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Which Gift Do I Give for That Anniversary?

 

Can't remember what traditional gift to give for a particular wedding anniversary? Don't sweat it 'cause I can never remember either.

The following is a list of the gifts traditionally given in Commonwealth countries (the US equivalent is in brackets if different):

1st - Cotton (Paper)
2nd - Paper (Cotton)
3rd - Leather
4th - Fruit & Flowers (Linen/Silk)
5th - Wood
6th - Sugar (Iron)
7th - Wool (Wool/Copper)
8th - Salt (Bronze)
9th - Copper (Pottery)
10th - Tin (Tin/Aluminium)
11th - No Traditional Gift (Steel)
12th - Silk/Fine Linen (Silk)
13th - No Traditional Gift (Lace)
14th - No Traditional Gift (Ivory)
15th - Crystal
20th - China
25th - Silver
30th - Pearl
35th - Coral (Coral/Jade)
40th - Ruby
45th - Sapphire
50th - Gold
55th - Emerald
60th - Diamond
65th - Blue Sapphire
70th - Platinum
75th - Diamond/ Gold
80th - Oak
85th - Wine
90th - Stone

Traditional Floral Anniversary Gifts:

1st - Carnation
2nd - Lily of the Valley
3rd - Sunflower
4th - Hydrangea
5th - Daisy
6th - Calia
7th - Freesia
8th - Lilac
9th - Bird of Paradise
10th - Daffodil
11th - Tulip
12th - Peony
13th - Crysanthemum
14th - Dahlia
15th - Rose
16th - Aster
25th - Iris
28th - Orchid
30th - Lily
40th - Gladiolus
50th - Yellow Rose/Violet

Gift Box Illustration
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