45th wedding anniversary gift ideas

If you need to choose the perfect 45th anniversary gift for your partner or a special couple, here is our complete list of traditional themes and ideas. Derive inspiration from the selection of items, colors and/or themes, and create your own unique combination to express the depth of your sentiments. 

Modern Gift Theme: Sapphire

45th anniversary sapphire themeThe sapphire signifies success in love, and in the mystical sense, it is believed to keep its color only when the affections of its wearer are felt. If the wearer should change his or her affection, the stone is believed to fade from blue to a greenish tint. The symbolism of a blue sapphire on the 45th wedding anniversary therefore signifies the enduring affection between the couple.

Gemstone: Sapphire

Alternative Gemstone: Alexandrite

Color: Blue

Flower: Blue Iris; (Substitute: Blue Rose)

Very simply but elegantly, the blue iris represents faith and hope.

Popular Modern and Other Gift Ideas

• Sapphire jewelry (eg, necklace, pendant, ring, bracelet)

• Alexandrite jewelry as an alternate gemstone associated with the 45th wedding anniversary

Light-Blue Glazed Eternity Rose or Dark-Blue Glazed Eternity Rose (to represent the color blue associated with the 45th wedding anniversary)

• Blue iris-themed gifts (eg, art print, scented products such as candles or perfume, plant)

• Fresh bouquet of blue iris’

A video of our Dark-Blue Glazed Eternity Rose is presented here

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