Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

  1. What is a handfasting cord?

A handfasting cord is a symbolic representation of unity and commitment. It is a cord or set of cords used in a handfasting ceremony, a traditional ritual in which a couple's hands are bound together to symbolize their union.


  1. How long should the handfasting cord be?

The length of the handfasting cord can vary depending on personal preference and the specific ceremony. However, our standard length is approximately 1.8m (6ft) for all cords, providing flexibility during the ceremony. If you prefer a different length, you can customize it on each product's customization page. Feel free to get in touch for further assistance or advice on your specific requirements.


  1. Can I customize the colors of the handfasting cords?

We provide customization options for the colors of our handfasting cords. Explore our customization section to select colors that align with your preferences and the theme of your ceremony (customisation guide is in the Guides section of this page). For more intricate or unique ideas requiring discussion and creativity, video consultations are available, here. I thoroughly enjoy collaborating on designs and assisting individuals in bringing their ideas to life. If feasible, we can incorporate your original design concept into your chosen cord.

  1. What materials are used to make the handfasting cords?

Our handfasting cords are crafted from high-quality materials such as satin, cotton, recycled cotton, viscose, rayon or other durable and visually appealing fabrics. Each cord is carefully chosen to ensure both beauty and longevity.

  1. Do you offer international shipping?

Yes, we do offer international shipping. Shipping is free and delivery times may vary depending on the destination. In general 7-14 days covers the majority of standard shipping destinations. Please refer to our Shipping Policy for more details.

If you are in a Rush, UPS and other courier options are available at the checkout (please include your phone number for courier shipment booking). UPS can deliver to the US in 1-3 days, Canada 2-4 days, EU 1-3 days and anywhere else 3-7days.

  1. How far in advance should I order my handfasting cords?

To ensure timely delivery, I would ideally  recommend placing your order at around 2 months before your ceremony date. This allows for production time and any unexpected delays that may occur during shipping. I work with International deadlines that are under 7 days regularly, these can be Rushed out and shipped with UPS to arrive on time. Please get in contact first if you have a tight deadline and we can find an arrangement that delivers on time.

  1. Can I return or exchange my handfasting cords?

We strive for customer satisfaction. If you encounter any issues with your order, please contact our customer support within 14 days of receiving your handfasting cords. For more information, please refer to our Return and Exchange Policy.

  1. Do you provide instructions for the handfasting ceremony?

While we don't provide specific instructions, we offer a guide on how to use the handfasting cords during the ceremony with this video here. Feel free to reach out to us if you have any questions or need assistance in planning your ceremony.

  1. Are the handfasting cords suitable for all types of weddings?

Yes, handfasting is a versatile and inclusive tradition that can be incorporated into various wedding ceremonies, irrespective of cultural or religious backgrounds. They are also suitable for anniversaries, civil partnerships, informal ceremonies, and more."

  1. Can I order a custom design for my handfasting cords?

Absolutely! We understand that each ceremony is unique. Follow the customisation box on the product page and you can change all elements of all cords listed.


If you have any additional questions or need further assistance, please don't hesitate to reach out to our customer support team. We're here to help make your handfasting ceremony a memorable and meaningful experience.