The Wedding Lasso or Lazzo

The wedding lasso or lazzo is a symbol common to bridal couples who are of MexiMexican wedding traditions, Los Angeles Wedding Officiantscan, Filipino or Spanish heritage. It is thought by some to have originated with Mexican cowboys; Still others believe it originated as part of Aztec culture.

Though commonly associated with Catholic weddings, today many couples who are nether Catholic nor Hispanic are choosing to include this beautiful ritual, that symbolizes the unity of the couple and the infinity of their marriage, as part of their wedding ceremony. Such couples sometimes use a non-denominational version of the lasso instead of the traditional version that resembles a rosary.