22 years - what a wedding?
The traditions and customs associated with the celebration of wedding anniversaries vary from culture to culture. For example, living together for 22 years, what kind of wedding awaits?
In the Eastern tradition, it is assumed family - in private - the celebration of 22 years of the wedding, what kind of wedding, however, is celebrated by us, adherents of Western customs? This is a copper or bronze wedding, which is celebrated among friends, relatives and loved ones.
The date symbol is bronze - the metal is durable, but malleable. Such properties are characteristic of marriage, which lasted for so many years: during this time, the spouses have learned to find a common language, to be more patient and to yield in some moments.
At the same time, copper is a noble metal, it is not for nothing that medals from this alloy are awarded to the laureates of the competitions, and beautiful jewelry is made from it. The relationship of the spouses at this stage is also beautiful and valuable.
As one can guess from the name, it is customary to give bronze items on this day - statuettes, dishes, decorations, decor items, from trifles to antiques - the main thing is that the gifts be from the heart and with love.