What are Some of the Things That You Need to Know About Wedding Sand Ceremonies?
For over many years’ people who wish to be married have been choosing candle as a symbol of unity in their marriage. But as things change people have been transforming from candle to sand as sign of unity. This has been easy to many couples as deciding on who to lit the candle was becoming difficult and unfair to the other partner. In this case they will have to choose the sand of their choice plus their family members in case there is need. There is no big difference in the way the ceremony is celebrated to other types of wedding as they just follow the normal protocols.
The wedding sand ceremony always begins with the officiant saying some words and then invites the bride and the groom to the podium. The officiant will the issue the bride and the groom with the main thing which is sand of different colors depending with the color that they will choose. Not only that, but they will also be provided with one big jar where they will pour their sands to form a mixture. Traditionally is the bride that comes before the groom, he will start by pouring his sand in the jar at the center. Followed by his wife to be who will do the same to form two attractive layers of colored sand. The sand will not be poured only ones but they will have to pour it one after the other until it will get finished forming beautiful layers of sand making it to look more cool.
The officiant will now take the opportunity to declare them husband and wife since by pouring the sand in one jar will show that they are now one. This will be followed by a series of activities as planned such as eating together as a family, holding a party where people will dance and drink to celebrate the newly wedded and then going for honeymoon in a place of their choice.
Another thing is that in other unity sand ceremonies, the family members are also given the opportunity to pour their sand after the bride and groom. This is optional as it is not important that they pour their sand as they are not wedded.
This is something that everybody can see that wedding sand tends to bring more strength in a marriage. For one this sand will last like forever unless someone decides to interfere with it in one way or the other. Nothing is more good like initiating your good memories as this is done by the unity sand as it acts as a reminder.