16 Practical 50th Wedding Anniversary Gifts (For Him)

Celebrating your 50th anniversary soon?

That’s truly amazing, and quite rare these days. Respect! According to one study, only 6% of couples make it to their golden anniversary.

So, what can you get your husband to celebrate this special day?

practical 50th wedding anniversary gifts for husband

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I love getting (and giving) anniversary gifts that are both romantic AND practical.

A practical anniversary gift says more than “I love you”. It says “I love you AND I care about the stuff that makes you happy”.

Below you’ll find 16 thoughtful, useful, creative, and personalized anniversary gifts that he’s sure to love (and actually use ).

Practical 50th Wedding Anniversary Gifts He’ll Love

1. Herschel Novel Duffel bag – Gift for Men Who Love to Travel

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View all sizes & prices on Amazon

The ultimate durable weekender with tons of handy pockets is a thoughtful gift if he constantly travels, or if you’re planning a romantic getaway together.

While undeniably affordable, Herschel’s practical features, attention to detail, and great looks are why I love it.

It has a removable shoulder strap, a cleverly separated shoe slot, a fabric liner that’s easy to clean, and a stylish appearance – perfect for travel.

He may love it so much he’ll start packing for himself

2. Wine Decanter – Gift for Wine Lovers

crystal wine decanter gift for wine lovers
Classy crystal decanter – view on Amazon

If he really loves his wine he’s sure to enjoy a statement decanter secretly (or not-so-secretly) a wine- he’ll definitely enjoy a statement decanter that’ll make any wine taste smoother and better.

This hand-blown carafe is made from transparent unleaded crystal and sparkles beautifully in the light.

3. Vintage 3-Speed Bluetooth Suitcase Turntable

vintage suitcase turntable gift for anniversary
Vintage suitcase turntable – view on Amazon

If your guy loves the rich and warm sound of vinyl, is an avid record collector, or always wanted to be, this deluxe retro suitcase turntable is a unique and meaningful gift he can set up anywhere in your home.

It’s got a built-in Bluetooth receiver that he can use to stream his music wirelessly, 3 speeds, full-range stereo speakers, and adjustable pitch control.

4. Touchscreen Texting Winter Leather Gloves 

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Touchscreen leather winter gloves – view on Amazon

These stylish Italian leather gloves will not only be super warm (lined with 100% cashmere wool) and beautiful, but they are tech- compatible for use on any touchscreen device. Practical, thoughtful, and budget-friendly.

5. GilletteLabs Heated Razor – for the Husband Who Has Everything

heated razor gift for men who have everything
Soothing heated razor for the man who has everything – view at The Art of Shaving 

He may have everything, but he probably doesn’t have a state-of-the-art heated razor that distributes soothing heat with every stroke.

The instant heat from the GilletteLabs heated razor prevents irritation and results in a smoother shave. It’s like combining a hot towel to the shave – but only where the razor is. A truly pampering shaving experience.

With adjustable temperature control, 5 blades, and instant heat at the push of a button, he’s going to enjoy the warm toasty glow on his face every day, reminding him of your “hot love”.

6. Love Tuner – for the Stressed Husband

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The Love tuner – view at Uncommon Goods

Here’s a unique gift that will help him destress whenever he has a spare moment.

It’s a stylish meditative copper and brass flute suspended on a 27-inch chain and plays harmonious music tuned to the love frequency (528hz) – as he breathes. I really like it!

7. Golf Swing Training Aid – Gift for Golf Lovers

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Best golf swing trainer – view on Amazon

If your husband is a golf enthusiast, you can show him your support and love with a device that will help him improve his swing, build more power, and warm up properly.

This golf swing trainer is extremely popular on Amazon, and some golfers describe it as the ultimate device for tempo, timing, and warmup.

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8. Brewing Kit/System – for the Husband Who Loves His Beer

If your husband really loves beer, you can gift him with the ability to brew one himself. He’ll love making his own beer, using a kit or a full system with all the essentials needed for a mini brewery at home (including production, fermentation, etc.)

Here are a few options:

Pico Brewing System – Advanced Starter Kit

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Pico advanced brewing starter kit- view on Amazon

A beginner Kit –Craft A Brew Home Brewing Kit 

beginner brewing kit cheap
Craft a Brew Home Brewing kit – view on Amazon

9. Ergonomic Walking Stick – for Men Who Walk the Extra Mile

gift for people who like hiking
View on Amazon

If your guy loves going on hikes, strolls, and treks – pamper him with this beautiful, handcrafted ergonomic walking stick – for some extra support.

This wooden walking stick is made from a single, sturdy piece of oak wood and it has an ergonomic handle for a comfy grip while he’s out there in nature.

Unique & Personalized Wedding Anniversary Gifts 

Now we’ve come to my favorite kind of gift – personalized gifts.

They are non-generic, more meaningful, memorable, and it’s something they wouldn’t buy for themselves.

Here are some of my favorite ideas:

1. Personalized cufflinks/Tie Bars/Ties

personalized cufflinks for anniversary
Engraved coin edge stainless steel cufflinks – view at Cufflinks

These beautiful custom engraved cufflinks will be engraved with his initials, date or phrase using diamond cutting technology and make a heartwarming anniversary gift for your man.

Cufflinks.com has dozens of more engravable gifts you can choose from, including startrek ties, hidden message tie bars, money clips, personalized socks, and much more.

Here’s another one I love:

2. “I Love You” Hidden Message Tie Bar

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Tie bar with a hidden “I love you” message – view at Cufflinks 

3. Personalized Engraved Hammer – for the Handyman Husband

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Engraved hammer any handyman would love – view on Amazon

If your husband spends his spare time constantly fixing stuff around the house or making crafts – he’s going to love this heavyweight engraved hammer, and he’ll use it all the time.

You can choose from many different fonts, and the price tag is fair. A great gift!

4. Personalized Cutting Board – for the Husband Who Loves to Cook 

personalized gift for the husband who cooks
Personalized maple cutting board – view at Uncommon Goods

Since you are both going to use this one () this high-quality wooden cutting board can be customized to feature both your names – side by side.

This handcrafted (in Baltimore) maple cutting board can feature either your family name or your first name – hand-cut along the top.

When not used, it looks just great on the kitchen counter too!

5. Monogrammed Leather Sunglass Strap

leather sunglass strap
Monogrammed leather sunglass strap –view on Amazon

If your husband keeps losing his sunglasses, or just likes to keep them in check, this thoughtful and handcrafted leather strap can be hand-stamped monogrammed with his name, and has a durable strap.

This practical yet romantic gift will make him feel special and cared for – without emptying your wallet.

What’s the Traditional Gift for the 50th Anniversary?

The 50th wedding anniversary is known as the “golden anniversary. Gifts in the form of this metal acknowledge your precious and valuable milestone because it’s the most timeless and treasured metal.

What’s the Traditional Gift for the 40th Anniversary?

The 40th wedding anniversary has always been synonymous with the ruby. This bright red color, this stone represents the love you share for the last 40 years. No doubt a great accomplishment.

What’s the Traditional Gift for the 30th Anniversary?

The traditional gift given for the 30th wedding anniversary is a pearl. The modern gift is a diamond. Some gift ideas are earrings, necklaces, bracelets, and cuff links.

I hope you liked these 50th/40th/30th wedding anniversary gift ideas.

Do you have a practical wedding anniversary gift idea that I haven’t thought of? I’d love to see your thoughts and answer any question you have – in the comment section below

Happy anniversary day!


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