Photo Stories: Early marriages in Georgia.: Deprived of Adolescence

GEORGIA. 2014. GEORGIA. Georgian-Azeri Bride 17y. and groom 22y. Wedding day.  Sheep is sacrificed and cut under the feet of the bride by the relatives of the groom. The ritual follows by the mother of the groom marking with sheep’s blood the forehead of the bride and the groom as a blessing.
Deprived of Adolescence

GEORGIA. 2014. GEORGIA. Georgian-Azeri Bride 17y. and groom 22y. Wedding day. Sheep is sacrificed and cut under the feet of the bride by the relatives of the groom. The ritual follows by the mother of the groom marking with sheep’s blood the forehead of the bride and the groom as a blessing.