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Bridal bouquet: History of the Bridal Bouquet

Did you know that brides have carried flowers going back to ancient times? The carrying of herbs and spices was used to keep away evil spirits. Ancient Greeks would wear garlands around the necks of the bride and groom, this symbolized fertility and new beginnings. Bouquets of ivy, thistles and heather were used in Celtic times along with garland of strong-smelling herbs and spices. Victorian 1837-1901 In the reign of Queen Victoria this tradition was changed, when Queen Vict

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