Whether you are helping your friends or your relatives to celebrate their 4th anniversary, it couldn’t be more important to show them how much you care by giving a fantastic 4 year anniversary gift. Although the material linked with the 4th anniversary isn’t well known, it is still possible to surprise your loved ones with a meaningful gift that they will really appreciate. Take the time to find out more about the traditions behind the 4th wedding anniversary and choose an exciting traditional present, or alternatively seek out something a little more unusual.
Choosing a Traditional 4th Wedding Anniversary Gift
You may not have been aware that the traditional theme for the 4th wedding anniversary gift has been fruit and flowers for generations. Although these may seem like odd ideas for presents, it’s important to remember that this tradition links back to a time when families and friends would wish for fertility and fruitfulness for a couple to produce many healthy children, and these tokens are thought to be symbols representing these hopes. Today, this may no longer be such an appropriate theme, so a modern list has been drawn up listing silk and linen as the materials associated with 4 years of marriage. You can choose whether you would like to involve some or all of these themes into your loved ones’ anniversary gift.
Fruit Related 4 Year Anniversary Gifts for Loved Ones
If you, or your loved ones, have a passion for traditional themes and gifts, there are lots of lovely fruit related gifts that you can offer. An exotic fruit basket is a fabulous and delicious present to give your friends or relations, or why not encourage the romance in their relationship by giving the gift of a tasty box of chocolate dipped strawberries with a bottle of champagne, giving them the experience of a wonderful evening together.
Floral Gifts For the 4th Wedding Anniversary
If you are looking for a floral 4th wedding anniversary gift, a beautiful bouquet or potted plant make a decorative and memorable present. Whether you opt for a hand tied bunch of blooms, a delicate floral arrangement or an extravagant bouquet with added balloons, teddy bears or bottles of wine, there is something wonderful to suit all budgets.
The 4th wedding anniversary is traditionally associated with the colours blue and green, so why not opt for these gorgeous shades in your floral gift? You can select from blue roses, hydrangeas, delphiniums or irises, or even include some geraniums in your bouquet, as these are the blossoms traditionally given on the occasion of the 4th wedding anniversary, and will give an extra dimension of meaning to the day.
If your loved ones have green fingers, they will love to receive a potted geranium to plant in their garden, window box or planter. The gift that keeps giving, they can watch their flower blossom and flourish together with their marriage, for many more wonderful years.
Another wonderfully long-lasting floral gift is an elegant blue glazed rose, trimmed with an opulent 24 karat gold edge. There are few more magnificent and meaningful gifts to give your loved ones as a permanent memento of their happy day than this stunning token of esteem that has been uniquely and individually crafted by experts into a fine work of art.
Choose Modern Silk Anniversary Gifts
If you prefer to go for the more modern 4 year anniversary gift, silk anniversary gifts are the way to go. Silk is one of the most luxurious and beautiful materials, making it perfect to give as a lavish and lasting reminder of this wonderful milestone.
Give the gentleman in your life a stylish silk tie or handkerchief to be worn every day or on special occasions, and give a special lady the timelessly elegant gift of a gorgeous silk scarf or blouse. If you opt to give these accessories in a pretty shade of blue, you will be cleverly combining these two themes into one present that is sure to be appreciated.
If you would prefer to give a couples gift, why not consider giving a prestigious silk bedding set or cushion for the marital home? For an extra personal touch, personalised embroidery gives a little something special to these fine and meaningful gifts.