47th year Wedding Anniversary

47th Modern gift theme of Books
The modern gift theme is books.

The 47th wedding anniversary deserves a fantastic celebration. Forty-seven years together is an incredible achievement and you should show your appreciation for each other with some lovely anniversary gifts for one another.

Traditional 47th Anniversary Gifts

There are many themes, gemstones and materials associated with other wedding anniversary years but the 47th only has one, which is the modern theme of books.

While there aren’t any traditional items associated with the 47th year wedding anniversary that simply means you can draw upon some ideas from our website to buy a few gifts for your wife or husband. If you wife loves flowers then you could arrange for a lovely bouquet of her favorite flowers to be delivered to your home and she’ll love it!

As you can see from our website, there are many books and ideas for anniversary gifts for sale that you can choose from.

Modern 47th Anniversary gift theme of Books

There are numerous gifts you can buy for your wedding anniversary. One idea is to purchase your partner’s favorite author’s new book. Or, to remind both of you of the past, buy something that symbolizes your younger years when you first got married. As there are many reprints of older books there might just be something really special and unique to you both that you could buy online.

Books are fantastic to buy as you can read them anywhere, you can share them and enjoy them together. If you’re planning on going away for your wedding anniversary then reading some books while you’re relaxing in the sun is a great way to while away the time.

Buying Books for a Gift

Buying the right book for someone is a very personal choice. It could be based upon their interests and books they have read in the past. If you know your recipient well, then it will be easier to choose a book that they will enjoy. However, if you are not sure what kind of book would interest them, then it can be a bit difficult to make a decision

There are many ways to choose books for your loved ones. One way is to buy based upon genres such as fiction or nonfiction or even by authors or publishers. Another way is to go by recommendations from friends and family who have read books that they enjoyed

If you want to give an idea about what genre or author might be appropriate for someone. Then it is best if you can find out what type of fiction or non-fiction they like best. For example, if you know someone who likes history books and especially military history. Then perhaps they might like a book on war generals or battles won by generals

Another way is to look at what other people who have similar interests are reading at present and see if there are any good recommendations in those areas.

Gemstone 47th Anniversary Gifts.

As with all wedding anniversaries a great idea is to buy a gemstone and although there aren’t any particular ones associated with the 47th year of marriage. You could buy her favorite gem whether that is a diamond, a sapphire or even a ruby. All ladies love to receive jewelry and what better day to buy her something really special than the 47th anniversary?

As you can see from our website, there are plenty of ideas for wedding anniversary gifts. As you have reached a stunning milestone of your 47th year of marriage together. You should make it really special and buy a fantastic gemstone, a beautiful bunch of flowers and some books that are special to you both. Whatever you plan to do on your 47th year wedding anniversary make sure you both relax and enjoy some quality time together.

The 47th year Anniversary Facts and Figures

47th Anniversary

On the 47th anniversary of your marriage you will be together for

  • 17,155 days or
  • 411,720 hours or
  • 24,703,200 minutes which is over
  • 1,482 million seconds!

During this time you would have shared, on average, over 128,600 hours of snuggle time (sleeping!) or about 14 years, 8 months

Assuming you don’t work together you’ve been apart for over 99,376 hours which is about 11 years, 4 months.

You would have by now shared about 37,400 meals together which equates to approximately 2 years, 6 months of continuous eating!

What’s Next

Next year, being the 48th Wedding Anniversary there is no traditional gift theme assigned as the appropriate gift theme. The Modern gift list suggests Optical Goods as the theme. The Gemstone Anniversary List offers no gift theme. Also there are no appropriate flowers assigned for the year.

Last year, the 46th Wedding Anniversary there is no traditional gift theme assigned as the appropriate gift theme. The Modern gift list suggests Original Poetry Tribute as the theme. The Gemstone Anniversary List offers no gift theme. Also there are no appropriate flowers assigned for the year.