A pagan handfasting dates back to our ancient Celt ancestors, the ceremony bound the couple together for one year and one day, this enable the couple to have a trial marriage to see if they wanted to make the commitment more permanent.
The tradition of tying the knot is a symbolic cord tied around the couples hands as a sign of infinity. You can have a full pagan ceremony or just incorporate some elements of a handfasting wedding.
Do you have to be Wiccan or Pagan to have a handfasting? You do not need to be either and you can incorporate the tradition into any ceremony.
Some examples are:
A Handfasting Wedding ceremony starts from £420.00
All wedding ceremonies have a £100.00 deposit. Balance is due one month before your wedding ceremony date.
Handfasting or the tradition of tying two people together (Tying the Knot) is centuries old, you can have a full pagan wedding or just add elements of the tradition into your ceremony.