Wedding Invites / July 24, 2018 / Gemma Patenaude
The line after that has the name of the to-be bride and the bridegroom with the name of the grandparents below that. Towards the end the words "With Best Compliments" with the names of close relatives is mentioned. Indian weddings are full of grandiose and flamboyance. It has lot of splendor and bright colours. These radiant colours are supposed to bring lot of good luck and love to the newly married couple. Every Indian wedding begins with Indian cards. The couple or the family of the couple decides on the cards and the task is not all that easy. There is a variety to choose from when it comes to Indian cards. Depending on your budget and tastes you may want to go in for either simple cards or articulate cards with pictures of gods and this is supposed to be good and holy. Lord Ganesha is the god who is worshiped before worshiping any other God and this photo appears in many of the Indian cards.
The feel and overall look along with the design are custom-made depending on the religion of the couple. Indian cards are also categorized into North Indian Wedding Cards and South Indian Wedding cards. When it comes to shopping for Indian cards there is definitely a wider choice. There are specific shops and wedding card designers specifically catering to these. You may also want to check out for online dealers if you want to research further. However it is advised that you physically have a look at the design pattern and quality of paper before giving your final word for printing. It also needs to be mentioned here that an Indian wedding is different from that of an American wedding. Thus the cards also come in varied designs and patterns.
Although in prosaic terms it may be argued that the wedding invite is simply a means of announcing the names of the bride and groom (along with their lineage) the venue and time of the Nikaah in real terms the wedding invite does much more than that. Muslim wedding cards are quite traditional. One can find typical colors and designs on these wedding cards. In keeping with the religious significance green is a recurring color. Other popular colors used in Muslim marriage cards include cream gold and red. Red is an auspicious color as it represents fertility as befitting a marriage. Red on the cards is a reflection of the red of the Mehndi design on the palms of the bride. The Muslim heritage brings with it the beauty and poetry of the Mughals and the Afghans. This poetry is reflected in the Nikaahnama too. Muslim marriage cards typically carry designs that remind one of the old Mughal art.