This couple got more than they bargained for when they tied the knot in the US. Their sand ceremony well and truly turned into an event never to be forgotten. Watch the video for the ultimate of Sand Ceremonies.
Symbolism of the Sand CeremonyIn a sand ceremony the Groom and Bride both let sand flow in a common container. The sand can be normal fine beach sand or more common today is coloured sand. The sand represents the life stream of one person
that from now on forms a unified stream by mixing the flowing sand with the partner's life stream. Often this ceremony is used as replacement for the lighting of the unified candle a tradition often seen in Christian church ceremonies.