A Guide to Wedding Unity Sand.
Wedding unity sand ceremony is a form of marriage ceremony which is used to create unity among new couples by use of sand. 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. Availability and reliability of sand makes it popular to be used in the unity sand ceremony as it does not face the challenges that are faced by the lit candle during the marriage ceremony. 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. The sand is poured by the bride and groom to symbolized their unity and love.
The unity sand set carries the memorable parts of the marriage after the completion of the wedding. It marks this memorable wedding day for the engaging couples as it acts as the symbol of love and unity. During the ceremony, a large glass vase is present which comprise two style tubes. The mothers of the couples have the responsibility of filling the two small glass vases with sand. They then set down the large glass vase. Two of the colored sand are the d?cor of the wedding with the remaining one being white to represent the unity and peace of the ceremony. The large vase is poured with the white sand by the officiant. This occurs at the beginning of the wedding ceremony and symbolizes the importance of the grooms and brides faith in their relationship.
The groom is then required to start pouring a small portion of the colored sand inside the large glass vase. Immediately after the groom is through with the pouring, the bride will follow the procedure and will pour small portions of the colored sand into the large glass vase. The two will pour the sand small by small. They will then pour simultaneously when they get closer to the end of their sand in order 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. On completion of the sand pouring, the couple will cover the top of the glass vane with the stopper of the unity sand set. A customized verse is used by the officiant to grace the wedding ceremony.
Holding the wedding at sandy beaches is very efficient to enable the other people to grace the occasion by blowing sand. The sand has several attributes hence it is perfect symbol of love and unity for marriage ceremonies.