- Gold, Friends & Memories -
Some of the best gift ideas are also the simplestand least expensive...
There are plenty of golden gift ideas for a 50th anniversary.
The question is: what's within your budget?
Solid gold items are generally more expensive while gold-plated gifts can be very reasonable... but try exploring other options, besides gold, to give a gift that has meaning to the couple.
Many couples who reach their 50th wedding anniversary are no longer collecting jewelry. Some are even beginning to distribute what they do have to daughters and granddaughters. Don't give up - there are plenty of other golden gifts that still will be appreciated.
Goblets for toasting can be engraved with the wedding date and the anniversary date. They will rate a place of honor in any home.
As a gift for the couple who love their garden, you have a wealth of golden and yellow options. There are so many houseplants, shrubs and trees to choose from.
You can always arrange a bouquet of 50 yellow flowers for the couplea very impressive and very budget wise option. Spring anniversaries offer yellow daffodils, jonquils or tulips to make a stunning gift. Daffodils and jonquils represent caring and yellow tulips are associated with endless love.
Yellow roses which symbolize friendship, joy and happiness are beautiful for any season. Violets, the sign of faithfulness, are the traditional flower associated with this anniversary and make a perfect accent for golden or yellow floral arrangements.
No matter what the gift, if it is given with love, it will always be an appropriate choice!
More about 50th anniversary gift ideas around the Web:
50th Anniversary Celebration Suggestions - Check the About.com guide to symbolic colors and flowers as well as party themes and gift suggestions.
5 tips for a 50th wedding anniversary celebration - Here's a good survey of ideas for making it heartfelt an memorable.