27th Wedding Anniversary

Unwind with giggles on your 27th wedding anniversary! Check out my guide for unique gift and celebration ideas to make your day unforgettable.

Author: Justin AldridgePage Updated: 28 May 2024

Discover The 27th Year Wedding Anniversary

27 years! You guys are the OGs of love and are setting the bar high for all the young-ins! But let’s be real, no one wants to do the same old anniversary routine. I’ll show you how to make your 27th wedding anniversary feel like a first date all over again, with a million laughs and zero regrets.

Traditional Gift

Look at that, 27 years together! Now’s the perfect time to celebrate in your own special way. There’s no traditional gift for this anniversary, so feel free to get creative and personal. Skip the usual crystal and silver. Instead, pick a gift that really shows what your relationship is all about.

Personalized gifts are always a winner—they embody your shared memories and special moments. Consider a gift inspired by an inside joke or something that represents a common interest. Or perhaps plan a surprise date night that will become a cherished memory. The key is to make your anniversary celebration truly personal and memorable.

sea glass love birds


A wonderful handmade artwork displaying two birds in love and a heart shaped balloon, all handmade with sea glass and pebbles. The sea glass and pebbles are collected by the artists from the beautiful Mediterranean beaches in Southern Spain. Personalized for you.

The perfect frame for an Anniversary or wedding gift.

Traditional Gemstone

Jet stone is the 27th wedding anniversary gemstone

The jet stone, with its dark, sleek look, is traditionally linked to the 27th wedding anniversary. Unlike the usual shiny gems, it’s actually fossilized wood that’s been under high pressure for millions of years. It’s a lot like a strong marriage that has weathered the ups and downs of life. And there’s something charmingly vintage about its smooth, matte finish and subtle gleam.

Ancient legends say the jet absorbs and protects against negative energies. So, when a couple celebrates their 27th anniversary, this stone’s deep black color stands for the profound love and commitment they’ve cultivated over almost three decades. It’s a token of strength and good luck, giving them the confidence to face whatever the future holds.

But this gemstone isn’t just about good looks. It’s a tribute to the challenges you’ve beaten and the bond that keeps growing stronger each year. The jet stone comes with a rich backstory, its quiet beauty, and a symbolic promise of protection against life’s storms. It’s just the right symbol for a strong marriage that’s been through it all.

Traditional Flower

Cosmos is the traditional flower for the 27th year anniversary

The cosmos symbolizes 27 years of marriage. With their bright petals dancing in the wind, they almost look like they’re celebrating. They come in all sorts of colors – from bold red to sunny yellow, echoing the happiness of long-lasting love.

Despite their tender look, cosmos plants are resilient, blooming year after year with minimal care. They mirror your journey of growth through dedication and understanding. Gifting this special flower celebrates the couple’s ability to thrive together, proving that love when nurtured, blossoms beautifully.

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Modern Gift

Sculptures are the perfect gift for a 27th wedding anniversary. They’re a symbol of how a marriage evolves with time. Think about it – an artist starts with a rough piece of stone and slowly shapes it into something beautiful. That’s what a long-term marriage is like. 

This shaping isn’t always easy. It takes patience and understanding to smooth out the rough edges. But with each passing year, you learn more about your partner. You learn to appreciate their quirks and adapt to their habits. You start to bring out the best in each other, just like a sculptor brings out the beauty in a block of stone.

Over time, the trials and tribulations you face together leave their mark. They carve character and bring depth to your relationship. And after 27 years, you can truly see the beauty of your marriage. It’s weathered storms and come out stronger, just like a sculpture that withstands the test of time.

How Long You´ve Been Married

27 years / 324 months / 1,409 weeks / 9,862 days / 236,688 hours / 14,201,280 minutes (more or less)

Fun Fact

If you lived on Neptune, you would have been married for 0.16 years and if you lived on Mercury 112.13 years…get your head around those figures!

Gift Ideas for your Husband

It’s your anniversary, and you want to treat your husband like the king he is! Skip the boring gifts and get him something that really shows how well you know him.

  • Jet cufflinks set in silver – to sharpen his formal attire
  • Luxury pen set – make his writing experience better
  • Custom sculpture – capture his love for pets, sports, or personal interests
  • Toolset or new tool bag – equip his next project with the right gear
  • High-quality car or motorbike model – display his automotive passion
  • Learn to fly experience day – give him the thrill of piloting
  • Custom bobblehead figure – bring a personalized, fun touch to his space
Cup cakes anniversary sea glasss frame


A wonderful framed unique design of a pair of cup cakes with a message that you can personalize, all made with genuine sea glass. The sea glass and is collected by the artist from the beautiful Mediterranean beaches in Southern Spain.

This makes for a lovely and unique anniversary or special occasion gift to give to your loved one.

Try this special wish:

To my darling partner in crime,

27 years of amusement and I still grin wider than the Mona Lisa whenever I’m with you. Thank you for all the laughs, adventures, and joy we’ve sculpted together. I’d marry you a million times over!

Here’s to 27 more years of creating weird art, eating cake, and growing old and silly with you. I love you!

Your wacky wife. XXX

Gift Ideas for your Wife

27 years together, huh? That’s a lot of time to learn what makes your spouse tick. I’ve got some special gift ideas for the lady who holds your heart.

  • Jet and silver bracelet – to wrap her wrist in timeless elegance
  • Romantic couples sculpture – immortalize your bond in art form
  • Silver and multi-gem necklace – add sparkle to her everyday look
  • Pop art sculpture – inject fun and color into her space
  • Sculpture workshop and lessons – offer a creative outlet to explore
  • Box of gourmet chocolates and flowers – delight her senses with sweetness and beauty
  • Fun bobblehead figure of wife – bring a smile with a personalized, playful gift


Handmade framed design of a couple in love, all made with pebbles and genuine sea glass. The sea glass and pebbles are collected by the artist from the beautiful Mediterranean beaches in Southern Spain.

This can be pesonalized with your own message and makes for a lovely and unique anniversary or wedding gift to give to a loved one.

Try this special wish:

To my lovely wife,

They say life is a work of art, and you make mine a masterpiece! Thank you for 27 years of laughter, happiness and sculpting our beautiful life together. I cherish every colorful memory with you and can’t wait to paint many more.

I’d relive all our adventures with you in a heartbeat. Here’s to 27 more years of joy!

Your biggest fan,

Your art-adoring husband. XXX

Gift Ideas for the Couple

Holy matrimony, it’s been 27 years since these two lovebirds tied the knot! They make it look easy, don’t they? Let’s help them celebrate with these fun and creative gift ideas.

  • Hand casting kit – freeze a moment of togetherness in sculpture
  • Home or garden sculpture – beautify their shared space with art
  • Art aprons for him and her – for couple’s painting sessions
  • Personalized map glasses – commemorate a special location in their journey
  • Adult paint and sip class – so they can explore and enjoy together
  • Two tickets to a comedy show – for a night of laughter and togetherness

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Fun Fact

Marvel’s Deadpool issue #27 holds the Guinness World Record for the most comic book characters on one cover.

The Twenty-Seven Club is a club for celebrities who died at 27 including Kurt Cobain, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin & Jim Morrison.

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Fun ways to Celebrate

Fun ways to celebrate your 24th anniversary year

At home idea:

Celebrate your 27th anniversary with a paint-and-sip party at home. Arrange easels, canvases, and acrylic paints in your living room, and serve wine to your guests while lively music plays. You can follow a painting tutorial or just let everyone create their own abstract art. The goal is to have fun, so don’t worry about being a perfect artist.

Add a little competition to the celebration by giving out prizes. You can have categories like “Best Love Story Artwork” or “Most Unique Piece.” When all the art is done, bring out the cake and snacks. Raise a glass to creativity, lasting friendships, and years of shared memories.

On a budget idea:

For a budget-friendly 27th anniversary celebration, plan a picnic at the park. Load up a basket with your favorite finger foods, grab a cozy blanket, and head to a local park where free outdoor jazz is on the menu. Bring plastic wine glasses and an anniversary cake for a casual date. Now, move to the music and share laughs as you enjoy the live tunes.

To ramp up the fun, try guessing the next song’s lyrics or challenge each other to a dance-off. You can even make some homemade awards like “Best Dance Moves” or “Picnic Prep Star” and give them to each other with a flourish. It’s all about embracing the festive, romantic spirit of the day. You can also take some selfies or strike a pose with the band if you’re feeling whimsical.

An adventurous idea:

Art inspired scavenger hunt, seek out sculptures around your town and city

Consider an art-inspired scavenger hunt for your 27th anniversary. Wander through public art, galleries, and museums, hand in hand, taking in the artwork that has special meaning for you. Capture these moments with photos – a quick kiss by a colorful mural, hands intertwined near a cherished sculpture, or a celebratory champagne toast at a unique exhibit.

The point is to reflect on your 27 years together through the art you encounter. Discuss which pieces resonate with your journey and take the opportunity to uncover new local treasures, building fresh memories. Then, wrap up your art-filled day by choosing a new favorite spot from your adventure and enjoying a relaxed dinner nearby. Let the day be a tribute to art, love, and your lasting connection.

A luxury idea:

Book a fancy “Artsy Anniversary Getaway” for some gallery glam. First, pick a hotel close to the buzz of modern art galleries and museums for a cultured weekend break. Spend your days exploring sculpture gardens and then kick back in your plush suite. Next, get dressed up for a posh dinner with a killer view. Have a laugh posing for quirky photos mimicking sculptures and joking about art critiques. You can also enjoy some downtime with couples massages, lazy room service breakfasts in comfy robes, and balcony champagne toasts.

Make it a chilled-out weekend full of romance and artistic fun. After 27 years together, you both deserve this splash of luxury and a break from the ordinary!

Fun Fact

Queen Victoria was to become Whitby Jet’s most prolific patron, when her beloved Prince Albert died in 1861. Victoria took to wearing Jet jewellery in remembrance of him.

Common Questions about the 27th Wedding Anniversary

Q: What is the 27th wedding anniversary called?

A: The 27th wedding anniversary does not have a traditional name.

Q: What is the 27th wedding anniversary gemstone called?

A: The 24th wedding anniversary gemstone is called jet stone.

Q: What is the 27th wedding anniversary symbol?

A: There isn’t a specific symbol to represent the 27th wedding anniversary. But if you want to give a modern gift, you can use sculptures as inspiration.

Q: What is the 27th wedding anniversary color?

A: You can celebrate the 27th wedding anniversary with your favorite color or black to match the jet gemstone, as this special occasion doesn’t have a traditional color associated with it.

Q: What are the traditional and modern gifts for a 27th wedding anniversary?

A: There isn’t a traditional gift for the 27th wedding anniversary. However, the modern gift is a sculpture.

Q: What is the 27th year anniversary flower?

A: The classic flower for 27th wedding anniversary is cosmos.

Did You Know?

The Statue of Unity is the largest statue in the world. standing on a base of 58 m, total monument height is an incredible 240 m (790 ft.).

Is jet a precious stone? No, jet is a semi-precious gemstone, though it’s been beloved for centuries especially the victorians.

Whitby in England Jet gemstone formed over 186 million of years ago.

Traditionally, the cosmos flowers represent order and harmony. They are also considered a great gift of romance as they also symbolise joy and peace.

Traditional and Modern Gifts Around The World

Traditional Gift – UK UKNo Traditional Gift
Traditional Gift – USUSANo Traditional Gift
Traditional Gift – AustraliaAustraliaNo Traditional Gift
Traditional Gift – CanadaCanadaNo Traditional Gift
Traditional Gift – Spain SpainJet Stone
Traditional Gift – Germany GermanyMahogany
Traditional Gift – France FranceMahogany
Traditional Gift – Italy ItalyJet Stone
Flower Gift Anniversary Flower GiftsCosmos
Gemstone Gift Gemstone anniversary giftsJet Stone
Modern Gift Modern Anniversary GiftsSculpture

Lighthearted Wishes

Woo hoo! 27 years of marital masterpieces – how did you sculpt such an artistic love? Your carefree spirits and playful creativity have painted a beautiful life together.

Wishing you 27 more years of laughs, adventures, and displaying your masterpiece marriage!

Cheers to 27 years down, and 27+ more years of sculpting love and happiness together!

Wishing you as many colorful adventures as Van Gogh’s starry nights.

Here’s to shaping 27 more years of joyful memories together!

Just as Michelangelo chiseled David, may you chip away at each day to reveal the art in one another.

Our wish for you is as endless as the sky in Rodin’s The Thinker.

Here’s to celebrating 27 wonderful years of marriage and a future as bright as your love! Enjoy every creative moment.

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About The Author

Hi! I’m Justin and I’m the typical sort of person that tends to leave things at little too late…especially when it comes to celebrating my anniversary. I started this website to help couples plan and celebrate their special occasions together. I don’t profess to know it all…but you can at least learn from my mitakes 😉 Read more about me here…

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