25th wedding anniversary

A 25th wedding anniversary is a very special occasion. Being married for 25 years is so significant, because it means that a couple has been together for a quarter of a century. It is a milestone that all couples desire to reach. After 25 years of marriage, a couple will have certainly been through a lot together. This anniversary is commonly referred to as being the “silver anniversary”. The reasons for this name dates back to the days of the Holy Roman Empire, when woman were crowned with silver wreaths on their 25th wedding anniversaries. The meaning of this practice was to celebrate the couple’s successful marriage, their good health, and long lives. During the twentieth century, other anniversaries began to be represented by named gifts as well.

Due to these traditions, a silver gift of some sort is appropriate for a 25th wedding anniversary. To celebrate this special day, a party is usually thrown by the couple’s friends and family. If the couple would prefer something smaller, a dinner at a nice restaurant with their loved ones is a great option as well. We have wishes, quotes and poems available to congratulate a couple who is celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary.

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