Anniversary Symbols And Colors By Year

What are the Anniversary Symbols?

The Anniversary symbols and colors have come about from all of the gift lists that have developed over the years, some of the traditional symbols originate as far back as the Middle Ages

Every year you are together has a symbol to represent how you have both grown together. You will see from the lists below that as the years go by the Anniversary symbols get more valuable.

From as long as there are records men and women have celebrated love and it's nice to be part of that tradition of finding the best gift to fit with the theme.

Here you will find

Using the symbols as the theme of your gifts makes them even more special.

Anniversary Symbols & Gift Ideas

We have all of the years listed from all of the gift lists; traditional, modern, gemstones and even flowers. Finding the theme that you know they will love will make your Anniversary even more special.

Go straight to your anniversary year to find out the symbols from each of the lists.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

11 12 13 14 15 1617 18 19

20 21 22 25 26 27 28 29 

30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39

40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49

50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59

 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69

When you are planning a party or trying to think of a theme then these Anniversary symbols can really help you come up with the big idea. The great thing is that they will be linked to the year you are celebrating.

All The Anniversary Symbols & Meanings

1st Wedding Anniversary Symbols & Meaning

1st anniversary symbols
  • Traditional Symbol: Paper gift ideas
  • Modern Symbol: Clock
  • Color: Yellow
  • Flower: Pansy
  • Gem: Mother of Pearl
  • Meaning: Paper represents the fragility of marriage and how you need to look after it.
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  • 2nd Wedding Anniversary Symbols and Meaning

    2nd anniversary symbol - cotton
  • Traditional Symbol: Cotton or Straw gift ideas
  • Modern Symbol: China
  • Color: Linen White
  • Flower: Cosmos
  • Gem: Garnet
  • Meaning: Cotton represents the wiping of tears and the growing together.
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  • 3rd Wedding Anniversary Symbols & Meaning

    3rd Anniversary symbol - leather
  • Traditional Symbol: Leather gift ideas
  • Modern Symbol: Crystal or Glass
  • Color: Light Brown
  • Flower: Fuchsia
  • Gem: Moonstone
  • Meaning: Leather represents how robust you have become, the strength you have and the protection you give to each other.
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  • 4th Wedding Anniversary Symbols & Meaning

    4th anniversary symbol -  flowers
  • Traditional Symbol: Flowers, Fruits, Books
  • Modern Symbol: Silk or Linen
  • Color: Green
  • Flower: Geranium
  • Gem: Blue Topaz
  • Flowers represent the blossoming of your marriage.
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  • 5th Wedding Anniversary Symbols & Meaning

    5th anniversary symbol - wood
  • Traditional Symbol: Wood
  • Modern Symbol: Silverware
  • Color: Turquoise
  • Flower: Daisies
  • Gem: Rose Quartz
  • Meaning: Wood represents your strength as a couple and how over the past five years you have grown the roots that will hold you strong together. 
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  • 6th Wedding Anniversary Symbols & Meaning

    6th anniversary symbol - iron
  • Traditional Symbol: Candy or Iron gift ideas
  • Modern Symbol: Wood - see traditional 5th anniversary gift ideas
  • Color: White
  • Flower: Calla Lilly
  • Gem: Amethyst
  • Meaning: Candy for sweetness and a gentle reminder that fun in your marriage is important too, combined with the strength of iron shows how united you both are.
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  • 7th Wedding Anniversary Symbols & Meaning

    7th anniversary symbol - copper
  • Traditional Symbol: Copper gift ideas
  • Modern Symbol: Desk Set
  • Color: Off-white
  • Flower: Jack-in-the-pulpit
  • Gem: Yellow sapphire or Onyx
  • Meaning: Copper is a mineral full of energy and known for its healing properties it represents how you are looking after each other.
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  • 8th Wedding Anniversary Symbols & Meaning

    8th anniversary symbol is bronze
  • Traditional Symbol: Pottery or Bronze gift ideas
  • Modern Symbol: Linen and Lace
  • Color: Bronze
  • Flower: Clematis
  • Gem: Tourmaline
  • Meaning: Bronze is a metal alloy, a mixture of tin and copper and very strong, just like the two of you are strong together. 
  • 9th Wedding Anniversary Symbols & Meaning

    9th anniversary symbol - pottery
  • Traditional Symbol: Willow or Pottery gift ideas
  • Modern Symbol: Leather
  • Color: Terracotta
  • Flower: Poppy
  • Gem: Lapis Lazul
  • Meaning: Pottery gifts represent how time changes you both and that together you have become something beautiful and useful.
  • 10 Year Wedding Anniversary Symbols & Meaning

    10th anniversary symbol - tin
  • Traditional Symbol: Aluminum
  • Modern Symbol: Diamond jewelry
  • Color: Silver
  • Flower: Daffodils
  • Gem: Blue Sapphire, Diamond
  • Meaning: Tin is useful, practical and preserves and is something you cannot leave with out. Just like the two of you.
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  • The 10th wedding anniversary is usually a milestone in a married couple's life. Ten years is an anniversary worth celebrating. Children might be a part of the equation now. "ME" time for the married couple might be somehow affected by the nitty-gritty of family life. Don't let the kids affect your celebration. Make them part of the celebration. Anniversary symbols are tin and diamonds!

    11th Wedding Anniversary Symbols & Meaning

    11th anniversary symbol - steel
  • Traditional Symbol: Steel
  • Modern Symbol: Fashion jewelry
  • Color: Turquoise
  • Flower: Morning Glory
  • Gem: Turquiose
  • Meaning: Steel is one of the strongest metals, showing the strength of both of you together.
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  • 12th Wedding Anniversary Symbols & Meaning

  • Traditional Symbol: Silk and Linen
  • Modern Symbol: Colored Gems or Pearls
  • Color: Oyster White
  • Flower: Peony
  • Gem: Jade
  • Meaning: Silk and Linen are made of thousands of threads, their beauty is in how they come together. Your marriage has many threads, shared love, years, experiences and they are all holding you together.
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  • 13th Wedding Anniversary Symbols & Meaning

    13th anniversary symbol - lace
  • Traditional Symbol: Lace
  • Modern Symbol: Faux Fur
  • Color: White
  • Flower: Hollyhock
  • Gem: Citrine
  • Meaning: Lace represents beauty and your marriage is a thing of beauty and one to be treasured.
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  • 14th Wedding Anniversary Symbols & Meaning

    14th anniversary symbol - ethical ivory
  • Traditional Symbol: Ivory - we have lots of ethical and alternative ivory themed gift ideas 
  • Modern Symbol: Gold Jewelry
  • Color: Ivory
  • Flower: Dahlia
  • Gem: Opal
  • Meaning: Ivory has always been rare and sought after, your marriage is just that too, unique to you both and treasure.


  • 15th Wedding Anniversary Symbols & Meaning

  • Traditional Symbol: Crystal gift ideas
  • Modern Symbol: Watches
  • Color: Ruby Red
  • Flower: Rose
  • Gem: Rhodolite Garnet
  • Meaning: There are many meanings of a Crystal anniversary; strength, beauty and a crystal clear understanding of each other.
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  • The 15th and 20th anniversaries are important milestones too. These occasions are celebrated by the whole family as the couple's children are probably in their teens or late childhood already. Fifteen and twenty years of marriage are traditionally celebrated, though in a quiet and small scale way.


    16th Wedding Anniversary Symbols & Meaning

    silver wine stopper
    • Traditional Symbol: no traditional 16th Anniversary symbol
    • Modern Symbol: Silver
    • Color: Silver
    • Flower: Statice or Sea Lavender (you see it often in dried flower arrangements)
    • Gem: Peridot
    • Meaning: The Peridot Gemstone means lightness and beauty. Napoleon gifted Peridot to Josephine as a symbol of his undying love and commitment
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    17th Wedding Anniversary Symbols & Meaning

    carnelian necklace
    • Traditional Symbol: no traditional 17th Anniversary symbol
    • Modern Symbol: Furniture
    • Color: Yellow
    • Flower: Red Carnation or Yellow Rose
    • Gem: Carnelian
    • Meaning: Carnelian Gemstone is the stone of true love


    18th Wedding Anniversary Symbols & Meaning

    couples porcelain egg cups
    • Traditional Symbol: no traditional 18th Anniversary symbol
    • Modern Symbol: Porcelain
    • Color: Light Green 
    • Flower: No flower for this year
    • Gem: Chrysoprase
    • Meaning: Porcelain represents how you need to look after each other and your marriage, and is the symbol for beauty and solidity of your relationship.
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    19th Wedding Anniversary Symbols & Meaning

    bronze sculpture
    • Traditional Symbol: no traditional 19th Anniversary symbol
    • Modern Symbol: Bronze
    • Color: Light Green
    • Flower: No flower for this year
    • Gem: Aquamarine
    • Meaning: Aquamarine is the symbol for protection on the water and against gossip.


    20th Wedding Anniversary Symbols & Meaning

    20th anniversary symbol - china
  • Traditional Symbol: China
  • Modern Symbol: Platinum
  • Color: Emerald Green
  • Flower: Day Lily
  • Gem: Emerald
  • Meaning: China represents how you need to look after your marriage, it is more beautiful when it is cared for.
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  • 21st Wedding Anniversary Symbols & Meaning

    engraved brass compass
    • Traditional Symbol: No traditional 21st anniversary symbol
    • Modern Symbol: Brass
    • Color: Orange
    • Flower: Iris
    • Gem: Iolite
    • Meaning: Iolite represents strength and happiness
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    22nd Wedding Anniversary Symbols & Meaning

    copper anniversary love note
    • Traditional Symbol: No traditional 22nd anniversary symbol
    • Modern Symbol: Copper
    • Color: Orange
    • Flower: Spinel
    • Gem: Blue Zircon
    • Meaning: Blue Zircon means to encourage love and happiness in your lives.


    23rd Wedding Anniversary Symbols & Meaning

    couples silver heart necklace
    • Traditional Symbol: No traditional 23nd anniversary symbol
    • Modern Symbol: Silver Plated
    • Color: Silver
    • Flower: no 23rd Anniversary flower instead use the color of silver or yellow
    • Gem: Yellow Topaz
    • Meaning: Yellow Topaz enables you to fulfil your dreams
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    24th Wedding Anniversary Symbols & Meaning

    opal gemstone
    • Traditional Symbol: No traditional 24th Anniversary symbol
    • Modern Symbol: Opals or Musical Instruments
    • Color: Lavender
    • Flower: Lavender
    • Gem: Tanzanite
    • Meaning: Opals are the stone for faithful lovers

     The 25th wedding anniversary is commonly known as the silver wedding anniversary and the anniversary symbols are silver. In some countries, the 25th wedding anniversary is celebrated with a renewal of wedding vows.

    25th Wedding Anniversary Symbols & Meaning

    25th anniversary symbol - silver
  • Traditional Symbol: Silver gift ideas
  • Modern Symbol: Silver
  • Color: Silver
  • Flower: Iris
  • Gem: Silver or Green Garnet
  • Meaning: Silver has always been a prized gift, it shines just like the two of you after twenty five years of marriage.
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  • As far back as the Middle Ages Silver and Gold wreaths were given by husbands to their wives to celebrate their 25th and 50th Anniversaries. Due to shorter life expectancy it was a rare event to be celebrating such a milestone Anniversary and only the rich could afford such a luxurious gift. Those that couldn't afford it would look to symbolic gifts to celebrate their Anniversary. (source: Debretts)

    26th Wedding Anniversary Symbols & Meaning 

    picture of a couples names carved in to a tree trunk
    • Traditional Symbol: no traditional 26th Anniversary 
    • Modern Symbol: Pictures
    • Color: Green 
    • Flower: Rose
    • Gem: Jade
    • Meaning: Jade is a stone that is believed to bring wisdom and balance and the meaning behind the pictures is that you can look at how far you have come with all of the pictures in your memory
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    27th Wedding Anniversary Symbols & Meaning

    bronze sculpture
    • Traditional Symbol: no traditional 27th Anniversary Gift
    • Modern Symbol: Sculpture
    • Color: Black
    • Flower: Cosmos Genus
    • Gem: Jet Black
    • Meaning: the sculpture symbol represents what you have created together.
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    28th Anniversary Symbols & Meaning

    amethsyt anniversary gemstone
    • Traditional Symbol: no traditional 28th Anniversary Gift
    • Modern Symbol: Orchids
    • Color: Purple
    • Flower: Orchids
    • Gem: Amethyst - it is also the stone for your 33rd Anniversary
    • Meaning: Amethysts stimulate energy and passion, but they also represent calmness

    29th Wedding Anniversary Symbols & Meaning

    personalized love pillowcases
    • Traditional Symbol: no traditional 29th Anniversary Gift
    • Modern Symbol: Furniture
    • Color: dark red
    • Flower: Celosia
    • Gem: Garnets - also your 2nd Anniversary Gemstone
    • Meaning: Garnets symbolises physical love in a relationship


    30th Wedding Anniversary Symbols & Meaning

    30th anniversary symbol - pearls
  • Traditional Symbol: Pearl gift ideas
  • Modern Symbol: Diamond gift ideas
  • Color: Green
  • Flower: Lily
  • Gem: Pearl
  • Meaning: Pearls grow from a small speck into a treasure and over the thirty years so has your marriage.
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  • 31st Wedding Anniversary Symbols & Meaning

    • Traditional Symbol: no traditional 31st Anniversary Gift
    • Modern Symbol: Clocks - also the modern symbol for your 1st Anniversary
    • Color: no color for 31st Anniversary
    • Flower: no flower 
    • Gem: no gemstone
    • Meaning: The Anniversary Clock is a traditional gift that represents your past and your future together
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    32nd Wedding Anniversary Symbols & Meaning 

    • Traditional Symbol: no traditional 32nd Anniversary Gift
    • Modern Symbol: Conveyance - which is the traditional word for transport 
    • Color: no color for 32nd Anniversary
    • Flower: no flower
    • Gem: Lapis Lazuli - also the gemstone for your 9th Anniversary
    • Meaning: Conveyance is symbolic of life's path that you are travelling together

    33rd Wedding Anniversary Symbols & Meaning

    • Traditional Symbol: no traditional 33rd Anniversary Gift
    • Modern Symbol: Amethyst
    • Color: Purple
    • Flower: no flower
    • Gem: Amethyst
    • Meaning: Amethysts mean fidelity, calmness and the strength you both have together.
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    34th Wedding Anniversary Symbols & Meaning 

    • Traditional Symbol: no traditional 34th Anniversary Gift
    • Modern Symbol: Opals
    • Color: Rainbow
    • Flower: no flower
    • Gem: Opal
    • Meaning: Opals inspire loyalty and faithfulness and are the stone of love and passion.

    35th Wedding Anniversary Symbols & Meaning 

    35th anniversary symbol - coral
  • Traditional Symbol: Coral
  • Modern Symbol: Jade
  • Color: Coral
  • Flower: Red Roses
  • Gem: Coral
  • Meaning: Coral symbolizes immortality and happiness.


  • 36th Wedding Anniversary Symbols & Meaning

    • Traditional Symbol: no traditional symbol for 36th Anniversary 
    • Modern Symbol: Bone China
    • Color: White
    • Flower: Tea Rose - a traditional rose with delicate colors and the scent is meant to remind you of tea
    • Gem: no gemstone for the 36th Anniversary
    • Meaning: Bone China symbolizes the strength of your marriage

    37th Wedding Anniversary Symbol & Meaning 

    • Traditional Symbol: no traditional symbol for 37th Anniversary
    • Modern Symbol: Alabaster
    • Color: White
    • Flower: there is no flower for the 37th Anniversary
    • Gem: Alabaster
    • Meaning: Alabaster is a protective stone, promoting calmness and reducing anger and tension.

    38th Wedding Anniversary Symbol & Meaning

    • Traditional Symbol: no traditional symbol for 38th Anniversary
    • Modern Symbol: Beryl and Tourmaline
    • Color: Green
    • Flower: there is no flower for the 38th Anniversary
    • Gem: Beryl and Tourmaline - which is also your 8th Anniversary gemstone
    • Meaning: Beryl protects the wearer by bring good fortune, hapiness and marital bliss.

    39th Wedding Anniversary Symbol & Meaning

    • Traditional Symbol: no traditional symbol for 39th Anniversary
    • Modern Symbol: Lace
    • Color: Green
    • Flower: Gypsophila or Baby's Breath
    • Gem: Agate
    • Meaning: Lace means that you are entwined together to make something beautiful

    40th Wedding Anniversary Symbols & Meaning

    40th anniversary symbol - ruby
  • Traditional Symbol: Ruby gift ideas
  • Modern Symbol: Ruby
  • Color: Ruby Red
  • Flower: Nasturtium
  • Gem: Ruby
  • Meaning: Rubies represent passion and protection, there is a fire that burns brightly inside these stones, just like your marriage of forty years.
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  • 41st Wedding Anniversary Symbols & Meaning

    • Traditional Symbol: no traditional symbol for your 41st Anniversary
    • Modern Symbol: Land
    • Color: Green
    • Flower: No flower for the 41st Anniversary 
    • Gem: No gemstone
    • Meaning: Land represents the roots that you have both put down.
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    42nd Wedding Anniversary Symbols & Meaning

    • Traditional Symbol: no traditional symbol for your 42nd Anniversary
    • Modern Symbol: Real Estate
    • Color: Red/Orange
    • Flower: No flower for the 42nd Anniversary
    • Gem: Jasper
    • Meaning: Jasper brings healing, strength and security

    43rd Wedding Anniversary Symbols & Meaning

    • Traditional Symbol: no traditional symbol for your 43rd Anniversary
    • Modern Symbol: Travel
    • Color: no color
    • Flower: No flower for the 43rd Anniversary
    • Gem: Opal
    • Meaning: Opals inspire loyalty and faithfulness and are the stone of love and passion.

    44th Wedding Anniversary Symbols & Meaning 

    • Traditional Symbol: no traditional symbol for your 44th Anniversary
    • Modern Symbol: Groceries
    • Color: Light blue
    • Flower: No flower for the 44th Anniversary
    • Gem: Turquoise which is also the 11th Anniversary stone too
    • Meaning: Turquoise enhances communication

    45th Wedding Anniversary Symbols & Meaning

    45th anniversary symbol - sapphires
  • Traditional Symbol: Sapphire
  • Modern Symbol: Sapphire
  • Color: Sapphire Red
  • Flower: any bouquet of flowers of blue, orange, yellow, pink and purple
  • Gem: Sapphire
  • Meaning: Sapphires are the stone of wisdom, something that forty five years of marriage represents, the wisdom of time together and the knowledge of how important you are to each other.
  • 46th Wedding Anniversary Symbols & Meaning

    • Traditional Symbol: No traditional gift for 46th Anniversary
    • Modern Symbol: Poetry
    • Color: White
    • Flower: any bouquet of flowers of blue, orange, yellow, pink and purple
    • Gem: Pearl, also the traditional symbol for your 30th Anniversary
    • Meaning: Poetry means that you are in a wonderful relationship and that your love is beautiful just like romantic poetry.
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    47th Wedding Anniversary Symbols & Meaning

    • Traditional Symbol: No traditional gift for 47th Anniversary
    • Modern Symbol: Books
    • Color: Purple
    • Flower: Camelia
    • Gem: Amethyst, also the gemstone for your 6th Anniversary
    • Meaning: Amethysts stone of protection, controls evil thoughts, increases intelligence and encourages calmness and bravery.

    48th Wedding Anniversary Symbols & Meaning

    • Traditional Symbol: No traditional gift for 48th Anniversary
    • Modern Symbol: Optical Goods
    • Color: Orange
    • Flower: Aster
    • Gem: Feldspar
    • Meaning: Optical goods show you are both looking together and sharing the same vision.

    49th Wedding Anniversary Symbols & Meaning

    • Traditional Symbol: No traditional gift for 49th Anniversary
    • Modern Symbol: Luxury Goods
    • Color: Purple
    • Flower: Orchids
    • Gem: Zircon
    • Meaning: Zircon means happiness, prosperity and honor.

    50th Wedding Anniversary Symbols & Meaning

    50th anniversary symbol - gold
  • Traditional Symbol: Gold gift ideas
  • Modern Symbol: gold
  • Color: gold
  • Flower: violet
  • Gem: Golden 
  • Meaning: Nothing shines brighter than gold and your love shines brightly after fifty years.
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  • The 50th wedding anniversary is truly a momentous event. Not every couple loves and are lucky enough to share half a century of married bliss. It is but fitting for the golden couple to renew their vows with their family and friends as witnesses. Anniversary symbol is gold.

    51st Wedding Anniversary Symbols & Meaning

    • Traditional Symbol: No traditional symbol for your 51st Anniversary
    • Modern Symbol: Photo Frame
    • Color: Blue
    • Flower: Camelia
    • Gem: Blue Sapphire
    • Meaning: Camelias mean faithfulness and longevity
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    52nd Wedding Anniversary Symbols & Meaning

    • Traditional Symbol: No traditional symbol for your 52nd Anniversary
    • Modern Symbol: Star Ruby
    • Color: Red
    • Flower: No flower
    • Gem: Star Ruby
    • Meaning: The Star Ruby enhances love, passion and romance

    53rd Wedding Anniversary Symbols & Meaning

    • Traditional Symbol: No traditional symbol for your 53rd Anniversary
    • Modern Symbol: Plastic
    • Color: Red
    • Flower: Jasmine
    • Gem: Star Ruby
    • Meaning: The Star Ruby enhances love, passion and romance

    54th Wedding Anniversary Symbols & Meaning

    • Traditional Symbol: No traditional symbol for your 54th Anniversary
    • Modern Symbol: Glass
    • Color: Red
    • Flower: Rhododendron
    • Gem: No gemstone 
    • Meaning: Rhododendron symbolizes passion, desire and romance

    55th Wedding Anniversary Symbols & Meaning

    55th anniversary symbol - emeralds
  • Traditional Symbol: Emerald
  • Modern Symbol: Emerald
  • Color: Emerald Green
  • Flower: Bouquet of flowers
  • Gemstone: Alexandrite
  • Meaning: Emeralds are the stone of lovers.
  • 56th Wedding Anniversary Symbols & Meaning 

    • Traditional Symbol: no traditional symbol for your 56th Anniversary
    • Modern Symbol: no modern symbol
    • Color: no color associated 
    • Flower: Box Plant 
    • Gemstone: no gemstone 
    • Meaning: Box plants symbolize Immortality

    57th Wedding Anniversary Symbols & Meaning

    • Traditional Symbol: no traditional symbol 
    • Modern Symbol: Mirror 
    • Color: Pink
    • Flower: Azalea
    • Gemstone: no gemstone 
    • Meaning: Azalea's mean passion, temperance and caring for yourself and family 

    58th Wedding Anniversary Symbols & Meaning

    • Traditional Symbol: no traditional gift
    • Modern Symbol: Bronze, which is also your 8th Anniversary Symbol
    • Color: Bronze 
    • Flower: Violet
    • Gemstone: no gemstone 
    • Meaning: Violets mean love and also protection, dreams and healing.

    59th Wedding Anniversary Symbols & Meaning 

    • Traditional Symbol:
    • Modern Symbol: Marble 
    • Color: White
    • Flower: White Rose or Olives
    • Gemstone: no gemstone 
    • Meaning: White Roses mean unconditional love and spiritual growth 

    60th Wedding Anniversary Symbols & Meaning

    60th anniversary symbol - diamonds
  • Traditional Symbol: Diamond gift ideas
  • Modern Symbol: Gold
  • Color: White
  • Flower: Bouquet of flowers
  • Gem: Star Ruby or Diamond
  • Meaning: Nothing is stronger than diamonds, nothing can break you after sixty and seventy years of marriage.
  • 61st Wedding Anniversary Symbols & Meaning 

    • Traditional Symbol: no traditional symbol
    • Modern Symbol: no modern symbol 
    • Color: no color associated 
    • Flower: Plane Trees
    • Gemstone: no gemstone 
    • Meaning: Plane trees are sacred and divine just like your marriage after 61 years.

    62nd Wedding Anniversary Symbols & Meaning

    • Traditional Symbol: none
    • Modern Symbol: none 
    • Color: no color
    • Flower: a bouquet of 62 flowers 
    • Gemstone: no gemstone 
    • Meaning: The number 62 represents the balance between the physical and spiritual worlds

    63rd Wedding Anniversary Symbols & Meaning 

    • Traditional Symbol: no traditional symbol for your 63rd Anniversary 
    • Modern Symbol: no modern symbol
    • Color: none
    • Flower: Lilac
    • Gemstone: none
    • Meaning: The number 63 represents family, nurturing and compassion

    64th Wedding Anniversary Symbols & Meaning 

    • Traditional Symbol: no traditional symbol for your 64th Anniversay 
    • Modern Symbol: no modern symbol
    • Color: Yellow
    • Flower: Sunflowers
    • Gemstone: no gemstone 
    • Meaning: the number 64 sets you free from financial and spiritual instability

    65th Wedding Anniversary Symbols & Meaning

    • Traditional Symbol: Diamonds 
    • Modern Symbol: Diamonds
    • Color: Blue 
    • Flower: Blue Hydrangea
    • Gemstone: Diamonds or Star Sapphire 
    • Meaning:Blue Hydrangeas symbolize gratitude and abundance 

    66th Wedding Anniversary Symbols & Meaning

    • Traditional Symbol: no traditional gift
    • Modern Symbol: no modern gift
    • Color: Yellow Green
    • Flower: Jasmine 
    • Gemstone: Sphene
    • Meaning: Jasmine means warmth, positivity and sensuality

    67th Wedding Anniversary Symbols & Meaning

    • Traditional Symbol: no traditional gift
    • Modern Symbol: no modern gift
    • Color: Blue
    • Flower: no flowers
    • Gemstone: Star Sapphire which is same as 65th Anniversary 
    • Meaning: Star Sapphire is the stone of destiny

    68th Wedding Anniversary Symbols & Meaning

    • Traditional Symbol: no traditional gift
    • Modern Symbol: no modern gift
    • Color: no color
    • Flower: no flower
    • Gemstone: no gemstone 
    • Meaning: the number 68 means family, sensuality, adventure and personal freedom.

    69th Wedding Anniversary Symbols & Meaning 

    • Traditional Symbol: no traditional gift
    • Modern Symbol: no modern gift
    • Color: no color
    • Flower: Larch 
    • Gemstone: no gemstone 
    • Meaning: the number 69 means stability, balance, love and nurturing

    70th Wedding Anniversary Symbols & Meaning

  • Traditional Symbol: Diamond
  • Modern Symbol: Platinum or Iron
  • Color: Diamond White
  • Flower: Bouquet of Flowers
  • Gem: Smoky Quartz
  • 71st Wedding Anniversary Symbols & Meaning 

    • Traditional Symbol: no traditional gift
    • Modern Symbol: no modern gift
    • Color: no color 
    • Flower: no flower
    • Gemstone: no gemstone 
    • Meaning: the number 71 means abundance, growth and prosperity

    72nd Wedding Anniversary Symbols & Meaning 

    • Traditional Symbol: no traditional gift
    • Modern Symbol: no modern gift
    • Color: no color
    • Flower: no flower
    • Gemstone: no gemstone 
    • Meaning: the number 72 means tolerance, teamwork and compassion

    73rd Wedding Anniversary Symbols & Meaning 

    • Traditional Symbol: no traditional gift
    • Modern Symbol: no modern gift
    • Color: no color
    • Flower: no flower 
    • Gemstone: no gemstone 
    • Meaning: the number 73 means good luck and a sign of good fortune

    74th Wedding Anniversary Symbols & Meaning 

    • Traditional Symbol: no traditional symbol 
    • Modern Symbol: no modern symbol 
    • Color: no color
    • Flower: no flower
    • Gemstone: no gemstone 
    • Meaning: the meaning of the number 74 is hope encouragement, peace and love

    75th Wedding Anniversary Symbols & Meaning

  • Traditional Symbol: Diamond
  • Modern Symbol: Diamond
  • Color: Diamond
  • Flower: Bouquet of flowers
  • Gem: Diamond
  • Meaning: the meaning of the number 75 is enlightenment and combined with the strength of diamonds it gives yuo a powerful Anniversary.
  • 76th Wedding Anniversary Symbols & Meaning 

    • Traditional Symbol: no traditional symbol
    • Modern Symbol: no modern gift
    • Color: no color
    • Flower: no flower 
    • Gemstone: no gemstone 
    • Meaning: the meaning of the number 76 energies of growth, progress and healing 

    77th Wedding Anniversary Symbols & Meaning 

    • Traditional Symbol: no traditional symbol
    • Modern Symbol: no modern gift
    • Color: no color
    • Flower: no flower
    • Gemstone: no gemstone
    • Meaning: the meaning of the number 76 is positivity and empowerment

    78th Wedding Anniversary Symbols & Meaning 

    • Traditional Symbol: no traditional symbol
    • Modern Symbol: no modern gift
    • Color: no color
    • Flower: no flower
    • Gemstone: no gemstone
    • Meaning: the meaning of the number 78 is to attract abundance in to your life

    79th Wedding Anniversary Symbols & Meaning 

    • Traditional Symbol: no traditional symbol
    • Modern Symbol: no modern gift
    • Color: no color
    • Flower: no flower
    • Gemstone: no gemstone
    • Meaning: the meaning of the number 79 is protection care and courage

    80th Wedding Anniversary Symbols & Meaning

  • 80 years are celebrated with oak
  • Meaning: Wisdom and strength come with eighty years of marriage.
  • Anniversary Symbols By Year Chart

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    Anniversary Colors By Year 

    The colors come from the colors of the traditional gifts and to make it easier to see we have put them together in their very own color wheel.

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    The funny thing about anniversary colors is that there are a number of duplicates, each anniversary does not have it's own distinct color. Quite a few are in different shades of white and this is because the anniversary colors are linked to the traditional and modern anniversary lists. The colors represent the gift of that year.

    Take a look at the full list of anniversary colors and the meaning behind the colors.

    What Are The Different Anniversary Milestones?

    People often refer to big Anniversaries as milestones and plan big Anniversary parties and vow renewals round them.

    • Your first Anniversary milestone is your 5th Anniversary which is traditionally celebrated with wood
    • Your second Anniversary milestone is your 10th Anniversary and this is traditionally celebrated with tin or aluminum
    • Your third Anniversary milestone is your 15th Anniversary and this is traditionally celebrated with crystals
    • Your fourth Anniversary milestone is your 20th Anniversary and this is traditionally celebrated with china
    • Your fifth Anniversary milestone is your 25th Anniversary and is celebrated with silver
    • Your sixth Anniversary milestone is your 30th Anniversary and this is celebrated with Pearls
    • Your seventh Anniversary milestone is your 40th Anniversary and is traditionally celebrated with rubies
    • Your eighth Anniversary milestone is your 50th Anniversary and this is celebrated with gold
    • Your ninth and tenth Anniversary milestone is your 60th and 65th Anniversary, they are both described as your Diamond Anniversaries. 

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