43rd Year Wedding Anniversary

43rd year wedding anniversary modern theme is travelHere at anniversary ideas we have a wide and varied selection of wedding anniversary gifts to choose from, and as you’ve reached the incredible achievement of your 43rd year wedding anniversary, you should really have a good look around and see what you can buy as a gift. You and your spouse have spent so much time together and know each other inside and out, and as the 43rd year wedding anniversary does not have a traditional material or symbol connected to it, the gift buying process is up to you but fear not we have a good selection to give you some ideas.

There are usually flowers that are associated with wedding anniversaries but not the 43rd. However, if your wife loves flowers or has a certain favorite then don’t hesitate to buy her a beautiful bunch of red roses or pink lilies as they will really light up her face. All women love to receive flowers and even though the 43rd wedding anniversary doesn’t have any connected to the date buying your wife some lovely flowers will go a long way to show your appreciation for her.

Unlike other wedding anniversary gifts the 43rd year doesn’t have any gemstones connected to it whereas the 40th anniversary has ruby as its theme, it does mean you can simply have free reign to buy whatever types of jewelry, such as necklaces, earrings, rings or bracelets as you like. Buying her some jewelry for the wedding anniversary gift is something that she will treasure forever and every time she wears it, it can be a memory of your special day.

There is one theme that is associated with the 43rd wedding anniversary and that is travel. Everyone loves to go on holiday and what better way to celebrate your 43rd wedding anniversary by jetting off to warmer climates. You can revisit your favorite holiday destinations or you could even visit places that you might be thinking of retiring to. You could even set up some holiday homes or even a timeshare so you can really splash out for your 43rd year wedding anniversary gift. Whatever you do, make sure you book a stunning hotel room in a glorious location so that you can both enjoy yourselves and relax during your special day.

Although there might not be so many gifts and themes connected to the 43rd wedding anniversary, traveling or simply buying any gift of your choice and ones that you know your partner will adore is a great idea. Make sure you think about the gift wisely as this day together marks a very special time in your life and it’s all yours to celebrate.

43rd year wedding anniversaryThe 43rd year wedding anniversary Facts and Figures

On the 43rd anniversary of your marriage you would have been married for 15,695 days or 376,680 hours or 22,600,800 minutes which is over 1,356 million seconds!

During this time you would have shared, on average, over 117,700 hours of snuggle time (sleeping!) or about 13 years, 5 months; assuming you don’t work together you’ve been apart for over 90,919 hours which is about 10 years, 5 months. You would have by now shared about 34,200 meals together which equates to approximately 2 years, 3 months of continuous eating!

43rd Year Wedding Anniversary Gift Ideas

Please see out 43rd Anniversary Gifts page for our full range of gift ideas some are below;

Traditional 1st Wedding anniversary gift theme is Paper

Celebrate your Paper Anniversary

origami couple with love heart in the background
Traditionally the first wedding anniversary year has a theme of Paper. Thus this anniversary is called the ‘Paper Anniversary’. To celebrate it you could give a gift themed with paper or perhaps have a celebration where the theme is paper orientated such as an origami evening!

Wedding anniversaries have been celebrated for many years with documentary evidence going back as far as the printed word has existed. In the 19th Century it was often a time when the friends of the couple called round to celebrate the event, nowadays it can be similar however often gifts are given as a way to celebrate the year of marriage.

Gift Ideas

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A popular gift for the 1 year paper anniversary is the Wedding Anniversary Memory album from Talus, the well constructed book is designed so the couple can add details of their lives together on their anniversaries from the 1st through to their 50th wedding anniversary. Ultimately this will become a great reference to your married life and something to look back though in future years.


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Other 1 Year Anniversary themes

Modern 1 year Anniversary theme – Clocks
Fresh Water Pearl – 1st year anniversary gemstone symbol
Pansies – 1 year anniversary flower symbol