This is a lovely addition to any ceremony. It involves three candles. It is performed to symbolise the joining together of the two families, and the love that they have for the couple.
Hand fasting is an ancient Celtic ritual, especially common in Ireland, in which the hands, or more accurately, the couples’ wrists, were literally tied together.
During the ceremony the couple’s relationship is symbolized through the mixing together of two individual containers of sand; each representing all that you were, all that you are, and all that you will ever be.
The Rose Ceremony is simple yet a very moving and a lovely addition to any ceremony. The couple exchange two red roses symbolising the love that they have for each other and will share throughout their married life together.
The couple write a love letter to one another expressing all the qualities they love about their partner and the reason they fell in love.