Your 9th anniversary gemstone is Lapis Lazuli, a
gorgeous deep intense blue stone that is believed to promote harmony and friendship.
A pretty perfect combination for married bliss!
Not only is it a gorgeous
blue semi-precious stone, perfect for jewelry, it has also been used in the
past to create a beautiful blue pigment, Ultramarine which was used in
paintings in the Renaissance time. It was incredibly expensive so it was quite
often reserved for the more important paintings.
Romantic 9th Anniversary Ideas
Although it may not be possible
to gift a Renaissance masterpiece for your 9th Anniversary, maybe
you could look at buying a poster instead. A classic painting would be The Girl
With The Pearl Earring by Vemeer,
Or how about an
anniversary city break visiting famous art galleries with even more famous
Or you could look to visit
the origins of the Lapis Lazuli stone; Afghanistan, Angola, Argentina, Burma,
Pakistan, Canada, Chili, Italy, India, Russia and in the USA in California and
Or travel back even
further in time and visit Roman and Ancient Egypt to see some truly gorgeous
Lapis Lazuli examples.