Jewish wedding in the Middle East 1904. "The Jewish marriages are celebrated with great pomp, the nuptial feast continuing seven days.The bride is accompanied by her mother and near relations, and the ceremony is performed in the presence of as many, as can find room in the house The Castle band of musicians is employed the first day,and, on the subsequent days they have chamber music, dancers, and buffoons. " ALEX RUSSELL,M.D. [ THE NATURAL HISTORY OF ALEPPO ]1794.
Norwegian Wedding Crown with small spoon-shaped bangles. When the bride moves her head the bangles produce a melodic tinkling music. Norwegian tradition holds that the music from the bride’s bangles will ward off evil spirits.