9ct 9k Gold Daffodil Welsh Lovespoon charm

  • 9ct 9k Gold Daffodil Welsh Lovespoon charm
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 Welsh Lovespoons

 In the old days in Wales, a young man would carve a fancy spoon to give to the girl that he wanted to court. (The expression 'to spoon' comes from this custom.) It was important to prove to the potential father-in-law that the young man was good at working with wood, because he would have to make all his family's furniture, dishes and eating utensils. The symbols carved into the spoon's handle all had meanings. Hearts are for love, of course. Bells are for the hoped-for wedding. A horseshoe is for luck (in Wales, a bride and groom are always given a horseshoe on their wedding day). A wheel promised, "I will work for you." Circles in a cage could mean either the number of children hoped for, or the number of years together. And so forth; there is a long list of possible symbols. Today lovespoons are often given as wedding and anniversary gifts; however, they are also given for birthdays, baby gifts, friendship, Christmas, etc. They are considered to be folk craft items first, and, under the right circumstances, romantic items as well.

 FLOWERS - Blossoming love/courtship that continues to grow

DAFFODIL - Used to represent Wales

 9ct 9k Gold DAFFODIL WELSH LOVESPOON charm which measures approx 13 x 28 x 2mm and weighs approx 1.9g

All charms are delivered with a split ring attached

 ALL 14CT and 9CT GOLD charms are fully Assayed/Hallmarked at Birmingham's Assay Office,please allow up to 7 days for delivery

All 14CT and 9CT Gold charms are sent fully insured using either Special Delivery(UK Mainland) or International Registered Delivery at no additional shipping cost


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