The 35 Best 20th-Year Anniversary Gifts

Woo your partner all over again with these thoughtful presents.

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If you’re nearing your 20th anniversary then congrats—you’ve made it! 20 years is a lot to celebrate. The two of you have been through two decades of ups and downs as a married couple since and now you get to commemorate that special day with one (or more) well-deserved gifts.

Traditionally, china is the token 20th-year present and it's meant to symbolize the beautiful life you’ve built together. The modern take on gifting for this milestone is platinum—strong, like your union. There are tons of amazing china and platinum gifts here, but feel free to eschew tradition and gift something super personalized or that the represents your hobbies and history together—we’ve found those too.

Here, the best 20th-anniversary gifts.

Our Top Picks
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Memories 1314 Custom Porcelain Plate

Custom Porcelain Plate

Courtesy of Etsy

China is a traditional gift for this anniversary, but give it an unexpected twist with this custom plate. Choose a favorite photo from your wedding day and have it printed on porcelain—they’ll be blown away.

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Woodcut Custom Wood-Inlay Maps

Custom Wood Inlay Maps

Courtesy of Zola

Personalize your walls with custom wooden maps of significant places in your history—from where you first met to your wedding locale or favorite travel destination.

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Patterson Design Platinum Record Print on Decorative Sign

Platinum Record Print on Decorative Sign

 Courtesy of Etsy

The two of you may not have sold 1,000,000 records, but you’ve still gone platinum. Take the modern 20th-year "platinum" gift literally with this custom record that you can inscribe with your song, your wedding date or anything you’d like.

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Adina Reyter Double Teardrop Post Earrings

adina reyter earrings

Courtesy of Shopbop 

A 20th anniversary is definitely an occasion to gift something she'll truly treasure—a pair of diamond earrings. These studs are modern update on a traditional style and will soon become her go-to pair for day and night alike.

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Vista Allegre Emerald Five-Piece Place Setting

Emerald Five-Piece Place Setting

 Courtesy of Zola

Emerald is considered to be the 20th-anniversary gemstone—pair it with the traditional gift of china in the form of this chic dinnerware set. Chances are if you and your spouse registered for dishes 20 years ago, your collection could probably use a refresh.

If you're looking for more great china brands, check out our list of the best places to register for china.

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Waterford Lismore Essence Platinum White Wine Glasses

Celebrate both your love of wine and each other with these hand-cut crystal glasses. A platinum band around the rim marks this major anniversary.

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Aerin Shagreen Heart Picture Frame

Shagreen Heart Picture Frame

 Courtesy of Nordstrom

This frame is the perfect size to keep by the bedside or on a desk. Fill with a photo you love from your most recent vacation or from your wedding day.

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Brooklinen Cashmere Throw Blanket

Cashmere Throw Blanket

Courtesy of Brooklinen

If your partner already loves a cozy night in with you, take it to the next level with a roaring fire and this insanely soft lambswool cashmere blanket.

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Glass Paper Scizzors Custom Invitation Tray

invite
Courtesy of Etsy 

Pull your wedding invitation out from the closet and turn it into something they can look at every day. The colors of this custom plate can be matched exactly to the ones in your invite.

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Shinola The Runwell Quartz Movement Watch

shinola watch

 Courtesy of Amazon

For the fashionable fellow, it’s about time to surprise him with a gift he’ll use every day. This trendy style is made of stainless steel and leather and has two mini dials measuring 60 seconds and 30 minutes.

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Regina Andrew Design Americano Bar Cart

Jacques Smoke Bar Cart

 Courtesy of Nordstrom

This beauty-on-wheels is the ultimate gift for a S.O. who loves to entertain. If you really want to wow them, stock the cart with their favorite bottles, a cocktail book and a brand new set of bar tools.

For more ideas on how to stock your new cart, take a look at our list of the products you need for the perfect bar cart.

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Alexander Doll Wedding Waltz Custom Personalized Art

Wedding Waltz Custom Personalized Art

 Courtesy of Uncommon Goods

This first-dance print is a BIG way to remember that time-stopping moment on your wedding day. Each print can be customized with names, dates, and locations—in addition to hair and skin color—so it fits the two of you like a well-tailored tux.

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Parachute Cashmere Blend Robe

cashmere robe

 Courtesy of Parachute

Twenty years in, both you and your partner deserve some quality relaxation time. Why not outfit yourself in luxurious cashmere to do so? This robe is an ultra-soft weekend—or every day—favorite.

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Cinnamon Projects Circa Mineral Incense Burner

incense burner

 Courtesy of Verishop 

If your partner appreciates both great design and home scents, they'll love this modern take on the traditional incense burner. The incense sits inside a piece of sculpted aventurine, a stone that represents good luck and opportunity.

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Dutch Door Press Individual State Birds and Blooms Art

Birds and Blooms Art

 Courtesy of Uncommon Goods

These delicate illustrations celebrate state pride with beautiful depictions of your state’s bird and flower. We love the idea of pairing your home state with theirs and then adding a third depicting where you have made your home together.

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Laura Mercier Vanille Gourmande Eau Gourmande

Vanilla perfume

Courtesy of Laura Mercier

Perfume can be personal, but your partner will be sure to love the soft vanilla sandalwood and amber scents in this bottle. It also has notes of daylily, the 20th-anniversary flower, so it’s the perfect gift for this occasion.

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New York Times Custom Anniversary Book

New York Times Custom Anniversary Book

 Courtesy of Uncommon Goods

This is a creative way to remember the current events of the two decades you two have lived together. This book can be personalized to feature every New York Times front page from the day of your nuptials up to the day of your 20th-anniversary.

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Stubhub Gift Card

Stubhub Gift Card

Courtesy of Zola

If your partner never misses a playoff game, they'll love this gift card— it gives them the ability to choose their own seats at whatever sporting event is on their must-see list. 

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Baobab Platinum Candle

baobab candle

Courtesy of Amazon

This oversized scented candle is covered in platinum, so it's just the thing for a 20th-year gift. It will fill your home with the delicious aromas of amber and grapefruit for up to 60 hours.

For more home scents you'll love, check out our round-up of amazing home scents you need in your life.

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DeMellier Mini Rome Bag

demelier bag

Courtesy of Shopbop

You can't go wrong with this chic, crocodile-embossed bag. She'll love the adjustable strap and the goes-with-everything shape and size.

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Kate Spade New York Hampton Street Platinum Vase

Hampton street Platinum Vase

Courtesy of Zola

If your partner loves the look of fresh flowers in the house, they’ll swoon over this pretty vase—and bonus points for hitting the platinum anniversary note. Fill it with the same flowers that they used in their wedding bouquet or just a few stems of their current favorites.

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Dinner Wear Jewelry Custom Made Broken China Necklace

Custom Made Broken China Necklace

Courtesy of Etsy

We love this fun spin on a traditional gift. If your partner happened to break some of their favorite china, make sure to grab a piece of it before it hits the trash—this artist can make it into a one-of-a-kind piece of jewelry. If you don’t have broken bits laying around, the shop also features pre-made pieces to choose from.

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Sevylor Fiji Two-Person Kayak

Fiji Two-person Kayak

Courtesy of Zola

If you and your partner consider yourselves outdoorsy or want to experiment with water sports, then this inflatable kayak is a must-have. It’s inflatable, which means you can store it pretty much anywhere (hello apartment dwellers) and yet it still will fit the two of you with ease. 

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Smeg 50’s Style Retro Espresso Coffee Machine

50’s Style Retro Espresso Coffee Machine

Courtesy of Nordstrom

Is your partner the barista of your household? They’ll love this easy-to-use machine that makes cafe-worthy drinks in mere minutes.

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Danby 35-Bottle Wine Fridge

Danby 35-Bottle Wine Fridge

Courtesy of Zola

The two of you have probably gone through more than a few wine bottles over the years. Now you can store your favorites in a perfectly chilled fridge to keep them ready to break open at a moment's notice.

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Personalized Whiskey Barrel

Personalized Whiskey Barrel

Courtesy of Uncommon Goods

The cocktail-loving couple will get a kick out of this miniature engraved oak barrel. Because of its small stature, it ages spirits at an accelerated rate so they reach peak drinking status faster.

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Yeti Tundra 45 Cooler

Tundra 45 Cooler

Courtesy of Zola

If they love tailgating or camping, there is no better companion (other than you, of course) than this virtually indestructible cooler. It keeps drinks and snacks cold for hours.

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Olivia Bath Caddy

Olivia Bath Caddy

Courtesy of Anthropologie

Create a dreamy spa-at-home experience for your S.O. with this stunning bone-inlay caddy. Fill it with their favorite bath salts, bombs and oils so they can really relax.

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Elementi Lunar Concrete Fire Pit

Lunar Concrete Fire Pit

Courtesy of Wayfair

It’s easier than you’d think to create a dreamy backyard oasis. Light up this modern fire pit, pour two glasses of your favorite beverage and voila—instant date night.

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Mark & Graham Hand Hooked Wedding Pillows

Hand Hooked Wedding Pillows

Courtesy of Mark & Graham

This sweet pillow is just as comfortable as the home you've made together. Each one is handmade to order from New Zealand wool and incorporates two names in a cute heart shape.

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Jonathan Adler Sorrento Backgammon Set

Sorrento Backgammon Set

Courtesy of Jonathan Adler

Game night, but make it fashion. Inspired by 1960’s Italian style, this set is about to make game night together much more colorful and chic.

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Artifact Uprising Brass & Wood Display Box

artifact box

 Courtesy of Artifact Uprising 

Your partner will love this ingenious display box that stores up to 50 prints, allowing the front photo to be changed out whenever they feel like it. To make the gift more meaningful, fill the box with favorite shots of the two of you over the years.

Looking for more ways to showcase your favorite photos? Take a peek at our round-up of the best custom photo gifts.

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Echo Show 8 HD Smart Display with Alexa

Echo Show 8 HD

Courtesy of Amazon

Although you and your significant other have stood by each other’s side for 20 years, there are going to be times when you’re apart. This latest-and-greatest iteration of the Echo Show lets you video call them, then binge your favorite shows and movies until they return.

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Winc Wine Club Membership

winc membership

Courtesy of Winc

If you and your significant other love wine but want to learn a bit more about what it is that you love, this monthly membership will kickstart your ascent into oenophiles. Each time you receive a box and rate the bottles, Winc will learn more about your love and ship more of your favorite vino.

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Briggs and Riley Baseline Medium Trunk Spinner

briggs and riley suitcase

Courtesy of Briggs and Riley

Get your partner ready for an upcoming romantic getaway with fancy new luggage. This state-of-the-art case allows you to compress tons of stuff inside and has a lifetime guarantee so it’ll be around for all of your future trips.

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