Symbolic acts that can be incorporated into a wedding ceremony

There are a huge amount of ideas floating around in this department!  Symbolism is not for all, but many couples are keen to express themselves in a profound way and so here are some ideas that we frequently use within a wedding ceremony.  Please drop me a line to ask about any of these listed below

Candle lighting, Handfasting, Sharing of Wine, Balloon Release, Blanket wrapping, Burning Bowl Ceremony, Tea Ceremony, Unity Bowl Ceremony, Unity Water Ceremony, Warming/Blessing of the Rings, Wedding Wreath Ceremony, Sealing the Certificate, Exchange of letters for the Future, Flower Ceremony, Blessing the Seven Spices, Breaking Bread together, Jumping the Broom, Locket exchange, Stone Ceremony, Sand Ceremony …

(photos here courtesy of Andrea Rossi