Bridal make-up and hair removal process prior to the ceremony, traditionally done by groom’s mother, the future mother-in-law.
Traditionally this is a bachelorette ceremony. Upon bride’s last night at home, a women-only party is held to decorate both bride and groom’s hands with Henna, a coloring herb believed to be se heaven, as a sign of prosperity and health.
As the future couple exchange vows, the most provident good-looking former-brides of the family wish them a sweet conjugal life with grating two sugar cones above their heads.
Dancing and merrymaking are inseparable parts of an Iranian wedding party.
On this night, virgin bride and groom experience love-making for the first time.
Hymen penetration on wedding night is religiously and traditionally an exclusively important part of wedding ceremonies.
As per traditions the groom delivers his family a white handkerchief stained with bride’s hymen blood, as a sign of her virtue and purity.