Sand Ceremony Symbolism It represents the individual lives of the bride and groom. They have retained their unique identities and personalities. Yet, it is virtually impossible to define the exact point where one layer ends and the next begins -- the grains of sand can never be separated. Strong and beautiful representation of the "two becoming one" concept that has resonated with couples all over the world. YES
Doberman Pinscher color and markings. Allowed Colors: Black, red, blue, and fawn. Markings: Rust, sharply defined, appearing above each eye and on muzzle, throat and forechest, on all legs and feet, and below tail. White patch on chest, not exceeding ½ square inch, permissible. Besides the more common color’s seen in the Doberman—Black & Rust and Red & Rust—there are the”DILUTES” of these two colors—Blue is a “dilute” of Black—Fawn is a “dilute” of Red.
1920s wedding kimono, or uchikake, from the Taisho or Showa era. Puffs of pine needles set off painted gold pine cone clusters, white cranes float gracefully amongst wisps of clouds. All hand painted, lined in red silk. No sash as they weren't worn as such (shown with scarf to define waist). Padded cord within hem.