Wedding Unity Candle Ceremony and Tradition
A wedding unity candle is a perfect way to signify the joining of your family and your groom’s family, or perhaps the blending of two families.
is a fairly new tradition to the
This moment in the ceremony generally includes the bride and groom lighting
two taper candles
that they take together to light a
pillar unity candle.
It was started in the Christian faith to symbolize the joining of two souls to
make one. Now, many interfaith ceremonies perform the ceremony as well.
Unity candle sets usually contain two taper candles and one pillar candle. The
pillar, which symbolizes unity, stands between the two tapers, which symbolize
the lives led prior to the marriage.
A relatively new tradition in
for you to have as a keepsake. They can be
with your first initial on your taper candle and the groom’s initial on his
taper candle. Then the large pillar candle will have your new last name
initial. Some monogrammed unity candles feature a verse with the
monogram, and some are even embellished with Swarovski crystals.
Some monogrammed unity candles feature a verse with the monogram, and some are even embellished with Swarovski crystals.
The candles are also offered in multiple colors to complement your wedding décor and theme. A beach inspired set with starfish and seashells or an autumn leaf set for a fall wedding with tones of orange and brown are just a couple of your options. Delicate glass floating unity candleholders can also be designed with your monogram or detailed saying special to you and your fiancé.
family unity candle sets
are made to include children into the ceremony, with the candles that include
the names of the bride and groom, as well as the names of the children that are
going to be joined together in the marriage. The Family Medallion
unity ceremony is one such example.
The Family Medallion unity ceremony is one such example.
A unity sand ceremony can be an alternative to the unity candles when needed. This is where a bride and groom have two separate vases, or any type of container you desire and two different colored sands. The couple pours their individual sand into a larger container, creating a beautiful mixed sand keepsake. Unity sand colors can be chosen to complement your wedding colors, or you and your groom’s favorite colors. A unity sand vases or containers/span> can be any size or shape and will depend on your taste. This lovely addition to the ceremony can then turn into a keepsake for the family home. Unity sand vases can be engraved with your names, monogram and wedding date, or decorated in brilliant colored lettering.
Whether you chose to have a Swarovski crystal unity candle, a printed personalized unity candle or a unity sand ceremony, Advantage Bridal can assist you with their extensive collection of wedding ceremony accessories.