Wedding Ceremonies Using Sand.
The wedding unity sand is also referred to as the wedding sand ceremony and usually symbolizes unity of those involved. The wedding sand ceremonies are widely known and used during wedding rather than the traditional forms of marriages which used lighted candles. The tapered candles are lit during the candle ceremony where the bride and the groom lights the pillar of the unity candle symbolizing the commencement of their unity. Unity sand involves the reciting of their unity which is the same as the lighting of the candle. Sand usage differentiates the unity sand marriage from the traditional lit candle ceremony. Sand is very famous in the marriages as it is readily available and does not face the problems which may be encountered by lit candles. The lighted candle is more prone to distractors like the wind and rain therefore not reliable as it can be put out. Wind can disrupt the lit candle especially if the marriage ceremony is held in an open place. Memorable moments are enhanced by the sand pouring which is done by the engaging couples.
The unity set can become a decorative memorable centerpiece after the wedding. It marks this memorable wedding day for the engaging couples as it acts as the symbol of love and unity. There is a large glass vase which contains two small style tubes. At the start of the ceremony, the two style glass vases are filled by the bride’s and groom’s mothers. The same people sets down the main glass vase. Commonly, one the colored sands has a white color while the other two portray the color of the wedding d?cor. The mandate to fill the main glass vase with the white sand rests with the officiant of the ceremony. The white sand is poured to signify the start of a new relationship.
The groom starts the process of pouring the colored sand into the main glass. The bride follows the procedure of pouring the colored sand into the same main vase. The couples will pour this colored san at several intervals leading to the creation of sand layers. They will poured concurrently when they get closer to balance the layers. The remaining sand will symbolize the completion of the wedding ceremony. The blending of the two colored sands symbolizes the joining of the bride and the groom unity which should be preserved as it is a covenant between the two. The main glass vase is covered at the top using the stopper bought with the set. A customized verse is used by the officiant to grace the wedding ceremony.
Sandy beaches are the best places to hold these unity sand ceremonies. Unity and love during weddings are portrayed by sand.