A 30th wedding anniversary may be referred to as a pearl anniversary or as a trigentennial anniversary. Pearl refers to the traditional type of gift that should be exchanged between partners to commemorate the anniversary.Continue Reading
According to traditional gift giving, a fifth wedding anniversary is referred to as the wooden anniversary, a 10th anniversary is tin, a 20th anniversary is china, a 40th anniversary is ruby, a 50th anniversary is golden and a 60th anniversary is diamond.
In terms of names that represent the numbers, a fifth anniversary is a quinquennial, a 10th anniversary is a decennial, a 20th anniversary is a vigintennial, a 40th anniversary is a quadragennial, a 50th anniversary is a semicentennial or quinquagenary and a 60th anniversary is a sexagennial.Learn more about Anniversaries
The 60th wedding anniversary is known as the diamond anniversary. The anniversary got its name because of Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee, which also made the 60th wedding anniversary popular.Full Answer >
The 13th wedding anniversary is the lace anniversary. For this reason, the traditional gifts for this occasion include homeware or apparel featuring made from lace or featuring lace inserts.Full Answer >
The 10th wedding anniversary signifies the couple's first full decade of life together and shows that the marriage is strong and enduring. Gifts given on this date include tin, aluminum and, more recently, diamonds and daffodils.Full Answer >
While most married couples only celebrate certain years, like the 25th or 50th wedding anniversary, each wedding anniversary is represented by a symbolic gift. Traditionally, gifts given or exchanged during the early years of marriage are practical household things to help the newlyweds to create a better home. While traditional gifts are still given nowadays, a more contemporary gift set is devised to be on a par with modern times.Full Answer >