Christening gifts are traditionally given to parents of a baby that has just been born. Original ideas for christening presents are for example, a year's supply of diapers or baby clothes, which are custom printed with the name of the child. Since baptism is a Christian tradition, symbols like a cross or a children's bible are given as christening gifts. Such christening gifts, however, are only suitable for religious parents. Money for the christening gifts are now also very popular. With an original cash gift packaging as a rather unimaginative gift to an original christening.
There are many symbols associated with baptism and christening. Such symbols are used on baptism invitations, congratulation cards or on a baptismal candle or a christening gown. The fish was once a sign of Christian baptism, and is popularly used as a symbol. Another symbol is the ship that stands for Noah's Ark, which is used for classic baptism ceremonies. The rainbow is considered as a link between God and the earth and used as a symbol for baptism. The hand of God is found again in the context of a baptism. Symbolically, it is that God extends his hand to the godchild.
Symbols for the wedding have evolved over the centuries and have partially fallen into oblivion. The most famous symbol, the wedding rings, which put both spouses during the marriage ceremony on the finger and wear it, ideally for life. During the marriage they are called wedding bands. Another symbol for the wedding is the wedding candle. It is given by the witnesses to the wedding couple. This candle is inscribed with the names of the couple and date and place of marriage. This symbol of wedding or marriage is less common. During the wedding, there are other traditions that can be seen symbolically. Thus, the kiss after the ceremony is maintained by all couples. The folding of the hands is a symbol of marriage that is not more widespread. In addition to wedding cake, bridal car, bridal gifts and bridal bouquet be regarded as symbols of the wedding.