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  • n. An ornately carved spoon, sometimes with double bowl, traditionally made from a single piece of wood by young men, especially in Wales, as a love token for a sweetheart.

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  • Love spatulas aren't made in Wales. Try Macau.

    January 22, 2008

  • Where can I find a love spatula for my kitchen-bound S.O.?

    January 22, 2008

  • Hmm, is there a love spork?

    January 21, 2008

  • Maybe you just haven't met the right one yet.

    January 21, 2008

  • I appreciate spoons, but I'm not sure I could say I love them.

    January 20, 2008

  • You're welcome! I don't think traditional love spoons are that elaborate. The ones I've actually seen (in Wales) are very simple too.

    January 20, 2008

  • Those are incredible! Thank you for showing them to me. The one I have is quite primitive by comparison. I love it though.

    January 20, 2008

  • They make lovely wedding gifts. I've given a few to family members (and gotten one back, too). :-)

    Some beautiful (and beautifully elaborate) modern ones here (not advertising--just love the designs on this site).

    January 20, 2008

  • A love spoon is an ornately carved spoon traditionally made from a single piece of wood by young men, especially in Wales, as a love token for their sweethearts, to show their affection and intentions. They come in many different sizes and the ornamentation differs greatly and includes many symbolic forms. I have one with a chain of four links, a die, a cage with three balls inside, a heart and a horseshoe.

    January 20, 2008