The "jumping the broom" ritual originated in the early 19th century, when enslaved African Americans weren't allowed to formally marry. Instead, to unite, the tradition was to lay a broom on the ground and jump over it together. Today, it represents a "brushing away" of the past to start clean. #weddingideas #wedding #marthstewartwedding #weddingplanning #weddingchecklist
Celebrate unity with one of these sweet and unique unity ceremonies. Get inspired by sand pouring, wish lanterns, wine pouring, and more! These unity ceremonies are the ultimate addition to your big day—and will personalize your service.
A ring warming ceremony is a simple yet powerful tradition where the wedding rings are passed from guest to guest, allowing each person to offer their well wishes, love, and blessings to the newlyweds. Our Provenance can help you plan how to incorporate it into your wedding ceremony. #weddingceremony #weddingplanning #ringwarming #weddingrituals
Your wedding day is one of the most important days of your life. It celebrates your love for your future spouse and is the start of the rest of your lives together. It’s also a day that is full of traditions that have evolved over hundreds of years and sometimes finding the balance between tradition
Take a cue from this bride and groom, who potted and watered a plant together during their ceremony to represent the joining of their families. #weddingtraditions #weddingideas #weddingceremony | Martha Stewart Weddings - 25 Creative Wedding Rituals That Symbolize Unity