Wedding anniversaries: traditions and gifts (part 4)
Pearl wedding (30 years)
A life lived together is like a layered pearl that takes several decades to form before becoming a beautiful gemstone. But he has one feature, he can not “live” if it is not to wear and not to take in hand, it requires care of yourself. So marriage thirty years later, it acquires a defined shape and charming beauty.
In the old days, the couple had to get up at dawn and go to any pond, in order to throw into it one pearl, while saying these words: “As long as these pearls will lie on the bottom of the sea, so much we still live together, without parting. How strong he will be all the time, so let our feelings be.” And after that, they should hold hands and looking into each other’s eyes to say a Declaration of love and an oath of loyalty to this feeling for the rest of their lives. At the festive table it is customary to exchange pearls between husband and wife. To do this, each of them throws a pearl into a glass of champagne and, after exchanging glasses, must drink them completely on the brudershaft. After merge in a kiss exactly at the time when they will lead the score to thirty, and the empty glasses after the kiss to break on the floor.
The number of guests, as well as the celebration itself, is arranged in such a way as it wants to see the couple. You can give something with pearls, but you can also choose gifts that reflect the life of the spouses, for example, a photo album, a portrait, etc.Also, as something valuable can be presented, corresponding to the importance of the event. For example, you can make a pedigree letter or book. Pick up photos of family members, draw a family tree. It is not terrible if You can fill only a part of pages. Let for anniversaries will also work, may they make in the book data about their ancestors, talk about them, completes the story about themselves or You make a story about their life with their own eyes, the eyes of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and they will write flooryour. This book will be a real family value, which can be inherited and eventually supplemented.
Coral wedding (35 years old)
12 775 day spouse together live side by side. How many different events and experiences experienced together, perhaps, and not to count, they are all layered on top of each other, closely intertwined and settled in one word “family”. That is why this date is so reminiscent of a coral reef, which has intricate shapes. What feelings exist now between spouses? Love, understanding, care, respect, and even gratitude for all the days experienced together.
Linking the event with the coral, the main attribute of the holiday is the red color, its presence is required in the organization of the feast. That is, as alcoholic drinks will definitely need to offer aged red wines, brandy, etc., the strength and consistency of these drinks should represent the strength of relationship between spouses, proven. And before the feast there is a tradition in which the spouse must present his beloved bouquet of 35 bright red roses. And even better, if the couple will go to celebrate this event to the sea. This trip will be the best gift that can present and relatives.
One of the long-standing traditions of coral wedding requires spouses to pass on the secrets of a long and happy family life. To do this, they make notes and hide them in a box, which will later be presented to the grandchildren on their wedding day.
As gifts for this anniversary, you can choose products made of coral or spirits with sweets. To make the gifts more interesting, make new labels on them, let the years of aging correspond to the years of married life, let the sweets in the box will certainly be 35. Make name bottles for each spouse and have them exchange them. For this holiday, you can order a cake with a portrait of the couple.
Ruby wedding (40 years)
Anniversary weddings: traditions and podatkiem longer joint life, the more precious stones are called anniversary. Red gem ruby in its value is second only to diamond. And after cutting, the ruby becomes extremely beautiful, as well as the time-honed relationship of the spouses. And not for nothing, because to live so many years together in peace and harmony is a real achievement.
For registration ruby wedding should be used mainly red tones, balls and garlands in the form of hearts, bouquets of flowers should be from pink to bright red. Wines, berry desserts, pies with fruit fillings-these are the main dishes for treats.
Products with rubies will be excellent gifts on this holiday. Once I happened to see a souvenir heart-a faceted ruby. Spectacle a truly memorable I think it will be the most suitable gift for exchange between spouses. In addition, the ruby has a protective force that protects from the misfortunes of their owners. Very similar to the ruby with its pomegranate seeds, you can use the similarity in the preparation of a gift, and you can also make matryoshkas, painted under the family members of anniversaries, from small to large. It is not necessary that they were an exact copy of the original, you just need to reflect in them some of the main features.Sapphire wedding (45 years old)
Sapphire has an unusually pure blue color, reminiscent of a clear sky. This is the relationship between spouses after 45 years. It is believed that sapphire brings good luck in all endeavors, and also relieves fatigue and stress, which is very appropriate for people in old age. The main custom of this date-to decorate wedding rings spouses sapphires.
Celebrate sapphire wedding in the circle of loved ones and dear people. The best gift will be to care on your anniversary and make the occasion bright and light. Let the grandchildren and great-grandchildren prepare a congratulatory program, and the children will tell their grandparents about what their descendants inherited from them (some character traits, actions or maybe external similarity).
Golden wedding (50 years)
Half a century! Quite a significant figure for human life. Rarely what couples celebrate this anniversary, but if celebrate, the event becomes truly Golden. After this feast at the table are going to have not only grandchildren, but great grandchildren of the couple. When four generations gather at the table, it is safe to say that tradition, love and respect in this family deserve respect. It is the presence of all at the festive table – the main gift for anniversaries. On this day, you can also start the album with the family tree or, if it already exists, make additions to it, in the form of signatures and wishes of all those gathered.
Emerald wedding (55 years old)
55th anniversary of living together was rare and beautiful, the same as the emerald. The relationship of such a couple is seen in a special light, showing their durability and strength.
This holiday should be organized for parents by children. To prepare a feast, to call guests, to organize a festive atmosphere, the scenario and to provide other trifles. It is very good to make the holiday become a real and unexpected gift. To include in the program numbers performed by children, it is possible to compose poems dedicated to the spouses. In such years, it is important for people to see what their grandchildren grow up, so grandchildren, dressed in the style of grandparents, will cause a lot of positive emotions. Spend emerald wedding is better in a cafe or restaurant, so that after you can take the heroes of the occasion home, where they will be waiting for a quiet and cozy, familiar environment in which they can relax.
Diamond and gold wedding (60 years)
Wedding anniversaries: traditions and gifts when this date is called the first diamond wedding. Celebrate it, as a rule, in a narrow family circle. Of course, all the preparation should lie on the shoulders of relatives, and the anniversaries themselves should enjoy the holiday prepared for them and honoring. It should be a gala dinner and a fun program-a concert with performers grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
The most important gift will be the holiday itself. To make them happy, you can prepare a film about their life (or just an album, maybe a slide show, etc.). Remember their first meeting, marriage, birth of children and other significant events.
Diamond wedding (75 years old)
Diamonds are not easy, from a ton of ore produced only 1 carat of diamonds, and of them another half is eliminated as unfit for cutting. That’s strong and rare stone. So the 75th anniversary is an event of extreme rarity. After all, couples celebrating such an anniversary, lived in the world for at least 95 years.
Traditions boil down to the fact that the wedding rings of the spouses are added diamonds. Gifts are not limited, it can be anything that is considered appropriate and necessary for anniversaries. The holiday is held in the family and all relatives congratulate centenarians.
These are the days of weddings, it is customary to celebrate and highlight among all the others. Of course, you can celebrate and not named above anniversary, it all depends on your desire. After all, every year the relationship between the spouses become stronger and filled with a special meaning. Or maybe you will come up with their names years, spend your comparison and pass on to their descendants, thereby engendering their own family tradition, which may eventually develop into a “folk”.
And Mirsovetov wishes all his readers a strong, happy and long family life!