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Attendants' Cake Pull

The custom of pulling charms from the wedding cake to tell your fortune began during the Victorian era. Ribbons are tied to twelve charms which have been hidden in the wedding cake. The cake pull begins upon signal from the bride. The charms and the fortunes they hold are:

  • anchor: adventurous life
  • butterfly: carefree life
  • chambered nautilus: new beginnings
  • cross: spirituality
  • dolphin: intelligence
  • eagle feather: courage
  • elephant: luck
  • heart: love everlasting
  • peace symbol: tranquility
  • phoenix: self-knowledge
  • ring: eternal commitment
  • star: fame and fortune

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