Rose Ceremony romantic unity ceremony where the bride and groom exchange roses. Other variations to consider; bride and groom exchange roses, then present their mothers with the roses!
Wine Ceremony bride and groom each take a carafe of wine and pour it into a single glass, which they then both drink from.
Garland Ceremony or Lei Ceremony bride and groom exchange garlands of fresh flowers. This ceremony represents their new unity. Other variations to consider; bride and groom can exchange Hawaiian style leis. Families may exchange leis with the couple. Hawaiian leis represent love and respect for each-other and the new unity of family. Great for an outdoor beach wedding!
The Unity Candle one of the most common additions to wedding ceremonies. The bride and groom each are given a lit candle and simultaneously light a “unity candle.” They may leave them lit, symbolizing that they have not lost their individuality in their unity. Stores are now selling wedding unity candle sets.