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Wedding traditions and Superstitions

✽Weddings may be a universal celebration, but traditions vary depending on culture and country. # WomensTips

✽ There are a lot of traditions and Superstitions in different countries. But where did they come from and what do they meen? ?

✽ Here the list of the most interesting facts, traditions and superstitions about wedding:

?‍❤️‍?‍? A Swedish bride puts a silver coin from her father and a gold coin from her mother in each shoe to ensure that she'll never do without.

?‍❤️‍?‍? Moroccan women take a milk bath to purify themselves before their wedding ceremony.

?‍❤️‍?‍? In Holland, a pine tree is planted outside the newlyweds' home as a symbol of fertility and luck.

?‍❤️‍?‍? Engagement and wedding rings are worn on the fourth finger of the left hand because it was once thought that a vein in that finger led directly to the heart.

?‍❤️‍?‍? Queen Victoria started the Western world's white wedding dress trend in 1840—before then, brides simply wore their best dress.

?‍❤️‍?‍? In Korea, brides don bright hues of red and yellow to take their vows.

?‍❤️‍?‍? In Denmark, brides and grooms traditionally cross-dressed to confuse evil spirits.

?‍❤️‍?‍? In Egypt, the bride's family traditionally does all the cooking for a week after the wedding, so the couple can relax.

?‍❤️‍?‍? The custom of tiered cakes emerged from a game where the bride and groom attempted to kiss over an ever-higher cake without knocking it over.

?‍❤️‍?‍? In many cultures around the world—including Celtic, Hindu and Egyptian weddings—the hands of a bride and groom are literally tied together to demonstrate the couple's commitment to each other and their new bond as a married couple. red and white wedding dresses

?‍❤️‍?‍? The English believe a spider found in a wedding dress means good luck. Yikes!

?‍❤️‍?‍? Rain on your wedding day is actually considered good luck, according to Hindu tradition.

?‍❤️‍?‍? In Japan, white was always the color of choice for bridal ensembles—long before Queen Victoria popularized it in the Western world.