Reaching your 25th wedding anniversary is a huge milestone. After all, a quarter of a century of marriage is nothing to be sniffed at! The traditional name for a 25th anniversary is the silver wedding anniversary, with silver representing brilliance, radiance, and the value of such a long-lasting love.
But it can be hard to know what to buy to celebrate such a momentous anniversary – so if you’re looking for some sweet silver anniversary gifts for your wife, husband, or parents, then we have just the list to help. We’ve scoured the internet and put together a list of some of our favourite classic silver wedding anniversary gifts to give you some ideas.
From perfume and cufflinks to coasters and cards, we have all the 25th wedding anniversary gift inspo you need to impress the other half, your loved-up friends, or your parents.
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Silver anniversary gifts for her
After 25 years of marriage, you might be struggling for silver wedding anniversary gifts for your wife. Maybe she already has everything she needs, or you’ve forgotten all those hints she’s dropped over the years. Whatever the case, finding the perfect silver anniversary gifts for her can seem like an impossible task.
Not to fear – we’ve got a few suggestions for some silver wedding anniversary gifts for wife that are simple, sweet, and timeless. These silver anniversary gifts for her are simple but guaranteed to be effective.
Jo Malone perfume
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For a thoughtful silver wedding anniversary gift for your wife, you can’t go far wrong with a bottle of stunning Jo Malone perfume. With the iconic silver-capped bottle, perfumes from this famous range of refined scent will make ideal 25th wedding anniversary gifts. And if your wife already has a signature scent, why not take a look at Jo Malone also offers their luxurious candle range to match, so your home can smell sweet on your anniversary.
Silver needle tea
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If your wife is a keen tea drinker, then this stylish and classic loose-leaf tea from the iconic Fortnum and Mason will make a perfect silver anniversary gift for her. The delicate, fragrant flavours of white needle jasmine tea will elevate her morning cuppa to elegant new heights. And if you want to really spoil her, pair this stylish tin of tea with their classic sterling silver-plated teapot for a silver wedding anniversary that’ll really pack a punch.
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Let’s face it; you can’t go wrong with jewellery when it comes to a silver anniversary gift for her. Romantic, personal, long-lasting, sentimental and versatile – what more could she want from a 25th wedding anniversary gift? To stay on theme, opt for a stunning piece of silver jewellery that she can wear every day to remind her of how much you care.
Whether it’s a silver necklace, a bracelet, a ring, a pair of earrings, or a watch – there’s a piece of jewellery to suit every need or taste. Why not go all out and make this silver wedding anniversary gift really special by getting it engraved. Make it one-of-a-kind by engraving it with the date you got married, where you met, or your favourite word or phrase.
This silver wedding anniversary sterling silver pendant from Not on the Highstreet can be engraved with a secret message for just you and her to share on your special day.
Silver anniversary gifts for him
Men are always tricky to buy for, but especially when you’ve already celebrated 24 anniversaries together! When it comes to 25th wedding anniversary gifts for him, it can be hard to know what to give.
You don’t just want to play it safe with the usual Playstation game, bottle of booze or a new shirt. It’s your silver wedding anniversary – it’s time to go all out and get him something he’s truly going to treasure. Don’t worry; we’re here to help you out with our suggestions for some silver wedding anniversary gifts for husband.
Sterling silver constellation cufflinks
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Stylish and romantic, these sterling silver constellation cufflinks make an ideal 25th wedding anniversary gift for him. Personalise them with the constellations of your star signs – or if he’s a keen stargazer, then you could choose his favourite constellations. Either way, the minimalist design is sure to impress, and style perfectly with his favourite shirt and suit.
Silver birch tree
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If your husband loves to garden, then gifted plants or trees are sure to make thoughtful 25th wedding anniversary gifts for him. To keep the silver wedding anniversary theme going strong, why not give him this beautiful silver birch tree from The Present Tree?
Carefully gift-wrapped, with its beautiful silver-white bark and delicate leaves, this beautiful tree will grow as strong as your marriage. The ideal silver wedding anniversary gift for husbands who are plant-mad!
Silver tie clip
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A sterling silver tie clip is a must-have accessory for any modern man. Whether he wants to impress at work or attend formal events regularly, a silver tie slide will make for a practical and sentimental 25th wedding anniversary gift for him.
To make it extra special, engrave your wedding date, your initials or a special message onto the clip so he’s always reminded of your unwavering love for him. With a classy but understated feel, this makes the perfect silver wedding anniversary gift for husbands who like to look the part.
Silver anniversary gifts for a couple
Have your friends just reached their 25th wedding anniversary? This is a huge milestone and deserves to be properly celebrated, so you’ll want to make sure you get a silver anniversary gift to remember.
Browsing the internet, we’re sure you’ll find tons of 25th wedding anniversary gift ideas for couples – but we’ve narrowed it down to these elegant options that are sure to impress the happy couple. Celebrate their love with these magical silver wedding anniversary gifts that they can both enjoy.
Silver photo frame
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For a sleek and stylish 25th wedding anniversary gift for a couple, this luxe silver photo frame from Vera Wang at John Lewis is a timeless gift. With the infinity knot symbolising endless love, you could commemorate their wedding day by putting a copy of their wedding invitations into one frame, or perhaps a photo of them together and one of the whole family. The perfect silver anniversary gift idea to show how much you care for them both, while reminding them of the happy years they’ve had together.
Silver wine coaster
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If the happily married couple love an evening tipple or chilled glass, then a silver wine coaster makes for the ideal 25th wedding anniversary gift that they can both use. This traditional wine coaster from Hersey is sure to make the ideal silver wedding anniversary gift for them. Engraved with your choice of message, every time they enjoy a fine bottle of wine, they’ll be reminded of you and their silver anniversary.
Silver wedding anniversary photo album
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Buy a silver wedding anniversary photo album like this one from Etsy and fill it with cute pics of the happy couple. You can pack it full of memories, all the way from their wedding day right up to their 25th wedding anniversary celebrations.
It makes for a great silver anniversary gift for a couple to look back on the fond memories they’ve made together. Not only will a photo album provide the perfect 25th wedding anniversary gift for a couple, but it will also provide an excellent talking point at an anniversary party.
Silver anniversary gifts for parents
Have your parents put up with each other for a whopping 25 years? If so, congratulations are definitely in order, and what better way to reward them than with a thoughtful silver wedding anniversary gift?
Choosing a 25th wedding anniversary gift that both your mum and dad will appreciate can be difficult. While your mum might want perfume or jewellery, your dad might prefer a crate or beer or some new golf balls. So, to help you find something they’ll both love, we’ve compiled a list of the best silver wedding anniversary gifts for parents.
Cake and knife server set
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If you plan on celebrating your parents’ 25th wedding anniversary with cake, then a cake and knife server set, like this one from Vera Wang, makes a fitting silver anniversary gift idea.
Featuring a braided, loop-knotted rope symbol, this silver cake server set represents eternal love, making it the ideal silver wedding anniversary gift to remind your parents of all the happy years they’ve shared together.
Sterling silver bottle stopper
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If your parents are wine connoisseurs, ensure their bottles are kept fresh with a silver bottle stopper. This sterling silver bottle stop from Not on the Highstreet can even be engraved with a name, initials, dates, or a short message to make it all the more special. Show your parents how happy you are for them and celebrate their 25 years’ worth of love with a one-of-a-kind, hand-engraved bottle stop – the perfect silver wedding anniversary gift for parents who love a quality glass of vino.
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The perfect silver wedding anniversary gift for parents who live for candlelit dinners, a set of silver candlesticks are bang on theme and can be enjoyed by both mum and dad. This Bloom Botanica set of 2 silver candlesticks has been designed in the shape of a rising flower, ideal for representing your parents’ ever-growing love for each other. The ideal eye-catcher for any table, window, or shelf, this 25th wedding anniversary gift is sure to make a statement in your parents’ home.
Silver anniversary cards
If you’re looking for a sweet, funny or heartfelt 25th wedding anniversary card, then look no further – check out our silver anniversary cards, and our huge range of anniversary cards. Here are a couple of our favourites for a silver wedding anniversary…
Hopefully this guide will help you find the perfect 25th wedding anniversary gift for your husband, wife, parents, or the special couple celebrating.
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