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Some symbolic gestures or rituals are particularly associated with the earth. A great example is the oathing stone. Incorporating the oathing stone into a ceremony is a great way to have a connection to the environment, and is especially significant if the stone has been chosen from a place of importance to you. This was an ancient celtic tribal tradition, which was deemed a critical ingredient to any important new venture, particularly entering into marriage. Read more about the oathing stone here.