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Chart matierial for anniversaries


#1

Many people celebrate different anniversaries with a gift made of a
particular matierial which represents a certain number of years,
i.e., 25 years - silver, 50 years - gold, etc. Does anyone know of a
chart or list that lists the different materials for different years?
I am particularly looking for what would be listed for a 40th
anniversary.

Joel Schwalb
@schwalbstudio
http://www.schwalbstudio.com


#2

Hallmark date book/calendars usually have the list. 40th aniv. is
Ruby.
Lorri


#3

Joel, According to the list I have, the 40th anniversary is ruby. My
list was copied from some unknown source unfortunately or I could
tell you where it came from. Jerry in Kodiak


#4

Joel, here’s a list that I have on record:

1st,gold jewelry
2nd,garnet,all colors
3rd, pearls
4th,blue topaz
5th,sapphire all colors
6th,amethyst
7th,onyx
8th,tourmaline all colors
9th,lapis
10th,diamond jewelry
11th,turquios
12th,jade
13th,citrine
14th,opal
15th,ruby
16th,peridot
17th,watches
18th, cat's eye
19th, aquamarine
20th,emerald
21st, iolite
22nd,spinel all colors
23rd,imperial topaz
24th,tanzanite
25th,silver jubilee
30th,pearl jubilee
35th,emerald
40th,ruby
45th,sappire
50th, golden jubilee
55th, alexandrite
60th, diamond jubilee

#5

Hi Joel, You are about to be inundated with jewellers telling you
that ruby is the 40th anniversary gem.

If you are interested in some more… These are wedding anniversaries
from the “Jewellers and Watchmakers Pocket Book” (1954). I’m sure
there’s more!

1 - Paper
2 - Calico
3 - Linen
4 - Silk
5 - Wood               Jade is generic for 1 - 10
6 - Sugar
7 - Floral
8 - Leather
9 - Straw
10 - Tin
11 - ?
12 - Agate
13 - Moonstone
14 - Moss agate
15 - Rock crystal
16 - Topaz
17 - Amethyst
18 - Garnet
19 - Garnet
20 - China
23 - Sapphire
25 - Silver
30 - Pearl
35 - Coral
40 - Ruby
50 - Gold
55 - Emerald
60 or 75 - Diamond

Fun, isn’t it? Kind regards, Rex


#6

Hi Joel, Halmark stores used to carry the type of list you are looking
for with traditional and modern suggestions. Sharon Bloom