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Commemorate your anniversary and love story with high-quality jewelry. Choose a tennis bracelet, pendant, set of earrings or eternity band to celebrate your love. Check out all of our anniversary gift ideas below—including unique options for milestone anniversaries—for a gift she’ll cherish forever.
Above all, we recommend purchasing your anniversary jewelry from a highly reputable vendor. For diamond jewelry, we recommend James Allen, Blue Nile and Brian Gavin. For colored gemstone jewelry, choose Blue Nile, Leibish & Co. or James Allen.
Anniversaries are a special celebration, especially milestone anniversaries like five, ten and twenty years. Show your love and appreciation for your partner with a stunning piece of jewelry she’ll cherish for years to come.
In this guide, you’ll find:
We have everything from diamond pendants to colored gemstone tennis bracelets. By looking through these options, you’re bound to find something that fits her personality—and blows her away.
Diamond jewelry is a beautiful, classic gift that can be set in any color of precious metal. Look through the suggestions below to get a sense of the designs available. In the end, choose what feels right and represents your love.
With a pendant, she can wear the gift close to her heart. Consider a wire basket diamond pendant—which allows light to pass through the diamond for maximum brilliance. Or consider a six prong pendant like this 14K white gold pendant.
Diamond necklace and pendant inspiration:
Whether she prefers studs or drop earrings, plenty of stunning styles exist on the market. The earrings we suggest here are offered by the best vendors in the industry. Their settings are crafted with the utmost precision.
Diamond stud and earring inspiration:
She can wear her bracelet on special occasions like birthdays, weddings, and of course: future anniversaries.
Tennis bracelet inspiration:
For more ideas, check out our Tennis Bracelet Buying Guide.
Eternity bands, also called infinity rings, are made of a complete loop of diamonds or gemstones. With its endless circle of diamonds, the eternity band represents never-ending love.
Eternity band inspiration:
Jewelry created with two central diamonds represents the beautiful bond of a couple that’s in love but also best friends. The most common name for two-diamond jewelry is Ever Us™, however, many vendors offer similar designs of high quality.
For a truly exceptional piece, consider one from James Allen or Blue Nile. The two-diamond design symbolizes the dual nature of deep friendship and true love—the perfect sentiment for your anniversary.
Additional two-stone jewelry inspiration:
While every year of marriage is worthy of celebration, landmark years deserve extra attention. Milestone anniversaries are typically recognized every five years: 5th, 10th, 15th, 20th, 25th, etc.
Although there are lists of traditional gifts by year, most couples decide to choose a lasting gift that will be cherished and appreciated (rather than one that follows a certain ‘rule’). Here we provide gift ideas for each milestone anniversary, though any item from this guide would be exceptional.
Choose white gold or platinum for your setting to align with the ‘silver’ anniversary theme.
Consider pearls for your jewelry, if you’re going for a traditional anniversary gift.
Select a ruby if you’re going the traditional route.
Opt for a yellow gold setting to commemorate your golden anniversary.
The most important recommendation we can give you when purchasing an anniversary gift is to choose from a highly reputable vendor. Our years of experience in the jewelry industry have given us a consistent pulse on which vendors you can trust (and which ones you can’t).
The online dealers below offer both stunning diamond and gemstone options. All jewelry is made with high-quality metal and gemstones. By going with one of these vendors, you’ll have a gift that will last for years—even generations.
Several jewelers, like Kay Jewelers and Zales, offer seemingly great gifts for special celebrations like anniversaries. Their advertisements often target a particular line of jewelry or even a specific item. While these may appear to be excellent anniversary gifts, the jewelry is often poorly made and of low quality. You’ll be purchasing substandard jewelry—pieces that won’t maintain their beauty or value.
Instead, opt for a timeless piece that can be passed down for generations by choosing something from a trusted vendor (like the ones listed above).
Looking for an alternative to a diamond? Gemstones are eye-catching and usually less expensive than diamonds. Select a colored gemstone like topaz, sapphire or amethyst for your jewelry. Consider her birthstone or favorite color, then place the stone in a stunning piece of jewelry.
Pendant and necklace inspiration:
Gemstones earrings often steal the show with their electric color. Styles and shapes vary from blue topaz drop earrings to magnolia ruby earrings. You can even design your own gemstone studs with James Allen.
Gemstone stud and earring inspiration:
Add some flair to her wrist with a lovely gemstone bracelet. Choose a single gemstone or go with a multi-colored look like this round rope bracelet. Almost every gemstone can be used in a bracelet setting, from amethysts to emeralds.
Gemstone bracelet inspiration:
Gemstone ring inspiration:
No matter which tennis bracelet, eternity band or pendant you decide on, know that a gift from the heart is what matters most. Beautiful, high-quality jewelry will be appreciated for years to come—and she’ll think of you every time she wears it.
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