20th Wedding Anniversary Gifts: 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 - from dinnerware to afternoon tea!

20th wedding anniversary gifts

Whether you’re celebrating your own 20th wedding anniversary or looking to buy a gift for a happy couple you know, 20 years of marriage is certainly something to celebrate.

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Feeling a little overwhelmed with all of the gift options out there? We’ve handpicked some of our favourite 20th wedding anniversary gifts that would make the perfect presents to mark two decades of marriage.

From classic wedding china and gorgeous flower arrangements, to personalised maps of the stars or platinum jewellery, these are gifts that keep on giving and will spark memories of the past as well as celebrate the future.

Here are our top picks to help you mark a 20-year anniversary.

China Wedding Anniversary Gifts

China is a fragile material but when looked after properly it can last a lifetime, making is a perfect choice to celebrate 20 years of marriage.

Cup and Saucer – £19, Slice of Pie Designs

Keep your china gift traditional by gifting your partner a personalised cup and saucer from Slice of Pie Designs. Choose a colour and have their name printed on the front – you get bonus points if you present it to them as you bring breakfast in bed the morning of your anniversary!

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Royal Doulton Dinnerware Set – £136, John Lewis

A beautiful dinnerware set is something you will treasure for years to come – and if you’re still using the crockery you were bought at your wedding 20 years ago then it may be in need of updating! We love this striking Royal Doulton set available at John Lewis.

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Wedgwood Ceramic and Afternoon Tea Experience – £95, Virgin Experience Days

Why not have your very own Ghost moment and choose this Wedgwood ceramic and afternoon tea experience from Virgin Experience Days? You’ll learn all about this famous ceramic, see pieces fired in the kiln and try your hand at making your own piece of pottery. Followed by a delicious afternoon tea for two, of course.

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Botanical Bird Mini Wall Plates – £9, Little Birdy Designs

Stylish wall plates are making a kitsch comeback and these beautifully illustrated botanical bird mini wall plates from Little Birdy Designs will be the perfect addition to your home. We love that you have a choice of 11 stunning designs.

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Hand Decorated Teapot Set – £21.95, China Betty

If your other half loves a cup of tea then a beautifully hand painted china teapot from China Betty will be a perfect choice for their anniversary gift. Choose your own word to be painted onto the teapot – you could go traditional with the word ‘Tea’ or have it personalised with their name.

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Gin Teapot – £45, John Lewis

Is the love of your life more of a G&T drinker than a tea drinker? Then a stylish gin teapot will add some style to your Friday night drinks. This gin teapot from John Lewis holds four glasses worth of G&Ts.

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Platinum Wedding Anniversary Gifts

The modern alternative for platinum wedding anniversary gifts is platinum, so if you think your partner would love a beautiful piece of jewellery to celebrate 20 years of marriage, we suggest you go modern!

Platinum Eternity Ring – £850, Goldsmiths

If you haven’t already bought the love of your life an eternity ring then now could be the perfect time. This stunning platinum band from Goldsmiths is covered in twinkling diamonds and will sit beautifully next to any wedding and engagement ring.

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Vera Wang Platinum Diamond Ring – £2,999, Ernest Jones

This Vera Wang platinum ring from Ernest Jones will be a timeless gift that your other half can wear in their day to day life to remind them of all the happy years you have spent together.

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Matte Finish Platinum Ring – £1,300, Goldsmiths

This matte finish platinum ring from Goldsmiths is perfect if your husband is looking for a wedding ring upgrade. Platinum is traditionally finished to a high shine but we think this matte finish looks really stylish.

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Mont Blanc Set – £420, Goldsmiths

This classic Mont Blanc pen and cardholder set from Goldsmiths will be a stylish addition to anyone’s desk. The timeless Mont Blanc rollerball features platinum coated details and the black leather cardholder is completed with the Mont Blanc emblem.

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Platinum and Diamond Ring – £3,500, Goldsmiths

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.

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20th Wedding Anniversary Gifts

If you want to forget the rules and choose a wedding anniversary gift that is not china nor platinum then these are just a few of our favourites!

Custom Couples Portrait – £65, Ciara Long Designs

Capture your special moment in time with a specially commissioned couple’s illustration by Ciara Long of you and your loved one. It will be a lovely reminder of 20 years of marriage that can hang in your home for years to come.

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Personalised Map of the Stars – £79.95, Greater Skies

If your other half is the person you have spent many nights stargazing with then this stunning map of the stars from Greater Skies will be a stunning gift. Give them a specific date – perhaps your wedding date – and they’ll produce a map of the stars in the sky on that day. You can even add your own personalised message.

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Flowers – From £25, Marks & Spencer

Keep things traditional by sending flowers on your anniversary. Marks & Spencer have a range of gorgeous blooms and you can choose to add things such as chocolates and Champagne if you want to make your gift even more special.

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Mini Break – From £12, Virgin Experience Days

Whether it’s a romantic dinner and a night in a swanky hotel or a full-blown mini break away somewhere, Virgin Experience Days have a range of options around the UK. If your other half has everything they could want then an experience could be a much better idea than a physical gift.

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