Chinese Weddings: Popular Jewelry Styles

Chinese Gold wedding jewelry that brides wear on their wedding day is deep rooted in their culture that represents their past tradition and her husband to be look forward to as they are going to start their new life.

The jewelry is given to the bride’s family with cash gifts. This jewelry represents the Groom’s ability to provide for the bride and their future-family. It symbolizes the welcoming of bride into family. The best kind of gold usually 24 Karat are worn by the bride.

Kinds of jewelry styles still remain popular because of their meaning & significance:

Dragons & Phoenix:

Dragon is male and Phoenix is female symbol. It symbolizes everlasting & marital bliss presented by Cantonese & Hakka families during tea ceremony, bride receive multiple pairs of thick gold bangles. Outfit has shortened sleeves to show them off.

Four pieces of gold:

A custom wedding jewelry gift contains Bracelet, Necklace, Rings & Earrings. Groom’s parents give this four pieces of gold to the bride. It’s Chiu Chow & Hokkien families’ custom.

Floral Designs:

Jewelry made of Lily and Lotus are given to bride on wedding day that represents children and happy marriage.

Mandarin Ducks:                                                                                                     

Favorite wedding gift that promote love & marriage as well as faithfulness between couples.

Golden Pig:

It symbolizes prosperity and good fortune.

9 Treasure wedding box:

Nine items are placed in a red box each representing a specific well-wishing for marriage.


  • Mirror
  • Happiness Basket
  • Scissors
  • Abacus
  • Embroidered shoes
  • Comb
  • Ruler
  • Peanuts

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