Waco Gem and Mineral Club, Waco, Tx

13.1 Anniversary Stones


13.1: Anniversary Stones

Kids can obtain lists of anniversary stones from jewelry shops, web sites, or books about gems and jewelry. The lists vary—sometimes considerably—and there are actually two different lists, "traditional" and "modern". Following is what I‘ve been able to find, but you‘re likely to find some lists that differ:

Anniversary Traditional Modern
3rd   Crystal or Glass
5th   Silverware
6th Iron  
7th Copper or Brass  
8th Bronze  
10th Tin or Aluminum Diamond Jewelry
11th Steel Fashion Jewelry & Accessories
12th   Pearls or Colored Gems
14th Ivory Gold Jewelry
15th Crystal or Glass  
16th   Silver Hollowware
19th   Bronze
20th   Platinum
21st   Brass or Nickel
22nd   Copper
23rd   Silver Plate
25th Silver Sterling Silver
30th Pearl Diamond
33rd   Amethyst
34th   Opal
35th Coral or Jade Jade
37th   Alabaster
38th   Beryl or Tourmaline
40th Ruby or Garnet Ruby
45th Sapphire Sapphire
50th Gold Gold
55th Emerald or Turquoise Emerald
60th Diamond or Gold Diamond
75th Diamond or Gold  
80th   Diamond or Pearl
85th   Diamond or Sapphire
90th   Diamond or Emerald
95th   Diamond or Ruby
100th   10-Carat Diamond