34th Wedding Anniversary

The 34th wedding anniversary resonates with love’s truest essence – loyalty and commitment. I’ve put together a guide filled with gifts and celebration ideas that are as deep-rooted as your love.

Author: Justin AldridgePage Updated: 28 May 2024

Discover The 34th Year Wedding Anniversary

There’s something wonderfully freeing about the 34th year of marriage. You’ve traversed three decades and a little more with your beloved, and at this point, you know there are no typical gifts that can truly capture your precious bond. Check my guide to explore and ensure your 34th wedding anniversary is everything you’ve dreamed of.

Traditional Gift

The 34th wedding anniversary is a special time for couples to honor their long-lasting commitment. While there’s no traditional material linked to this year, opal has become the accepted modern gift. This gemstone represents the enduring nature of a couple’s love and the colorful journey they’ve shared over 34 years.

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.

Traditional Gemstone

34th year anniversary gemstone is amber

For your 34th anniversary, celebrate with not just one but two gemstones: amber and opal. Amber’s warm golden hues reflect the lasting warmth and resilience of your relationship. It’s like the sun’s glow captured in stone, holding the beauty of your shared history. 

On the other hand, opals bring modern elegance to this milestone. Their shifting colors perfectly echo the varied experiences you’ve shared together. Without a traditional gift for guidance, opals stand out as a vibrant choice, rich in color and meaning. 

Whether you’re drawn to the warmth of amber or the shimmering colors of opal, these gemstones represent the unique aspects of your 34 year love story.

Traditional Flower

The traditional 34th year anniversary flower is the poppy

Your 34 year marriage is like a field of poppies, always growing and blossoming. Poppies, which are vibrant red flowers, symbolize sleep and peace. They’re a perfect symbol of the comfort and calm that come from being with someone for so long.

Poppies can grow even in bad soil, but their petals are very delicate and fall off soon after they bloom. They remind you to value every moment of your married life because time goes by quickly. But the best thing about poppies is that they keep blooming if you take care of them. It’s the same with love. If you’re patient and caring, love keeps renewing itself, just like those poppies.

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Modern Gift

The opal is a modern gift for a 34th wedding anniversary. Its sparkling colors perfectly show the rich and varied journey of your marriage. Every opal is different, just like each year you’ve shared with special memories and growth.

This gem’s changing colors symbolize the many emotions in a long-lasting love, from joy to comfort. Opals can crack if not handled with care, reminding you that relationships also need gentle handling. Being kind and understanding helps strengthen your connection. The opal’s shifting beauty also shows how love stays fascinating and deep over time.

How Long You´ve Been Married

34 years / 408 months / 1,774 weeks / 12,418 days / 298,032 hours / 17,881,920 minutes (more or less)

Fun Fact

If you lived on Neptune, you would have been married for 0.21 years and if you lived on Mercury 141.19 years…get your head around those figures!

Gift Ideas for your Husband

No more generic gifts or last-minute flowers! I’ve got you covered with some heartfelt (and man-approved) ideas that scream ‘best wife ever.’

  • Amber paperweight – preserve nature’s artistry on his desk
  • Opal and leather necklace – elevate his overall outlook
  • Opal and silver tie pin – to accentuate his business attire
  • Handy book light – for his nighttime reading sessions
  • NFL own teams slippers – keep his feet warm with his favorite team’s logo.
  • Wine bottle puzzle – combine his love for puzzles and wine into one fun challenge.
  • Fun music genre t-shirt – to show off his music taste
Sea glass together beautifual place


“Together is a beautiful place to be”

A framed, handmade design of a family of birds made with genuine sea glass. Message reads “Together is a beautiful place to be”. The sea glass is collected by the creator from the beautiful Mediterranean beaches in Southern Spain.

This makes a lovely and unique anniversary gift..

Try this special wish:

My love,

As we mark 34 wonderful years together, I want to thank you for the beautiful life we’ve built. Even after all this time, you still give me butterflies.

I cherish the memories we’ve made and family we’ve raised. You are my best friend, my rock, my one true love. I am so blessed to be your wife.

My heart still skips a beat when you smile. You take my breath away and make me feel like the luckiest woman alive.

Thank you for making my dreams come true. I love you more today than our wedding day. Here’s to 34 more magical years.

Yours forever, XXX

Gift Ideas for your Wife

Here are some personalized gift ideas to remind your wife she’s still the one. Scroll through for timeless options that celebrate your journey together.

  • Opal bracelet – add some sparkle to her everyday wear
  • Opal and gold flip-flop earrings – for a touch of summer year-round
  • Amber and shamrock pendant – to carry luck close to her heart
  • Poppy print silk scarf – wrap her in the beauty of nature and art
  • Personalized music box – safeguard her precious memories
  • Ugg soft suede slippers – pamper her feet after a long day
  • Fun “Just married 34 years ago” t-shirt – celebrate your lasting love with a smile
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.

Try this special wish:

My love,

As we celebrate 34 years today, I want to thank you for the beautiful life we’ve built together. Your smile still makes my heart race like it did when we first met.

I cherish the memories we’ve created and family we’ve raised. You are my rock, my best friend, my one true love. I am so grateful to be your husband.

We’ve weathered every storm hand-in-hand. My love and admiration for you has only grown deeper. You still take my breath away and give me butterflies.

Thank you for making all my dreams come true. I can’t wait to start our next chapter together. Here’s to 34 more magical years with you, my darling.

Forever yours, XXX

Gift Ideas for the Couple

This anniversary, make their smiles as golden as their love. Forget the clichés – here are thoughtful ideas that’ll show them they’re the perfect pair.

  • Decadent gourmet chocolate box – for those shared moments of sweet indulgence
  • Tickets to a concert – share a night of music and memories
  • Personalized 34th anniversary canvas print – capture their love story in art
  • Funny husband and wife anniversary cups – start their mornings with a laugh
  • Wine tour and tasting experience – explore new flavors in each other’s company
  • Iridescent glass vase – fill their space with opal’s charm

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Fun Fact

Rest assured that you have a one-of-a-kind treasure when buying Opal jewelry.
No two opals are alike!

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Fun ways to Celebrate

Fun ways to celebrate your 34th year anniversary

At home idea:

Invite your dear friends over for an evening brimming with old-school fun and laughter. Your home can become the heart of celebration as you dive into board games that take you down memory lane, card games that test your luck, or unique party games filled with friendly rivalry and joy.

Arrange the living room with comfy blankets and cushions, maybe even some twinkling fairy lights, to create a cozy and inviting atmosphere. Encourage everyone to join in the banter and fully engage in the games. 

You can also set up various game stations to appeal to your friends’ different tastes. Have some intense board games for those who love a challenge and some hilarious party games for people who just want to relax. Suggest swapping stations throughout the night so everyone gets a taste of all the games. To make things more interesting, keep track of scores or have small prizes at hand for the winners.

On a budget idea:

Take a trip back in time for your anniversary by revisiting one of the first places you dated. It could be that snug café or quaint bistro where you shared your first laughs and romantic glances. Let this place remind you of how your amazing journey together began.

Enjoy a meal or dessert that tastes just like those early days. After this nostalgic meal, head over to a zoo. Watching animals play can bring back memories of the fun, carefree times that were part of your relationship’s start.

Or, if you prefer a seaside setting, choose a coastal town for your celebration. Stroll along the beach, watch the sunset together, and relive those romantic walks that remind you of your honeymoon.

An adventurous idea:

Enjoy an off road experience

For your 34th anniversary, take on an off-roading safari adventure that’s sure to pump up your adrenaline. Get behind the wheel of a rugged 4×4 or hop on all-terrain vehicles to conquer the great outdoors. This adventure gives you the chance to really get out there in nature. You’ll be exploring scenic trails, tackling tough terrains, and soaking up the wild beauty around you.

As you gear up and start the engine, get ready to hit off-the-beaten-path trails. You’ll navigate through wild landscapes, feeling the rush as you drive over rocks, splash through mud, and overcome obstacles.

A luxury idea:

Consider a luxurious trip to natural hot springs. Select a location where the hot springs naturally fit into the landscape. It could be a mountain haven with wide views or a coastal retreat where you can hear the sea. Either way, you’re sure to connect with nature as you soak in the warm, soothing waters. 

The journey to this tranquil retreat adds to the excitement, with beautiful landscapes marking the way. Once there, you’ll enter a world of calm, surrounded by nature’s beauty. Relax in the hot springs, allowing the healing waters to soothe your senses and wash away daily pressures.

Fun Fact

Amber is fossilized tree resin of ancient trees dating back millions of years.

Common Questions about the 34th Wedding Anniversary

Q: What is the 34th wedding anniversary called?

A: The 34th wedding anniversary could be called the Opal anniversary.

Q: What is the 34th wedding anniversary gemstone called?

A: The 34th wedding anniversary gemstone is amber.

Q: What is the 34th wedding anniversary symbol?

A: The 34th wedding anniversary symbol could be opal.

Q: What is the 34th wedding anniversary color?

A: The 34th wedding anniversary color is opal.

Q: What are the traditional and modern gifts for a 34th wedding anniversary?

A: There is no traditional gift for the 34th wedding anniversary, the modern gift is opal.

Q: What is the 34th year anniversary flower?

A: The flower for 34th wedding anniversary is poppy.

Did You Know?

Coober Pedy in Australia is famous for opal mining. In fact, most people live in underground houses to avoid the sweltering heat.
How did the town get such an odd name? From the indigineous phrase kupa-piti, meaning white man in a hole. LOL! 

July 2015 the NASA Reconnaissance Orbiter discovered opal deposits on the surface of Mars. It is one of the only Earth-occurring gemstones ever found in outer space!

The world’s largest and most valuable gem opal “Olympic Australis” was found in August 1956 at the “Eight Mile” opal field in Coober Pedy. It weighs 17,000 carats (3.4 kg; 7.5 lb) and is 11 inches (280 mm) long, with a height of 120 mm and a width of 110 mm.

The largest Opal matrix ever found is a colossus of an Opal Matrix found in the fields of Southern Australia. It’s an unbelievably huge stone of some 55,000 carats in size. Thats 11 Kilos of Opal

Traditional and Modern Gifts Around The World

Traditional Gift – UKUKNo Traditional Gift
Traditional Gift – USUSANo Traditional Gift
Traditional Gift – AustraliaAustraliaNo Traditional Gift
Traditional Gift – CanadaCanadaNo Traditional Gift
Traditional Gift – SpainSpainPoppy
Traditional Gift – GermanyGermanyAmber
Traditional Gift – FranceFranceAmber
Traditional Gift – ItalyItalyVase
Flower GiftAnniversary Flower GiftsPoppy
Gemstone GiftGemstone anniversary giftsAmber
Modern GiftModern Anniversary GiftsOpal

Lighthearted Wishes

34 years and counting – your love story is one for the record books! We’re so thrilled to celebrate your enduring romance on this very special anniversary.

Cheers to 34 years of adventures, surprises, and growing together! Your love is like a fine wine – only gets better with time.

To 34 years of dreaming together, supporting each other’s goals, and building an amazing life!

Happy anniversary to the dynamic duo! May your love story be a blockbuster hit, with many more sequels to come.

Wishing you both a fantastic 34th anniversary! May the years ahead be as exciting as a rollercoaster ride, with plenty of ups and the occasional loop-de-loop!

Wishing you a very happy anniversary filled with sweet kisses, warm hugs, and lots of cake!

Here’s to celebrating all the memories so far, and making many more in the years ahead! You are an inspiration to all who know you.

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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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