The History of Wedding Tissues
One of the most
common questions we get are "what are the wedding invitation tissues for ?"
The wedding tissue overlay is purely symbolic in modern times.
In the not so
distant past, the ink used in the printing process would not completely dry
and after handling would smear making the wording hard or impossible to
To insure the
recipients would not only get the wedding invitation, but also know who it
was for, a delicate tissue or sometimes onion skin overlay was placed over
the printed area before inserting the invitation into the envelopes.
With modern printing
techniques, the smearing ink is not a problem.
traditional things, the
wedding tissues are symbolic.