The Irish Wedding Cup and Ringing in the Marriage

The Irish Wedding Cup and Ringing in the Marriage

This is a variation on the ritual I wrote about before – Sharing the Chalice – but you could have the Irish Wedding cup and ring in the marriage after the signing is done ( to close the ceremony) as it involves all the guests in celebration. So you are really...
The Sand Ceremony

The Sand Ceremony

The sand ceremony is a symbolic, interactive element of a wedding ceremony. There are many variations but basically the bride and groom each takes a small container of coloured sand and taking turns tips it into one larger container. The idea is that the two separate...
Draping the Silken Ribbon

Draping the Silken Ribbon

This is a ritual that a couple has just asked me to include in their ceremony. I think it is German in origin and could be included as a blessing toward the end or as a precursor to the commitment in the exchange of vows. So after the Asking and before the Vows. It is...