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20th Wedding Anniversary Gifts: 25 China and Platinum Present Ideas

Celebrate 20 years of marriage with the traditional gift of china, or splash out on the modern gift of platinum. We've rounded up our favourite ideas to suit all budgets here

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china plate set

You did it! You made it to the big 2-0, and now, with 20 years of wedded bliss behind you, it's time to celebrate your 20th wedding anniversary.

Whether you’re marking your own 20th wedding anniversary or buying a 20th wedding anniversary gift for a happy couple you know, two decades of marriage is certainly something to commemorate.

Now that your marriage is in its twenties, we think it's time to splurge on a wedding anniversary gift that will truly dazzle. If not now, then when? For your truly remarkable 20th anniversary occasion, we’ve handpicked some of our favourite (and the most fabulous) 20th wedding anniversary gifts.

Though ranging in price and style, all these 20th anniversary gifts have one thing in common: they will show your spouse how much you appreciate them and the life you've built together.

20th Anniversary Symbols

Want to learn more about the 20th wedding anniversary? Here are the traditional and modern symbols for 20 years of marriage.

  • Traditional Gift for 20th Wedding Anniversary: China
  • Modern Anniversary Gift for 20 Years of Marriage: Platinum
  • Gemstone for 20th Wedding Anniversary: Emerald
  • Flower for 20 Years of Marriage: Day Lily

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20th Wedding Anniversary Gift Ideas for Traditional or Modern Couples

We've gathered traditional china and modern platinum gifts that we love, but we've also thrown in other classic presents that your partner will adore.

From wedding china to gorgeous flower arrangements, personalised maps of the stars to platinum jewellery, these are gifts that keep on giving. Furthermore, they will spark nostalgic memories of the past as well as inspire adventurous ideas for the next 20 years. 

Here are our top picks to gift your soulmate on your 20th year wedding anniversary, but if you're tight for time, we've popped the three most popular presents below that you can add to your basket ASAP:

Gifts For Her

Looking for a 20th wedding anniversary gift for your wife? Here are the best 20th anniversary gifts for wives. 

1. The French Kiss Plate – Maison Flâneur

ceramic plate

Totally stunning and made by hand, this beautiful plate, or set of plates and bowls, will make a timeless addition to anybody's kitchen.

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  • Expert Take: We think the French kiss design adds a cheeky nod to your 20th wedding anniversary gift.

£30 | Shop Now

2. I-Wares Porcelain Tea Cup – Seletti

white porcelain teacup

Keep your china gift traditional by gifting your partner a stunning teacup and saucer, with a modern, neon handle. Bonus points if you present it to them as you bring them breakfast in bed the morning of your anniversary.

  • Delivery Time: Free delivery in around five days
  • Expert Take: There are several colour styles to choose from, and you could always buy a mix match set.

£48 | Shop Now

 3. Platinum Brilliant Cut Diamond Ring – Goldsmiths

Platinum and diamond brilliant cut ring

Perhaps when you proposed you couldn’t afford the exact type of ring you wanted, but 20 years on you have a higher budget? Use your 20th wedding anniversary to upgrade to this gorgeous platinum and diamond engagement style ring from Goldsmiths.

It features a Goldsmiths 'brightest diamond', which has an exclusive 88 facet pattern, plus additional facets to the bottom of diamond, which create a flow of light for maximum sparkle. 

  • Sizing: J-V
  • Delivery Time: Free express delivery with the option for click and collect
  • Expert Take: It is available in four different carat weights, so you can choose which works best with your budget.  

£3,750 | Shop Now

4. Platinum Stem Cell Elixir – Sarah Chapman

skin elixir

If you, or your other half, are looking for firmer, plumper looking skin that appears to have a natural glow, try Sarah Chapman Platinum Stem Cell Elixir, a scientifically led, ultra-advanced essence treatment, and part of a wider range.

Customers love this product, with one writing "it is pricey but goes a long way since you only use one or two pumps. Smells really nice, as all the other Sarah Chapman products."

  • Delivery Time: Free express delivery with the option for click and collect
  • Expert Take: If you're looking for an extra special gift for her on your 20th wedding anniversary, why not book your partner in for a Sarah Chapman facial? There are lots of choices to choose from.  

£162 | Shop Now

5. Calla Lily Pearl Ring – Emma-Kate Francis

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If you want to gift your partner a ring on your 20th wedding anniversary that is stunning yet unique, consider this beautiful Calla Lily pearl ring. The iridescent freshwater pearl is set in a platinum band that features a curvaceous, flowing design that will look graceful and elegant on any finger.

It has a 4.9/5 rating from over 80 reviewers - "She was, and still is completely and utterly thrilled with it!", one person says.

We also love the idea of gifting this ring if you had calla lilies at your wedding like this customer did, "Beautiful ring, its really well made and always gets lots of lovely comments when worn! Its extra special for me as calla lilies were my wedding flower so its a lovely reminder of the day," they comment. 

  • Sizing: I-V
  • Delivery Time: Free delivery in around five days
  • Expert Take: The pearls are available in four different finishes - white, peacock, silver or pink. Look at your wife's jewellery to see which shade she's most likely to love. 

£95 | Shop Now

6. Love Is The Drug Trinket Tray – Bella Freud

pink trinket tray

For engagement, wedding and eternity rings, you always need a trinket tray to place them in (along with other bits and bobs). Choose this lovely china dish from Bella Freud with gold edge detailing for a happy smile on your loved ones' face.

  • Delivery Time: £6.50 for delivery in one to two days, with the option to upgrade to express delivery
  • Expert Take: After 20 years together, you'll know that love truly is, the drug.

£120 | Shop Now

7. Platinum Brightest Diamond Solitaire Pendant – Goldsmiths

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The delicate beauty of this platinum and diamond solitaire necklace will not fail to wow your spouse on your 20th anniversary. The style is simple yet elegant, an understated look that will still turn heads. Such a luxurious gift is the perfect way to surprise and spoil your other half.

  • Delivery Time: Free standard delivery with the option to upgrade to express delivery
  • Expert Take: This diamond has over 30 more facets than you would typically find, which creates a glorious dazzle every time the light hits it. It has a classic four-claw setting for a traditional look. 

£1,250 | Shop Now

8. Platinum-Plated The State We’re In Cuff Bracelet – Completedworks

pearl platinum bracelet

Go big or go home with this breathtaking platinum and pearl bracelet cuff, which will dazzle your partner on your 20th wedding anniversary. The design is just brimming with character and elegance and we love the addition of freshwater pearls.

  • Delivery Time: Free delivery within five working days with the option to upgrade to express delivery or choose click and collect
  • Expert Take: Wear this bracelet on its own or stack it with multi-tonal jewellery for a chic look.

£335 | Shop Now

9. Charlie Vegan Platforms – Esska

platinum heels

Bring total glamour to any outfit with these beautiful Esska heels. Designed to get you grooving, these versatile heeled sandals in platinum are easy to wear with anything – from jeans to maxi dresses.

  • Delivery Time: £4 for delivery in around two to three days, with the option to click and collect or upgrade to express delivery
  • Expert Take: An in between of silver and gold, this platinum colour is perfect for those who like to wear multi-tonal clothing and jewellery.

£160 | Shop Now

10. Pastel Macaron Townhouse Candle – Jo Malone London

china candle

These absolutely stunning Jo Malone candles are housed in a textured bisque ceramic that will look beautiful when displayed on your coffee table.

Of course, the scents are just as wonderful as the jars' designs themselves, and you can choose from five delicious sounding scents – although this is the sweetest sounding, to honour 20 wonderful years together.

  • Delivery Time: Free delivery in around two to three days
  • Expert Take: This candle will burn for approximately 70 hours, so you'll get to share the love of it together.

£100 | Shop Now

Gifts For Him

After a 20th wedding anniversary gift for him? We've rounded up some china wedding anniversary gifts for husbands they won't be able to resist!

11. Skull Bone China Plate – Melody Rose

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Not all spouses want romance and flowers on their 20th anniversary. Some, in fact, want something a little edgier. These gold-rimmed skull fine bone china plates are perfect for those couples who take 'Till death do us part!' with a little tongue-and-cheek, but who still want something practical and elegant for the dining room table.

You can choose from three different sized plate options, or if you're feeling generous, get the whole set.

  • Delivery Time: Free delivery in around five days with the option to upgrade to express delivery
  • Expert Take: This china gift is a little outside the box, but it would be perfect if your partner has a great sense of humour. To ensure the gold gilding does not fade, we recommend handwashing, although they can go in the dishwasher. 

£40 | Shop Now

12. Platinum Men's Edged Fancy Wedding Ring – Goldsmiths

Platinum plain ring

This matte finish platinum ring from Goldsmiths is perfect if your husband is looking for a wedding ring upgrade for your 20th wedding anniversary. It's a minimalistic design that will complement any outfit, and the smooth style means it won't catch on clothing. Discreet, modern and sturdy, this beautiful ring is designed to last you a lifetime.

  • Sizing: M-Z1
  • Expert Take: Free standard delivery with the option to upgrade to express delivery
  • Expert Take: Platinum is traditionally finished to a high shine but we think this matte finish looks really stylish. 

£1,300 | Shop Now

 13. Meisterstück Classique Ballpoint Pen – Goldsmiths

Platinum and black pen

This classic Montblanc pen from Goldsmiths will be a stylish addition to anyone’s desk, and a lovely 20th wedding anniversary gift. The timeless deep black precious resin features platinum-coated details and is surmounted by the white emblem. The perfect pen for writing love notes, we say!

  • Delivery Time: Free express delivery, with the option for click and collect
  • Expert Take: This is the kind of gift you wouldn't typically treat yourself too, which is why is makes such an amazing anniversary present. 

£390 | Shop Now

 14. Personalised L S A Flask Decanter – TheLittleBoysRoom

20th Anniversary Gifts

This gorgeous glass decanter is mouth-blown in order to create the rounded edges that give it its unique, hip flask shape. A great gift for a whiskey lover, the decanter comes with platinum detailing around the neck and can be customised with your partner's name - or perhaps your wedding date.

  • Delivery Time: £3.99 for delivery in around ten days, with the option to upgrade to express delivery
  • Expert Take: You can pick from a script or serif style font. It is not dishwasher safe and be mindful when wrapping and gifting - it's on the heavy side thanks to the luxe glass stopper. 

£78.95 | Shop Now

15. Personalised Botanical Leaf Print Bone China Bauble – China Betty

20th Anniversary Gifts

Perhaps you got married or engaged around Christmas? If so, then this lovely and festive china bauble is the perfect gift to remind your partner of the 20 happy years that have since passed. The ornament is painted with retro leaves and can be personalised with your message in a 1930's-inspired font.

The hanging thread is included so it can be popped up straight away after opening.

  • Delivery Time: Free delivery in around ten days
  • Expert Take: This gift is best suited if your anniversary is near the end of the year, but it would still look lovely hanging on a mantlepiece no matter what the season. 

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16. Explorer Platinum Eau de Parfum – Montblanc


A scent of vibrant green notes of grapefruit, violet leaves and clary sage, with the addition of amber and cedarwood, this eau de parfum from Montblanc is a scent for the ages. The bottle is inspired by the 1958 Montblanc Geosphere.

  • Delivery Time: Free delivery in around three to five days, with the option to upgrade to express delivery
  • Expert Take: The scent comes in several size options, so if you're unsure if he'll like it, go for the 30ml.

£58 | Shop Now

17. 16 Piece Tableware Set – Denby

white china set

Couldn't be more of an obvious choice, could it. A beautiful dinnerware set is something you will treasure for years to come – and if you’re still using the crockery that was on your wedding registry 20 years ago, then it may be in need of updating.

  • Delivery Time: Free delivery in around three to five days, with the option to upgrade to express delivery
  • Expert Take: This set comes in premium gift packaging which is fully recyclable, too.

£272 | Shop Now

18. Porcelain Hanging Rainbow Décor – Party Touches

china rainbow

Fitting in with the china theme, this selection of beautiful hanging ornaments are designed for sweet, memorable moments and will bring a smile to your partner's face. They'll also look great on the Christmas tree or hanging around curtain hooks, and will remind you every year of the love you two have shared.

  • Delivery Time: Free delivery within five working days with the option to upgrade to express delivery or choose click and collect
  • Expert Take: Not just great for anniversaries, many customers have left reviews about using these ornaments for their engagement parties and weddings.

£8.50 | Shop Now

19. St Christopher Pendant – 7879

St Christopher pendant

A St Christopher is a lucky charm that brings with it the energy of protection, and so, many people have abided by the tradition, gifting St Christopher pendants to those who travel often, and those that they love deeply.

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  • Expert Take: This stunning pendant necklace is made from pure platinum and has a lifetime warranty

£409.99 | Shop Now

20. Personalised Bottega Platinum Prosecco Gift Hamper – SpiritSmith

prosecco gift hamper

Each of these hampers contains a bottle of Bottega Prosecco, and has some delicious snacks inside – from chocolate to nuts, and there's also a bottle stopper, so that you can keep your Prosecco fresh.

  • Delivery Time: Free delivery in around five days
  • Expert Take: Why not pop this bottle on the day of your 20th wedding anniversary, to say cheers together.

£85 | Shop Now

Gifts For A 20th Wedding Anniversary

Whether you're looking for a 20th wedding anniversary gift for a couple, or you want to treat yourselves to something together, you'll love these 20th wedding anniversary present ideas.

21. Custom Platter – Tricia Lowenfield

custom platter painting

Tricia Lowenfield offers absolutely stunning hand-painted serving platters, in a traditional blue and white colour scheme. Whether you want your names and the date of your wedding, or a painting of your first home together, each of these designs will make for a fantastic gift.

  • Delivery Time: £33 for delivery in around six to eight weeks
  • Expert Take: "Beautiful custom plate! It was a gift and brought the recipient to tears. The lead time was very reasonable and it was packaged and shipped very well. I am so happy with this unique and special gift!" writes one customer.

£277.57 | Shop Now

22. Spring Flowers and Bees Bone China Jug – Little Birdy Designs

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This beautiful bone china vase is a stunning addition to your kitchen, whether it's filled with milk or a bouquet of flowers. The floral and bee-patterned jug graced the cover of Country Living in February of 2020 and will delight your spouse of 20 years.

It has received lots of impressive reviews, with one person writing, "great design, this jug is exactly as described. Delivery was quicker than expected and it came well packaged."

  • Delivery Time: Free delivery in around ten days
  • Expert Take: You can add on a matching tea towel and greetings card which is a lovely touch and it is dishwasher safe. Each element is hand cut and applied individually, making each one special and unique.

£35 | Shop Now

23. Claudia Wavy Footed Bowl – Rebecca Udall

ceramic fruit bowl

Hand crafted in a family owned Florence atelier with a longstanding heritage and reputation for craftsmanship, this beautiful bowl will be a gift that withstands the test of time.

  • Delivery Time: £4.95 for shipping in around two to three days
  • Expert Take: You can use this bowl as both a fruit bowl, or serving bowl.

£145 | Shop Now

24. 20th Anniversary Personalised China And Oak Heart – Little Foundry

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Go traditional with this china and oak heart wall hanging, which will be engraved with your names, wedding date, and any other sweet words you'd like to leave your partner. The ceramic flowers are delicate and beautiful, while the message of love is timeless. 

Give it your own personalised touch by choosing the colours of the flowers, frame, linen and cardstock. If you prefer to keep romantic presents private, it would look amazing hung up in your bedroom. 

  • Delivery Time: Free delivery in around five days
  • Expert Take: Each piece is handmade to order and will arrive gift wrapped in tissue and jute string. This is a really sentimental gift with one reviewer saying, "This is just lovely, you should have seen my husbands face he was so touched."

£46 | Shop Now

25. 100 Years of Royal Albert 5-Piece Plate Set – Wedgwood

porcelain multicolour plates

If your other half loves a cup of tea or slice of cake, then these beautiful china plates from Royal Albert and Wedgwood will be a perfect choice for their 20th anniversary gift. Each plate is edged with a beautiful 22-carat gold trim to enhance the high-quality feel.

  • Delivery Time: Free standard delivery
  • Expert Take: The five plates are each symbolic of a decade ranging from 1950 to 1990.

£170 | Shop Now

What is the 20th Wedding Anniversary UK?

The traditional 20th wedding anniversary gift is china which represents the beauty and delicate nature of your relationship. "It's a great excuse to add to your partner's china collection, or upgrade your dinnerware set," explains Zoe Burke, Editor of Hitched. 

If you would rather go down the modern route, you'll be looking to buy a platinum present -  this 20th wedding anniversary symbol means strength. "Jewellery is an excellent idea for a platinum wedding anniversary gift and it doesn't have to cost the world. Our edit includes picks for less than £100," she adds.

Swot up on even more anniversary ideas with our year-by-year wedding anniversary gift guide