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Anniversary Gems by Year

The American Gem Society reports the following anniversary gems by year (


1st Anniversary - Mother of Pearl. Alternate:Peridot

2nd Anniversary - Garnet

3rd Anniversary - Pearls. Alternate: Jade

4th Anniversary - Blue Topaz. Alternate: Blue Zircon

5th Anniversary - Sapphire. Alternate: Pink Tourmaline

6th Anniversary - Amethyst. Alternate: Turquoise

7th Anniversary - Onyx. Alternates: Yellow Sapphire, Golden Beryl

8th Anniversary - Tourmaline. Alternate: Tanzanite

9th Anniversary - Lapis Lazuli. Alternates: Amethyst, Green Spinel

10th Anniversary - Diamond Jewelry. Alternate:Blue Sapphire

11th Anniversary - Turquoise. Alternates: Citrine, Yellow Zircon

12th Anniversary - Jade. Alternate: Opal

13th Anniversary - Citrine. Alternates: Moonstone, Hawk's Eye

14th Anniversary - Opal. Alternates: Agate, Bloodstone

15th Anniversary - Ruby. Alternates: Rhodolite Garnet, Alexandrite

16th Anniversary - Peridot. Alternate: Red Spinel

17th Anniversary - Watches. Alternate: Carnelian

18th Anniversary - Cat's Eye or Chrysoberyl. Alternate:Aquamarine

19th Anniversary - Aquamarine. Alternate:Almandine Garnet

20th Anniversary - Emerald. Alternate: Yellow or Golden Diamond

21st Anniversary - Iolite.

22nd Anniversary - Spinel.

23rd Anniversary - Imperial Topaz.

24th Anniversary - Tanzanite.

25th Anniversary - Silver Jubilee. Alternates: Tsavorite, Green Garnet

30th Anniversary - Pearl Jubilee.

35th Anniversary - Emerald.

40th Anniversary - Ruby.

45th Anniversary - Sapphire. Alternate: Cat's Eye

50th Anniversary - Golden Jubilee. Alternate: Imperial or Golden Topaz

55th Anniversary - Alexandrite.

60th Anniversary - Diamond Jubilee. Alternate: Star Ruby

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