasses

$34 from Amazon
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These 12-ounce highball drinking glasses contain a sentiment — and cute graphics — perfect for a 50th wedding anniversary. They're dishwasher safe and come in thoughtful, "gift-ready" packaging.

Tullibardine the Custodian Release 1970
Drizly

Tullibardine the Custodian Release

$1,400 from Drizly
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Sure, that's a lot of green to drop on one bottle, but this isn't just any bottle. This 50-year-old Highland single malt Scotch whiskey "offers a rich hint of bees wax with fresh citrus notes of tangerine, balanced with sweet barley, hints of almonds, spice, crème brûlée, baked bananas, and a touch of vanilla." If the celebrated couple likes their spirits of the brown variety, this is a gift they'll never forget.


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Club Cuvée Champagne Club
Cratejoy

Club Cuvée Champagne Club

$99/month and up from Cratejoy
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Fifty years is something to truly celebrate, and this subscription box gift will let them celebrate it for as many months as you want to give them. Each shipment contains two bottles of small-batch Champagne sourced from small family growers.


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Gold/Brass Cooking Utensils
Amazon

Gold/Brass Cooking Utensils

$25 from Amazon
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If the couple likes to cook, they'll love this chic, modern, and golden five-piece set, which includes a serving spoon, pasta fork, slotted spatula, skimmer, and soup ladle.

Willow Tree Anniversary, Sculpted Hand-Painted Figure
Amazon

Willow Tree Anniversary Sculpted Figure

$49 from Amazon
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This hand-painted cast-resin sculpture is the work of Missouri-based artist Susan Lordi, one in a series of figures produced by her Willow Tree Studio. Give it as a gift by itself or add additional figures to create a treasured family tableau.

 Mixology & Craft
Amazon
"Mates For Life" Print
Screech Owl Design

'Mates For Life' Print

$30 from Screech Owl Design
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Longtime couples who are also nature lovers will appreciate this piece, which lists the few animal species that mate for life. It's 12 by 18 inches and printed on recycled paper.

The Bouqs Co.
The Bouqs Co.

The Bouqs Co. Flower Subscription

$36/month and up from The Bouqs Co.

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A bouquet of flowers is always appreciated, no special occasion required. Fresh flowers delivered monthly are even better. Send your loved one a subscription flower arrangement from one of four collections: farmer's market, classics, roses, or seasonal.


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Lucky Liberty Penny
Lucky Liberty

Lucky Liberty Penny Charm Keychain

$36 from Lucky Liberty
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Penny for your thoughts? This keychain features a genuine 1-cent piece minted during your anniversary year, mated to an eye-catching hand-cut companion star. Pair the keychain with a set of matching penny earrings ($42) or choose from a range of similar coin-inspired jewelry and charms.

Love Ring
Cartier

Love Ring

$1,820 and up from Cartier
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Nothing symbolizes endless love like fine jewelry. This ring is available in 18-karat yellow or rose gold and studded with optional diamonds. It's part of Cartier's Love collection, which also includes companion bracelets, wedding bands, and necklaces.

The Stars Above Co. Custom Star Map
Amazon

The Stars Above Co. Custom Star Map

$50 from Amazon
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The perfect anniversary gift for any stargazing couple, this print captures the constellations as they were on the night of your wedding. Available in your choice of three background colors (black, blue, or white) and two sizes (12 by 16 inches or 18 by 24 inches).

Dainty Custom Roman Numeral Bar Bracelet
Etsy

Dainty Custom Roman Numeral Bar Bracelet

$44 and up from Etsy
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Commemorate a wedding date (or any other special day) in Roman numerals with this custom bracelet. It's available in sterling silver or 14-karat yellow or rose gold.

Burst Earrings
Mignonne Gavin

Burst Earrings

$195 from Mignonne Gavin
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Does the wife love bold, modern art? She'll make a statement with these slick, iridescent glass-bead earrings, which measure 2 inches by 1 inch and have polished rhodium backs.

Custom Portrait Painting
Etsy

Custom Portrait Painting

$224 and up from Etsy
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Immortalize their favorite wedding day photograph by turning it into a watercolor. Portraits are available in dimensions ranging from 8.5 by 11 inches all the way up to 19 by 25 inches, in your choice of color schemes, hand-painted by a Spanish artist.

Anniversary Frame
Things Remembered

Anniversary Frame

$6 from Things Remembered
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Dazzle 'em with this 50th-anniversary photo frame, which fits a 5-by-7-inch print, and add a custom message to let 'em know how much you love them.

Personalized Cutting Board
Uncommon Goods
Gift Boutique 50th Anniversary Wedding Buttermints
Amazon

Gift Boutique 50th Anniversary Wedding Buttermints

$7 and up from Amazon
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Planning an anniversary party? These buttermint candies are a sweet, subtle way to spread some cheer during the event. Place a bowl of them at the table or include a handful in party favor packets. Contains approximately 100 candies.

Candy Sticker Favors
Amazon
Create Your Own Reel Viewer
Uncommon Goods

Create Your Own Reel Viewer

$30 from Uncommon Goods
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Chances are your family had a View-Master viewer back in the day. Now, you can make your very own reels of treasured moments, viewer included! Choose 14 of your favorite photos, upload them, and receive the finished reel in the mail.

The Couple's Bucket List
Uncommon Goods

The Couple's Bucket List

$50 from Uncommon Goods
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Congrats on reaching 50 years together! What do you do for an encore? Use these "bucket list" cards to plan the next few decades of romance and adventures.

Love Lamp
Uncommon Goods

The Love Lamp

$85 from Uncommon Goods
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Let your spouse know just how much they still turn you on with this clever LED lamp. The cedar base is a compact 6.5 inches long, 3 inches wide, and 6 inches high, so it'll fit just about anywhere. And it's made right here in the U.S.A. in Huntsville, Alabama.


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Drift Champagne/Wine Bucket
Williams-Sonoma

Drift Champagne/Wine Bucket

$120 and up from Williams-Sonoma
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An anniversary party isn't a party without a Champagne toast to the happy couple. This sleek stainless-steel bucket is hand-polished to a high gloss and available in three sizes.

Italian Inspirations Gift Basket
Harry & David

Italian Inspirations Gift Basket

$140 and up from Harry & David
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You may not be able to travel to Florence or Rome to celebrate your 50th anniversary, but you can bring a taste of Italy into your home. This gift basket contains angel hair pasta, bruschetta spread, garlic-stuffed olives, dry salami, and more. Feeling extravagant? You can also add a bottle of wine and an antipasto assortment.

Always on My Mind Flower Bouquet
1-800-Flowers

Always on My Mind Flower Bouquet

$60 and up from 1-800-Flowers
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Think pink! (And purple!) This spectacular bouquet of roses, Gerbera daisies, Oriental lilies, larkspur, white snapdragons, and lavender would make anyone's day. Brighten up a favorite room or give it pride of place at the couple's table during the anniversary party.

Norman Love Chocolates Box
Harry & David

Norman Love Signature Chocolates Box

$80 from Harry & David
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Giving a box of chocolates never, ever goes out of style. This 25-piece collection of chocolate truffles is a taste adventure of flavors, including dulce de leche, peanut butter cup, cookies and cream, key lime, coconut, Sicilian pistachio, and more.


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InvisaWear Jewelry
InvisaWear

InvisaWear Jewelry

$150 and up from InvisaWear
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She might have it all, but we're gonna go out on a limb and guess she doesn't have one of these pieces of jewelry or other accessories that will help keep her safe should an emergency arise. InvisaWear's pendants, keychains, scrunchies, bracelets, and other accessories employ technology that will share a location, send an alert to emergency contacts, call 911, and more if she's in trouble.


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Scentbird
Scentbird

Scentbird

$16/month from Scentbird
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With Scentbird, you can choose from over 500 colognes and perfumes to gift someone on your list each month. You can skip shipments whenever you want or have them delivered less frequently, and first-time subscribers get an atomizer thrown in.


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Pendleton National Park Blankets
Amazon

Pendleton National Park Blankets

$269 and up from Amazon
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If you're looking for a unique gift that will stand the test of time, these blankets are pricey but unlikely to be stuffed in a closet and forgotten. Made in the U.S. of 100% wool, they are available in twin, full, and queen sizes, or as a throw, and each comes with a commemorative label honoring one of nine national parks, including Yellowstone and Acadia.


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Precious Moments Figurine
Amazon
Diamond Love Knot Stud Earrings
Macy's

Diamond Love Knot Stud Earrings

$200 from Macy's

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Diamonds are the traditional gemstone for the 10th wedding anniversary, but let's be honest: Any anniversary is made more special with diamonds, including your seventh anniversary. These stud earrings feature round-cut diamonds (1/10th-carat total weight) set in a sterling silver knot. 

Cuisinart 14-Cup Programmable Coffee Maker
Wayfair

Cuisinart 14-Cup Programmable Coffee Maker

$100 from Wayfair
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After all these years together, there's still something about sharing a cup of coffee first thing in the morning. This Cuisinart allows users set the brew time up to 24 hours in advance, and features a 14-cup glass carafe, auto-shutoff, a cleaning indicator, a permanent filter, a water filter, brew-strength control, and a small-batch setting.


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Cameo Press Image
Cameo

A Personal Message From Their Favorite Celebrity

Price varies from Cameo
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Give them an anniversary gift she will never forget: a personal video message from their favorite actor, athlete, musician, reality TV personality, or other celeb — which can then be shared on their social media platform of choice. There are literally thousands of famous (and not-so-famous) people to choose from on Cameo, and prices vary accordingly.