Scottish Country Dance InstructionDIAMOND WEDDING (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Jack Young RSCDS N W Craven
1- 8 1s cross RH, cast 1 place and dance ½ Fig of 8 round 2s
9-16 1s cross RH, cast to right, dance up/down (pass LSh) and cast left to 2nd place own sides while 2s and 3s set, cross RH, set and cross back
17-24 1s dance ½ reels of 3 on own sides (RSh to person on right) and ½ reels of 3 across (LSh to 1st corner)
25-32 1s dance RH across (Man with 3s (top place) and Lady with 2s) and all chase clockwise to own sides
(MINICRIB. Dance crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)
Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams
Dance InformationIt is traditional on wedding anniversaries to give your partner (or couples) a gift that symbolises the particular anniversary. These gifts are made of different materials for each wedding anniversary.
The wedding 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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Text from this original Diamond Jubilee article on Wikipedia.