10 Years Of Wedding Anniversary Colors

anniversary colors

Anniversary celebrations are very important to couples. The anniversary is a reminder of celebrating the love and the bond that  two person  share. It is a reminder of the journey that they have come so far, and also the journey ahead of them. That’s what the anniversary celebration is about. So, it’s important to celebrate decorate everything in the best and most suitable way possible to be a perfect  reminder. Some couples take a vacation, throw a simple dinner party, and some others prefer to go with cocktail parties. Well, if you’re planning a party and need inspiration, you’re on the right page. because you are going to find your anniversary colors here!

Here are the colors and their meanings for the 10 years of anniversary.

Anniversary colors by year

1st year anniversary

Symbolic Anniversary Colors

The color for the first anniversary is gold or yellow. Gold is a cherished color for wedding ceremonies. The color symbolizes wealth, elegance, luxury and warmth.

Gift Ideas

There are traditional and modern gifts for each year as well. The traditional gift is paper which shows strength. And the modern gift is a clock that represents time that a couple has spent together.

Flower

The symbolic flower for the first year is carnations (orange blossoms) and pansies.

2nd year anniversary

Symbolic Color 

Red or linen white is the popular color for the second year anniversary. The white is the color of bridal dress and associated with goodness, purity and perfection. 

Gift Ideas

As a traditional gift, you can go with cotton (or something that is made of cotton). The modern gift is often China (like cups).

Flower

The best flower for this year is the cosmos. It shows modesty and life.

3rd year anniversary

Symbolic Anniversary colors

For this year, the color is white or jade green. The flower Jade green is associated with balance, wealth and long life.

Gift Ideas

The third year of marriage means the couple knows their relationship is durable. and a gift made of leather would imply the same message. leather is a durable, strong and flexible material. So, it makes sense.

Flower

The sunflowers or fuchsia is the symbolic flower of the third year.

4th year anniversary

Symbolic Color

The blue or green are the colors of the fourth anniversary. The blue color represents peacefulness, purity and life. And green is the color of growth, new life and positive energy.

Gift Ideas

The traditional gift for this year is linen or silk. On the other hand, modern gifts are usually appliances.

Flower

Geraniums and Hydrangeas are the perfect flower options in this year. The geranium flower means comfort and gentility. 

5th year anniversary

Symbolic Anniversary Colors

The blue, pink and turquoise are its characteristic colors. Turquoise comes along with concepts of refreshing, wisdom, emotional balance, love and loyalty. mostly everything that is the principle of a happy marriage.

Gift Ideas

Woody stuff are the traditional gift and silverware are the modern type of gifts for the fifth year.

Flower

The fifth anniversary flower is the Daisies. The Daisies represent innocence, loyal love and purity.

6th year anniversary

Symbolic Color

The popular colors for the sixth anniversary are purple, turquoise, or white. The purple evokes romance and nostalgic feelings. 

Gift Ideas

For a traditional gift, you can go with candy (sweetness) or iron (strength). But if you’re not a fan of traditional things, there’s wood (shows a long-lasting and solid marriage)as the modern gift for this year.

Flower

The symbolic flower is Calla lily which signifies magnificent beauty.

7th year anniversary

Symbolic Anniversary Colors

Its colors are onyx, yellow, or off-white. The yellow color implies wisdom, happiness, and joy.

Gift Ideas

Copper or wool are considered as the traditional gifts. And as a modern and contemporary gift, you can go with desk sets.

Flower

Freesia or Jack-in-the-Pulp are the most traditional flowers as the seventh-anniversary flowers.

8th year anniversary

Symbolic Color

The traditional colors for the 8th-anniversary are tourmaline, tanzanite, or bronze. The bronze signifies strength and support. 

Gift Ideas

Traditional: bronze or pottery 
Modern: linen, lace, or lingerie

Flower

The Clematis and lilac are emblematic of the eighth wedding anniversary. Clematis traditionally represents cleverness and intelligence. Consequently, the lilac symbolizes beauty, pride, and confidence. 

9th year anniversary

Symbolic Anniversary Colors

The colors for this year are Lapis Lazuli, Purple, Green, or Terracotta. 

Gift Ideas

Traditional: pottery or willow
Modern: leather

Flower

Bird of Paradise or Poppy can be used as flower decoration in the ninth year of the marriage.

10th year anniversary

Symbolic Color 

Last but not least is the tenth year which goes by colors blue and silver. Silver shows elegance, wealth, and gracefulness. So, silver and blue can be great choices to go with as a wedding anniversary colors.

Gift Ideas

Traditional: stuff made of tin or aluminum (shows a successful marriage)
Modern: diamond jewelry 

There are also other kinds of gifts that are common for anniversary gifts and you can find more in the link below:

Flower

Daffodils are the symbol of the tenth year anniversary. daffodils cannot joy, cheerfulness, and happiness.

Conclusion

There are several colors, themes, gifts, and ideas for each year of an anniversary. In this article, we covered ten years of it. The colors and their meanings and symbols. Best gift ideas and themes. So, now you know how to choose more wisely. If you know what each color resembles, you can make better color choices. But what really matters is that you do it with all your heart and love. You do that and the rest will be taken care itself.

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