Then there was the cultural gap between her parents and in-laws: In Turkey, the brides family pays for an elaborate engagement party, while the grooms family pays for the wedding. Armenian tradition calls for the brides family to host the wedding.
How do Armenian weddings work?
Armenian weddings include a church ceremony that lasts about an hour. The priest blesses the couple who then exchange rings as a symbol of unity. Then, the priest will place a crown on the couples heads to symbolize their little kingdom.
How much should a couple give as a wedding gift?
The average wedding gift amount hovers right around $100, which is a great place to start, and you can increase or decrease that based on how close you are. If youre very close or related to the couple (and have the wiggle room in your budget), you may choose to spend more—about $150 per guest (or $200 from a couple).