Family is very important to the French, and the golden wedding anniversary is the ideal occasion to celebrate with relatives and friends to make the day even more special. Large family gatherings are typical for major life milestones, and few can be more important than marking the occasion of half a century of marriage for their loved ones.
When it comes to giving golden wedding anniversary gifts France, like many other countries, has many traditions and customs surrounding this key date. You may want to adopt some of these into your choice of wedding anniversary present for your loved ones.
Origins of Gifts for Golden Wedding Anniversary France
In France, as in the USA, the traditional material linked with the 50th year of marriage is gold, symbolically representing the beauty and radiance of a long lasting love that has endured the ups and downs of 50 years of marriage. Gold is also extremely hard wearing, reflecting the enduring nature of a couple’s love, even after half a century of union.
Wonderful Golden Wedding Anniversary Gifts
Romantic Matched Set set
- Includes a real glazed rose, trimmed with 24k gold
- Combined with pendant and earrings from natural rose petals
- Comes in a quality leather display case
Gold-Dipped RoseGold rose
- A natural rose dipped in 24 karat gold
- It is presented in a prestigious leather display case
- A certificate of authenticity is enclosed
- Free express delivery
Gold-Dipped Rose Pendantpendant
- Decorated with 21 sparkling synthetic diamonds
- Created using real miniature rose petals glazed and trimmed with 24 karat gold
- With a lifetime warranty
Floral Golden Wedding Gifts
If you would like to give French themed floral golden wedding gifts, your loved ones may appreciate a bouquet of irises, known to be the French national flower. Represented in the nation’s emblem, the fleur de lis, the iris has a gorgeous blue lustre that will warm the hearts of any celebrating couple and form a meaningful token on this happy day.
Traditional Golden Wedding Gifts France
In France as in America, gifts that represent the gold theme of the 50th wedding anniversary are popular. From stylish gold jewelry to household adornments incorporating or made entirely of gold, there are many lovely traditional golden wedding gifts France has to offer.
Whether you select an engraved, embroidered or painted gift, a personalized present is as popular among the French as anywhere else, and create a personal and yet attractive memento of the occasion that will take pride of place for many years to come.
One opulent golden wedding gift is an elegant 24 karat gold-dipped rose, crafted by hand in a complex process that results in a stunning work of art that is both unique and magnificent. When proudly displayed on a mantelpiece or in a display cabinet in its sleek leather case, it will stand as a testament to an undying devotion and as a symbol of the love and affection felt for the happy couple.
Fun French Vacation for Golden Wedding Couples
For a gold themed gift with a twist, give the extravagant and memorable gift of a fun French vacation for your loved ones. The region of France known as Cote d’Or literally translates as Golden Slopes and incorporates the Burgundy region of the country. Famous for its wine production, this beautiful area of the country has something to offer every celebrating couple, with luxurious hotels, gorgeous countryside and picturesque towns to explore. The recipients will be delighted to receive such a wonderful gift and will form many lasting memories that they will reminisce about together for many more happy years.
French Golden Wedding Alcohol Gifts
France is well known for its high quality wines, and the Cote d’Or region is especially famous for its excellent vineyards. Give a 50th wedding anniversary gift that adopts the golden theme in an unusual way by presenting the celebrating pair with some fine French wines from this popular region.
If your loved ones relish the taste of a fine cognac, there is an especially meaningful gift that you could give. A bottle of Noces d’Or in its especially intricate bottle would not only be a special treat for the happy couple thanks to its rare nature, but it is also doubly meaningful as its name means “Golden Anniversary” in the French language. It is certainly one of the most appropriate golden wedding gifts France has to offer.
French Food for Golden Wedding Couples
A wonderful surprise for your loved ones would be a special meal in a French restaurant with all the family in attendance. Giving your parents or grandparents quality time with their relatives gathered round is extremely precious and will touch their hearts. Enjoy each other’s company while sampling gourmet cuisine in the traditional French manner.
French Chocolate Gifts for Golden Wedding Anniversary
One of the finest golden wedding gifts France can supply is a box of fine Cote d’Or chocolates. A delicious gourmet chocolate treat with a twist on the gold theme thanks to its name, these sweet delights are actually Belgian, however their name originates from French Ghana. Available in dark, milk and praline filled varieties, there are few tastier ways to celebrate the golden wedding anniversary with a French twist, and your loved ones will truly appreciate the thought and effort put into sourcing such a meaningful present.