50th Anniversary Gemstone: Gold or Imperial or Golden Topaz.
Optimism and wealth are often associated with gold.
Not only is the metal gold beautiful, it is strong, and resistant to corrosion.
50th Anniversary Color: Gold.
50th Anniversary Flower: Violet
Celebrate Your 50th Anniversary:
Gold glitter on flowers, cards, centerpieces, gift wrap, balloons, etc.
Set the table with a paper gold tablecloth, rent china and crystal with a gold trim, use gold looking votive candles, place flowers in gold colored vases.
Request a greeting from the Whitehouse.
Renew your marriage vows
Toast one another with a golden colored sparkling wine
Plan a picnic with paper gold-colored plates and cups.
Gift Ideas for Parents Celebrating a Golden Anniversary:
A dinner at a special restaurant, a trip, coupons to help with chores, etc. will probably be more appreciated.
Purchase tickets for a movie, sports event, concert, theatre, etc. and wrap with a gold ribbon.
Plan a trip to the Gold Coast or to a Gold Mine.
Gold Photo Frame
Put together a CD with songs from the era of the marriage date.
Create a poem, write it in gold ink, and display it in a gold colored frame.
Put together a family quilt comprised of each square done by a family member or close friends.