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Most popular! The Unity Sand Ceremony represents two individuals joining their lives together. Both spouses choose their own color of sand, and the vase is a beautiful forever keepsake.
The Family Unity Sand Ceremony is a perfect way to include children or family members.
Each person chooses their own color of sand to blend together into one vase
A Couple stands in a heart of flowers created in the sand where they exchange their ceremonial vows. A fabulous way to add that romantic touch, and just beautiful for wedding pictures
Unity Candle Ceremony represents two lives becoming one with support of their surrounding family and/or friends. Each starts with your own candle, representing all that you are individually. Then each will take their own candle to light the large center unity candle
A Celtic wedding ritual which involves the 'tying' of a couples hands/wrists together which symbolizes the coming together as one.
There are many variations of this ceremony,
all symbolizing the connection and devotion a couple has to each other
The "Jumping the Broom" is a ceremony in which the couple signify the beginning of their new life by symbolically "sweeping away" their former lives by jumping over a broom. At the conclusion of the ceremony the officiant or a guest places the broom in front of the couple where they jump over it before walking down the aisle, married
Each spouse writes a love letter expressing their feelings on the day of marriage, love for each other, and hopes for the future. Both will place the sealed, unread letters in a box with two glasses and a bottle of wine. The couple picks an anniversary or a time in need to open the box, read the letters, and enjoy their wine!
The rock ceremony is a fantastic way to include all of your guests. Though typically small polished rocks are used, you can substitute anything from seashells, glass, crystal, etc. Each guest will make a wish for the couple and place their token into a single keepsake vase or container. Optionally, some couples choose to put their guests names on their token as well.
The rose ceremony is a simple exchange of a rose as their first gift of marriage.
The rose, being the flower of love, symbolizes unconditional love, now and forever.
This ceremony is also great way to show gratitude to your mother and/or family member. A rose can be given to each spouse's mother or family during the ceremony
Stomping on or Breaking-the-Glass is one of the best-known features of a Jewish wedding. Traditionally the groom does the deed; however, today many couple's often share the honor of smashing the glass (or light bulb) wrapped in a napkin or cloth, or inside a velvet bag, as their guests claps and shout, “Mazel tov!”
Few Jewish symbols have a single explanation, and this one is has many
In a Jewish wedding, the ketubah signing may be performed before the actual wedding where two witnesses sign the marriage contract. It usually takes place in a private room attended by the officiant, the wedding couple, the witnesses, close family and possibly a few dear friends. It’s considered a honor to be included in the ketubah signing ceremony
A Spain tradition. The 13 coins carry multiple meanings and vary by culture. Generally, the symbolic gesture communicates the couple's trust in each other to share the responsibility of managing the household finances. The groom makes a pledge to provide for his family while the bride vows to honor the blessings God has put into their lives.