Symbolism In Ceremonies

Candles In CeremoniesCandle Lighting Ceremonies

Lighting candles represents the joining together of the two families.This can also be particularly meaningful where step children are being involved in the ceremony.

Handfasting CeremoniesHand Fasting Ceremony

Believed to be from an old celtic tradition based on ‘tying the knot’. Different coloured ribbons (or chords) have different meanings, for example: White for purity, Green for health, Red for passion.

Sand In CeremoniesSand Ceremonies

A single container of sand symbolises the individuality of the couple. As they each pour the sand into a larger container, it represents their union as husband and wife.