It is difficult to say which of the ancient peoples was the first to invent a thin veil to cover the bride’s head, however, from Hellas and Assyria to Mesopotamia and Ancient Rome, the bride always wore a veil on her wedding day. As a symbol of the purity and innocence of a married girl.
Fata (translated from Sanskrit as "fabric") is a traditional wedding headpiece, which is most often made of muslin, lace and silk, has been accompanying wedding ceremonies since ancient times. Usually she not only covered her hair, but also completely hid her face. After the marriage, the veil was finally lifted: the bride's father did it, handing the daughter to the groom, or the groom himself. The ritual of "removing the veil" was a landmark: that is how a man demonstrated to others his legal and exclusive right to possess a woman.
Sometimes the veil was attributed to mystical properties. For example, they believed that it was able to protect against evil eye and evil spirits. And not so much the bride herself, but her new family. Today, the bride wears a veil as a sign of respect for tradition. And also because the veil, completing the chord of the wedding toilet, brings an additional intrigue to the image. Under it, it is easy to seem sweet and mysterious, luxurious and inaccessible, unique and unique ... Today, brides headdress is willingly decorated with pearls, Swarovski crystals, diamonds and semiprecious stones. The main thing here is not to overdo it: with a refined outfit, a modest veil always looks better, and with a dress of laconic cut - the veil is more complicated and richer!