Weddings in Placitas, NM - Wedding Traditions

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Bridal Shower Gift Protocol

Times may have changed, but showers are still gift-giving occasions

Traditionally, the purpose of a bridal shower was to gift the bride with goods so she could set up a home once she was married. In modern times, many engaged couples already have those household basics.... Read More

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The Significance of a White Wedding Gown

There are some misconceptions out there

A bride walking down the aisle wearing a stunning white dress is the fantasy of many young girls as they dream of their future wedding day. The significance of the white wedding gown varies by period.... Read More

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in Placitas, NM
Mark Diamond's Jewelers Your Jeweler For All Occasions.
Harris Jewelers & Gemologists Providing New Mexico with Quality & Professionalism in Fine Jewelry for Years!
Special Touch Catering Something Special For Any Occasion.
Chinese Culture Center Develop Harmony of Mind & Body
Rocky Mountain Gold & Silver Exchange We buy jewelry - top dollar paid! Custom pieces and more!
Imperial Classic Limousine Service Albuquerque's only classic limo service. Featuring vintage 1940s & 1950s models.

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Select or write vows

Your officiant will probably offer you and your groom vows to choose from, or if you're feeling creative, personalize your vows and make them just about you and your spouse-to-be. Consult with your officiant beforehand to make sure everyone is on the same page.

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Wedding Glossary


Vows from the Book of Common Prayer that a bride and groom repeat out loud to each other to express their love and commitment during the wedding ceremony.

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