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Eternal Love Symbols

Many people would say that true love is eternal.

Throughout the centuries, people have found numerous ways to express their love to their partner. One of those ways is by saying to their partner that they will always be together forevermore.

To symbolize this eternal union people have often used symbolic objects or symbols to mark their true love.

This page lists some of the eternal love symbols that have been used.

Endless Knot

endless knot

The endless knot or eternal knot has several interpretations, one of which, is eternal love and friendship.

 

 

 

Chinese Symbols

eternal love chinese

This is the chinese symbol for "Eternal Love"

 

Engagement Ring

engagement ring

When a man asks a woman to marry him and she accepts, he gives her an engagement ring as a symbol of eternal love and the promise of marriage.

It symbolizes the commitment to join together as one in a lifelong relationship as husband and wife.

It is also a symbol to other men that the woman is no longer available for courtship as her heart is already promised to someone else.

 

Celtic Cross

celtic cross

The celtic cross represents the passage between heaven and earth. The circle in the ringed cross signifies infinity (continuum) and eternal spiritual love.

 

 

 

 

Wedding Bands

wedding bands

A circle symbolizes infinity. There is no beginning and no end and therefore is eternal, just the way love should be.

When a couple exchange wedding bands it is a symbol of the love they share, and the eternal love they are prepared to enjoy with each other.

The exchange of rings is an important part of the marriage ceremony. The groom places a ring on the bride's fourth finger of the left hand as a symbol of the vows they have spoken. The bride may also place a ring on the groom's hand.

The Heart Symbol

The Heart Symbol

The heart is an ancient symbol that dates back to the time of the Bible. The heart has long been used as a symbol to refer to the spiritual, emotional, moral, and in the past, also intellectual core of a human being.

As the heart was once widely believed to be the seat of the human mind, the word heart continues to be used poetically to refer to the soul, and stylized depictions of hearts are used as prevalent symbols representing love. For example: if your soul is pure and good, your heart was filled with love.

The ancient heart symbol is still used today mostly to symbolize love, and it is used mostly on Valentine's day. Magicians and Alchemists used the Heart symbol for incantations and rituals related to love, romance and strengthening relationships.