Vaughan's Jewelers
Shoppes at Brentwood
2801-3E Ward Blvd
Wilson, NC 27893
252-243-5707
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Monday - Friday: 10 am to 6 pm
Saturday: 10 am to 4 pm
Sunday: Closed

Anniversary Stones

The list of gemstones below are associated with anniversaries, both wedding and less formal celebrations.   The anniversary gemstone list began with the European jewelers’ guilds.  This edition dates from approximately 1912.

Many people enjoy following the traditions of anniversary gemstones.  Some gems do appear for more than one occasion, but this list is a great starting point for coming up with some excellent anniversary jewelry gift ideas.  The experts at Vaughan’s Jewelers in Wilson will gladly assist you in choosing the perfect piece of anniversary jewelry for the one you love.

  • First – Gold
  • Second –  Garnet
  • Third – Pearls
  • Fourth – Blue Topaz
  • Fifth –  Sapphire
  • Sixth – Amethyst
  • Seventh – Onyx
  • Eighth – Tourmaline
  • Ninth – Lapis
  • Tenth – Diamonds
  • Eleventh – Turquoise
  • Twelfth – Jade
  • Thirteenth – Citrine
  • Fourteenth – Opal
  • Fifteenth – Ruby
  • Sixteenth – Peridot
  • Seventeenth – Watch
  • Eighteenth – Cat’s Eye
  • Nineteenth – Aquamarine
  • Twentieth – Emerald
  • Twenty-first – Iolite
  • Twenty-second – Spinel
  • Twenty-third – Imperial Topaz
  • Twenty-fourth – Tanzanite
  • Twenty-fifth – Silver Jubilee
  • Thirtieth – Pearl Jubilee
  • Thirty-fifth – Emerald
  • Fortieth – Ruby
  • Forty-fifth – Sapphire
  • Fiftieth – Golden Jubilee
  • Fifty-fifth – Alexandrite
  • Sixtieth  – Diamond Jubilee