Pies and diamonds were selected to signify ones enduring love, chosen for its durability, the diamond was chosen for the engagement ring. And a pie for Love.
This was given by Medieval Italians because of their belief that the diamond was created from the flames of love. The diamond’s fire is also associated with “love’s clear flame.”
The Venetians were the first to discover that the diamond is one of the hardest, most enduring substances in nature, and the fine cutting and polishing releases the brilliance. Rarity and cost limited their rapid proliferation throughout Europe but their intrinsic appeal guaranteed them a future. By the seventeenth century, the diamond ring had become the most popular sought after statement of European engagement.
For their wedding receptions, gatherings and engagement parties. According to the Pie Council. Here are some fun pie facts.
- 36 Million people say Apple pie is their favorite.
- 90% say pie represents a simple pleasure in life
- 27% people say sharing a chocolate pie is romantic
Pies are favorite props for humor, particularly when aimed at the pompous. Throwing a pie in a person’s face has been a staple of film comedy since the early days of the medium, and real-life pranksters have taken to targeting politicians and celebrities with their pies, an act called “pieing.”
As easy as pie” is an American expression. In the 1890’s, “pie” was a common slang expression meaning anything easy, a cinch; the expression “easy as pie” stemmed quite readily from that.
Wedding Traditions & Pies
When it comes to Diamonds being a girls best friend, giving a diamond began as a tradition. If you want a lasting wedding, you’ll pick pies and diamonds.
Here’s some facts about diamonds
- The ancient Romans and Greeks believed that diamonds were tears cried by the gods or splinters from falling stars, and Romans believed that Cupid’s arrows were tipped with diamonds (perhaps the earliest association between diamonds and romantic love)
- During the Middle Ages diamonds were thought to have healing properties able to cure ailments ranging from fatigue to mental illness
- The first known use of a diamond engagement ring took place in 1477, when Archduke Maxmillian of Austria gave Mary of Burgundy a gold ring featuring an M spelled out in diamonds. read more about diamonds
Tasting parties are great to try before you buy for your wedding or if you just want to get the girls together for a social evening . Our tasting parties are $50 for 2 people, upon registering for a tasting party, we require 50% deposit. If you decide to order for your Wedding with a minimum of $250.00, we’ll take the $25 off your order.