The Cord of Three Strands is a Spirit's Knot original! It's a beautifully hand-crafted symbol to be used in your wedding ceremony.
Cord of Three Strands - Includes:
rayon cords in brilliant colors attached to a brass ring
an explanation card that you can display with your braided cord.
a thread that can be used to secure the ends after braiding the cord.
Each cord is about 1/2 inch thick and about 25 inches long.
WHAT IS THE CORD OF THREE STRANDS CEREMONY?
The cord of three strands symbolizes the joining of the couple and their shared spiritual commitment into a marriage relationship.The cord of three strands ceremony is a great addition to a traditional wedding ceremony. It adds a truly unique element to your ceremony that friends and family will remember. It can also serve as a substitute for the unity candle. This is useful for situations where candles may not be used, or may be difficult. The Cord of Three Strands works well as a substitute in outside weddings.
At some point in the wedding ceremony, the couple braid the Cord of Three Strands together. One holds a small metal ring with three attached strands. The other then braids the strands together, symbolizing the union.
This is also a great way to include children of the couple or blended families, with each child choosing their own colours which are all woven into the new family.