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Ruby anniversary present ideas

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SellingUp Wed 05-Aug-09 14:20:46

My in-laws 40th wedding anniversary is this weekend and I am rackig my brains what to buy them. Any ideas? I know I have left it too late really blush

Iklboo Wed 05-Aug-09 14:21:44

Take them out for a curry grin

(ahem - Ruby Murray = curry)

Sunshinemummy Wed 05-Aug-09 14:22:07

How much do you want to spend? What kind of interests do they have?

SellingUp Wed 05-Aug-09 23:00:03

LOL Iklboo

Probably want to spend about £100-£150 tops. They enjoy travelling, dining out & are currently taking ballroom classes - any ideas for a gift? Thanks!!

Clayhead Wed 05-Aug-09 23:04:32

Bit of a cliche but...nice red wine/port

farfalle Wed 05-Aug-09 23:11:19

We bought ours a "ruby anniversary" rose and planted it in a lovely pot. Needless to say, MIL changed the pot as soon as she got it home but that's another story!

SlartyBartFast Wed 05-Aug-09 23:14:29

ditto, i bought a ruby anniversary rose for relatives.
how about a nice picture frame, ruby coloured, with a pic of happy couple.

SellingUp Wed 05-Aug-09 23:18:15

Good ideas, thanks! Will have a thinky...

saggyhairyarse Thu 06-Aug-09 08:07:25

You can get ruby glass, it is made by the Bristol blue glass company:

http://bristol-glass.co.uk/xcart/pages.php?pageid=21&mode=preview

mumblechum Thu 06-Aug-09 08:12:11

I made my parents a card with a montage of photos from their "courting" & wedding in the fifties up to present dayfor their ruby.

Can't remember what I bought them for a pressie but for their 50th dh ordered them a newspaper from their wedding day (original, in a personalised box etc).

SellingUp Thu 06-Aug-09 14:32:09

I like the idea or ruby wine goblets, thank you!

We bought them both an original newspaper for their 60th birthdays.

thanks everyone

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