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Wedding Anniversary Gemstone

Wedding Anniversary Gemstone

Finding the right Wedding Anniversary Gemstone - Wedding anniversaries are celebrated all over the world.There’s no better way to measure how long you’ve been with the one that you love than to mark the occasion in a special way and the more anniversaries you celebrate, the even more special that date becomes! This is a trend that has a long and interesting history and plenty of lore and tradition buried in books and ancient cuttings.

"According to Hallmark research, the custom of associating silver with the 25th wedding anniversary and gold with the 50th wedding anniversary appear to have originated in the Germanic region of Middle Europe during the Middle Ages

The silver anniversary included a husband giving his wife a silver garland when they had been married 25 years."

In more modern times there has been a trend towards celebrating additional anniversaries, which is traditionally an anniversary gift for each of the first fifteen years of marriage and one for every five years after that. Here is a list of the following gemstones for each anniversary and their related meanings:

1st Anniversary – Mother of Pearl

There is a classical beauty in an item of jewellery containing pearls, whichever you choose, and pearls also have the quality of being totally unique

2nd Anniversary – Garnet

Garnet is an exquisite stone said to be therapeutic in times of trauma. Garnet symbolizes love, purity, truth and compassion.

3rd Anniversary – Moonstone

A precious stone that bears various symbolic meanings of great significance in people's lives.

4th Anniversary – Blue Topaz

Blue Topaz is a hardy stone, and has historically been associated with love and affection

5th Anniversary – Rose Quartz

Rose quartz is a lovely pink quartz - it is considered to be the love stone

10th Anniversary – Crystal or Green Tourmaline

Green Tourmaline is considered as a healing gemstone

15th Anniversary – Rhodolite

This is meant to promote inspiration and emotional healing. It encourages love, kindness and compassion

20th Anniversary – Emerald

Emeralds represent the strength of your relationship and the depth of your commitment to each other.

25th Anniversary – Tsavorite

Tsavorite is a garnet with deep green coloring, but retains clarity

30th Wedding Anniversary – Pearl

A pearl grows year by year, layer by layer, cherishing its beauty. Thus, a union of two people that has been grown

 40th Wedding Anniversary – Ruby

The ruby’s colour stands for love.

50th Wedding Anniversary – Gold

The 50th wedding anniversary is quite a milestone. A statement to strength, love and commitment, it is fitting that this celebration is represented by gold, a strong and beautiful metal.

60th Wedding Anniversary – Diamond

Diamond which comes from the Greek word adamas which means unconquerable and enduring. Many also believe that the fire in the diamond symbolizes the constant flame of love.

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