Wedding Anniversary Gifts

The date of your wedding becomes something very special, with each passing year it grows in important and emotion. There are traditional colors and gifts for these times, and below we’ve listed some of the common ones. Don’t let this restrict you however, as getting your spouse something they’ll truly love is something only you can really do.

1st year Traditional Theme: Paper Modern Theme: Clocks

The color of this anniversary is Gold Yellow. The gemstone is Gold Jewellery (no stone specified) Alternate Stone: Peridot; Pearl.

Gift suggestions

Traditional Modern
Art Print Alarm Clock
   

2nd year Traditional Theme: Cotton Modern Theme: China

The color of this anniversary is Red. The gemstone is Garnet. Alternate Stone: Rose Quartz

Gift suggestions

Traditional Modern
Cotton ‘His and Hers’ bathrobes China ornaments (figurine, sculpture)

3rd year Traditional Theme: Leather Modern Theme: Crystal/Glass

The color of this anniversary is Jade or White. The gemstone is Pearl. Alternate Stone: Moonstone; Crystal; Jade

Gift suggestions

Traditional Modern
Leather-covered journal, photo album, diary. Crystal figurines; Pearl jewellery

4th year Traditional Theme: Fruit/Flower M odern Theme: Appliances (electrical)

The color of this anniversary is Blue or Green. The gemstone is Blue Topaz. Alternate Stone: Blue Zircon; Amethyst

Gift suggestions

Traditional Modern
Fruit and/or flower basket Electrical appliance (coffee machine, tv, fridge, etc); Blue topaz jewellery

5th year Traditional Theme: Wood Modern Theme: Silverware

The color of this anniversary is Blue; Pink; Turquoise. The gemstone is Sapphire. Alternate Stone: Pink Tourmaline; Rose Quartz; Turquoise

Gift suggestions

Traditional Modern
Art-print of trees; wooden sculpture Flower-based gifts, for example: plants, perfume, scented candles, bouquet of flowers, flower art print
   

6th year Traditional Theme: Iron Modern Theme: Wood

The color of this anniversary is Purple, White and/or Turquoise. The gemstone is Amethyst. Alternate Stone: Garnet; Turquoise

Gift suggestions

Traditional Modern
Box of sweets or chocolates Amethyst jewellery; art-print of trees
 

7th year Traditional Theme: Copper   Modern Theme: Brass; Desk Sets

The color of this anniversary is Yellow, Off-white. The gemstone is Onyx. Alternate Stone: Yellow Sapphire; Copper; Lapis Lazuli

Gift suggestions

Traditional Modern
Copper home ítems (vase, mugs, dishes, goblets, jug, bowls, etc) Brass home ítems (vase, mugs, dishes, goblets, jug, bowls); Desk Set

8th year Traditional Theme: Bronze; Pottery   Modern Theme: Linen, Lace

The color of this anniversary is Bronze. The gemstone is Tourmaline. Alternate Stone: Tanzanite; Bronze; Aventurine

Gift suggestions

Traditional Modern
Bronze or pottery home ítems (door knocker, bookends, vase, sculpture)  Aventurine, bronze or tanzanite

9th year Traditional Theme: Willow Pottery   Modern Theme: Leather

The color of this anniversary is Terracota. The gemstone is Lapis Lazuli. Alternate Stone: Tiger Eye; Andalusite

Gift suggestions

Traditional Modern
Copper home ítems (vase, mugs, globets, sculpture or figurine), Pottery Leather accesories (gloves, cap, jacket, belt, shoes)

10th year Traditional Theme: Aluminum   Modern Theme: Diamond Jewellery

The color of this anniversary is Silver; Blue. The gemstone is Diamond. Alternate Stone: Crystal; Onyx; Green Tourmaline

Gift suggestions

Traditional Modern
Tin or aluminium ornaments and accesories (sculpture, figurine, etc) Diamond anniversary ring

11th year Traditional Theme: Steel   Modern Theme: Fashion jewellery; Accessories

The color of this anniversary is Turquoise. The gemstone is Turquoise. Alternate Stone: Hematite

Gift suggestions

Traditional Modern
Stainless Steel accessories (key, ring, watch, men’s bracelet, wine chiller, cutlery set, clock) Fashion jewellery and accessories (necklace, earrings, bracelet, ring)

12th year Traditional Theme: Home Décor Modern Theme: Pearls

The color of this anniversary is Oyster-White. The gemstone is Jade. Alternate Stone: Agate; Pearl; Garnet; Tsavorite

Gift suggestions

Traditional Modern
Home décor ítems or renovations Agate, garnet, jade or pearls jewllery.

13th year Traditional Theme: Lace Modern Theme: Textiles; Furs

The color of this anniversary is White. The gemstone is Citrine. Alternate Stone: Moonstone; Malachite; Opal

Gift suggestions

Traditional Modern
Lace clothing, attire or home ítems Citrine jewellery

14th year Traditional Theme: Ivory or Elephant Modern Theme: Gold Jewellery

The color of this anniversary is Ivory. The gemstone is Opal. Alternate Stone: Ivory; Gold; Kunzite; Moss Agate

Gift suggestions

Traditional Modern
Ivory gifts, elephant-themed gifts Ivory gifts, elephant-themed gifts; Opal jewellery; gold-dipped eternity rose

15th year Traditional Theme: Crystal Modern Theme: Watches

The color of this anniversary is Red. The gemstone is Ruby. Alternate Stone: Rhodolite; Blue Sapphire

Gift suggestions

Traditional Modern
Crystal home ítems (bell, vase, wine goblets) Red watch

16th year Traditional Theme: Silverware Modern Theme: Silverware

The color of this anniversary is Silver. The gemstone is Peridot Alternate. Stone: Aquamarine; Golden Topaz

Gift suggestions

Traditional Modern
  Aquamarine or golden topaz,peridot  jewellery
 

17th year Traditional Theme: Furniture Modern Theme: Furniture

The color of this anniversary is Carnelian. The gemstone is Yellow. Alternate Stone: Amethyst; Citrine; Pink Tourmalin

Gift suggestions

Traditional Modern
Yellow Glazed Eternity Rose; Jewellery incorporating an amethyst / pink tourmaline / citrine (alternate stones for this anniversary), Watch; Furniture (new bed, coffee table, dinning room table)
 

18th year Traditional Theme: Porcelain Modern Theme: Porcelain

The color of this anniversary is Blue. The gemstone is Cat’s Eye. Alternate Stone: Opal; Aquamarine

Gift suggestions

Traditional Modern
Cat’s eye jewellery (necklace, bracelet, ring, pendant); Porcelain home items (vase, mugs, serving platter, candle, sculpture).
 

 

19th year Traditional Theme: Bronze Modern Theme: Bronze

The color of this anniversary is Bronze. The gemstone is Aquamarine. Alternate Stone: Topaz; Golden Beryl

Gift suggestions

Traditional Modern
  Aquamarine jewellery; bronze home ítems, accessories or ornaments
 

20th year Traditional Theme: China Modern Theme: China

The color of this anniversary is Emerald-Green; White. The gemstone is Emerald. Alternate Stone: Platinum

Gift suggestions

Traditional Modern
China home ítems or ornametns Emerald jewellery; Light-Green Glazed Eternity Rose or Dark-Green Glazed Eternity Rose

21th year Traditional Theme: Nickel Modern Theme: Nickel

The color of this anniversary is Orange. The gemstone is  lolite

Gift suggestions

Traditional Modern
  Brass musical ornaments and accesories (brass musical instruments), lolite jewellery
 

22th year Traditional Theme: Copper Modern Theme: Copper

The color of this anniversary is Green. The gemstone is  Spinel

Gift suggestions

Traditional Modern
  Copper home items, spinel jewellery
 

23th year Traditional Theme: Silver Plate Modern Theme: Silver Plate

The color of this anniversary is Silver. The gemstone is Imperial Topaz. Alternate Stone: Sapphire

Gift suggestions

Traditional Modern
  Jewellery containing an imperial topaz; Silver-Dipped Eternity Rose. Silverware (plates, goblets, bowls, cutlery)
 

24th year Traditional Theme: Opal Modern Theme: Musical Instruments

The color of this anniversary is Lavender. The gemstone is Tanzanite

Gift suggestions

Traditional Modern
Opal jewellery necklace, earring, ring or bracelet Musical Instrument, tickets to a musical play or productions (orchestra, concert); Music related products; Tanzanite jewellery, vintage sheet of music.

25th year Traditional Theme: Silver Modern Theme: Silver

The color of this anniversary is Silver. Silver jewellery (no specific gemstone).

Gift suggestions

Traditional Modern
. Silver jewellery
 

26th year Traditional Theme: Pictures Modern Theme: Pictures

The color of this anniversary is Silver; White. Silver Jewellery (no specific gemstone)

This anniversary doesn’t have a specific color. This anniversary doesn’t have a specific gemstone.

Gift suggestions

Traditional Modern
. New work of art to display in the home; profesional photo or portrait of the couple; wedding photos printed on canvas with a stylish frame.
 

27th year Traditional Theme: Sculptures Modern Theme: Sculptures

This anniversary doesn’t have a specific color. This anniversary doesn’t have a specific gemstone.

Gift suggestions

Traditional Modern
. A sculpture; enrolment in a scultpure class
 

28th year Traditional Theme: Orchids Modern Theme: Orchids

The color of this anniversary is Lavender. The gemstone of this anniversary is Orchid Tourmaline. Alternate Stone: Amethyst.

Gift suggestions

Traditional Modern
. Book of orchids; bouquet of orchids; other orchid-related gifts (jewellery, art prints, etc)
 

29th year Traditional Theme: Furniture Modern Theme: Furniture

This anniversary doesn’t have a specific color. This anniversary doesn’t have a specific gemstone.

Gift suggestions

Traditional Modern
. Furniture (new bed, coffee table, dining room table)
 

30th year Traditional Theme: Pearl Modern Theme: Diamond

The color of this anniversary is Green. The gemstone of this anniversary is Pearl Alternate Stone: Diamond; Jade

Gift suggestions

Traditional Modern
Pearl jewellery (necklace, earrings, ring, bracelet) Diamond jewellery

35th year Traditional Theme: Coral/Jade Modern Theme: Jade

The color of this anniversary is Coral. The gemstone of this anniversary is Emerald Alternate Stone: Coral; Jade

Gift suggestions

Traditional Modern
Coral themed gifts; home ítems made of coral (sculpture, dish, figurine) Coral, emerald or jade jewellery; jade home items

40th year Traditional Theme: Ruby Modern Theme: Ruby

The color of this anniversary is Red. The gemstone of this anniversary is Ruby

Gift suggestions

Traditional Modern
  Ruby-Red glazed eternity rose; ruby jewellery
 

45th year Traditional Theme: Sapphire Modern Theme: Sapphire

The color of this anniversary is Blue. The gemstone of this anniversary is Sapphire. Alternate Stone: Alexandrite.

Gift suggestions

Traditional Modern
  Alexandrite jewellery; Dark-Blue Glazed eternity rose; Sapphire jewellery
 

50th year Traditional Theme: Gold Modern Theme: Gold

The color of this anniversary is Gold.  Gold (no specific Stone). Alternate: Imperial Topaz

Gift suggestions

Traditional Modern
  Gold jewellery; Gold topaz or gold imperial jwqwllwey; Yellow glazed eternity rose.
 

55th year Traditional Theme: Emerald Modern Theme: Emerald

The color of this anniversary is Emerald-Green.  The gemstone for this anniversary is Alexandrite. Alternate Stone: Emerald

Gift suggestions

Traditional Modern
  Alexandrite jewellery; emerald jewellery.
 

60th year Traditional Theme: Diamond Modern Theme: Diamond

The color of this anniversary is Diamond-White.  The gemstone for this anniversary is Diamond

Gift suggestions

Traditional Modern
  Diamond jewellery
 
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