There are several fun things you can do at a wedding to make the event more enjoyable for you and your guests, but there is nothing quite as unique as wedding sparklers. Using sparklers at your wedding can bring all sorts of fun and unique types of entertainment to the celebration that you simply can’t get with any other type of product. There are many different ways you can use wedding sparklers on your special day, and each of them can add their own special magic. Here are some of the most popular ways to have fun with sparklers at a wedding that are very easy to accomplish.
Writing in Photos
One of the most unique things that sparklers allow you to do is write letters and shapes in the air and capture them in photos. Many couples use wedding sparklers to write their wedding date in the air or have their bridal party create large heart shapes while the photographer snaps a few photos. It can take a little practice to get everyone coordinated and ready to go, but the time and effort you invest will be well-rewarded with unforgettable photos that you’ll cherish for the rest of your lives.
Entertaining the Kids
One of the best uses for sparklers at a wedding is to keep the kids occupied. After the ceremony, all of the adults are usually ready to unwind and do a little dancing while enjoying a drink. By giving the kids something to do like playing with sparklers, you can keep them entertained with very little effort. Since wedding sparklers can be purchased online and are very cool, they are always an instant hit and the kids will be very excited to run off and play. However, due to the nature of Sparklers, adults have to make sure that you have plenty of supervision on the kids so nobody gets hurt. Do refer to the safety guide below.
Many couples choose to perform a grand exit at the end of their wedding reception as they are leaving to go on their honeymoon. Traditionally, the guests will line up on both sides of the aisle and toss rice or birdseed as the happy couple heads for their car. However, you can get much better pictures and offer all of your guests a much more enjoyable experience by using sparklers instead. The concept is pretty much exactly the same; you just have everyone holding lit sparklers instead of throwing the typical birdseed or rice.
Where do I buy the Sparklers from?
Accordingly to the prohibition of “All forms of fireworks, including tube-sparklers and “pop-pop”” under Arms and explosives category in Singapore. Buying Sparklers from oversea can be challenging. Therefore the best way to get it is through locally from distributor in Singapore. It is possible to find them in neighborhood party ware shop or more often will be SKP Pte Ltd.
Safety Guide of Sparklers
Sparklers are typical handheld “fireworks” used by children and adults in celebratory occasions like wedding. Typically, a sparkler consists of a thin metal rod approximately 20 cm long coated with a dried paste of pyrotechnic chemicals. When ignited, the sparlers glows intensely and gives off sparkles of a specific colour. The colour emitted will depend on the composition of the paste – metal fuel, fuel modifier, an oxidiser, binders and colorants. The typical temperature at the ignition is 1000°C to 1600°C, depending on the fuel and oxidizer used. As sparklers are made of highly combustible chemicals, it is potentially a fire hazard.
Person using sparklers must be told of the risks to personal injuries such as fire outbreak on clothes and burns on hands. Clothing fire may result in second and third degree burns to at least 20% of the body.
Any child (below ten years old) playing with sparklers must be closely supervised by an adult. Show children how to hold sparklers away from their body and at arm’s length.
Singapore Police Advisory on the Use of Sparklers
Singapore Police Force has advise the public to use sparklers responsibly and not get on the wrong side of the law!
While the importation and sale of some types of sparklers are legal in Singapore, sparklers should be used in a responsible manner according to the safety guidelines prescribed by the manufacturer.
Singapore Police Force would like to remind the public that they take a serious view of persons setting off improvised explosive devices constructed using sparklers. Such improvised explosive devices are a potential fire hazard, and causes noise pollution and undue alarm to the public. The blast effect from the explosion can also cause injury to persons and damage to property.
Anyone caught setting off improvised explosive devices may be prosecuted in Court for either an offence of negligent conduct with respect to any fire or combustible matter under Section 285 of the Penal Code, Chapter 224, or negligent conduct with respect to any explosive substance under Section 286 of the Penal Code Chapter 224. If convicted of either offence, the offender will be liable to an imprisonment term which may extend to one year or fine up to S$5,000, or with both.