Sapphires are the Birthstone for September, but Are Also the Theme for a 51st Wedding Anniversary Gift

Last year it was your golden wedding anniversary. And like many couples who have made it to half a century, it probably involved rather a lot of celebration. You’ve been winding down ever since your golden anniversary party, and before you know it your 51st anniversary has come around. 51 years as man and wife may not seem such a significant milestone, but take a pat on the back, because it is quite a sizeable achievement. Last year you may have found yourself pulling all the stops out, but don’t let this year pass without showing your spouse how much you love and appreciate them.

Finding meaningful gifts to give her year after year can be rather challenging. But don’t feel disheartened if you’re in this position, because there are plenty of guys who struggle as well. A number of themes have been linked with various anniversary years, and this year the theme is blue sapphires.

51st Anniversary Gift Ideas for Her

Silver-Dipped Rose Silver

  • A real rose coated in pure silver
  • In a stylish display case, with an authenticity certificate.
  • Bright and lustrous mirror finish
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Gold-Dipped Rose Gold rose

  • A real rose dipped in 24 karat gold
  • Comes with a certificate of authenticity.
  • In a beautiful PU leather display case
  • Brilliant and lustrous mirror finish
  • Price $169 Buy this gift!

Traditional themes for a wedding anniversary gift for her

Celebrating wedding anniversaries has become part of tradition, and the custom started many moons ago, way back in the Middle Ages. However, it was usually only the most significant anniversaries that were allocated their own special theme. Nowadays, it has become popular to celebrate every year by exchanging specific themed gifts. And why not? After all, every year that passes is an achievement, so celebrating the occasion by exchanging gifts is a good way to show how proud you are that another successful year of married life has passed.

First, let’s give you a few snippets of information about the precious gemstone that has become linked with a 51 year anniversary gift for her.

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Facts about sapphires

Sapphires have become known as one of the most precious blue gemstones, but can actually be found in more colors than just blue. However, for a 51st wedding anniversary gift for her, you should be considering sapphires that are colored blue.

Sapphires are mined all over the world, including America, with the largest deposits currently found in North Carolina and Montana. Madagascar is the world’s largest producer of this exquisite stone, but fine examples can also be found in Burma, Sri Lanka, and Kashmir.

The most obvious use for sapphires is to be made into beautiful items of jewelry, but there are a number of other ways this gemstone is used. However, it is usually synthetic sapphires that are used in windows for armored vehicles, as well as making body armor, and to make the shatter resistant screens for smartphones and tablets. They are even used in replacement hip joints, and as electrical insulators.

However, we’re guessing that an armored vehicle or a set of electrical insulators isn’t going to impress your lovely wife. So let’s look at some of the options for all you guys looking for a meaningful 51 year wedding anniversary gift idea for her.

51st wedding anniversary gifts with a sapphire theme

sapphire anniversary giftThere is nobody who is going to argue that sapphires are incredibly beautiful. However, they can be an expensive choice for those of you looking for 51 year anniversary gifts for her. Now we’re not suggesting your wife isn’t worth it. In fact, nothing could be further from the truth. We’ve already mentioned blue sapphire jewelry for her 51st anniversary gift, so how about we mention some more reasonably priced alternatives.

The gorgeous blue of a sapphire is well-known, so buying your beloved a blue-themed gift is an obvious choice. An item of blue clothing or a stylish blue colored accessory would be a wise choice. Or maybe she would prefer some sumptuous blue textiles for your home. Not only will they look good, they will also be a long lasting reminder of this special day.

Decorative items will make a real impact if you choose those that are colored sapphire blue. Why not pick a piece of wall art, blue candlesticks, or a blue glass bowl? Alternatively, choose a blue glass vase, and finish it off with a blue glazed natural rose, that has been trimmed with the purest 24 karat gold.

If you want to buy her jewelry for a 51st anniversary gift, but sapphires are a little out of your price range, consider a set that comprises a pendant and earrings, made from miniature blue rose petals that are trimmed with 24 karat gold. This gift set from Eternity Rose comes with its own stylish navy-blue velvet gold-trimmed pouch.

A 51st wedding anniversary gift she can wear time and time again

The most obvious choice for a 51 year wedding anniversary for her is an item of jewelry that incorporates such a stunning gemstone as a blue sapphire. A pair of sapphire earrings, sapphire bracelet, or eye catching pendant, will be the kind of gift she can wear over and over again. She’ll be over the moon to receive such a beautiful gift, and every time she wears the jewelry it will remind her of you and how much you care. A 51st wedding anniversary only comes around once, so make the most of the opportunity and give her a gift that will show you love her. Not just in the beginning, but just as much now as the day you stood at the altar and said your wedding vows. With the right kind of 51st anniversary gift for her you can show her that your love is eternal.