Wedding anniversaries are a beautiful celebration of the years a couple has been together. This celebration is often shared with family and friends. Unfortunately, many family and friends may have a difficult time finding the best gift for the couple on their special day. Fortunately, there are guides to assist with choosing the perfect gifts for these occasions.
Traditionally, the first anniversary is the paper anniversary. Paper often represents a clean slate for the couple to write their future. Books, stationary, and other paper themed items are traditionally the best option for this anniversary. A more modern approach declares the first anniversary as the clock anniversary. This represents that love is timeless. Watches, house clocks, or other clock themed items will make a special present for the couple.
The 25th anniversary is still the silver anniversary whether wanting to be more traditional or modern. Silver symbolizes the harmony of love and vision of the future. Silver is a very versatile item that provides many options for gift-giving. Silver jewelry, silver picture frames, or even a silver vase provides a great way to commemorate this milestone event in a couple’s lives.
The 50th anniversary has always been will probably always be considered the golden wedding anniversary. This major milestone deserves all the celebration and value that gold can offer. Gold helps to symbolize a few things about the couple. Gold is durable and versatile, as well as flexible and conforming to various situations. Considering it has been 50 years since they took their vows, there are a lot of things that they have weathered and gold represents this time the best. Any gold themed item would be perfect.
The 75th anniversary is a rare feat for many couples. This, of course, is the diamond anniversary. Diamonds are rare, beautiful, and the hardest substance on earth. This truly represents the couple who have made it this far. Diamonds make the perfect gift at any time. However, these items may be far more expensive than a person is able to afford. Some alternatives for this occasion can be something in a crystal, such as a picture frame or plaque.
Celebrating a wedding anniversary is a very special time. Finding the best gift is always important. However, staying true to these traditional items is not a necessity. There are a variety of options that may be more enjoyable.