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Nostalgic minted lucky Vintage Silver Sixpence Keepsake Gift for a Bride – a King George VI minted Silver Sixpence, Traditional 18th Century Victorian Bridal Poem and 2-Piece Handmade Decoupage Gift Box with winter green silk satin ribbon. Presented in a silk organza gift pouch.
Meaning: The sixpence is a lucky symbol said to bring the recipient health, happiness, wealth, fertility and a happy marriage. The lucky sixpence is the perfect Christmas keepsake gift. Steeped in Victorian tradition. Since the Victorian era, it became customary to include a silver sixpence in the Christmas cake mixture. The Christmas cake, also referred to as Christmas pudding or Plum Pudding, is traditionally made four to five weeks before Christmas. The coin was originally believed to bring wealth in the coming year and good luck to the person finding it in the Christmas cake. Another tradition associated with the Christmas cake preparations was to ensure that all the family would stir the mixture, and make a wish while doing so. Presented with a festive Christmas Verse and a complimentary antiqued silver key necklace.
Sixpence: King George VI Silver Sixpence. Minted between 1947 and 1951
Christmas Verse: “’Love overflows, and joy never ends, in a home that’s blessed, with family and friends”. Verse can be personalized with a message of your choice.
Complimentary Gift: Antiqued silver vintage key necklace. A 16 inch silver chain, beautifully wrapped and gift boxed. Key:4.5cm x 1.5cm