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Traditional Anniversary Gifts

The symbolic gifts associated with anniversaries have changed over time and vary from country to country. The following list shows gemstones and metals most commonly associated with anniversaries in the United Kingdom.

1st

Freshwater pearl

2nd

Garnet/Rose Quartz

3rd

Crystal/Jade/Pearl

4th

Topaz

5th

Turquoise/Pink Tourmaline

6th

Steel/Garnet/Amethyst

7th

Copper/Onyx/Lapis Lazuli

8th

Bronze/Tourmaline/Aventurine

9th

Lapis Lazuli/Tiger Eye

10th

Aluminium/Onyx

11th

Steel/Turquoise/Hematite

12th

Agate/Jade

13th

Citrine/Malachite/Moonstone

14th

Ivory/Moss Agate

15th

Crystal

16th

Topaz/Aquamarine/Peridot

17th

Amethyst/Citrine

18th

Garnet/Opal

19th

Aquamarine/Topaz

20th

China/Emerald

21st

Brass/Iolite

22nd

Copper

23rd

Silver Plate

24th

Tanzanite

25th

Silver

30th

Pearl

33rd

Amethyst

34th

Opal

35th

Coral

40th

Ruby

45th

Sapphire/Alexandrite

50th

Gold

55th

Emerald

60th

Diamond

65th

Blue Sapphire

70th

Platinum

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