It is written, when children find true love, parents find true joy. Here's to your joy from this day forward.
Some gifts may be symbolic, such as sugar, which represents a happy life, or milk for purity or basic gifts which could include dates, water, orange flower and henna. They also include the engagement ring and the alliance. Gifts vary depending on the region of Morocco, and could range from jewelry and bolts of fabric, to caftans, shoes, handbags or perfume. These gifts are typically arranged in very large flat silver colored container and covered with a conical lid which is similar to the form of a big Tagine.
Carrying on the head is a common practice in many parts of the world, as an alternative to carrying a burden on the back, shoulders, and so on.
Henna made on the bride includes beautiful floral and geometrical designs. These designs are suppose to bring good luck and fertility. The name of the groom is often hidden in henna.
The Henna ceremony can be where the groom and bride exchange engagement rings.