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When you think about wedding anniversary gifts, you usually think about jewelry. What could be more romantic than giving your loved one a piece of jewelry that commemorates your years together with unique wedding anniversary gemstones! Do you know how to make the anniversary wedding gift even more special?
Have you heard of anniversary gemstones? One of the best anniversary gift ideas is to give a piece of jewelry with the corresponding anniversary stone. Every year has a different anniversary gemstone associated with it so that you can choose one with special meaning for you and your spouse. This blog post will review the stones for each anniversary year.
First Anniversary: Gold
A first anniversary is a special occasion worthy of celebration. For this reason, many people give gifts that are unique and memorable. One popular gift option is gold jewelry without a gemstone. You can pick between yellow gold, rose gold, or white gold.
This gift symbolizes the strength and beauty of the relationship and the enduring love between the couple.
Gold is also a precious metal that is associated with wealth and prosperity. It makes for a luxurious and meaningful gift cherished for years to come. Whether you opt for a simple pair of earrings or an extravagant necklace, your loved one will appreciate this thoughtful first-anniversary gift.
14k Gold Paperclip Necklace
This 14k Gold Paperclip Necklace is a modern take on the classic gold chain, this sleek 1.95mm 14k gold 18-inch lobster claw clasp paperclip chain is the perfect wardrobe accessory for the fashion forward woman. This elegant chain also comes in 14k rose and white gold. CH1094:601:P
Second Anniversary: Garnet
Garnet jewelry has been a popular choice for centuries, and it is easy to see why. This stone represents eternal love and faithfulness, making it the perfect gift for a special occasion. And with its rich color, garnet compliments any outfit.
Garnets are versatile stones with many color options: red, orange, pink, green, brown, or even black! Whether you are looking for a beautiful necklace, earrings, or a ring, there are many attractive options. If you are looking for a piece of jewelry that is both timeless and stylish, then garnet is a perfect choice.
Learn more about garnet, which is also January’s birthstone.
Third Anniversary: Pearl
Pearls have been prized for their unique beauty for centuries. They are smooth and rounded, with a classic shape that is elegant and timeless. For many, they symbolize wisdom gained through experience. No two pearls are exactly alike, making each one unique and special. Learn how pearls are made.
Pearl jewelry makes an excellent gift for a third anniversary. It is a way to show your loved ones how much you treasure them and commemorate your time together.
Double Strand 36 inch Pearl Necklace
When going for a classic look, a pearl necklace is a must. With its two strands of natural-colored 6.5mm pearls, this elegant pearl necklace is sure to impress.
Fourth Anniversary: Blue Topaz
The fourth anniversary is an important milestone in any relationship. It is a time to reflect on the past and look forward to the future. For many couples, the fourth anniversary is a time to recommit their relationship. And what better way to do that than with a unique piece of blue topaz jewelry?
This sparkling blue stone is said to represent strength and fidelity. It is the perfect symbol of love and devotion. So whether you give it as a gift or wear it as a reminder, let blue topaz symbolize your enduring love.
London Blue Topaz and Diamond Ring
This London blue topaz and diamond ring is fit for a queen!
The centerpiece oval London blue topaz is simply exquisite, with six dazzling accent diamonds weighing .18ct surrounding it.
The 14 k white gold band provides the perfect backdrop for the rich blue topaz, while the size 6 design ensures a comfortable fit. Inquire to resize.
Learn more about topaz here!
Fifth Anniversary: Sapphire
As the fifth anniversary gemstone, sapphires are a beautiful and symbolic way to celebrate five years of marriage. Sapphires are traditionally associated with royalty and are said to represent truth, sincerity, and faithfulness. This regal gem was thought to protect its wearer from harm and envy in ancient times.
Today, sapphires are still prized for their beauty and durability. In the world of stones, sapphires reign supreme. They are not only beautiful to look at, but their colors span every color imaginable – from blue and black through pink, orange, and green.
Whether you give your spouse a stunning necklace or a pair of elegant earrings, a gift of sapphires is sure to be cherished for years to come.
Blue Hexagon Sapphire and Diamond Engagement Ring Set
This custom blue hexagon sapphire and diamond engagement ring set is a true stunner! The blue hexagon sapphire center stone makes this engagement ring a truly extraordinary, one-of-a-kind piece. Sapphires are an excellent choice for an engagement ring and everyday wear!
Sixth Anniversary: Amethyst
The sixth anniversary is traditionally associated with the amethyst, a semiprecious stone representing calmness and serenity. Amethysts have been used since ancient times for healing properties by different cultures across the globe.
Today, amethysts are still coveted for their beauty and are often used for amethyst jewelry and other decorative items. For couples celebrating their sixth anniversary, amethysts make a beautiful and meaningful gift that can be enjoyed for years to come.
Two-Tone Halo Octagon Amethyst Pendant
A little bit of luxury goes a long way with this incredible amethyst pendant. Whether you’re born in February or simply drawn to the empowering purple stone, this dazzling piece is sure to make a statement. With an octagon amethyst at its center and surrounded by dazzling white diamonds, it’s easy to see why this necklace is on of our favorite! Amethyst represents personal empowerment and inner strength and for this reason, makes a wonderful gift!
Seventh Anniversary: Onyx
Onyx is a beautifully unique stone that has been used for centuries for its protective properties. It represents positivity and protection in one’s life. Whether you’re looking for a meaningful gift for a loved one or a little something to treat yourself, onyx is perfect for anyone celebrating their seventh anniversary.
Eighth Anniversary: Tourmaline
Tourmalines are gorgeous gemstones that come in a wide variety of colors. While many people think of tourmalines as only pink, they come in a wide range of colors, from deep red to pale green. No matter what color tourmaline you choose, a piece of tourmaline jewelry will be a beautiful and special gift.
Pink tourmalines are especially popular for anniversaries, as they symbolize love and appreciation. If you’re looking for a unique and meaningful gift for your eighth anniversary, consider giving your loved one a beautiful tourmaline.
Emerald-Cut Watermelon Tourmaline and Diamond Ring
Timeless and elegant, this customized emerald cut watermelon tourmaline and diamond halo ring is perfect for the modern woman. With its unique color and fine craftsmanship, this ring is sure to turn heads. Whether you’re dressing up or dressing down, this ring is the perfect accessory for any outfit.
Ninth Anniversary: Lapis Lazuli
The ninth anniversary is traditionally associated with lapis lazuli. This deep blue stone has been prized for centuries for its beauty and magical properties. According to legend, lapis lazuli was once used as an elixir by ancient Egyptians, who believed it could promote wisdom and enlightenment.
Today, lapis lazuli is still revered as a symbol of knowledge and truth. It represents the bond of love and friendship and is often given as a gift to mark special occasions. There is no denying that lapis lazuli is a beautiful and meaningful stone that makes a perfect ninth-anniversary gift.
Tenth Anniversary: Diamond
The tenth anniversary is the diamond anniversary, signifying the strength and durability of the marriage. Diamonds are the hardest known substance on earth, making them a fitting symbol for a long-lasting union. They also represent invincibility, which is perhaps why diamonds are the traditional birthstone for April babies. Diamonds are a worthwhile investment for a couple celebrating their tenth year together.
10-Diamond Anniversary Stack Ring
This breath-taking diamond anniversary ring is the perfect way to show your loved one how much you care. This 10-diamond anniversary stack ring is sure to turn heads! If you’re looking for a ring that will make a statement, look no further than this Bling Advisor stunner!
Check out our unique diamond jewelry collection to celebrate your tenth anniversary with your beloved one!
Eleventh Anniversary: Turquoise
The eleventh anniversary is traditionally associated with turquoise, a stone that is said to represent healing. Turquoise also represents positivity, making it the perfect gift for someone you love.
If you’re looking for a meaningful eleventh-anniversary gift, consider a piece of turquoise jewelry or a decorative item made from this beautiful stone. Whether you opt for a simple pendant or something more elaborate, your loved one will appreciate your thoughtfulness.
Salt and Pepper Shield Cut Diamond Ring with Band
Truly one of a kind custom piece! Fall in love with our custom Salt and Pepper Shield Cut Diamond Ring with Band. The main ring has a gorgeous Botswana conflict-free .95ct Salt and Pepper shield rose-cut center diamond surrounded by 22 round accent diamonds .11cts with G-H color, Si-1,2 clarity set in 14k rose gold.
A matching custom rose gold band with six .03ct round diamonds G-H color with Si-1,2 clarity and one marquise blue turquoise accent was also designed to be the perfect accompaniment to this unique piece. Both rings were designed for a finger size seven but can be sized to meet client needs.
Twelfth Anniversary: Jade
The twelfth anniversary is not usually a big milestone, but it is still important. It is a good time to celebrate your love and commitment. One way to do this is to give your spouse a gift of jade.
Jade represents positivity and harmony. It’s also a birthstone for March babies. If you were born in March, this makes jade even more special. Giving your spouse a gift of jade will show them how much you care about them and appreciate their love and support.
Green Jade and Diamond Ring with Halo
Green is the color of life, nature, balance, and growth: don’t you just love jade? This stunning Green Jade and Diamond Ring with Halo is sure to be an eye-catching addition to your jewelry collection. Sleek and highly polished, the 13.55ct oval green jade stone sparkles radiantly as it’s surrounded by 64 round F-H color diamonds totaling 0.99cts set in 14k yellow gold. This piece weighs 9.10 grams and is currently sized at 6.5, providing a perfect fit for any lucky wearer! Make this gorgeous Green Jade and Diamond Ring part of your fine jewelry collection today!
Thirteenth Anniversary: Citrine
The thirteenth anniversary is not as celebrated as other milestone anniversaries, but why not celebrate your 13th year of love and commitment?! One way to do this is to give your spouse a gift of citrine.
Citrine is a stone that represents future good things happening in your life. It’s also the traditional birthstone for November babies. Giving your spouse a gift of citrine will set you up for a long, happy life together.
Diamond and Citrine Stone Pendant Necklace
Add a touch of sparkle to your outfit with this stunning diamond and citrine pendant necklace. The cushion-cut citrine is a beautiful, deep amber color accented by five sparkling diamonds. The pendant is set in 14K yellow gold and hangs from an 18-inch 14K yellow gold rope chain. Dress up any look with this gorgeous necklace.
Fourteenth Anniversary: Opal
This year marks fourteen years of marriage, and it’s a wonderful opportunity to celebrate your relationship with a gift of opal. Opal is a stone that represents hope and purity. It’s also the traditional birthstone for October babies. If you or your spouse were born in October, opal is even more special. Giving your spouse an opal gift will fill them with happiness and gratitude.
Opal and Diamond Earrings
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These gorgeous opal and diamond earrings are set in 10k yellow gold. These will be loved as a gift for yourself or someone else!
Fifteenth Anniversary: Ruby
The fifteenth anniversary is a significant milestone, with a ruby as the anniversary gem. No wonder that ruby represents passion and love! Your partner will want to wear their ruby jewelry every day to signify your love!
Did you know that ruby is also July’s birthstone?
Sixteenth Anniversary: Peridot
The sixteenth anniversary is a time to reflect on all that has been accomplished and celebrate the enduring love between two people. And what better way to commemorate this special occasion than with a gift of peridot?
Peridot is a stone that symbolizes strength and resilience, two qualities that are essential to a lasting relationship. Whether given as a piece of jewelry or as a stand-alone gem, peridot is sure to be cherished for years to come.
Seventeenth Anniversary: Carnelian
The carnelian is a beautiful orange-red stone long associated with endurance and strength. As the 17th wedding anniversary gemstone, it makes for a delightful and meaningful gift. Combining it with a watch (the traditional gift for this anniversary) is even better! The carnelian encourages its wearer to follow their dreams and live life to the fullest. With its stunning color and rich symbolism, the carnelian will be treasured for years to come.
Eighteenth Anniversary: Chrysoberyl, aka Cat’s Eye
Cat’s Eye gemstones are fascinating for their unique appearance. The tiny inclusions that streak across the stone’s surface reflects light in a way that resembles a cat’s eye. This effect is created when light is reflected off parallel inclusions within the stone.
Cat’s eye gemstones can be found in many colors, but green, yellow, and brown are the most popular. The 18th wedding anniversary is traditionally associated with cat’s eye gemstones, making them popular for anniversary gifts. Cat’s eye gemstones represent a positive future. For these reasons, cat’s eye gemstones make a wonderful anniversary gift.
Diamond and Chrysoberyl Pendant
Introducing the Diamond and Chrysoberyl Pendant!
This beautiful piece features a 2.53ct mixed cushion cut chrysoberyl set in 14k white gold, with a single .05ct diamond suspended from an 18″ 14k white gold double cable chain. The chrysoberyl has a gorgeous color that is perfect for any outfit, and the diamond adds just the right amount of sparkle.
Whether you’re dressing up for a special occasion or accenting your everyday look, this pendant will definitely make a statement.
Nineteenth Anniversary: Aquamarine
Aquamarine is a stone of clear blue water. It’s known to bring tranquility, serenity, clarity, and harmony into one’s life. These qualities make it the perfect gift for your nineteenth anniversary. Aquamarine is sure to be loved for years to come, whether you give it as a ring or a stand-alone gem.
Aquamarine and Marquise Diamond Ring
This beautiful aquamarine and marquise diamond ring is a true treasure. The center stone is a gorgeous aquamarine, surrounded by marquise accent diamonds on either side. The band of the ring is made of 14k yellow gold and giving it an elegant look. This stunning piece will make you feel like royalty!
The ring is a size 6, but can be resized to fit your finger perfectly. Whether you’re attending a gala or simply want to treat yourself, this ring is perfect for any event!
Twentieth Anniversary: Emerald
Emerald is a stone that symbolizes love, fidelity, and friendship. It’s an excellent gift for your twentieth wedding anniversary. Whether you give it as a piece of jewelry or a stand-alone gem, it’s guaranteed to be loved for years. Your spouse will definitely appreciate this luscious gem as a present.
Emerald is also the birthstone of May.
Lab Created Emerald and Diamond Ring
This dazzling ring is sure to turn heads! The gorgeous emerald-cut emerald is set in yellow gold and surrounded by six sparkling baguette diamonds. This ring would make the perfect addition to any jewelry collection and would be a great gift for any special occasion.
Twenty-First Anniversary: Cordierite aka Iolite
Iolite is a stone that represents clarity, peace, and new possibilities. These qualities make it the perfect gift for your twenty-first anniversary. Whether you give it as a piece of jewelry or a stand-alone gem, Iolite will be cherished for years.
Twenty-second Anniversary: Spinel
Spinel is a stone with a symbol of hope and revitalization. Still, it also has the power to bring joy into people’s lives. These qualities make it the perfect gift for your twenty-second anniversary. Another reason to love Spinel is that it comes in various colors. So, whether your spouse’s favorite color is blue, pink, or red, you can find a Spinel they’ll love.
Multi Colored Gemstone Necklace
The perfect multi-colored cushion cut spinel gemstone necklace for everyday wear. This necklace is a great piece to add to your jewelry collection or a gift for that special someone who looks great in cool jewel tones.
Twenty-third Anniversary: Imperial Topaz
Imperial Topaz symbolizes powerful willpower. These qualities make it the perfect gift for your twenty-third anniversary. Imperial Topaz is also known for its beauty. This gemstone comes in various colors, from intense golden to deep red. No matter your spouse’s favorite color, you’re sure to find an Imperial Topaz that they’ll love.
Imperial Topaz Ring with Diamond Accents
This imperial topaz ring with diamond accents is for anyone who loves a warm color palate. This topaz ring is the perfect gift for someone who loves the November birthstone or who looks great in warm tones. This ring has a center 1.79ct high grade oval imperial topaz set in 14k yellow gold accented by a .17ct round diamond on each side, .34ct H-I color, SI-2 clarity set on a 14k white gold, finger size 7, weighing 4.3 grams.
Twenty-fourth Anniversary: Tanzanite
Tanzanite is not only a beautiful stone but also symbolizes good intuition. These qualities make it the perfect gift for your twenty-fourth anniversary. Tanzanite is a beautiful stone that comes in various colors, from blue to purple. It’s sure to be cherished for years to come, whether you give it as a piece of jewelry or a stand-alone gem.
Tanzanite and Diamond Ring
Looking for a dazzling piece of jewelry that’s sure to turn heads? This Bling Advisor ring is a stunning piece. Featuring a rare and beautiful center trillion tanzanite, flanked by six dazzling diamonds, this ring is perfect for making a statement. The 14k white gold setting ensures a comfortable fit and showcases the brilliant colors of the stone.
Twenty-fifth Anniversary: Silver Jubilee
Your silver jubilee anniversary is a very special occasion! And what better way to commemorate it than with a gift of silver? Silver is a beautiful metal that symbolizes purity and innocence. You can give your loved one a silver necklace, bracelet, or ring on this special day. You can also choose to have a piece of silver jewelry made specifically for this occasion.
Diamond and Ammolite Pendant Necklace
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Check out this stunning diamond and ammolite pendant necklace featuring a center large ammolite with 12 diamond accents. Ammolite is an organic jewel and represents wealth, wisdom, health, growth, and energy.
The entire piece is set in sterling silver and comes with an 18-inch silver cable chain. The necklace weighs 16.4g. Whether you are dressing up for a special occasion or adding a touch of luxury to your everyday look, this necklace is a must-have. Add the Diamond and Ammolite Pendant Necklace to your jewelry collection today!
Thirty-fifth Anniversary: Emerald
As the 20th anniversary, your 35th is the time for an emerald – a symbol of truth and love. Its green hue represents hope, wealth in the past, and a positive future. This makes them the perfect gift for a special 35th anniversary!
Emeralds also symbolize healing and regeneration, making them a thoughtful gift for anyone going through a tough time. With their classic beauty, emeralds are always in style. Why not give your loved one a set of stunning emerald earrings to complement the necklace she got 15 years ago?
14k Yellow Gold Oval Emerald Ring mounted on a Diamond Band
Make an impression with this magnificent yellow gold oval emerald ring. This large oval emerald solitaire ring is mounted on a yellow gold band ornate with dazzling diamonds.
It’s perfect for any occasion and would make a stunning addition to any jewelry collection.
Fortieth Anniversary: Ruby
Ruby is also the gemstone for the 15th anniversary, making it a truly special gift. Because rubies represent wealth and prosperity, they make the perfect gift for someone you care about deeply. So if you’re looking for a way to show your feelings, ruby is a perfect choice.
Headdress East-West Ruby and Diamond Engagement Ring
Delight in the dazzling design of this Bling Advisor engagement ring. A center oval ruby catches the eye with its vibrance, while 10 baguette diamonds and 8 round diamonds set in 14k white gold create a look that’s sure to stun.
Forty-fifth Anniversary: Sapphire
Sapphires are royal stones, symbolizing abundance and blessings for centuries. This makes them the perfect gift for a 45th anniversary! With their classic beauty, sapphires are always in style. Give your loved one this stunning sapphire necklace and earrings set on this special anniversary.
Diamonds and Sapphire Earrings and Necklace Set
This dazzling set is perfect for any special occasion. Featuring a beautiful center stone pendant and matching earrings, this set will have you looking your best. With diamonds accenting all three pieces, this Bling Advisor set is sure to impress. So make your next event unforgettable with Bling Advisor!
Fiftieth Anniversary: Golden Jubilee
Gold is the perfect gift for a golden anniversary! Gold symbolizes wisdom, strength, and endurance. So if you’re looking for a way to celebrate this special day, consider having a piece of jewelry made specifically for this anniversary. Whatever you decide, it will be loved and appreciated for years.
Fifty-fifth Anniversary: Alexandrite
Alexandrite is a stone that represents optimism, bravery, balance, and mental calmness. These characteristics make it an excellent present for your 55th wedding anniversary. Alexandrite is a lovely gemstone that comes in various hues, including green and crimson. Whether you give it jewelry or a stand-alone gem, it will have a unique meaning for your partner.
Sixty Anniversary: Diamond
A diamond anniversary is a very special time in a couple’s life. After being together for 60 years, it’s amazing to think about all the things you’ve shared: the laughter, the tears, the highs and lows. It’s only fitting that such a momentous occasion should be celebrated in style.
And what could be more special than a gift made entirely out of diamonds? Whether it’s a necklace, tennis bracelet, or ring, this will be a gift that celebrates your love for each other in the most special way possible. It will also be an heirloom that can be handed down through the generations, keeping your love alive forever.
Seventieth Anniversary: Platinum Jubilee
The platinum jubilee is a special anniversary for many couples. For this anniversary, couples may consider giving each other platinum jewelry. Platinum is a rare and hard white metal. This makes it a unique and special gift for this anniversary. When choosing platinum jewelry, couples should look for well-crafted pieces of high quality. These will be pieces that they can cherish for generations.
Did you know that platinum has similar characteristics to gold? Learn about the differences between platinum and gold!
Vintage Platinum Diamond Brooch
Delicate platinum setting with antique mine cut diamonds creates a timeless pin perfect for dressing up any outfit.
Seventy-fifth Anniversary: Sapphire
The 75th anniversary is a significant milestone, and it is only fitting to commemorate it with a special gift. Sapphires are a perfect choice, as they are beautiful and come in a wide range of colors. No matter what adventures you have experienced together over the years, there is sure to be a sapphire that symbolizes your journey. Whether you opt for a bracelet or ring, wearing your sapphire jewelry will help you to cherish all of the memories you have made together.
Bi-Color Sapphire Necklace Pendant with Diamond Accents
This dazzling sapphire necklace is perfect for anyone who wants a timeless look they can wear every day. The beautiful blue and yellow sapphires are set in 14k yellow gold and accented by sparkling diamonds, making this piece perfect for any occasion.
Eightieth Anniversary: Ruby
The 80th anniversary is the ruby jubilee. If your loved one doesn’t have a ruby ring or pin by now, this is the perfect time to give her one! Rubies are mostly known for their deep red color, representing love and passion. They’re also the birthstone for those born in July, making them a perfect gift. In addition to being beautiful, rubies are also durable, making them a wise investment. So if you still haven’t invested in this beautiful red stone, now is the opportunity to do so with a stunning ruby.
Fabulous Halo Setting Ruby and Diamond Ring
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Add some serious bling to your style with this halo-setting ruby and diamond ring. You’ll love the bright ruby centerpiece and the sparkling diamonds surrounding it. This ring is sure to turn heads, whether you’re at a formal event or just out running errands.
Find the Perfect Wedding Anniversary Gemstones for Your Special Day
Anniversary gemstones are the perfect way to commemorate your anniversary in a special and unique way. Whether you choose diamonds for your 60th anniversary or rubies for your 80th, these beautiful gemstones will help you to cherish the memories you have made together. Gemstones come in various colors, styles, and shapes, so you’ll find one that suits your taste.
Check out those custom gemstone rings designed by co-founder of Bling Advisor, Kathleen!