9.23.2010

Crowning Inspiration: Celebrating 1 - 100 Years Anniversary Gifts

My husband, John, and I are celebrating our fifth Wedding Anniversary this Friday, September 24th. In honor of our Anniversary, I thought I would post a list of traditional and modern Wedding Anniversary gifts. My husband and I try to follow the traditional gift. It's really fun and you have to get super creative sometimes!
From 1 to 100 ...


1st Wedding Anniversary
Traditional Gifts: Paper
Modern Gifts: Clocks

2nd Wedding Anniversary
Traditional Gifts: Cotton
Modern Gifts: China

3rd Wedding Anniversary
Traditional Gifts: Leather
Modern Gifts: Crystal

4th Wedding Anniversary
Traditional Gifts: Fruit or Flowers
Modern Gifts: Appliances

5th Wedding Anniversary
Traditional Gifts: Wood
Modern Gifts: Silverware

6th Wedding Anniversary
Traditional Gifts: Candy or Iron
Modern Gifts: Wood

7th Wedding Anniversary
Traditional Gifts: Wool or Copper
Modern Gifts: Desk Sets

8th Wedding Anniversary
Traditional Gifts: Bronze or Pottery
Modern Gifts: Linens or Lace
9th Wedding Anniversary
Traditional Gifts: Pottery and Willow
Modern Gifts: Leather

10th Wedding Anniversary
Traditional Gifts: Tin or Aluminum
Modern Gifts:Diamond Jewelry

11th Wedding Anniversary
Traditional Gifts: Steel
Modern Gifts: Fashion Jewelry

12th Wedding Anniversary
Traditional Gifts: Silk or Linen
Modern Gifts: Pearls

13th Wedding Anniversary
Traditional Gifts: Lace
Modern Gifts: Textiles or Furs

14th Wedding Anniversary
Traditional Gifts: Ivory
Modern Gifts: Gold Jewelry

15th Wedding Anniversary
Traditional Gifts: Crystal
Modern Gifts: Watches

16th Wedding Anniversary
Modern Gifts: Silver Holloware

17th Wedding Anniversary
Modern Gifts: Furniture

18th Wedding Anniversary
Modern Gifts: Porcelain

19th Wedding Anniversary
Modern Gifts: Bronze

20th Wedding Anniversary
Traditional Gifts: China
Modern Gifts: Platinum

 
21st Wedding Anniversary
Modern Gifts: Brass or Nikel

 
22nd Wedding Anniversary
Modern Gifts: Copper

23rd Wedding Anniversary
Modern Gifts: Silver Plate

24th Wedding Anniversary
Modern Gifts: Musical Instruments

25th Wedding Anniversary
Traditional Gifts: Silver
Modern Gifts: Silver

26th Wedding Anniversary
Modern Gifts: Original Pictures

27th Wedding Anniversary
Modern Gifts: Sculpture

28th Wedding Anniversary
Modern Gifts: Orchids

29th Wedding Anniversary
Modern Gifts: Furniture

30th Wedding Anniversary
Traditional Gifts: Pearl
Modern Gifts: Diamond

31st Wedding Anniversary
Modern Gifts: Time Pieces

32nd Wedding Anniversary
Modern Gifts: Conveyances

33rd Wedding Anniversary
Modern Gifts: Amethyst

34th Wedding Anniversary
Modern Gifts: Opal

35th Wedding Anniversary
Traditional Gifts: Coral
Modern Gifts: Jade

36th Wedding Anniversary
Modern Gifts: Bone China

37th Wedding Anniversary
Modern Gifts: Alabaster

38th Wedding Anniversary
Modern Gifts: Beryl or Tourmaline

39th Wedding Anniversary
Modern Gifts: Lace

40th Wedding Anniversary
Traditional Gifts: Ruby
Modern Gifts: Ruby

 
41st Wedding Anniversary
Modern Gifts: Land

42nd Wedding Anniversary
Modern Gifts: Improved Real Estate

43rd Wedding Anniversary
Modern Gifts: Travel

44th Wedding Anniversary
Modern Gifts: Groceries

45th Wedding Anniversary
Traditional Gifts: Sapphire
Modern Gifts: Sapphire

46th Wedding Anniversary
Modern Gifts: Original Poetry

47th Wedding Anniversary
Modern Gifts: Books

48th Wedding Anniversary
Modern Gifts: Optical Goods

49th Wedding Anniversary
Modern Gifts: Luxuries

50th Wedding Anniversary
Traditional Gifts: Gold
Modern Gifts: Gold

51st Wedding Anniversary
Modern Gifts: Blue Sapphire

52nd Wedding Anniversary
Modern Gifts: Ruby

55th Wedding Anniversary
Traditional Gifts: Emerald
Modern Gifts: Emerald

60th Wedding Anniversary
Traditional Gifts: Yellow Diamond
Modern Gifts: Diamond

65th Wedding Anniversary
Modern Gifts: Star Sapphire, Gray

67th Wedding Anniversary
Modern Gifts: Star Sapphire, Purple

75th Wedding Anniversary
Traditional Gifts: Diamonds, Diamond Like Stones, Gold
Modern Gifts: Diamond, Gold

80th Wedding Anniversary
Modern Gifts: Diamond, Pearl

85th Wedding Anniversary
Modern Gifts: Diamond, Sapphire

90th Wedding Anniversary
Modern Gifts: Diamond, Emerald

95th Wedding Anniversary
Modern Gifts: Diamond, Ruby

100th Wedding Anniversary
Modern Gifts: 10K Diamond

Love is a gift that lasts a lifetime! I hope that I am lucky enough to celebrate 100 years with my love. Sure, a 10 carat diamond would be fabulous, but sharing 100 years with the love of my life would be the best gift I could ever receive!

5 comments:

Jen Cummins said...

Sounds fun! Let us know what you get that is wood!

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