Valentine’s Day Symbol – Roses
Poets and the greatest world classics compare the beauty of their beloved ones with the beauty of roses. A rose is a queen of flowers, and it symbolizes peace and struggle, love and forgiveness. Saint Valentine’s Day is a time to give flowers and gifts to your sweethearts, but be careful, some of these symbols of attention can be misinterpreted by your chosen ones.
Which roses to give for Valentine’s day? Do you know that each shade of color of roses has its specific meaning? Find that out:
|White roses are given to express pure and genuine love with noble intentions.|
|Red roses express love and passion. According to a legend, Aphrodite, the goddess of love, has injured her leg with a bush of red roses, when
she was walking in a hurry to meet her sweetheart. Few of her blood drops fell on a flower, since then red roses have become a symbol of love and passion.
|Pink roses mean friendly attitude with a hope for some closer relationship.|
|Yellow roses mean friendly relationship and nothing more.|
|Black roses mean irrevocable breakup.|
|Cupid is a mischievous son of Venus, the goddess of love, he’s usually attached to the state of amorousness. According to mythology, anyone injured by a Cupid’s arrow fells in love with the first who comes along. Cupid is in a keeping line with his colleague Eros in mythology. Eros is a son of Aphrodite, he’s also called Amores. Today you can always meet these names, when it comes to love affair.|
|The most important Valentine’s Day symbol is the heart of the lovers. At all times a heart has been considered to be a symbol of sensuality, and proposing your heart to someone has a meaning of giving yourself away to a deep and lofty human emotion – love, sinking in thoughts of your loved one. A heart, needled by a Cupid’s arrow has become the most well-known symbol of Saint Valentine’s Day amidst the other symbols.|
Pigeons – a symbol of devotion and purity
|A pigeon represents purity, humility and innocence. Pigeons were considered to be the most favorite birds Venus, the goddess of love. There is a well-known phrase “pigeon fidelity”. These are the birds who keep their couple for the entire life, and who take care of their offspring together, thus, no wonder, that pigeons have become one of the most suitable Saint Valentine's Day symbols.|