Wedding Anniversary Symbols
16th September 2015
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There are Anniversary symbols for the first 15 years of marriage and the milestone anniversarys after that. Why only these? Because they are the only ones that count! No not really. Its because the Traditional Wedding Anniversary gifts list only includes these years. 

See below the  best of solihulls list of the modern Anniversary symbols in addition to the Traditional ones. Gives you more scope on what to buy!

                      Traditional                       Modern

1st                 Paper                               Clocks

2nd                Cotton                             China

3rd                 Leather                           Crystal

4th                 Fruit & Flowers                Appliances

5th                 Wood                              Silverware

6th                 Sugar & Iron                   Wood

7th                 Copper & Wool                 Desktop

8th                 Bronze                            Linens & Lace

9th                 Pottery & Willow              Leather

10th               Tin                                  Diamond

11th               Steel                               Fashion Jewellery

12th               Silk & Fine Linen             Pearl

13th               Lace                               Textiles & Furs

14th               Ivory                              Gold

15th               Crystal                            Watches

20th               China                              Platinum

25th               Silver                              Silver

30th               Pearl                               Diamond

35th               Coral                               Jade

40th               Ruby                               Ruby

45th               Sapphire                         Sapphire

50th               Gold                                Gold

55th               Emerald                           Emerald

60th               Diamond                          Diamond

65th               Blue Sapphire                  Blue Sapphire

70th               Platinum                          Platinum

80th               Oak                                 Oak

Did you know the celebration of wedding anniversarys goes back to Roman times? Husbands gave their wives a silver wreath for 25 years of marriage and a gold wreath for 50 years. By the 1930's more Anniversary symbols  were added for the 1st year and milestone years of 10th. 20th, 25th and 50th.



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