Anniversary Jewelry Guide

The tradition of using precious gemstones to represent a certain time of year dates back hundreds of years. They were originally associated with the signs of the Zodiac. In 1912 The Jewelers of America created a modern birthstone list to associate precious gemstones with specific anniversaries.

1st Anniversary- Gold
2nd Anniversary- Garnet
3rd Anniversary- Pearl
4th Anniversary- Blue Topaz
5th Anniversary-  Sapphire
6th Anniversary– Amethyst
7th Anniversary– Onyx
8th Anniversary– Tourmaline
9th Anniversary– Lapis Lazuli
10th Anniversary– Diamond
11th Anniversary– Turquoise
12th Anniversary– Jade
13th Anniversary– Citrine
14th Anniversary– Opal
15th Anniversary– Ruby
16th Anniversary– Peridot
17th Anniversary– Watch
18th Anniversary– Cat’s Eye
19th Anniversary– Aquamarine
20th Anniversary– Emerald
21st Anniversary– Iolite
22nd Anniversary– Spinel
23rd Anniversary– Imperial Topaz
24th Anniversary– Tanzanite
25th Anniversary– Sterling Silver
30th Anniversary– Pearl
35th Anniversary– Emerald
40th Anniversary– Ruby
45th Anniversary– Sapphire
50th Anniversary– Gold
55th Anniversary– Emerald
60th Anniversary– Diamond
65th Anniversary– Star Sapphire
75th Anniversary– Diamond