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How to Organize for a Memorial Wedding Sand Ceremony The sand ceremony is an expression of joining together f two families or two individuals in a wedding. It is a simple yet incredible idea. Each of the partners sand pours a different colored sand into one clear vase in turns. It appears in the vase in different layers. The pouring of the sand can be done either by the couple alone or ask the children or relatives to join I the pouring using different colors. The color creates a peaceful feeling for the families involved. Some couple light a candle together as a sign of unity. The sand is long lasting, and you can see it for many days as opposed to the candle that burns and gets finished. Again when it comes to the outdoor wedding, sand is resistant to the wind unlike the candle which will be difficult to light in the wind. During the ceremony each couple is handed a vessel with a different color of sand, and after a few words from the presiding officer, they pour into one vase one at a time. One of the couple in most cases the groom starts by pouring the sand into the central vase. Then the bride also pours her sand into the same vase forming a different layer. The members of the family each pour the sand in one vessel in different time. In case the couple is the only one pouring the sand, they keep adding layers to the vase. That makes the sand form a mixture of colors at the top which represents the united family. Most couples like preserving the last step just for them. Others will like all the participants to pour at the same time in the final pouring. The sand ceremony can be performed at any time of the marriage. It can also be taken as a separate ritual at the reception. Most people prefer to have the ceremony conducted soon after they exchange their rings.Most would prefer to have the observance immediately after they exchange their rings. That ways it acts as the crown of the whole exercise. All the vases used in this ritual should have sand with a different color. The amount of sand that you need depends on the size of the vessel you are using. The and can be available in any shop that sells bridal accessories. Every participant is supposed to have their vase. The sand is supposed to be poured in one central and clear vase. If you are doing a church wedding you may need to place the sand somewhere near the altar. The ceremony can be carried out on the table where you have placed the vases. Most couples prefer to custom make their vases so that they have their names engraved on the vase. For religious weddings the priest can start by pouring white sand as a symbol for God.Overwhelmed by the Complexity of Weddings? This May Help

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