Astier de Villatte Loving Cup
Due to its use in various ceremonies throughout the years, the loving cup has many meanings. One of the most sentimental is it's symbolism when used in a marriage ritual. The loving cup itself represents the cup of life; filled with the future possibilities of the bride and groom. The wine within the cup contains sweet properties that represent happiness, joy, peace and hope. Bitter properties symbolizing sorrow, grief and despair are also present. The combination of the two signifies ‘love’s journey’ and the experiences that are a part of this. All those who share from the cup will share the happiness and burdens the wine symbolizes together.