Initially, crystal wedding favors were an extravagance at celebrations hosted by the European upper class, which had the wealth to provide elaborate gifts to guests. Early wedding favors began as small fancy boxes, known by their French name of bonboniere. A bonboniere was fashioned of crystal, porcelain or gold and often encrusted with precious stones.
Because crystal symbolizes purity and simplicity, crystal wedding favors have been a popular choice throughout the years. Sure to be a welcomed addition to your guests’ homes, crystal wedding favors are as functional as they are beautiful. Elegant crystal wedding favors will thrill your guests. These luxurious wedding favors will leave a lasting impression.
Crystal favors on your reception tables will also add sparkle, glimmer and shine to your reception. Crystal reflects light, and when the lights bounce and reflect off the light catching, multifaceted crystal pieces on your tables, it will add a magical shimmering effect to the room. Crystal is timeless and theme-less, it will go with any wedding style or theme and does not need any special packaging to make it shine.
You may think that crystal wedding favors are too expensive for your wedding budget, but crystal favors come in a variety of price ranges. Crystal vases, frames, or bowls top the list as more expensive options. However, there are many crystal pieces which are relatively inexpensive such as crystal bells, key chains or candle holders. Whatever you select, crystal wedding favors will bring classy decadence to your affair.
For a traditional and elegant touch to your wedding, select crystal wedding favors. Whatever the occasion, guests will enjoy these beautiful crystal favors for years to come.
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