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Wedding Anniversary Stones

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Women's diamond rings
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Find the right wedding anniversary stones used most often on anniversary rings.

1st Anniversary - Gold Jewelry
Alternate: Peridot

2nd Anniversary - Garnet

3rd Anniversary - Pearls
Alternate: Jade

4th Anniversary - Blue Topaz
Alternate: Blue Zircon

5th Anniversary - Sapphire
Alternate: Pink Tourmaline

6th Anniversary - Amethyst
Alternate: Turquoise

7th Anniversary - Onyx
Alternates: Yellow Sapphire, Golden Beryl

8th Anniversary - Tourmaline
Alternate: Tanzanite

9th Anniversary - Lapis Lazuli
Alternates: Amethyst, Green Spinel

10th Anniversary - Diamond Jewelry
Alternate:Blue Sapphire

11th Anniversary - Turquoise
Alternates: Citrine, Yellow Zircon

12th Anniversary - Jade
Alternate: Opal

13th Anniversary - Citrine
Alternates: Moonstone, Hawk's Eye

14th Anniversary - Opal
Alternates: Agate, Bloodstone

15th Anniversary - Ruby
Alternates: Rhodolite Garnet, Alexandrite

16th Anniversary - Peridot (evening emerald)
Alternate: Red Spinel

17th Anniversary - Watches

Alternate: Carnelian

18th Anniversary - Cat's Eye or Chrysoberyl
Alternate:Aquamarine

19th Anniversary - Aquamarine
Alternate:Almandine Garnet

20th Anniversary - Emerald
Alternate: Yellow or Golden Diamond

21st Anniversary - Iolite

22nd Anniversary - Spinel

23rd Anniversary - Imperial Topaz

24th Anniversary - Tanzanite

25th Anniversary - Silver Jubilee
Alternates: Tsavorite , Green Garnet

30th Anniversary - Pearl Jubilee

35th Anniversary - Emerald

40th Anniversary - Ruby

45th Anniversary - Sapphire
Alternate: Cat's Eye

50th Anniversary - Golden Jubilee
Alternate: Imperial or Golden Topaz

55th Anniversary - Alexandrite

60th Anniversary - Diamond Jubilee
Alternate: Star Ruby

65th Anniversary - Blue Spinel

70th Anniversary - Sapphire Jubilee
Alternate: Smoky Quartz

75th Anniversary - Diamond Jubilee

80th Anniversary - Ruby Jubilee

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