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The chinese bridal bed (安床)

Choose good quality bed sheets as you are going to spend time on it! Traditionally, chinese bridal bed sheets were red or pink embroidered with dragon and phoenix in gold threads, or with flowers such as peony or magnolias. Due to western influence, modern young chinese prefer modern designs in softer color such as pink, […]

Chinese Wedding Customs — The Pre-Wedding Period

Selection of auspicious dates 看日子 Auspicious dates are required for the chinese wedding, the betrothal and the installation of the bridal bed. A chinese monk, a temple official or a fortune teller are able to advise on a suitable date based on the couple’s birth dates and times. Some may also refer to the chinese […]