Any couple that reaches 60 years of happy marriage deserves a truly spectacular gift. There are very few people who reach this milestone, and those that do should be able to expect the admiration and respect of their family and friends. What better excuse can there be for a huge celebration bringing all the family together to toast the happy couple?
As with every anniversary, there are traditions and themes linked with the 60th year of marriage and often, gift givers like to link their present somehow with these concepts. You can choose to incorporate some of these ideas in your own choice of 60 year anniversary gift, or alternatively seek for something a little more unusual that will have a more individual meaning for your loved ones.
60 Year Anniversary Gifts
Gold-Dipped Natural Rose
- presented in an exquisite leather case
- comes with a certificate of authenticity
- fast & free express delivery
Rose Heart Pendant
- decorated with 21 sparkling synthetic diamonds
- real rose petals glazed and trimmed in 24 karat gold
- with certificate of authenticity
Matched Set in 24k Gold Leaf Theme
- includes a glazed natural rose, a pendant and earrings
- comes in a quality leather display case
- a lifetime warranty is included
Gold-Dipped Golf Ball & Tee Set
- dipped in 24k gold
- excellent durability while retaining the playability
- ideal for mounting and display purposes
24 Karat Gold-Dipped Poker Cards
- playable deck of poker cards dipped in 24 karat gold.
- produced to tournament grade standards
- presented in an elegant high quality case
Learn More About Diamond Anniversary Traditions
The diamond wedding anniversary has only been given this name relatively recently, during the late 19th century. This tradition has been linked back to Queen Victoria, who celebrated 60 years on the throne of England by calling it the Diamond Jubilee. After this great event, couples who had been married for 60 years began calling their special day their diamond wedding. The 60th wedding anniversary is now the first of two key years in a couple’s married life known as the diamond anniversary. The second is at the milestone of 75 years of marriage, and it is extremely rare to find
couples that have celebrated this amazing occasion.
Diamonds are thought to be associated with 60 years of marriage because of their enduring nature. As we all know, a diamond is one of the hardest materials in nature, and a marriage that has lasted for 60 years can easily be compared to this precious gem. Some schools of thought also say that the fire that can sometimes be seen in a diamond’s radiant sparkle is like the burning fire of a long-lived passion.
Although there is no specific flower linked with this glorious event, often striking white blooms are chosen to represent the occasion.
Find a Symbolic 60th Wedding Anniversary Gift
Choosing a symbolic gift couldn’t be more relevant than when celebrating such a long union as a diamond wedding anniversary. When looking for a truly meaningful 60th wedding anniversary gift, seeking out something that incorporates diamonds as part of the present is a wonderful idea.
Any woman celebrating her diamond wedding would be delighted to receive the gift of a beautiful real miniature rose pendant, beautifully hand-glazed and trimmed with pure 24 karat gold. Each pendant is studded with radiant synthetic diamonds, perfectly embodying the spirit of this key marital occasion.
Unusual Ideas for Diamond Anniversary Gifts
After 60 years of marriage, the happy couple will already own plenty of items for their home. That makes this event the perfect time to give your loved ones a gift that is truly special. Although a couple approaching their diamond anniversary will be elderly, more and more older people are living very active lives, so you should not feel discouraged from giving your relatives a once in a lifetime experience that they have been dreaming of for years.
If your parents or grandparents have never had the chance to travel, now could be the perfect time. Arranging for them to enjoy a wonderful trip to an exotic location, or even a short break to a lovely destination is the ideal way to demonstrate the depths of your feelings of appreciation for everything that they have done for you over the years.
If the budget cannot stretch to a vacation for your loved ones, a family party is a special way to mark the day. Bringing together family members from all over the world to toast the happy couple will bring the celebrating pair great happiness as there is no diamond anniversary gift more rewarding than spending time with family.
Buy a Personalized Diamond Anniversary Gift
Personalized gifts are becoming more popular in recent times as gift givers realize how much a personal touch means to a celebrating couple. There are countless types of personalized diamond anniversary gift, from elegant cut crystal wine goblets to stylish clocks inscribed with the couple’s names and the date. Luxurious yet practical personalized gift ideas include whisky decanters, embroidered cushions, etched photograph frames and a beautifully presented cake cutting set.
A handmade, unique or bespoke gift truly conveys a message of love and esteem to your loved ones, showing them how important this occasion is in all your lives. The more unusual and personal a gift is, the more it reveals the depth of thought and effort that you have spent thinking of an item that the couple will cherish for a lifetime, and the more meaningful the present is, regardless of its monetary value.
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