History tells all _ We talk about a diamond anniversary th), golden ࿒th) and silver ྐྵth) and so much of it stems from traditions started hundreds of years ago. A man would crown his wife with a silver or gold wreath on their 25th or 50th wedding anniversary. Today, like many other traditions, commercial interests have jumped aboard the bandwagon. In 1937 the main Jewellery Association in the United States “invented” the specific gifts for every year. So, now retailers happily tell us that your first wedding anniversary requires a gift of paper; the second cotton, third leather, fourth silk and the fifth wood. On a more serious note, the rules about the type of gift have, in the main, been re_invented for commercial purposes. Obviously, the 25, 50 and 60 year anniversaries are most important and tradition probably demands you follow the tradition. But for the others, use your imagination and always remember that it's the thought that counts.
When you want to give some useful accessory to your parents, then the best way is to relate the gift to their hobbies and interests. Say if your mom_dad love watching old movies at home, then present them a collection of some of the best movies of all time. If your parents love reading books, then present them the latest best seller. So, similarly choose a gift that reflects the taste and personality of your mom and dad. Now, let us take a look at some more gift ideas for parents anniversary.