A Quaich is a two handled cup, and signifies the trust and unity between the partners. The Quaich (pronounced "Quake"), filled with wine or other favorite drink, either 12 before or during ceremony, sits on a pedestal between the bride and groom.
At the appropriate moment, the groom picks up the Quaich by the handles, bride places her hands on his, then they take turns drinking Example of reading for Quaich Unity:
"The Quaich, a two handled loving cup, is an ancient Scottish tradition that seals the bond of two people, and marks the blending of two families. It symbolizes the love and trust implied by the bond, as the new couple shares the first drink of their marriage together. ___________ and _________, it is now time to complete your bond.