Minted King George VI silver sixpence gift for a bride and the traditional 18th century sixpence bridal poem "Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue and a Silver Sixpence in her Shoe". Presented in a handmade gift box with a blue satin ribbon.
This item includes a 16 inch solid bronze tiny key necklace which symbolizes love and destiny.
Meaning: The sixpence coin is placed in the bride's left shoe on her wedding day. The tradition dates back to Victorian times, and is said to guarantee the couple health, fertility, happiness, wealth and wedded bliss.
The sixpence will be minted between 1947 and 1951.
The bridal poem can be personalized with the bride and groom's names and wedding date if required.
Key Necklace: 16 inch (40cm) with 3cm chain extension. Dimensions: 2.9cm x 1.0cm. If you would prefer a longer or shorter chain message us at time of order.