The heart symbol is the universal symbol of love. It has been featured within love spoon designs for time immemorial and is present within nearly all of our work.
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Heart Symbol Welsh Love Spoon
Discover the story of the heart…
Where the story of the heart symbol began
The tale of Love Spoons begins hundreds of years ago, in the 17th century. Where according to Welsh folklore, love spoons originated as a gift of romantic intent. (The earliest example dates back to 1667 and is on display at St
The carving of love spoons represented deep symbolic meanings of love. Originally carved by men as a token of their affection and as a request for a potential suitor. A young man would spend hours carving a spoon for the one he loved, as the intricacy of the carving not only showcased his level of affection but also the skill of the craftsman. The lucky girl’s father would inspect the spoon and decide whether or not the man was a suitable match.
behind the Symbol
The heart symbol Welsh love spoon
Discover the tale of all our Love Spoon symbols and the meanings behind the carvings here.
Make Things Personal
Each and every carving has its own special and unique symbol, but it is how the gift is given which gives each welsh love spoon its own special meaning. Which is why we also off a free engraving service, so you can add that extra special touch to your gift.