The best 50th Wedding Anniversary gift ideas for your parents are the ones that you know they will love and treasure and is this is a big milestone Anniversary you will want your gift to be thoughtful and special. Showing your parents what an important role they have had in all of your lives.
Both the traditional gift and modern gift lists agree that the 50th Wedding Anniversary Gift symbol is Gold, meaning special and showing that your love shines brightly, as nothing shines brighter than gold.
Gold has been gifted to couples for hundreds of years that are celebrating fifty years together. The earliest record of this is in the 1800s with the gifting of a gold wreath to a couple celebrating their 50th Anniversary.
We have lots of traditional 50th wedding anniversary gift ideas for your parents, with lots of ways to include gold as part of their celebrations.
Traditional 50th Anniversary gifts are made even more special when you add your own personalization to them.
It could be your parents' names and Anniversary Date or it could be your own best wishes for a continued Happy Marriage.
An engraved Vase with their names and their Wedding Date or 50th Anniversary is a lovely gift and one that you can fill with their favorite flowers or a gold bouquet to fit with the theme.
Personalized 50th anniversary Celebration glasses are the perfect way to raise a toast to wish them a Happy Golden Anniversary.
You can have a set with your names engraved on which are available to buy in our Anniversary Gifts store here.
Or you could add your own Golden Anniversary message and create a very personal gift.
If you are holding a 50th Anniversary Party for your parents these personalized stemless 50th Anniversary Wine Glasses would be a great way for everyone to toast your parents.
You can have black or gold lettering, personalized with your parents' names, Wedding date or choose your own personalization.
This classic Anniversary decanter set is engraved with their last name and their Wedding Day. It fits with the theme when you fill it with their favorite gold colored liquid.
Of course your parents will remember their Wedding Day from fifty years ago, it will have been one of the best days of their lives. Having an original newspaper from that day will bring back even more memories that they will love to share.
Our archives are packed with old newspapers from fifty years ago and it will come with a certificate of authenticity that we will print your Happy Anniversary message on.
This is a fantastic 50th Anniversary gift for your parents as not only do they have the headlines from their Wedding Day they will also have the headlines from the year they were married.
The year they were married is one of the years that will stick so firmly in their minds and they will remember what they were doing. This book will trigger memories that they can remember together and share with you.
This is one of our most popular 50th Anniversary gifts for Parents and Grandparents and is personalized with their names and their Wedding Date. Plus your Happy Anniversary message will be printed inside.
If your parent's love to do jigsaw puzzles then these two are a perfect gift, you can choose from
If you parent's love to have adventures, then they will love a Personalized box where they can store their souvenirs from their trips it makes a great unique Anniversary Gift.
Personalized with their names and available to buy in our Anniversary Gifts store.
If your parent's love to spend time at home then these personalized Art Prints will make it even more special and look great in their living room.
A great gift for your parents is a photo frame as then they can share their favorite photos and special moments from the last 50 years, or you could even add your own favorite photo of the happy couple.
This 50th Anniversary photo frame and album is personalized with your parent's names and also their Wedding Date.
Plus, there is lots of space for lots of photos inside too.
This Best Couple Ever Photo Frame makes a unique 50th Wedding Anniversary Gift as it is more of a modern take on the golden gift idea.
Your parent's will love that you think they are the Best Couple Ever too.
A traditional Anniversary gift of a 50th Anniversary photo album may feel a bit dated in comparison to a new photo book but the nostalgia of them is making a big comeback.
Fill it with lots of gorgeous original old photos, maybe even ask family members and friends if they have ones that they would like to add and then spend time with your parents hearing their stories as they share the beautiful memories that they conjure up.
Personalized with their names and their Wedding Date.
If you can't be with your parents on their special day you could send them a Golden Gift Basket filled with lots of gorgeous treats for their Anniversary. It is a lovely way to ensure that they have treats on their day if you are a long way away.
Anniversary flowers are a must but they don't last for very long unless you send these gorgeous roses from JustPaperRoses.
They also have gold roses made in lace too.
Both are equally lovely and the paper roses you can personalize too.
Choose to send a single Golden Rose or a Bouquet of Golden Roses.
If you want a traditional present, gold is the gift to aim for.
Your mom may want a nice gold necklace or bracelet. Your dad may want to replace his old watch.
And personalizing these gifts for your Mom and Dad makes them even more special.
Lots of Personalized Gold Anniversary Jewelry in our Anniversary Collection
More inexpensive gifts would be to go for something golden in color, like a gold scarf and necktie.
If your parents are coin collectors, these are great gifts too. Other options for golden things are brooch, cuff links, rings, pendant and earrings.
The meaning of golden here simply means special.
You do not have to be limited by gold things for traditional 50th wedding anniversary gift ideas for parents.
If you are looking for a very personal gift, how about a canvas with key dates from the past 50 years?
You could have dates of when they met, their 1st date, when they were married, when children arrive, right up to their 50th anniversary.
There are some lovely canvas designs to buy in our Anniversary Gift Store.
When was the last time you and the whole family sat down for a portrait?
Why not have an informal family picture taken by a professional. Don't let your parents know that the photographer is a pro and is all set on taking candid pictures of the family to make a photo album. You can pick the most beautiful shot of the family and have it framed in gold. You can help hang the picture in your parents' house. You can also frame smaller family pictures and set them on top of a console or a piano or anywhere convenient.
Call all of your mom's friends who are handy with needles and together make a quilt.
More Homemade 50th Wedding Anniversary Ideas
Most couples celebrating their 50 years together are excited about this big milestone Anniversary because it is a big deal to have got to your Golden Anniversary.
They may remember their Grandparents and Parents reaching this milestone and want to do something special.
They may have simple 50th Anniversary ideas on what they want to do or they may want something extravagant and over the top. Whatever the plan, it is a good idea to discuss everything with them and make sure they are both happy.
If you are looking for a treat that they can enjoy together why not create a book of tokens just for them.
Why not give a gift of love?
A gift of gold doesn't have to be made from gold, there are also beautiful 50th wedding anniversary flowers that are beautiful and golden!
Think yellow roses, gold chrysanthemums and yellow daisies, plus lots more.
Wishing you all a very Happy 50th Wedding Anniversary!
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