An Armenian Wedding Tradition
Blessings for the Bride & Groom. After the marriage ceremony and prior to entering their new home together as husband and wife, the bride and groom receive three blessings, traditionally given by the groom’s mother. These blessing sometimes are also given during the grand entrance at a Armenian wedding.
Bread on shoulder
Lavash, Armenian flat bread, is placed over the newlyweds’ shoulders to bless them with good fortune & prosperity.
Honey in Mouth
A spoonful of honey is fed to husband and wife to ensure a sweet marriage and life.
Breaking of Plates
Finally, the bride and groom are given plates to break in order to dispel negative energy and evil spirits.