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39 Heartfelt 50th Birthday Gifts for Women – Unique and Thoughtful Ideas

Some women hate the idea of hitting fifty, while others embrace it, but either way it’s a milestone that deserves a heartfelt 50th birthday gift. Steer clear of clichés and choose something unique and thoughtful that will help her celebrate the half century she’s enjoyed and look forward to the decades to come, like jewelry to wish by or a book of affirmations to live by.

39 Heartfelt 50th Birthday Gifts for Women

50th Birthday Necklace

50th Birthday Necklace

With each circle representing one decade of her life, this 50th birthday gift is simple yet unusual, and will make a touching tribute. Crafted from 925 sterling silver, the five interlocking rings hang on a 19” chain, and if the length doesn’t suit the makers will adjust it free of charge.

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Fantastic 50 Birthday Gift

Fantastic 50 Birthday Gift

With age comes wisdom, and that’s exactly what this bracelet represents. Threaded with stunning Lapis Lazuli beads and finished with a tiny heart charm, this 7” bracelet will stretch to fit most wrists. Presented with a card that explains the symbolism, it’s a gift she’ll treasure for always.

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50th Birthday Retro Candy Box

50th Birthday Retro Candy Box

With almost 3lb of candy included in this box, it will be a sweet trip down memory lane for one lucky lady. Containing some of the best and most-loved candies from the past 50 years, this hamper of vintage sweets includes the likes of Pop Rocks, Wax Lips, and delicious Pixy Stix.

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New York Times Custom Birthday Book

New York Times Custom Birthday Book

Give her something fascinating to read with a New York Times custom birthday book. Filled with every front page featured on her birthday from the day she was born to the present day, this attractive book comes in a library binding, personalized with her name and date of birth.

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NoteCube Personalized Message Box

NoteCube Personalized Message Box

Reaching half a century is a momentous occasion, and 50th birthday gifts for women should reflect that. The NoteCube is a sweetly sentimental idea that gives her an actual box of messages that she can keep forever from the people she loves, all based on the qualities that she possesses.

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TUSHY Bidet

TUSHY Bidet

Mid-life can be a time of revelations, and one of those is that the planet is in trouble; another is that she needn’t wipe her butt anymore. The Tushy is a simple yet ingenious bidet system that’s incredibly easy to install, and which will do the cleaning for her without wasting any trees.

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Firstleaf Customizable Wine Club Subscription

Firstleaf Customizable Wine Club Subscription

If learning about wine is on her list of things to do, the FirstLeaf Club will help her to do just that. Based on an initial quiz, FirstLeaf will send her a selection of fine wines every one, two, or three months which are chosen from the ratings she gives the previous delivery’s bottles.

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Custom Painting

Custom Painting

She can have the whole family, group of friends, or beloved pets together in one beautiful portrait with Paint Your Life. Taken from one or more photographs, Paint Your Life can create a stunning painting or drawing, even bringing together people or pets who have sadly been lost but never forgotten.

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Allay Green Therapy Light

Allay Green Therapy Light

Loud noise isn’t the only thing that can bring on a terrible migraine; artificial lighting can, too. Stop that from happening with the Allay Lamp, which uses a patented narrow green light that creates smaller electrical signals in the brain, and means that they no longer need to live in the dark.

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Hunt A Killer Murder Mystery Subscription Box

Hunt A Killer Murder Mystery Subscription Box

Some people take up a new sport, but if she wants to catch serial killers instead, the Hunt a Killer Subscription Box is for her. Delivered once a month, this box will contain clues, evidence, autopsy reports, and witness statements for her to pore over as she tries to discover whodunnit.

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Tempur-Pedic Mattress

Tempur-Pedic Mattress

We spend a third of our lives sleeping, so it makes sense to ensure it’s as comfortable as possible. The Tempur-Pedic Mattresses will make that happen. Designed to not only adapt to her shape and weight so it supports her beautifully, the Tempur-Pedic will also help to keep her cool as she sleeps.

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Rad Power Bike Electric Bicycle

Rad Power Bike Electric Bicycle

Whether she needs a bike for commuting or one for heading off-road at the weekends, Rad Power Bikes has the ideal model for her. From folding options to heavy-duty utility bikes and everything in-between, these electric bikes can travel up to 45 miles on one single charge and can carry up to 300lbs.

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VINGLACE Wine Chiller

VINGLACE Wine Chiller

Fun days out with the girls or romantic picnics for two – both events call for ice cold wine to make them more enjoyable. This stunning Wine Chiller from Vinglacé is made from stainless steel in a variety of beautiful colors, with double-walled vacuum insulation to keep wine and champagne cool for hours.

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Piquant Post Spice Subscription Box

Piquant Post Spice Subscription Box

Give her some inspiration in the kitchen with a monthly subscription to Piquant Post. Every month, she will receive a delivery of 3 – 4 of the most delicious, fresh spice blends with which to create 4 or more meals, along with a detailed shopping list and of course, the all-important recipes.

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UrbanStems Flowers

UrbanStems Flowers

Whether you’re looking for a one-off bouquet or a monthly subscription, UrbanStems will deliver stunning flowers directly to her door. From the delicate Summer Breeze dried arrangement to the aptly named Firecracker, these blooms will add a beautiful freshness to her home, with a bouquet to suit every occasion.

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Yellow Leaf Hammock

Yellow Leaf Hammock

Match her favorite color scheme to one of these Yellow Leaf Hammocks, and you will be giving her a 50th Birthday Gift that will keep her relaxed for the next 50 years! Suitable for outdoor use and totally weather-safe, these hammocks are ideal for between 1 and 3 people to enjoy.

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Purple Carrot Plant-Based Meal Delivery Subscription

Purple Carrot Plant-Based Meal Delivery Subscription

She can keep herself, her loved ones, and the planet healthier with a Purple Carrot Subscription Plan. Entirely plant-based, this meal plan service will deliver delicious fresh ingredients along with herbs, spices, and condiments for the breakfast, lunch, and dinner recipes she chooses to include on a weekly basis.

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BarkBox

BarkBox

A Bark Box Subscription will make an excellent 50th birthday gift for women who adore their pooches. Packed with goodies they can enjoy every month, each themed box will include treats, toys, and a chew that have been carefully selected to suit her dog’s size and age.

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NOMAD Portable Charcoal Barbecue Grill

NOMAD Portable Charcoal Barbecue Grill

If packing her bags for an adventure doesn’t normally include a barbecue, with the Nomad Portable Grill it’s just one more case to carry. Lightweight and portable, it opens out into an innovative design that can be burned on all kinds of surfaces, and uses fruit wood for a longer, cleaner burn.

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Solo Stove Fire Pit

Solo Stove Fire Pit

Keep her warm in the great outdoors with a Yukon Solo Stove. Weighing just 38lbs, this attractive fire pit can provide comforting heat whether it’s in the back yard or the back of beyond. With a 360˚AirFlow Design, it also produces less smoke, making it even more soothing to be around.

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5 Gems, One for Each Decade Necklace

5 Gems, One for Each Decade Necklace

Help her mark her 50th with this beautiful necklace. The sterling silver horizontal bar is encrusted with five sparkling cubic zirconia stones – one for each decade – and hangs on a sterling silver 20” chain, which can be adjusted free of charge by the maker if it doesn’t suit.

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Framed 50th Birthday Poster

Framed 50th Birthday Poster

Whether she’s having a party or just celebrating with an afternoon cake in the office, this wall art poster will make a fun alternative to the traditional guest book. Arriving unframed, this colorful ‘Cheers to 50 Years’ print can be signed by friends, loved ones, and colleagues for a displayable keepsake.

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Funny 50th Birthday Mug

Funny 50th Birthday Mug

Aristotle said ‘we are the sum of our actions’, and if her actions include looking like she’s 22, feeling like she’s 18, and acting like she’s 10, then that all adds up to 50. Printed on both side of this white ceramic mug, being 50 won’t seem so bad after all!

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50th Birthday Wish Jar

50th Birthday Wish Jar

Party guests can add their wishes for the birthday girl to this keepsake jar for a lasting keepsake she can look back on and treasure. Supplied with 100 wish tickets and a pen, it’s a beautiful take on the standard guest book and will make a wonderfully touching gift.

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50th Birthday Gift Box

50th Birthday Gift Box

This gift box makes a fabulous 50th birthday gift for women who enjoy a tipple. The stainless steel wine tumbler comes in a choice of colors and can be personalized with her name, while the shot glass says ‘50’. The key bottle opened comes in a choice of finishes, too.

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My Life Story So Far

My Life Story So Far

They say we all have a book in us, so help her get her story onto paper with this ‘My Life Story So Far’ journal. Divided into 9 sections, this book contains prompts to spark memories such as first dates, school friends, family roots, words of wisdom, and more.

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Scratch-Off Adventure Journal

Scratch-Off Adventure Journal

Something happens in middle age that makes us realize that we need to start working our way through our bucket list. If she hasn’t got one lined up ready, this book will give her plenty of adventures – the only catch is she won’t know what that adventure is until it’s too late.

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50 Pink Roses

50 Pink Roses

Say Happy Birthday with roses by sending her this incredible bouquet. 50 beautiful rosebuds will be sent to the address of your choice, and are available in green, white, yellow, and pink. Arriving as closed buds, the roses will take between 4 and 72 hours to bloom.

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50th Birthday 1970 Coin Heart Necklace

50th Birthday 1970 Coin Heart Necklace

Choose from a shiny finish or a patina for this cute US quarter necklace. An unusual 50th birthday gift for women, this necklace comes with a 1970 quarter which has had a heart shape cut out of the middle. The cut-out also hangs on the chain to complete the set.

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A Dozen Reasons I Love You

A Dozen Reasons I Love You

A dozen red roses has always made a beautifully romantic gift for women, but the blooms don’t last too long. Say it with wood, instead, with this stunning handcrafted set, which contains twelve wooden hearts printed with the reasons why you love her, all presented in a beautiful wooden box.

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Birthday Wish Candle

Birthday Wish Candle

Have her make a long-lasting wish with this very special birthday candle. Scented with orange and vanilla, this candle has a 60-80 hour burn time and is encrusted with a variety of beautiful crystals, each with their own magical properties, such as love, peace, and happiness.

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Mandala Wind Spinner

Mandala Wind Spinner

With both Hindu and Buddhist influences incorporated into the design, this beautiful mandala wind spinner will make a mesmerizing gift for women who enjoy unusual garden accessories. Peaceful and hypnotic, the spinner comes in cool or warm tones and is made from weatherproof stainless steel for years of outdoor tranquillity.

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Murder Mystery Puzzle Book

Murder Mystery Puzzle Book

While puzzle books might not seem like an exciting option for a 50th birthday gift, this one is like no other. Printed in a wonderfully gothic style, this book contains 20 murder mysteries which need to be cracked with the help of amateur sleuth Medea Thorne, and the reader.

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Birthstone Hummingbird Feeder

Birthstone Hummingbird Feeder

This stunning hummingbird feeder would look good as an ornament, but its use goes far beyond the aesthetics. Not only can you match the glass color to the recipient’s birth month, but the globe can be filled with nectar which delicate hummingbirds can access through the tiny red flower feeder.

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100 Movies Scratch Off Poster

100 Movies Scratch Off Poster

If she loves movies but can never decide which one to watch, this poster will do the deciding for her. Each of the 100 silver panels contains the name of an iconic movie, and once it’s been viewed the panel can be scratched off to reveal artwork related to that title.

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Under Desk Cycle

Under Desk Cycle

Busy lives leave little time for exercise, so give her the means to keep fit with this under desk cycle. It’s quiet enough to use in the office, and comes with 8 calibrated resistance settings so she can progress from easy to challenging, all while she’s writing an email.

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Wishbeads Intention Bracelet

Wishbeads Intention Bracelet

She can add strength to her intentions by writing them down and slipping them inside this pretty wishbeads intention bracelet. The perfect way to let the universe know what she wants, this bracelet comes in a choice of semi-precious stones like coral jade, lapis lazuli, and the delicate rose quartz.

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Automatic Pan Stirrer with Timer

Automatic Pan Stirrer with Timer

Free up her time with this automatic pan stirrer. Fitted with a timer, this smart device can be set to stir any liquid or sauce while she kicks back with a glass of something cold and bubbly, takes a shower, or gets herself ready for her birthday dinner guests.

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Tea Drop Sampler

Tea Drop Sampler

If she prefers to celebrate her half century with a cuppa instead of champagne, this tea drop sampler set will delight her. Presented in an attractive keepsake wooden box, the set includes five varieties of tea, all compressed into pretty shapes that just need to be dropped into hot water.

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Nevertheless She Persisted Puzzle

Nevertheless She Persisted Puzzle

Remind her of the power of women with this ‘Nevertheless She Persisted’ puzzle. Made up of 1000 pieces, this jigsaw builds into a picture of 24 of history’s most influential and empowering women, from Amelia Earhart to Malala Yousafazi, and all those in-between who have helped to change the world.

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Kimono Robe

Kimono Robe

Harness the power of the Four Directions with this beautiful 100% cotton kimono robe. Printed in indigo using a traditional batik technique, this robe is handmade in California using fabric that’s been printed by Indonesian artisans for the perfect garment for relaxing at home.

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North Star Locket

North Star Locket

If you’ve always promised her the moon and stars, her 50th is a great time to follow through on your promise. This gold-plated brass necklace includes a most unusual locket that’s embossed with the moon and the North Star, and a sentimental verse on the back.

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National Parks Color Map Mug

National Parks Color Map Mug

If she loves visiting America’s National Parks, she’ll appreciate this unique mug. Printed with a map of the United States and a list of all 62 parks, every time she visits a new park she can color in the tree that represents it before setting it permanently in the oven.

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Four Seasons Dried Flower Candles

Four Seasons Dried Flower Candles

Whether you choose her favorite season or the one in which her birthday falls, these candles make beautiful gifts. Handmade using a cotton blend wax, each one is infused with natural scents of the season, while the real flowers encased in the wax will glow gently as the wax melts.

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Owl Eyeglasses Holder

Owl Eyeglasses Holder

Ideal for those ‘senior moments’ that we all get, this wise owl will keep her spectacles safe and right where she left them. Handmade in India from a single piece of sheesham wood, this cute holder can perch beside her bed, on her desk, or wherever she tends to leave her specs.

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Knitting Caddy & Yarn Bowl

Knitting Caddy & Yarn Bowl

Knitting is a great stressbuster, but only if the yarn doesn’t snag or drop and roll away. This handy yarn caddy is like having an extra pair of hands, as it holds the yarn she’s using and feeds it smoothly through a slot, while also keeping needles, scissors, and other paraphernalia safe.

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Gardener's Harvest Basket

Gardener's Harvest Basket

Whether she likes to forage in the forest or gather in the garden, she’ll need somewhere to put her harvest. This basket is based on a traditional design and features a wooden frame with wire mesh so she can hose off the dirt and bugs before bringing it inside.

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Unwind Lavender Gift Set

Unwind Lavender Gift Set

If turning 50 is causing her stress, help her unwind with this fragrant set. Containing a lavender soy-blend candle to soothe her, a pillow mist to ease her into sleep, and a 100% cotton sleep mask, it also comes with a growing kit so she can grow her own lavender.

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Bathtime Essentials Wine Holder

Bathtime Essentials Wine Holder

There are few things more deliciously indulgent than sinking into a warm, fragrant bath with a cool glass of wine. This inventive holder sticks to the side of the bath with suction pads and features ash wood arms that are finished with beach stones to add to the carefree feeling.

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Wishbeads Intention Necklaces

Wishbeads Intention Necklaces

One of the most powerful ways to make a wish come true is to write it down, and this Intention necklace lets her do exactly that. The tiny pendant has room for a rolled-up paper on which her intention has been written, and is topped with one of four semi-precious stones

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Book Club Kit

Book Club Kit

If she loves to talk about books but needs a little direction, this Book Club Kit will make a great gift. Along with the conversation prompt cards and timer, there is also a book of literary cocktails from famous authors so she can enjoy a tipple as she talks.

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Bouquet of Honey Gift Set

Bouquet of Honey Gift Set

Honey comes in many different flavors, and this set will give them four of them. With each one produced from a single floral source, these honeys each have a distinctive taste and come with a wooden stand, a cherry wood dipper, and 2 packets of wildflower seeds to help the bees.

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Indestructible Adventure Notebook

Indestructible Adventure Notebook

No matter what she throws at this notebook, it will keep its good looks and usability. Made from waterproof polyethylene fibers, this book can even be submerged in water and will still be good to go; even stuffing it at the bottom of a bag won’t faze it!

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