18 Best 50th Anniversary Gift Ideas for Him

Updated on July 27, 2023 by Eds Alvarez

It’s been 5 decades of love, faith and trust. The years may have turned your hair gray but your love for each other shines through. There’s no better way to express all that love and fondness as you celebrate your 50th year anniversary. Let him know that he remains special to you and that you treasure every moment spent with him. Make him know all that with a special anniversary gift for him.

Choose one that he will always remember you by or one that represents your 50th year anniversary through a gold gift. Whatever kind of gift you choose, you know that he will definitely cherish and remember your love as he receives your gift.

Here are 18 of the best 50th anniversary gift ideas you can choose from: 

18. Anniversary Coaster Set

Introducing our Anniversary Coaster Set, a delightful collection of four slate coasters that beautifully commemorate your special milestone. Crafted with care and precision, these coasters are engraved with a cute anniversary design and can be personalized with your initials or wedding date, adding a touch of uniqueness to your cherished moments.

17. 50th Wedding Anniversary Plate

This 50th Wedding Anniversary Plate is the best way to celebrate 50 years of marriage. This decorative plate and stand is accented with gold foil and classic filigree designs. The anniversary plate’s romantic words and elegant pattern with gold foil is the most timeless and treasured significance. It means 50th wedding anniversary, also known as the golden anniversary, is a milestone to be celebrated!

16. 50 Years Wedding Anniversary

This 50 Years Wedding Anniversary is a unique customized 50th anniversary gift with special information scattered throughout this thoughtful print. The perfect gift for a 50 year Anniversary! Each design is fully customizable.This is a digital print only, therefore no physical print will be mailed. 

15. Engraved Sundial Gift

This Engraved Sundial Gift is the perfect 50th anniversary gift for that special person. This is the most precise and customizable sundial available in the world. Just provide the  address where the sundial will be used and what will be created is a custom, elegant sundial engineered exactly for your location, and your location only! Add a custom saying and your Apollo sundial will truly be one of a kind. The sundial will last for generations, rivalling that of a precision timepiece.

14. Personalized 50 Years Bullet Vase Gift

This Personalized 50 Years Bullet Vase Gift is the perfect gift idea for that special couple celebrating their golden wedding anniversary of 50 years together. Personalize these great glass flowers vases with any 5 lines of text to make the present extra unique and special to the recipients. The flowers will look lovely in one of these vases and the glass vase will last forever!

13. Personalized Magnetic Bracelets

This Personalized Magnetic Bracelets are handmade and is made from high quality European genuine leather material. It has a minimalist design style and can be personalized. It comes in  a set of 2 thin and minimal personalized leather bracelets. Each bracelet is 5mm wide and has a strong hypoallergenic magnetic clasps.

12. 50th Anniversary Charcuterie Board

Celebrate half a century of cherished memories with our exquisite 50th Anniversary Charcuterie Board. Handcrafted from premium hardwood and engraved with elegant golden accents, this timeless piece is the perfect centerpiece for your milestone celebration. Elevate your gatherings and create lasting moments as you savor delectable treats and raise a toast to 50 years of love and togetherness.

11. Iron Sharpens Iron Sign

It 's a unique anniversary gift for any couple. This Iron Sharpens Iron Sign makes a lovely anniversary gift and is personalized with the couple's names. It features, "As Iron Sharpens Iron" with the look of cast iron, this piece makes a great 50th anniversary gift too.

10. 50th Anniversary Personalized Lovespoon

This 50th Anniversary Personalized Lovespoon is a traditional handmade nine inch 50th Anniversary love spoon symbolized by carefully carved interlinked hearts depicting togetherness and unbreakable love. Free laser-engraving of names - one on each solid heart - and a '50' in the bowl of the spoon.

9. Custom Song Lyric Wall Art 

Your personalized wall art will easily hang on the screw. This50 Years Together - All Of Me custom canvas makes a great 50th anniversary gift for your loved one. It makes use of your favorite song or wedding song. Use your vows, first dance lyrics or any other words you would like. Its ready to hang straight out of the box.  

8. Creative Bottle Opener 

This Creative Bottle Opener has black and gold design individual gift box. The golden color and rhinestones add sparkling details to give them a beautiful look. Add extra charm to your classy Gold wedding anniversary party by gifting this gorgeous bottle opener! 

7. Personalized Mugs for Couples

This Personalized Mugs for Couple is a uniquely engraved 15 oz travel mug. It  is made from stainless steel and wrapped with bamboo fiber. This bamboo mug is perfect for both cold and hot drinks - double wall insulated. This is a wooden product so wood grains and color may slightly vary compared to the listing. It's one gift he will surely appreciate and use for a long time. 

6. Gold Glass Clock

This Gold Glass Clock is perfect for the 50th wedding anniversary and marks for a special time worth celebrating! The Jade glass clock has a traditional arch-shape and space below to be personalized with the couples names, anniversary date, and a personal message. This beautiful clock features gold, black, and white accents. It is the ideal gift for any couple celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary.

5. 50 Years Happy Anniversary Wine Glass Set of 2

This 50 Years Happy Anniversary Wine Glass Set of 2 are neatly packed in a sturdy and beautiful gift box, with a greeting card. It is a perfect gift for wine lovers and cocktails, he will absolutely love this gift. The wine glass is made of environmentally friendly glass, which is durable and does not fade easily.

4. Luwint 50th Polyresin Statue

This Luwint 50th Polyresin Statue is the best 50th wedding anniversary gift to celebrate an amazing milestone. This Polyresin Painted figurine honors all that a couple goes through, celebrating how their love has grown over 50 years. It is sculpted of fine Poly resin and meticulously hand painted, with commemorative coin bank function, that lets you save for years to come.

3. Tactical Gift Set


Birthday Gift Set

This personalized gift box set is perfect for your 50th anniversary gift for him.  It's got him covered with everything he could need to throw in his pockets and take on any adventure! This gift is all wrapped up as a thoughtful anniversary gift from you!

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2. Through The Years - 50th Anniversary

You are both Precious Moments collectors. There's no perfect way to celebrate your 59th wedding anniversary than giving him this Through The Years - 50th Anniversary gift. Snuggled on a loveseat, just as you both did when you were newlyweds. This is a beautiful tribute to a love that stands the test of time, showing that love does conquer all when you honor, respect, and trust one another. 

1. Sculpted Hand-Painted Figure Gifts

This Sculpted Hand-Painted Figure Gifts speaks of how truth and love exist. Keep these beliefs alive, and cherish one another. A gift that brings love and a hug as a reminder of your care for one another. This couple figure sculpture is hand made with clearly visible details.

Related: 36 Unique and Thoughtful Engagement Gift Ideas for the Happy Couple

What can I buy my husband for our 50th wedding anniversary?

Choosing a meaningful gift for such a special occasion can be both exciting and challenging. Here are some thoughtful gift ideas that could make your husband's 50th anniversary extra special:

  1. Personalized Engraved Watch: Gift him a classic timepiece with a heartfelt message engraved on the back.

  2. Customized Photo Album: Create a photo album filled with pictures from your wedding day up to the present, accompanied by personalized captions and notes.

  3. Personalized Leather Journal: If he enjoys writing or keeping a diary, a leather journal with his name or initials engraved will make a thoughtful gift.

  4. Customized Map Art: Get a personalized map featuring the locations of significant moments in your relationship, such as where you met, got engaged, and married.

  5. Custom Star Map: Create a star map depicting the night sky on your wedding anniversary date and location, capturing the exact arrangement of stars at that moment.

  6. Personalized Family Tree Art: Commission a family tree artwork that includes both of your names, your children, and even grandchildren if applicable.

  7. Personalized Keepsake Box: A wooden or metal keepsake box engraved with your names and wedding date, perfect for storing mementos from your journey together.

  8. Customized Anniversary Wine or Whiskey Set: Etch your names and anniversary date onto wine glasses or whiskey tumblers for a sophisticated gift.

Remember, personalized gifts carry a unique touch that shows your thoughtfulness and effort in selecting something special for your husband. Whichever gift you choose from this list, it will surely be a treasured keepsake on your momentous 50th wedding anniversary. Congratulations on reaching this incredible milestone!

What is the traditional 50th anniversary gift?

The traditional 50th wedding anniversary gift is gold. Gold is a symbol of enduring and timeless love, making it a fitting representation of a couple's 50 years of marriage. Just as gold is precious and valuable, a marriage that has lasted for half a century is considered a rare and precious achievement.

The tradition of giving gold gifts for the 50th anniversary is deeply rooted in many cultures and has been followed for generations. Couples often exchange gold jewelry, watches, or other gold items to commemorate this significant milestone and express their love and appreciation for each other.

Of course, while gold is the traditional gift, many couples also opt for personalized or creative gifts that hold sentimental value and reflect their unique relationship. The most important thing is to choose a gift that holds meaning for both you and your spouse and celebrates the love and commitment you've shared throughout your 50 years of marriage.

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