Unusual Wedding Tradition in China

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 Unusual Wedding Tradition in China


What Apples?  From ancient Greece to China, apples have represented fertility, love and passion. Beloved of the Greek gods, apples often appeared in myths as gifts at weddings and as tokens of affection between lovers. Apples also symbolized the arrival of spring and fertility, so apple blossoms were associated with love early in Chinese legends.

Other ancient symbols of love that have appeared in various cultures are acorns (fertility), ribbons or knots (secret love), a crowned heart (love and loyalty), a heart pierced with an arrow (passionate love), a seashell (represented Aphrodite/Venus), a swan (eternal love) and a tulip (perfect love).


If you know of any unusual wedding traditions, we would love to learn about it. Your welcome to write a guest blog post and submit it to me at nicole@www.behindthelensmaui.com.