Don’t you just love being Nigerian? and if you are one of our numerous visitors from other country then get ready because we are taking you through one of the foremost tribe in the Nigeria.
Found in the south eastern part of the country in the state known today as Cross-river; the Calabar people are a tribe made up of numerous other tribes like the Efik and Ibibio people. The Calabar people are one of the foremost and recognized tribe in Nigeria.
We are however not here for a history lesson, rather we are here to show you a significant part of their culture and that’s the traditional wedding style.
The Calabar people are abut the tribe with the most colourful wedding and bridal looks, from the hair to the shoe’s on one’s fit the colors are ever present.
The Calabar people do not play when it comes to their weddings, first the brides goes to a “fattening room” where they are expected to learn the ways of being a wife; according to the Calabar people a wife must know how to care for herself, her appearance has to be perfect at all times, her skin has to be fresh… then she learns how to care for her home.
After learning these things and adding a bit of weight (which is a good thing in this culture) you are ready to get married and this brings you to choosing the right looks for your wedding;
Rather than go on to describe the Calabar bridal ornaments and style, we believe its best to look at them yourself below:
These Calabar bridal ornaments and style are really intriguing, i believe it is a masterful mixture… What are your thoughts on this culture? Tell us in the comment section below.[mashshare text="This is my custom share text"]
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