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Villa Franco

Villa Franco is located 500 mt above sea level in the heart of the Tuscan countryside, just 15 km from Siena and 75 km from Florence.  The estate lies on 5 acres of mixed woods and rolling meadows high in the hills, surrounded by age-old oaks, holm-oaks and chestnut-trees. Originally erected in the [...]

Make her laugh..

They told me that to make her fall in love, I had to make her laugh. But every time she laughs, I’m the one who falls in love. - Tommaso Ferraris -  

Love in the Countryside

" Two things revolutionize life:moving to the countryside and falling in love" - Nick Love- And what happens when the two meet? Then you have just the perfect wedding! Full of romance, beauty and waves of laughter. Just like your entire life should be.    

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[...]

Italian superstitions at wedding

All cultures have their share of superstition rituals. Italians are well known for being a very superstitious crowd. This becomes really evident at weddings. In Ital, the groom carries the bride across the threshold of their new house to keep away bad spirits which could lurk from below. Rice is [...]

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 [...]