65th Wedding Anniversary

The Basics

Traditional Gift: Blue Sapphire

Modern Gift: Star Sapphire, Grey

Associated Gemstone: Blue Sapphire

Other Information

In Britain and other Commonwealth countries, the reigning monarch will send a message to the happy couple upon celebrating their 60th, 65th, and 70th wedding anniversaries, providing an application is put in to Buckingham Palace.

For subsequent anniversaries, a greeting card is sent.

Australians may receive a congratulatory letter from the 50th anniversary and onwards.

Similar salutations may occur in Canada and the United States.