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History of Lovespoons By David Western

History of Lovespoons by David Western

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Focuses on how the beautiful and unique tradition of lovespoons came into being and the significance of the symbols carved into almost every lovespoon handle. Filled pictures of lovespoons from across Europe and Africa, along with historical facts and myths, this book helps you understand and appreciate this ancient romantic tradition.

History of Lovespoons Summary

History of Lovespoons: The Art and Traditions of a Romantic Craft by David Western

This book focuses on how the beautiful and unique tradition of lovespoons came into being and the significance of the symbols carved into almost every lovespoon handle. Filled with rich, vivid pictures of lovespoons from across Europe and Africa, along with historical facts and myths, this book is an excellent way to understand and appreciate this ancient romantic tradition.

About David Western

David Western was born in Cardiff, Wales and now resides in Victoria, B.C., Canada. He is a self taught carver and has degrees from the London College of Furniture and the University of British Columbia in cabinetmaking and advanced furniture design and education, respectively. David had a casual interest in Welsh lovespoons that quickly became a passion. He now teaches lovespoon carving at Camosun College in Victoria and carves lovespoons to order.

Table of Contents

Introduction Chapter 1: The History of Lovespoons Chapter 2: Lovespoon Myths Chapter 3: Symbols Chapter 4: Interpreting Lovespoons Chapter 5: Making a Lovespoon Chapter 6: Lovespoons Today - A Gallery Sources

Additional information

GOR008840977
9781565236738
1565236734
History of Lovespoons: The Art and Traditions of a Romantic Craft by David Western
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Fox Chapel Publishing
20120801
112
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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