Traditional Scottish Wedding
The origins of the traditional Scottish wedding:
Scotland seems to have always done things his own way and style-and the Scottish marriage is no exception to the rule. In the 21st century, Scottish wedding traditions is complex blend of the ancient plateau blended with modern, efficient rituals. Present day Scottish wedding traditions have their origins as far back as the 13th century. Back then the medieval Celtic Church will preach ' announcement of marriage in the Church of ' weddings over the next three Sundays in a row. This practice is pleased to announce the forthcoming marriage lasted 600 years-until the last years of the 20th century became the standard for ' giving notice of intention to ' go to the registry office a few weeks before the event in question.

Medieval Scottish wedding traditions:
This is the normal practice in ancient times for the entire village to be involved in preparation for the ' big day '. People will be marching in the streets to the Church to cheer on the happy couple before they take their vows. In pre-reform times, there is evidence that two Scottish wedding services will often occur. One in which the priest will discuss the party in Scottish dialect and presided over the ceremony outside the Church. While Latin mass more formal and ceremonial marriage would take place inside.

Ring Exchange has always been a key feature in Scottish wedding ceremony from ancient times. A ring has no beginning and end and thus symbolizes the love in marriage. The kiss of the bride following the exchange of rings, and often leads to cheer from the body of kirk.

The following from the official church ceremony, piper or pipers often groups will lead the entire group of guests down the streets, often to the House of a relative, for a night of non-stop festivities, parties and fun. Local musicians led by pipers will get started dancing and tradition tells us that the first dance, usually reel, would involve the newly married couples. After their efforts from the rest of the guests, then will be dancing all the way to clock in high school '. In this respect, little has changed over the past 800 years – perhaps apart from the dress code and other kinds of beer on tap.

When the celebration of marriage is over, married couples would then leave to spend the night in their new home. The ancient tradition of carrying the bride over the threshold, it is related to the superstitions that evil spirits inhabit the threshold. Therefore the bride over the threshold is lifted-and to the wedding bed. In the middle ages, a priest to bless the House and often blessed sleep today's wedding. Then for the first time as husband and wife, the newlyweds will have some quality time alone.


Wedding favors are small gifts given as a token of appreciation or gratitude to guests from the bride and groom in a wedding ceremony or wedding reception.

The tradition of distributing wedding favors is one of the very old. It is believed that supporting marriage, common amongst European aristocrats, known as a Bonbonniere. Bonbonniere is a small jewelry box made from Crystal, porcelain, and/or precious stones. Contents of precious boxes generally sugar cubes or soft candy, which symbolizes wealth and royalty. (In this era, sugar was an expensive commodity and precious only among the wealthy. He believed that sugar contained medical benefits). As sugar prices declined over the centuries, the tradition of giving gifts to guests reach the general public and adopted by the simple means of couples.

As sugar became more affordable, bonbonnieres were replaced with simple with almonds. Over the centuries, which is typically distributed to almond guest weddings to signify well wishes on the groom's new life. In the thirteenth century, almonds coated with sugar, known as confetti, was introduced. Confetti soon transformed into Jordan almonds, which later evolved into support for signature wedding modern marriage. Traditionally, five Jordan almonds are presented in box or wrapped in elegant fabric konpeksi to represent fertility, longevity, wealth, health and happiness. The bitterness of the almond and the sweetness of candy coated bitter example of the sweetness of a marriage.

Today, it is a gift for guests who are generally known as wedding favors and shared in cultures around the world. Wedding favors have become part of a complex and need to be wedding planning and have equipped the same ceremony and reception. Wedding favors are so diverse in style, elegance and a theme choice to favor only limited to the imagination of the couple. Bride and groom today have the option to choose a gift based on the theme of her wedding.

Many couples want to share a gift personalized with name commemorates the couple and date so that guests can remember the occasion very special. Some favors including personalized pens, wedding flowers, jewelry boxes, glassware, candles, vases, wedding cameras and even personal.