All About: Wedding Anniversary Stones

All About: Wedding Anniversary Stones

Looking for the perfect wedding anniversary gift to celebrate a milestone in your marriage?

Here is a guide for every milestone for you to remember and cherish…

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Looking for the perfect wedding anniversary gift to celebrate a milestone in your marriage?

Wedding anniversary stones go back to the Victorian era in England, where it was believed that the more time that had passed devoted to a relationship, the grater the value of the gift (gemstone) to celebrate the success of the marriage.

Here is a guide for every milestone for you to remember and cherish…

 1st year – Anniversary gemstone: Moonstone

This Stone is a symbol of light and hope, it encourages to embrace new beginnings. Making it the perfect anniversary gift for your 1st year, celebrating your new beginning in married life.

5th year – Anniversary gemstone: Blue topaz

Blue Topaz is an alternative for Sapphire, representing love and affection making it an excellent 5th anniversary milestone gift. It is also believed to symbolise honest and deep emotional connection, emphasising your 5th year in marriage.

10th year – Anniversary gemstone: Rose Quartz

When reaching your 10 year anniversary you could be feeling comfortable, which is wear quartz can help. This gemstone is said to help with inspiration and creativity as well as helping with concentration and knowledge – which is always useful once you’ve reached your 10th year!

15th year – Anniversary gemstone: Amber

You’ve made it to 15 years; red is the traditional colour of this anniversary however as an alternative amber can also be a suitable stone to represent courage and self-confidence. It is believed to represent the renewal of marital vows and act as a guarantee of promises, making it the perfect gemstone for your 15th year.

20th year – Anniversary gemstone: Emerald

Emerald is an elegant stone that makes a special gift to celebrate your 20th anniversary. As a big milestone in a couple’s life, this gemstone symbolises feelings that a couple hopes to keep after 20 years of a relationship such as strength and duration.

25th year – Anniversary gemstone: Silver Jubilee

The 25th weeding anniversary is known as the silver anniversary, traditionally the gifts are silver jewellery instead of a gemstone. Silver is to symbolise the brilliance of a long-lasting relationship. This means there are endless options of silver jewellery that you can gift, from earrings to necklaces, bracelets, and rings, you can have your pick from them all.

30th year – Anniversary gemstone: Pearl

Pearls are the gemstone associated with your 30th wedding anniversary because natural pearls are hard to find much like the rarity of finding someone to spend your life with and reaching your 30th wedding anniversary. Pearls represent the beauty of marriage.

40th year – Anniversary gemstone: Ruby - Alternative Amber

The red ruby has been connected to the 40th wedding anniversary for a long time due to its representation of love and passion, even more so after 40 years of a solid relationship. A ruby gemstone is a meaningful and durable gemstone for your anniversary. Why not try our amber collection for a ruby alternative range.

50th year – Anniversary gemstone: Golden jubilee

A 50th wedding anniversary is one to be celebrated with gold, it represents the richness, power and happiness of a marriage that has lasted half a lifetime. Gold represents the solid relationship you have built over this 50-year milestone.

60th year – Anniversary gemstone: Diamond - Alternative Cubic Zirconia

Diamond is a traditional gemstone for your 60th wedding anniversary, not only for the obvious but the diamond represents faithfulness, purity, and innocence. Diamonds show the enduring strength and love you feel for one another. Why not try our cubic zirconia range for a diamond alternative.

70th year – Anniversary gemstone: Platinum

For your 70th wedding anniversary Platinum is the perfect choice. Platinum is a very resistant metal much like a 70-year marriage! Making it the best choice for this milestone, platinum is seen to symbolise enduring love – what says that more than a 70-year marriage?

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