A Romantic Guide to Handfasting
Rituals, Recipes & Lore
by Anna Franklin
A Handful of Wildflowers and a Sacred Promise of Love
Sacred and solemn, handfasting is a marriage rite practiced by Pagans, Druids, Witches, and Shamans for centuries. Anna Franklin explores the fascinating origins of this beautiful ritual and provides practical advice and ideas for planning your own handfasting celebration.
From choosing wedding garb to rings to selecting a date, this guidebook offer a wealth of ways to infuse your handfasting day with magic and symbolism. A Romantic Guide to Handfasting presents and inspiring collection of handfasting and marriage folklore, customs, and traditions from all over the world. It includes the symbolism and mythology of homosexual gods and goddesses for same-sex unions.
Also offered in this comprehensive guide:
- Handfasting themes
- Instructions for making magical incenses and oils
- Sample invitations and certificates
- Recipes for your celebration feast
- Flower and herb correspondences
- Toasts and blessings