38 Best 30th Anniversary Gift Ideas for the Love of Your Life

  • BY Emmanuel Egeonu
  • October 20, 2019
38 Best 30th Anniversary Gift Ideas for the Love of Your Life

A 30 years of marriage is a huge milestone to celebrate with your spouse. Or maybe it is your parents celebrating their wedding anniversary. From traditional to modern 30th anniversary gifts, you can find something your husband, wife or special couple will absolutely love. Use this gift guide to find the perfect 30th wedding anniversary gift.

From trendy and modern gift ideas to the best traditional wedding anniversary gifts. You will never run into a shortage of 30th wedding anniversary gift ideas. Be sure to surprise your husband or wife with a gift they will cherish as much as your marriage. 

What is Traditional 30th Anniversary Gift?

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Traditionally each and every wedding anniversary coordinates with a specific material. For the 30th wedding anniversary the traditional material to gift is pearl, which represents timelessness and endurance. Just like how a pearl is made by sand being under intense pressure, anyone couple that has been married for 30 years have experienced their share of trials and pressure. 

Some of the most common thirtieth wedding anniversary pearl themed gifts include pearl necklaces, pearl watches, or vases with pearl accents. While pearl gifts might seem mostly feminine gift ideas, there are also many different pearl options for men that he will love.

What is Modern 30th Anniversary Gift?

Looking for a modern 30th wedding anniversary gift? Here are meaningful 30 years anniversary symbols. The modern gift of diamond symbolizes strength, eternity, and enduring love. 

This special occasion can also be celebrated with a thirtieth wedding anniversary color. Green symbolizes balance and harmony between the heart and head. The flower for the 30th anniversary is the lily. Lily symbolizes purity of heart, honor, and devotion. These are all qualities of a strong, 30-year marriage. 

Make sure you never run out of anniversary gift ideas by referencing our anniversary guide. There are plenty of traditional and modern gift ideas for each year.

30th Anniversary Gifts for Him

After 30 wonderful years together it can be challenging to find the perfect wedding anniversary gift for him. Here are 13 amazing Pearl anniversary gifts for him. You are sure to find something even for the man who has everything. 

30th anniversary gifts - custom print

30 years Personalized Anniversary Print

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Celebrate that special guy with a custom canvas print. 30 years is a long time, 946,080,000 seconds to be exact! Every man could use a little reminding of how many wonderful years he has been with his wife. 

Price: $12.95+

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30th Anniversary Love Birds Burlap Print with Frame

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Looking for a beautiful, personalized canvas print that you could give your father or husband? This custom framed print makes a lovely, rustic statement piece in any loving home. Complete with silhouette love birds printed on burlap. 

Price: $25.00

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Wedding Song Lyric Art Anniversary Gift for Him

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If your man is the sentimental type, then he will love this wedding song wall art. Custom gifts are so much more meaningful. For the pearl anniversary, remind him of your first dance together as husband and wife.  

Price: $59.50+

30th anniversary gifts - world map

Personalized Anniversary Pushpin World Map

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For the couple that loves to travel together, this personalized map print makes the perfect gift. Reminisce with your man about all the places you have traveled together over the last three decades with this beautiful print. 

Price: $149.00 

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Thirty Year Anniversary Gift for Him Frame Holds

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Remind your husband of how lucky he is to have you with his beautiful personalized frame hold. A beautiful 30th anniversary gift for your husband that will remind him every day of your many wonderful years together. 

Price: $69.99 

30th anniversary gifts - vintage pearl cufflinks

Vintage Pearl Cufflinks

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If your husband wears suits on a regular basis, he will certainly love these unique pearl gifts. These vintage inspired cufflinks come with a pearl inlay set on a stunning silver background. 

Price: $28.00

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Luxury Pearl Pen

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For the classy man, this luxury mother of pearl pen makes a statement. With a custom engraved carbon fiber case, this stunning pen makes a wonderful traditional thirtieth wedding anniversary for him. 

Price: $94.00

Bracelet Pearl Dial Watch

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Even the manliest man will love wearing this Mother of Pearl dial watch. Made from high quality materials and designed for the sporty man in mind. This watch will surely make a statement while out golfing or poolside. 

Price: $152.62 

30th anniversary gifts - men tie

Mens Tie Tack, Mother of Pearl Tie Tack

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Finding the perfect pearl gifts for him can be difficult. Elegant and stylish men’s pearl gift ideas a few and far between. Get him a traditional 30 gift with this Mother of Pearl tie tack. 

Price: $26.00 

30th Wedding Anniversary Gifts Whiskey Glass

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The perfect addition to any man cave, these whisky glasses make a thoughtful gift. A unique 30th anniversary gift for him that he will get a lot of use out of. Perfectly paired with his favorite bottle of whiskey.

Price: $9.99

30 year anniversary gift ideas - keyring

Personalized Penny KeyChain Keyring Anniversary

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Make sure he never forgets your anniversary date again with this custom stamped penny keychain. Available in a variety of different styles, he will not only find this sentimental but also a useful gift. 

Price: $17.99+ 

30th anniversary gifts - necktie

Diamond Necktie

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Looking for a more modern gift idea? This blue diamond necktie is a practical anniversary gift for your stylish husband. Perfect for the businessman whose sense of style is always on point. 

Price: $29.99

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Personalized Diamond Ring

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While most would think that diamond rings are for women, this personalized diamond ring is one that any man would be proud to wear. Handmade with white gold and black diamonds, this men’s ring is simply stunning. 

Price: $1,250.00+

30th Anniversary Gifts for Her

You have spoiled her for the past 30 years, why stop now? These 30th wedding anniversary gifts for her will make her laugh, cry, and smile from ear to ear. Here are 14 wedding anniversary gift ideas that she will cherish. 

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Women Framed Print

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Give her the gift of 30 years of memories with this personalized canvas print. This framed print makes a beautiful 30th anniversary gift for your wife that she is sure to love and cherish for the next 30 years. 

Price: $41.00+ 

30th anniversary gifts - photo collage

Custom Collage Photo Canvas Personalized Wall Art

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Create a beautiful collage photo canvas filled with wonderful memories for her and your family. Celebrate the pearl anniversary with this beautiful, custom photo canvas. The perfect gift to highlight your favorite memories together. 

Price: $59.96+

FRAMED 30th Anniversary Print

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This framed, custom print is similar to some of the others on this list, only funnier. Just think for a minute the 1000’s of loads of laundry she has done for your family over the 30 years married. 

Price: $38.00+

Personalized Family Name Sign Canvas

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Celebrate your 30 year marriage anniversary with this personalized sign canvas. A beautiful custom printed canvas with a meaningful quote and last name. Available in two different sizes to fit any wall space. 

Price: $54.95

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Scented Candles

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Give the perfect thirtieth wedding anniversary gift for your wife with these scented candles. These candles are wonderfully relaxing gifts that she is sure to love. With scents like lavender, french vanilla, freesia, and rosemary to help her unwind. 

Price: $9.99

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Simple Pearl Choker, Dainty Gold Choker Necklace

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Celebrate your thirtieth wedding anniversary with a traditional gift of pearl. This simple pearl necklace is the perfect piece of jewelry. It can be worn alone or layered with other minimalist or larger pieces. 

Price: $66.00+

Lily Ear Crawlers

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While flowers quickly die, get her a flower for her 30th anniversary that will last forever. Lily flower earring.  The flower for the 30 years anniversary symbol which represents devotion and honor, much like your marriage. 

Price: $19.15

Pearl Wedding Anniversary Jewelry Bracelet

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Pearl jewelry is a wonderful choice for a traditional 30th anniversary gift for her. This beautiful bracelet is made with freshwater pearls and finished with gold or silver leaves. Dainty and beautiful, she is sure to love it. 

Price: $33.75 

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Pink Pearl Jewelry Necklace

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Combine both modern and traditional 30th anniversary gifts with this pink pearl jewelry set. This set comes with a beautiful necklace and pair of earrings. Perfect to wear to work or out for a date night. 

Price: $45.00

30 years wedding anniversary gift - 3 row white pearl necklace

3 Rows White Baroque Pearl Necklace Set

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Does your wife prefer the larger statement pieces of jewelry? Then she is sure to adore this traditional 30-year marriage gift of a baroque pearl necklace. This pearl gift will make the perfect addition to any woman’s jewelry collection.

Price: $7.99 – $55.90

30th anniversary gifts - box spa gift

Medium size Bath & Beauty box

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Pamper your wife with this bath and beauty box set. Filled with all of the best bath essentials, like handmade bath bomb, body oil, scented candle, and hand cut soap. Let her indulge for an evening and destress. 

Price: $41.00

World Map Photo Album Adventure Photo Album Personalized

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Make sure you are able to record all of your travels in this world map adventure album. Made with beautiful engraved wood and filled with plenty of pages to include all of your favorite moments from your 30 years together. 

Price: $54.90+

30th gift ideas - personalized cutting board

Personalized Cutting Board

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This personalized cutting board is the perfect gift for the wife who loves to cook. Available in a variety of woods and sizes, this cutting board is sure to become the prized centerpiece of any kitchen. 

Price: $44.99+ 

30th anniversary gifts - diamond ring

Diamond Ring

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In search of a beautiful, modern  thirty year anniversary gift? This petite diamond ring is the perfect addition to an existing wedding ring set or can be worn on its own. 

Price: $679.50+

30th Anniversary Gifts for Parent

It is extra special when you can celebrate your parents’ 30 years of marriage with them. Make sure you remain their favorite child by gifting one of these amazing, custom gifts for their very special wedding anniversary. 

Shell Art Anniversary Gift

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Give your parents a beautiful, custom gift of an actual pearl. This authentic pearl is framed and personalized with the couple’s names and anniversary date. This is the perfect, traditional gift for the pearl anniversary. 

Price: $60.00

30th anniversary gifts - custom mug

Custom Mug

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Looking for a cute personalized gift that your parents are sure to get a lot of use out of? These custom coffee mugs are so adorable and make the perfect 30th anniversary gift idea for mom and dad. 

Price: $22.95 

Personalized Compact Swivel Cheese Board

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Do your parents enjoy throwing swanky dinner parties? Then they will love this personalized swivel cheeseboard. This cheese board makes a wonderful kitchen gift for a 30th wedding anniversary that all their friends will envy.  

Price: $78.00

30th anniversary gift for parents - custom family canvas

Family Tree Custom Photo Canvas

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Celebrate your mom and dad’s 30th wedding anniversary with this custom family print. Whether funny or flattering, fill the print with your favorite family photos that they will cherish for years to come. 

Price: $46.95

30th anniversary gifts - custom desktop plaque

Resides Custom Desktop Photo Plaque

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Remind your parents of the wonderful home that they have created for you these past 30 years. This custom plaque is a meaningful 30th anniversary gift for parents. Don’t forget to add your favorite pictures!

Price: $24.95

pearl gifts for 30th wedding anniversary - metal foundry sundial

The Metal Foundry 30th Pearl 2020 Wedding Anniversary Sundial

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A sundial, just like 30 years of marriage, withstands the test of time. This beautiful metal foundry sundial makes a perfect gift for the pearl anniversary. Set on a white background with brushed brass, it makes a beautiful statement piece. 

Price: $69.95

Custom Wedding Vows Photo Print

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Help your parents celebrate their momentous pearl anniversary with this unique framed print. A meaningful anniversary gift for parents, you can include their original wedding photo as well as their wedding vows. 

Price: $31.50+

30th anniversary gifts - wooden sign

Personalized Wooden Sign

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Unsure what to get that special couple for their Pearl wedding anniversary? This solid wood sign makes a sentimental personalized anniversary gift. Celebrate that special day with these stunning anniversary gifts for couples. 

Price: $52.70

30th anniversary gift for parents - parent tree of life

Tree of Life Print Wedding Anniversary

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Looking for a 30 year wedding gifts for parents that they will love to show off? This tree of life print is not only beautifully stunning but also a meaningful, custom sign.

Price: $58.65+

Personalized Poster

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Give the gift of a fun, personalized poster that highlights their 30 years together. This poster, which looks like a newspaper, features historical events, oscar winners, popular films, and the cost of a few common items from 30 years ago. 

Price: $10.00+

pearl gift ideas - flower vases

Pearlescent Vases

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Not every pearl gift has to be an actual pearl. These pearlescent vases make a beautiful 30 year-married gift that will work well with any decor. Just like your parents celebrating their anniversary, each piece is unique. 

Price: $24 – $44

Final Thoughts

Finding the perfect 30th anniversary gift can be a lot of pressure. Do you go the traditional route or take a more modern spin on anniversary gifts for couples? With the variety of different symbols available for the 30 year wedding anniversary gift, pearl, diamond, lily, and the color green, there is no shortage of amazing options. Help that special couple, or your spouse, celebrate this huge marriage milestone with something they will love and cherish for years to come.  

See more: If you would like to write a meaningful card besides your special gifts, our anniversary card ideas ideally help you to have a great one.

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