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Gemstones For Each Wedding Anniversary

When wedding anniversaries start looming on the horizon, many spouses scratch their heads and wonder what they could possibly purchase for their loved one. If nothing else, jewelry is usually a safe bet. Here is a list of gemstones that are widely recognized as the proper choice for each significant anniversary.

1st Year: Typically gold jewelry is gifted, but an alternate gemstone choice would be peridot or pearl.
2nd Year: The appropriate gem is garnet.
3rd Year: The appropriate gem is pearl.
4th Year: The appropriate gem is blue topaz.
5th Year: The appropriate gem is sapphire.
6th Year: The appropriate gem is amethyst.
7th Year: The appropriate gem is onyx.
8th Year: The appropriate gem is tourmaline.
9th Year: The appropriate gem is lapis lazuli/green spinel.
10th Year: The appropriate gem is diamond.
11th Year: The appropriate gem is turquoise.
12th Year: The appropriate gem is jade.
13th Year: The appropriate gem is citrine.
14th Year: The appropriate gem is opal.
15th Year: The appropriate gem is ruby.
16th Year: The appropriate gem is peridot.
17th Year: The appropriate gem is carnelian.
18th Year: The appropriate gem is chrysoberyl.
19th Year: The appropriate gem is aquamarine.
20th Year: The appropriate gem is emerald.
21st Year: The appropriate gem is iolite.
22nd Year: The appropriate gem is spinel.
23rd Year: The appropriate gem is imperial topaz.
24th Year: The appropriate gem is tanzanite.
25th Year: Silver jewelry is typically gifted on the 25th year.
28th Year: The appropriate gem is orchid tourmaline.
30th Year: The appropriate choice is a pearl jubilee.
33rdYear: The appropriate gem is amethyst.
34th Year: The appropriate gem is opal.
35th Year: The appropriate gem is emerald.
38th Year: The appropriate gem is beryl.
40th Year: The appropriate gem is ruby.
45th Year: The appropriate gem is sapphire.
50th Year: The appropriate choice is a gold jubilee.
52nd Year: The appropriate gem is ruby.
55th Year: The appropriate gem is alexandrite.
60th Year: The appropriate choice is a diamond jubilee.
65th Year: The appropriate gem is blue spinel.
70th Year: The appropriate choice is a sapphire jubilee.
75th Year: The appropriate choice is a diamond jubilee.
80th Year: The appropriate choice is a ruby jubilee.
85th Year: The appropriate gem is diamond.
90th Year: The appropriate gem is diamond.
95th Year: The appropriate gem is a diamond.
100th Year: The appropriate gem is a 10-carat diamond.

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