Who Is The Welsh Goddess Rhiannon?

Who Is The Welsh Goddess Rhiannon?

Welsh literary culture is celebrated for its mediaeval myths and legends, such as the tales of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table. However, there are a collection of legends from an even earlier time, known as The Mabinogion. The first written copies date...
What Does A Spoon Symbolise?

What Does A Spoon Symbolise?

The tradition of the love spoon has several different origins, from Norway to Wales, and has endured through generations of skilled traditional craftsmen. The traditional spoons were even popularised in an issue of Popular Science, and whilst the project they...
Welsh Love Spoons Gifted For Whitland WI Centenary

Welsh Love Spoons Gifted For Whitland WI Centenary

Members of the Whitland Women’s Institute (WI) recently celebrated the organisation’s 100th birthday, complete with a garden party, Calendar Girls-themed cake, and Welsh love spoons, making a celebration worthy of a centenary celebration. In Your Area reports that...
4 Beautiful Welsh Love Traditions

4 Beautiful Welsh Love Traditions

The Welsh are a wonderfully romantic race of people and, as you may already know, we have all sorts of beautiful traditions when it comes to matters of the heart. One of the most well-known is, of course, the engraved love spoon – hand-carved tokens of affection...
How Were Love Spoons Traditionally Used?

How Were Love Spoons Traditionally Used?

A beautiful example of artisanal crafting, the love spoon has a long history that spans across Welsh folklore and survives to this day in the capable hands of the country’s best wood crafters. The tradition of Welsh love spoons officially goes back as early as the...

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