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Pledging love with wedding bands

Wedding bands signify eternal love, a perfect union and oneness.  It speaks the hearts message — “I love you” “I wish to be with you forever” and “You are mine.” In the simplest form a ring is a circle, which means ‘forever.’  The wedding bands or rings seals these vows and act as a perpetual reminder of mutual commitment for each other “till death do us part.”  Throughout time has symbolized devotion, commitment, fidelity, honor and respect and the bond of unity. Nowadays, wedding bands are made of different materials and designs specific to the couple’s taste, style and preference, but the significance remains the same.


The sentiment of love, treasure and honor one another forever — associated with wedding rings remains much the same. The materials used in wedding bands too are symbols of love and devotion.  Diamonds are a popular stone for wedding band, because diamonds of their beauty and significance.  They are literally indestructible and are the “forever”.  Rubies are another choice representing love, keenness and grandeur. Chunky wedding rings are no longer in trend now. People who lead active lifestyles prefer a simple plain gold, tungsten or platinum wedding band as these can easily be kept clean. These are usually engraved with either the bride and groom’s names (as well as the wedding date) or a pledge of commitment.

Consider the four C’s — cut, color, clarity and carat – before buying a diamond wedding band. Experts say that cut is the most important of the four as it brings out the fire and the brilliance. The yellow color of the gold makes the diamond look whiter. Also keep in mind that options for wedding rings include gold, white gold, rose gold, silver, platinum, palladium, titanium and zirconium to name a few.

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Yellow Gold is the traditional, classic choice for wedding rings. It’s affordability makes it a popular choice. White Gold is an alloy of gold and some white metals such as silver and palladium. Rose Gold with its bright colour ranges from rose, red to pink depending on the amount of Copper alloy added; the more copper, the redder the colour. Rose Gold contains a mixture of Gold and Copper alloy which are commonly used in jewellery. Like its Yellow Gold counterpart, Rose Gold has a lower scratch resistance. Titanium is an increasingly popular choice for wedding jewellery, its light weight and strength make it comfortable and very easy to wear. It’s also nickel free, making it hypoallergenic and tarnish resistant. Platinum is more rare than gold. Its heaviness, density and strength make it an ideal setting for wedding bands. Platinum is hypoallergenic, scratch resistant and never tarnishes. It does not expand when exposed to heat and, unlike white gold, is naturally white. This will help you in your material selection for your band.

Please note that there is a significant difference between men’s and women’s wedding rings and the main one is the absence of fragile details on the men’s rings since men are the ones who are usually involved in the sports and other heavy activities.  You’ll be wearing your wedding rings forever so be sure to love what you buy!


‘Utpala’ Summer Collection by Mrunalini Rao’s

‘Utpala’ is a summer collection inspired by the serene lotus. The beauty of this ethereal flower is reinterpreted by the designer into an abstract work of art. The Utpala Collection flaunts a colour palette that is directly derived from the real essence of the flower and its surroundings

Each piece in the collection is crafted with a reverence for traditional artistry and showcases elements such as hand zardozi embroidery, thread embellishments and appliqué. The collection also features hand-painted prints in captivating colours of purple, pink, yellow and green. Bringing sheen and richness to the collection are silks, organzas, chiffons and tulle in flamboyant flares and layers

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Glimpses of Ravishing Wedding Awards 2017

Delhi witnessed an evening as gorgeous as the celebrities and audience that graced it. The Ravishing Wedding Awards gala celebrated the achievement and eminence of the Indian wedding industry which was in full attendance at Orana Hotels & Resorts, Delhi.

Bollywood actress, the evergreen UrmilaMatondkar came on a vintage car and added glamor to the stage and the show by felicitating the winners of awards in various categories like wedding planning, catering, décor, bridal wear& groom wear designing, hair and makeup, jewelry and much more.

The event was hosted by RK Nanda and Shweta Nanda of Magic Media World and was managed by Sunny Sabharwal of Pulse Events. Anuj Bery of Murano gave support by being an associate for the show. Amit Gupta of Orana Hotels & Resorts was gracious enough to be the hospitality partner and Konica Arora dolled up the models by being the hair and makeup partner. The rock solid support of many names of the wedding fraternity was evident –Dharmendra Singh of The Wedding Frames, Rahul Makkar of Purpleberry, Suneet Jain of Armour Invites, SaurabhKatyal of Imagine Ice, Vivacity Entertainment and more.

The showstopper for the evening was literally, the stunning, Malaika Arora who, not only felicitated the winners but also walked the ramp for designer AsmaGulzar who showcased her indo-western collection title ‘The Augustan Aristocracy’. Malaika dazzled in jewelry from Tirupati Jewels by Varun Mittal and took the stage with élan.

Both the actresses praised the talent and the hard work of the wedding fraternity and applauded the platform that The Ravishing Wedding Awards provided to them. Awards were given in 50 categories and won by many talented individuals like Rikant Pitti, , SumitKohli, Suneeti Soni, Manali Tanwar, AnjuLamba, KritiDS, PralayDatta, Manmeet Kaur, Shefali Agarwal, Gaurav Chauhan, RatikaVaish, YashikaSehgal, Neeti Ahuja, DushyantKathuria, TaaraMalhota, Neha Munjal, Ankita Roy and others.

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Add Photo Props to get Stunning wedding Memories!

These days, weddings are not just about the bride and the groom tying the knot. Apart from this, the list holds a lot of brainstorming regarding making unique and special arrangements for a lot much quintessential like the venue, decorations, theme, food and arranging for a good photographer indeed, to make your “Big day”  absolutely special.

Being clicked in different poses and getting good pictures is what everyone loves and enjoys to do. So just enter the “Photobooth” which is setting a popular trend in the weddings, these days. Incorporate more than people into your wedding photos to make them truly memorable and lifelong lasting. Photo booths, having a lot many unique and interesting photo props can definitely set a fun and frolic moment for everyone whether be it friends, relatives or cousins, during the wedding.

Props are the best way to let you enjoy through and jazz up in your wedding pictures in a unique as well as entertaining style.  A sweet sign, a whimsical element, or a sentimental memento can surely take your pictures to a different level altogether. They are the best way to infuse fun; drama and a lively atmosphere for the guests and the bridegroom themselves to enjoy all the wedding functions whether it is sangeet, Mehendi, wedding day or either the reception.

The Bride and Groom Sunglasses

Get humor and enjoyable look with a pair of glittery sunglasses carved from a cardboard or either plastic for the bride and groom as one of the interesting photo props to pour an amalgamation of fun and joy and the element of romance by looking into each other’s eyes, for the perfect click on your wedding functions.

The Backdrop Props

Adding interesting backdrops as a prop,` to your photo booth can recount or portray for the mood of the day. The background can be about the likings and dislike about the bride and the groom or something about their love or either some decor trends that can add a wow factor to the photographs like wall hangings, flowers, shells etc.

Mirror Props

Mirrors are the best décor piece that can uplift the mood and the scene around with its majestic reflection effect. People love posing in front of mirrors so why not use them in different sizes, shapes, cuts and curves to add a lustrous effect to the wedding photographs.

Vehicle Props

Vehicles like a scooter, rickshaw or a bicycle or a motorcycle adorned with flowers, balloons can add a dramatic and entertaining factor to create a thrilling effect for the photographs.

The Crazy Dialogues

Some of the crazy dialogues that are fun-filled and humorous while evoking laughter are a must to be there at your photo booth to engage everyone irrespective of gender or age. They can be simple like a tag with MR. and MRS or something like Baby Doll, or He’s Mine, She’s Mine and I’m Crazy, Single ready to mingle, Flawless, Wanted etc. can keep your guests involved and enjoy the moments.

Other interesting stuff could be lot of moustaches of different kinds, feather boas, balloons, the simple cut out of a decorated picture frame, chalkboards, masks, antique furniture like loveseats, swings, bubbles, and vintage props like a gramophone, Monograms, signs, symbols, emoji’s and other sparkly nutty things can get an element of super-duper fun.

These really adorable ideas can be the top most preferences that could definitely make a great photo booth with a master photographer to capture the spirit while fitting into any of the wedding themes.

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Buzzsouk Review 2016: The Big Fat Inidan Weddings

After a big fat Punjabi wedding of Harbhajan Singh and Geeta Basra last year, 2016 was also special as celebrities made headlines of their marriages one after other. From Bollywood celebrities to sports personalities, TV celebs to Punjabi singers, this year celebrities were continuously hitting the media and grabbed many eyeballs for marking the new beginning of their lives by getting married. Here is the list of celebrities who tied the knot in 2016 by making the headlines.

Yuvraj Singh and Hazel Keech


After much talked about their engagement, cricketer Yuvraj Singh and model turned actress Hazel Keech were also in the limelight for their big fat wedding. They tied the knot on 30th December 2016 with a glittery ceremony in Chandigarh with all traditional rituals. Hazel was looking resplendent in maroon lehenga where Yuvi was looking classy complimenting her with the same shade. There was a 2-day wedding ceremony in Chandigarh and Goa and a star-studded reception in the capital, (Delhi) which make it a big fat wedding.

Bipasha Basu and Karan Singh Grover


Bengali beauty Bipasha Basu and the heartthrob of Bollywood Karan Singh Grover are also on the wedding list. The couple tied the knot in a very private ceremony on 30th April 2016 in Mumbai followed by the traditional Bengali rituals. The 3 days wedding ceremony from Mehendi to reception, the couple was having a fairytale wedding and they enjoyed to the fullest. Salman Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Shahrukh Khan etc all  A-listers Bollywood stars have attended the reception and give their blessings to the couple.

Divyanka Tripathi and Vivek Dhaiya


The popular TV faces Divyanka Tripathi and Vivek Dhaiya also get married this year on 8th July 2016 in Bhopal followed by the traditional Hindu wedding customs. The wedding was attended by the family and close friends. Divyanka was looking amazing in red and golden lehenga where Vivek was also looking a handsome groom in an off white embroidered sherwani. The couple is happily married and went to Europe to welcome the New Year.

Lisa Hyden and Dino Lalvani


The Chennai-born modern turned actress Lisa Hyden tied knots with his alleged boyfriend Dino Lalvani after dating one year on 29th October 2016. The couple had a prettiest beach wedding ceremony in one of the abounded beaches of Thailand. The actress was looking mesmerizingly beautiful in a corset with a floral tiara on her head accompanied by the veil which was sore to many eyes whereas as Dino Lalvani make a handsome groom in his off- white suit with a floral broach on the lapel complementing her bride.

Kishwer Merchant and Suyyash Rai


After 6 years of dating, television couple and Bigg Boss season 9 contestants Kishwer Merchant and Suyyash Rai finally tied the knot on 16th Dec 2016.The Mehendi was planned by Kisherw’s Muslims rituals and sangeet were planned by Suyyash Punjabi traditions and then they got married in a court on 16th Dec which shows their immense love. The couple later hosted a private reception for their close friends and family and also made the web series of their hot and happening wedding  “Sukish Ki Shaadi” with making the headlines.

Asin and Rahul Sharma


2016 was an also a special year for Bollywood actress Asin as she also tied the knot with Business Rahul Sharma, co-founder of Micromax informatics on 19 January 2016. The marriage was followed by the both Christian and Hindu customs. In morning the couple had a Christian wedding ceremony which was later followed by Hindu customs. Superstar Akshay Kumar who played the cupid for the couple was the main attraction of the whole wedding ceremony. Her 20 carat solitaire engagement ring also bagged the attention of her fans.

Preity Zinta and Gene Gudenbough


The dimple beauty of Bollywood was also chosen Gene Gudenbough as her life partner in an intimate gathering in Los Angeles. The star-studded reception was hosted by the couple in Mumbai which was attended by Shahrukh Khan, Shahid Kapoor, Madhuri Dixit, Ram Nene, Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh, Farah Khan among all A-listers celebrities of Bollywood. Preity in Manish Malhotra’s red gown with Punjabi chudas and Gene in Black suit were looking adorable.

Raftar and Komal Vohra


The Punjabi singer and Rapper Raftar is also on the list of wedding 2016. He got married with his long time girlfriend Komal Vohra at a private wedding ceremony on 1st December 2016 in Delhi. The couple followed all the Punjabi customs and rituals as Raftar believes that Punjabi weddings are having more fun.The singer shared his wedding pictures on Instagram by the caption “Married to My Soul Mate”

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