70th Wedding Anniversary

The Basics

A seventieth wedding anniversary is also known as a platinum wedding anniversary or platinum jubilee.

Traditional Gift: Platinum

Modern Gift: None

Associated Gemstone: Sapphire/ Platinum

Associated Flower: None

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.

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