Having been at my cousin’s wedding all day in London, I knew that it was going to be tricky to find a writing tip to blog about – until halfway through the church service when my family turned to me and asked what arrhae meant.
After googling it later, I’ve discovered that it means unity coins (or more traditionally known as the wedding arrhae). There are 13 coins in total, each one representing the different beliefs of a long-lasting marriage. Here’s an extract from supreme-weddings.com:
“Arrhae (wedding coins or arras as it’s known here in the Philippines) traditionally symbolizes the groom’s ability of to support his bride and confirms his position as the breadwinner of their future family”.
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