Celebrating the Golden Wedding Anniversary With a South Korean Theme

If your parents or grandparents are reaching the milestone of 50 years of marriage and you are seeking inspiration for exciting golden wedding gifts South Korea could hold all the answers to your problem.

South Korea’s History of Gold

south korea flagIn ancient times, Korea was divided into three parts, one of which was known as Silla, the Kingdom of Gold. What better place, therefore, to start when hunting for exciting ideas for golden wedding gifts for your loved ones on this most special of milestone anniversaries? Countless golden treasures were excavated from ancient sites here, including the spectacular golden Silla crowns, which are now considered to be national treasures.

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Gold-Dipped RoseGold rose

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South-Korean Themed Floral Wedding Anniversary Presents

The South Korean national flower is the hibiscus syriacus, or Rose of Sharon. In South Korea, it is known as the mugunghwa. Known for its tenacity and long life, it is the perfect flower to reflect the nature of a love that has endured for half a century, and would make a wonderful present to give any couple who are celebrating 50 years of married life.

If you would prefer to give your loved ones a floral gift that will endure for countless years to come, why not give a 24 karat gold dipped rose? Each blossom is picked by hand and preserved in a complex process by skilled artisans to produce a stunning work of art that will find a prime spot in the marital home.

South Korean Traditional Clothing

Surprise your loved ones with an authentic South Korean hanbok, the traditional garment of South Korea. Available in both men’s and women’s versions, this garment is characterized by its simple elegance and bright coloring. Usually worn for traditional celebrations and ceremonies, wearing one for your 50th wedding anniversary would be a lovely way of marking the day as special. When selecting hanbok for your loved ones, incorporate the gold theme by choosing one with Geumbak, or gold-leaf designs. Although in historical times only the royal family were permitted to have gold patterns on their clothing, today, anyone that can afford it is allowed to adorn their garments. Hanboks that feature this especially beautiful craftsmanship will be much treasured by your loved ones.

Ginseng – The Green Gold

Ginseng is one of the most unusual gifts for golden wedding anniversary South Korea supplies. Known as the green gold, it is not only a unique gift idea, but also captures the essence of this anniversary year. Representing a long and healthy life, it is an extremely significant token of appreciation for your loved ones. Ginseng roots can be beautifully packaged, and although they are not the most pretty present to receive, the meaning behind them and the health benefits they supply make it a particularly interesting gift.

South Korea – a Dream Golden Wedding Vacation Destination

South Korea is an unusual destination, as yet rarely visited by travelers. Why not give your loved ones the anniversary vacation of a lifetime by arranging for them to experience the treasures of this unexplored country. With 10 World Heritage Sites and centuries of history crammed into a nation that is smaller than Iceland, South Korea is a fascinating place to discover.

As part of their tour, they should certainly visit the city of Gimcheon, as the name directly translates as Gold Spring City. As a clever twist on the 50th anniversary’s gold theme, the happy couple can explore this popular destination at the heart of the country, and see ancient Buddha statues, the Jikjisa Temple, constructed in the year 418, and explore the stunning landscapes and unusual wildlife in the nearby Sobaeksan Mountains.

Golden Wedding Gifts South Korea Jewelry

South Koreans love their jewelry, and whether a traditional styled piece or a contemporary Western design, gold pendants, rings, bracelets and earrings are especially popular. Giving gold jewellery to your loved ones on this milestone occasion is a wonderful way to reflect the theme of the day, and of course jewelry is a long-lasting present that will bring you to mind whenever it is worn.

For unique jewelry golden wedding anniversary gifts South Korea style, a traditional hanbok hair pin in luxurious gold would bring a delightful cultural touch to the event while reflecting the gold theme.

Gifts for Golden Wedding Anniversary – South Korea Alcohol

If you are looking for unusual alcohol gifts for golden wedding anniversary South Korea has a particularly unusual offering available that will impress your loved ones. Ku Gold Soju is a unique and traditional drink with a distinctive and smooth taste, and of course its name captures the theme of the anniversary year perfectly. Produce natively in South Korea it is a gift that will surprise the recipients and give them a flavor of the exotic.
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