The unity candle symbolizes the heart of the wedding ceremony as it is lit jointly by the bride and groom, using the two tapers on either side.Celebrate the union of the couple and their families at this heartfelt moment.The set is made from metal with a chrome plated finish. It has a thick metal center base for the main pillar candle. Attached to the center are two smaller side taper candle holders. The bottom stand has a raised beaded design and provides a sturdy base to support the candles. Candles are not included.A great accessory set for a couple looking to celebrate the joining together of two people in marriage.