. Special occasions tend to hold the deepest memories,
ones birthdays', Christmas, first date, graduation, and matrimony, to a
couple's first born and then the cycle begins again in another's memories.
The memory of ones wedding celebration marks a special passage of time. Ones
own memories that were once exclusive to only you are now shared with another
and the two become one in thought, emotion and in this way all future memories
change and are never remembered again as exclusively your own. No longer is it
"my" memories but "our" memories.
The yearly anniversary which now marks that sharing of time has such special
meaning, over the years much thought has gone into the giving of gifts for a
couple's wedding anniversary. This guide offers suggestions for gift giving for
both men and women and insight into traditional and modern gifts and offers
purchasing opportunities from trusted merchants that assisted in producing this
Marriage Anniversary Gifts in the early years of marriage were small
remembrances, or tokens, such as 1st (paper), 5th (wood), and 10th (tin). In
later years of matrimony, gifts gained value (which tends to correspond with
society status and professional security), including 15th (crystal), 20th
(china), 25th (silver), and 50th (gold).
By the time her publication was reprinted in 1957, the growing importance of
wedding anniversary celebrations in America required more guidance and the
traditional gift list had been expanded to include all of the first 15 years,
and multiples of five thereafter. Additionally, as 35 years had passed since
the original publication modern alternatives were again added and updated to
include more socially acceptable gift options.
The traditional and modern anniversary gift guides have changed very little
during the past half-century where traditional gifts are deeply rooted in
heritage yet modern gifts greatly assist to offset cultural differences. The
giving of a gift to your partner on the memorable occasion of shared thought is
so symbolic that this guide has been developed to assist making the occasion
truly one worth marking the passage of time from here.
The right gift can bring a sparkle to every eye and can delight the hearts of
all. Our Anniversary Guide will help you celebrate with gift ideas. The quick
chart below tells you the Gemstone Anniversary Gifts for each year.
Finding genuine and trustworthy gold jewellery retailers has been quite
difficult for the past few years. With current technology advancements, making
online transactions such as selling and purchasing of goods and services has
been easier however, at a cost. In addition to the threat of acquiring one's
personal information, online transactions also pose the threat of fraudulent or
fake items especially to that of gold
jewellery. Here are some tips on how to find genuine gold jewellery
retailers online as well as protect your personal information.