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Wedding Day Traditions And Superstitions From Around The World

You’ve probably heard the saying going “something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue” for a bride to carry these four special objects as good luck charms on her wedding day. The saying originates from an old English tradition to bring good fortune to the happy couple. Every culture has their own traditions and superstitions when it comes to marriage. Here are just a few from around the world…

CONFETTI FROM ITALY

This well-known and now widely used tradition originated in Italy. Instead of using bits of paper or rice, originally the guests would throw candy, such as sugared almonds, as the bride and groom walked by.

CARRYING TWO BOUQUETS IN MEXICO

In Mexico, the bride will carry two bouquets, one for herself and another representing a tribute to the Virgin Mary.

SAKE SHARING CEREMONY IN JAPAN

In Japan, the bride, groom and their parents will take three sips each from three cups of sake. This […]

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