Category archives: Weddings in Style

Diamonds as Girls' Best Friends

According to documented report, the first diamond engagement ring appeared in 1471 thanks to King Maximilian I of Germany who proposed to Mary of Burgandy. The king offered his wife a diamond to symbolise his precious love. Men, you now have someone to blame!

Wedding ring different traditions

In some countries like Norway, Russia, Greece, Ukraine, Bulgaria, Poland, Austria, Germany, Portugal and Spain, wedding rings are worn on the ring finger of the right hand instead of the left hand. Moreover, in the Jewish tradition, the groom places the ring on the index finger of his bride. [...]

Why Wedding rings are worn on the ring finger

Throughout history wedding rings have been worn on different fingers of both right and left hands. The tradition to wear it on the ring finger of the hand dates back to the Romans. This was because it was believed that there was a vein in the finger known as "Vena amoris" which linked directly to th[...]

Glowing and shimmery wedding

Candles are a pretty way to decorate the reception hall whatever venue you chosen. You can choose from a wide variety of candles such as tealights, lanterns, citronella scented candles or flares. They can be placed in various areas of the room. Tealights and lanterns are particularly nice on the din[...]

The Wedding Garter

Nowadays, the garter is an essential element of bridal attire and it is also a spicy object to show off to the cameras. Beside this funny aspect not many brides though know the history of this tradition. The garter toss dates back to 14th century when superstition was widespread in European culture.[...]

The Symbolism of Wedding Rings

Today wedding rings are precious items full of the sentiment of love. It is believed that the Egyptians were the first to introduce attribute a specific meaning to the rings. For them, the circle symbolised eternity, with no beginning and no end. Even the hole inside the ring had a meaning, represen[...]

The Origin of Wedding Rings

The tradition of wedding rings originated in ancient Egypt. Egyptians used to make rings out of marsh grass which was braided into rings and worn by women. The Romans refined the tradition by using iron instead of marsh grass to make thrings. They also started the fashion of engraving wedding rin[...]

Wedding in a Volkswagen Van

"Love is the ultimate trip" ~ Author Unknown~ This lovely quote from an unknown author evokes the spirit of this fun loving happy wedding that we organised. No big flashy modern bridal car but a comfortable, sovaldi sale pink, hippy style Volkwagen van. With a very special guest of course; Bruno t[...]

WHITE WEDDING

It was, check not an Italian or a Hollywood film star but Queen Victoria the trend setter for what has now become a tradition in terms of wedding in the modern era. In 1840 she married prince Albert wearing a white court dress. Until then brides had worn heavy brocaded gown in a variety of colour [...]