Born or Married in 1960 Gifts
Are for a unique and meaningful gift for someone born in 1960? Maybe they are notouriously hard to by for? Look no further than Heads and Tails Jewellery! Our “Born in 1960 Gifts” collection is designed to commemorate their milestone birthday or any special occasion. We specialise in creating personalised jewellery pieces from coins that were in circulation during the year of their birth.
At Heads and Tails Jewellery, we understand the importance of creating gifts that are not only beautiful but also meaningful. That’s why each piece is handcrafted with care and attention to detail, ensuring that it is unique and special. Our collection of “Born in 1960 Gifts” features a range of jewellery pieces including cufflinks, necklaces, keyrings, hip flasks, tie clips, money clips, and coin rings.
To make our gifts even more special, we use genuine coins that were in circulation during the year of their birth. For those born in 1960, two coins that were in circulation in the UK are the half-crown and the sixpence. The half-crown was a silver coloured coin that was worth two shillings and sixpence, while the sixpence was a small silver coin that was worth six pennies. Our skilled craftspeople turn these coins into stunning pieces of jewellery that will be cherished for years to come.
In addition to our “Born in” gifts collection, the same jewellery lends itself perfectly to “Married in 1960 Gifts” for those celebrating their wedding anniversary. Our collection features a range of unique and beautiful gifts, including personalised jewellery, that are perfect for commemorating this special occasion.
Wearing a piece of coin jewellery from our collection can make the recipient feel proud of their birth year or wedding anniversary. It can also be a great conversation starter, as people will be curious about the unique design of the piece. Our jewellery is suitable for both formal and casual occasions, adding a touch of elegance to any outfit.
Overall, Heads and Tails Jewellery is the perfect place to find a special and unique gift for those born in 1960 or celebrating their wedding anniversary. Our personalised jewellery pieces, made from genuine coins, are sure to make any occasion extra special.
What happened in 1960?
- The Beatles formed in Liverpool in 1960, marking the beginning of one of the most influential bands in music history. They played their first concert in Hamburg, Germany in August 1960, and would go on to become icons of the “Swinging Sixties” in the UK, with their innovative music and distinctive style influencing popular culture and fashion of the time.
- The first televised debate between the leaders of the three major political parties in the UK, known as the “Great Debate,” took place in 1960. Conservative Prime Minister Harold Macmillan, Labour Leader Hugh Gaitskell, and Liberal Leader Jo Grimond engaged in a televised discussion about various political issues, setting a precedent for political debates in the UK that continues to this day.
- The introduction of the contraceptive pill, also known as “the pill,” in the UK in 1961 had a profound impact on society and women’s reproductive rights. The availability of an effective oral contraceptive allowed women greater control over their fertility and contributed to changing social attitudes towards sexual health, family planning, and gender roles, paving the way for the feminist movement and increased gender equality in subsequent decades.