Wedding anniversary traditional presents

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On a Wedding Anniversary it is traditional to give a gift, to you partner or couples, that symbolises the particular anniversary. Each year the material changes, and below is a list of the anniversaies and material. There are currently two main lists of materials, the Traditional wedding anniversay gifts, and the Modern wedding anniversary gifts (also known as contemporary).

Traditional

 1stPaper 
 2ndCotton 
 3rdLeather 
 4thLinen 
 5thWood 
 6thIron 
 7thWool / Copper 
 8thBronze 
 9thPottery 
 10thTin / Aluminium 
 11thSteel 
 12thSilk 
 13thLace 
 14thIvory 
 15thCrystal Anniversary 
 20thChina Anniversary 
 25thSilver Anniversary 
 30thPearl Anniversary 
 35thCoral / Jade 
 40thRuby Anniversary 
 45thSapphire Anniversary 
 50thGolden Anniversary 
 55thEmerald Anniversary 
 60thDiamond Anniversary 

Modern (Contemporary)

 1stClocks 
 2ndChina 
 3rdCrystal / Glass 
 4thAppliances 
 5thSilverware 
 6thWood 
 7thDesk Sets 
 8thLinen / Lace 
 9thLeather Goods 
 10thJewellery 
 11thFashion Jewellery 
 12thPearls / Coloured Gems 
 13thTextiles / Fur 
 14thGold Jewellery 
 15thWatches 
 16thSilverware 
 17thFurniture 
 18thPorcelain 
 19thBronze 
 20thPlatinum Anniversary 
 21stBrass 
 22ndCopper 
 23rdSilver Plate 
 24thMusical Instruments 
 25thSilver Anniversary 
 30thDiamond Jewellery 
 35thJade 
 40thRuby Anniversary 
 45thSapphire Anniversary 
 50thGolden Anniversary 
 55thEmerald Anniversary 
 60thDiamond Anniversary