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« on: September 16, 2016, 08:02:06 PM »


Special edition on the occasion of the Crown Prince couple's copper anniversary.

On November 14, Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary celebrated their copper anniversary. On this occasion, we released an exclusive magazine ROYAL, where we look back at 12 ? years of royal love with lots of lovely pictures of the royal couple and their wonderful family.

In Photo Bladet's new ROYAL, we have composed a colorful and crisp bouquet of the best pictures of the royal couple, and we hope you will enjoy the trip through the family album, which contains the largest and most touching moments with a - still - very much in love couple and their four beautiful children.









Did I miss something ? ? ?   The Derf's married 14 May 2004 - which makes it 12 years past May (2016), no? Why now in November, is that a Danish tradition.

I had to look it up:

Year    U.S. 1900?1940s + Traditional UK

1st    Paper
2nd    Cotton
3rd    Leather
4th    Linen, silk                Fruit and flowers
5th    Wood
6th    Iron                        Sugar
7th    Wool, copper        Woolen
8th    Bronze                Salt
9th    Pottery                Copper
10th    Tin, Aluminum        Tin
11th    Steel    
12th    Silk                        Silk and fine linen
13th    Lace    
14th    Flowers    
15th    Crystal
20th    China
24th    Opal    
25th    Silver
30th    Pearl
35th    Coral                      Jade/Coral
40th    Ruby
45th    Sapphire    
50th    Gold
55th    Emerald    
60th    Diamond (yellow)         Diamond
65th    Blue sapphire
70th    Platinum
75th    Diamond, gold    
80th                                  Oak
85th    Moonstone                  Wine
90th    Granite
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« Reply #1 on: September 16, 2016, 08:44:49 PM »

I don't know if it is the same in Denmark, but in the Netherlands 12,5 years of marriage is a landmark. I think that's called copper wedding. May 2004 - May 2016 makes 12 years, while May 2016 - November 2016 is 6 months. With the result of 12,5 years of marriage  Wink Smiley

For example my parents and their peers celebrated their 12,5 and 25 years wedding jubilee. And currently they are heading for their 50th in a few years time (If they are allowed to make it in good health).
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« Reply #2 on: September 16, 2016, 10:14:53 PM »

That is precisely the case in Denmark as well.

In Denmark, it's not the 10 year anniversary that's the big deal. It's 12,5. Copper wedding. It's halfway to Silver wedding which is 25 years. The next big one is Gold wedding which is 50 years of marriage. Etc.
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« Reply #3 on: September 16, 2016, 10:59:30 PM »

Still try to sell the LOVE STORY OF THE CENTURY line.  Snore
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« Reply #4 on: September 17, 2016, 03:22:08 AM »

Wow, I never heard of 12.5 years of marriage being commemorated in a special way. Must be unique to Europe.
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« Reply #5 on: September 17, 2016, 09:03:33 AM »

They must have had to search far and wide to find enough "affectionate and loving" shots for their "bouquet".
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« Reply #6 on: September 17, 2016, 09:29:00 AM »

Wow, I never heard of 12.5 years of marriage being commemorated in a special way. Must be unique to Europe.

I think more paticularly northern european..... I had never heard of it until it was brought up in relation to F&M

We celebrated our 25th anniversary at fhe end of last year, and my friend wondered why we were making such a big deal..... She didn't know it had always been celebrated as a major milestone (dating back to Roman times!)
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« Reply #7 on: September 17, 2016, 09:45:50 AM »

Wow, I never heard of 12.5 years of marriage being commemorated in a special way. Must be unique to Europe.

Me neither. People here celebrate big milestones like 10, 20, 25, etc...years of marriage but not 12.5.
My paternal grandparents were fortunate enough to celebrate their 50 years anniversary Hug though they married 'late' for their generation (they were 27 and 34 on their wedding day on the late 40's)
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« Reply #8 on: September 17, 2016, 01:00:01 PM »


F&M ... the state fair continues.
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« Reply #9 on: September 17, 2016, 01:44:34 PM »


F&M ... the state fair continues.

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« Reply #10 on: September 17, 2016, 11:35:33 PM »

Wow, I never heard of 12.5 years of marriage being commemorated in a special way. Must be unique to Europe.

Me neither. People here celebrate big milestones like 10, 20, 25, etc...years of marriage but not 12.5.
My paternal grandparents were fortunate enough to celebrate their 50 years anniversary Hug though they married 'late' for their generation (they were 27 and 34 on their wedding day on the late 40's)

It seems to be specific to some European countries, such as Netherlands and Denmark. I am  used to 12,5 -25 & 50 years celebrations (mostly with a party)

My parents were also about 27 years old on their wedding day. They hope to reach their 50th wedding anniversary in ca 5 years. My parents celebrated their 40th small with children and grandchildren.
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« Reply #11 on: September 18, 2016, 04:59:45 PM »

For Mary the anniversaries are like this:

1st    Celery
2nd   Lettuce leaf
3rd    White(ning cream)
4th    Glue(gun)         
5th    Plastic (pearls)
6th    Iron (deficiency)                     
7th    Weave     
8th    Porcelain (veneers)             
9th    Louboutin               
10th    Prada   
11th    Collagen     
12th    Rubies                       
13th    Black Amex   
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« Reply #12 on: September 18, 2016, 05:04:02 PM »

For Mary the anniversaries are like this:

1st    Celery
2nd   Lettuce leaf
3rd    White(ning cream)
4th    Glue(gun)         
5th    Plastic (pearls)
6th    Iron (deficiency)                     
7th    Weave     
8th    Porcelain (veneers)             
9th    Louboutin               
10th    Prada   
11th    Collagen     
12th    Rubies                       
13th    Black Amex   

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« Reply #13 on: September 18, 2016, 05:17:54 PM »

For Mary the anniversaries are like this:

1st    Celery
2nd   Lettuce leaf
3rd    White(ning cream)
4th    Glue(gun)        
5th    Plastic (pearls)
6th    Iron (deficiency)                    
7th    Weave      
8th    Porcelain (veneers)              
9th    Louboutin              
10th    Prada    
11th    Collagen    
12th    Rubies                        
13th    Black Amex    

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« Reply #14 on: September 18, 2016, 05:22:19 PM »

Whats Fred's milestones?
Weed, grass, powdered substances and holy smoke?
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