Wedding in Mitzela, Greece :  At the altar in stefana, linked crowns that are a staple of Greek Orthodox weddings.

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Greek Wedding Tradition Wedding in Mitzela, Greece : At the altar in stefana, linked crowns that are a staple of Greek Orthodox weddings.

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The Eastern Orthodox marriage ceremony includes the "crowning" of the couple. They are told their role is to be the rulers of their household, but also that these are crowns of martyrdom. (The crown in Byzantine iconography indicates the person died for Christ. "Martyria" means witness; they witnesses their commitment to Christ) The sacrificial aspect of marriage is emphasized in the words of the rite.

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The beautiful Greek wedding that was in Vogue - News Photos by Amy and Stuart PhotographyThis is the lavish Greek wedding of Greek-American bride, Constance ( Connie ) Peterson and Matthew Pavlovich. Their beautiful wedding is the first Greek Orthodox wed

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The Stefana are joined by a ribbon that symbolizes the unity of the bride and groom.

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My newest greek goddess design fashioned into a Stefana crown! With a variety of silk, artificial leafy greenery, preserved babys breath, vanilla or

My newest greek goddess design fashioned into a Stefana crown! With a variety of silk, artificial leafy greenery, preserved babys breath, vanilla or

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