Choosing your anniversary gift is not just about the traditional and modern, or even the flower lists, there are stones for anniversary celebrations, too. Here we have listed the stone for each anniversary and included the stone's meaning as well.
We have concentrated on the meanings that bring love, happiness, health and wealth as they fit so well with each year's anniversary gifts, but it is not just about the meanings. These anniversary stones are stunning to look at as well. The anniversary stones are a great way to find the perfect anniversary jewelry for your wife or husband and you could include the meaning in the box.
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Here is the list of gemstones associated with each anniversary, for more information on each stone click on the link.
1 Mother of Pearl - it signifies faith and charity and is associated with protection and wealth
2 Garnet - this stone attracts love and soul mates and enhances creativity
3 Moonstone -brings good fortune and it is said that if you give your lover a moonstone necklace on a full moon you will always have passion
4 Blue Topaz - Topaz is the stone of true love
5 Rose Quartz - Keep the stone under your pillow and your marriage will have sparkle. Plus it makes you look younger too.
6 Amethyst - the stone of protection.
7 Onyx - is good for general happiness and prosperity.
8 Tourmaline - enhances tolerance and understanding, as well as protection.
9 Lapis Lazuli - promotes harmony in relationships and a stone for truth and friendship.
10 Crystal for patience and tranquillity Green Tourmaline, protects and draws money and revitalizes your joy in life!
11 Turquoise protects the wearer from negative energy and brings good fortune
12 Jade is used to draw love, prosperity, protection and healing.
13 Citrine will give joy and love to the owner, and it's also known as the lucky merchant's stone!
14 Opal - the stone of love for faithful lovers!
15 Rhodolite builds up confidence and love.
16 Peridot - Napoleon once made a gift of peridot to Josephine as a symbol of undying love and admiration. It is the stone of lightness and beauty.
17 Carnelian - gives your energy a boost and helps with a sense of humour, which is an important factor when you are married!
18 Chrysoprase encourages hope and joy.
19 Aquamarine - Folklore says the aquamarine will protect against gossip and if you are planning a cruise for this year's anniversary it is meant to protect you on the water.
20 Emerald is the sacred stone of the goddess Venus and is said to preserve love.
21 Iolite, takes you on the journey of enlightenment and also helps with money and debt problems too.
22 Blue Zircon, love, luck, happiness and prosperity
23 Yellow Topaz draws love to its wearer
24 Tanzanite promotes compassion and links your mind with your heart.
25 Tsavorite encourages self awareness and could be combined with the traditional gift of silver to make a perfect anniversary gift.
30 Pearl is the symbol of purity and elegance.
35 Emerald also brings good fortune and youth!
40 Ruby is filled with love and brings friendship and love when given as a gift.
45 Sapphire - the stone of loyalty and fidelity
50 Gold promotes good health and success.
55 Alexandrite stimulates pleasure and love.
60 Diamond - everlasting love and strength