Traditional, Modern and Symbolic Anniversary Gifts
Below is a list of both traditional and modern gift materials, as well as classic flower and gemstone symbols, which mark a couple’s 27th wedding anniversary in countries around the world…
|Traditional Gift – UK||No Traditional Gift|
|Traditional Gift – US||No Traditional Gift|
|Traditional Gift – Spain||Jet Stone|
|Traditional Gift – Germany||Mahogany|
|Traditional Gift – Russia||Mahogany|
|Traditional Gift – France||Mahogany|
|Traditional Gift – Italy||Jet Stone|
|Gemstone Gift||Jet Stone|
About 27th Wedding Anniversaries
There are no traditional symbols commemorating the 27th wedding anniversary – but that is no reason to be deterred. Twenty-seven years is an impressively long time to be married, and fully justifies a stylish and memorable celebration.
It is also a great time to be as sentimental, funny, abstract or romantic as you feel like being. No constraints: your 27th wedding anniversary is the ideal day for you to say – and demonstrate – exactly what you feel about your marriage. In a positive and nice way, of course.
As this is popularly known as the Sculpture Anniversary – with no traditional colours, flowers or gems (just modern-day ideas) associated with the 27th wedding anniversary – an excellent gift choice is a sculptural piece that will become a valued addition to your home.
How to Celebrate a 27th Wedding Anniversary
Now is the perfect time to visit Rome and enjoy a romantic break while viewing all the magnificent sculptures that adorn this beautiful city.
Alternatively, you could take some sculpture lessons together during a weekend getaway, and artistically re-create a lasting image from your first date or initial wedding anniversary celebration.
If you do plan a romantic weekend away, accompany it with 27 roses, 27 hugs and kisses… and 27 reasons to stay married for another 27 years. After nearly three decades of marriage, spending quality time together alone may be the best anniversary gift possible for many couples. Family and friends will understand.
Even though there are no specific traditional gift options for the 27th wedding anniversary, you can still look for something that touches the heart.
Modern gift ideas for the 27th wedding anniversary feature music as well as sculptures, while generic gifts that are always an excellent choice for anniversaries include flowers, jewellery and furniture – or a moonlit dinner or romantic picnic.
Moonlight is sculpture; sunlight is painting.” Quoted by: Nathaniel Hawthorne
27th Wedding anniversary Gifts for Him & Her… and Parents
The couple celebrating their anniversary might already be avid collectors of figurines or pottery, so consider adding to their collection.
Or, if celebrating your own 27th wedding anniversary, perhaps start a new collection together. Otherwise, treat each other to a luxury spa day – always a winner.
Theme your parents’ gift around sculpture. It does not have to be an expensive gift: sculpture lessons at a craft centre would make a wonderful personal gift, or handmade figurines or pots from a local artisan.
If you think music or a sculpture won’t match their interests and tastes, give careful thought to other ideas that would be more appropriate for the happy couple.
27th Wedding Anniversary Gifts for Him
What can I buy my husband for our 27th wedding anniversary?
Here are some great suggestions for your partner’s gift – and we have plenty more on our other anniversary pages.
27th Wedding Anniversary Gifts for Her
What should I buy my wife on our 27th wedding anniversary?
Looking for more gift suggestions? Check out other ideas below for her 27th anniversary gift.
27th Wedding Anniversary Gifts for the Couple… and Parents
Travel & Experience Gifts
- Location visit (quiet getaway for two or include the family)
- Travel and activity gift vouchers (from Red Letter Days)
- Adventure days
- Food and drink (whisky-blending master class)
- Escape to the country (many locations to choose from)
- Tour, pottery class and lunch at the World of Wedgwood
- Create your own 3D pet experience
The traditional 27th anniversary gemstone is jet stone.
- Tie Pin
Something Different & Unique
- Plan a UK city break, taking in a pottery art gallery visit.
- Buy a “statement” garden sculpture – which can be just about any material (provided it is weather-proof).
- One for the intrepid… travel to remote Easter Island in the Pacific to admire its nearly 1,000 monumental statues carved by the early Rapa Nui people.
- Or visit one of the world’s most famous sculptures… the Great Sphinx of Giza (Egypt), China’s Terracotta Army or the Tian Tan Buddha in Hong Kong.
There have been so many happy memories over the past 27 years. Now is the time to start making and enjoying even more in the years to come.