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 54th wedding anniversary in countries around the world…
|Traditional Gift – UK||No traditional gift|
|Traditional Gift – US||No traditional gift|
|Traditional Gift – Spain||No traditional gift|
|Traditional Gift – Germany||Zeus Theme|
|Traditional Gift – Russia||No traditional gift|
|Traditional Gift – France||Sable|
|Traditional Gift – Italy||No traditional gift|
|Flower Gift||Rhododendron Plant|
|Gemstone Gift||Murano Glass|
About 54th Wedding Anniversaries
Looking for something a little different to celebrate your 54th wedding anniversary? In recent years, glass has become a modern gift symbol for couples seeking fresh inspiration after 54 years of married life together.
While you can certainly opt for such classic items as figurines or wine glasses – and we are sure they will be warmly appreciated – this is also an excellent opportunity to go down a more creative and original path.
By now, you should know your partner’s tastes and favorite activities pretty well, so this year move beyond the customary preconceived list of ideas and come up with a gift that really has the wow factor.
How to Celebrate a 54th Wedding Anniversary
Everyone loves a party – and they are a timelessly memorable way to celebrate wedding anniversaries – but think about going the extra mile and adding a special nostalgic touch to the 54th festivities.
Decorate the party venue in a style reflecting that period more than five decades ago, and ask your guests to dress in tune with the era. You could even post pictures from each of your 54 years of marriage on a poster board.
If you are one of the invitees, give some thought to choosing a gift that also reflects the times when the celebrating couple tied the knot.
54th Wedding Anniversary Gift Ideas for Him, Her, Parents and Grandparents
Always wanted to see how glass figures are made? Plan a short break to visit a glass works that produces some of your favourite pieces. While there, you can add to your collection or just watch in awe as these craftsmen and women form beautiful glass creations.
If you are feeling adventurous and willing to try something new, check out a tutorial or workshop on the subject. Once you’ve mastered the craft, suggest that your significant other join you to share hours of fun dabbling in this new hobby together.
If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk through my garden forever.” Quoted by: Alfred Tennyson
Summer Time Bouquet – £29.99
54th Wedding Anniversary Gifts for Him
What can I buy my husband for our 54th wedding anniversary?
Personalised Spirit Level – £18.00, Menkind
England 150th Anniversary Classic Shirt – £50, Lovell
Charles Dickens Classics from – £6.99, Waterstones
Felt Bedside Caddy Large – £25.00, IWOOT
These gift ideas are also ideal for parents and grandparents celebrating their 54th wedding anniversary. Tailor your gifts around their special interests and activities.
Moustache Pint Glass – £14.99, Personalised Gift Shop
Shiatsu Massage Cushion – £79.00, Menkind
Green & Black’s Chocolate Bars & Beer – £20.00, G & B
Duck Solar Light Garden Ornament – £22.99, Selections
Check out our other wedding anniversary pages for more gift ideas.
54th Wedding Anniversary Gifts for Her
What should I buy my wife on our 54th wedding anniversary?
Swarovski Crystal Timeless Bracelet – £55.00
Promises With This Ring Vase – £55.00, Royal Doulton
Literary Lover’s Box Set – £9.99, Waterstones
Hand-Cracked Coconut Big Gift Box – £32.00, The Body Shop
We have a great selection of anniversary gifts for your partner, parents, grandparents and other couples throughout our anniversary pages.
The Really Compact Travel Book Light – £12.99, Waterstones
Vera Wang Infinity Round Keepsake Box – £75.00, Wedgwood
Belleek Living Summer Flowers Basket – £99.00, Belleek
Heart Truffle Boxes Duo – £17.00, Love Cocoa
54th Wedding Anniversary Gifts for Him & Her
Family Tree Personalised Cushion – £14.99, Gift Experience
Handmade Dog Solar Light – £20.99, Selections
Living Summer Flowers Basket – £90.00, Belleek
Wooden Wall Photo Panel – £28.99, Snapfish
Travel & Experience Gifts
Deluxe Two Night Break – £179, RedLetterDays
Red Letter Days Gift Vouchers from – £50, RLD
- Location visit
- Travel and activity gift vouchers
- Adventure days
- Food and drink (afternoon tea for two)
- Country house stay and dinner for two
- Escape to the country (many locations to choose from)
- Luxury spa day for two
- Champagne afternoon tea for two
There is no traditional 54th wedding anniversary gemstone, so let your creativity flow.
- Tie Pin
For Something Slightly Different…
- Travel to Venice and include a day trip to the island of Murano, renowned for its venerable history of exquisite glass-making by artisans, dating to 1291.
- Another anniversary gift activity best achieved, and enjoyed, with help from your loved one… Make your own Fulgurite – a type of glass formed when lightning strikes sand.
Whatever gift you choose, what truly matters is the celebration of lasting love. Simply being together on your 54th wedding anniversary – another richly meaningful occasion – is enough to show your continuing devotion.