Wedding Bridal Garter – Sheer Emotion
Excellent wedding bridal garter with a sheer ruffled material and a white satin material that covers the garter. Featuring a combination of white satin rose with leaves located on the center of the sheer garter, makes a very special wedding accessory on your exceptional day!
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The Anecdote of the Tossing of the Garter
Today, the tradition of the wedding garter is tame in comparison to France of the 14th century. In North America, the bride wears two garters; one as a keepsake garter and the other for the throw away.
Both garters are worn on the right leg just above the knee.
Before the removal of the garter, the bride first throws her bouquet to the single women.
The groom removes the throw away garter from the brides leg, sometimes he removes it with his teeth, but more appropriately nowadays he uses his hands. He does this while the bride is sat in a chair.
After the garter is removed, he then throws it to the single male guests. The male guest then takes the garter and places it on the leg of the single female guest who has caught the bouquet.
Those that catch either item are said to be the next to marry. In some instances, it is said that they will marry each other.
The keepsake garter is removed later in private during the honeymoon night.
Do you ever think about where the custom “Something Blue” derived from?
Wearing something blue dates back to historical times when the color blue was considered to represent purity, faithfulness and fidelity. Back then the bride would wear a piece of blue clothing or a blue band around the bottom of her dress. The ancient Roman maidens also wore blue on the borders of their robes to symbolize their affection, faithfulness and modesty.
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