Garnet is the gemstone usually given as gift for the 2nd wedding anniversary.
Amethyst. February birthstone.
Aquamarine. March birthstone.
Diamond. April birthstone.
Emerald. May birthstone.
Pearl. June birthstone.
Pearls have long been associated with purity, humility and innocence. As such, pearls were traditionally given as a wedding gift.
Moonstone. June birthstone.
Ruby. July birthstone.
Peridot. August birthstone.
Spinel. August birthstone.
The red gems were believed to ease anger and promote harmony. This August birthstone is traditionally given as a 22nd wedding anniversary gift.
Sapphire. September birthstone.
Clerics of the Middle Ages wore sapphires because they symbolized Heaven. It is the gem commemorating the 5th and 45th wedding anniversaries.
Opal. October birthstone.
Europeans long maintained opal to be a symbol of purity, hope and truth. Opal is also the stone given to celebrate the 14th wedding anniversary.
Tourmaline. October birthstone.
Topaz. November birthstone.
Blue topaz is the gem of the fourth wedding anniversary, and Imperial topaz is the gem of the 23rd wedding anniversary.
Turquoise. December birthstone.
Since Turquoise is considered a protective stone, it has been used as an amulet since time immemorial. It is also the gem of the 11th wedding anniversary.
Zircon. December birthstone.
In the Hindu religion, zircon alternates with hessonite garnet as one of the nine gems of the navaratna. When worn together, the nine gems protect the wearer and bring wealth, wisdom and good health.