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Pagan wedding Ritual by Estruda Pagan wedding Ritual by Estruda
The handfasting ritual. Original documents of a real pagan handfasting/wedding, this is actually my own pagan handfasting..)0(..
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My first impression was, "Wow". Most of the time, if you type in 'pagan', one gets pentacles and scenes of nature. No complaints there, but the Handbinding ritual was completely unexpected.

The iconography is beautiful. the way it just, pops, it really looks good.

A few pointers: the focal point is in the center, and this is a little cliche. But, I do realize, in order to do this, it would render the text unreadable.

Otherwise, it is a beautiful work, with the metallic tones harmonizing with the metallic tones of the dagger. I thoroughly enjoy this piece, and I look forward to others.
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becomeonewithrussia1 Mar 2, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Congrats on the handfasting!
This is simply amazing! I really admire these sort of ceremonies and rituals, even though i'm christian. Well, i'm fading out of it, but you know what i mean.
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:iconestruda:
Thank you very much . and Blessed Be..)0(..
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:iconestruda:
Thank you very much ..)0(..
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:iconjonnyschweer:
It looks like a Witch / Wiccan ritual to be specific.

And congratulations on the hand-fasting.
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:iconestruda:
Blessed Be ..)0(..
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:iconjonnyschweer:
*bows* Blessed be
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:iconestruda:
thank you very much .
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roseoftheblade Jul 14, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
This is beautiful I have never been to a handfasting, nor have I ever seen pictures of one but it sounds beautiful!
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