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glass onion
08-19-2002, 01:44 PM
What is the traditional 40th wedding anniversary gift in Europe?

Is there a difference between Europe and US traditions?

photopat
08-19-2002, 07:10 PM
One website says Garnet or Ruby for 40th.

CaveMike
08-19-2002, 11:04 PM
I found the same thing - most of them said ruby and one of them said garnet.

This (http://www.french-giftshop.com/en-us/wedding_anniversary_gift.html) site lists the traditional and modern gifts. It is a French store located in Switzerland and the list looks identical to the US lists. I guess they are probably the same in both Europe and the US.

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