Gift Ideas for Your 4th Wedding Anniversary

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Congratulations on four years of marriage! As your fourth anniversary approaches you may be reflecting on the years of shared experience that have brought you to this point. Or maybe you’re looking ahead to the future and the first major marriage milestone just around the corner. But before you get to five years, be sure to make your fourth anniversary memorable.

Whether you’re looking for a romantic gift to express your love or a practical gift you know your spouse will appreciate, we can help you find something special to celebrate the occasion.

4th Anniversary Gifts

Traditional Gift

Fruit & Flowers

Modern Gift


Gemstone Gift

Blue Topaz

Flower Gift


If you’re here it’s probably because you want to know more about the gift themes for the fourth wedding anniversary. What are they and what do they symbolize? The practice of giving specific anniversary gifts has a long history and is an excellent way to provide direction to the gifts you give throughout your marriage. Read on to discover the traditional, modern, gemstone and flower gift themes for the fourth anniversary.

What Is the Traditional 4th Anniversary Gift?

An overhead shot of miscellaneous fruits and flowers with a text overlay that reads "fruit & flowers"

While flowers are a great anniversary gift every year, the traditional gift for the fourth anniversary is fruit & flowers. After four years of marriage your love has fully blossomed and ripened to maturity and those attributes are perfectly symbolized by this year’s theme.

While they may seem short-lived at first glance, gifts of fruits and flowers are an excellent way to mark the sweetness of this moment in your relationship. A luscious bouquet or fancy fruit dessert will put a romantic anniversary celebration over the top.

A Gift Inside The Original Love Berries Dipped Strawberries - 12 Berries
Chocolate Covered Strawberries
  • One dozen chocolate covered strawberries
  • Freshness and quality are 100% guaranteed
  • Made to order
  • Gift box included
$39.98 USD

Win the heart of any chocolate lover with these lavishly hand-dipped fresh strawberries featuring premium dark, milk and pink-tinted white chocolate. Beautifully packed in a signature gift box with ice packs, then shipped overnight to ensure perfect arrival.

Solstice Fruit-Tea Summer Tea Sampler Featuring Blackberry, Vanilla, Tropicana, Gold Rush, Raspberry, & Strawberry Kiwi Black Teas - Approx 90+ Cups
Fruit Tea Sampler
  • This sampler includes six 4 oz tins of flavored black tea
  • Perfect hot or iced
  • Flavors include blackberry, raspberry, strawberry kiwi, passionfruit peach, tropicana, and vanilla
$16.99 USD

This selection of loose leaf black tea is the perfect gift for the tea lover in your life, especially when paired with a kettle with stainless steel tea infuser or a set of beautiful tea cups and saucers . Your loved one may discover a new favorite tea among the six distinct flavors, or they can develop their own unique flavor blend.

wall26 Canvas Print Wall Art Set Paint Stroke Blooming Daisies and Roses Floral Nature Illustrations Modern Art Rustic Scenic Relax/Calm Wilderness for Living Room, Bedroom, Office - 16\"x24\"x3 Panels
Floral Triptych Wall Art
  • High definition giclee prints
  • Stretched and stapled to durable shrink resistant frames
  • Each panel measure 24″ x 16″
  • Comes ready to display with hanging accessory toolkit included
$69.99 USD

Add a pop of color to any wall and enhance the aesthetic appeal of your home with this gorgeous hand-stretched canvas wall art featuring a dramatic floral arrangement. Wall art is a daily reminder of your love and the special occasion of your fourth anniversary.

More Traditional 4th Anniversary Gift Ideas

You can also preserve this moment with a long-lasting gift inspired by fruity or floral motifs. Wall art, decor, and kitchen accessories are popular gift ideas to bring this theme home.

What Is the Modern 4th Anniversary Gift?

Several chrome kitchen appliances grouped together on an isolated background with a text overlay that reads "appliances'

The modern fourth anniversary gift is appliances. By the fourth year of your marriage you might find yourself in a larger home or with a growing family. The modern gift theme is an opportunity to make a practical upgrade to a favorite appliance, or to choose a specialty item that you might not otherwise buy. A quality appliance is reliable and can provide your loved one with peace of mind.

Appliances are frequently used household items that perform a specialized task consistently and effectively over time. As the modern fourth anniversary gift, appliances symbolize the dependability and longevity of your marriage.

Vitamix A3300 Ascent Series Smart Blender, Professional-Grade, 64 oz. Low-Profile Container, Black
Vitamix Ascent Series Smart Blender
  • Variable speed control and pulse feature
  • Built-in wireless connectivity
  • Programmable timer
  • Touchscreen interface
  • Low-profile 64-ounce container
$549.95 USD

While Vitamix is the go-to blender for professional chefs, the Ascent Series blender is the perfect fit for a home kitchen. Investing in a Vitamix blender will show your spouse how much you support their passion for cooking.

Electric Fireplace Heaters for Indoor Use,1500W Space Heater Fireplace with Realistic Flame & Fire Crackling Sound, Safety Protection, Portable Fireplace Heater for Home Office Christmas Decoration
Portable Electric Fireplace Heater
  • Features 3 heating modes and thermostat
  • With realistic flame and sound
  • Equipped with an overheat protection
  • And tip-over protection system
$69.99 USD

Featuring a 3D dancing flame, realistic charcoal logs, and relaxing fire crackling sound this electric heater provides an immersive fireplace experience. But unlike a real fireplace, this one is portable! The combination of form and function paired with the walnut finish gives this heater a fun mid-century modern vibe that would look great in almost any home.

Breville Barista Express Espresso Machine, Brushed Stainless Steel, BES870XL, Large
Breville Espresso Machine
  • All-in-one espresso machine
  • Integrated conical burr grinder
  • Features 16 precision grind settings
  • With optimal water pressure and digital temperature control
$699.95 USD

This Breville all-in-one espresso machine delivers everything you need to create great tasting espresso in less than a minute using their 4 Keys Formula of dose control, precise water temperature, optimal water pressure, and sufficient pressure in the powerful steam wand to create the perfect foam. Now your loved one can make their favorite coffee house beverages at home, just they they like them! 

More Modern 4th Anniversary Gift Ideas

The modern fourth anniversary gift theme is perfect for fans of practical, functional gifts. But be sure take your gift to the next level by choosing an appliance that will support your loved one’s interests or lifestyle, such as cooking or music. Then they will be sure to enjoy using your gift for many years to come while having a reminder of your love and commitment.

What Is the 4th Anniversary Gemstone?

A closeup image of cut gemstones with a text overlay that reads "blue topaz"

The gemstone for the fourth year of marriage is blue topaz. While topaz occurs in many colors, blue topaz is considered the most rare and is believed to be a symbol of loyalty and love. Blue topaz represents eternal romance and the deep emotional attachment found at the core of your marriage.

Blue Topaz Jewelry Anniversary Gifts

While jewelry is always an excellent anniversary gift, you can also surprise and delight your spouse with a gift of blue topaz jewelry given on any special occasion during your fourth year of marriage.

What Is the 4th Anniversary Flower?

Close up image of red geranium flowers with a text overlay that reads "Geraniums"

The fourth anniversary flower is geranium. Known for their lush and rounded blooms that flower throughout the summer, geraniums represent abundance, creativity, and joy. Red geraniums symbolize heartfelt emotion and appreciation, making them the best choice to give for the fourth anniversary.

If geraniums are unavailable or out of season, the classic anniversary bouquet of red roses will always be appreciated.

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