This post is just for fun. We thought you might like to know some fun and interesting facts about wedding. You can always amaze your friends!
In some parts of Germany, trees are planted when a girl is born. When her wedding date is set years later, they’re sold to help pay for the wedding!
In Greece, a sugar cube hidden in the bride’s glove is supposed to help the couple be sweet with one another.
Princess Mary, the daughter of Henry VIII, was given an engagement ring at two years old! That’s what arranged marriages between royals lead to!
In Wales, brides are often “kidnapped” by their families. Whichever man rescues her will be the next one to get married. No need to catch a garter there!
In the United States, almost five hundred million dollars’ worth of gold is turned into wedding rings every year!
Tear off all the bride’s clothes? Believe it or not, in the fourteenth century, a piece of the bride’s clothing was considered good luck, and often a bride was left naked seconds after the ceremony as superstitious guests attacked. Many believe the tradition of the garter belt was created to stop that.
In Russian Orthodox marriages, couples run to get on a special carpet. Whoever gets there first is thought to be the “head of the house.”
There’s a tradition of spanking on birthdays. In Egypt, brides are pinched!
Many of us would panic if a creepy crawly was found in our wedding dress. In England, a spider in a wedding dress is considered good luck!
The whole “carry across the threshold” tradition started because it was believed evil spirits lurked below houses and the first step into a house made a person particularly vulnerable to them.
We hope you liked the trivia! We specialize in the tradition of wedding rings, and if you’re in the market for a wedding ring or an engagement ring in San Diego, we hope you’ll stop by! As a third generation jeweler, we’ll make sure your ring is all you could hope for. As a small family business, we’ll do everything we can to delight you and make you a customer for life!