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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 Featured By Owner 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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Estruda Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you very much . and Blessed Be..)0(..
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llbtdrm Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2013
Stunning!
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Estruda Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you very much ..)0(..
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JonnySchweer Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2013
It looks like a Witch / Wiccan ritual to be specific.

And congratulations on the hand-fasting.
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Estruda Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Blessed Be ..)0(..
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JonnySchweer Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2013
*bows* Blessed be
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alomhordozo57 Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2013
Wonderful!
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Estruda Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
thank you very much .
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roseoftheblade Featured By Owner 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!
)O(
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Estruda Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you very much ,Blessed Be..)0(..
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marmite-666 Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
i have to say this is pretty sweet. ^^
My partner possibly wants a pagan wedding... I actually became Pagan of my own accord after meeting him, well i'n a neo pagan of sorts.... anyway,

It is nice to get an idea of the sort of things that would happen
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Estruda Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you ,i hope it proves helpfull for you, Blessed Be..)0(..
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Athuair Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Can't wait to have my own in Ireland next summer >.<
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Estruda Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
And, May Love,Light&Peace follow your path through life.Blessed Be, Estruda..)0(..
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Emari-chan Featured By Owner May 8, 2012
The ritual is beautiful, and the athame - just stunning! <3
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Estruda Featured By Owner May 9, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Many thanks and Blessed Be..)0(..
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InquieteNightshade Featured By Owner May 4, 2012
Beautiful, truly completely beautiful. When I get married I want it to be a handfasting.
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Estruda Featured By Owner May 4, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Love 'Light & Peace Blessed Be ..)0(..
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InquieteNightshade Featured By Owner May 4, 2012
Brightest Blessings )O(
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egyptianpagan Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
oh my goddess! love the athame!!!!!!!
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GothGurl86 Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2012  Hobbyist Filmographer
oh my gosh! Ur like the only person besides me who says that! finally lol
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WhisperToWest Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2011
Beautiful, congratulation :)
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Estruda Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
thank you,Blessed Be..)0(..
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Jess-Foxx-Quinn Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2011  Professional General Artist
Fantastic picture and beautiful Athame
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Toyger Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2011  Student Digital Artist
Very nice photo, and congrats on the handfasting =^_^=
It sounds like a very romantic ceremony, it must be great to attend even for the guests.
Though I consider myself a believer I've never had a real coven to do anything with, nor anyone to teach me the ways.
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Estruda Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you very much ,,Blessed Be ..)0(..
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DigRat Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2011  Professional General Artist
How beautiful!
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Estruda Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Many thanks..)0(..
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LovelyTwistofNature Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2011  Student Artisan Crafter
What a gorgeous picture
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Estruda Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
thank you very much..)0(..
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LovelyTwistofNature Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2011  Student Artisan Crafter
You're welcome! I loved the set up of the photo
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AlexWorks Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2011  Student Filmographer
Wonderful, romantic, classic, catchy.
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Estruda Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you..)0(..
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RainySkyz Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2011   Writer
This is a lovely momento. I've never been to a handfasting. I've had some acquaintances who shared photos and information. Very festive.
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Estruda Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you And Blessed Be..)0(..
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SoundninjaGaiden08 Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Beautiful Anthame!
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Estruda Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
thank you..)0(..
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AsetNuit Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2011
This is lovely!
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Estruda Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
thank you, it was actually my handfasting ,Blessed Be..)0(..
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Doppelgangergang Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2011
Congratulations. :)
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Estruda Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
thank you ,Love And light to you..)0(..
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AsetNuit Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2011
Ahh congratulations!! Blessed Be! )O( x
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Estruda Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
May Love ,Light & Peace follow your path through life..)0(..
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AsetNuit Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2011
Thank you, Blessings to you and yours! x
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