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Photo: Jon Nickson Photography

Veil & Cord Ceremony Traditions

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Ivorys (Off-Whites)
During the ceremony, the bride wore a rosary on her left wrist to honor her Catholic upbringing. To bring them together as one, the couple was covered with a mantilla veil, and then a cord made of silk was looped around Nielma and Kirby in a figure eight to symbolize the infinite bond of marriage.