55th anniversary gift themes and ideas

The 55th anniversary is a truly special occasion, so use this list of themes linked with this anniversary year to come up with a gift that will impress your loved ones.

Modern 55th Anniversary Theme for Gifts: Emerald

Green emeraldEmeralds have two meanings, the first being a symbol of true love. An emerald is said to change shade if the wearer is unfaithful, so giving the gift of emeralds on the 55th anniversary is a sign of devotion and adoration. As green is also linked with creativity and spring, emeralds are also thought to offer the wearer new chances.

Gemstone: Alexandrite

Alternate Stone: Emerald

Colour: Emerald Green

Floral Theme: Calla Lily or a **Green Rose

The beauty of the calla lily is associated with the qualities of faith and purity in the Christian religion. The Romans also assigned a meaning of sensuality with the long stalk, and so the calla lily represents both spiritual and physical sides of a successful marriage.

**The green rose is a romantic alternative for this anniversary, in keeping with the colour theme, and the symbol of eternal love that a rose represents.

Modern Anniversary Gift Suggestions

• Alexandrite jewellery

• Flower-based gift for this anniversary (calla lily), for example: plant, perfume, scented candles, bouquet of flowers, art print

• Emerald jewellery (necklace, ring, bracelet, pendant)

Light-Green Glazed Eternity Rose or Dark-Green Glazed Eternity Rose (signifying the emerald-green colour theme for this anniversary)


Take a moment to watch the video-clip of our Dark-Green Glazed Eternity Rose

Below are links to the next milestone anniversary, as well as some further reading on this romantic tradition:

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