The 21 Best 50th Anniversary Gifts in 2022

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Are you still thriving as a couple after 50 years of marriage? Now, that’s something worth celebrating. Known as the “golden anniversary,” this milestone is marked in both traditional and modern fashion with, unsurprisingly, gold. 

Gold is a luxe material that's worthy of your bond together and makes for a thoughtful and enduring gift. Whether you go for a delicate bracelet or pair of gold-rimmed sunglasses, the classic 50th-anniversary emblem will be sure to make a statement.

You can’t go wrong with gifting in gold, but there are lots of other great ways to mark the occasion. With 50 years together, you’ve likely shared a wide range of fun travels and special memories. Commemorate these times with a personal gift, like a photo book of your global adventures or a custom record wall art displaying your favorite songs.

Read on for the best 50th-anniversary gifts.

Final Verdict

For something truly heartfelt and special, the Personalized Metallic LP Record is our top pick. If you’re going for gold, you can’t go wrong with a timeless piece of jewelry like the Liquid Gold Cuff Bracelet, or a gold accented gift you’ll both enjoy, such as the Primrose Gold 16-Piece Stoneware Dinnerware Set.

What are some creative and unique anniversary ideas? 

Half a century is something to celebrate, so why not renew your vows? It doesn’t even need to be a big party, but a special elopement between the two of you. Or you can opt for a thoughtful homemade gift, like putting together a slideshow or movie documenting your time together.

Of course, a party with friends and family is always a great idea to celebrate the occasion. Or, you can opt for a special dinner at home or a return trip to a place that holds special memories for both of you. Whatever you choose, make sure to give your spouse a heartfelt card expressing your love and appreciation.

Why trust Brides?

Brides contributor Hillary Hoffower has over six years of experience writing for the wedding industry, covering everything from bridal fashion trends to wedding decor. She thinks 50 years of marriage is pretty impressive and that you can’t go wrong buying anything in gold.

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