Most American brides are sure to have something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue on hand when they tie the knot. But for women across the globe, it's more likely they'll have a good-luck chimney sweep at the church or fortune-bearing coins tucked in their shoes. Read on to learn about interesting ways that couples summon happy and long-lasting marriages.
Finnish brides don't leave a passionate marriage to chance. To make sure their love keeps burning throughout their union, they've been known head to the alter carrying an appropriate symbol: A match.
When it comes to Chinese wedding traditions, timing is everything. In order to ensure they start their marriage off with good fortune, couples consult with a monk, fortune teller, calendar or almanac (and these days, the Internet) to find the luckiest wedding day. The selection has to do with a variety of factors, including the bride's and groom's birthdates. AndRead More »from Wedding Superstitions Around the World