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50th Wedding Anniversary gifts for gay and lesbian couples

If you’re looking for some unique and impressive 50th Anniversary gifts for gay and lesbian couples, pull up a seat! Unlike gifts for years 41-49, which were so hard to find ideas for, the biggest issue with the 50th is that there are almost too many options! We’ve narrowed down your sea of choices to our top ten picks. Let’s get started!

Related: 10 Sweet Anniversary Gifts For Gay and Lesbian Couples for Years 51 to 59

10 Impressive 50th Anniversary Gifts for Gay and Lesbian Couples

The 50th anniversary theme is gold, gold, and more gold! That goes for the traditional and modern gift, as well as the gemstone (or, in this case, precious metal) and the overall color.

The only outlier is the flower. Violets are the traditional 50th wedding anniversary flower. However, as Our Everyday Life explains, they’re challenging to work with. So, yellow roses take their place as a modern alternative.

With all of that in mind, let’s check out some amazing gifts for your favorite couple’s 50th anniversary party!

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1. Personalized Gold Plate

This beautiful personalized brass plate from Etsy may not be made of actual gold (can you even imagine how expensive that would be?), but everyone who bought one said it was a huge hit!

You can have it engraved with the couple’s names and wedding date, and even choose a personalized message!

Personalized 50th Anniversary Solid Brass Plate
$169.95

 Each 10.5" brass plate includes a clear easel stand. Personalized with the couples names, date, and a special message or quote. The plate symbolizes the golden anniversary and will be forever cherished!

2. Personalized Vase

If your favorite couple loves flowers, then this vase can be a wonderful gift for their 50th anniversary. It’s beautifully made from authentic milk jugs.

You can find these on Etsy, then grab some beautiful yellow roses from your local florist. They’ll have amazing flowers the day of their party and a special vase to refill for years to come!

Personalized Vase Anniversary gift
$37.50

Jug is made of ceramic. Many of these jugs are glazed inside, which helps for holding water (some are not, though).  Personalization is done with an outdoor grade decal, same as put on vehicles,

3. 50th Anniversary Sundial

50th Anniversary Sundial

I came across these sundials when I was telling you about great anniversary gifts for years 30-39, and fell so in love with them!

They are one of the most expensive gifts for the 50th anniversary on our list. However, you and your friends (or sibling, if you’re buying for your parents) can team up and buy one of these for the most precious couple you know!

The Metal Foundry Personalized 50th Golden Wedding Anniversary Sundial Gift Idea is A Great Present for Him, for Her Or for A Couple to Celebrate 50 Years of Marriage
  • AN ANNIVERSARY GIFT THAT STANDS IN TIME: If you are looking for the ultimate personalized anniversary gift for your beloved one, then we got you covered. We proudly present you, our modern collection of sundials! Choose the right one and pleasantly surprise your partner!
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  • THE PERFECT GIFT FOR ALL: Forget all about tacky and same old anniversary gifts and invest in one of our sundials. Ideal for Golden wedding anniversaries, for him and her, your favourite couple, your parents or grandparents, dear friends and beloved ones!
  • IDEAL FOR ANY WEDDING ANNIVERSARY: The beautiful black background compliments the polished brass detail that will be cherished by your wife or husband. Our sundials are marked with your own personalized message containing up to 80 characters (40 around the top and 40 around the bottom)
  • DIMENSIONS: 6¼" diameter, ¼" Thick Solid Cast Brass, Stands 3" Tall with Gnomon.

4. 50th Christmas as Mrs & Mrs Anniversary Keepsake Ornament

50th Christmas as Mrs & Mrs Anniversary Keepsake Ornament

If you’re looking for beautiful 50th anniversary gifts for lesbian couples around the holidays, I absolutely adore this beautiful ornament!

They also have a Mr. and Mr. version for gay couples as well as different styles for all couples in their Amazon store.

5. Then and Now 50th Anniversary Frame

Then and Now 50th Anniversary Frame

A beautiful option for gay, lesbian and even opposite-sex couples, this sweet (and super affordable) frame from Amazon shows off the happy couple both on their wedding day and 50 years later.

My friend got one of these for her grandparents’ anniversary and set it up at the party, so everyone could see how much the couple changed over the years.

Lawrence Frames Satin Silver & Brass Plated 2 Opening Picture Frame - 50th Anniversary Design
  • Traditional silver metal frame that will compliment any décor
  • Constructed of heavy weight metal and silver-plated; includes high quality black velvet backing
  • Silver plated perfect for engraving
  • Wipe clean with dry cloth
  • Holds 4 inch by 6 inch photo; overall dimensions 9.0 inches by 9.2 by 0.7 inches

6. Personalized Gift for Golden 50th Wedding Anniversary

Then and Now 50th Anniversary Frame

Another somewhat pricy option that is perfect for a sibling group gift, this personalized engraved crystal sign is absolutely gorgeous.

Wouldn’t it look so lovely on their fireplace mantle? Customize the name, date, and even add a “given by” to it if you want. I’d leave that last one off, though, unless you’re presenting it as an award. That could actually be a fun idea!

Personalized Gift for Golden 50th Wedding Anniversary for Parents, Grandparents & Couple, Customized with Anniversary Date, Unique Gift from Children or Friend for 50th Wedding Anniversary (L - 5x7)
  • Design#147-B. Our products are made to order with your requested name and text.
  • TO CUSTOMIZE: Click the "Customize Now" Button on the right.
  • Fast Delivery: Get it within 3-5 business days with Expedited Shipping; 6-10 business days with Free Standard Shipping.
  • Excellent Craftsmanship: Handmade optical crystal awards and plaques with substantial weight. Deep-etch engraving with a depth you can feel; hand-painted colors making the product more appealing than it already is.
  • Need help? Contact us at (855) 855-2288.

7. Personalized Hand-Forged Rose

Talking about impressive gifts, this personalized hand-forged rose from Etsy is just perfect. You can choose to have it engraved with the couple’s initials and wedding date, and also add a base, so it can stay on its own. 

Personalized 50th Anniversary Hand-Forged Gold Rose
$37.45+

Gold rose measures approximately 8.5” tall and is crafted by hand in our traditional forge. Each flower is both durable and uniquely beautiful - a gift that will be celebrated and cherished for the next 50 years.

8. Personalized Canvas Tree Art

Then and Now 50th Anniversary Frame

This beautiful canvas tree art is such a unique idea! Add personalization, including first and last names as well as their wedding date for “established on.”

It comes in 13 different colors, but the gold is just right for the 50th anniversary. I love that the birds aren’t “gender specific,” (in other words, one isn’t bigger or more colorful than the other), so it’s truly a perfect gift for all couples.

MuralMax Personalized Canvas Tree Art - Custom Wall Decor with Names & Anniversary Date - Unique Milestone Gifts for Parents, Grandparents, Friends - Color - Gold - Size 12 x 16
  • A ONE OF A KIND PRESENT MAKES THE BEST GIFT SOMEONE CAN RECIEVE: Look at there face when they open your present that was custom made just for them. Trust us, you have touched their heart forever! They will hang this personalized artwork immediately.
  • A TRULY MEMORABLE WEDDING OR ANNIVERSARY GIFT - Our beautiful unique stretched canvas wall art will make sure your anniversary gift makes a powerful, romantic gesture that will be enjoyed by your wife, husband, fiancee, or any other special person.
  • CUSTOMIZE YOUR CANVAS - MuralMax canvas prints are personalized with your names and special date, making it a gift that will warm your heart every time you see it. Makes a beautiful wall decor for any family home while sharing your family milestone.
  • A ROMANTIC KEEPSAKE TO CELEBRATE YOUR LOVE - If you want to commemorate a special date or wedding day, our unique anniversary gifts for couple will give you a beautifully crafted keepsake that celebrates your love. Great gifts for friends as well.
  • SUPERIOR QUALITY CANVAS ART - MuralMax artwork is made in our South Florida art studio using the latest print technology and high end materials. The customized canvas is stretched directly onto a strong wooden frame with a thickness of .75 inches.

9. 50th Anniversary Personalized Kate Spade Champagne Glasses

These personalized champagne glasses from Amazon are simple yet incredibly elegant, perfect to give the couple during their party as they toast each other.

While the sample says “Mr.” and “Mrs.,” you can completely customize that to any text you want. You’ll even get to choose between three gorgeous fonts!

Kate Spade Simply Sparkling Gold Personalized Wedding Champagne Flutes, Set of 2 Custom Engraved Champagne Glasses for Bride and Groom
  • A TOAST TO REMEMBER - When celebratory toasts are made in your honor, you'll want to raise a gorgeous set of wedding champagne flutes that are special to you and your spouse. Whether they match your décor or the set is personalized with your new shared last last name or joint monogram, a couple's first toast as newlyweds should be complemented with champagne glasses truly worthy of the occasion.
  • Sheer Perfection - Each Kate Spade Simply Sparkling Gold Champagne Flute stands at a sizable 10.5" in height, with a 2.30" diameter and 6 ounce capacity for your favorite bubbly. With brilliant polished gold-plated stems, these romantic champagne glasses match well with just about any wedding's theme, and make a fabulous touch for wedding photos.
  • MAKE ANY DAY SPECIAL - Toast to true love for the first time as husband and wife, or make any anniversary just a little more special. These elegant champagne flutes will become a romantic keepsake that can be enjoyed for years to come.
  • A ROMANTIC GIFT - These elegant glass champagne flutes make an excellent gift for any couple celebrating a wedding, anniversary, Valentine's Day, New Years, or other special occasion. Each set is carefully packaged in an instantly recognizable Kate Spade New York gift box packaging, and matches perfectly with the Kate Spade 'Simply Sparkling Gold' Wedding Cake Knife and Server Set.
  • PERSONALIZE IT - For a heartwarming finishing touch, these gorgeous flutes are now offered in a variety of custom-engraved designs, making an excellent personalized gift idea for your favorite couple that they will absolutely treasure. Click 'Customize Now' to begin your order and choose your preferred style design and text.

10. The Evermore Preserved Yellow Rose

The Evermore Preserved Yellow Rose

Remember earlier how we talked about yellow roses making great modern 50th anniversary flowers? Well, here is the perfect idea to fit that theme!

Evermore uses only the highest quality roses in the world, and each one is truly one-of-a-kind. It’s open to interpretation, but I think it represents how the couple preserved their love through all of these years.

Looking for some unique and impressive 50th Anniversary gifts for gay and lesbian couples? Check out 10 that are sure to touch their hearts!

These beautiful 50th anniversary gifts for gay and lesbian couples will definitely give you a good starting point into choosing the best present.

What are your favorite 50th anniversary gifts for gay and lesbian couples? Share below!

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Last update on 2020-11-19 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

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