The Arras consists of 13 golden coins that are blessed. This ritual is a sign of a couples dedication to the family’s well being. This is a Spanish-Filipino wedding tradition that symbolizes the husband’s ability to be able to provide for his family and dedication to his spouse’s well being and that of their future children. The spouse vows to be responsible in managing the families finances. Today, many couples depend on or choose to have dual incomes and to share in the managing of finances. Vows & Kisses Officiants customize this ritual in a contemporary way, honoring the couples relationship and management of finances.
The coins bear symbolisms that affirms the wedding vows, as each coin represents one of the thirteen universal tenets of an enduring marriage.