Anamika S. Jain has been a social media consultant for six years. She has written more than 200 articles on relationships and dating.
Wedding Anniversary Gemstones and Metals by Year
Gemstones Jewelry holds a very special place when it comes to Wedding Anniversary gifts. Giving gemstones as gifts have been in existence since medieval times. Gems are suggested depending on their property and specialty the occasion carries. Emily Post , the best selling author of several books on etiquette, was the first author to publish a list suggesting wedding anniversary gems for important years in the year 1922. As the time moved on the anniversary gemstones list has expanded and more suggestions came into existence endorsed by several authorities and associations specialized in Gemology.
Given below are the Wedding Anniversary Gemstones and Metals for different years of marriage.
|Wedding Anniversary Year||Gemstone|
Yellow Sapphire, Golden Beryl
Yellow or Golden Diamond
Gemstones and Metals for different Wedding Anniversary Years
1st- Fresh Water Pearl
2nd- Rose Quartz, Garnet
3rd- Crystal, Pearl
4th- Amethyst, Topaz
6th- Garnet, Amethyst
7th- Lapis Lazuli, Onyx
8th- Aventurine, Bronze, Multi-colored Tourmaline
9th- Tiger Eye, Lapis Lazuli
10th- Black Onyx, Diamond Jewelry
11th- Hematite, Turquoise
12th- Pearl, Agate, Jade,
13th- Malachite, Citrine
14th- Ivory, Moss Agate, Opal
15th- Crystal, Ruby
16th- Aquamarine, Peridot
17th- Citrine, Amethyst, Aventurine,Aquamarine
23rd- Sapphire, Imperial Topaz
30th- Pearl, Diamond, Jade
35th- Coral, Jade, Emerald
45th- Sapphire, Alexandrite
50th- Red Gold Gemstone
52nd - Ruby
55th- Emerald, Alexandrite
65th- Star Sapphire
75th- Diamond, Sapphire
Other than Gemstones, Jewelry or Objects made of metals can be given as Wedding Anniversary gifts.
1st,14th,50th - Gold
7th - Copper
8th - Bronze
20th - Platinum
25th - Sterling Silver
So next time when you need to buy a Wedding Anniversary Gift, Why not choose from this Gemstones and Metals list?
- Wedding Anniversary Flowers
Who can resist the beauty of flowers? It is said that Flowers can convey a thousand emotions and have been used as a way of expressing feelings for centuries. The Flowers convey different meanings depending on their color and type.
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Linda Bilyeu from Orlando, FL on May 14, 2012:
Useful hub to many!! Thanks for creating it!!
Jonathan McCloskey from Cinnaminson, New Jersey on May 14, 2012:
A brilliant and useful hub for anyone looking for an anniversary gift!
Christine Mulberry on October 20, 2009:
Well, I guess in a few months I'm due for some Aventurine, Bronze, Multi-colored Tourmaline!