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Sign in. The paper claims that they are throwing a banquet for 150 guests at Windsor Castle, including the Queen's ladies-in-waiting and their husbands, the Duke of Edinburgh's German cousins and several European royals, including King Constantine of Greece.
Most read in Fabulous. All Football. But how did that particular metal come to be associated with such a long, glorious marriage, and what is the best present for a couple who have made it to such a milestone?
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It is not uncommon for couples to 'upgrade' their wedding rings to the precious metal to mark the milestone. The most obvious gift for someone's seventieth wedding anniversary would be something made from, or featuring, the precious metal.
Carriages are at 10: Furthermore, as it doesn't tarnish easily and is resistant to corrosion, it is regarded as a suitable material to mark such a long standing marriage.
The Daily Mail claims that the Queen was eager to celebrate her anniversary privately after so many jubilees and other big anniversaries over the past few years. Getty - Contributor.