This is a Welsh lovespoon similar to the one my hero Matthias carves in Wish for the Moon. It was handcarved in Wales by Richard Downes. I think the tradition of giving a lovespoon as a courting gift is very romantic. I can't imagine the hours it must take to create one!
Author of sensual historical romances with Avon Impulse and Samhain. I'm a wife, mother of 2 sons, and am hopelessly obsessed with anything dark, gothic, Celtic, mysterious, or romantic.