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Guide to Gemstone Jewelry Anniversary Gifts by Year for 2024

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In addition to modern & traditional gift themes, each anniversary has a gemstone gift theme associated with the year of marriage. We’ve selected our favorite gemstone jewelry gifts for every major anniversary, from the first to the fiftieth.

Close up of a male hand placing a sapphire and diamond halo ring on the ring finger of his wife's right hand

While jewelry is always an excellent choice for an anniversary gift, you can also surprise and delight your wife on any special occasion throughout the year with a gift of jewelry that features the gemstone for your current anniversary.

Anniversary Gemstones by Year
1st: Gold 2nd: Garnet 3rd: Pearl 4th: Blue Topaz
5th: Sapphire 6th: Amethyst 7th: Onyx 8th: Tourmaline
9th: Lapis Lazuli 10th: Diamond 11th: Turquoise 12th: Jade
13th: Citrine 14th: Opal 15th: Ruby 20th: Emerald
25th: Silver 30th: Pearl 40th: Ruby 50th: Gold

What Is the 1st Anniversary Gemstone Gift?

Macro image of a gold chain with a text overlay that reads "gold"

The first anniversary gemstone is gold. While technically not a gemstone, gold is a precious metal that represents purity and opulence. A gift of gold jewelry is a treasured reminder of the perfect unity shared between you and your wife.

Featured Gold Jewelry Gifts for Your 1st Anniversary

Ross-Simons Italian 14kt Yellow Gold Textured Love Knot Pendant Necklace. 18 inches
14K Gold Love Knot Necklace
  • Available in 18″ or 20″ length chains
  • Features a criss cross chain
  • And spring ring clasp
  • Gift box included
$160.00 USD

What Is the 2nd Anniversary Gemstone Gift?

Closeup of a pile of red garnet gemstones with text overlay that reads "garnet"

Most commonly dark red in color, garnet is the second anniversary gemstone. As a symbol of deep feelings of love, garnet jewelry is truly a gift from the heart.

Featured Garnet Jewelry Gifts for Your 2nd Anniversary

Peora Solid 14K White Gold Garnet Heart Stud Earrings for Women, Genuine Gemstone Birthstone Solitaire Studs, 6mm, 1.75 Carats total, Friction Back
14K Gold Heart-Cut Garnet Earrings
  • Genuine garnet, 1.74 carats
  • Heart-cut, 6 mm
  • Features stud posts with secure friction backings
  • Gift packaging included
$150.99 USD

What Is the 3rd Anniversary Gemstone Gift?

Detail image of a strand of pearls with text overlay that reads "pearl"

Pearl is the third anniversary gemstone. The layers of concentric circles that form a pearl symbolize wisdom gained through experience and represent the perfect union you share with your wife.

Featured Pearl Jewelry Gifts for Your 3rd Anniversary

VIKI LYNN Freshwater Cultured Pearl Necklace Set Includes Stunning Bracelet and Stud Earrings Jewelry for Women
Cultured Pearl Jewelry Set
  • Set includes 18″ necklace, 7.5-8″ bracelet and a pair of 10-10.5mm stud earrings
  • Featuring hand-picked freshwater cultured pearls with 18K gold plated pea clasps
  • Gift box included
$124.99 USD

What Is the 4th Anniversary Gemstone Gift?

A closeup image of cut gemstones with a text overlay that reads "blue topaz"

Blue topaz is considered the most rare color of topaz and is the gemstone associated with the fourth anniversary. Symbolizing loyalty and love, blue topaz represents eternal romance and the deep emotional attachment found at the core of your marriage.

Featured Blue Topaz Jewelry Gifts for Your 4th Anniversary

Ross-Simons 12.00 Carat London Blue Topaz Ring in Sterling Silver
London Blue Topaz Cocktail Ring
  • Features an emerald cut 12 carat London blue topaz stone
  • Measures 5/8″ wide
  • 925 sterling silver mount
  • Presentation box included

What Is the 5th Anniversary Gemstone Gift?

Detail image of cut sapphires with text overlay that reads 'Sapphire'

Unmistakably vivid and historically favored by royalty, sapphire is the gemstone for the fifth wedding anniversary. As a symbol of wisdom, nobility, truth, sincerity, and faithfulness a sapphire gift is believed to bring good fortune to your spouse and marriage.

Featured Sapphire Jewelry Gifts for Your 5th Anniversary

Dazzlingrock Collection 14K Round White Diamond & Blue Sapphire Stackable Wedding Band 1/3 CT, Yellow Gold, Size 5
Diamond & Sapphire Anniversary Band
  • Stackable band features round cut blue sapphires and diamonds
  • Total gem weight: 1/3 ct
  • Prong setting crafted from 14K gold
$378.57 USD

What Is the 6th Anniversary Gemstone Gift?

Closeup image of natural amethyst with a text overlay that reads "amethyst"

Amethyst, the sixth anniversary gemstone, is a well-known talisman of focus and success and is believed to enhance creativity and passion. Also known and the “Couples Stone,” amethyst represents fidelity and the deep connection shared between you and your wife.

Featured Amethyst Jewelry Gifts for Your 6th Anniversary

Ross-Simons 16.00 ct. t.w. Amethyst Bracelet in Sterling Silver. 7.5 inches
Checkerboard Cut Amethyst Bracelet
  • Genuine amethyst gemstones
  • 16.00 ct. t.w.
  • Set in sterling silver
  • Measures 7.5″ long x 3/8″ wide
  • Includes a 1″extender
  • And secure lobster clasp
$99.00 USD

What Is the 7th Anniversary Gemstone Gift?

Closeup of a pile of black stones with a text overlay that reads 'Onyx'

Onyx, the seventh anniversary gemstone, is usually black in color and has come to represent deep calm, renewal, and the powerful love shared between you and your wife.

Featured Onyx Jewelry Gifts for Your 7th Anniversary

Ross-Simons Pear-Shaped Black Onyx Drop Earrings in 14kt Yellow Gold
Black Onyx Dangle Earrings
  • Features pear shape black onyx
  • With 14K yellow gold accents
  • Earrings measure .5″ x 1.375″
  • Comfortable earwire backing
  • Gift box included
$296.25 USD

What Is the 8th Anniversary Gemstone Gift?

Closeup image of various cut tourmaline gemstones with a text overlay that reads "tourmaline"

Tourmaline, the gemstone for the eight anniversary, is a semi-precious stone that naturally occurs in many colors, ranging from black to green to pink. Pink tourmaline is believed to relate to matters of the spiritual heart and encourages compassion, gentleness, and love.

Featured Tourmaline Jewelry Gifts for Your 8th Anniversary

Carleen Mothers Day Gift 14k Solid Rose Gold Natural Pink 0.7258ct Tourmaline Stud Earrings For Women Girls
14K Gold & Tourmaline Stud Earrings
  • 0.7258 ct natural pink tourmaline
  • 14K solid rose gold mounts with heart details
  • Measures 4mm
  • Gift box included

What Is the 9th Anniversary Gemstone Gift?

Detail image of strands of lapis lazuli beads with a text overlay that reads "lapis lazuli"

A universal symbol of wisdom and truth, lapis lazuli is the ninth anniversary gemstone. Considered a “celestial” stone, lapis lazuli is composed of a deep blue lazurite, white calcite, and golden flecks of pyrite that give it a cosmic appearance. Said to promote self-reflection and inner-peace, lapis lazuli symbolizes the honesty and compassion at the core of your marriage.

Featured Lapis Lazuli Jewelry Gifts for Your 9th Anniversary

Ross-Simons Lapis Drop Pendant Collar Necklace in Sterling Silver. 16 inches
Lapis Lazuli Drop Pendant Necklace
  • Sterling silver collar necklace
  • Features a 25 x 20 mm polished lapis bead
  • Measures 16″ long,  2 mm wide
  • Hook clasp
  • Gift box included

What Is the 10th Anniversary Gemstone Gift?

Overhead image of cut diamonds with a text overlay that reads "diamond"

Diamond is the tenth anniversary gemstone gift. The word diamond comes from the ancient Greek word adamas, meaning invincible. Made from pure carbon and known to be the hardest mineral in existence, diamonds represent the unbreakable bond and pure love at the core of your marriage.

Featured Diamond Jewelry Gifts for Your 10th Anniversary

Jewelry Bliss 14k White Gold Diamond Snow Flake Pendant Necklace For Women 18 Inch Chain, 45cts
Diamond Snowflake Pendant Necklace
  • .45 cts genuine diamond gemstones
  • 14K white gold snowflake setting
  • 18″ gold chain
  • Pendant measures 0.65″ x 0.06″
  • Gift box included

What Is the 11th Anniversary Gemstone Gift?

Close up of strands turquoise beads with a text overlay that reads "turquoise"

Turquoise is the eleventh anniversary gemstone gift. As the first gemstone ever mined, the natural beauty and long history of turquoise is unequalled. Turquoise is believed to promote communication and compassion while attracting wealth and bounty, symbolizing a committed and invested marriage. As turquoise mines have been depleted, jewelry made from treated or enhanced stones had become more common.

Featured Turquoise Jewelry Gifts for Your 11th Anniversary

Barse Turquoise and Lime Turquoise Statement Necklace
Turquoise Statement Necklace
  • Made from slabs of natural turquoise & lime turquoise
  • Necklace length: 18″
  • Cuban chain features a bronze finish and easy hook clasp

What Is the 12th Anniversary Gemstone Gift?

Detail image of a jade slab with a text overlay that reads 'jade'

Jade, the twelfth anniversary gemstone, occurs in a variety of colors but green is the most common and well known. Traditionally a symbol of good luck, peace, and serenity, jade represents the good fortune of a tranquil marriage.

Featured Jade Jewelry Gifts for Your 12th Anniversary

PalmBeach 10K Yellow Gold Round Genuine Cultured Freshwater Pearl and Genuine Green Jade Drop Earrings (62x11mm)
Jade & Freshwater Pearl Drop Earrings
  • Features genuine jade
  • Paired with freshwater pearls
  • With 10k gold details
  • Approximate length: 2 3/8″
  • 10K gold post with wire earring back
$169.99 USD

What Is the 13th Anniversary Gemstone Gift?

Overhead image of a pile of yellow gemstones with a text overlay that reads 'citrine'

Citrine, the thirteenth anniversary gemstone, is a form of yellow quartz and is believed to bring feelings of joy, positivity, and optimism. A gift of citrine represents the happiness you feel in your marriage.

Featured Citrine Jewelry Gifts for Your 13th Anniversary

10k Yellow Gold Vintage Style Genuine Emerald-cut Citrine and Diamond Ring
10K Gold Citrine & Diamond Statement Ring
  • Emerald cut genuine citrine
  • Center stone measures 10 x 8 mm
  • Solid 10k yellow gold mount with round diamond accents
  • Vintage-inspired design features milgrain work
  • Gift box included

What Is the 14th Anniversary Gemstone Gift?

Detail image of different types of raw opal with a text overlay that reads 'opal'

Opal is the fourteenth anniversary gemstone gift. Opal is the gemstone for the 14th anniversary. As perhaps the most unique gemstone, opal has long been celebrated for its fascinating beauty and ability to refract light in many colors. The conditions that lead to the formation of opal are rare, making lab-created opal a popular choice among jewelers.

Featured Opal Jewelry Gifts for Your 14th Anniversary

14K Yellow Gold 7X10mm White Opal Teardrop Gemstone Drop Earrings, October Birthstone, Dainty Opal Gemstones Earrings, Bridal Handmade Wedding Jewelry Gift for Brides
White Opal Pear-Cut Earrings
  • Handmade with high quality 14K solid gold
  • Features white pear-cut opals
  • Gemstones measure 7 x 10 mm
  • Gift box included
$149.00 USD

What Is the 15th Anniversary Gemstone Gift?

Pile of cut rubies on a dark background with a text overlay that reads 'ruby'

Ruby is the fifteenth anniversary gemstone. The deep red color of rubies have long made them a favorite gemstone gift for loved ones. Because it shares the same color as blood, a vital life source, the ruby is believed to have protective properties and represents vitality, happiness and passion.

Featured Ruby Jewelry Gifts for Your 15th Anniversary

FJC Finejewelers 10k White Gold Oval Created Ruby with White Topaz accent stones Halo Pendant Necklace
Created Ruby Halo Pendant Necklace
  • Features 8 x 6 mm oval cut center stone
  • With white topaz accents
  • Rhodium-plated 10K white gold halo setting
  • Pendant measures 16 x 9.2 mm
  • 18″ chain
  • Gift box included
$149.99 USD

What Is the 20th Anniversary Gemstone Gift?

Close up of a pile of cut emerald gemstones on a dark background with a text overlay that reads "emerald'

Emerald is the twentieth anniversary gemstone. While their natural green color symbolizes vitality and verdant new beginnings, emeralds are also believed to represent eternal love and the strong connection between spouses. Compared to rubies, the gemstone of passionate love, emeralds are known as the gemstone of deep, mature love.

Featured Emerald Jewelry Gifts for Your 20th Anniversary

Finecraft 2 cttw Natural Emerald Leaf Climber Stud Earrings in 10K Yellow Gold
10K Gold Natural Emerald Leaf Earrings
  • Features 2 cttw natural emeralds
  • Unique leaf climber design
  • 10K yellow gold setting
  • Measures 1 3/8″ length
  • Friction-back posts
  • Gift box included
$179.99 USD

What Is the 25th Anniversary Gemstone Gift?

The twenty-fifth anniversary is known as the “Silver Jubilee” because the traditional, modern, and gemstone gift themes are all silver.

Featured Silver Jewelry Gifts for Your 25th Anniversary

Ross-Simons Italian Sterling Silver Jewelry Set: 3 Hammered Bangle Bracelets. 7.5 inches
Set of 3 Hammered Sterling Silver Bangle Bracelets
  • Clasp-free for easy, comfortable styling
  • Crafted in Italy
  • Gift box included
$169.00 USD

What Is the 30th Anniversary Gemstone Gift?

Detail image of various pearl strands with a text overlay that reads "Pearl"

Featured Pearl Jewelry Gifts for Your 30th Anniversary

Pearl is the 30th anniversary gemstone. Before pearl culturing techniques were developed, natural pearls were rare and became a symbol of luck and prosperity. Pearls are also strongly associated with moon due to their shape, color, and connection to water. A gift of pearls symbolizes the strength and beauty of your one-of-a-kind union.

Clare White 6-7mm AAA Quality Freshwater 925 Sterling Silver Cultured Pearl Ring For Women
Classic Cultured Pearl Ring
  • Solitaire AAA-grade genuine freshwater cultured pearl
  • Measures between 6 to 7mm
  • .925 sterling silver mount
  • Gift box included

What Is the 40th Anniversary Gemstone Gift?

Depth of field image of red sparkles with a text overlay that read "Ruby Jubilee"

The fortieth anniversary is known as the “Ruby Jubilee” because the traditional, modern, and gemstone gift themes are all ruby.

Featured Ruby Jewelry Gifts for Your 40th Anniversary

Diamond Princess 14K Yellow Gold Ruby Earring and Pendant Set with 3.0 Carats Total Oval Ruby & Diamond (G-H, I1-I2)
Genuine Ruby Jewelry Set
  • Set features genuine pear cut rubies with diamond accents
  • 3 ct total gem weight
  • 14K yellow gold settings and necklace chain
  • Necklace measure 16″ with a spring ring clasp
$649.99 USD

What Is the 50th Anniversary Gemstone Gift?

Depth of field image of gold sparkles with a text overlay that read "Golden Jubilee"

The fiftieth anniversary is known as the “Golden Jubilee” because the traditional, modern, and gemstone gift themes are all gold.

Featured Gold Jewelry Gifts for Your 50th Anniversary

14k Yellow Gold Claddagh Hoop Earrings Celtic Fine Jewelry For Women Gifts For Her
14K Gold Claddagh Hoop Earrings
  • Crafted from solid 14K yellow gold
  • Measures 27mm x 25mm
  • Gift packaging included
$317.45 USD

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