35th Wedding Anniversary - Coral
It is traditional to give a 35th wedding anniversary gift of coral or jade in the USA. In Britain the gift is of
You may want to help to protect the environment by avoiding gifts of real coral. Consider using imitation coral
or a coral design instead.
We hope these suggestions will help you...
Coral Pashmina Scarf
Purchase a pashmina scarf or shawl in coral. Not the real thing but it has the color.
This is available in many different shapes and sizes from bracelets and necklaces to cords for holding your eye
glasses. You could consider giving imitation coral along with another precious stone. For example an imitation
coral and turquoise bracelet.
Take A Vacation For Your 35th Wedding Anniversary
Take a vacation to the Indian Ocean or the Red Sea. You are then able to go snorkeling or scuba diving to see
the coral reefs and all the beautiful colored fish that inhabit the area.
Coral Cuff links
A piece of jewelry for him. If you do not want to buy the real thing look for cuff links that are coral in color.
These may be available as bowls, candle holders, bookends and the like. Buy a gift in the color rather than the
Buy the happy couple a bouquet made up of coral color flowers. Carnations often come in these colors. Coral can
be found in several colors so this will give you the opportunity to mix a few colors together.
Coral Design Gifts
There are many items with a coral design on them. Examples are dining sets, glassware, cushions, pillows, throws
etc. You will need to make sure that the design is appropriate for the couple.
A Vacation to see a Coral Reef
For a really amazing gift consider sending the couple on a trip where part of the itinerary is to see a coral
reef. A trip to the Great Barrier Reef would really be a vacation to remember.
For people that do not wish to buy coral there are alternatives. A silver sixpence in a box commemorating the
couples anniversary would make an unusual 35th wedding anniversary gift.
Facts about Coral
Coral is formed from the skeletal remains of marine animals. Living corals form reefs made up of millions of sea
anemone like polyps. Each polyp generation grows on the skeletal remains of previous generations. This gives a
structure that has a shape characteristic of the species, but is also subject to environmental influences.
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