Although it’s only one year away from your China anniversary, there are plenty of ways to still make your 19th year anniversary special!
We’ve written this article to inspire you in your search for the perfect anniversary gift for your spouse. We explore traditional gifts given around the world for a 19th anniversary, we also look at the traditional gemstone alongside the flower gifts to commemorate the special day.
We’ve gathered a list of our top picks for 19th year anniversary gifts, so you don’t have to worry! From gifts for him, for her, and for the happy couple - you needn’t search any longer, we’ve got it sorted. Take a look below!
About 19th Wedding Anniversaries
Although it’s only one year away from two decades of marriage, 19th anniversaries are still incredibly special!
Your 19th wedding anniversary is popularly known as the Bronze Anniversary, symbolizing a tougher, resilient and more durable relationship after nearly two whole decades together!
5 Unique Ways to Celebrate Your 19th Wedding Anniversary
If you’re the outdoorsy type, what better way to celebrate 19 years than to go glamping?
You can be at one with the outdoors, whilst being one step up from camping to give it a more special feel to your celebrations! Why not celebrate your anniversary on an adventure you’ll never forget?
Visit an art museum or gallery
If you and your partner are both into art, visiting an art museum or gallery is a great option for your anniversary!
You can walk around leisurely with your other half as you discuss the art, and could even make a whole day of it by grabbing a bite to eat afterwards!
Surprise them with a homemade meal
This might be an obvious choice, but there really is nothing sweeter than someone going to the trouble of cooking you a homemade meal. This way you can cook your partner’s favorite meal exactly to their taste and they’ll be blown away by your generosity.
You could even push the boat out and make them a three course meal if you’re feeling fancy!
Go on a road trip
If there’s anywhere you and your partner want to visit nearby but haven’t had the chance to yet, going on an anniversary road trip is perfect!
It’ll give you time to just enjoy each other’s company along the road, and you’ll make a really fun memory out of it! What’s not to love?
Go back to your wedding venue
If you want to do something really special, you and your partner could visit your wedding venue!
Not only will this bring back all of the wonderful memories you made together after you said ‘I do’, you’ll also be able to reminisce about how far you’ve come as a couple since then in your 19 years of marriage and wonder where you’ll be in 19 years from now!
5 Best Wedding Anniversary Gifts for Him
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If you’re looking to spoil your man for this anniversary, you could get him a luxury Tommy Hilfiger watch.
As a practical present that he’s most likely to use everyday, you can’t go wrong and he will be reminded of you every time he glances at it!
If you’d prefer to give your husband a present with more of a personal touch, why not buy him a photo frame and fill it with his favorite photo of you together?
As well as being a sentimental gift, this bronze frame is also traditional to signify your durable relationship!
As a useful and practical present with a luxury twist, you could surprise your husband with a new wallet for your anniversary!
This premium quality Calvin Klein wallet is 100% leather and built to stand the test of time, meaning that he’ll have it for years to come.
This custom star map is a lovely way to commemorate your anniversary, as it shows what the stars looked like the night of your anniversary!
This engraved key chain is a lovely present for your husband if you’re on more of a tighter budget!
5 Best 19th Wedding Anniversary Gifts for Her
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As the traditional gemstone for a 19th anniversary gift is aquamarine, what better way to commemorate the occasion than to buy your wife a beautiful aquamarine necklace?
If you really want to spoil your wife on your 19th anniversary, you could surprise her with this Kendra Scott Elisa Pendant Necklace that is 14k gold-plated and veined with bronze.
Not only is it a stunning gift to receive, but the bronze in it also keeps in line with tradition!
If your wife prefers earrings, you could spoil her by getting her a pair of aquamarine earrings to celebrate your anniversary and to make her feel really special!
Keeping in line with bronze as the traditional meal for your 19th anniversary, you could get your wife this bronze bird nest jewelry holder as a lovely affordable gift.
If you feel spoilt for choice trying to decide, the failsafe for anniversary gifts is always chocolate! Who wouldn’t be pleased to receive these premium chocolates to celebrate a special occasion?
5 Best 19th Anniversary Gift for the Couple
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For a special gift for a couple that you love, you could buy them a wine decanter that will go perfectly in their home.
They can bring it out on special occasions, and will be reminded of you every time that they do!
If the couple in question are big fans of wine and cheese nights, what better way to celebrate their anniversary than with a luxury dining 16-piece charcuterie cheese board for all of their hosting needs?
For any anniversary, you really cannot go wrong with luxury chocolates. As something you don’t generally tend to buy yourself, luxury chocolates are the perfect way to get into the celebratory mood!
Nothing says anniversary like a fancy new set of wine glasses! What better excuse is there than an anniversary to treat your couple to a gorgeous new set of wine glasses?
If you prefer a present to have a personal touch and nod to their anniversary, you could always buy the happy couple his and hers wine glasses as an alternative!
Traditional Gifts Around the World
Typically speaking, traditional gifts for a 19th anniversary tend to vary quite a bit from country to country, allowing you a lot of flexibility in what you decide to choose.
Traditional Gift in the UK
In the UK, there is no traditional gift for a 19th anniversary, so you really can go in any direction of your choosing! Jewelry is always a lovely choice.
Traditional Gift in the US
Similarly to the UK, the US doesn't have a traditional gift either. You could spoil your spouse with a new watch.
Traditional Gift in Spain
The traditional gift for a 19th anniversary in Spain is honeysuckle! You could surprise your spouse with a gorgeous bouquet that smells divine.
Traditional Gift in Germany
Traditionally in Germany, the gift given for a 19th anniversary is pearl! Pearl necklaces and earrings are always a lovely choice for a loved one.
Traditional Gift in Russia
In Russia, the traditional gift to give your partner is garnet. Garnets tend to vary in price and color, but this will give you plenty of choice to choose from!
Traditional Gift in France
The traditional anniversary gift in France is cretonne. Cretonne is a very versatile fabric and makes an excellent gift for a loved one!
Traditional Gift in Italy
In Italy, the traditional gift for a 19th anniversary is also honeysuckle. If you want to change it up from the usual bouquet of flowers, you could get your partner a honeysuckle infused perfume.
The traditional flower gift for a 19th anniversary is chrysanthemum.
The gemstone traditionally given for a 19th anniversary is Aquamarine.
The modern gift for a 19th anniversary gift is bronze to mark and signify your strong, durable relationship over the years.