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Wedding Traditions and Superstitions Part 2

It's Got a Ring To It

1. Engagement and wedding rings are worn on the fourth finger of the last hand because it was once thought that a vein in that finger led directly to the heart.

2. About 70 percent of all brides sport the traditional diamond on the fourth finger of their left hand.

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Wedding Traditions and Superstitions

Good Luck and Bad Luck

1. Hey, brides, tuck a sugar cube into your glove—according to Greek culture, the sugar will sweeten your union.

2. The English believe a spider found in a wedding dress means good luck. Yikes!

3. In English tradition, Wednesday is considered the "best day" to marry, alth…

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The History of the Diamond as an Engagement Ring

A man presents his prospective bride with an engagement ring upon acceptance of his marriage proposal. Anthropologists believe this tradition originated from a Roman custom in which wives wore rings attached to small keys, indicating their husbands' ownership.

In 1477, Archduke Maximillian of Austr…

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Giving Horseshoes as Good Luck Charm

On your wedding day it is very likely that you will receive a couple of beautifully decorated horseshoes as gifts from some of your wedding guests. But what does this unusual tradition actually signify for the bride and groom?

The tradition of giving the bride a horseshoe following her marriage cer…

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The Tradition of the Bouquet


Most brides today carry flowers because they are beautiful and it gives the nervous bride something to do with her hands. However, the carrying of flowers goes back as far as the beginning of marriage.  Rooted in superstition, it was thought bridal bouquets consisting of odoriferous herbs a…

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The Tradition of Garters

Wedding Garter Tradition or why should you add a little bit of bling to your garter

We have chosen a tradition that`s as old as wedding itself, and then took it to a whole new level. Some might think that a wedding garter is just that, a piece of clothing, but it is much more than just a simple acc…

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