Our anniversary guide can help you find that perfect piece of jewelry for your loved one.Gifts with rare gemstones and custom designed jewelry are the best choice when you want to show the person you love how special and unique they are. Use the timeline below to find the perfect gift for your upcoming anniversary.
The first year of marriage is filled with precious memories, and the gift of something gold is a fitting way to commemorate them. For a classic first anniversary present, choose a piece of jewelry in yellow or white gold.
The traditional gemstone for a second wedding anniversary is garnet. Treasured since antiquity for its versatility, garnet comes in a myriad of colors, but its most famous hue is a deep, pomegranate red. Brilliant Earth sources our garnets from the Four Corners region of the American Southwest. Draw upon the beauty of this gemstone’s storied history by selecting a vintage ring for your loved one.
Pearls, the traditional gems of third wedding anniversaries, are unique in that they originate in the sea. They’ve been treasured since ancient times, and they’re so naturally lustrous that they require no cutting or polishing.
Topaz comes in a myriad of colors, but the hue most popular with fourth wedding anniversaries is its buoyant blue shade. Topaz has relatively high clarity and brilliance, making it shine beautifully in the center of rings, necklaces, and earrings. It is also an 8 on the Mohs scale of hardness, ensuring its durability.
Sapphires, which have historically symbolized truth and loyalty, are the traditional gemstones of fifth year wedding anniversaries. Available in nearly any hue, from regal blues to feminine pinks, sapphires can suit many styles. A sapphire anniversary band is a classic gift that is sure to please
A ten year wedding anniversary is truly a milestone occasion, so it naturally follows that the traditional gemstones for the occasion are diamonds. Prized since antiquity for their brilliant sparkle and superior hardness, often reminiscent of the day you exchanged rings years before. Diamond earrings, whether classic studs, sophisticated drops, or glamorous hoops, are also a beautiful choice.
A fifteenth wedding anniversary is a banner occasion, and is traditionally associated with the ruby. The ruby is a long-treasured gem that historically symbolized prosperity and peace. Prized for their hardness and durability as well as their deep, red hue, rubies are the center stone in many of our most sought after vintage pieces. They feature prominently in geometric Art Deco styles, as well as larger-than-life Retro designs. Ruby jewelry is timeless,
The official gemstone of 20th anniversaries is emerald, whose luminous green hue has also led to its recognition as the gemstone of royalty. Whether the allure of an exquisite Victorian design or the mystic artistry of an Art Nouveau style speaks to you, an antique emerald ring is a gift that is at once timeless and one-of-a-kind.