You will need
  • - wedding loaf;
  • - glasses;
  • - wine;
  • icon;
  • - towel;
  • a salt shaker with salt.
The young should approach the parents. Guests meet the newlywedsmust stand on both sides of the road, forming a corridor. Newly-married couples have to cross three times and bow to their parents in gratitude for the blessing that they were given re the wedding. One of the parents must hold the icon, and the other is a loaf of bread. Typically, this mission is entrusted to the groom's parents, who according to the custom of taking the bride to his house.
The bread and salt should be lying on a new towel, salt in the silver salt shaker. It is connected with the old Russian proverb: "One only salt on the table is worse, and to poverty. If the bread and salt together is the richness and fertility". Young simultaneously break off a piece of the bread and dipped it in the salt shaker. If the wife is the first to break off a piece of loaf, she will rule the house if her husband will try and surpass her or his piece will be bigger, he will become the head of the family. And simultaneous breaking away, according to legend, symbolizes harmony and coherence.
To meet the couple's parents are preparing a new beautiful glasses, of which no one drank. They are placed at a large separation, near is a red wine or champagne, a symbol of sweet married life. Young take the glasses, fill them with a drink, while listening to words of encouragement from parents. The couple cross right hands, holding them in glasses and in one gulp drained the contents. It symbolizes the intertwining of fates and the beginning of the honeymoon. Then the couple takes place over the left shoulder and throw the glasses on the ground. However, the last action today is not mandatory, and hand-painted wine glasses, the couple left in memory.
The ritual part is over. Now skip ahead all young and they are in the hall for the festive table. Parents and guests to leave the newlyweds under the feet of coins, grain, candy, heads, flower petals, confetti.