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Choosing Beautiful 51 Year Anniversary Gifts

After all the excitement of the 50th golden wedding anniversary last year, the 51st year of your marriage may end up just sneaking up on you. Although you may think that this is not such a major milestone and therefore not really worthy of a major celebration, you would be wrong. 51 years of marriage is no mean feat and so you should pull out all the stops and show your husband or wife how much you love and appreciate them.

If it is your friends or relatives who have reached 51 years of happy marriage, it is time to surprise them with heartfelt gifts that convey a message of esteem and show just how much you think of them all year round. Although it may be tricky to find a present that is unique and special after so many years of marriage, using the themes linked with this anniversary year may help you to source 51 year anniversary gifts that really touch the recipients’ hearts and demonstrate the depths of care and consideration that you have put into finding something truly out of the ordinary.

51 Year Anniversary Gifts Ideas



Gold-Dipped Natural Rose

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Rose Heart Pendant

  • decorated with 21 sparkling synthetic diamonds
  • real rose petals glazed and trimmed in 24 karat gold
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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

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Gold-Dipped Golf Ball & Tee Set

  • dipped in 24k gold
  • a genuine tournament golf ball and tee with pure gold
  • ideal for mounting on a trophy

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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

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Traditional Themes of the 51st Wedding Anniversary

blue themed anniversary gift ideasAfter the twentieth year of marriage, only every fifth year was considered to be worthy of celebration under the traditional system which linked a material with milestone years of marriage. While the 50th wedding anniversary was considered to be a major life event and was linked with gold, the 51st year of marriage has no traditional symbol linked with it.

In modern times, new lists have been created linking every year of marriage with a particular theme, and the suggestions for 51 year anniversary gift ideas is blue sapphires. If you would like to find a meaningful present with especial significance on this anniversary year, why not incorporate this theme into your choice of 51 year anniversary gift?

Facts About Sapphires

Known as the most precious blue gemstone, sapphires are mined all over the world, from Africa to the Far East. They can even be found in the USA, with the largest deposits being found in Montana and North Carolina.

Some of the finest sapphires can be discovered in Kashmir, Burma and Sri Lanka, however Madagascar is the world’s greatest producer of these stunning stones.

Of course, most commonly we associate sapphires with jewelry, however they are used for some other surprising functions. Sapphires are often used in making windows for armored vehicles and in the production of body armor as well as to make shatter resistant screens for tablets and smartphones. They are also sometimes used as electrical insulators and have even been found in replacement hip joints!

Blue Themed 51 Year Anniversary Gift Ideas

While sapphires are incredibly beautiful, they can be an expensive choice of 51 year anniversary gift for your loved ones. If you would like to capture the essence of this marital year while keeping your budget down, why not consider giving a beautiful blue themed gift instead? The gorgeous blue of sapphires is well known, so choose a present for your friends or relatives that reflects this pretty shade.

Some stylish blue clothing or accessories, for example a scarf, or pair of gloves would be an excellent choice. Alternatively, some luxurious blue textiles for the home would look beautiful and will last for a long time as a memento of this happy day. Matching monogrammed blue bathrobes will be appreciated greatly and will look fabulous, while some appealing blue towels, perhaps embroidered with the couple’s names or initials would be a practical and yet attractive token of esteem.

blue glazed roseBlue decorative items for the home are always popular and will stand as a lasting testament to a lifetime of love. A piece of elegant blue wall art, a blue glass bowl or pair of striking blue candlesticks would always look stunning and be an especially significant gift. A blue vase would be an exceptionally useful and yet ornate gift when presented alongside a magnificent vibrant blue glazed natural rose, trimmed with the purest 24 karat gold and crafted into a one of a kind piece of art that will grace any display cabinet, shelf or mantelpiece.

Some radiant blue flowers would be a great way to mark the occasion as being special, so choose from the many amazing blue varieties such as blue roses, hydrangeas or lobelias and create an outstanding bouquet or floral arrangement that will brighten the couple’s home and lives.

Choosing an Appropriate 51 Year Anniversary Gift for Him or for Her

As the theme of the 51st wedding anniversary is blue sapphires, it makes sense to incorporate this stunning gemstones as part of your 51 year anniversary gift for him. A pair of stylish sapphire cufflinks or a sapphire tie pin would look fabulous and would be an appropriate token of love on this special anniversary year.

If you are looking for special sapphire 51 year anniversary gifts for her, a pair of sapphire earrings, a beautiful sapphire pendant or a gorgeous sapphire bracelet would be the ideal present for your wife. She will be delighted to receive such a beautiful and thoughtful gift, and will enjoy wearing her jewelry over and over again for many happily married years to come, thinking of you fondly each time it is worn, and bringing to mind the happiness of this once in a lifetime occasion.


Gift ideas for other wedding anniversaries
50th wedding anniversary gift ideas Gold
52nd wedding anniversary gift ideas Ruby
53rd wedding anniversary gift ideas No traditional or modern symbol
54th wedding anniversary gift ideas No traditional or modern symbol
55th wedding anniversary gift ideas Emerald
56th wedding anniversary gift ideas No traditional or modern symbol
57th wedding anniversary gift ideas No traditional or modern symbol
58th wedding anniversary gift ideas No traditional or modern symbol
59th wedding anniversary gift ideas No traditional or modern symbol
60th wedding anniversary gift ideas Diamond