Wedding Anniversaries: Traditional & Modern Gift Ideas, From the 1st Anniversary through 60th

Ringing in another year of wedded bliss is definitely something to celebrate. As you reflect on another milestone you and your spouse made as a couple, it’s fun to keep the tradition alive with the common traditional and modern anniversary gift themes. 

30th Anniversary

Traditional: Pearl
Pearls are elegant and classy, just like your spouse! With pearl jewelry and mother of pearl options, you can find that special gift for your husband or wife of 30 years.

  • Pearl stud earrings will always and forever be a wardrobe staple.
  • A vintage pearl brooch can class up any sweater, jacket, or clutch.
  • Mother of pearl coasters add a touch of elegance to your coffee table or tablescape. 
  • Pearl cufflinks for him are a great way to stand out from the traditional silver or steel options.
  • Pearl strands are a must-have for any woman. New or vintage, this is a gift she will for sure appreciate. 

pearl studs
Photo courtesy of Pearl Hours

Modern: Diamond
Diamonds never go out of style. And when you’re celebrating 30 years together, it’s time to really spoil your spouse. 

  • Upgrade to a men’s diamond wedding band. Now is the time to opt for something a little bigger and flashier.
  • For Christians, a diamond cross necklace is a beautiful way to show your faith.
  • Small diamond stud earrings are always an accessory staple. 
  • A diamond pendant necklace is gorgeous without being too flashy.
  • If jewelry isn’t her thing, diamond face cream is a luxurious way to spoil her.

diamond ring
Photo courtesy of Gemvara

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