Wedding anniversaries: traditions and gifts (part 2)
Linen wedding (4 years)
Anniversary weddings: traditions and pearcedale after four years of marriage we can talk about strong and United family. Flax is a symbol of strength and durability, which is why the wedding is called linen.
On this day it is customary to decorate the house with linen products: napkins, tablecloths, for example. Guests showered spouses flax seeds mixed with candy, in order to emphasize the strength of their relationship. A bouquet of flax or a dried sheaf of small size is considered a mandatory gift. Husband and wife exchange gifts: linen clothes. And guests give any product made of linen, usually linen, towels, tablecloths, napkins and more. Linen products look very beautiful with embroidery, you can order machine embroidery with a congratulatory inscription, and you can order the inscription “Julia + Kostya = Love for ever” or something like that, then the anniversaries will always remember the reason for which this gift was made.
Wooden wedding (5 years)
After five years of marriage, the couple not only have time to get used to each other, but also to equip their homes, make it special, different from the life of their parents. A rare couple does not have children after this period. Like wood, this period of life is quite durable, warm, cozy, flexible, but at the same time subject to destruction, because the tree burns easily.
Symbolic for this anniversary gifts made of this material: figurines, medallions, vases, chests, beads, Souvenirs, wooden utensils, frames, paintings, chairs and more. As an original gift, you can buy a puzzle that develops into figures and make inscriptions with the help of a Scorcher-tips on it concerning the family life of the anniversaries (dates, names, names of places where they met, met). But the main thing is to make sure that the correct answers were formed with the correct Assembly of toys.
Cast iron wedding (6 years)
The longer the married life, the stronger the bond between two people. And here after six years of “marriage” acquire the strength of metals. Of course, cast iron is easy to split, it is rough and not noble, but it is a metal. The relationship between spouses is similar to it in that it can be transformed, changed, transformed. But what kind of changes will be, will depend only on the spouses, because they become able at this stage not to pay attention to third-party comments in their address.
And, as usual, as gifts presented products made of this metal, and make it a variety of gizmos for interior decoration, shaped furniture, such as beds and chairs, dishes (cauldron, frying pan). And you can pour out of cast iron figurines, take a photo of anniversaries and order for them their figures, it will be very unexpected and pleasant.
Copper (Wool) wedding (7 years)
One of the anniversaries compared to two seemingly different materials. Copper is very soft and plastic, with high heat and electrical conductivity, and wool – retains heat well, helps to maintain health, but it can be prickly. At this point, the relationship goes to a new level, strengthened, adding to the family strengthens attachment and increases responsibility.
To give on this anniversary it is accepted products from copper (horseshoes, rings, coins, Souvenirs) and wool (knitted, sewn, braided). Coins guests showered spouses with wishes of strong love and happiness. And the presented products should bring comfort and warmth to life. And then you can try to make an original gift. Someone once came up with the idea to break the heart in half and give one half to each lover. Make it twins for the spouses that they were 2 halves of a “one” and always remember that family can be a single entity, only when connecting two matching halves.
Tin wedding (8 years)
The main advantage of tin-ease of use for the manufacture of various utensils, so necessary in human life. This dishes, and gardening tools, and many different products. So and family life is filled with convenience, spouse fully complement each other, in relations present mutual aid and mutual understanding.
Tradition, associated with tin wedding, has character jokes. Husband does with his hands a vase made of tin (for this suit cans of any beverage), and his wife of all that falls under the arm needs to “collect” beautiful tin bouquet.
Gifts guests should also be associated with tin cans. It can be either crafts that you can make yourself or buy in the store, or in the form of” dry rations ” (it is customary to give canned food, a week’s supply of beer, etc.). And thanks to the malleability of tin from it make coinage. Very original such products that frame in a frame like a picture. Family portrait, made in this style, will be an original gift and, of course, will attract the eye.Faience wedding (9 years old)
Faience is an expensive material, dishes are made of it, in addition, this material is a symbol of stability and constancy. It does not wear out, does not fade. In the family, it is important coherence of life and relationships.
This year it is also customary to engage in “smashing” dishes. To do this, take the old earthenware cups and mugs. The more dishes will be broken on this day, the more quarrels and insults will be forgotten and forgiven each other by spouses. With broken crockery leaves all the negative energy, often to this procedure and attract guests to help the owners.
But instead of the broken decided to give a new one, so the most common gift – a crockery in any performance. Guests can “conspire” and give together a complete set of everything you need in one style. Traditionally, it is proposed to give Gzhel, because it is very beautiful and symbolic, but this is again only a recommendation. In our time, you can buy and dishes without patterns, and then put on her portraits of spouses, their children, various funny situations from life. Such a family album, applied to the dishes, will be a real treasure, besides, it will always cheer you up, as pleasant memories caused by such photos will pop up in your memory at least 3 times a day for each meal.
Pink (Tin) wedding (10 years)
Ten years spent together is a real anniversary, with all the ensuing consequences. Behind lies a lot of joint experiences, both good and not very good, but all this made it possible to form a family life, its own for each family.
As gifts on this day, choose roses for happiness pewter spoon with which you need to walk all day, carrying in the pocket, and at night to hide under the pillow. Obligatory dish of the festive table should be grilled or baked poultry sauce from roses. And wedding night, let and not the first, must pass for one’in bed with petals of roses.
Give on pink (tin) wedding need things that symbolize tenderness and love. Special jewelry, something elegant and unobtrusive. Spouses can give each other what the second half has long dreamed of, and no matter what it will be, the main thing is that such a gift will show care and respect for the desires of the spouse. The event should be surrounded by an aura of romance and adoration. Rose-flower beautiful in all respects, few people remain indifferent to it, it is inextricably linked with romance. You can order a bouquet of roses, crocheted-the beauty of flowers made in this way is mysterious and unique, from afar, knitted flowers resemble living. Give a bouquet with a wish of eternal romance in family life, a reminder of it will be very useful 10 years after the wedding.
Steel wedding (11 years)
Everyone knows that steel is tempered to give it strength. And relationships eleven years can be considered fit. A married couple already knows each other very well and there is nothing to change, it remains only to live and enjoy every day, not forgetting that even constancy can be wonderful. And in order to bring something new into your life, you can update the situation or change the interior, make repairs in a new style.
Our ancestors said that only after 11 years husband and wife became one and the future life for them will be only a joy, without unnecessary twists and turns and strife. In order to “erase” the boundaries of property in relation to things, the spouses had to exchange the most expensive that they have, as a sign that they have everything together. Another beautiful tradition of a steel wedding is the exchange of bouquets between spouses of flowers in the amount of 11 pieces, both of these bouquets must stand in the house for at least 11 days. But there is no need to invite guests this year.
If You happen to be a guest at this wedding, choose as a gift Cutlery and make them engraved with names and greetings.