Welsh Lovespoons from Welsh Gifts

Here at Welsh Gifts we have a wonderful collection of Welsh lovespoons in all shapes, sizes and materials including wooden lovespoons, pewter lovespoons and mini lovespoons which are great for wedding favours.

Lovespoons are traditionally romantic gifts that were given to ladies by their suitors and were designed to showcase their skills at carving and artistry. This was also a way for the fathers to see that the suitor was capable of caring for his daughter. The Welsh lovespoons are meant to be more decorative items with elaborate and meaningful patterns and symbols incorporated into the design rather than practical spoons.

The symbols on the lovespoons have different meanings associated with them although there is some debate as to the exact meanings of some symbols. The more universal symbols include horseshoes are for luck, hearts for love, bells for a wedding, locks for security, twisted stem for togetherness and the dragon as a symbol of Wales and protection. You can choose the message you send to a loved one by selecting the lovespoon with the symbols of what you want to say. Learn more about the Welsh lovespoon and its symbols here.

Welsh Lovespoons have been crafted since around the seventeenth century and are prized pieces to be displayed normally on the wall of the home. Although welsh lovespoons are the most famous, there are also similar crafted spoons seen in Scandinavia and Eastern parts of Europe.

Nowadays lovespoons are given as wedding favours, Valentines day gifts, birthday presents or Christmas presents and also as souvenirs of Wales. Our range of welsh lovespoons can also be personalised to include names and dates in the design. A touching reminder of a special day such as a christening or wedding.

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Customer Testimonials

I am writing this email to praise the wonderful service I received from your company recently. I ordered a Welsh LoveSpoon in the early hours of Wednesday morning (00.13am) and I was kept informed on a regular basis on the status of my order throughout the day. I have received my package this morning and was amazed at just how fast, efficient and reassuring your delivery service is. The LoveSpoon I ordered is fantastic, and I know that my partner will love it. I will most certainly be using your website again, recommend you to friends, and if I am in the area I will definitely drop in to your shop. Thank you and I look forward to ordering from your website again.

J. L.

Just a quick note to say thank you for the beautiful clock I ordered from you last week. My brother is going to love it for Christmas (even though I want to keep it for myself now!) Your delivery service was very quick and the clock was very well packaged and so arrived in perfect order. Thanks again


Thank you very much for the items, I am delighted with them. Thanks for the speed of delivery - amazing


Many thanks for your speedy delivery service, item arived today, I look forward to doing more shopping with you


Thank you so much for the wonderful cufflinks which arrived today. My husband was over the moon with them. We moved from Wales 20 years ago and get very homesick, I am so glad I found welsh gifts, I shall certainly be recommending your shop?to my expat friends


Just went an got the mail, I am happy to report that the package is in one piece. Everything is wonderful and the items are beautiful. They are going to be Christmas gifts for my daughter. She was is Wales in 2003 when she was 15 yrs old. She was unable to get all the special 'Welsh' items that she wanted so I thought I could do that for her now. Thank you


Thank you very much for very quick next day delivery am very happy with the spoon will definetly buy from you again and will recommend.


Just a short note to say how very impressed I am by receiving my order less than twenty-four hours of placing it. The items are perfect also. Many are very quick to complain but how many take the time to offer praise. Well done Welsh Gifts and keep up your excellent service


Just wanted to say a big thank you for rushing me the Welsh hat in time for my daughter's themed day today at school, she was so pleased with her outfit. She even learned a couple of phrases in Welsh to surprise her teachers!