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Pearls are well known as the 30th anniversary gem. But, every woman loves fine jewelry. So, an elegant strand of pearls, hip bangle pearl bracelet or a simple pair of pearl earrings makes a great pearl gift for any anniversary. The Pearl Source offers anniversary gift ideas to celebrate both the 30th and any other wedding anniversaries as well.

30th Wedding Anniversary: The Pearl Anniversary

Traditionally, pearls and pearl jewelry are the perfect gift for her 30th wedding anniversary. They’ve also become popular gifts over the years for the 3rd and 12th anniversaries as well.

Keep It Simple: White Pearls

For the woman who loves the simpler look, a pair of white pearl earrings and a long strand of pearls will do the trick. For a more personalized touch, add your wedding date or 30th anniversary date to the clasp of a white pearl necklace. Then, have her birthstones added to a set of earrings, and some personalized charms added to a pearl bracelet.

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White pearls are the most commonly worn by women of all ages. You can find White Freshwater Pearls, White Akoya Pearls, and White Hanadama Pearls and White South Sea Pearls to meet any style. Buy it right from the jewelry store. Or, buy loose pearls and design a unique anniversary gift she’ll love until the end of time.

Explore Her Dark Side: Tahitian Black Pearls

You’ve been married 30 years. And, she’s probably done her fair share of shopping during that time. So, she may already own many white pearls. She’d really appreciate a 30th anniversary pearl gift that explores the dark side lurking inside her.

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Tahitian Black Pearls are alluring and offer a bit of mystique. These mysterious gems come from black-lipped oysters, raised in the fresh, clean water. Not only are black pearls rare, they are exotic and memorable. This makes them perfect for the lady who stood by you for 30 years.

Pearl Jewelry Anniversary Gifts for Him

And, with celebrity men like Hip Hop artist Pharrell Williams, actor Pierce Brosnan, Steven Tyler of Aerosmith, as well record producer and LHHH star A1 Bentley wearing pearls, the gems now also make great gifts for men for 30th and all other wedding anniversaries.

Steven Tyler wore a very sexy-looking leather and pearl necklace on American Idol as a judge. It was made with huge Tahitian pearls. And, he really looked good in the black strand of pearls. The rock icon has always been known for his unique style. And, once again, he’s setting trends by telling the world that real men wear pearls too!

Steven Tyler of Aerosmith Wearing Pearls... Because Real Men Wear Pearls Too!

Steven Tyler of Aerosmith Wearing Pearls… Because Real Men Wear Pearls Too!

Other pearl gift ideas for him include:

  • A set of pearl cufflinks
  • A single pearl earring
  • Tailor made suit or shirt with pearl buttons
  • Tailsman-styled pearl bracelet
  • Pearl necklaces in multicolors

Today, many pearl jewelers and pearl jewelry stores feature pearl jewelry lines for men. And, many that haven’t gotten that far yet, offer a unisex line of pearl jewelry to suit the styles of most men… even the manliest of men.

Pearl Jewelry Gift Ideas for Any Anniversary Year

White pearls signify purity, beauty and honesty. This makes them perfect symbols of love to honor a relationship or marriage to a beautiful woman. They are gifts of simplicity. Yet, they are precious and durable. So, they’re sure to last throughout your marriage.

Black pearls are symbolic of strength, balance, prosperity and protection. They are a great way to show her you appreciate and expect a long-lasting marriage or relationship. Black Tahitian pearls are edgy and exotic, and generally much larger than other cultured pearls.

Pink pearls represent romance, passion, loyalty and love. You can find natural pink pearls, or have Freshwater pearls dyed so they’re her favorite shade of pink. The rare pearls come in shades from light peach to light pink, from dark pink to Millennial pink.

Golden pearls are representations of wisdom, warmth, illumination and success. They come from the South Sea, and are superior to all other pearls. Golden South Sea pearls gleam with radiance, and provide her with high-quality gems she can pass on to her daughters and granddaughters over time.

Multicolor pearls make eye-popping anniversary gifts for him and her. By mixing various pearl colors, you can create a unique strand of pearls or pearl bracelet like no other. Bring the perfect mix of colors and overtones together for a beautiful personalized design all your own.

Personalized Ideas for Pearl Jewelry Anniversary Gifts

Pharrell Williams Wearing Pearls on Stage... Because Real Men Wear Pearls Too!

Pharrell Williams Wearing Pearls on Stage… Because Real Men Wear Pearls Too!

If you’re looking for something more personalized for an anniversary gift, why not customize pearl jewelry for her or him? Here are some ideas for customized pearl jewelry gifts perfect for any wedding anniversary:

  • Pearl ring with your names and wedding date engraved
  • Pearl bracelet with charms representing your last name and anniversary year
  • Pearl necklace with anniversary date engraved on the clasp
  • Pearl pendant featuring her birthstone or the stone representing your anniversary month
  • Pearl photo pendant with your wedding picture and/or favorite anniversary picture inside
  • Pearl earrings that match her eyes, hair color or other pearl jewelry anniversary gifts

Build A Pearl Necklace: A Truly Sentimental Anniversary Gift

For a 100% unique anniversary gift for him or her, check out our Build A Pearl Necklace collection. This is the perfect gift for your 1st wedding anniversary. Start her off with one pearl, then add on to her pearl necklace on every anniversary. In time, you’ll have a strand of pearls that is a direct symbol of your love and unity.

Pearl Moments Necklace from The Pearl Source

Celebrate your years together with our Pearl Moments© necklaces. You can start off the number of pearls you like. Add them to our patented chains, which make it easy for you to simply open the chain, and add new pearls whenever you like. Make it an anniversary tradition to add one new pearl to your necklace each year.

A Truly Unique Pearl Jewelry Anniversary Gift

Our Pearl Moments© chains come in standard lengths and children’s lengths. Each can be extended in length by up to two inches. So, there’s no need to worry about your Build A Necklace being a perfect fit. They make great gifts for any anniversary.

All Pearl Moments© necklaces come in elegant jewelry boxes, perfect for anniversary gift giving. Your Build A Necklace comes with a certificate of authenticity, so you’re guaranteed only the finest quality pearls. And, because you pick out the pearls you add, your pearl necklace will be 100% unique, just like her.

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