A 60th birthday is a milestone in any person’s life. It is the time to celebrate your life and accomplishments. Instead of doing the usual party, why not give a unique gift that he will remember for years?
Unique gifts are those that express what you cannot say in words. They evoke emotions from within as well as make the recipient reflect on his life.
Purchase something he has always wanted or if he prefers giving unique gifts then get him something that will help him see things from another perspective like these:
1. A Telescope to Admire Stars or Universe
The ability to explore the unknown has been man’s dream since ages. Now with telescopes it is possible to actually see beyond what eyes can see. A telescope comes with extra lenses, stand, tripod and a carry bag. You can also purchase additional lenses if the view is not sharp enough for you.
The telescope is perfect as a 60th birthday gift for him because especially if it has something to do with his profession or hobby. It’s like asking him to look at himself in a different light.
2. A Scrapbook with Memories
Scrapbooks are a memory keeper; people have been using them for decades to keep special memorabilia of their lives. They provide a glimpse into the past or what life used to be like when he was young.
If you want something unique as a 60th birthday present, then scrap books should be your choice because they contain more than just photos. They have bits and pieces from his childhood and how his life turned out over the years is also in there. It’s not only about looking back at the milestones he reached but also realizing that there is much more left to do before time runs out.
3. A Photo Album
Photos are memories and we all have hundreds of these tucked away in a cupboard or drawer. If he is not organized with his photos, then you can help him create an album of sorts using your computer. Add dates, names and captions to the pictures so that he knows who’s who. Then get it printed on beautiful paper and give him one copy as a gift while getting the rest stored away safely.
4. A Self-Help Book
If you want to get him something unique for his 60th birthday then a self-help book will be well appreciated. It is like telling him to take charge of his life because time doesn’t stop and he has the rest of it ahead of him.
Self-help books are not just about looking back at your past but also being more aware of one’s present, helping in making most out of it by knowing oneself better.
The chances are that he will do some soul searching after reading the book and may come up with something new or fresh. He might even change himself for the better which would be great if you are hoping he’ll lighten up as time goes on.
5. A 3D Planetarium Projector to Explore All the Corners of Space
Everyone wants to be an astronaut when he was young but only few get that opportunity. So why not help him fulfill that dream by gifting him a 3D planetarium projector? This product will allow your loved one to visit various planets and constellations on full 180 degree dome projection over any surface. It comes with built-in speakers, remote controller and Bluetooth speakers.
6. A Personal Digital Assistant or an E-Book Reader to Gift Him His Favorite Books
Gifting a PDA/e-book reader is considered as one of the best 60th birthday gifts for him because it’s like giving someone space. Space to store his favorite books, music and movies. There are a lot of brands that produce such devices in the market but the most popular ones include Apple iPad, Sony and Amazon Kindle. Your loved one can also connect these devices to internet and search for latest e-books making this device very much useful for book lovers.
7. A Camera for Capturing All His Best Moments
If your loved one is a photographer then there are high chances that he might own different types of cameras from simple point and shoot to DSLR. Most people overlook the importance of photographs as they get older but not him because he has seen a lot in life’s ups and downs. So instead of purchasing another camera why not give him something unique like an automatic timer photo camera that takes amazing time lapse photos automatically without any assistance? This device is capable of exposing up to 5-100 images in intervals ranging from 1 to 60 minutes long.
8. A Smartphone or a Tablet for Staying Connected
Nothing says “age is nothing but a number” better than gift wrapping an iPhone 5S, Galaxy S4 or any other latest model smartphone! It’s not just about staying connected but also allows your loved one to have access to all types of multimedia at his fingertips. It is also capable of having different apps installed so that he can learn new things and keep himself busy.
9. A Retro Record Player for Playing All His Favorite Songs from The Past
In an age of MP3 players, iPods and smartphones a vinyl record player may seem outdated but it is still considered as one of the best 60th birthday gifts for men. It provides an old-fashioned classy look to a room. It is like having a piece of vintage style furniture with features such as CD player/FM radio, stereo speakers and AUX input that allows anyone to play their favorite tunes on vinyl records.
10. A Personalized Wallet for Keeping All Your Essentials at One Place
Why not give him something that he will never have enough of, like personalized men’s wallets. It comes with multiple card slots and a special ID window where you can upload your desired photo. Most brands offer customization on leather material so it is possible to create a unique design for his birthday gift. Some even come with built-in money clip to hold cash and receipts in an organized manner.
11. A Personalized Set of Beer Glasses to Make Him Feel Like a Real Man
There’s nothing like gifting your 60 years old hubby with personalized men’s drinking glasses. To be honest, it is one of the best gifts for him because he has spent most of his life working hard to earn bread and butter for family members. And now when you are presenting him something that would allow him to have a drink in style it simply makes the moment even more memorable.
After spending so many years of his life making others happy today is the time where he deserves some happiness from you. So instead of buying an ordinary bottle opener why not give him an armed 50 caliber bullet bottle opener? This will also add some extra fun to the occasion.
12. A Projection Alarm Clock If He Loves Waking Up To Music or Watching News
Most people focus on showing love rather than telling it, so instead of giving him a gift card why not give him something that he can use every day? A projection alarm clock is perfect as a unique 60th birthday gift for him because it enables him to start his day in a different way.
This device has the ability to project time, temperature and upcoming events on the wall at night so he knows what to expect when waking up. It also displays high quality images of latest news or music videos which are loved by people of all age groups.
13. A Retro Watch for Heightening His Style Quotient
Does he love vintage stuff or consider himself as a fashion icon? Then nothing can be more suitable than gifting him a classic men’s wristwatch that has been made from either solid gold, stainless steel or titanium. These timepieces have been designed with the intention to add some extra character to anyone’s outfit and also enable them to stand out in the crowd easily, so does he!
14. A Foot Massager for Pampering Tired Feet after a Long Day at Work
An extravagant gift may be helpful but something simple like an electric foot massager is considered as one of the best 60th birthday gifts. It provides relaxation after a tiring day. You just need to plug it in and insert feet inside the pockets and it will start working automatically to make them feel relaxed. This device is small enough to be carried on vacations which means he can also use it whenever he wants a little break from everyday routine.
15. A Personalized Wooden Sign That Can Be Hanged On Bedroom Wall or Above Bed
It may not look like an expensive gift but you cannot ignore the fact that it requires proper time, effort and investment. So as to ensure high quality of work is done before taking it up for sale. You can get these items personalized according to individual choice of design and wall color so they match their taste completely.
These are some of the best unique gifts you can get your loved one on his 60th birthday. These items will serve as great surprises and he will be thrilled looking back while thinking about your thoughtful gesture. So do not delay anymore! Focus on making this birthday count by giving an unforgettable gift that he will cherish for a lifetime.