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70th Wedding Anniversary Gift - Platinum

 

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Choosing a 70th wedding anniversary gift may seen rather challenging. It is traditional to give platinum on this anniversary. Platinum is given as the 20th wedding anniversary gift in the modern list.

We hope these suggestions will help you...

Platinum Roses

For this special platinum anniversary purchase a rose that has been preserved in this rare metal.

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Platinum Jewelry

Although more expensive than gold and silver it is still possible to purchase beautiful pieces. When you have been married for 70 years you deserve something special.

Platinum Music

Look for music with 'platinum in the name. A suitable piece might be 'Platinum' by Mike Oldfield. There are also other CDs with platinum in the title, so pick a piece that will be well received by the couple celebrating this anniversary.

Wedding Rings

As this is a special wedding anniversary seldom reached by many couples, why not renew your wedding vows with platinum rings?


Gemstone Jewelry at Manufacturer Prices

Create your own rings by clicking on the link above.

Platinum Cuff Links

How about buying a nice set of platinum cuff links with a tie pin to match? If you cannot afford to buy the real thing then I am sure the couple won't mind if the items are made of silver.




Commemorative 70th Wedding Anniversary China

Buy a piece of china commemorating the happy couples anniversary. There are many different items, including plates, cups and saucers and vases.

Platinum Album

Purchase a copy of an album that has gone 'platinum'. They come framed and a few can be found autographed by the artist.



Facts about Platinum

Platinum is a chemical element that has the symbol Pt and the atomic number 78. A heavy, malleable, precious, gray-white metal, platinum is resistant to corrosion and occurs in some nickel and copper ores.

Platinum is used in jewelry, laboratory equipment, electrical contacts, dentistry and in cars to reduce the exhaust emissions, as well as for the tips of spark plugs.

Platinum appears silvery-white when pure, and firm. Platinum's wear and tarnish-resistant characteristics are well suited for making fine jewelry and is more precious than gold. Platinum normally costs slightly less than twice the price of gold.

The Spanish named the metal 'platina' or little silver, when they first encountered it in Colombia. They regarded platinum as an unwanted impurity in the silver they were mining, and often discarded it. If only they had known.

The frame of the crown of Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother, manufactured for her Coronation as Consort to King George VI is made of platinum. It was the first British crown to be made of platinum.

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