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We know wedding traditions and customs can be tricky, but we'll teach you the significance behind these treasured customs. Whether you want to incorporate your own culture's wedding customs or honor the wedding traditions of your fiance's family's heritage, our Wedding Customs channel has all the tips and advice you need to pull off a perfectly culture-infused wedding ceremony. Seriously! We have wedding ceremony ideas and etiquette for any tradition: Asian weddings, Muslim weddings, Jewish weddings, Catholic weddings, and more. Looking for subtle ways to incorporate your heritage? We have all the info on wedding customs for flowers, wedding rings, and even entertainment to help you embrace your culture and family heritage. Here, you'll also get the ins and outs of the perfect wedding toast, as well as ceremony etiquette like receiving-line tips and how to smoothly get guests from the ceremony to the reception. Trying to find the meaning behind a specific wedding tradition like the cake cutting? We have wedding custom guides and glossaries to give you the history and meanings behind a host of wedding traditions from around the world. If you're still unsure about how to combine your family wedding customs, pose your wedding tradition questions to other brides who have been in the same situation on our message board.

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Blending wedding traditions of the bride and groom is what makes your wedding day uniquely yours. Learn the significance behind these wedding customs.

Wedding Traditions Around the World

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Our Wedding Traditions Editor, Anja W.