60th Year Wedding Anniversary

Looking for a great 60th anniversary gift or ways to celebrate your marriage? To help, we researched the best gift ideas out there (for him + her) and created this list.

60th Wedding Anniversary: Everything you NEED to Know

60th Wedding Anniversary Traditions

  • Traditional Gift – Diamond
  • Contemporary/Modern Gift – Diamond
  • Gemstone – Diamond
  • Flower – Orchid
  • Color – Diamond White

Let’s look at these in more detail:

60th Anniversary Traditional Gift – Diamond

The diamond has been associated with the 60th wedding anniversary for over 100 years. Diamonds are the world’s hardest naturally occurring substance and symbolize the endurance of a relationship that has lasted for this long.

4 Diamond Ring in White Gold - BILLIE SIMONE

Celebrate your remarkable 60th wedding anniversary with the exquisite 4 Diamond Ring in White Gold by BILLIE SIMONE. This stunning ring features four dazzling diamonds set in lustrous white gold, symbolizing the enduring love and commitment shared over six decades. With its timeless beauty and exceptional craftsmanship, this ring is a perfect gift to commemorate this incredible milestone and to honor the love that has withstood the test of time.

We earn a commission if you make a purchase, at no additional cost to you.

Somewhat less expensive is a yellow diamond. Yellow diamonds are those that have a yellowish tint to them as a result of mineral impurities within the structure. This makes them less expensive than clear diamonds, but they can still make attractive jewelry pieces.

60th Anniversary Contemporary/Modern Gift – Diamond

Diamonds are also the modern gift for the 60th wedding anniversary.

Diamond Paisley Earring Studs

Add a touch of elegance to your anniversary celebration with these dainty paisley-shaped stud earrings in 14K polished white gold. Crafted with precision, these earrings feature a charming paisley design adorned with three natural diamonds, adding a hint of sparkle. These earrings are a perfect accessory to complement any outfit and make for a thoughtful and timeless gift to commemorate your special milestone.

We earn a commission if you make a purchase, at no additional cost to you.

60th Anniversary Gemstone – Diamond

Diamond is a gemstone of so much value but also symbolic meanings. It implies great devotion and long-term commitment, which is why most people choose it as an engagement ring. Diamonds are timeless, beautiful, and highly valued gemstones that will be well received by the recipient. 

3 Diamond Cigar Band Ring in Yellow Gold, White Gold or Rose Gold - BILLIE SIMONE

Adorn your finger with the luxurious beauty of the 3 stunning Diamonds Cigar Band Ring by BILLIE SIMONE, available in your choice of yellow gold, white gold, or rose gold. This exquisite ring features three captivating diamonds that elegantly grace the sleek and stylish cigar band design. With its timeless allure and exceptional craftsmanship, this ring is a perfect statement piece to celebrate your anniversary in style.

We earn a commission if you make a purchase, at no additional cost to you.

60th Anniversary Flower – Orchid or White Roses

The orchid represents love, luxury, strength, beauty, and virility. You can either give an orchid plant or an orchid bulb, which with the right care, will grow into a beautiful flower.

White roses symbolize purity and innocence. They are often associated with love, marriage, and reverence, making them a perfect choice for wedding anniversaries and expressing sincere emotions. They are often associated with the 60th year of marriage. 

White Rose Bouquet at Send Flowers

The timeless beauty and purity of a long stem white rose centerpiece make it a remarkable gift that leaves a lasting impression, particularly suitable for a 60th wedding anniversary. The innocence and elegance associated with cream flowers make them a versatile choice, perfect for commemorating such a significant milestone in a couple's journey together.

We earn a commission if you make a purchase, at no additional cost to you.

60th Anniversary Colour – Diamond White

White is a color that represents purity and innocence. White has several other meanings, such as freshness, and simplicity. It is the symbol of truth, and it is the ideal foil – the contrast against which all other colors appear more vibrant.

60th Wedding Anniversary. Diamond Anniversary. Gift Family Tree Framed Print

Searching for a touching 60th wedding anniversary gift? This personalized family tree is simply stunning, glowing with embedded LED lights. Celebrate your diamond anniversary with this unique, heartwarming gift, the perfect way to show your appreciation for that special someone.

We earn a commission if you make a purchase, at no additional cost to you.

How to Celebrate a 60th Anniversary

If you are from one of the Commonwealth countries, you may anticipate getting a telegram from the current monarch – it is well deserved.
(Wedding Anniversary telegrams can be arranged for 60th 65th, and 70th Wedding Anniversaries. You can apply to receive a telegram by writing to the Anniversaries Office at Buckingham Palace.)

After 60 years of marriage, you have probably seen it all and shared it all together, so this is an excellent opportunity to take a step back and reflect on what you’ve done together and how happy the last six decades have made you.

60th Anniversary Celebration Ideas

Here are some different ways to celebrate your 60th wedding anniversary:

  1. Arrange for a remarkable party.
  2. Create a video with your memories.
  3. Vintage car drive through the countryside.
  4. Scenic train journey with lunch.
  5. If you have not yet enjoyed the ultimate train journey, now is the perfect time to pack your finest outfits and board the Venice Simplon–Orient Express.
  6. Arrange a luxury boat cruise together or with friends around the Mediterranean or Caribbean.

60th Wedding Anniversary Gift Ideas

Looking for gift ideas to celebrate a 60th year anniversary? Here’s some ideas:

When it comes to celebrating the 60th anniversary, you should give your pick more consideration than usual. Many couples may not need or want much, if anything at all, and are likely to have everything they need and be satisfied with the basic, pleasant, and homey amenities of marriage.

Smaller things might make them happy at that point. For example, take them to a special place for dinner or to see a play. If you buy them theatre or concert tickets, ensure they have the best seats. Alternatively, a short stay at a trendy hotel with a spa and rejuvenating treatments may be just as appreciated.

Also, jewelry is always a welcome present, for example, a watch with diamond accents might be for him or her. Cufflinks are also an option; inlays of diamonds may be used to make them more attractive, and modernized with various designs.

60th Wedding Anniversary Gifts for Him

60th Wedding Anniversary Gifts for Her

60th Wedding Anniversary FAQs

Got questions about your 60th year wedding anniversary? We’ve got you covered:

What is the 60th wedding anniversary called?

The 60th wedding anniversary is called the Diamond Anniversary.

What is the 60th wedding anniversary gemstone?

Diamond is the 60th wedding anniversary gemstone.

What is the 60th wedding anniversary symbol?

Diamond is the 60th wedding anniversary symbol.

What is the 60th wedding anniversary color?

Diamond white is the color synonymous with the 60th wedding anniversary.

What are the traditional and modern gifts for a 60th wedding anniversary?

The traditional and modern gift for the 60th wedding anniversary is diamond.

What is the 60th year anniversary flower?

Orchids are flowers associated with the 60th wedding anniversary. Their symbolic meaning is strength, beauty, love and luxury.