Thursday, November 4, 2010

wedding favors

Wedding favors are small and beautiful gifts to show the particular and warm feelings to the guest from newly married couple or their family. Such small gifts shows that bride and groom are happy to see them in their most important event .wedding favors are common in the European culture to show the warm feelings towards the guest, and in European culture is the necessary part of every marriage.
Wedding favors have unique history, this method to give the respect and show the gesture to guest was common in European high class. Italic name of wedding favor is bonbonniere. At the beginning such gifts made by sugar .Different people used sugar with different colors according to the occasion but with the passage of time when sugar was available on shops at reasonable prices then aristocrats replaced sugar by almond and now Jordan almond is normally using in the Europe. European aristocrats were used sugar almonds in their wedding favors with the concept of happiness, health, wealth, fertility and long life for bride and groom.
Wedding favors are used by made of different ingredients according to the taste of the host and also according to the fashion and trend in the society. In small box which is made by tulle or stain puts the sugar almond and tied them with beautiful and colorful ribbons. On different occasions color of sugar will be different .White sugar is using for marriage, pink or light blue is using in birthdays and baptism of baby girl and baby boy. Red color is using for silver or golden year anniversaries.
Presentation of wedding favors plays an important role because it shows much care and importance of the guests in specific event. Some times wedding favors are decorated with dry flowers and some times with artificial flowers made my silk and ribbon. In the presentation of wedding favors, those People who have high social status sometimes use precious box for sugar almonds. Gold, silver and some other metals are also using in the making of wedding favor’s boxes.
New type of wedding favor is favor cake .These wedding favors (cake) are made in the form of little cartoon box on the one or more than one tier of the cake and entire cake also will be covered with almonds .Main concept behind the use of almond in the wedding favors is that almond have sweet and smooth taste which represent the sweetness of new relation in the wedding ceremony. Wedding favors are the part of the receptions planning of the weddings or birthdays mostly in United States, United Kingdom and Canada. Wedding favors are usually decided according to the theme and season of the event which gives the attractive and special look of any event. So the selection of the wedding favor shows the ideas of the host, and if host has creative mind and has ability to make different designs for wedding favors he can get the extra attention of the guests. So this nice gift shows the warm feelings for guests and a good tradition of European society.

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