Year of anniversary Traditional Gift Theme Modern Gift Theme Gemstone Flower  
Traditional & Modern Gift Ideas
1 Paper Clocks
Gold Jewellery (no specific stone); 
Substitute: Pearl, Peridot
Carnations; Pansies; Orange Blossom 
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2 Cotton China
Garnet
Cosmos; Lily of the Valley
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3 Leather Glass/Crystal
Pearl; 
Substitute: Jade, Moonstone, Crystal
Fuschia, Sunflower
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4
Silk; Linen (UK); Fruit/Flowers (US)
Appliances (electrical)
Blue Topaz; 
Substitute: Amethyst, Blue Zircon
Geranium, Hydrangea
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5
Wood
Silverware
Sapphire; 
Substitute: Turquoise, Rose Quartz, Pink Tourmaline
Daisy
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6
Candy / Sweets (UK); 
Iron (US)
Wood
Amethyst; 
Substitute: Turquoise, Garnet
Calla Lily
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7
Wool (UK); 
Copper (US)
Desk Sets; Brass
Onyx; 
Substitute: Copper, Yellow Sapphire, Lapis Lazuli
Jack-in-a-Pulpit, Freesia
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8
Salt (UK); 
Pottery, Bronze (US)
Lace, Linen
Tourmaline; 
Substitute: Bronze, Aventurine, Tanzanite
Clematis, Lilac
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9
Copper (UK), 
Pottery, Willow (US)
Leather
Lapis Lazuli; 
Substitute: Andalusite, Tiger Eye
Poppy, Bird of Paradise
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10
Tin (UK & US); Aluminium (US)
Diamond Jewellery
Diamond; 
Substitute: Green Tourmaline, Onyx, Crystal
Daffodil 
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11
Steel
Accessories, 
Fashion Jewellery
Turquoise; 
Substitute: Hematite
Tulip, Morning Glory
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12
Silk, Linen (UK); 
Home Décor (US)
Pearls
Jade; 
Substitute: Tsavorite, Garnet, Pearl, Agate
Peony 
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13
Lace
Furs, Textiles
Citrine; 
Substitute: Opal, Malachite, Moonstone
Chrysanthemum 
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14
Ivory or Elephant theme
Gold Jewellery
Opal; 
Substitute: Kunzite, Moss Agate, Gold, Ivory
Dahlia 
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15
Crystal
Watches
Ruby; 
Substitute: Blue Sapphire, Rhodolite
Roses 
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16 None
Silverware
Peridot
Statice
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17 None
Furniture
Carnelian, Yellow
Red Carnation
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18 None
Porcelain
Cat's Eye, Opal
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19 None
Bronze
Aquamarine
Bronze Chrysanthemums
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20
China, Porcelain
Platinum
Emerald
Day Lily 
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25
Silver
Silver
Silver
Iris
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30
Pearl
Diamond
Pearl
 Lily, Sweet Pea
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35
Coral
Jade
Emerald; 
Substitute: Jade, Coral
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40
Ruby
Ruby
Ruby, Red
Nasturtium, Gladiola
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45
Sapphire
Sapphire
Sapphire
Blue Iris
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50
Gold
Gold
Gold
Violet, Yellow Rose 
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55
Emerald
Emerald
Emerald-Green, Alexandrite
Calla Lily
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60
Diamond
Diamond
Diamond-White
Orchids
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