A Guide to Birthstones and Wedding Anniversary Gemstones

Gemstones can play a special part in celebrating significant occasions such as birthdays or wedding anniversaries.

The tradition of exchanging gemstones for wedding anniversaries is said to have started in medieval Germany where a husband would bestow upon his wife a silver garland on their 25th wedding anniversary and a gold one on their 50th. The custom of gifting gemstones to mark birthdays seems to have begun in Poland during the 18th century.

Since then, these traditions have spread worldwide and it is now common place to celebrate birthdays and wedding anniversaries with beautiful gemstones such as amethyst, diamonds, rubies, opals, plus many more.

We invite you to take a look at our list of gemstones to gift for these special milestones!

Modern and Traditional Birthstones

Modern and Traditional Birthstones

Anniversary Gemstones

Wedding Anniversary Gemstones

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