Topaz Keychain

Topaz – appropriate for your 4th or 19th Wedding Anniversaries. Topaz is the money stone bringing luck in all business enterprises. The term Imperial Topaz” is used by reputable jewellers to refer to topaz that is reddish orange in colour and generally of good quality. Topaz is the birthstone for the Zodiac sign of Sagittarius. ”
Key ring is Silver Plated and the bulb housing the Stone is approximately 25mm in diameter. Presented in a Black Suedette effect bag.

Only genuine gemstones that have been polished are used. As these stone are a natural product there will be variations in both size and colour.

23rd wedding anniversary gifts and ideas

Traditionally, the 23rd Anniversary gifts have no associated theme. The Contemporary or Modern Twenty third anniversary gift has a theme of Silver plate. The Gemstone list shows Imperial Topaz associated with the 23rd Wedding Anniversary. Finally there are no appropriate flowers for this year.

 

Gemstone Wedding Anniversary Gifts List

multicoloured gemstones surrounding the words gemstone wedding anniversary gift list

Themes for gemstone wedding anniversary gifts come from a list of precious and semi-precious gemstones that are associated with each specific year. The different years, the majority of the time, have different gemstone associated with that year, here we are talking about the Gemstone Anniversary List, other popular lists include the the Modern, Traditional and Flower lists. The general idea behind this is so that you can select a gift with the theme of the material mentioned for the year thus making it easier to select an appropriate gift.

The Gemstone Wedding Anniversary Gifts List

The gemstone wedding anniversary list has developed over the generations into the one shown below, some of the years have variations on the theme depending upon who has published the list. More history of how the wedding list evolved is available on our Gemstone Wedding List History page.

Below in the list the anniversary year will link you to pages with ideas available from all the Gift lists (e.g. Traditional, Modern, Gemstone and Flower) or choose the gemstone for the year you are celebrating, or buying for, for a list of wedding anniversary gifts specific to that gemstone and year.

Some years have no material or theme under the gemstone anniversary list, below the fiftieth these anniversaries will have a theme in the Modern Anniversary List. Above the 50th they have no theme or material.

Gemstone Wedding Anniversary Gifts List

1st Wedding Anniversary Fresh Water Pearl
2nd Wedding Anniversary Garnet or Rose Quartz
3rd Wedding Anniversary Crystal
4th Wedding Anniversary Amethyst or Topaz
5th Wedding Anniversary Turquoise
6th Wedding Anniversary Amethyst or Garnet
7th Wedding Anniversary Lapis Lazuli or Onyx
8th Wedding Anniversary Aventurine or Multi-coloured Tourmaline
9th Wedding Anniversary Tiger Eye or Lapis Lazuli
10th Wedding Anniversary Black Onyx
11th Wedding Anniversary Turquoise or Hematite
12th Wedding Anniversary Agate
13th Wedding Anniversary Malachite or Citrine or Moonstone
14th Wedding Anniversary Jewellery or Moss Agate
16th Wedding Anniversary Peridot or Aquamarine
17th Wedding Anniversary Amethyst or Citrine or Opal
19th Wedding Anniversary Aquamarine or Topaz
21st Wedding Anniversary Iolite
22nd Wedding Anniversary Spinel (all Colours)
23rd Wedding Anniversary Imperial Topaz
24th Wedding Anniversary Tanzanite
25th Wedding Anniversary Sterling Silver
30th Wedding Anniversary Pearl
35th Wedding Anniversary Emerald
40th Wedding Anniversary Ruby
45th Wedding Anniversary Alexandrite
50th Wedding Anniversary Gold
55th Wedding Anniversary Alexandrite
60th Wedding Anniversary Diamonds
65th Wedding Anniversary Star Sapphire

There are a few variations with the gemstone wedding anniversary gifts list shown above where we have found variations we have listed them with the most common/popular listed first.

List Sources: Anniversary Gift List – American Gem Society. A Brief Dictionary of American Superstitions – Vergilius Ferm, The Philosophical Library, 1959.

Milestone Gemstone wedding anniversary gifts

As with other Wedding Anniversary Lists the Gemstone list converges with the other lists on the milestone anniversaries so the material or theme is the same as the other lists e.g. 25th Anniversary is Silver and the 40th Anniversary is Ruby

Other Pages you may find useful

21st to 30th Wedding Anniversary Gifts

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These years include the first anniversary that is considered a major milestone for any marriage, this, of course is the Silver Wedding (25 years) and then 5 years later is the also popular Pearl Wedding (30 years.)

These milestone events, just like all the milestone events have their own title e.g. Silver Wedding, Pearl Wedding, etc.  rather than the often misquoted silver anniversary or pearl anniversary as this would imply you are celebrating an anniversary of the Silver or Pearl Wedding and that would happen a year later (it gets very confusing!)

21st Wedding anniversary gifts

The modern twenty-first wedding anniversary has a theme of Nickel; an alternative modern twenty-first wedding anniversary gift can be themed with Brass. The appropriate gemstone for the twenty-first wedding anniversary has a theme of Iolite.

22nd Wedding anniversary gifts

The modern twenty-second wedding anniversary has a theme of Copper. The appropriate gemstone for the twenty-second wedding anniversary has a theme of Spinel (all Colours).

23rd Wedding anniversary gifts

The modern twenty-third wedding anniversary gift has a theme of Silver plate. The appropriate gemstone for the twenty-third wedding anniversary has a theme of Imperial Topaz.

24th Wedding anniversary gifts

The modern twenty-fourth wedding anniversary gift has a theme of Musical Instruments. The appropriate gemstone for the twenty-fourth wedding anniversary has a theme of Tanzanite.

25th Wedding anniversary gifts

The traditional twenty fifth wedding anniversary has a theme of Silver. The modern twenty fifth wedding anniversary gift has a theme of Silver. The appropriate gemstone for the twenty fifth wedding anniversary has a theme of Sterling Silver. The appropriate flowers for the twenty fifth wedding anniversary are Iris or is Iri the correct plural.

26th Wedding anniversary gifts

The twenty-sixth wedding anniversary gift has a theme of Original Pictures.

27th Wedding anniversary gifts

The twenty-seventh wedding anniversary gift has a theme of Sculpture.

28th Wedding anniversary gifts

The twenty-eighth wedding anniversary gift has a theme of Orchids.

29th Wedding anniversary gifts

The twenty-ninth wedding anniversary gift has a theme of Furniture.

30th Wedding anniversary gifts

The traditional thirtieth wedding anniversary gift has a theme of Pearls. The modern thirtieth wedding anniversary gift has a theme of Diamond Jewellery. The appropriate flowers for the thirtieth wedding anniversary are Sweet pea.

23rd Year Wedding Anniversary

When you’re looking for the perfect 23rd year wedding anniversary gift, you’ve arrived at the right place. The 23rd anniversary of your wedding day is just as special as any other and as you’re almost at a quarter of a century as a married couple, there is a lot to celebrate, but what should you buy?

Silver plated tea set is an ever popular choice for a 23rd year wedding anniversary gift

Unlike many other wedding anniversary traditions, there are no symbols or traditional materials associated with the 23rd wedding anniversary, but there are modern or contemporary material linked with the date.  Silver Plate is generally used as a modern day symbol, and as there are many uses for silver plate, many items are available in silver plate nowadays indeed there are even companies dedicated to plating the unusual.

Silver is a grand metal that looks perfect as a food serving plate, a stand for candles or even a beautiful decanter, or it’s up to you, it’s a very versatile gift you could give your partner on this special day.

Aside from the silver plate as a 23rd wedding anniversary gift, there are gemstones that are associated with the date, which is the imperial topaz.

23rd year wedding anniversary appropriate gemstone is imperial topaz

This stunning gem is wondrous in its appearance and looks fantastic in jewellery such as earrings, necklaces, rings and bracelets. It’s actually a silicate mineral of fluorine and aluminium and has a stunningly deep yellow to brown colour. It’s a very regal and sophisticated gem that twinkles in the light and is very different to other gems. If you really want to splash out for your 23rd year wedding anniversary, the Texas gemstone blue topaz is rare and is therefore a little more expensive, but the visual appeal of the blue is simply stunning.

Unlike some other wedding anniversary dates, the 23rd doesn’t have any flowers associated with it, but don’t let that put you off from buying your wife some glorious flowers. All women love to receive a beautiful bouquet flowers and we have a wide range of choices available for you to choose from. Just think of how her face will light up when you purchase some flowers on your wedding anniversary date and have them delivered to your home first thing in the morning or to her work; she’ll be delighted.

When it comes to your wedding anniversary gift, take the time to think carefully about it as this is your special day that your partner will no doubt keep the gifts for a very long time and having something that reminds them of you needs time spent thinking about it. Thankfully, we have every aspect covered and you have a wide variety of choices to pick from no matter what you budget is.

The 23rd year wedding anniversary Facts and Figures

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On the 23rd anniversary of your marriage you would have been married for 8,395 days or 201,480 hours or 12,088,800 minutes which is over 725 million seconds!

During this time you would have shared, on average, over 62,900 hours of snuggle time (sleeping!) or about 7 years, 2 months; assuming you don’t work together you’ve been apart for over 48,631 hours which is about 5 years, 7 months. You would have by now shared about 18,300 meals together which equates to approximately 1 year, 3 months of continuous eating!

23rd Year Wedding Anniversary Gift Ideas

Please see out 23rd Anniversary Gifts page for our full range of gift ideas some are below;

Please see out 23rd Anniversary Gifts page for our full range of gift ideas. Last year’s details are available here: 22nd Anniversary Ideas for next year’s details see here: 24th Anniversary Ideas

Wedding anniversaries 21st – 30th year

strong married couple together after 20 yearsThese years include the first anniversary that is considered a major milestone for any marriage, this, of course is the Silver Wedding (25 years) and then 5 years later is the also popular Pearl Wedding (30 years.)

These milestone events, just like all the milestone events have their own title e.g. Silver Wedding, Pearl Wedding, etc.  rather than the often misquoted silver anniversary or pearl anniversary as this would imply you are celebrating an anniversary of the Silver or Pearl Wedding and that would happen a year later (it gets very confusing!)

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21st Wedding anniversary

The modern twenty-first wedding anniversary has a theme of Nickel; an alternative modern twenty-first wedding anniversary gift can be themed with Brass. The appropriate gemstone for the twenty-first wedding anniversary has a theme of Iolite.

22nd Wedding anniversary

The modern twenty-second wedding anniversary has a theme of Copper. The appropriate gemstone for the twenty-second wedding anniversary has a theme of Spinel (all Colours).

23rd Wedding anniversary

The modern twenty-third wedding anniversary gift has a theme of Silver plate. The appropriate gemstone for the twenty-third wedding anniversary has a theme of Imperial Topaz.

24th Wedding anniversary

The modern twenty-fourth wedding anniversary gift has a theme of Musical Instruments. The appropriate gemstone for the twenty-fourth wedding anniversary has a theme of Tanzanite.

25th Wedding anniversary also known as the Silver Wedding

The traditional twenty fifth wedding anniversary has a theme of Silver. The modern twenty fifth wedding anniversary gift has a theme of Silver. The appropriate gemstone for the twenty fifth wedding anniversary has a theme of Sterling Silver. The appropriate flowers for the twenty fifth wedding anniversary are Iris or is Iri the correct plural.

26th Wedding anniversary

The twenty-sixth wedding anniversary gift has a theme of Original Pictures.

27th Wedding anniversary

The twenty-seventh wedding anniversary gift has a theme of Sculpture.

28th Wedding anniversary

The twenty-eighth wedding anniversary gift has a theme of Orchids.

29th Wedding anniversary

The twenty-ninth wedding anniversary gift has a theme of Furniture.

30th Wedding anniversary also known as the Pearl Wedding

The traditional thirtieth wedding anniversary gift has a theme of Pearls. The modern thirtieth wedding anniversary gift has a theme of Diamond Jewelry. The appropriate flowers for the thirtieth wedding anniversary are Sweet pea.