<p>Why are ruby presents the traditional gifts for 40th wedding anniversaries? When you know a little more about rubies, you’ll understand. Firstly, rubies are the gemstone of passion. In fact, it’s believed that within the heart of a ruby is a flame that grows brighter with each year of marriage. After 40 years of marriage that flame is burning bright, and we think that's worth celebrating at Yellow Octopus. </p>
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<p>We know that rubies can be a tricky present, especially for the fellas. But we also believe that tradition is up for personal interpretation! Why not try gifting your spouse, friends or parents a vintage "ruby" red wine? Maybe surprise them with ruby red artwork or roses! Heck, if you really want to make things interesting, why not hit them with a gift that will make the cheeks blush that ruby red colour?</p>
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<p>You'll find plenty of unique gift ideas for a 40th wedding anniversary at Yellow Octopus.</p>

40th Anniversary Gifts

Why are ruby presents the traditional gifts for 40th wedding anniversaries? When you know a little more about rubies, you’ll understand. Firstly, rubies are the gemstone of passion. In fact, it’s believed that within the heart of a ruby is a flame that grows brigh... Read More

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40th Wedding Anniversary Gift Ideas: Ruby Presents

Why ruby presents? What is their symbolism for fortieth wedding anniversaries? What other traditions help celebrate the beautiful achievement of forty years together? We’re going to explore the best traditions to make your fortieth even more special. Let’s start with ruby presents...

Why Ruby Presents? The Symbolic Meaning Of Ruby 40th Wedding Anniversary Gift Ideas
The ruby is one of the most sought after gemstones in the world. It’s the gemstone of passion. It’s believed that within the heart of a ruby is a flame that grows brighter with each year of marriage. After 40 years of marriage, the flame will be burning bright. Rubies symbolize that after 40 years of marriage, the passion is still burning bright.

More Traditions For A 40th Wedding Anniversary
> Flower: Gladiolus.
> Gemstone: Ruby.
> Traditional ruby present: A ruby gemstone set in a piece of jewellery.

40th Wedding Anniversary Messages For Your Partner
> Happy Anniversary to My Better-in-Every-Way Half. Seriously, you’re amazing.
> Sleeping by your side guarantees sweet dreams.
> Here’s your annual reminder that you married up.

40th Wedding Anniversary Messages For Your Friends & Family
> In life, it’s not where you go, it’s who you travel with.
> May your good fortune in life match your years in marriage.
> No marriage is perfect, but if ever a couple came close, it’s you two.

Forty years together is no small feat. It’s impressive and deserves recognition. These ruby presents and sentimental messages will help you show your partner how much they mean to you.


P.S. If you’re celebrating a wedding anniversary yourself—congratulations and best wishes from Yellow Octopus!