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Handfasting is an ancient marriage ritual that is becoming increasingly popular.
It may be where the phrase ‘tying the knot’ originates from.
The ceremony involves the couple's hands being placed together and bound with ribbon or cord. This symbolises their joining through marriage.
A sand ceremony expresses the coming together of two people.
As the grains of sand are poured into the unity vase, it symbolises that just as these grains of sand can now never be separated and poured again in the same way nor can the love and commitment of the couple.
First Kiss ~ Last Kiss
This is a lovely way to include Mothers of the Bride and Groom.
As the people who gave you your first kiss in life, they are invited to come forward and give you your last kiss before handing you over with their blessing to your new Bride or Groom.
The Unity Candle is a beautiful and timeless symbol of two people joining together in marriage.
During the wedding ceremony, the bride and groom each take a lit candle and together light a larger, shared candle.
The two flames become one, symbolising the union of two becoming one.
The Unity Candle is a meaningful way to honor the joining of two lives and the love and commitment of the newlyweds.
Unity Cup is a special and meaningful wedding tradition that symbolises the union of two families.
During the wedding ceremony, the couple share a cup of wine, or another drink of their choice to signify the start of a new life together.
The first drink from the Unity Cup is a special moment that symbolises the joining of two families in love and unity.
Jump the Broom
Jump the broom is an ancient wedding tradition, that symbolises the couple's commitment to their new life together.
At the end of the wedding ceremony, the couple will hold hands and jump over a broom, which is placed in the center of the aisle.
This symbolises the couple sweeping away their old lives and starting anew, representing the couple's joy and love as they take their first steps into their new life together.