Jump to content

Photo

Sand Ceremony


  • Please log in to reply
137 replies to this topic

#11 katelynn

katelynn
  • Jr. Member
  • 414 posts

Posted 06 May 2010 - 08:04 PM

Just wondering where people got their vases or what they are going to use to put it in?

Also - are you having readings to go with it etc...
Today I marry my bestfriend, the one I laugh with, the one I love.

#12 Thomasjsgirl

Thomasjsgirl
  • Sr. Member
  • 1,098 posts

Posted 06 May 2010 - 08:10 PM

I didn't buy special "sand ceremony" vases and just picked some up from Michaels. This was our ceremony wording:

"Lucy and Tom, today you join your separate lives together and those of your children. The two separate bottles of sand symbolize your separate lives, separate families and separate sets of friends. They represent all that you are and all that you'll ever be as an individual. They also represent your lives before today. As these containers of sand are poured into the third container, the individual containers of sand will no longer exist, but will be joined together as one. Just as these grains of sand can never be separated and poured again into the individual containers, so will your marriage be."

Here's a pic:

Click the image to open in full size.
Lucy & Tom - Married 24.11.08
Wedding Review - Dreams PC:
http://bestdestinati....24-08-a-35102/
Leftover Wedding Items FS:
http://bestdestinati....g-stuff-56124/

#13 hat0112

hat0112
  • Sr. Member
  • 1,219 posts

Posted 07 May 2010 - 02:12 PM

Here is the sand ceremony script my officant sent me.

I believe some where on this site is a link to a picture frame that you can fill the edges with sand for the ceremony. I might use that.

I'll post it if I find it.


Edit:

Found it!
http://bestdestinati....ch-sand-57862/

 

 

Attached Files


Wedding 10/22/10 Westin Aruba

I love being a Mrs.!

#14 nbulldog19

nbulldog19
  • Newbie
  • 103 posts

Posted 08 May 2010 - 11:46 PM

I got my vase from Home goods-loved it, very unique, and it was only $12.99. Then got it engraved at Things remembered for $20. The sand is from Michaels.
Click the image to open in full size.

#15 jackie_c

jackie_c
  • Jr. Member
  • 431 posts

Posted 09 May 2010 - 12:16 AM

Quote:
Originally Posted by nbulldog19 View Post
I got my vase from Home goods-loved it, very unique, and it was only $12.99. Then got it engraved at Things remembered for $20. The sand is from Michaels.
Click the image to open in full size.
Ooo I love this shape, I might have to go with that for my wedding!

I was going to do more traditional vases with larger bottom that narrows toward the top and just dress it up with a ribbon in your wedding colours.

How did you deal the top afterwards? A special glue? And did you bring it on the plane for the ride home? I'd love to check mine, but the sand will probably get all messed up.

#16 nbulldog19

nbulldog19
  • Newbie
  • 103 posts

Posted 09 May 2010 - 09:30 AM

it came with a stopper which was key, I will take a picture and post later. I had to carry it on the plane because I didnt want all the sand to pour out.

#17 bahiabride2010

bahiabride2010
  • Member
  • 997 posts

Posted 09 May 2010 - 06:43 PM

Here are the readings that I've collected and a picture of the frame...I just glued it today and it came out great! I ordered it online through this website...I know the umbra frame is hard to find. Looks like they just have the metal one now...still very nice!

Urbane Online Store-StoreFront Product Detail Page

Click the image to open in full size.
Click the image to open in full size.

Sand Ceremony #1

"Before the two of you met, your lives were on separate roads ... each going in different directions and seemingly leading to different destinations. But somewhere along the way (through some twist of fate) you did meet, and you fell in love. Today, you find yourselves standing here together at the threshold of a new path, and have promised to forever join your once separate journeys into one.

Before each of you there is a container of sand. Each container represents the separate journeys you once were on. They also represent your own sets of friends and families, that until today were apart from each other. I now ask that you blend these individual containers of sand together.

As the sand has blended together, your lives too are joined. Your once solitary journeys have become one of companionship, as you now set forth on a single path together into your future. Your friends and family are as one as well. You will now share those who are a part of your lives as you walk hand-in-hand

Sand Ceremony #2

As you stand beside the ocean, may your love always be as constant as the tide; waves flowing endlessly from the depths of the sea. Just as water is the eternal force of life, so is love. Love is the force that allows us to face fear and uncertainty with courage.
You have just sealed your relationship by giving and receiving of rings. But although you will be sharing one life, never forget that you are two separate people. Cherish and affirm your differences. Love each other. Keep your commitment primary. Together you will laugh and cry, be sick and well, be happy and angry, share and grow. Grow sometimes together, sometimes separately.
To symbolize this union and the importance of the individuals within the marriage, two separate colours of sand will be combined. Each one holds its own unique beauty, strength, and character. They can stand on their own and be whole, without need of anything else. However when these two are blended together they create and entirely new and extraordinarily more intricate entity.
Each grain of sand brings to the mixture a lasting beauty that forever enriches the combination. Please pour the sand into this common container to symbolize the union of your two lives.
(Begin pouring sand)
Sarah and Michael, just as these grains of sand can never be separated and poured again into the individual container, so will your marriage be a molding of two individual personalities, bonded together forming one heart, one life, and one family.

Sand Ceremony #3

Now we shall celebrate this union as it is symbolized through the pouring of two individual containers of sand. One represents (Bride/Groom) and all that you were, all that you are, and all that you will ever be. The other represents (Groom/Bride) and all that you were and all that you are, and all that you will ever be. As the two vials of sand are poured into the third keepsake vase, the individual containers of sand ceased exist as they are now joined together as one. Just as these grains of sand can never be separated and poured again into the individual vases, so will the love and bond between the two of you render you inseparable.

Sand Ceremony #4

Before you met, your lives were on different paths with different destinations. Love has brought you together and joined these separate paths into one.
The sand in these jars symbolize your separate lives, separate families, separate sets of friends, and the different life journeys you once traveled. I ask that each of you take one of the jars and that you fill the center jar together.

~The couple steps forward and takes their individual jars and fills the center jar.~

With the mixing of these grains of sand you have now symbolically joined your once separate lives. As your two lives have been inseparably combined, so now are your friends and family joined, through you into one. And your once solitary life’s paths are also now one. All that was once separate is now shared and in this sharing you both will find great comfort.

#18 swankster77

swankster77
  • Jr. Member
  • 233 posts

Posted 09 May 2010 - 10:05 PM

Wow these readings are all really good! I thought I had mine picked out but you make me rethink! I am also using a sand ceremony frame.. found it on etsy.com:

Unity Sand Ceremony Frame by SayAnythingDesign on Etsy[]=tags&includes[]=title

#19 Mere

Mere
  • Member
  • 729 posts

Posted 10 May 2010 - 06:52 AM

You can check out my Planning Site for the sand decanters I purchased and for our ceremony script. I like the decanters I purchased because they are smaller and have corks-whew.

#20 msglave

msglave
  • Member
  • 931 posts

Posted 10 May 2010 - 08:02 AM

Thanks for this wording. I think I'm going to choose one and change it around a little bit to make it uniquely mine.

Quote:
Originally Posted by bahiabride2010 View Post
Here are the readings that I've collected and a picture of the frame...I just glued it today and it came out great! I ordered it online through this website...I know the umbra frame is hard to find. Looks like they just have the metal one now...still very nice!

Urbane Online Store-StoreFront Product Detail Page

Click the image to open in full size.
Click the image to open in full size.

Sand Ceremony #1

"Before the two of you met, your lives were on separate roads ... each going in different directions and seemingly leading to different destinations. But somewhere along the way (through some twist of fate) you did meet, and you fell in love. Today, you find yourselves standing here together at the threshold of a new path, and have promised to forever join your once separate journeys into one.

Before each of you there is a container of sand. Each container represents the separate journeys you once were on. They also represent your own sets of friends and families, that until today were apart from each other. I now ask that you blend these individual containers of sand together.

As the sand has blended together, your lives too are joined. Your once solitary journeys have become one of companionship, as you now set forth on a single path together into your future. Your friends and family are as one as well. You will now share those who are a part of your lives as you walk hand-in-hand

Sand Ceremony #2

As you stand beside the ocean, may your love always be as constant as the tide; waves flowing endlessly from the depths of the sea. Just as water is the eternal force of life, so is love. Love is the force that allows us to face fear and uncertainty with courage.
You have just sealed your relationship by giving and receiving of rings. But although you will be sharing one life, never forget that you are two separate people. Cherish and affirm your differences. Love each other. Keep your commitment primary. Together you will laugh and cry, be sick and well, be happy and angry, share and grow. Grow sometimes together, sometimes separately.
To symbolize this union and the importance of the individuals within the marriage, two separate colours of sand will be combined. Each one holds its own unique beauty, strength, and character. They can stand on their own and be whole, without need of anything else. However when these two are blended together they create and entirely new and extraordinarily more intricate entity.
Each grain of sand brings to the mixture a lasting beauty that forever enriches the combination. Please pour the sand into this common container to symbolize the union of your two lives.
(Begin pouring sand)
Sarah and Michael, just as these grains of sand can never be separated and poured again into the individual container, so will your marriage be a molding of two individual personalities, bonded together forming one heart, one life, and one family.

Sand Ceremony #3

Now we shall celebrate this union as it is symbolized through the pouring of two individual containers of sand. One represents (Bride/Groom) and all that you were, all that you are, and all that you will ever be. The other represents (Groom/Bride) and all that you were and all that you are, and all that you will ever be. As the two vials of sand are poured into the third keepsake vase, the individual containers of sand ceased exist as they are now joined together as one. Just as these grains of sand can never be separated and poured again into the individual vases, so will the love and bond between the two of you render you inseparable.

Sand Ceremony #4

Before you met, your lives were on different paths with different destinations. Love has brought you together and joined these separate paths into one.
The sand in these jars symbolize your separate lives, separate families, separate sets of friends, and the different life journeys you once traveled. I ask that each of you take one of the jars and that you fill the center jar together.

~The couple steps forward and takes their individual jars and fills the center jar.~

With the mixing of these grains of sand you have now symbolically joined your once separate lives. As your two lives have been inseparably combined, so now are your friends and family joined, through you into one. And your once solitary life’s paths are also now one. All that was once separate is now shared and in this sharing you both will find great comfort.

The Royal Playa del Carmen 12.11.10 / 46 people + bride & groom attended!!!!!
Our keycard holders w/ template & pics
www.jadicaandraveyn.com




1 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 1 guests, 0 anonymous users







Facebook Pinterest Google+ Twitter