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June 24, 2007

Sofreh aghd

What are the basic things that make up an Iranian wedding spread?

- Flowers
- Decorated Eggs
- Esfand
- Cookies
- Mirror
- Candelabras and Candles
- Bread (flat bread with Mobarak Baad written on it), Cheese, and Sabzi
- Apples or Anar
- Manghal
- Honey and Sweets and Pastries
- Kalleh Ghands (2)
- Termeh
- Koran/holy book
- Golab (Rose Water)
- Water
- Gold Coins
- Decorated Walnuts, Hazelnuts, and Almonds
- Crystallized Sugar
- The actual Spread
- Ghand Cloth (A scarf or shawl made out of silk or any other fine fabric to be held over the bride and groom's head throughout the ceremony by various happily married female relatives.)
- Rings
- ...
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