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Unity Candles | Unity Candle Sets

Little Things carries a variety of wedding unity candles in various colors, themes, and personalized unity candle options. We also carry a selection of unity candle sets, blended family candles, cheap unity candles and unity candle alternatives including sand sets. Unity Candles and the ceremony surrounding it are a literal representation of "two hearts become one".

Unity Candles typically feature two taper candles on either side of a larger pillar candle. The unity candle can be personalized, decorated, simple or ornate, it entirely depends on the couple's wedding style.

In the unity candle ceremony, close family members (often the parents) will light the taper candles. The couple will each take a taper candle and light the larger candle together to symbolize the union of two hearts and two families. Typically, the unity candle ceremony is preformed towards the end of the ceremony, after the exchange of rings. The ceremony can include a special song, a reading, a poem, an explanation of the symbolism, or just happy glances between the couple as they light their candle. Often couples will re-light the candle on their wedding anniversary.

Corinthians Unity Candle
Personalized Lattice Embossed Square Unity Candle
Personalized Scroll Pattern Unity Candle Set (White or Ivory)
Personalized Embossed Flourish Unity Candle (White or Ivory)
Monogram Elite Unity Candle (White Candle)
Elegance Unity Candle (In White)
Whimsical Hearts Floating Unity Candle
Elegance Monogram Floating Unity Candles
Personalized Floating Unity Candle
Happily Ever After Unity Candle
Personalized Bride & Groom Unity Candle
Love, Honor, Cherish Personalized Unity Candle
Modern Monogram Personalized Unity Candle
Irish Wedding Blessing Unity Candle
Love Bird Personalized Unity Candle
Family Oak Tree Personalized Unity Candle
Heart Filigree Personalized Unity Candle
Monogram Unity Candle - Round (White or Ivory)
Country Romance Burlap Unity Candle
Rustic Garden Burlap Unity Candle
Floral Fantasy Eggplant Unity Candle
Destination Romance Unity Candle
Rustic Romance Unity Candle
"The Crowned Jewel" Unity Candle (In 3 Colors)
Feathered Flair White Unity Candle
Royal Lace Unity Candle
Forever Love Ivory Unity Candle
Fall in Love Unity Candle
Custom Color Organza Unity Candle
Isabella Unity Candle
Chelsea Unity Candle
And The Two Shall Become One Unity Candle
Audrey Unity Candle - White or Ivory
Celebrity Unity Candle - White or Ivory
Eclipse in the Moment Unity Candle
Nautical Collection Unity Candle
Garbo Unity Candle (Red, Black, Ivory or White)
Nostalgia Unity Candle Ivory or White (11 Ribbon Colors)
Starlight Unity Candle
Maple Leaf Fall / Autumn Unity Candle
"Make It Yours" 2 Ribbon Custom Unity Candle (White or Ivory, 28 Colors)
Flower of Love In Romantic Red Unity Candle
Las Vegas Unity Candle
Somerset Unity Candle (White or Ivory)
Cowboy Charm Unity Candle
Midnight Rose Unity Candle
Peacock Unity Candle (10 Colors Available)
Big Sky Western Wedding Unity Candle
Military Digital Camouflage Unity Candle
Eva Unity Candle (White or Ivory)
Blended Family Crest Personalized Unity Candle
Family Circle Monogram Personalized Unity Candle
Ivory Pearl Pillar Candle and Two Tapers
Peacock Feather Pillar Candle and Two Tapers
White Sparkling Elegance Unity Candle
Love Collection Floating Unity Candles (2 Designs Available)
Diamond Monogram Floating Unity Candle
Circle Monogram Floating Unity Candle
The unity candle ceremony may have different meanings for different couples and families. Most often it is the representation of two families becoming one, or of the union of two individuals sharing a joint commitment. The side taper candles may continue to be lit to show that the individual families will continue to love and care for the bride and groom, or they may be extinguished to indicate the two lives are permanently merged as one. Alternatively, some couples prefer the meaning that the side candles represent their individual lives coming together as one. The symbolism is entirely up to you and your personal circumstances. History
The history of the Unity Candle ceremony is vague, although we can see it as far back as the 1930's. It has become more popular as an example of unity through interfaith couples and interracial couples to show the blending of both worlds into one. While the ceremony is widespread in modern times, some churches may ban this at the ceremony as the Christian ceremony is full of symbolism. The unity candle is not necessarily a religious symbol and is not identified with a particular religion or denomination, although religious readings or prayers are often incorporated within the ceremonies. Many couples still continue to use a unity candle to show their love for one another and their union as one. In the case of blended families (those who have children from a prior relationship) may choose to include their children in the ceremony. Additionally, there are many other types of unity ceremonies including: sand, oil, water, rose exchanges, salt, circling of the altar, jumping the broom and more. You do not need to have a unity candle to celebrate your union, as couples are electing to become more unique in their style of marriage.
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