The three cords represent God, the bride, and the groom. The bride braids the cord to show the equal parts each has in the marriage and how together they are stronger than they are apart. This beautiful testimony of commitment between you and your husband can be displayed at the wedding and in your home afterwards! It will be a beautiful reminder of the commitment you made to God and each other! The Wedding Plaque measures: 32 inches wide 20 1/2 inches tall 1/2 inch thick Pictured here in English Chestnut stain Cord of Three Strands - Includes: 3 (1/2" thick) Rayon cords in three brilliant colors (Pearly White, Gold and Purple) attached to a silver ring ready to braid and a rubber band to tie with ease at the ceremony plus a white Satin ribbon to tie the braids before displaying them in your home! Also included in the package is a Ceremony Reading and one description card!