Know someone with a wedding anniversary coming up soon? Vintage wedding anniversary Jewellery is a popular Gift and there are pieces suitable to nearly every occasion. Some of these are not the same as the title of the anniversary but they are great fits for your special day.
Wedding Anniversary Jewellery
For wedding anniversaries the following pieces are traditional:
1st Anniversary is Paper – plain gold jewellery. A ring or a lovely vintage brooch?
2nd Anniversary is Cotton – Garnet set jewellery – a nice pendant or a pair of cufflinks for your man?
3rd Anniversary is Leather – Pearls are the traditional gift as leather gifts are not that common. – Earrings or necklace or tie pin for men
4th Anniversary is Linen – Blue Topaz Jewellery -A lovely range of blue shades available
5th Anniversary is Wood – Sparkling Sapphires are given
6th Anniversary is Iron – Amethysts – choose a lovely deep purple one
7th Anniversary is Wool – Onyx – A Victorian Scottish Celtic brooch or dirk set with hard stone
8th Anniversary is Bronze – Tourmaline – Wonderful colours available
9th Anniversary is Copper – Lapis-Lazuli – the traditional art deco jewellery stone
10th Anniversary is Tin – Your Diamond Wedding – how about a Victorian rose cut diamond for something special?
11th Anniversary is Steel –Turquoises – one of my favourites – a vintage ring or a charm is excellent
12th Anniversary is Silk -Jade – Jade bracelets were popular in the art deco era
13th Anniversary is Lace – Citrine – a bight yellow stone that looks good set in gold
14th Anniversary is Ivory – Opal – Black or white the choice is yours – try a brooch or cuff links
15th Anniversary is Crystal –Ruby – excellent stone for rings for both men and women or how about this crystal necklace?
20th Anniversary is China – Emerald – a beautiful shade of green – how about a necklace with an Emerald pendant?
25th Anniversary is Silver –plain silver jewellery – appreciated by both men and women. A silver bangle maybe?
30th Anniversary is Pearl – A better quality set than for the 3rd anniversary I think
35th Anniversary is Coral –Best to go Victorian here so that we are not damaging the environment
40th Anniversary is Ruby – Big and bold to celebrate 40 years I think
45th Anniversary is Sapphire – Sapphires come in white and pink and other colours if you dont fancy blue
50th Anniversary is Golden Jubilee – Gold and lots of it please
55th Anniversary is Emerald – 55 years – wow that deserves and Emerald ring
60th Anniversary is Diamond Jubilee – Lots and lots of them for 60 years
65th Anniversary is Blue Sapphire – Sapphires again!
70th Anniversary is Sapphire Jubilee – More Sapphires?
75th Anniversary is Platinum Jubilee – A bit heavy so make it a ring
80th Anniversary is Ruby Jubilee – Twice the size of the one you gave for a 40th anniversary
What wedding anniversary jewellery gifts have you given or received ? Anything missing from here? Please do leave a comment and let me know 🙂