Are you looking for that special anniversary gift that speaks to your unique love? There’s no doubt about it — jewelry makes a memorable and meaningful anniversary gift. Whether it’s the very first year or you’ve been together for ages, giving the gift of jewelry means giving something that lasts forever, just like your love. Find out which stone you should incorporate into your jewelry for this year’s anniversary by taking a look at the chart below.
What Are the Traditional Anniversary Stones by Year?
|1st Anniversary||14k Gold||21st Anniversary||Chrome Diopside|
|2nd Anniversary||Garnet||22nd Anniversary||Tanzanite|
|3rd Anniversary||Pearl||23rd Anniversary||Amethyst|
|4th Anniversary||Blue Topaz||24th Anniversary||White Sapphire|
|5th Anniversary||Sapphire||25th Anniversary||Sterling Silver|
|6th Anniversary||Amethyst||26th Anniversary||Citrine|
|7th Anniversary||Black Sapphire||27th Anniversary||Morganite|
|8th Anniversary||Tanzanite||28th Anniversary||Pink Sapphire|
|9th Anniversary||Amethyst||29th Anniversary||Aquamarine|
|10th Anniversary||Diamond||30th Anniversary||Pearl|
|11th Anniversary||Citrine||35th Anniversary||Peridot|
|12th Anniversary||Mother-of-Pearl||40th Anniversary||Ruby|
|13th Anniversary||Green Sapphire||45th Anniversary||Sapphire|
|14th Anniversary||Morganite||50th Anniversary||14k Gold|
|15th Anniversary||Ruby||55th Anniversary||Yellow Sapphire|
|16th Anniversary||Peridot||60th Anniversary||Diamond|
|17th Anniversary||Garnet||65th Anniversary||Pearl|
|18th Anniversary||Aquamarine||70th Anniversary||Sapphire|
|19th Anniversary||Green Quartz||75th Anniversary||Diamond|
|20th Anniversary||Blue Sapphire||80th Anniversary||Ruby|
What Is the Meaning Behind Each Anniversary Stone?
|Gold||Gold symbolizes compassion, generosity, and power.|
|Garnet||Garnet represents friendship, love, trust, and protection.|
|Pearl||Pearl is said to bring the wearer wisdom, innocence, and beauty.|
|Blue Topaz||Blue topaz is associated with honesty, clarity, and communication.|
|Sapphire||Sapphire is said to attract wealth and symbolizes virtue, good fortune, and wisdom.|
|Amethyst||Amethyst symbolizes spiritual healing, wisdom, and calmness.|
|Black Sapphire||Black sapphire signifies strength, power, and good luck.|
|Tanzanite||Tanzanite represents spiritual truth and intuition.|
|Diamond||Diamond is associated with strength, love, and cleansing.|
|Citrine||Citrine symbolizes positivity, growth, and confidence.|
|Mother-of-Pearl||Mother-of-pearl is said to bring good luck and prosperity to its wearers.|
|Green Sapphire||Green sapphire is associated with compassion, intuition, and clarity.|
|Morganite||Morganite represents innocence, love, and inner strength.|
|Ruby||Ruby symbolizes power, wealth, protection, and knowledge.|
|Peridot||Peridot brings good fortune, healing, and prosperity to those who wear it.|
|Aquamarine||Aquamarine is said to symbolize youth, happiness, and hope.|
|Chrome Diopside||Chrome diopside evokes love and commitment while keeping aggression away.|
|White Sapphire||White sapphire provides love, prosperity, and beauty.|
|Sterling Silver||Sterling silver symbolizes clarity, sensitivity, and awareness.|
|Pink Sapphire||Pink sapphire represents love, truth, elegance, and wisdom.|
|Green Quartz||Green quartz is said to awaken love, empathy, and compassion.|
|Blue Sapphire||Blue sapphire brings luck, happiness, and loyalty to its wearers.|
What Is a Milestone Anniversary?
Milestone anniversaries usually occur every five or 10 years, such as the 10th, 20th, or 30th anniversary. Every wedding anniversary year deserves celebration, but there’s something truly special about big milestone anniversaries. These special milestones are celebrated to commemorate the longevity and enduring love between a couple. The first wedding anniversary is also considered a milestone, marking the completion of the first year of marriage.
|1st Anniversary Milestone||14k Gold|
|5th Anniversary Milestone||Sapphire|
|10th Anniversary Milestone||Diamond|
|15th Anniversary Milestone||Ruby|
|20th Anniversary Milestone||Blue Sapphire|
|25th Anniversary Milestone||Sterling Silver|
|30th Anniversary Milestone||Pearl|
|40th Anniversary Milestone||Ruby|
|50th Anniversary Milestone||14k Gold|
How Can I Incorporate the Anniversary Stone into a Piece of Jewelry?
Shop Colorful Gemstones
In order to find the stone that matches your anniversary, shop our wide selection of colorful gemstones. You can find the perfect stone or mix and match colors that represent your relationship.
Try Our Family Jewelry
With our Family Jewelry collection, you’ll find pieces that allow you to add multiple gemstones at once. This is a great way to incorporate multiple meaningful anniversaries at once or add family birthstones.
Get It Engraved
If you want to make the jewelry you pick out even more special, consider getting it engraved. You might engrave it with their name or pick a meaningful date, like your wedding anniversary. This is a great way to make the gift extra personalized and unique to your story.
Anniversary Gift Ideas
At Shane Co., you can create a personalized piece that was made just for them by using our suggestions for anniversary stones or by showcasing their favorite color, birthstones, and more. Design your own ring with the center stone of your choosing, create a necklace that’s totally unique, or shop birthstone jewelry. Book a virtual or in-store appointment for further assistance from our expert jewelry consultants.