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Christenings, Baptisms, Dedication Ceremonies?

Christening is a form of baptism that is practiced by many Christian denominations. In general, this rite is considered to either be a sacrament or ordinance that welcomes a newborn into the Christian community and formally bestows a Christian name on … Continue reading

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What is silk and what is shantung?

Christening gowns are made from a variety of materials.  Here’s a material glossary to understand all the different materials: Shantung is a heavy fabric that is often made with silk fibers, is often referred to as wild silk, has a slightly … Continue reading

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