The 12 Prettiest Tea Kettles and Tea Pots for Your Wedding Registry

The tea kettle, that humble household necessity, has historically conveyed the notion of comfort. Steeping tea to be served with cookies (or "biscuits", per the English) is a time-honored symbol of hospitality. Then in 1980s America, tea kettles became status objects: Italian architect Aldo Rossi designed a sleek number for Alessi and architect Michael Graves designed his famous kettle topped by a red, chirping bird. It was the whistle heard around the world.

Today, tea kettles are must-haves on any wedding registry. Coveted styles include the retro SMEG design and the super cute kettles from Kate Spade. Even if you don't drink tea, a kettle is a must-have for boiling the water used in a French press for coffee or for hot chocolate. No hostess is prepared without one, particularly while hosting a brunch, a book club or holiday parties. We've rounded up the best tea kettles for your wedding registry from Anthropologie, Neiman Marcus, Williams-Sonoma and more. (And don't forget the Fortnum & Mason Wedding Bouquet Blend, a tea developed to commemorate the marriage of Prince Henry ("Harry") of Wales and Meghan Markle!)

Tea Kettles and Tea Pots for Wedding Registry
Kate Spade New York All in Good Taste Piping Hot Tea Kettle Macys photo

1 of 12

Kate Spade New York All in Good Taste Piping Hot Tea Kettle

The Kate Spade New York brand is multi-faceted, but one aspect we especially appreciate is its clever use of words and idioms. We love the look on household items, as with this tea kettle that features the names of popular teas, from matcha to oolong, in black script on gleaming white enamel. Pretty enough to keep on the stove top 24/7, this charming design will bring a touch of whimsy to your kitchen. Bonus: It coordinates with the rest of the items in the All in Good Taste collection from Kate Spade New York. ($50; macys.com)

shop it now

Shop Similar Products

Ocean Waves Teapot from West Elm photo

2 of 12

Ocean Waves Teapot

Many of our grandmothers used a silver teapot while entertaining guests, and this serving piece will continue that tradition, bringing the beauty of exotic pottery to your gatherings. Made in Vietnam, this teapot is crafted of natural substances found in that countryside, including the clay and the glaze. By firing these materials at high temperatures, the distinctive color of deep cobalt is achieved without the use of chemicals. The result is a glaze that seems to recreate the swirling beauty of the ocean. Each teapot is unique, with its own variations in glaze and color. ($36; westelm.com)

shop it now
DEMMEX Handmade Turkish Hammered Copper Tea Kettle from Amazon photo

3 of 12

DEMMEX Handmade Turkish Hammered Copper Tea Kettle

The cobblestone streets of Gaziantep, Turkey, are lined with coppersmith shops. This tea kettle hails from that remarkable tourist spot, where craftsmen create such items based on years of experience in the copper industry. This teapot is made of hammered, thick copper with a beautifully scrolled spout. Inside, there is a nonreactive, food-safe tin lining. Over time, this teapot will develop a natural patina on the outside, as copper does, enhancing its beauty. ($70; amazon.com)

shop it now
Bella Ceramic Electric Kettle from Macys photo

4 of 12

Bella Ceramic Electric Kettle

In graphic black and white, Bella's electric tea kettle features naturalistic blooms created in the botanical illustration style. This ceramic electric kettle makes steeping tea a breeze, as it brings water to a boil super fast. Bonus: It can be plugged in wherever you want to put it. We love the practical aspects of this tea kettle: It features dry boil protection, large capacity, on/off indicator and cord storage. ($75; macys.com)

shop it now

Shop Similar Products

Chantal Vintage Tea Kettle Williams Sonoma photo

5 of 12

Chantal Vintage Tea Kettle

The vintage silhouette of this Chantal tea kettle is simply charming. Additionally, it's available in an array of enameled-steel tones, including red, aqua, white, cobalt, gray and black. It will look fabulous in any style of kitchen decor. Now, for the practicalities: This classic tea kettle alerts you with a whistle when the water is boiled, plus it's made from durable steel and a lid knob that stays cool to the touch. The smooth, enameled interior resists mineral build-up and the wide mouth of the teapot makes it easy to fill and clean. ($50; williams-sonoma.com)

shop it now
MacKenzie-Childs Flower Market White Two-Quart Tea Kettle Neiman Marcus photo

6 of 12

MacKenzie-Childs Flower Market White Two-Quart Tea Kettle

Practical and pretty, this tea kettle reflects MacKenzie-Childs' "tradition with a twist" motto. Since 1983, the MacKenzie-Childs name has been associated with handmade and hand-decorated majolica pottery crafted on an upstate New York farm. This handcrafted tea kettle, made of enameled steel with wooden handle, features wildflower blooms against a white enameled steel background. MacKenzie-Childs is known for its iconic patterns, such as Courtly Check, and colorful flourishes, as seen in this teapot's brass, glass and acrylic finial. What an heirloom piece. ($120; neimanmarcus.com)

shop it now
Russell Hobbs Retro Style Electric Kettle Macys photo

7 of 12

Russell Hobbs Retro Style Electric Kettle

No matter if you choose this tea kettle in white, red, cream, black or pale blue, it will look fabulous in your kitchen. Despite being a modern, electric teapot, this Russell Hobbs Retro Style Electric Kettle brings some vintage style to the kitchen. But it celebrates substance as well as style, with features that include a drip-free spout, a cool-touch handle, boil/dry turn-off feature, automatic shut-off and a water temperature gauge. Additionally, it includes an anti-scale filter that can be removed for cleaning, which helps prevent mineral buildup. ($100; macys.com)

shop it now

Shop Similar Products

Paige Gemmel Eastern Animal Tea for One Set photo

8 of 12

Paige Gemmel Eastern Animal Tea for One Set

Artist Paige Gemmel has already shown her ability to create designs of an eye-catching nature through other collaborations with Anthropologie. Now she has created this charming tea set that includes a tea pot and tea cup. While Gemmel's work often reflects the whimsy of the animal kingdom, this teapot features vibrant colors and sketched botanicals. Made of stoneware, this tea set is dishwasher and microwave safe. ($32; anthropologie.com)

shop it now
Primula Floral Cast Iron Teapot & Infuser from Macys photo

9 of 12

Primula Floral Cast Iron Teapot & Infuser

Those who prefer their tea in loose form will love this cast iron teapot from Primula that features a mesh infuser within its enameled interior. We love the subtle floral motif, which is inspired by Japan's famous cherry blossoms. On the practical side, this teapot is crafted from durable cast iron that is made to last and traps heat to keep tea hot for a long time. The infuser allows a tea lover to enjoy the enhanced flavor created by this form of extraction. ($60; macys.com)

shop it now
SMEG Electric Kettle 3D Logo from Williams Sonoma photo

10 of 12

SMEG Electric Kettle 3D Logo

Italian-based SMEG has achieved cult status in the arena of household products, primarily due to its stunning refrigerators that marry mid-century style with modern function. These are no ordinary kitchen appliances, and neither is this gorgeous electric kettle that comes in an array of glossy colors, including white, chrome, pastel green, pink, black, pastel blue, red and cream. This top-of-the-line electric kettle features a 360-degree swivel base, auto-shutoff, water-level indicators and a removable, washable stainless-steel limescale filter. ($150; williams-sonoma.com)

shop it now
Le Creuset Zen Tea Kettle Neiman Marcus photo

11 of 12

Le Creuset Zen Tea Kettle

The French Le Creuset brand is the culinary equivalent of a Cadillac when it comes to its dutch ovens, which are made of durable cast iron in iconic designs and colors. This Le Creuset Zen Tea Kettle brings that brand identity to the fore with its vibrant color range of navy, teal, red and orange. This quick-heating kettle is constructed from heavy-gauge carbon steel and features a shiny porcelain enamel finish and a heat-resistant handle. ($60; neimanmarcus.com)

shop it now

Shop Similar Products

Hario Glass Teapot with Strainer Sur La Table photo

12 of 12

Hario Glass Teapot with Strainer

From Sur La Table, the proprietor of all things glorious for the kitchen, this glass teapot is a gorgeous sight. Made of clear glass, it is modern and sleek. It features a fine-mesh stainless steel infusing basket that will please the most discriminating tea connoisseur. This basket is easily removed for cleaning, or if one prefers to brew with tea bags. Hario coffee and tea tools have been crafted in Japan since 1921, so the brand's pedigree is long-established and includes high marks for quality and innovation. ($42; surlatable.com)

shop it now