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Events recognizing Celtic roots and also traditions have actually long been popular. From the stirring cry of the bag pipe to the gown of official tartan and kilt, wedding events based upon aspects of Celtic custom can offer enduring memories. Facets of these weddings could include part or every one of the following:

Anam Cara - Literally, the Hearts other Half, this tradition is an one-of-a-kind ceremony commemorating the development of a classic love forever more. This event of the aspects; to the Celts the four components Earth, Fire, Water and Air were the foundations on which a successful partnership were constructed.

Anam Cara

This practice was adjusted as Christianity moved into the Celtic lands and also continues to be a fantastic way to include friends and family in your event.

Handfasting

Handfasting - A ceremony dating back to antiquity, Handfasting is a custom of marriage before the accessibility of rings as well as precious metals. The couple would take an item of cloth or rope and before their friends and families, state their love and intention by stating a couple of words and binding themselves together symbolically with the rope. It is from this practice we still describe marriage as "tying the knot".

Oathing Stone -- What better location to put the pledges of a lifetime and eternity than in the heart of a stone? The oathing stone is held by the bride and groom while their promises are recited, then in some customs is thrown into a deep body of water to hold those assurances for evermore. Today that stone could be kept as a remembrance of this special day.

Oathing Stone

The Quaich - Initially crafted from timber the twin handled Quaich was a Scotsman's canteen, mess kit as well as drinking cup rolled right into one. King James of Scotland provided 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 gorgeous event communicates the true blessings of Kith and also Kin to the couple.

The Quaich

Pinning of the Tartan

Pinning of the Tartan - A bride is officially accepted right into the groom's family via this ceremony. Generally the oldest woman participant of the bridegroom's family provides a piece of the household 's Tartan to the bride-to-be symbolizing she is now interwoven into all the doings of the clan.

The presentation of the family sword - The martial roots of the Celtic individuals revolved around the defense of hearth and also residence. This event is the recognition of the male members of the bride's family members that they also currently have a brand-new relationship and also a new sibling in arms.

Family Arms

At Life's Moments wedding celebrations we can provide comprehensive guidance on Celtic/Scottish/Irish events, from building of the event to the final true blessing in Gaelic we can help you develop the day of your dreams ...


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