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Reindeer Tongue and 14 Other Gifts of Love from Around the World


Andrew McCaul/BRIDES

BRIDES magazine sought out these 15 traditional tokens of love from boy to girl in countries from Morocco to Lapland.

1. China: cha li tea

2. England: gloves

3. Mexico: mariachi serenade

4. Ireland: Claddagh-ring

5. France: shoes

6. Japan: origami love knot

7. Wales: carved love spoon

8. Norway: knife

9. Guatemala: bundle of Spanish coins

10. Lapland: reindeer tongue

11. Zambia: beads

12. The Netherlands: wreath of greenery

13. Morocco: cloth and perfume

14. Georgia: gold watch

15. Belgium: lily-of-the-valley bouquet

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