Gift Ideas For The 20th Wedding Anniversary

20 years of marriage is no mean feat, so mark this milestone year for your partner or loved ones by giving a present that mixes and matches the best themes linked with the 20th anniversary.

Traditional Theme for 20th Anniversary Gifts: China

China, representing elegance and beauty, is the traditional present for 20 years of unity, as its fragility and grace perfectly reflects a marriage which has lasted two decades through care and patience.

Modern Theme for 20th Anniversary Gifts: Platinum

Platinum roseThose who look to the modern themes should choose platinum as their 20th anniversary gift. Symbolising the ability to endure and overcome any challenge, this metal captures the nature of a long lasting marriage's strength and timelessness.

Colour: Emerald-Green; White

Gemstone: Emerald

Substitute Gemstone: Platinum

Flower: The day lily is one of the flowers linked with the 20th wedding anniversary, with its many meanings which include freedom from worry and playfulness. This gift reminds the couple to relax and enjoy being carefree.

The aster is another flower linked with 20 years of marriage, with its symbolism of patience and contentment.

A rose in either platinum, white or green may also be given, in connection with the modern and colour themes of the 20th anniversary.

Traditional 20th Anniversary Gift Ideas

• China sculpture or figurine

• China house items (eg, vase, plates, mugs, bowls, candle holder, jug, flower/plant pot)

Modern 20th Anniversary Gift Ideas

• Platinum jewellery (eg, necklace, ring, bracelet, earrings)

Platinum-Dipped Eternity Rose (symbolising the modern platinum gift theme linked to the 20th anniversary)

Pearl-White Eternity Rose (symbolising the colour white linked to the 20th anniversary)

• Fresh bunch of aster flowers or day lilies

• Emerald jewellery

Dark-Green Eternity Rose or Light-Green Eternity Rose (symbolising the colour green linked to the 20th anniversary)

• Flower-themed gifts including the aster or day lily (eg, fragrant candles, art print, perfume, plant)

Check out this video of the natural Platinum-Dipped Eternity Rose