Traditional, Modern and Symbolic 29 Year 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 29th wedding anniversary in countries around the world…
|Traditional Gift – UK||No Traditional Gift|
|Traditional Gift – US||No Traditional Gift|
|Traditional Gift – Australia||No Traditional Gift|
|Traditional Gift – Canada||No Traditional Gift|
|Traditional Gift – Spain||Garnet|
|Traditional Gift – Germany||Satin|
|Traditional Gift – France||Velvet|
|Traditional Gift – Italy||Quartz|
Discover the 29th year anniversary
- About 29th Wedding Anniversaries
- How to Celebrate a 29th Wedding Anniversary
- Common Questions About the 29th Wedding Anniversary
- 29th Wedding Anniversary Gifts for Him
- 29th Wedding Anniversary Gifts for Her
- 29th Wedding Anniversary Gifts for Him, Her… and Parents
- 29th Wedding Anniversary Gifts for In-laws
About 29th Wedding Anniversaries
With your 30th wedding anniversary just around the corner, take this opportunity to enjoy your 29th anniversary and do something a little more low key. Although as always, every anniversary is an opportunity to celebrate you as a couple and the incredible milestone that is 29 years (nearly three decades!) that you have been married.
SEA GLASS HAPPY ANNIVERSARY [Etsy]
A wonderful handmade artwork displaying two birds in love and a heart shaped balloon, all made with sea glass and pebbles. The sea glass and pebbles are collected by the artists from the beautiful Mediterranean beaches in Southern Spain.
The perfect frame for an Anniversary gift.
There is no traditional gift (in the UK or USA), but the modern gift for this anniversary is widely considered the ‘Furniture Anniversary’, a great opportunity to treat yourselves to something fancy for your home or garden.
How to Celebrate a 29th Wedding Anniversary
To celebrate your 29th wedding anniversary, the furniture anniversary, then how about a trip abroad to visit one of the world-renowned Furniture Museums. London, New York, Paris, Weil am Rhein (Germany) and Hong Kong have some of the best furniture museums in the world. From period rooms that will take you back to the 19th century to entire rooms dedicated to a stunningly designed chair, these museums cover it all! A perfect opportunity to take that trip and make a holiday of it..
You have to have the right sort of stone. Peridot for mothers, girasol for lovers, sapphire for sadness and garnet for joy.” Quoted by: Catherynne M. Valente
29th Wedding Anniversary Gifts for Him, Her, Friends and Couple
There are hundreds of different types of furniture you can choose from, depending on personal tastes and preferences. As furniture can be a fashionably contemporary gift, why not splash out on something really chic to make a statement in your home – or help your celebrating friends with an item for their own home make-over.
Your choice this year could be a pleasant lead-up to next year’s 30th celebrations, so especially bear that in mind when buying a 29th wedding anniversary gift.
COMMON QUESTIONS ABOUT THE 29th WEDDING ANNIVERSARY
Q: What is the 29th wedding anniversary called?
A: The 29th wedding anniversary does not have a traditional name; however, its modern gift is furniture and could be called the Furniture Anniversary.
Q: What is the 29th wedding anniversary gemstone?
A: The 29th wedding anniversary gemstone is the Garnet, it´s know to revitalises, purifies and balances energy, bringing serenity or passion as appropriate and inspires love and devotion.
Q: What is the 29th wedding anniversary symbol?
A: The 29th wedding anniversary does not have a specific symbol, the gemstone is “passion” one of the properties associated with the garnet.
Q: What is the 29th wedding anniversary colour?
A: The 29th wedding anniversary does not have any colour popularly associated with it, but the garnets deep red colour would make it especially appropriate for this year’s symbolic colour.
Q: What are the traditional and modern gifts for a 29th wedding anniversary?
A: We do not have a traditional gift for a 29th wedding anniversary, but you could base your choice on the modern gift, furniture.
Q: What is the 29th year anniversary flower?
A: The 29th wedding anniversary flower is Celosia, this flower is a symbol of boldness. If you want to wish someone courage, a large bunch of Celosia will send the right message.
29th Wedding Anniversary Gifts for Him
What can I buy my husband for our 29th wedding anniversary?
For something truly unique, how about a wood crafting workshop? If your husband has never picked up a saw then how about booking a course to learn some beginner skills and hopefully discover a new hobby? Perhaps your husband will start to create a whole array of wooden home and garden furniture! Or at least, you can always drop a few hints… Check out the list below for some anniversary gift ideas.
Have you checked out our gift shop page for some more great anniversary gift ideas? Check for more inspiration across our other pages.
29th Wedding Anniversary Gifts for Her
What should I buy my wife on our 29th wedding anniversary?
If your wife has been eyeing a new sofa, bed, dining table or anything else furniture related then perhaps this anniversary is the perfect chance to update some of the furniture in your home or garden. Take a trip to your nearest furniture shops and make a day of it with lunch out or afternoon tea to celebrate agreeing on which sofa would look best! If your budget doesn’t stretch to a new piece of furniture, then about some of these gift ideas suggested below?
We change our gift selections and ideas every now and again, keep coming back for more gift suggestions.
29th Wedding Anniversary Gifts for Them
For the furniture anniversary, why not take this opportunity to buy something new for the home? A little side table would make a good, versatile, and practical gift. Let the couple choose where and what they’d like to use it for. Alternatively, if you don’t want to stick to the modern gift of furniture for their 29th wedding anniversary, then how about a voucher to their favourite restaurant? Sometimes the simplest gifts are the best ones. Check below for a list of gift ideas.
29th Wedding Anniversary for Parents and In-Laws
If you’re looking for a gift for your mum and dad or your in-laws, how about treating them to a little something for the garden for this furniture anniversary? A couple of matching deck chairs would make a special gift and one to enjoy for years to come. A wooden bird or bee house would also make a very cute gift and something that will look nice in the garden and bring some joy. If you’re still struggling for gift ideas, have a look the ideas below.
Travel & Experience Gift Ideas
- Location visit
- Travel and activity gift vouchers (from Red Letter Days)
- Adventure days
- Food and drink (afternoon tea for two)
- Escape to the country (many locations to choose from)
- Luxury spa day for two
- Country house weekend getaway
- Venice Simplon-Orient-Express trip for two from London
The traditional 29th wedding anniversary gemstone is garnet.
- Tie Pin
Something Different & Unique
- Arrange a London city break and take in some furniture museums – for example, Victoria & Albert or Geffrye Museum.
- Buy antique furniture to add a classic touch to your home, or support a local furniture maker producing creative modern pieces.
- Head out onto the country one weekend searching for unusual furniture in quaint and intriguing village shops.
- Attend one of the touring TV Antiques Roadshows in your area, and later enjoy celebratory refreshments in a cosy local pub.
Fun Facts About the Number 29
- Saturn requires over 29 years to orbit the Sun.
- February has 29 days (instead of 28) in leap years.
- In the Beatles song “She Loves You” the word “yeah” is said 29 times.
- A 29-sided shape is called an icosikaienneagon – try saying that after a glass or two of celebratory bubbly.
Soul-mates are people who bring out the best in you. They are not necessarily perfect but they are always perfect for you. And, after 29 years together, it is abundantly clear that you are great soul-mates.
Whatever you choose to buy for your 29th wedding anniversary, or however you choose to celebrate this special day, make sure it’s attuned to you and your partner’s shared soul qualities – something memorable they will adore.
Whichever way you choose to spend your 29th wedding anniversary, be sure to have fun and enjoy it. Only one more year until your 30th wedding anniversary!
About The Author
This page has been written by Justin Aldridge. Justin is passionate about helping couples to make their anniversary as special as possible. Justin enjoys being creative and coming up with different and inspiring ideas for couples to celebrate their anniversary in style each year.