Friday, August 21, 2015

Traditional Gifts for a 25th Wedding Anniversary

A 25th wedding anniversary, which is also referred to as the silver anniversary, is a major milestone in a couple's life because many couples do not make it to the 25-year mark. So if you know of a special couple who has been able to maintain their love and their relationship for this long, it is definitely worth celebrating, and it is also a great idea to recognize their special day with a silver wedding anniversary gift.

Like all other wedding anniversaries, the 25th anniversary is associated with certain gifts in particular. Continue reading for a short list of some of the most popular traditional gifts for this special occasion.

Anything Silver
Silver jewelry and any other objects that are made of silver are a great gift idea for this anniversary. After all, it is the 'silver anniversary,' so why not keep with that theme? In addition to jewelry, you can also find pretty silver picture frames, and you can add in a photo of the couple that they will love to show off. Or you can instead opt for a silver vase that can be both decorative and functional, or high quality silver flatware to modernize their dinner set. Also, personalized keepsakes made of silver are a really great way to bring in a unique touch to your gift giving.

A gorgeous bouquet of fragrant flowers is a great way to celebrate a couple's 25th wedding anniversary. The traditional flower associated with this day is the iris, but you can instead give the
couple other flowers that are either their personal favorites or the flowers that they had at their
wedding, such as roses, orchids, tulips, etc.

For the best deals on plants of all kinds, especially if the couple really enjoys gardening together, you can shop online from reputable retailers like The Gluttonous Gardener.

Tickets to a Special Event
If the couple that is celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary prefers to experience new things all the time rather than acquire more objects that they will display or store around the house, opt for a pair of tickets to a special event.

But if there aren't any special events coming to your area that really stand out as something the couple will love to participate in, you can instead give them a gift card to a romantic, fancy restaurant or you can really splurge with other family members to purchase tickets for a holiday in another country or perhaps even a cruise. Your couple will be able to get away from it all and really spend some quality time together, and these memories will probably be a lot more valuable than any material possession.

Because a 25th wedding anniversary is such a big deal, you should put some time and effort into what gift you will give to the loving couple. From plants and bouquets, to popular silver items and gifts of unique experiences, there are many options to choose from, so you can find one that the recipients will truly love.