Rubies are said to have an eternal flame, symbolizing the passion that still burns after 40 years of marriage. Stick to tradition and choose one of the stunning 40th anniversary gifts in this collection, which either contain rubies or use a ruby theme, to help make it their happiest celebration yet.
Rubies are beautiful, but so expensive. These raw rubies are grown in a lab, and set in stunning brass bezels they make the most beautifully unusual earrings.
This adorable ornament shows a golden wire tree adorned with more than 80 natural garnet gemstone chips, with a single genuine Swarovski heart hanging from a branch, with a pebble base.
These raw ruby gemstones are vibrantly colored, and look stunning in their brass setting. Measuring approximately .38” x .38”, they will make a gorgeous 40th anniversary gift for your wife.
Available in 10K white gold or yellow gold, this adorable ring shows a heart design in which 4 simulated rubies – three small and one slightly larger – are nestled prettily.
If jewelry isn’t her thing, or you’re looking for a joint gift for a couple, how about this luxurious ruby red throw blanket that features embossed hearts along with a fluffy reverse.
This ring is stunning, and perfect for a 40th anniversary as it features a beautiful pear shaped 1.5ct ruby with 2 genuine diamonds, in a gorgeous 14K gold setting.
This sterling silver bracelet is rose gold filled and comes with high quality red ruby gemstones to create a pretty, delicate piece of jewelry that any woman would love.
Ombre has never gone out of style, and this delightful necklace embraces that trend, with 4 untreated African rubies which go from light to dark, and a tiny Swarovski crystal on the clasp.
This vintage 14K gold pendant would make a gorgeous gift for a lady who’s celebrating her 40th wedding anniversary, as it contains 14 rubies set around the outside of the heart.
Printed on 8 x 10 archival paper, this beautiful personalized picture shows two birds nestling in a tree, and can be customized with choice of background and ink colors.
This pendant consists of a stunning .75ct pear shaped ruby, set in a 14K white gold setting – all it needs is a beautiful chain, and a beautiful lady to wear it.
With a combined stone weight of 18cts, this bracelet is delicate but strong, with more than 2 dozen rubies set in silver – available in 4 lengths to ensure the perfect fit.
If she’s more of a perfume than jewelry pieces kind of girl, this gift set from Elizabeth Taylor will make a gorgeous alternative 40th anniversary gift.
It can be hard knowing what to give to a man on his anniversary, especially if it is a ‘jewel’ themed one, but this pair of ruby stone cufflinks are perfect.
Available in 7 sizes, this stretched canvas picture shows a tree whose trunk will be ‘carved’ with the couple’s names and wedding date, along with lovebirds in the ruby red tree.
Suitable for use indoors or out, this stunning red sundial makes a beautiful and lasting ruby wedding gift as it features the years married (1979 – 2019) and an anniversary message.
Whether they use it as a wall hanging or a comforting blanket on a cold winter’s night, this 48” x 40” throw has a delightful floral pattern and ruby wedding verse.
Make a change from giving your wife jewelry on your anniversary with this gift set from Michael Kors,which comes with 100ml Sexy Ruby eau de parfum, and a 10ml parfum rollerball.
A beautiful way to relive those special moments, this ruby anniversary memory booklet is beautifully illustrated throughout, with plenty of space for you to fill in those memories and add photographs.
If you’re going out somewhere special for your 40th wedding anniversary, these long tassel earrings – with elegant simulated rubies – will complete your wife’s outfit beautifully.
This ruby necklace needs no fancy setting or other gems to show it off – it’s stunning in its simplicity as it hangs on a gold/ rose gold/silver chain in a choice of lengths.
This box frame contains one of the cutest trees you’ve ever seen! With their names on hanging heart ‘leaves’, and their wedding date nestled among the branches, it’s a perfect anniversary gift.
This ruby glass pendant is stunning in the light, and comes with up to 3 leaves, hand stamped with an initial of your choice. Choose from gold, rose gold, or silver plated.
The red ‘ribbons’ on this silver frame really stand out against the matt and polished silver background, and it comes with space for a wedding photo and a ruby wedding snap.
3 Special Diy 40th Anniversary Gifts
The instructions in this tutorial couldn’t be easier to follow, meaning you will be able to create your own ruby and sterling silver necklace at a fraction of the cost.
Whether you make them as a gift or a centerpiece for a ruby wedding party, this DIY turns paper mache numbers into a beautiful silver and red ornament that is simply stunning.
Milestone anniversaries are all about the memories, and this giant number 40 photo collage will take them right back along memory lane as they look back on their happy life together.
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