Spending a quarter of a century in love with one person is to be celebrated.
Silver, for its radiance and brilliance.
Ruby, because rubies are thought to possess an eternal inner flame which is a symbol that the passion in a marriage is still very alive and strong after 40 years together.
Spending half a century in love with one person is a wonderful statement about the gift of married life. Optimism and wealth are often associated with gold, it is strong and resistant to corrosion.
The tradition of celebrating a 60th anniversary came into popularity after Queen Victoria celebrated her Diamond Jubilee. Many also believe that the fire in the diamond symbolizes the constant flame of love.