Aside from the fact that weddings mark new beginnings for the newly-weds, weddings are also the perfect venue to celebrate and be merry with relatives and friends whom we haven’t seen in a long time. Weddings are memorable in its own right, but with a lot of funds in hand, weddings can certainly turn into a record-breaking event in the world of glitz and glamour.
I took the chance to do a little research and found some stunning wedding facts about some weddings that happened in the history of mankind. You might be surprised to know the price tags of some of these wedding items, but when you see the quality of each item, you might just have to agree with how it was appraised. Well, if you had the means to spend so much on your wedding day, why not go ahead and spend it, right? If it would mean making your once-in-a-lifetime experience into a fairy-tale-come-true, then why not, right?
So here’s what tops the lists for the most extravagant weddings in the history of weddings.
Let’s not forget where the memory starts to happen. The internet is flooding with viral videos of proposals using different schemes and each of these have one thing in common: it brings unimaginable joy to the bride-to-be. Proposals are supposed to be intimate and it usually cracks the nerves of each aspiring groom, because with each proposal comes the uncertainty of the girl’s response. Will she say “Yes” or will she say “No”. That alone would be enough to break a sweat gland or two.
To make things extra extra special then, preparing the most beautiful engagement ring one could afford would be enough to make the proposal memorable. The gentleman can do away with the dancing and singing, he just needs to show her his sincerity and he’ll be surprised if she leaps out of joy when he pops the question out.
In the world of glamour, marriage proposals usually makes a splash in the headlines because of the expensive engagement rings placed on the lucky lady’s finger. Here’s a list of the World’s Most Expensive Engagement Rings, as provided by BornRich. The price ranges from $137,200 to a crazy $8.8 million. You’ll certainly pat your eyes once or twice just to make sure you’re reading things right.
So she said yes, and you’re both about to say “I do”, what’s one of the most important thing to consider in your wedding plan now? One important thing to plan is unmistakably the wedding cake. Traditionally, cakes are supposed to symbolize the sweet moments the couple will go through in their married life. So, why not make it sweet and expensive at the same time, right? — As a symbol of prosperity and sweetness rolled in one. Throughout history, wedding cakes have always been the center of attention during wedding receptions. Here’s the topper for the Top 10 Most Expensive Mouthwatering Wedding Cakes, as listed by The Richest:
“1. $52.7 Million. Created by Cake, a bakery in Chester, England, the world’s most expensive wedding cake is valued at a whopping $52.7 million! The edible masterpiece was on display at the National Gay Wedding Show in Liverpool in March of 2013. The cake consisted of eight tiers of white fondant icing. Then, to add a little sparkle, the cake was adorned with 4,000 diamonds. The sparkling gems were given by Russell and Case of Liverpool, England. After the event concluded the guests of the National Gay Wedding Show were able to eat the sparking masterpiece.”
Here’s a video that flaunts the Top 10 Most Expensive Weddings In The World. This features different popular personas from different generations. The list was made based on the overall amount spent during the couples’ wedding.
To wrap things up, a wedding is really an expensive event to organize. But as they say, if you’re going to do it once, then plan it like there’s no tomorrow. The bride and the groom’s happiness is what matters most, and most people find it difficult NOT to smile when luxury is involved. So it’s safe to say, that the more luxurious the wedding is, the better. After all, this is your very own version of fairy tale. A modern day carriage, like a luxury limousine, would be the perfect ride to bring the newlyweds to their new homes. So that your guests can look at your trail as you drive away, and they could wish you both to live “happily ever after”.