(Closed) Ceremony and Unity

posted 8 years ago in Ceremony
Post # 3
333 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2010

We did a ‘tree’ unity ceremony with dirt from our parents homes and we will now plant the tree at our home. 

Post # 4
502 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2010

The tree one is lovely. Our site/circumstance didn’t let us. But Spanish culture usually does a lazo/bow type thing they tie around the two of you. Maybe you can look into it. 

Post # 5
4485 posts
Honey bee

The entire wedding ceremony itself is about unity. That is before any mini-ceremonies such as candles, sand, etc.

One option is a handfasting, and if the couple is religious, it is still done but not called a handfasting. I’m not familiar with any others.

Post # 6
37 posts
  • Wedding: February 2011

I love the tree/soil idea too!

I’ve been looking for something unique as well. I think it just adds a nice touch to an already amazing day and ceremony. In lieu of the standard sand, rose, or candle lighting ones, I recently had a brainstorm to do some kind of handprint thing….. along the lines of a clay or plaster imprint we could do up there, let it set, and engrave it with our names and wedding date…. I’m wondering if JoAnn’s or Michaels might have a kit or something for adults (I know they do for kids) that would be easy…. or maybe there is something out there online. Anyone know?  Opinions or other ideas?  Just want to do something cool!

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