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by Ellyse Enjay

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   Welsh Love Spoons

White or Milk
Chocolate, finished with a Satin Bow in the colour of your choice

1 - 20 Spoons        21 - 50 Spoons        51 - 100 Spoons         101 + Spoons

£1.50                      £1.40                     £1.25                            £1.20


 
A Lovespoon is traditionally a wooden spoon decoratively carved that was traditionally presented as a gift of romantic intent. The spoon is normally decorated with symbols of love, and was intended to reflect the skill of the carver. Due to the intricate designs, lovespoons are no longer used as functioning spoons and are now decorative craft items

There are many designs for Welsh Love Spoons however this is our Favourite design and perfect for Wedding Favours, made in White Chocolate


According to Welsh folklore, these ornately carved spoons were traditionally made from a single piece of wood by young men as a love token for their sweethearts. to show his affection and intentions for his loved one.


The earliest surviving example, displayed in the Welsh Folk museum in Cardiff, is dated around 1667, although the tradition probably dates back long before that.


Over decades certain symbols came to have different meanings, (see the list below).Sailors would often carve love spoons during their long journeys, which is why anchors would often be incorporated. 

Today,  love spoons are requested from all over the world. 

They are given as gifts for weddings, engagements, christenings, birthdays and anniversaries or as a love token and as a souvenir from Wales.


MEANINGS

Wheel                            Supporting a loved one.

Leaves                          Love grows

Stork and baby             New baby.

Ring                              Together forever.

Knot                              The entwining of lives and together forever.

Key and keyhole          Home together, my house is yours and security.

Horseshoe                   Good fortune and happiness.

Hearts                           True love.

Harp                              Traditional Welsh symbol.

Flowers                         Affection

Dragon                          National symbol and strength/protection

Diamond                       Wealth and good fortune

Daffodil                         National symbol and sign of growing love

Cross                            Faith and marriage

Birds                             Two lovebirds

Bell                                Wedding/ wedding anniversary

Anchor                          Security and the desire to settle down