Scottish – Irish – Celtic

Request More Information


Events honoring Celtic roots as well as customs have long been popular. From the stirring cry of the bag pipe to the dress of formal tartan and kilt, wedding events based upon facets of Celtic practice can supply lasting memories. Aspects of these wedding events could consist of part or every one of the following:

Anam Cara - Actually, the Hearts Partner, this custom is a unique event commemorating the production of an ageless love forever more. This event of the aspects; to the Celts the four elements Earth, Fire, Water and Air were the foundations on which an effective connection were developed.

Anam Cara

This custom was adapted as Christianity relocated into the Celtic lands and remains to be a remarkable means to include family and friends in your ceremony.


Handfasting - An event going back to antiquity, Handfasting is a tradition of marriage prior to the accessibility of rings as well as precious metals. The couple would take an item of fabric or rope and before their friends and families, proclaim their love and intent by reciting a few words and also binding themselves with each other symbolically with the cordage. It is from this custom we still describe marriage as "tying the knot".

Oathing Stone -- Just what better location to place the pledges of a life time and also eternity than in the heart of a stone? The oathing stone is held by the couple while their pledges are recited, then in some traditions is tossed into a deep body of water to hold those promises for evermore. Today that stone might be maintained as a remembrance of this big day.

Oathing Stone

The Quaich - Originally crafted from timber the twin handled Quaich was a Scotsman's canteen, mess kit and also drinking vessel rolled right into one. King James of Scotland gave his betrothed Anne of Denmark a Quaich as a sign of his love for her throughout the wedding, from that point on the Quaich has actually been called the "loving cup". This stunning event shares the true blessings of Kith and also Kin to the couple.

The Quaich

Pinning of the Tartan

Pinning of the Tartan - A bride-to-be is formally settled for right into the groom's family with this ceremony. Normally the oldest woman member of the bridegroom's family provides a piece of the family member 's Tartan to the new bride representing she is currently linked right into all the doings of the clan.

The presentation of the family sword - The martial roots of the Celtic individuals focused on the protection of fireplace and also house. This event is the acknowledgement of the male members of the bride's family that they also now have a brand-new partnership and a brand-new brother in arms.

Family Arms

At Life's Minutes wedding celebrations we can supply thorough assistance on Celtic/Scottish/Irish ceremonies, from construction of the ceremony to the final blessing in Gaelic we can help you develop the day of your dreams ...

Request More Information


Travel Costs

We Love to Travel! (however our accountant says we have to cover little things like gas, tires and maintenance), so to keep them from chewing our ears off our travel rates are as follows;

Albuquerque/Rio Rancho Metro Area (includes Corrales, Bernalillo, Isleta, Tijeras)

No Charge.

Fee per trip mileage is one way

30 – 60 miles

(Santa Fe, Belen, East mountains)


60—100 miles

(Socorro,Los Alamos, Grants, Mountainair)


101-175 Miles

(Gallup,Farmington,T or C, Taos, Las Vegas)


Over 175 miles

Please call for details

Call 505-328-7397

Rev. Bruce Byers