With 60 years of marriage behind you, there is very little that you have not seen. This is a great time to sit back and reflect on the time you have spent together, the accomplishments you have achieved and the happiness you have shared with others. Use the suggestions below to help make your 60th wedding anniversary special.
60th Traditional Anniversary Gift: DIAMOND
Modern Gift: DIAMOND
Popular Songs 60 Years Ago: "I’VE GOT A LOVELY BUNCH OF COCONUTS" - Freddy Martin
"YOU'RE ADORABLE (THE ALPHABET SONG)" - Perry Como
Price of Gasoline when you were married: $0.27 / gallon
TRADITIONAL & MODERN GIFT: The traditional and modern gifts for the 60th wedding anniversary are diamonds. Diamond is the most popular stone used in jewelry. Here are some gift suggestions: earrings, watches, necklaces, pendants, rings and cuff links. Diamonds are and always have been a girl’s best friend!
GEMSTONE:Diamonds are the strongest and most durable substances on earth. Diamonds are the most popular choice for engagement rings and have become the symbol of true love. Throughout time, diamonds have been thought to have several powers, such as: protecting against nightmares, phobias, poisons, insanity, witchcraft and demonic possession. Contrary to popular belief, diamonds are not always colorless. They can have shades of pink, green, red, blue, yellow and even black. The most famous diamond in the world is the Hope diamond. The Hope diamond is 45.5 carats and located at the Smithsonian Natural History Institute in Washington D.C.
FLOWER: While there is not a specific flower associated with the 60th wedding anniversary, flowers are always appropriate for an anniversary. Roses, lilies, daisies, carnations and violets are some beautiful suggestions, but any flower that your spouse likes can be professionally bundled and can be given as an anniversary gift.
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