Two interlocked knots made of parallel cords, each flexible to move, yet nevertheless inseparable, unbreakable and will stand the test of time.
The association of a love knot with the symbolism of love, friendship, and affection dates back to antiquity. Deriving from stories or legends in which the knots symbolize the bond of a couple in love. Once common for sailors separated from their beloved and used as wedding rings.
Another way this classic knot served lovers, was to determine if a young couple's love would last. For this test, each lover used a small limb of a tree and tie a love knot. If the knot held and grew for approximately a year, their love would be true.