Just a comfortable distance away from the hustle and bustle of famed resort city Palma de Mallorca, idyllic Mallorcan farmhouses and villas decorate its outskirts.
And in the summer of 2019, this sets the romantic scene for where a Singaporean bride marries her Spanish groom in the latter's hometown.
Sharlene and Aitor tied the knot at what the Spanish call a finca, a kind of rustic country farmhouse where Spaniards commonly celebrate their weddings.
In the couple's minimalist style, their already-stunning wedding venue was decorated simply and naturally with greenery such as lush tall pampas grass that added instant texture. The outdoor wedding ceremony included weaved fans and elegant white umbrellas for guests.
Sharlene requested a hairpiece encrusted with rhinestones for her Mallorca wedding ceremony. She wanted to wear it with her soft white veil and for it to match her dreamy lace bridal gown.
And so I designed a bridal hair comb that would give her a sparkling glow and provide contrast with the natural beautiful dark locks of the bride. Wiring by hand clear glass rhinestones in various small shapes and sizes, I had in mind Sharlene's vision of understated elegance.
The result was a graceful bride who shone with her natural beauty. In perfect harmony with her contemporary less-is-more aesthetic, Sharlene epitomised the minimalist chic bride with subtle romantic details.
As the wedding ceremony was about to commence, it began to drizzle.
But spirits were high at this destination wedding, and nothing would dampen the mood. The rain miraculously stopped as soon as the bride and groom met eyes in front of ceremony guests.
After an emotional ceremony, as part of Sharlene and Aitor's east-meets-west union, the couple held a traditional Chinese wedding tea ceremony indoors to honour the bride's heritage.
While the bride and groom prepared for the evening's soiree, guests were treated to an afternoon of delightful Spanish bites and drinks.
Then, as the sun went down, the hanging bulbs across the finca's rooftops lit up.
As is tradition at European weddings, guests waved their napkins as the wedding couple entered the reception venue. The energetic crowd cheered heartily swinging and twirling the white napkins, as Sharlene and Aitor made their way around the guest tables to song and dance, marking the start of a very fun evening in full-on Spanish liveliness.
For the evening reception, Sharlene wore an incredible white, pleated halter neck dress with a statement bow. Statement bridal earrings were what she had in mind to go with this second bridal gown. Specifically, the bride wanted to incorporate florals into her ensemble.
I designed a set of mother of pearl flower earrings for her. Multiple mother of pearl hand-carved flower pieces were carefully wired with freshwater pearls, on rhinestone earring studs for some sparkle.
This pair of custom earrings were particularly delicate due to the mother of pearl pieces, and so we handled it with absolute care. It was my first time working with mother of pearl pieces as well, and I was so happy she loved them. They looked so stunning on the bride, standout statement bridal earrings.
A beautiful Spanish wedding filled with tears of joy, reuniting hugs, and plenty of fun and laughter from guests all over the world, this Singapore-Mallorca finca wedding was one magnificent event.
Congratulations to the happy couple, and thank you to Sharlene for letting me create these custom bridal accessories for her magical wedding day!Love,
Founder & artist at Annadria
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Wedding Photography by Marcijus Weddings