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Wedding Silver Sixpence
Lucky Silver Sixpence by Beverly Clark
The sixpence was a silver coin minted in England from the 1500s until the 1960s, and was worth six pennies. Today, according to wedding tradition, brides should carry a sixpence along with four other lucky items on her wedding day, so that she and her groom will live happily ever after. Something old, something new, Something borrowed, something blue And a silver sixpence in her shoe. the sixpence Comes in beautiful gift packaging.
Folded Envelope: 5" (w) x 4" (h)
Sixpence: 2 cm dia.
The specific wording on the Lucky Silver Sixpence:
on the outside:
For you on your wedding day
On the inside of the card above the blue pocket:
According to tradition, if a bride carries a sixpence along with four other lucky items with her on her wedding day, she and her groom will live happily ever after.
Then below the blue pocket:
These items symbolize prosperity of the past, optimism for future, borrowed good fortune from a happily married friend or family member, love, modesty and fidelity, and wealth. Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue and a silver sixpence in her shoe.
When unfolding the card further...you will find this wording:
The sixpence was a silver coin minted in England from the 1500s until the 1960s, and was worth six pennies. By the end of the 17th Century it became customary for a bride's parents to present a sixpence as a dowry gift to her groom. Nowadays loved ones gift or pass along the sixpence as a symbol of wishing wealth and security.
Additionally there is space for 3 generations of brides to enter their name, wedding date and their something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue.
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