Wedding Tradition :: Traditional Swedish Wedding Crown

A wedding is a tradition in and of itself, but within a wedding there are many opportunities for a couple to connect to their history, heritage, family, and values. We’re excited about our new series, Wedding Traditions, where real brides and grooms share the traditions they included in their big day, and what the tradition means to them. 

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Photography by O’MALLEY PHOTOGRAPHERS / Event Planning & Design: Sinclair & Moore

Floral crowns are all the rage right now, but did you know that wedding crowns have a long history? Brides have worn crowns for hundreds of years, with the significance varying by country and religious custom. Read on to see how this bride honored both the timeless tradition of wedding crowns and her heritage!

Says Anbrit: “I wore the Swedish family wedding crown that my mother wore; wedding crowns traditionally belong to the church and are borrowed by the bride for the ceremony. This crown was a replica of the one from my family’s small town church in Sweden.”


See Anbrit & Jon’s Corson Building Wedding Right Here.

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