In 1922, Emily Post published her first etiquette guide, which included a list of anniversary gifts for each year. Many of us are familiar with these traditional gifts, but did you know that there is also a gemstone or metal associated with each anniversary?
This list of anniversary jewelry has been endorsed by Jewelers of America and the The American Gem Trade Association. No matter how many years you’ve been married, a gift of jewelry is always a wonderful symbol of love and commitment.
First Anniversary: Gold
You’ve made it through your first year! This is a fantastic milestone in a couple’s life.
You’ve learned even more about each other and grown closer than you could imagine. It’s been a year filled with firsts; maybe you bought your first home together or adopted your first pet.
All of those big and small steps you’ve taken together deserve to be commemorated with first anniversary gifts that signify your continuing bond and love for each other.