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40th wedding anniversary gift ideas

Number 40 with symbols for ruby [Anniversary Gifts by Year]

Traditional: Ruby

Modern: Ruby

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For spouses

Share an anniversary toast with red wine in ruby glass goblets.

If red is their color, get them a red shirt.


Give jewelry of rubies and rose gold.

For another couple

Send a basket of ruby red grapefruit.

Forty red roses make a perfect gift from a group.


Stacey Donovan has been a writer and editor at Hallmark for more than 20 years. She also writes romance novels (under a pseudonym), and has collected a wealth of obscure knowledge in the process.