The Diamond Celebration Jig
Scottish Country Dance InstructionTHE DIAMOND CELEBRATION JIG (J8x32) 3C (4C Set) Janet Renton Inverness Diamond Jubilee Collection
1- 8 1s set and cast 1 place and cross down between 3s RH, 1s cast up to 2nd place on opposite sides
9-16 1s dance ½ LSh reels of 3 across, 1M with 2s, 1L with 3s (LSh to 3rd corner). 1s swap ends and dance ½ LSh reels of 3 (LSh to 1st corner) (2)(1)(3)
17-24 1s dance diagonal R&L
25-32 3s+1s+2s advance and retire, circle 6H round to left ½ way. 2134
(MINICRIB. Dance crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)
Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams
Dance InformationIt is traditional on anniversaries to give your partner (or couples) a gift that symbolises the particular anniversary. These gifts are made of different materials for each anniversary.
The anniversary associated with the material 'Diamond' is the 60th.
Here is a list of the materials associated with traditional anniversary gifts in the UK for the various years.
|1st Cotton||11th Scent||30th Pearl|
|2nd Paper||12th Silk and Fine Linen||35th Coral|
|3rd Leather||13th Barometer||40th Ruby|
|4th Fruit and Flower||14th Clock||45th Sapphire|
|5th Wooden||15th Crystal||50th Gold|
|6th Sugar||16th Holloware||55th Emerald|
|7th Woollen||18th Coloured Gems||60th Diamond|
|8th Salt, Pottery||19th Furniture||65th Blue Sapphire|
|9th Copper||20th China||70th Platinum|
|10th Tin, coal||25th Silver||75th Diamond|
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