What is an Altar?
An altar is traditionally a structure that religious prayer offerings or sacrifices are made.
Today, in a modern wedding sense, they are usually the focal point of the marriage ceremony.
Most times the altar is provided by the venue and is covered with a decorative tablecloth.
Alternatively, you may opt to bring in your own tablecloth.
This table comes alive as a wedding altar once the ceremonial supplies or sacred items have been placed onto it.
- The altar is a significant physical structure as it is where the couple exchanges their vows when getting married.
- Altars can include everything from candles, sand, stones, planters, seeds, crystals, and other meaningful items belonging to the bridal couple.
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