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Fresh Concepts for Greek Weddings and Baptisms

Trend & Tradition is pleased to assist you in purchasing the products you need and providing resources for you to make your event extraordinary. There are several items that are necessary for Greek Orthodox wedding and baptism services. Below is a list of the essential items that you will need, as well as some ideas for boubounieres or favors.

As all items are custom made and many items imported from Greece, please allow at least 3-4 weeks for your order. A rush fee of $35 is applied to all orders less than 3 weeks away from an event, in additional to possible expedited shipping charges.

Weddings

Orthodox weddings ceremonies are rich in culture and religion. The following items are customary for wedding services:

  • Set of two wedding lambathes
  • Stefana
  • Tray for stefana

Baptisms

The baptism or christening of a baby is one of the most significant sacraments in the Orthodox Church. The following items are necessary for the baptism:

  • Baptismal outfit (gown or suit for child) including socks and shoes
  • Cross
  • One large lambatha
  • Set of two small lambathes (more lambathes can also be used)
  • Martyrika (witness pins) for guests
  • Olive Oil
  • Bar of Soap
  • One white sheet
  • White towel set: One large bath towel, two hand towels
  • White onesie

Boubounieres / Favors

Trend & Tradition offers customary Greek boubounieres which incorporate the tradition of koufeta (Jordan almonds), as well as several favor options to be given to guests attending wedding and baptism receptions, including:

  • Favor boxes
  • Personalized tins
  • Favor pails
  • Pouches
  • Monogrammed chocolates

We are happy to create customized boubounieres or favors that will coordinate with the theme or color palette of your event.