1st Anniversary: Gold Jewelry
Gold is the traditional jewelry gift for a 1st anniversary, and there’s no better way to celebrate than with a beautiful piece of gold jewelry. Gold is the perfect gift for a 1st wedding anniversary because it represents the strength and durability of your relationship with your spouse.
2nd Anniversary: Garnet Jewelry
The traditional gift for the 2nd anniversary is garnet. Garnet is a gorgeous red stone that makes a great accent stone for jewelry because it looks lovely in almost any setting (gold, silver, etc.).
With its fiery red color, Garnet represents passion and intimacy – qualities firmly established by your second year of marriage.
3rd Anniversary: Pearl Jewelry / Jade Jewelry
The traditional gift for the 3rd anniversary is pearls. Pearls symbolize purity and innocence, making them a wonderful choice as an emblem of the deepening sincerity and fidelity in your relationship as you approach your third wedding anniversary.
Jade- a green stone with wealth-enhancing qualities – is also thought to nurture a couples' wisdom, inner peace, and good fortune.
4th Anniversary: Blue Topaz Jewelry
The traditional 4th-anniversary gift is blue topaz. This gemstone has a vibrant hue that makes it perfect for celebrating the passage of time with your partner. Blue topaz represents love, hope, and faithfulness, so this gemstone is sure to signify all the good times you've had together over the years and look great on any occasion!
5th Anniversary: Sapphire Jewelry
The traditional 5th-anniversary gift is sapphires, which are the perfect stone to celebrate the growth of your relationship over the years. The stone itself represents sincerity, loyalty, and trust, making it an excellent choice for any couple!
6th Anniversary: Amethyst Jewelry
Amethyst is the traditional 6th-anniversary gift. This gemstone helps promote peace, calmness, and hope, which your marriage needs as time goes on!
7th Anniversary: Onyx Jewelry
You might be asking why a gift made of onyx is significant for the 7th wedding anniversary. Well, this classic gemstone represents strength and protection. It's also believed to bring serenity and balance to relationships.
8th Anniversary: Tourmaline Jewelry
What is the traditional 8th-anniversary gift? Some people may say that it's paper. Still, according to gifting expert and founder of Brides magazine, Wendy Diamond, tourmaline jewelry is the perfect way to commemorate your love for one another.
9th Anniversary: Lapis Lazuli Jewelry
Lapis lazuli symbolizes love, wisdom, and truth and is traditionally given as a 9th wedding anniversary gift because it signifies knowledge, understanding, and loyalty between couples.
10th Anniversary: Diamond Jewelry
It's been 10 years since you said "I do" to your spouse, and the traditional gift for this milestone is diamond jewelry. Diamonds symbolize purity and love, making them the perfect gift to show your spouse how much you care about them after ten years together.