If you’re looking for the best pearl anniversary gift for your husband or a unique gift that will make your 30th anniversary truly memorable, we can help. We’ve compiled the best luxury and budget gift items for your 30th wedding anniversary below.
30th Wedding Anniversary Gift for Husband
Engraved ‘To my Husband’ Pocket Watch
The Engraved ‘To my Husband’ Pocket Watch is engraved on the front with: “To my Husband – I Loved you then, I Love you still – Always have, Always Will.” It would make a memorable memento of your 30 years together. This symbolic gift will represent the passage of time that is emblematic of a life lived together, knowing that time after time, you will be there for one another. The watch can also be personalized with a special photo.
Anniversary Leather Slim Wallet
The Anniversary Leather Slim Wallet is handmade with genuine leather as well as a tested RFID blocking function. The engraving reads “To My Husband, I Loved you Then, I love you Still, Always Have, Always Will.” It comes with 6 card slots and 1 cash slot.
Black Diamond Tungsten Ring
This Black Diamond Tungesten Ring features a brushed finish in black and it is ion-plated. It features a 0.05ct black diamond accent. It is highly scratch and wear resistant. It’s a great alternative for someone who is allergic to noble metals (gold, silver, platinum).
Black-ion Plated Stainless Steel Pendant Necklace
The Black-ion Plated Stainless Steel Pendant Necklace features a contemporary, boldly faceted black ion plated stainless steel dog tag pendant accented by a vertical line of 17 1.0mm (0.08 CTW) brown diamonds. The necklace offers a statement look and signature details and measures from 26 to 28 inches. Pendant measures 1.6 x .6 x 0.2 inches.
Diamonds By Giorgio Armani
This Diamonds By Giorgio Armani men eau de toilette comes in a 2.5 oz/70ml bottle. This cologne is described as having an icy opening that contrasts with lingering sensual, burning accents that develop into woody notes.
Black Diamond Momentum Lace Climbing Shoes
Though not the traditional ‘diamond,’ these Black Diamond Momentum Lace Climbing Shoes would make a great gift for the rock climber in your life. Featuring exceptional breathability and molded rubber, this shoe is built for ultimate comfort and excels in performance. Designed as the perfect entry-level climbing shoe, this lace-up shoe provides ultimate adjustability for all day comfort at the gym or crag.
Durable Rope Cord Cuff Bracelet
Each Durable Rope Cord Cuff Bracelet is braided with the highest quality nautical rope and includes a high grade stainless steel magnetic clasp. Each bracelet is nautically inspired and comes waterproof. Sizing is offered in wide ranges as well from small to xx-large.
Pearl Beer Trucker Hat
This Pearl Beer Trucker Hat is a unique take on the 30th anniversary gift of pearl. Emblazoned with the Pearl logo on a front patch, this trucker hat comes with a snap closure that is adjustable for a custom fit.
Men’s Short Sleeve Pearl Snap Shirt
This Men’s Short Sleeve Pearl Snap Shirt is another way to gift based on a pearl theme thanks to its unique pearl snaps. The short-sleeve shirt features a traditional plaid shirt pattern and comes in a wide color range. Sizing also comes in a wide range of small to 4x.
Men’s Escape Quest Shorts
These Men’s Escape Quest Shorts are made by the company Pearl Izumi, making it yet another twist on the traditional pearl gift for your 30th anniversary. These padded cycling shorts for men with 9.5-inch inseam and 6-panel anatomic design offer performance and comfort to get the most out of every bike ride, whether it’s in the gym, on the road, or through the mountain trail.
Pearl Export Lacquer Drum Set
This Pearl Export Lacquer Drum Set is one of the best selling drum sets of all time, and is a unique twist on the pearl themed gift. The set offers high quality and a value-based price and continues to improve on the company’s 30-year history with features like reference-inspired shell composition, a choice of high gloss lacquer finishes, and a 830 series hardware package.
This five-piece drum set features a 22×18 bass drum, a 16×16 floor tom, both 13×9 and 12×8 toms, and a 14×5.5 snare.
Reflective Sea Shell with an Artificial Pearl
For a paperweight or desk accessory to remind you of your 30 years of love, give your husband this Reflective Sea Shell with an Artificial Pearl. The reflective and shiny gift measures in at a smaller 1.57 x 1.18 inches, perfect for a small token of your affection. It is also made of faceted Crystal cuts that create brilliant and beautiful reflections.
Handmade Mother of Pearl Pen
For a husband that loves to write, gift them this Handmade Mother of Pearl Pen. This handcrafted pen features long panels of natural abalone that have a smooth finish and rich color of shell thanks to a manually polishing. The fittings of the pen are all are made from solid brass metal with shiny chrome finish.
Pearl Beach Themed Night Light
For a truly unique pearl themed gift, give this Pearl Beach Themed Night Light. This color changing clam shell lamp comes in two sizes and is battery operated. The clouds and mist in the pearl float as the eight colors change.
30th Wedding Anniversary Gift for Wife
Women’s Thin and Stackable Silicone Rings
Have a wife that loves to be active at work or on the weekends camping or working out? Gift her these Women’s Thin and Stackable Silicone Rings. These silicone wedding bands will be great for replacing formal wedding bands to keep them safe from being scratched or damaged. They are made to be durable as well as flexible and also come in a variety of styles and sizing.
Pearl Tenderness Soy Candle
The Pearl Tenderness Soy Candle is housed in a minimalist yet elegant vessel that puts a unique twist on a pearl themed gift. This high-intensity scented soy candle is infused with the finest essential oils and burns evenly, lasting for up to 57 hours.
Mother of Pearl Table Lamp
This Mother of Pearl Table Lamp offers an intricate pattern of small mother of pearl blocks that makes the lamp unique and textural without being too flashy. In fact, the rectangular, block shape of the lamp’s body and shade further accentuates the block texture of the mother of pearl inlay. The lamp measures 29.5 inches high and 14 inches wide.
Mother of Pearl Heart and Cross Locket Necklace
This stunning Mother of Pearl Heart and Cross Locket Necklace is featured in the premiere Amazon Collection. The collection features hand picked, top-rated jewelry items such as this sterling silver locket necklace. The necklace measures 18 inches and features a locket mother of pearl inlay and a sterling silver cross.
Kate Spade New York Disco Pansy Studs
For the kate spade or flower lover, these kate spade new york Disco Pansy Stud Earrings would make a great pearl themed gift. The gold-tone flower studs feature synthetic pearl petals and round sparkling centerpieces. Drop length is 2 inches.
Pearl Wedding Anniversary Ideas for Husband
Black Pearl Formal Cuff links and Studs Set
A great pearl themed gift is this Black Pearl Cuff links and Studs Set. This Black Swarovski simulated pearl set includes both cuff links and studs. Each set comes in a sleek clamshell box that snaps shut and is ready for gift giving.
Vietnamese Handcarved Spoon Set
This Vietnamese Handcarved Spoon Set comes in a creamy-white, mother of pearl setting. They are food safe and measure 4.75 x 1 inches. They are multi-use and are hand polished to be more easily washed in higher heat settings.
Mother of Pearl Folding Knife
This Mother of Pearl Folding Knife is 4.75 inches in closed length. The blade is made of stainless steel with a thumb stud for easy opening. The handle is made of Mother of Pearl with brass bolsters.
Mother of Pearl Square Mosaic Stool
This contemporary Mother of Pearl Square Mosaic Stool adds instant luxury to any living room. Crafted with shimmering faux mother-of-pearl in multiple shades of blue, designers use it as a side table or extra seat. The stool measures 15.7 x 15.7 x 19.5 inches.
Solid Brass Mother of Pearl Reading Magnifying Glass
This Solid Brass Mother of Pearl Reading Magnifying Glass has 10x magnifying power and is fully handmade of solid brass and mother of pearl. This glass can be used to read or would make an attractive and sophisticated office or study desk accessory. Lance measures 4 inches.
White Pearl Folding Pocket Knife
This Wild Turkey White Pearl Folding Pocket Knife is not only functional, but beautiful as well. It is handmade and measures 4.5 inches when closed. It comes with a pearl handle with a pocket clip. The stainless steel blade measures 3.5 inches.
Sterling Silver Mother of Pearl/Crystal Banded Cufflinks
Each set of Sterling Silver Mother of Pearl/Crystal Banded Cufflinks are crafted with black Mother of Pearl that is directly imported from the pearl farms of Tahiti. These cufflinks are also mounted on .925 Sterling Silver. This combination makes a truly unique and impressive gift for your husband.
Dragon Cultured Pearl in Oyster Necklace
For the dragon or medieval lover, this Dragon Cultured Pearl in Oyster Necklace offers a unique gift option. This gift will allow the giftee to harvest their own Genuine Freshwater Cultured Pearl that they can place in their 1-inch dragon locket pendant. The kit comes with an 18 inch long chain, an instruction booklet, and a tool to open the oyster.
Pearl Bonsai Table Lamp
This Pearl Bonsai Table Lamp is truly one of a kind. The Bonsai style design comes with 36 pearl-shaped LEDs emitting warm white light, creating a romantic atmosphere. The branches can also be bent and adjusted and rotated up and down to create a natural appearance.
Invicta Men’s Pro Diver Mother-Of-Pearl Watch
The Invicta Men’s Pro Diver Mother-Of-Pearl Watch offers a stylishly classic watch that is built with confident prowess and fortitude. The watch is crafted with a white mother of pearl dial and gold tone stainless steel band. The watch has a 47mm stainless steel case with a screw-down crown and is 300 meter water resistant.
Freshwater Pearl Bracelet
This handcrafted Freshwater Pearl Bracelet offers a mixture of leather with stones that gives an earthy vibe that fits any ocean and nature lover. The bracelet’s stones are natural freshwater pearls and black lava beads. It’s hypoallergenic setting also uses antique bronze copper core wire and genuine leather. The bracelet’s size is adjustable ranging from 7.5 inches to 8.0 inches to easily fit more wrist sizes in both women and men.
Pearl Wedding Anniversary Ideas for Wife
Mother Of Pearl Champagne Toasting Flutes
Celebrate your 30th anniversary with this set of two Mother of Pearl Champagne Toasting Flutes. Each glass is 9.25 inches tall and holds 8 ounces and is accented with steel as well as mother of pearl.
Mother of Pearl Spun Bamboo Vase
This beautiful Mother of Pearl Spun Bamboo Vase would make a great addition to your home. It comes with Brown Ting with Cream Blossoms to add a bit of floral greenery to your décor as well. Item measures 22 x 22 x 56 inches.
Anne Klein Mother of Pearl Accent Watch
The Anne Klein Mother of Pearl Accent Watch offers a slightly domed mineral crystal lens as well as a mother-of-pearl dial with rose gold-tone hands and glitter accented markers. It is a sophisticated gift that has a modern twist. It comes with a leather strap and is water resistant up to 30 meters.
Mother of Pearl Photo Picture Frame
The Mother of Pearl Photo Picture Frame features beautiful mother of pearl accents in its 5×7 frame. It is finished with a black flocked back and can stand both in Portrait and Landscape format. Let it hold one of your favorite memories!
Mother of Pearl Home Placemats
This set of six Mother of Pearl Home Placemats would make a beautiful addition to any kitchen or dining room table. They measure 18 x 12 inches and can be used indoors or outside. They can also be rolled up for easy storage.
Single Floating Pearl Necklace
This Single Floating Pearl Necklace is simple and classic. It showcases a single freshwater pearl floating on a sterling silver necklace chain. The 18 inch necklace comes in three different color chain and pearl colors.
Mother of Pearl Inlay Coconut Bowls
These Mother of Pearl Inlay Coconut Bowls are made from 100% natural coconut shells and genuine mother of pearl. No two bowls are exactly alike. You can use the two-bowl set either for dry foods and snacks or as decoration for your home. The bowls come in varying sizes and are all made by MadeTerra – a local maker-to-market company by artisans in Vietnam.
Cultured Pearl Beaded Bolo Bracelet
Gift a touch of opulence with this Cultured Pearl Beaded Bolo Bracelet. This sterling silver cultured freshwater pearl bracelet is adjustable in size thanks to its clasp-free design with adjustable slider for the perfect fit. The bracelet’s white pearls and beaded design add a luxurious touch as well.
Mother of Pearl Inlay Serving Tray
This luxurious Mother of Pearl Inlay Serving Tray is handmade and is multipurpose thanks to cut out handles on each end. The trey comes in three sizes – small, medium, and large – with each unique piece being inlaid by mother of pearl shelling.
Handmade Mother of Pearl Dish
This Handmade Mother of Pearl Dish is handcrafted from black mother-of-pearl and has silver plated feet. The dish is also multi-functional for dry foods or small items such as jewelry (perfect for a wedding ring holder!). Dimension: Approximately 4.5 x 4.5 inches.
Handmade Mother of Pearl Inlaid Side Table
If you are looking for a way to impress your spouse with a nice piece of art for your anniversary, then this is it. This Handmade Mother of Pearl Inlaid Side Table is also known as an Egyptian Art table. It is made of wood and features all hand-inlaid, high quality mother of pearl cuts. The largest outer diameter of the table measures 19.4 inches. The height of the table is about 20 inches.
Freshwater Pearl Cross Pendant Charm
This stunning Freshwater Pearl Cross Pendant Charm Necklace is made of beautiful freshwater pearls as well as high quality sterling silver. The pendant measures approximately 1.7 x 1 inches and does not come with it’s own chain.
Callebaut Milk Chocolate Crispearls
These Callebaut Milk Chocolate Crispearls offer a unique take on the pearl shape. Featuring toasted biscuit centers, Callebaut Crispearls are dipped in silky milk chocolate. The crispearls come in a 1.76 pound bag.
Golden Winged Angel Mug
This Golden Winged Angel Mug offers a pearl glaze and gold finish that is truly unique. The mug can hold up to roughly 8 ounces of liquid and is food safe for a variety of beverages.
Long Stem Pearl Ivory Gold Rose
For the woman who loves gold, pearls and roses, this Long Stem Pearl Ivory Gold Rose would make a memorable gift. Each rose comes in 24kt gold dip and it’s own clear vase.
14K Gold Circle Pendant Letter Necklace
This 14K Gold Plated Circle Pendant Letter Necklace is made of a high-quality natural mother of pearl shell and AAA cubic zirconia letter pendant, featuring an iced out letter of your choice. The necklace is made out of sterling silver and is 14K Gold Plated. Chain Length: 18 inches +2 inch extender. Pendant Size: 0.55 x 0.55 inches.
Black Freshwater Cultured Pearl Stretch Bracelet
This luxurious Black Freshwater Cultured Pearl Stretch Bracelet offers a unique twist on the traditional pearl bracelet. Measuring in at 7 inches, it can stretch to accommodate a variety of wrist sizes. The pearls are freshwater pearls and measure between 6-7 mm.
Freshwater Cultured Pearl Choker Necklace
This Freshwater Cultured Pearl Choker Necklace would make a great gift for a woman who likes smaller or more dainty jewelry. Each pearl is sized between 3 and 4 mm and the necklace itself is made out of freshwater cultured pearls and solid brass that is 18K gold plated.
Diamond 30th Anniversary Gifts
Diamond Whiskey Glasses Set
Inspired by diamonds, the unique shape of this Diamond Whiskey Glasses Set allows your drink to aerate as it is poured and swirled inside the glass. Perfect for whiskey, bourbon, scotch, wine and more. The diamond-shaped glasses set features anti-rocking, spill-proof, 50-degree tilted angle for a unique drinking experience. Set comes in two, four or six glasses.
Diamond Painting Kits for Adults
This Diamond Painting Kits for Adults offers couples a unique way to bond by creating art together. The set features canvas, round diamonds, tools, and full drill. The finished canvas size is 15.7 x 11.8 inches.
Solid Stainless Steel Textured Diamond Cufflinks
These polished Solid Stainless Steel Textured Diamond Cufflinks would make a great ‘diamond’ themed gift for your husband. They are made of stainless steel and have 18k gold and small diamond accents as well. It would make a beautiful, classic and memorable gift.
Gold Plated Diamond Link Bracelet
The Gold Plated Diamond Link Bracelet is the ultimate in contemporary styling, featuring diamond accents and fancy bar links. The beaded pave-style design gives the illusion of sparkling diamond shine. It is plated in 18k yellow gold and measures 8.5 inches in length.
Genuine Diamond Pave Two Tone Ribbed Ring
This stunning Genuine Diamond Pave Two Tone Ribbed Ring is a detailed statement of sophistication with a two-tone watch band design on the shank and 1/7 carat in sparkling diamonds. This ribbed ring will pair up well with his favorite suit or jeans and is 18k gold over sterling silver. Sizes range from 9-13.
Black Diamond V-Prong Stud Earrings
For a husband (or even wife who likes an edgier look), these Black Diamond V-Prong Stud Earrings would make a memorable gift. The studs are square shaped and offer 0.10 carats of black diamonds. The unique screw back system also offers more security and stability for the active wearer.
Unique 30th Anniversary Gifts
Wedding Anniversary Shirt 30th
This Wedding Anniversary Shirt 30th is one gift option that is sure to put a smile on the face of your husband or wife. The t-shirt comes in men’s and women’s sizing as well as a variety of colors ranging from black and navy blue to Dark Heather.
Personalized 30th Anniversary Christmas Ornament
This Personalized 30th Anniversary Christmas Ornament is a perfect way to celebrate your 30th anniversary, especially if it falls around the holiday season. Customize the wood ornament with your names and anniversary date, and choose between a solid wood or bark finish. The ornament itself measures 3.25 inches in diameter.
What I Love about You Fill in the Love Book
The What I Love About You Fill in the Love Book offers couples a journal of fill-in-the-blank lines that allows them to describe some aspect of their affection for their loved one. The hardcover journal comes with 112 pages offering simple prompts. That means you just complete each line and voila: you have a uniquely personal gift your loved one will read again and again.
30th Wedding Anniversary Double Photo Frame
This 30th Wedding Anniversary Double Photo Frame can showcase two of your favorite memories during your marriage. A photo from your wedding and a photo from the current year would be a great option. They are made of brushed aluminum and can fit two 4×6 inch photos.
Our Bucket List: A Creative and Inspirational Journal
The Our Bucket List: A Creative and Inspirational Journal is away for you and your spouse to define items you want to accomplish and adventures you want to take. From sky diving to swimming with dolphins, you can take time to think what you both are passionate about and record your thoughts on this journal. Record the idea, story, completion date and other notes on each page meant to guide you both through the experience.
Wedding Anniversary Wine Label Stickers
These Wedding Anniversary Wine Label Stickers are a great gift to celebrate with your favorite bottles of wine. They are easy to use and are waterproof and durable. Just peel and stick to your favorite bottle. These are also great for a party if you choose to celebrate that way as well.
30 Year Anniversary Mug
This 30 Year Anniversary Mug offers 11 oz of fun with this cute countdown of how many year you have been together.
30 Years and Counting Keychain
Give the gift of something your loved one can cherish every day with this 30 Years and Counting Keychain. Each keychain is hand stamped “30 Years & Counting” on the aluminum layer and hearts next to the years on the coins. There is also an option to personalize your piece with a date and/or set of initials or purchase a second keychain to create a pair.
30 Years We Made A Family
For a sentimental gift idea, try this 30 Years We Made A Family metal ornament box. You can create your own personal family combination with solid metal people. The included wooden box doubles as an engraved shelf for your family to sit on. Adult Height – 5.8cm/Child Height – 3.7cm.
30 Year Anniversary Metal Date Night Dice
These 30 Year Anniversary Metal Date Night Dice help you create a memorable date night thanks to the two metal dice that are engraved with date night ideas such as making a homemade pizza or going for a walk. Combined, they offer 36 date night ideas. Packaged in a velvet bag with instructions.
Traditional Verses Modern/Sentimental Verses Practical
Reaching 30 years of marriage is no small fete. That’s why you should find a perfect gift to honor that long life and family you’ve begun together. Find a gift that showcases your love and appreciation. The first step to determine the perfect gift is to decide whether your significant other would appreciate a more traditional or modern gift. Do they appreciate the romantic and sentimental or more practical?
The Pearl Traditional Gift
Traditionally, the 30th Year Wedding Anniversary is celebrated by the pearl gemstone. The pearl represents the deep inner connection of your bond and symbolizes strength, eternity and enduring love. There are more classic and traditional ways to celebrate with a real or cultured pearl, such as with a ring, necklace, bracelet or other piece of jewelry. You can also play with the pearl theme and purchase mother of pearl decor or Pearl branded items.
The Diamond Modern Gift
The diamond is the more modern gift option to celebrate 30 years of wedded bliss. The diamond perfectly reflects the wisdom, clarity and balance of your 30 year relationship. To celebrate with diamonds, you can also go for more traditional jewelry gifts, or opt for a unique twist such as diamond-shaped glasses or diamond paintings.
Other modern and unique options to celebrate with are the color green and the lily flower.
FAQs About 30th Year Wedding Anniversary Gifts
What are the traditional gifts given for 30th wedding anniversary?
The pearl is the traditional gift given for a 30th wedding anniversary celebration. The pearl is meant to represent the beauty from within the marriage and wisdom that has accumulated over 30 years together. While this is a more timeless gift, there are creative ways you can translate this into more modern gift ideas. The more modern interpretation is to give the gift of a diamond for a 30th wedding anniversary. Like pearls, diamonds can also withstand pressure and time. The lily is the traditional flower of the 30th anniversary.
What are the best gifts for your wife for a 30 year anniversary?
If your wife is of the more traditional mindset, jewelry that includes a pearl and/or diamond would make a great gift whether it is in a set of earrings, a ring or a necklace. Also, a bouquet of lilies would be nice. If you want a more modern twist on any of these items, you could find a gift that offers a pearl finish or is shaped like a diamond.
What are the best 30th wedding anniversary gifts for a husband?
Finding a pearl themed gift for a husband may be a bit more of a challenge than for a wife. You could opt for something with a pearl finish or pearl cufflinks, or even opt for pearl shaped chocolates or pearl watch. You can also opt for something unique altogether and opt for a special trip for the two of you or tickets to go see a show or band he enjoys.