After our list of wedding anniversary gifts from the 1st year to 10th year comes the better, stronger, and lovelier years. We’ve said it and we’ll say it again, each year that passes stands as a testament to your love and steadfast connection.
Here’s your guide to wedding anniversary gifts when you hit that double digits:
11th year: Turquoise
The modern custom for the 11th wedding anniversary is to give Turquoise. It is rare and valuable in finer grades and has been prized as a gem and ornamental stone for thousands of years owing to its unique colour. Turquoise looks great set in chunky necklaces or in bracelets.
12th year: Jade
Celebrate 12 years together with Jade. Jade is an ornamental gemstone in a rich green hue. It is very striking in both womens and menswear. Pair it with matching rings for a lovely effect.
13th year: Citrine
Citrine is a variety of quartz whose colour ranges from a pale yellow to brown. Natural citrines are rare; most commercial citrines are heat-treated amethyst or smoky quartzes. Citrine is the perfect gemstone to give your partner on your 13th wedding anniversary!
14th year: Opal
Opals are a beautiful way for the 14th anniversary celebration! All of Nature’s splendour seems to be reflected in the manifold opulence of fine Opals: fire and lightnings, all the colours of the rainbow and the soft shine of far seas. Australia is the classical country of origin. Almost ninety-five per cent of all fine opals come from the dry and remote outback deserts.
15th year: Rhodolite
Rhodolite is a varietal name for rose-pink to red variants of a species in the garnet family. This pink stone is perfect for celebrating your 15th year together. Set against rose gold for a sweet pink jewellery piece.
20th year: Emerald
Emeralds are the beautiful gemstone that celebrate your 20th wedding anniversary. It’s bold and elegant colour is perfect for wedding bands, pendants and bracelets.
25th year: Tsavorite
This gorgeous green species of garnet is a stunning complement to your quarter-of-a-century love celebration. Give your spouse a pendant or bracelet charm for your 25th wedding anniversary! Silver is the precious metal of the year- so set your Tsavorite in a lovely silver band or string it on a silver chain.
30th year: Pearl
Celebrate your timeless love with this timeless classic. Pearls are truly a lovely addition to your jewellery box. Pearls look wonderful strung as a single string or as stud earrings. Pearls are given as a gift, such as earrings, necklace, bracelet, cuff links or a religious rosary. Pearls are great for a 30th wedding anniversary.
40th year: Ruby
The ruby is a precious stone fit for your precious relationship! Rubies are a lovely rich red to pink hue and is the symbol for passionate love. It’s the perfect 40th wedding anniversary gift!