Your 11th anniversary gemstone is Turquoise, a powerful
and strong stone that has been used for thousands of years for protection.
also has strength in romance too with Turquoise promoting romantic love and spontaneity.
Romance and spontaneity sound perfect to celebrate 11 years of marriage.
Turquoise first came to Europe from Turkey, which is why it is called turquoise as it comes from an old French word for Turkish.
Given with love Turquoise
is also believed to bring good fortune and an old Eastern proverb states;
"A turquoise given by a loving hand carries with it happiness and good fortune." Source: Diamonds, Pearls and Precious Stones by Smith.
Alternative 11th Anniversary Gemstone Gifts
Turquoise has such a
gorgeous and intense color and some believe it represents heaven on earth.
For us the turquoise color
represents the beautiful blue sky and clear blue sea you find on some of the
best vacation spots all around the world, from the Caribbean to the
Mediterranean sea, with quite a few favorite places in between.
Just think what a
fantastic time you would have relaxing on a Turquoise inspired vacation?
There are a number of gifts which we have included above that use the gorgeous color from leather to paintings.
Or on the traditional
anniversary list you celebrate 11 years with steel and there are lots of
alternative gift ideas.
Or on the modern list you
would be celebrating with fashion jewelry, how about mixing the color turquoise
with your jewelry? Tiffanys springs to mind for the ultimate combination of all
of the symbols – and yes they do steel pieces too.