51st Year Anniversary Gifts

A Wedding Anniversary marks a special occasion two people can celebrate their shared love for one another. As this wedding anniversary emerges, after celebrating your 50th anniversary it can be difficult to know what type of gifts or celebrations can make this day special. 

To make the task of finding the perfect gift a little easier, we have created a guide with inspiration for some meaningful gifts that are sure to be appreciated by the receiving parties.

About 51st Wedding Anniversaries

As the anniversary that follows the special 50th anniversary which marks half a century of two people sharing their lives and love, the 51st wedding anniversary doesn't have such a significant theme. However, it remains to be a wonderful milestone.

The Blue Sapphire symbolizes the 51st anniversary with the word sapphire deriving from the Greek word 'blue stone'. Nowadays, sapphires are available in an assortment of colors, however, it is the Blue sapphire that represents the 51st wedding anniversary. 

Of course, there are many reasons why this stone symbolizes the importance of this anniversary. Associated with devotion, love, and commitment it represents the longevity of the marriage and love of two people. 

5 Unique Ways to Celebrate Your 51st Wedding Anniversary

Throw A Party

Although many may celebrate their 50th Golden Anniversary with a party, this isn't to say that you can't reuse this idea and throw a party for your 51st anniversary too.

For many, an anniversary should be celebrated surrounded by others that they love too. It doesn't necessarily need to be a big party as many may choose to throw a celebration in their home.

Enjoy a Romantic Meal Together

Some couples may prefer to celebrate their anniversary together enjoying a romantic dinner.

Whether this is a dinner in a restaurant or a dinner that you have cooked together, it provides a great opportunity for you both to spend your evening together relaxing and reminiscing over memories that you have shared while enjoying one another's company. 

Go to a Spa

What could be more relaxing than enjoying a spa break with the one that you love. Spas provide a great way to relax while spending the day in the company of your partner.

Not all of your celebrations have to be full-on, as some prefer to adopt the more chilled out approach.

Go Away for an Evening/Weekend

After spending many years together creating some exciting memories what could be better than adding to this catalog of memories by enjoying an evening or weekend away together.

This doesn't mean that you have to travel far, but celebrating your anniversary away from the stress and routine of daily life can allow you to relax and devote your time to one another. 

Revisit the Location where You had Your First Date 

Even after years of marriage, many memories never fade. A romantic way of celebrating your anniversary is to revisit the location where you had your first date.

This is a great way of remembering the early stages of your relationship while appreciating the times that you have spent together since.

5 Best 51st Wedding Anniversary Gifts for Him


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Made from high-quality stainless steel these cufflinks are designed with a big round Swarovski crystal that is dark blue, thus incorporating the blue color of the sapphire that is representative of this anniversary.

Every time they use these cufflinks to fasten their shirt cuffs they will be reminded of this special anniversary.


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Scarves are great gifts for men and women alike. They make great long-lasting gifts that can be worn for years to come.

Made from soft cotton cashmere, this is a breathable and comfortable scarf that is available in an assortment of colors.

Should you wish to stick with the blue sapphire theme you can select the navy color, or there are many other sophisticated options including red, camel, grey, and black.


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While this gift is slightly more expensive, it's a great choice for husbands who are keen whiskey drinkers.

Included in this luxurious set are a modern whiskey decanter, freezer base, tongs, coasters, whiskey rocks, and freezer pouches. 

Chilling whiskey in little to no time, your husband can sit back and enjoy a well-deserved drink. 


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For those who like to receive novelty gifts, why not add to their collection with this fun 51st Anniversary mug.

The detailing on this mug reads, ‘’I Couldn’t Have Picked A Better Husband’’ and provides a great way for you to express your gratitude through a simple but meaningful gift. 


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Why not spoil your partner with a slightly more luxurious gift in the form of a new watch.

Many men enjoy collecting different styles of watches and this is a great way of recognizing your anniversary through a gift that they will get plenty of wear out of.

From a brand that is known for making high-end watches, this Citizen Men’s Eco-Drive Chronograph Stainless Steel Watch definitely isn’t going to disappoint.

The round display features three subdials, placed indices, and batten hands. 

5 Best 51st Wedding Anniversary Gifts for Her


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To celebrate the Sapphire theme why not treat your wife to this gorgeous Peora Gold Pendant Sapphire Necklace.

The pendant hangs on a beautiful silver chain and is enclosed in 14 Karat White gold. The glowing blue diamond is oval-shaped with a brilliant cut diamond positioned just above it.

This elegant gift is a meaningful way of recognizing the many wonderful years that you have spent together.


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If your wife likes to dress up her outfits by adding some jewelry why not indulge in this Gem Stone King Sapphire Bracelet.

Classically designed, this bracelet is made from solid 925 sterling silver, with a grouping of sapphire diamonds positioned at regular intervals between the white natural diamonds.

A more modern gift but something that we are sure your wife will get plenty of wear out of.


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While the receival of flowers is a very thoughtful gift, why not invest in one that they can keep forever.

The Forever Blue Rose is made from 24 karat gold and is resin coated to achieve a lovely blue color. Uniquely designed, the elements of this rose are real but preserved e.g the stem and the leaves.

Coming enclosed in an elegant gift box this is a gift that your wife can treasure for years to come. 


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If you can’t make it to the spa why not bring the spa to your home with this Spa Luxetique Spa and Bath Gift Set.

Inside this box there is soap, rose massage oil bath bombs, shower gel, bubble bath, body scrub, body butter, and much more.

Each of these products has been made from natural ingredients that will soothe and refresh the skin. This is the perfect gift for your wife to enjoy a relaxing evening. 


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Candles are a gift that are appreciated by many. The Anjou Scented Candle Gift Set consists of 4 candles each of which is a different fragrance.

This consists of rose, jasmine, lavender, and vanilla. Rich in fragrance these aromatherapy candles will create the perfect relaxing environment. 

5 Best 51st Anniversary Gift for the Couple


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As a personalized photo frame is a modern gift for the 51st wedding anniversary you could surprise the couple with this thoughtful gift.

This personalized anniversary photo frame is available in four different size options and can be customized with your chosen text on the front.

What a great way to celebrate the love shared between the couple than with a photo displaying the happy times that they have shared.


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A cheese board is a perfect gift for those who enjoy spending relaxing but enjoyable evenings together and with family.

Premium designed, this board features grooves to hold the crackers along with a raised tray for the cheese and a drawer for utensils.

Made from bamboo with high-quality stainless steel utensils, this gift is bound to be appreciated by the couple. 


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An ornament is a great way of celebrating the love and marriage of two individuals. This 24 karat gold ornament from Matashi features two hearts with a dangling diamond enclosed inside.

This figurine is then positioned on an elegant gold base. This is a small but thoughtful gift that the couple can display inside their home. 


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Are you looking for a gift that the couple can reuse for use to come? If this is the case why not surprise them with this personalized cutting board.

Made from bamboo, this is a great quality board that is likely to be a welcomed addition to their kitchen.

The board can be personalized with engraved text that displays the name of the couple and the year that they have been married (established) since.


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Some of us prefer to gift friends and family with lighthearted and fun gifts. The Andaz Press ‘Together Since’ Mug Set is a great gift that the couple is likely to get many uses out of in the future.

As a customizable mug, the text can be personalized to display the year that the couple got married.

Including in this set are 2 mugs both of which are made from ceramic which is UV protected to preserve the quality. 

Traditional, Modern, and Symbolic Anniversary Gift

Traditional Gift in the UK

No Traditional Gift

Traditional Gift in the US

No Traditional Gift

Traditional Gift in Spain

No Traditional Gift

Traditional Gift in Germany

Pasture Theme

Traditional Gift in Russia

No Traditional Gift

Traditional Gift in France


Traditional Gift in Italy

No Traditional Gift

Flower Gift

Their favorite Flowers as there are no specific flowers associated with this anniversary

Gemstone Gift

Blue Sapphire

Modern Gift

Personalized Photo Frame

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