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When it comes to love it is sometimes hard to put into words the emotions we feel. Symbols of love have long been used to express ones feelings. So let’s look at some popular symbols and what they mean.

The Heart

The heart is one of the most popularly recognized symbols of love because it is a person’s heart that falls into the intoxicating emotion called love. When two mutually agreeable hearts meet, that’s where love blooms.

The heart is also a symbol of charity, joy and compassion. It can be used to show love, unity, cohesion, attraction and romance. Giving a heart necklace symbolizes your loved one wearing their heart next to yours.

Heart Necklace

The Rose

Roses have long been thought of as a universal symbol of romantic love, beauty and perfection. Different colors of roses can be given to convey different messages.


The meaning of rose colors

Red Roses: one of the most universal of all symbols of love, red roses represent true love, passion and romance.

Yellow Roses: appreciation, friendship and joy.

Lavender Roses: enchantment and love at first sight. The color purple has long been associated with royalty.

Pink Roses: first love, gratitude, innocence and sympathy.

White Roses: Innocence, purity, spirituality. Often used in weddings, white roses are also known as the bridal rose.

Diamond Ring Necklace

Mini Engagement Ring


Diamonds are worn to symbolize eternal love. Wearing diamonds in anengagement ring can be traced as far back as the 15th century. Greeks believed diamonds were tears of the gods while Romans believed they were splinters of fallen stars. Diamonds represent faithfulness, love and purity.



Cupid is a winged Roman god, also known as Eros. Eros in Greek translates into romantic pure emotion and often thought of as “love at first sight”. Cupid is commonly shown blindfolded with a bow and arrow. The blindfold symbolizes love’s blindness while the notion of being pierced by cupid’s arrow will render one to fall hopelessly in love.

Celtic Knot Earrings

Celtic Love Knot

The Celtic Knot is another age-old symbol of love. The interlacing design of the Celtic love knot symbolizes love having no beginning and no end, the intertwining and binding of two souls. A variety with three knots laced together symbolizes the unity of God, Man & Woman.

Love inspires, Love conquers, Love makes the world go round.