Welsh Love Spoons – τα κουτάλια της αγάπης

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Roses are red
Violets are blue,
Presenting a spoon
Means I love you

 

Welsh love spoons are decoratively carved wooden spoons that are often presented as a gift of romantic intent. The love spoon is normally decorated with various symbols of love and were traditionally intended to showcase the skills of the carver.

The giving and receiving of lovespoons between lovers, friends and family is a Welsh custom that dates back to the 17th century. Young men over the centuries lovingly carved a love spoon from one piece of wood using symbols of love such as hearts, celtic knotwork, bells and horseshoes to create a beautiful and lasting gift. Continue reading