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#1 Gail

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    Posted 25 April 2009 - 12:10 AM

    I want to incorp some local traditions into ceremony/reception.

    Has anyone done a lasso ceremony? Was going to add it along with sand ceremony.
    I also like the ceremony of the hands though.

    would doing all be to to much
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    #2 H&F

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      Posted 25 April 2009 - 05:17 PM

      I was interested in the lasso ceremony too. I'll be curious to hear what past brides have done or future ones are planning on doing!

      #3 liz1717

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        Posted 12 May 2009 - 08:47 PM

        What is the lasso ceremony?

        #4 HotTamale

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          Posted 12 May 2009 - 08:48 PM

          I'm incorporating many Mayan and a few Mexican traditions. I have never heard of the lasso ceremony - Can you explain?

          #5 dear tulip

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            Posted 12 May 2009 - 09:02 PM

            I'll have a "lasso ceremony" as it's part of the Mexican catholic ceremony. FI is Mexican. Basically after exchanging rings and receiving arrhaes (some tiny gold chips that symbolize money / property - that your hubby will take care of you financially while you need to manage the household finance well) from the groom, the bestman of lasso will put a long chain (with beads and a cross) over both of you, symbolizing unity of the 2 souls.

            #6 liz1717

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              Posted 13 May 2009 - 04:16 PM

              thanks for the explanation! that sounds very nice!

              #7 arobarpics

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                Posted 02 April 2011 - 11:58 AM

                I'm thinking that I want to incorporate the lasso ceremony into our wedding as well. Do any other brides have any ideas on different traditions that they are including?



                #8 nairay

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                  Posted 11 April 2011 - 12:56 PM

                  I'm Filipino, and it's custom at weddings to do the veil, cord/lasso, and coin ceremonies during the service, similar to the Spanish/Mexican cultures.  When searching on ceremony scripts, I loved the idea of the hand blessing, so we're doing that too.  I figured it would be too windy to do a unity candle and did not want to do the sand ceremony because it might get messed up in transport on the way back.  I gave a preliminary copy of our script to the minister that will be presiding over our service, and he said it should not add too much extra time.



                  #9 Barkles

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                    Posted 16 April 2011 - 07:17 PM

                    The lasso is actually a large double rosary and the arras are gold coins. 

                     






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