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  • Nadia D. Photography, Atlanta, GA
    KISCubed Events, Atlanta, GA
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Shwetha & Jeff in Atlanta, GA
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Ceremony and Reception Site Ritz-Carlton Grand Ballroom, Atlanta, GA
Photography Nadia D. Photography, Atlanta, GA
Videography Simply Cinematic, Orlando, FL
Planner Nirjary Desai, KISCubed Events, Atlanta, GA
Officiants Dr. Bhagirath Majmudar (Hindu officiant); Rabbi Steve Lebow (Jewish officiant) 
Gown Oleg Cassini, David’s Bridal, Kennesaw,  ...
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Their colors were gold and burgundy for the Hindu ceremony, so each favor was packaged up and labeled to coordinate. Inside each box were delicious Indian sweets from Royal Sweets for the guests to indulge in.
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The creative and custom cake topper was a humorous likeness of Shwetha in a purple sari holding a toothbrush, Jeff in his tux and yamulke holding a calculator, and their little yorkie, Macgyver.
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Shwetha and Jeff placed garlands around each other’s neck to kickstart the Hindu ceremony. A large velvet banner that was held up in front of Jeff to block his view of Shewtha walking down the aisle, another Indian tradition.
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The couple's wedding mandap for the Hindu ceremony was held up by four pillars. The mandap represents the couple's first home together (very much the same as a huppah represents in Jewish tradition). This was a breathtaking display of gold, orange, and burgundy, all the warm
and inviting colors of India. The mandap was the perfect stage for the mo ...
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Can you believe that the Jewish huppah is actually the morning mandap, transformed? It’s amazing how similar Hindu and Jewish traditions can be. The core structure of the mandap remained the same, with only moving the outside pillars to the inside to form the circular roof. Throw in ivory, silver and purple linens, ornaments, and flowers, mood ligh ...
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Purple roses, orchids and the like dressed each pillar of the huppah, which also matched the flowers of Shwetha's wedding bouquet.
Instyle Weddings, Atlanta, GA
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The Jewish marriage contract, or Ketubah, was signed in an intimate ceremony with the close family, friends, and the couple's Rabbi before the wedding ceremony. The ketubah is written in both Hebrew and English, outlining the responsibilities between the groom and his bride, and then signed, including signatures of two non-relative witnesses of Jew ...
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Instyle Weddings, Atlanta, GA
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These silver Stuart Weitzman shoes have a lace overlay, and dotted over the lace are small Swarovski crystal stones. Jeff picked out the silver shoes for Shwetha to wear during the Jewish wedding ceremony.
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KISCubed Events, Atlanta, GA
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Shwetha & Jeff in Atlanta, GA

The Bride: Shwetha Gupta, 35, dentist
The Groom: Jeff Silver, 32, CPA
The Date: October 17
Shwetha and Jeff chose the Ritz-Carlton in downtown Atlanta for it's intimacy and boutique feel. The wedding honored their Indian and Jewish cultures.
- Simone Hill
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  • Nadia D. Photography, Atlanta, GA
  • KISCubed Events, Atlanta, GA
  • Instyle Weddings, Atlanta, GA

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