Thursday, November 4, 2010

Something old, new, borrowed & blue!

You have found the one to marry, now you need to find your something old, new, borrowed and blue .... Ever wandered where this originated from?
Tradition of course, but where and what does it all mean? This tradition began in Victorian times and each part of the rhyme is symbolic.
Something Old - represents the bond to the bride's family and her old life
Something New – represents the couple's new life together and their future hope for happiness, prosperity and success
Something Borrowed - from a happily married woman is meant to bring similar happiness to the bride
Something blue - represents fidelity and

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