Customs associated with marriage
Declaring the girl, the boy gave her a piece of cloth, tied in with the loose knot, which contained a coin. Node if the girl pressed her harder, this meant that the couple is engaged. In later times wealthier youths they offered her the chosen material instead of a silver box filled with coins (this box can be seen in Friesch Museum). Once a civil marriage and the church did not take place the same day, but the wedding day the church was to be determined - it takes place on Sunday. Now, two weddings taking place at one time. The most popular month for weddings in Friesland take it in May. On the inside of the rings engrave the name of the spouse and the date of the wedding. If a young country, or one of them belongs to a club, that club members come to the wedding with their attributes, such as tennis rackets with tennis, horse-riding club arrives on horseback, etc. In the rural regions while there is a custom among neighbors in farms displaying flags. If the son marries, the Dutch flag shall be displayed at the Frisian flag on the back of the roof, when a daughter gets married, the flag hangs opposite. Frisian traditional wedding can still be seen in De Jouwer the south - west Friesland Dutch. It usually takes place on the last Wednesday of July.