History Of Wedding Favours

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Wedding favours are the gifts that are given to guests as a token of thanks from the bride and groom. You might think that they are modern traditions, but it has travelled down to us from our ancestors.

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History Of Wedding Favours Wedding favours are the gifts that are given to guests as a token of thanks from the bride and groom. You might think that they are modern traditions but it has travelled down to us from our ancestors. Trends of Wedding Favours Over History 1. In 16th centuries European aristocrats introduced Bonbonnieres those are given to the guest and to the family members who gathered to celebrate the marriage of the couple. 2. As a very first wedding favours that are made up of porcelain precious stones or metal boxes containing sugar cubes or bonbons means sugar candy which was considered as a symbol of wealth and can only afford by rich people. 3. By the time this tradition continues to evolve and substituted other things such as sugar-coated almonds scented candle favours cake pops toffee apples and chocolate favours. 4. The wedding is among those few occasions that are considered to be lucky and by- passing wedding favours onto their guests the couple felt that they are bestowing their good luck on their loved ones. 5. Sugar coated almonds are known as confetti given to guests as a wedding favour in the amount of five which symbolises a new strong bond that is formed between the married couple which will never go to break. 6. Sweet almonds might be chosen as the bitterness of almonds and sweetness of sugar indicates the bitter-sweet journey of marriage which the couple just started. Each almond has its meaning that wishes them with health happiness fertility wealth and long life. 7. Candle favours are considered a symbol of romance and love. If you want to give your guest a little romance to take home with them then candle favours are the right choice. Candle favours are also used to light your guest’s tables. Wedding Favours Around The World This tradition is followed by most of the countries in their way. Some people use to give them according to their lifestyle or match with the wedding theme and some according to their traditions. Here are some of the traditional wedding favours in the past: 1. French people used to give bonbonnieres encrusted jewel boxes containing sugar almonds or sweets.

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2. In Greece the traditional gift called box bom Yara was given containing candied almonds. 3. In Spain faith in the fact that sugar has health-giving property was historically called upon and they used to give small chocolates symbolising happiness to their guests. 4. England had a pretty much different gesture that is not linked with sugary stuff. The new couple used to give handcrafted love knots made up of ribbons and laces to express their gratitude to guests. 5. In the Middle East couple especially bride gave guests dry fruits in India often give clay made elephants as a symbol of blessing and gold or silver coin to each guest. This tradition might appear materialistic is nonetheless soaked in ritual and history and remained to be a great opportunity to thank your loved ones for centuries. SPARKLERS AND FIREWORKS LTD 96 George Lane Mae House Marlborough Business Centre London E18 1AD Website: https://www.wedding-favours.co.uk/collections/candle-favours

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