Many people are aware of the traditional American ring exchange, but what about ceremonies from other countries around the world? Whether you’re just curious or want to go beyond a traditional ceremony, read on to explore 7 fascinating and different traditions, different from our first edition. Love may be universal, but these ceremonies certainly aren’t!
- Carrying Fire: South Africa
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This one is for the parents of the bride, who bring fire from their own fireplaces to the home of the newlyweds. The bride and groom then use the flames of their childhood homes to ignite the hearth of their new home. If one doesn’t have a fireplace, they can try going smaller scale with candles.