Known as the Diamond Wedding Anniversary, the 60th was being added by Queen Victoria when she celebrated her Diamond Jubilee on her 60th anniversary of accession to the throne in 1897. Originally, being the 75th, the association became fashionable to high society from thereon.
A couple is blessed enough to attain their 60th wedding anniversary. They have been together longer to probably know each other. Most people at this age are not much of a material possessor. The most important thing to decide is to make this event a memorable one. But one thing for sure, they still need any form of love and appreciation. So after all, one could imagine there is still more to be given.
60th wedding anniversary gift ideas are generally diamond-themed. Give diamond rings to each other and let it be a perfect symbol of this day’s affair so that you can cherish the memories associated with it in the next years to come.
There are a lot of ways to celebrate the 60th year anniversary. A party would be great to lighten up the mood of the couple. Surprise them with dinner party for family and a few close family friends. Make it the playground for the minds to meet, reminiscing the highlights of the 60 years together.
In doing so, select pictures of the couple, their children, great grandchildren, friends projected in a screen enhanced with transitions, animations, and music on the era of the couple’s marriage. This would mostly melt their hearts out. In addition, speak of times past and of how much the couple mean of those present looking forward to the future and end with a toast. Poetic family members can add an unusual and catchy ending to the speech.
Use sparkly glitter on centerpieces and work with silverware and crystal glasses to accompany the theme given. You can put together a bouquet of white flowers, since there are no flowers traditionally associated with this anniversary. Garnish it silver-themed gift wrap and balloons.
Modern ideas to celebration would include an exciting and spectacular display of fireworks. The earliest documentation of fireworks dates back to 7th century China where they were first to use it to drive away evil spirits and long for happiness and prosperity. But to the elderly couple, a gaze of that sparkles would mean a never ending love on each other.
Needless to say, this is quite an accomplishment for the couple. AN ideal gift from the spouse would be a love poem or something of a sentimental value. If you opt to really purchase a gift, try a vacation cruise, family portrait platter, signature platters, custom painting, and other personalized home decors.
Endless as it seems, this rare day marks an extra special 60th anniversary gift from the Queen of England, who sends custom messages to someone who is a British citizen. Relatively, US citizens can get their respective personalized messages from the White House, while Australians can ask the Prime Minister of Australia for a greeting.