10 60th Wedding Anniversary Gift Ideas
Marriages that last over half a century are incredibly rare, due to changing social norms and views about marriage. So, whenever a couple passes the 50 or 60 year wedding anniversary milestone, it is an incredible achievement in itself. What do you gift people who have survived 60 years of marital bliss (and hell)? Diamonds are the traditional choice, but they are obviously expensive! So, here are some of the more affordable 60th wedding anniversary gift ideas.
60th Wedding Anniversary Gift Ideas
Hortense B. Hewitt Champagne Toasting Flutes, Rhinestone Hearts
Champagne flutes are reliable gift ideas for any romantic occasion, be it engagement, Valentine’s Day, or a wedding anniversary. This particular set is decorated with a clutch of rhinestones on the stems of the glass. These heart-shaped rhinestones are a cheaper option to maintain the diamond motif when you cannot afford actual diamonds! The stems of these glasses are silver plated for an exquisite feel. They are not very fragile, and have the perfect amount of heft and weight. They are perfect 60th wedding anniversary gift ideas for couples.
Anne Klein Women’s Rose Goldtone Bracelet Watch
This simple and elegant watch will make a great gift for her on her wedding anniversary. A solitary diamond at the 12 o’ clock position makes it the perfect gift for the “diamond jubilee.” Swathed in rose gold, this metal watch has a bracelet-like design. It has an analog display with Japanese quartz movement to keep it ticking. The dial is kept plain, with a sun ray design, and contrasting logo at the center. Rose gold is again the main shade for the dial as well as the bezel. The watch has a jewelry clasp for closure.
Akribos XXIV Men’s AK439SS Grandiose Diamond Chronograph Watch
With genuine diamond hour markers on the bezel, this is one of the greatest 60th wedding anniversary gift ideas for him. Though it looks very flashy in pictures, the watch is actually very sober looking in reality. The dial is very busy, with three smaller sub-dials made from mother of pearl vying for attention. They display Chronograph minutes and seconds, and 24 hour GMT. The bracelet is metal (stainless steel), and the dial is studded with crystals. The watch uses Roman numerals and a quartz movement. It is also water resistant up to 330 feet.
Amazon Collection Sterling Silver Diamond Accent Heart Earrings
These delicate earrings have very romantic heart shaped drops falling from tendrils. The heart drops have real diamonds for accents. These diamonds are certified “conflict-free,” and do not come from any regions that use their profit to fund wars or crimes against humanity. There are 18 white diamonds on each earring. They come packaged in a custom box, making them wonderful anniversary gifts. With the presence of diamonds, this is one of the best 60th wedding anniversary gift ideas for her.
Personalized Signs by Lone Star Art Wedding Gift – “Lover’s Lane” Street Sign Art
This would make a great gift for couples who are celebrating their wedding anniversary. It is a customized photo of a signpost. The black and white photo of the signpost looks very romantic indeed, when adorned with the name of the happy couple, and the date when they got married. There is a framed option, as well as a plain canvas option you can get. The latter will have black edges, while the framed one has wood frames and a wire hanger.
DazzlingRock Collection Gold Diamond Ladies Wedding Band Stackable Ring
The combination of gold and white diamonds make this a very elegant gift for her 60th anniversary. As a very slim band, it can be worn along with her wedding ring. The rings are available with rose gold, white gold, and yellow gold options. They are also available in sizes ranging from 4 to 10. This particular ring has 21 white diamonds inlaid on the ring surface. These diamonds have been certified as ethically sourced from legal suppliers, and are not conflict diamonds.
Demdaco Willow Tree Anniversary Figurine
The Willow Tree range is a series of small figurines designed by artist Susan Lordi. They depict a husband and wife couple in poses that speak elegantly of love, comfort, togetherness, and longevity. These are perfect 60th wedding anniversary gift ideas for any couple, especially those marriage has stood the test of time. There is an option for personalization, whereby you can get the couple’s names and wedding date engraved at the base of the figurine. This uses laser engraving techniques for a long lasting effect. The figurines are usually around 6 inches tall, and arrive in a gift box with an enclosure card.
DeFaith Gold Everlasting Rose
A 24K gold dipped rose is a great anniversary gift for husbands and wives. They use a real rose to create these figurines. The rose is coated with lacquer using special techniques, and then given an elegant and rich gold trim. The entire process is done by hand by skilled artisans. The delicate roses maintain the charm and beauty of the original flower. You have the option of buying roses with different colored petals, or getting a completely gold or silver covered rose. The product sits on an elegant stand, and comes in a luxury gift box.
KNL Store 4 Picture Collage Photo Frame
This photo frame collage is held together by the words “A True Love Story Never Ends.” Made from durable polystyrene, it has a very elegant black finish. The four photo frames can be used to highlight the different phases in a long married life. This makes it a wonderful gift for a couple celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. There are two different types of frames. It comes ready to be hung on a wall.
Jubilee Celebrations by Wellhaven: 60th Wedding Anniversary Sofa Throw
This is a very romantic and enchanting sofa throw from a small company in Frazer, PA. Made from woven cotton, this 60th anniversary throw is appropriately shaped like a diamond. Inside, there is a very poignant verse about the 60th anniversary of a relationship being a “love that was meant to be.” This gift can be used as a decoration during the anniversary party. Later, the loving couple can use it as a comfortable draping on their sofa. The material is soft woven cotton, making this an excellent choice for comfort all through the year.
When you have survived sixty years in matrimony, you are no longer worried about the value of the gifts. It is the thought and symbolism that matters. Did you like our 60th wedding anniversary gift ideas? If you have any suggestions of your own, please feel free to share them with us.