03/16/2013 02:20 am ET Updated May 15, 2013

Lucky Charms for Your Wedding Day (PHOTOS)

Did you know that contrary to your current hopes for a bright, sunny wedding day, rain is actually a positive? Have you ever wondered why the practice of hiding your dress from your groom began?

In honor of St. Patrick's Day and the luck of the Irish, we're diving head-first into these folklore legends and more describing how to bring an extra dash of luck to your wedding day and marriage. Although we know that marriage is work (some couples say it's the best work!), we have to admit that we were curious, too. Take a moment to browse through the gallery of our top five lucky wedding charms. Then sound off in the comments and let us know if you think they do, in fact, bring good fortune.

Lucky Wedding Charms

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