55th year Wedding Anniversary

Emerald Anniversary gifts

Traditional 55th anniversary gifts have a theme of Emerald.

A Contemporary or Modern anniversary gift has a theme of Emerald.

This Wedding Anniversary does not have any flowers associated with it.

The Gemstone list shows Alexandrite and Emerald are the gems associated with this Anniversary

Lots of Folklore surround the Emerald stone. Emerald was believed to lessen the pangs and dangers of child-birth by wearing it it was also believed to be a great protector of chastity; it was said that if a broken vow or unchaste act occurred between the giver and recipient then the emerald would become dim or lose it’s colour and an act of gross treachery might even cause the stone to crumble on its setting!

The 55th Wedding Anniversary Fact and Figures

This year (2022) to be celebrating your 55th Anniversary you would have married in 1967.

On your Wedding Anniversary you will have been married for

  • 20,089 days, which is
  • 482,136 hours or
  • 28,928,160 minutes;
  • making a total of 1,735,689,600 seconds.