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In following tradition there is typically a gift affiliated with the year of marriage that you are celebrating. These gift ideas are tales from the past that can actually end up quite romantic. There are also modern day twists on some of these gift ideas that may also give you some direction.

Here is to following tradition and some modern day ideas:

1st Year (traditional): Paper
              (modern): Plastic

2nd Year (traditional): Cotton
              (modern): Cotton

3rd Year (traditional): Leather
              (modern): Crystal

4th Year (traditional): Flowers
              (modern): Linen

5th Year (traditional): Wood
              (modern): Silverware

Here are some of the Bigger Milestones:

20th Wedding Anniversary (Traditional): China
              (Modern): Platinum

25th Wedding Anniversary: Silver

30th Wedding Anniversary (Traditional): Pearl
              (Modern): Diamond

35th Wedding Anniversary (Traditional): Coral
              (Modern): Jade

40th Wedding Anniversary (Traditional): Ruby
              (Modern): Garnet

45th Wedding Anniversary: Sapphire

50th Wedding Anniversary: Gold

55th Wedding Anniversary (Traditional): Emerald
              (Modern): Turquoise

60th Wedding Anniversary (Traditional): Diamond
              (Modern): Gold

75th Wedding Anniversary (Traditional): Diamond
              (Modern): Gold

Did you notice Diamond is on the Traditional list twice at 60 and 75 years? Yeah, Diamonds really are a girl's best friend, and if you live and maintain a marriage for that long, we say more power to you!

Do you have a great anniversary gift story? Share it with us now!

By Anne
Anne has been with since 2004 and came to us already knowledgeable about social stationery after previous employment with a wholesale printing firm.
Anne is mom to two young children who keep her busy and dreaming of sleep. But she wouldn't have it any other way!


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