55th Wedding Anniversary Gift - Emerald
Looking for a 55th wedding anniversary gift, may seem daunting. It is traditional to give emeralds on this anniversary. The emerald may also be used to represent the
20th and 35th wedding anniversary.
The birthstone for the month of May is also an emerald. Take a
look at this page for more gift ideas.
We hope these suggestions will help you...
Celebrate the couples anniversary by purchasing them a 'Lucky Sixpence'. It comes in a collectors display case
detailing which anniversary it was given.
Bouquet of Flowers
There are a few green flowers these days to create that unique bouquet. Had some exotic types to make it as
different as possible for this anniversary gift.
Emerald Jewelry For The 55th Wedding Anniversary
Always a good bet and lots to choose from. You will find cuff links and tie pins for men. For women there are
earrings, pendants, bracelets and brooches. Design your own piece of jewelry for the perfect gift. Click on the
link below to find out how.
Create a hamper where all the products are in green packaging. Try to pick items that the couple will eat and a
few new ones for them to try that they might eat.
Look around for a green colored vase. Fill it with colorful flowers to emphasize the green of the vase.
Why not buy the happy couple a glass bowl? Have it engraved with their names and date of their wedding
anniversary. Fill it with sweets as an extra gift to them.
Purchase evergreen shrubs for the garden. Easy to maintain throughout the year and you don't need to worry if
the couple haven't got green fingers.
Buy an anniversary tree. Every year the couple will be able to watch it grow into a healthy specimen.
Look for books with 'emerald' in the title. 'Emerald' by Elisabeth Luard may be a suitable gift for the lady
celebrating her anniversary.
Information For Emeralds
Emeralds are a variety of the mineral beryl, colored green by small traces of chromium and sometimes iron.
Emeralds are highly prized gemstones and by weight are the most valuable gemstone in the world, imperfections in
all emeralds lessens their value. Emeralds come in many shades of green and bluish green.
Most of the finest emeralds come from a place near Bogota, Columbia South America where they are found in
calcite veins, others can be found in Brazil and the Ural Mountains.
Legend has it that the emerald has the power to protect the chastity of the wearer and to ward off evil spirits.
It was believed to cure epilepsy and dysentery, and to aid weak eyesight.
The Emerald is the symbol of Pride and are is the traditional gemstone for the astrological signs of Cancer and
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