The unity candle ceremony. Here the groom's mother lights the candle on the right when she is escorted down the aisle, then the bride's mother the left. The couple then lights the center during the ceremony. This can be accomplished many ways.
Recently, a client introduced us to this new modern twist to the sand ceremony. A frame is used as a permanent memento of the unity.
The Rose Unity Ceremony is typically done at the end of the ceremony, with the bride and groom presenting each other with a rose, any color of their choosing. Each rose color has a different symbolic meaning. Here are some common ones:
Yellow= Friendship and Joy
There are many variations of unity ceremonies and many couples choose to tweak these traditions to make them more unique and personal for them. Whatever you choose to do for your own unity ceremony, it will surely be meaningful and memorable for all of those involved.