By orientalove
1 years ago

Buklija (čutura)

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First thing that you will notice at Serbian-Orthodox weddings is the Buklia.

It is a round, decorated, wooden bottle, filled with homemade brandy (rakija). It has a strap and can be carried around like a purse.
This is the only purse-like object that men will not resist to have.

In modern day, cousins and uncles welcome the guests with the buklia, while in the past it was used as a formal invitation to weddings. It used to be that a family member would visit the invitees home with the buklia in order to give a personal invitation. At each wedding, there is always that one uncle, that if you happen to make eye contact with him, he will not let you go until you take a sip out of his fancy bottle.
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Violeta Interesting article dear
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orientalove @Violeta thanks😊😊
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maca1 Very interesting artikle
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Miki Svadba, svadba🍾🍾🍾
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DAIANAGABAR Beautiful article
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kavinitu Very interesting article dear😊
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Explorer2017 Interesting article
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Nevena83 sto bi nasi rekli Cuturaa😃
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carmen3521 Interesting one!
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orientalove @Nevena83 tako jee 😁😁
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Tomi Very good article
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