The fourth wedding anniversary is traditionally known as the fruit and flowers anniversary, according to About.com. More modern interpretations consider it an anniversary dedicated to gifts of appliances.Continue Reading
Because of the fruit and flowers theme for the fourth wedding anniversary, traditional gifts include bouquets of flowers, recreations of the bride's wedding bouquet and fruit baskets. If going the more modern route, possible gifts include kitchen appliances, hair grooming items and household appliances.
Traditionally, the first anniversary is known as the paper anniversary, the second anniversary as the cotton anniversary and the third as the leather anniversary. The idea of giving specific gifts tied to the year of an anniversary dates back to the Middle Ages.Learn more about Anniversaries
The 65th wedding anniversary is commonly referred to as the "sky blue anniversary." Unlike some of the other major anniversaries, the 65th anniversary does not have a true designated name.Full Answer >
A 20th wedding anniversary represents the serious commitment that spouses have made to a lifetime of marriage. The milestone is meant to be celebrated not just between the married couple but with families and loved ones as well.Full Answer >
The 60th wedding anniversary is known as the diamond anniversary. The anniversary got its name because of Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee, which also made the 60th wedding anniversary popular.Full Answer >
A 30th wedding anniversary may be referred to as a pearl anniversary or as a trigentennial anniversary. Pearl refers to the traditional type of gift that should be exchanged between partners to commemorate the anniversary.Full Answer >