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Handcrafted Wooden Oak Love Spoon with Two Hearts and a Celtic Knot Stem

Handcrafted Wooden Oak Love Spoon with Two Hearts and a Celtic Knot Stem
£22.00
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Description

Delightful carved Welsh love spoon with two hearts and celtic knotwork handcrafted from solid oak. It has been upcycled from reclaimed wood. A perfect present for an anniversary, birthday, wedding, engagement or just for a person you love.

The love spoon is approximately 22 cms long, approximately 6 cms at its widest point and approximately 1.5 cms in depth.

The Symbols on this spoon mean:
Hearts - True love
Celtic Knot - Eternal love or Together forever or Everlasting.

I am a firm believer in upcycling using reclaimed wood whenever possible. I often recycle the packaging I send out my items in.

All items to the UK mainland are shipped by Royal Mail.

For all other areas or countries please contact me for a shipping price.

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Inspiration

I have always been fascinated by old-fashioned traditions and customs.

The practice of giving love spoons started in Wales during the 17th century. They were handcrafted by male suitors as a romantic gesture for the maiden they admired.

Traditionally, love spoons declared a gentleman's intent to court a lady. Given as a romantic sentiment, it symbolised a carvers devotion to producing a work of art worthy of their beloved.

The tokens were typically crafted from a single piece of wood. Some even believed that they represented an early form of engagement ring.

A piece of oak was selected and cut to accommodate the size of the love spoon. The love spoon was cut using a scrollsaw following a design. I then handcarved it to enhance the fine detail. Next I sanded it to a smooth finish and coated it with several coats of lacquer to protect it and highlight the beautiful grain of the wood. The lacquer used is water and heat resistant, and toy safe.

Shipping & delivery

This item will be posted to you by Sharpiesjustwood within 3 days of receiving payment.

Shipping destination Cost Additional items
United Kingdom £3.70 £0.00

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