A copper wedding, or a woolen one, indicates that comfort and warmth have not been lost in the hearth of the spouses, and they have lived together for 7 years. At this stage, the lovers have experienced a lot and achieved in the development of their relationship. True, they are prickly, like wool, and sometimes family happiness is upset by notes of jealousy and reproaches against each other.
7 years of life has always had a sacred meaning for a person, and therefore a copperis supposed to be celebrated on a grand scale, so that there is something to remember.With a copper wedding, yes to a new life stage
It is generally accepted that in this important period for the couple, it is necessary to strengthen the bonds of their marriage. Pour them into stronger ones, so that after a while they turn into gold, and soon into a diamond.
According to ancient Russian traditions, copper symbolizes family wealth. Previously, the spouses necessarily exchanged coins made of copper, as if saying thereby: “I thank you for the material well-being in our house”,
Moreover, on this anniversary, on the day of the celebration of the copper wedding, the husband and wife always hung a small horseshoe over the threshold of the house. By the way, it could be both real and wooden, decorative. The main thing was not this, but the moment that you need to hang it not with the bows down, as many often make mistakes, but up. Thus, her horns form a kind of bowl that “collects” wealth.
After strengthening, a piece of parsley or holly was attached to such a copper “bowl”, because they help to renew the positive emotions that lovers experienced on theirday. The herbs were not removed, because when they cleanse the family hearth of negativity, they themselves fall out of the horseshoe horns.How to celebrate and what to give for a copper wedding?
Seven is under the auspices of Uranus, the planet of unexpected decisions and actions. Be sure to strive for variety. So, maybe you want to hold a copperalone with your soul mate, invite as many guests as possible to it, or order a breathtaking cake. Everything is up to you. Most importantly, spend the holiday so that it does not look like a weekday. Allow yourself what you previously refused.
What do they give for a copper wedding? For memorable gifts, you should choose those that are made entirely of wool or copper. Place the main emphasis not on the manufacturer, versatility, practicality of the surprise, but on its inner content, your love and warmth invested in it.
Would you like to sincerely express your attitude to the anniversaries? Then feel free to make a present yourself. It will be especially nice if it was made by children’s hands. In addition, by recording the celebration from beginning to end, you will provide the couple with pleasant memories for years to come.
If we talk about traditional souvenirs, then they include:
- Copper rings. They are exchanged by lovers, as they once were gold. By the way, it is customary to store copper as carefully as gold. After some time, this collection will be replenished with silver symbols of love.
- Copper money. Spouses are showered with them, thereby wishing their family happiness and unquenchable prosperity.
- Copper horseshoe. Multiply the happiness of the couple by giving this “cup” of goodness.
- Utensils made of copper or brass. Previously, it was customary for every self-respecting housewife, the keeper of the family hearth, to have copper utensils. Not a single house could be imagined without a copper samovar as a table decoration. So, give the whole family a large copper mug, not forgetting to place on it inscriptions of a playful nature like: “Drink like drink, and live like that!”. For lovers of hiking, a copper kettle is perfect. Don’t forget copper cup holders to keep you warm in inclement weather.