A wedding ring or wedding band consists of a precious metal ring, in some countries (USA, UK) worn on the base of the left ring finger – the fourth finger (counting from the thumb) of the left hand. In other parts of the world, it is worn on the right ring finger (e.g. Bulgaria, Norway, […]
Same-sex marriage is a term for a legally, socially and/or religiously recognized marriage in which two people of the same sex live together as a family. Other terms for this type of relationship include “gay marriage”, “gender-neutral marriage”, “equal marriage”, “lesbian marriage”, “homosexual marriage”, “single-sex marriage” and “same-gender marriage”.
Same-gender romantic love or sexual desire has […]
A wedding invitation is a letter asking the recipient to attend a wedding. It is typically mailed four to six weeks before the wedding date. Wedding invitations may be printed using one of the following methods: engraving, lithography, thermography, letterpress printing and sometimes blind embossing. They can also be ordered from an artist specializing in […]
Honeymoon registries began in the 1990s as an additional service provided by travel agents and agencies. Some are still set up in this manner and require the wedding couple to use their travel agency to book their honeymoon. More recent honeymoon registries are not involved with the planning and booking of the honeymoon. Instead, […]
Wedding traditions and customs vary greatly between cultures, ethnic groups, religions, countries, and social classes and often reflect a particular view of marriage.
Weddings in modern China combine both traditional elements and elements influenced by the West. The actual civil ceremony consists of registering the marriage with the local registrar is brief and done without […]