The 24th wedding anniversary has several different traditional and modern themes. The general traditional theme is anything made of stone. The traditional jewel is the opal. A modern stone for this anniversary is tanzanite. Finally, the other modern gift is a musical instrument.
24th Wedding Anniversary Gifts For The Couple
Lenox Opal Innocence Footed Centerpiece Bowl
When you are shopping for a coupe – a nice kitchen, dining, or home decor item is always appropriate. Although this is not made of opal, it does have opal in the total, so it is undoubtedly suitable for a 24th-anniversary gift.
There are many different items in this collection, especially the Lenox Opal Innocence Footed Centerpiece Bowl. It is an excellent piece that will look great on anyone’s dining room table or displayed inside their china cabinet. Just because it is china does not mean it is limited to the dining room or kitchen. This would also make a lovely decorative piece for the living room, family room, or study.
If you like the opal innocence pattern but are not a fan of the bowl, you will be glad to hear this pattern has many different items you can choose from. Here are some other selections from this collection:
- 4-piece setting
- Accent platAall-purpose bowl
- Dinner Plate
- Footed Bowl
- Serving Bowl
- Serving Plate
Stone and Beam Vintage Looking Octagonal Wall Mirror
This is a fun and interesting shabby chic item for the home. It is designed to look vintage. The mirror has an octagonal shape, contemporary lines, and a distressed paint job. This would be a lovely statement piece in a hallway or foyer or near an entranceway of a shared room of the house, such as a living room or family room.
It would also look nice centered over a side table or a dresser. If you bought two, you could also use them to frame a window in the dining room or living room.
The Stone and Beam Vintage Looking Octagonal Wall Mirror measures 25.5 x 25.5. The frame is made of glass and a solid fir wood frame. It is decorated with distressed white paint.
Stone Sea Life Coasters
If you are looking for a small but cute gift for the couple, you might consider these ceramic and cork coasters. The Stone Sea Life Coasters come in a set of 8 and feature a variety of Oceanic designs. This is a gift that is both practical and decorative.
This set includes 8 stone ceramic coasters (stone being one of the themes for the 24 wedding anniversary) in different styles. It comes with a black iron coaster holder for easy storage. The bottom of the coasters is cork which will allow usage of the coasters without worrying that a table could get scratched or damaged by the stone.
The size of the coasters is 3.9 x 3.9 inches which allows you to use them for all your drinks and glassware, including wine glasses, large coffee mugs, or even mason jars.
Qiyl 3 Panel Japanese Wall Art – Opal Wall Painting
If you want to buy a present with the look and feel of what an opal indeed resembles, you might consider some wall art. Although there are plenty of paintings, posters, and other forms of wall art depicting an opal, I think this piece is stunning. It is a painting where you feel like you are staring at a close-up magnification of an opal. As this is the jewel of this anniversary, this painting is both beautiful and appropriate.
This painting will look lovely anywhere in the house, including a bedroom, the living room, dining room, kitchen, family room, or bathroom. The Qiyl 3 Panel Japanese Wall Art – Opal Wall Painting is 15 x 30 inches and comes in 3 pieces for a more modern look. It is a high-definition pixel pictured printed on canvas in vivid colors.
Custom Star Map
The Custom Star Map is a unique and fun gift for any relationship, whether you give it a wedding present or any anniversary from the first anniversary to the 75th anniversary. This is a customizable present where you give your names, the date of your wedding, as well as the exact location it happened at. Then you will get a star map that reflects what the sky looked like on your wedding day.
The star map will include your names, wedding date, and the exact longitude and latitude of your wedding. It is romantic and unique, a present any couple would be sure to cherish.
The star map comes in 3 sizes, 8×10, 11×14, and 16×20, and it is made in America.
Stainless Steel Skinny Husband and Wife Tumblers
Our final gift selection to give a couple on their 24th wedding anniversary is these Stainless Steel Skinny Husband and Wife Tumblers. These tumblers are just really adorable. The husbands is grey, and the wives is a lilac color, and here is what they say:
- My Wife’s Hubby is Freakin Awesome
- My Husband’s Wife is Freakin Awesome
These are 20-ounce tumblers, but instead of being the typical shorter and fatter tumblers, they are tall and skinny, adding to this present’s fun and unique look.
This tumbler set of 2 also comes with straws, lids, and a cleaning brush. They have a double stainless steel wall which makes them durable and hard to break. Their drink of choice, hot or cold, will stay at their desired temperature for a long time, making this their new go-to tumbler.
24th Wedding Anniversary Gifts For Him
Vintage Opal Sterling Silver Cuff Links
If you are looking for something for him with the traditional jewel of opals, this is certainly a possibility. These cufflinks are made of sterling silver and have some beautiful opals at the center of the cufflinks. These are the perfect gift for anyone celebrating their 24th year of marriage or people who love the art deco style of fashion.
TheseVintage Opal Sterling Silver Cuff Links are handmade. First, the cufflinks are carved out of wax, then they are cast into the silver and polished. Next, the stones are added and soldered on the back of the main piece.
There is so much love and effort put into the creation of these cufflinks! That is the type of gift you will want to give your husband for your anniversary.
HASKARE Obsidian Stone Tree of Life Necklace
Suppose you are looking for a stone present to fit into one of the many themes of the 24th wedding anniversary. In that case, you may really like the HASKARE Obsidian Stone Tree of Life Necklace. Obsidian Obsidian is believed to be a grounding stone that helps people face their fears. It could also absorb and transforms negative energy. The tree of life is a symbol that has Celtic roots. The tree of life stands for the hope of life. This symbol is believed to bring someone good luck in life, friendship and love.
With everything that the symbol on the necklace symbolizes and all the things the stone of the necklace represents, this is a perfect present for your husband.
Amerigo Whiskey Stones Gift Set
Another appropriately-themed wedding anniversary present is the Amerigo Whiskey Stones Gift Set. Whiskey Stones are a way to have your drink on the rocks without the liquor or mixed drink becoming watered down. This is an excellent present for the man in your life that he can either choose to keep as a decoration piece or a conversation starter, or he can use the item as often as he likes.
Decorative: He can display this on his bar, wherever the liquor is stored, or in his office or study. This set comes in a luxurious handcrafted wooden box which would be perfect to set out on display.
Functional: Of course, he could also choose to use this thoughtful gift box. The gift box comes with 6 whiskey stones of varying colors, tons, whiskey playing cards, and recipes.
Fender Blues Deville Harmonica
One of the modern themes of the 24th wedding anniversary is musical instruments. Musical instruments can widely range in prices, but if you want to add one to the gifts you give your husband but do not want to spend too much money, you could always get him a harmonica.
Of course, when looking for a great musical instrument to give to someone as a present, the brand Fender tells you it is an instrument of quality.
You can choose a Fender Blues Deville Harmonica in the A, C, D, or G Key. You could also choose to get a 3-pack or the complete set. This choice may just be to buy this present to give a musical instrument for this anniversary – if so, this would look great displayed in any room of the house. Of course, your husband may already know how to play or may really want to learn this skill!
Breville Barista Espresso Machine
Show your husband how much you understand his love of specialty coffee drinks by getting him a professional-level expresso maker for your anniversary. If your husband loves expresso, he will be so happy to have this machine at home to make as much expresso as he wants regardless of what time of day or night it is. The Breville Barista Espresso Machine has all the bells and whistles you would expect from a professional model, such as:
A built-in coffee grinder
Dose control grinding
Optimal water pressure
Precise espresso extractor
Manual microfoam milk texturing
The espresso machine includes a grind size dial
You should take a minute to think about how often your husband would use this machine and home and seriously consider this as his big anniversary present.
The Ultimate Grilling Spice and Seasoning Set
If your husband enjoys grilling, or you enjoy it when he grills for you, a spice and seasoning set may be the ideal gift for your anniversary. One of the best things about this present is that you can either buy a one-time purchase to try, or if you think he will love it, you can subscribe to get this gift set periodically.
The Ultimate Grilling Spice and Seasoning Set includes 20 different spices and seasonings for him to try. They are divided into four different categories – here is what he will receive:
- The Classics: Cayenne, Garlic Salt, Memphis, Thyme Salt, and Italian.
- Grilling Staples: Chili Salt, Cajun, Chili Onion, Chili Garlic, and Rosemary & Herb Salt.
- Travel Spices: Southwest, Mexican, Caribbean, Jamaican, and Montreal.
- Adventure Spices: Chili Rosemary, Lime Chipotle, Black Cajun, Jalapeno, and Chili Parsley.
GoSports Battleputt Gold Putting Game
If your husband loves golf and wants to work on his short game, he would love this 1 on 2 pong style golf game. Honestly, even if he does not play gold regularly but enjoys miniature gold or just a fun one-on-one match, the GoSports Battleputt Gold Putting Game will be a big hit on your anniversary.
Battleputt is a fun hybrid of pong and golf. This will be fun with another person or can even be played as a party game. This is also a great thing to throw in the car for local or semi-local outings like going to the beach or spending a weekend or a week or more camping! If you are looking for something fun and different to give him, this may be just what you are looking for.
24th Wedding Anniversary Gifts For Her
Blue Tanzanite Greek Floral Vine Diamond Tennis Bracelet
Jewelry is always a great gift choice for your wife. If you want to get something related to the modern theme of the 24th anniversary, you can choose jewelry with tanzanite. This Blue Tanzanite Greek Floral Vine Diamond Tennis Bracelet is a beautiful piece your wife would love to own.
The measurements of this bracelet are 6×4 mm oval blue tanzanite with 1×1 mm round I-J Diamonds for a total carat weight of 4.18 cttw. It has .45 carats of tanzanite and .01 carats of diamonds. The metal the tennis bracelet uses is 925 sterling silver.
This is a pretty bracelet that she can wear daily or wear only to special events if she chooses date nights, weddings, and parties.
Gin & Grace 14K White Gold Diamond and Opal Pendant Necklace
If you want to give something traditional for your 24th-anniversary present, the opal is the traditional stone of this anniversary. She would love this beautiful Gin & Grace 14K White Gold Diamond and Opal Pendant Necklace.
The pendant starts with 6 white diamonds (0.03 carats), leading to an Ethiopian Opal (0.83 carats) set in a round cut prong setting. It has a unique chain – it is called a wheat chain, also referred to as a Spiga chain. This type of chain is created with four strands of twisted oval links. They are then woven together to create an eye-catching, beautiful chain. This style of the chain really goes together well with an oval pendant such as an opal.
This necklace would be a very well-themed 24th wedding anniversary gift.
Granite Stone Pro 5 Piece Bakeware Set
The 24th wedding anniversary has so many different themes you can shop for. One of the traditional themes is anything made out of stone or that has some stone in it. If your wife enjoys baking or even if she just does it sometimes, she will like this gift. This is a professional-grade bakeware set. This set features a mineral-infused granite coating, which supplies the perfect blend of durability, nonstick bakeware, and ease of use. The coating is extra thick, making it scratch-resistant and safe to use metal utensils with it.
The Granite Stone Pro 5 Piece Bakeware Set comes with the following pieces:
- A 9.5 inch Square Pan
- A 9.5 Inch x 5.5 Inch Loaf Pan
- A 9.5 Inch Round Pan
- A 12 Inch x 17 Inch Baking Tray
- A 12 Muffin Cup Pan
Thai Teak Wood Xylophone 8 Bar Notes Mini
The last modern theme of the 24th wedding anniversary is a musical instrument. If you want to give something musical but do not want to spend a ton of cash on it, you can give your wife the Thai Teak Wood Xylophone 8 Bar Notes Mini. This is a traditional Thai musical instrument; however, this is a smaller version of it. It only measures 11 inches in size, so it would be perfect as a display item or something she wants to just have fun and play around with.
It is important to note that most people would say that this is an interesting piece. Indeed, it does not make the same sound that a more traditional musical instrument would. However, it would fit in perfectly with the musical instrument theme of the 24th wedding anniversary, and your wife would get a kick out of how you thought to include a musical present for this special day.
The Allure Beauty Subscription Box
Subscription Boxes are always a fun gift to give someone. You can either choose to just buy one or continue giving this gift monthly for as long as you want to pay. Of course, you can cancel at any time. If your wife loves makeup and wants to try different selections of what is on the market, The Allure Beauty Subscription Box is the perfect gift for that.
Allure tests more than 50,000 products a year, and each box uses that information for the editors to choose the best and top-trending beauty products. Every month your wife will receive at least 6 products, with 3 or more of them being full-sized products. She will also get a mini-magazine with tips as well as exclusive offers.
The price for the items in each monthly box will be about 4 times what you are paying for the subscription. So your wife will be able to save money on figuring out what new makeup selections she likes while still experimenting in a much more affordable manner.
Pukka Herbs Organic Herbal Tea Gift Box
Does your wife enjoy herbal tea, or has she ever talked about how she wished she could try more flavors? This could be the perfect gift to give her. This is an inexpensive gift that you could pair with some other presents, including a special teacup (an anniversary cup). The Pukka Herbs Organic Herbal Tea Gift Box comes with 45 sachets of herbal tea in 5 different selections. Here is what she will receive:
- 10 Supreme Matcha Green Teas
- 10 Revitalise Teas
- 10 Turmeric Active Teas
- 10 Elegant English Breakfast Teas
- 5 Lean Matcha Green Teas
Pink and Gold Apple Watch Series 5
Our final choice for the perfect 24th anniversary present for her is the Pink and Gold Apple Watch Series 5. If she does not already have an Apple Watch, it may be time to splurge a little and give her this present now. This watch is gold aluminum with a pink sand sport band. She will receive calls, send texts and check her email without looking at her phone. The display is an always-on retina display to check the time without raising her wrist or tapping the watch face to bring it to life.
The Apple Watch is also made with exercise enthusiasts in mind, so it has built-in GPS and is swim-proof. An optical heart sensor can alert the wearer when their heart rate is lower or higher than usual. Of course, it also has streaming potential, so she can listen to all of her favorite music, podcasts and audiobooks straight from her watch.
We show this in the Gold and Pink model, but there are plenty of options to choose from, including traditional Apple white, black, grey, stone, and more.
24 Year Wedding Anniversary Gift Ideas Buying Criteria
Traditional, Modern, or Personality?
When shopping for an anniversary gift, you will want to think about if there are any theme considerations you want to take into account. Will you shop based on the traditional theme (opal, stone), the modern theme (tanzanite, musical instrument) or will you shop based on who they are as a person or a couple?
Show Them That You Pay Attention To Who They Are
If you choose to shop for a couple or your partner based on personality, take the time to select a gift that really shows them who they are. Choose presents that reflect their hobbies and interests, or the things they really want or even need but can not afford.
Shopping in this manner will really speak to them and tell them that you pay attention to who they are as a person or as a couple. This means you did not go last-minute shopping because you felt obligated to buy them a gift.
FAQs About 24th Wedding Anniversary Gift Ideas
The 24th Wedding Anniversary – The Opal and More
Are you wondering what the traditional 24th wedding anniversary gift is? For most anniversaries, there is a traditional gift. For some anniversaries (but not all), there is also a modern gift. The 24th anniversary is unique where there are 2 traditional and 2 modern gifts, which makes buying a themed anniversary gift even easier.
The traditional themes are opal and stone.
24th Wedding Anniversary Gifts For Parents
Although, you are in no way obligated to buy an anniversary present for your parents, but it is always a nice gesture. If you choose to buy one, you can start with a traditional or modern theme to show them you are paying attention to how many years they have been married. However, you can also just decide to get them personal gifts.
As their child, you should be well aware of their favorite things, preferences, and activities, which will allow you to give them the most personalized gift they can receive from someone outside of each other.
24th Wedding Anniversary Gift For Husband
When you are shopping for your husband, you should think about what he really wants or appreciate. After 24 glorious years of marriage, you should know what he wants, and it does not have to be sentimental. If you think the thing your husband really would appreciate is a steam gift card to get more video games or a new laptop, get it. There are no rules; it is your marriage, give him what he will like, not what society dictates.
24th Wedding Anniversary Gift For Wife
When shopping for your wife, you have so many different things you can get her. For instance, clothing, shoes, makeup, jewelry, and chocolates are always the perfect stand-by gifts. However, if you know your wife rarely wears jewelry or makeup, please refrain from buying. Understand who your wife is and what she will like. If she takes long bubble baths, get her bath and spa items. If she is a reader, buy her a new kindle or enroll her in a book of the month club. I am sure she will love anything you take the time to shop for!