Here is Part 2 of wedding vocabulary. To the left is another one of our former beautiful brides, Irma, You’re The Bride
orchids, wired together to form a slender handle that can be held in one hand.
Designed as either a full crescent — a half circle with a central flower and
blossoms emanating from two sides — or a semi-crescent, which has only one
headpieces, and wreaths. The head of a flower is cut from the stem and attached
to a wire, which is then wrapped with floral tape. Taped and wired flowers are
more easily maneuvered into shapes and styles.
wired together on a single stem to create the illusion of a giant flower.
bouquet holder and retains water like a sponge, hydrating flowers for extended
resembling miniature trees or animals.
are seated), which drapes to the front of the table for visual effect.
can be decorated with ribbon and wrapping paper to make it look like a pile of
gifts. The perfect Christmas cake!
the groom’s interests. Usually served at the engagement party or the rehearsal
wedding cake, kept in the kitchen and used to serve a very large guest list
after your display cake is used up.
Central and Eastern Europe. Compare to Sepahardim.
the Mediteranean, including Spain and Portugal. Compare to Askenazic.
Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy) portions of which are read every
Shabbat. Traditionally, a reading of the entire Torah is complete in one year.
four corners attached to four poles and stretched over the couple. Like many
couples, we used a tallis. It is a sign of God’s presence and symbolizes the
couple’s new home.
woman brings to her husband in marriage; a bride’s portion on her marriage.
The personal possessions of a bride usually including clothes, accessories, and
household linens and wares.
out to wedding guests as a keepsake in appreciation of their attendance.
a bridal gown designer to “show off” her/his latest designs to the
point in the center front.
gathered at or below waist.
tack or stick pin. Should be worn with wing collar shirt.
tie. Can be fastened with tie tack; should be worn with spread collar.