Unity of Sands
This is a beautiful and meaningful unifying ceremony that symbolized the joining together of the Bride and Groom, or the blending together of their families.
Vow Oath Stone
Vow Oath Stone Embrace this old European tradition. The Bride & Groom place their hands upon a special & decorated stone while saying their wedding vows. Taken from the ancient Celtic custom of setting an oath in stone
Guests Blessing Stones
Each of your guests can select a small smooth river stone to offer a blessing or wish over & then place in a container for the couple you’re your blessings & to display as a keepsake.
Love Letters and Wine Ceremony
A Love Letter Wine Box exchange is a romantic ceremony that will enhance your wedding and serve as a lasting reminder of the commitments made to one another. Heart felt letters, encapsulating your thoughts and feelings are locked away to be revealed several years into your marriage. A distinctive way to celebrate your love for one another.
Lighting the Unity Candle symbolized the joining together or blending of separate lives. It is the coming together of two families and the merging to two individuals into one married couple, a love that burns jointly.
Sea Shell Blessing
Each member of the wedding party is given a sea shell to hold representing their unique individuality and their presence at the wedding. During the ceremony, the Officiant will ask each person to make a special silent blessing or wish over the shell after which the shells are collected into a decorative container symbolically joining family and friends, through the couple, into one.
Hand fasting Cord Binding
Most ancient cultures had some sort of "binding" ceremony for weddings. Cord Binding was traditionally a very simple ceremony – the bride and groom faced each other and joined right hand to right hand and left hand to left hand and Knots were tied over and around the hands of the couple, thus ensuring them health, happiness and fertility. The expression "Tie the Knot" came from this early Celtic marriage ritual.
Another old ceremony usually done at the end of the wedding ceremony. The jumping of the broom is symbolic of the leap of faith a couple takes entering marriage and also can be used to symbolize leaving the past behind and jumping into the future. In modern times it is seen as a symbol that both Husband and Wife will share the domestic chores. This ceremony can also include blended families. The Bride & Groom jump the broom first followed by the children.