50th year Wedding Anniversary

gold jewelry and chains to represent the golden weddingCongratulations for reaching the 50th year wedding anniversary. It’s really something to celebrate as spending half a century married is very special and you should both make the most of this momentous day and buy each other some wedding anniversary gifts. As with most of the wedding anniversary dates there are certain symbols, items, flowers and materials that are connected to the celebraion and as the 50th wedding anniversary is so important, the theme of gold is certainly fitting.

Your Golden Wedding, to give it its formal name, is both for the traditional and the modern theme and as gold has such a stunning look and can be used in many ways you shouldn’t have difficulty finding the perfect 50th wedding anniversary gift for your spouse. Although the traditional theme for your 50th year as a married couple is gold the modern day equivalent is gold jewelry and what better way to impress your loved one with some stunning earrings, a ring, or even matching watches for each other.

It’s obvious that the precious material that is associated with the 50th wedding anniversary is gold but it also replaces the gemstones that are normally connected to the dates. This means that you can have a gold themed day and spend time together with gold being used throughout. As you can eat gold leaf, you could have a nice meal with gold leaf making an appearance or you could simply be content with some beautiful gold jewelry.

gold bangles and buckles in a jewelry displayWhatever you buy that is gold as a 50th wedding anniversary gift you can be assured that your spouse will adore it and as we have a great range of wedding ideas and gifts to buy through our website you won’t have to spend too much time thinking about it. You might not opt for jewelry, as your spouse might collect coins and a gold coin for your 50th year together as a married couple would be perfect. There are literally thousands of ideas for wedding anniversary gifts that you could choose from.

As with other wedding anniversaries, there are flowers connected to the 50th year wedding anniversary and that means you can buy flowers online and have them delivered to your door. The flowers for the 50th wedding anniversary gift are usually violets, which are actually plants, but with their stunning colors and unique look, you can really impress your partner with a lovely array of violets.

As this date is so important to you both as it marks such a special occasion in your life and also celebrates so many years together you should really push the boat out and splash out on some fantastic golden gifts. Choose from our wonderful selection of products on our website and make the most of your special date together.

The 50 year Anniversary Facts and Figures

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On the 50th anniversary of your marriage you would have been married for 18,250 days or 438,000 hours or 26,280,000 minutes which is over 1,576 million seconds!

During this time you would have shared, on average, over 136,800 hours of snuggle time (sleeping!) or about 15 years, 8 months; assuming you don’t work together you’ve been apart for over 105,720 hours which is about 12 years, 1 month. You would have by now shared about 39,800 meals together which equates to approximately 2 years, 8 months of continuous eating!