Certain symbols are hand carved on to the wood of the Welsh love spoons which has come to have specific meanings with the more intricate chain designs demonstrating the carvers skills as a symbolic meaning. Sailors would also carve love spoons during their long journeys away at sea which is why anchors were often incorporated into their carvings.Take a look at our list of lovespoon symbols & meanings to find out what they all mean.
As well as lovespoons in Wales there are also variations of lovespoon traditions in Scandinavia and also some parts in Eastern Europe with each spoon having their own unique styles and designs.
Welsh love spoons are now given for wedding gifts, engagement presents, anniversary gifts, baby gifts and any other reason that you can think of. Take a look at our fantastic range of Welsh spoons for every occasion.