Unique Wedding Anniversary Gifts

Mark Twain once said

“Love seems the swiftest, but it is the slowest of all growths. No man or woman really knows what perfect love is until they have been married a quarter of a century.” The tradition of celebrating wedding anniversaries dates back to the Holy Roman Empire, when husbands crowned their wives with a silver wreath on their twenty-fifth anniversary and a gold wreath on their fiftieth. In medieval Germany, a woman was presented with a silver wreath by her family and friends on her twenty-fifth wedding anniversary, and a gold wreath on her fiftieth. These expanded to include several other milestones over time. Up until 1937, special anniversaries were celebrated only in the 1st, 5th, 10th, 15th, 20th, 25th, 50th and 75th year of marriage.… > Read More