Wedding Anniversary Gemstone List: Years 1-10

What are the Wedding Anniversary Gifts By Year? 

1st Anniversary – Gold

Gold is a traditional gift given to mark the first wedding anniversary. Gold is associated with happiness and symbolises the golden glow of your first year together. 


Whether it’s a pair of gold earrings, gold necklace or a gold bangle, gift the gift of gold to celebrate your first wedding anniversary.

2nd Anniversary – Garnet

Celebrate your second year of marriage with garnet. Garnet jewellery is used to celebrate the second year of marriage as it is the stone of protection, protecting you through the years to come. Garnet is also the birthstone for January and comes in an array of colours, so you’re sure to find one to suit your partner.


A pair of garnet earrings or a garnet necklace personalised with your loved one’s initial makes a wonderful 2nd wedding anniversary gift.

3rd Anniversary – Moonstone:

Moonstone is the gemstone associated with the third wedding anniversary. As a healing stone, moonstone is believed to bring calm and peace to a relationship. It is also believed to bring happiness and loyalty to those who wear it.


As well as the 3rd wedding anniversary, Moonstone is also the birthstone for June. Gift your loved one with moonstone jewellery to celebrate the special occasion.

4th Wedding Anniversary – Blue Topaz:

Blue Topaz is commonly given to mark the 4th wedding anniversary. Topaz is associated with strength and prosperity, making it the perfect gift for a 4th wedding anniversary. Blue Topaz is also the birthstone for December.


A blue topaz ring, earrings or necklace makes a perfect gift for a 4th wedding anniversary, December birthday or just as a treat to yourself.

5th Wedding Anniversary – Sapphire

Sapphire is a traditional fifth wedding anniversary gift. Sapphire jewellery symbolises faithfulness, wisdom and sincerity. Blue Sapphires are those which are most prized. As well as the 5th wedding anniversary, sapphire is also the birthstone for September.


Why not gift your loved one with a sapphire necklace or sapphire earrings to celebrate your 5th wedding anniversary?

6th Wedding Anniversary – Amethyst  

Amethyst is the traditional gemstone given to celebrate the 6th wedding anniversary. Amethyst symbolises love and compassion. It is also believed to bring calm and peace to relationships.


Gift your loved one with amethyst jewellery to celebrate reaching six years of marriage.  

7th Wedding Anniversary – Onyx

Onyx is commonly gifted for a 7th wedding anniversary and is particularly popular in men’s jewellery. Onyx is believed to be a stone of strength. It is also said that Onyx is a protective stone and helps to reduce negativity in relationships.


8h Wedding Anniversary – Tourmaline:

Mark your 8th wedding anniversary with tourmaline. Tourmaline comes in an array of colours and was first discovered in Brazil in the 1500s.

Many believe that tourmaline brings positive energy and healing to a relationship. Tourmaline is also the birthstone for October and is always in fashion.


9th Wedding Anniversary – Lapis Lazuli:

Lapis Lazuli is often gifted for a 9th wedding anniversary. This gemstone symbolises wisdom and truth, perfect for celebrating such a milestone occasion. The deep blue marbled stone also symbolises friendship.


10th Anniversary – Diamond:

Ten years of marriage is certainly a milestone worth celebrating. Diamonds are often associated with the 10th wedding anniversary. Diamonds are one of the strongest gemstones and symbolise strength, togetherness and eternal love making it a perfect gift to celebrate the first decade together. 


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