A traditional Somali wedding consist of various ceremonies and can last up to 7 days. On a Somali wedding day, a traditional cuisine of rice and meat is served only to the men of the two families and their friends. During this dinner ceremony, the couple make a formal Islamic wedding agreement. Later in the […]
Calligraphy is an expression of one’s heart, head and hands. Its two Greek roots define the word: kalli and graphia meaning “beautiful writing.” Most often associated with writing done by scribes during the Renaissance, the allure of calligraphy lives on embedded in the rich traditions of special events. Calligraphy establishes a formal tone of honor and elegance, making it […]
The bezel setting creates a low profile so the diamond appears almost flush against the surrounding metal. According to renowned jewelry designer Kirk Kara, the metal rim covers about 10 percent of the stone, giving it excellent protection. This makes it ideal for brides who lead an active lifestyle. An alternative to the full bezel […]
Let’s face it: Planning your proposal to the person you love can be a bit nerve-racking and confusing. There are so many questions: Where should you do it? What should you say? And if you’ve proposed once before, you’ll most likely have a few more questions to add to the list. Oftentimes the hardest part […]
This template categorizes wedding expenses, shows progress against estimates, and includes a chart to show where the money is going.
Wedding Dress Bustle Types 1) First of all, what is a bustle?A bustle is the name simply given to the “gathering up” of the train to shorten it so that the bride will not be dragging it along the floor, grass or pavement. 2) What are the different styles of bustling?There are two basic styles: […]
Q. My wedding gown is diamond white, but I’ve always wanted to carry a wedding bouquet of white calla lilies, my favorite flowers, down the aisle. Will the wedding flowers look too yellow or dirty against my pure white wedding gown? A. You shouldn’t worry about it too much. No flower is completely white, but […]