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Welsh love spoons and their symbols – a Celtic “I love you”

Love spoons on display at the Welsh Shop in Cardiff
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A hand-carved love spoon, also written as lovespoon, from Wales (Welsh: llwy caru; plural llwyau caru) is the perfect romantic gift for Valentine’s Day, to mark an engagement or a wedding anniversary. While love spoons originally symbolised a marriage proposal, today they are also given as presents for children to parents, as simple expressions of friendship and on important life occasions. …

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