Nigeria is such a vast country, full of different tribes, traditions
and culture. One of the major tribes in Nigeria are the Igbo’s.
Igbo’s are a people that are full of life and rich in culture, it would
be naive of me to assume everybody who stumbles upon this article know
about the Igbo’s and because am not naive here’s a few things you should
know about this rich tribe;
Eastern Nigeria is where you can find
the Igbo’s they like every other major tribe have different fascinating
languages among’s them-self’s. The Igbos are a proud tribe and they are
fierce, they take their culture seriously and do not joke with their
One of the traditions they uphold to the highest is
the wedding ceremony. Igbo’s are the people that make sure they hold
their traditional marriage ceremony in their home town, they believe so
strongly in their identity and majority refuse to conform or subject
themselves to the change that might mean loosing their originality.
Igbo’s wedding ceremonies are like festival, its a celebration that
brings not only the families together but the communities as well.
Igbo bride is the shinning ornament, every family has the obligation to
present her in such a beautiful way. Many would tell you that brides on
their wedding day are like princesses and should be dressed as well as
treated as such.
To accompany any brides attire for her
traditional wedding day is her neck of beads and head of crown (in some
towns others are fine with a head gear). This ornaments are sacred and
very important and so a true Igbo brides who identify’s herself with the
tribe has to have a neck of beads at least.
If you are an Igbo
bride-to-be and you are fascinated by your culture but you are seeking
bridal ornament inspiration then here’s some that you can look at;