Posted by PictureIt Creations on 23rd Aug 2014
FIRST WEDDING ANNIVERSARY~
Traditional: Paper. It symbolizes the strength in paper that comes from the interlaced connection of the paper's individual threads.
Modern: Clocks.Henry Van Dyke wrote, "For those who love, time is eternity."
Gemstone: Gold Jewelry, Pearl or Peridot
Color: Gold or Yellow
Flower: Orange Blossom or Pansy. The meaning of a pansy is that the recipient is being thought about. The pansy's name comes from the French word pensée which means thought or remembrance. The meaning of an orange blossom is purity, innocence, eternal love, marriage and fruitfulness, and fertility.
Way to celebrate: Eat the top of the wedding cake.
SECOND WEDDING ANNIVERSARY~
Traditional: Cotton. As a material, cotton is both durable and versatile. These are both important qualities in a successful marriage. Cotton has also been known as a symbol of great prosperity.
Modern: China. Many people describe love as being elegant and beautiful. In the same way many people view love, china is seen as elegant and beautiful, too.
Flower: Cosmos. The meaning of the cosmos flower is modesty.
THIRD WEDDING ANNIVERSARY~
Traditional: Leather. As a material, leather is durable, warm, strong, flexible, and has a sense of resiliency to it. These are qualities that help marriages continue to thrive.
Modern: Crystal. Crystal can dazzle with its beauty and the way light dances off the multifaceted surface. It is a gentle reminder of how a couple in a meaningful marriage can touch the lives of others.
Gemstone: Pearl or Jade
Color: White or Jade Green
FOURTH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY~
Gemstone: Blue topaz or blue zircon.
Color: Blue or green.
Flower: Geranium. Although the meanings associated with this flower include stupidity and folly, other meanings are comfort and gentility. Focus on the comfort and gentility aspects!
FIFTH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY~
Traditional: Wood. The strength of your marriage bond is represented by the traditional gift of wood for your 5th anniversary. Wood is strong and long-lasting.
Modern: Silverware. The modern gift of silverware is a reminder of the connection the two of you formed as you shared meals with each other and your children.
Gemstone: Sapphire, or pink tourmaline.
Color: blue, pink, or tourquoise
Flower: Daisy. In the language of flowers, daisies represent innocence, loyal
love, I'll never tell, and purity.
SIXTH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY~
Traditional: Candy or Iron
SEVENTH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY~
Traditional: Copper or Wool
Modern: Desk Sets
Gemstone: Onyx or Yellow Sapphire
Color: yellow or off-white
EIGHTH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY~
Traditional: Bronze or Pottery
Modern: Linens or Lace
NINETH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY~
Traditional: Pottery & Willow
TENTH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY~
Traditional: Tin or Aluminum
Modern: Diamond Jewelry or blue Sapphire
Gemstone: Sapphire, or pink tourmaline.
Color: Silver or Blue
Flower: Daffodil. Trumpet-shaped daffodils represent joy, cheerfulness, and
TWENTIETH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY~
Modern: Platinum. Platinum is strong and enduring, just like your 20-year
Gemstone: Emerald or a yellow or golden diamond.
Color: Emerald green or white.
Flower: Day Lily. The meaning of a day lily is that of coquetry such as
flirting, playful behavior towards one another.
FIFTIETH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY~
Gemstone: Gold or Imperial or Golden Topaz. Optimism and wealth are often associated with gold. Not only is the metal gold beautiful, it is strong, and resistant to corrosion.
I made this wine bottle gift set a few years ago and sold several at a local trade show. I am contemplating bringing it back. This was for my anniversary with my husband we still have the bottle on display.
By personalizing elements of your wedding, you can enjoy and walk down memory lane for years to come. Custom Engraved Champagne Flutes are great for display and to toast to many years together on your anniversary.These flutes below were created by converting a customer image to an engraving file. This is great for [...]