Monthly Archives: January 2014

A Unique and Interesting Christian Wedding Tradition

A unique western Christian wedding tradition is one of the ‘Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue and a Sixpence in the Bride’s Shoe’. This wedding tradition comes from an old English rhyme. Traditional brides often incorporate it in their weddings. The Christian Wedding Tradition in Detail Something Old  The first item of this wedding tradition represents continuity of the past moving to the future. The old item can be an antique, an heirloom object, or a sentimental piece that represents the bride’s past. One can use a classic car for wedding day transportation, decorate with vintage silk ribbon, or use […]

A Baby Carriage at Weddings – A New Trend!

The wicker baby carriage had its beginnings in the late 1800s. Manufacturers of children’s wicker products such as cribs, bassinets, cradles, chairs and bedsteads began producing baby carriages. Soon after demand increased, the market saw products of better quality and design coming in. These captured the fancy of the Victorian upper-class who appreciated the abundant options in design and material as well as the superior craftsmanship of the baby carriage. Baby carriages were once the exclusive domain of royalty and the rich. The earliest model was a cart pulled by a live animal to the delight of the pampered infant. […]

Christian Wedding

Christians see marriage as vows taken before God. There are many Christian customs across the country. Each Christian wedding tends to be unique.  The important marriage rites followed by Christians include blessing of the rings, the crowning, tying the ‘Minnu’ (blessed pendant) and covering the bride with Manthrakodi (wedding saree). The Unique Christian Wedding A ring is a fitting symbol for a Christian wedding promise. This is an opportunity to mention the vows that one takes on the wedding day. It is a circle with no beginning and no end. Hence, it symbolizes eternity in their marriage vows. In Christian wedding […]