Your 39th Wedding Anniversary is a time to celebrate your 39 years of marriage and to help you do just that we have put together lots of thoughtful gifts that fit with the theme and symbols for this year.
Here you will find
The 39th Wedding Anniversary does not have a traditional gift but it is on the Modern list where lace is the symbol.
You will also find your 39th Anniversary on the gemstone list where this year's stone is Agate.
You have probably seen Agate before as it is a stunning stone and very distinct with it's many layers.
Lace is also the traditional symbol for your 13th Anniversary.
Lace is a beautiful symbol of your marriage and means that you are entwined together to create a beautiful relationship, perfect for 39 marital years.
Agate stone with it's many layers represents harmony and rebalance, it calms and removes negative energy, plus it is stunning.
If you are looking for jewelry as your gift then there is lots of choice when it comes to Agate which is this year's gemstone.
And one of the great things about Agate is that it comes in lots of different colors; blue, green, orange, brown, black, white so there is bound to be a gift that your wife will love.
This gorgeous beaded Agate bracelet is available from novica.com here
And there are lots of stunning Agate jewelry available on Amazon here
Lace isn't the most obvious of gifts for your husband but you can find
If you are looking for a more masculine Anniversary gift then Agate is just that as you can find beautiful
When you are looking for a 39th anniversary gift for a couple you want something that will fit with the theme but something that you know they will also love.
Your 39th Anniversary flower is the gypsophila or the lace flower or sometimes called Baby's Breath. You will have seen it in lots of bouquets for weddings and it also looks amazing by itself.
There are also a number of plants that have lace in the name that would be a great modern alternative to lace.
To ensure you have a nice healthy plant you are probably best going to a local shop and seeing what they have available and recommend for your local area.
Agate was named after the river Achates in Sicily where it was first officially discovered by the Greek philosopher, Theophrastus in the 3rd or 4th Century BC. He wrote his famous book "On The Stones" 300 years BC which shows how important gemstones have been to us all for so long.
Due to it's stunning beauty and the healing powers of the stone it was used by the Ancient Greeks in jewelry and in the seal stones of Greek warriors.
However, it's use goes even further back than that as it has been discovered that it was used by the Indus civilisation in the 3rd Millenium BCE which was a Bronze civilisation in South East Asia.
They are volcanic rocks and have been found in lots of places around the world and because of this there are lots of varietes of this traditional gemstone.
They are all beautiful and with the skills of talented craftsmen from around the world make beautiful decorative objects to celebrate 39 happy years of marriage.
If you are looking to get away for your 39th Wedding Anniversary you could look at both symbols of lace and Agate as themes for your vacation and plan your trip to see these in their original homes.
Traditional lace has been created all around the world especially in Europe.
Agate has been found also around the world
As well as using the symbols for your 39th Anniversary gift you can also look to gifts from 39 years ago.
Next year you are back to the traditional Anniversary gift list for your milestone 40th Anniversary where the traditional gift is Ruby.