Among many interpretations of this symbol we could notice: sign of carnal pleasures, of passion when shown as being crossed by an arrow, even a Voodoo symbol, the sign of a goddess of love, or the symbol of friendship in the Irish culture - Claddagh. Claddagh is formed of 2 hearts close to one heart, for friendship and a crown over the heart, for loyalty.
There are two different representations of the heart in Christianity, often misused or confused by ignorants.
It is known from the 17th century, born out of the visions of sister Mary Margaret. According to this saint, the image symbolizes the connection between the human and the divine.
Another symbol is one of the infinite. It is interesting to see the connection between the symbol of the infinity and the symbol of the sulfur. The symbol of infinity has been discovered in 1655 by the mathematician named John Wallis and Bernoulli called it 40 years later "lemniscus", which is the Latin equivalent of "bow".
What does it look like exactly? While this flower is very similar to jasmine, it only has the exact number of 6 petals. This symbol can be re-found in many cultures all over the world, whether ancient or modern, and also in Romania, especially in the north, but not only.