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Here's How the Heart Shape Became a Symbol of Love

It originally symbolized something else.
Here's How the Heart Shape Became a Symbol of Love
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It originally symbolized something else.

The heart symbol as we know it did not originally mean love. The shape can be traced back to ancient history when "relics resembling the modern heart symbol etched into Grecian, Minoan, Cretian, Mycean, and Roman pottery were actually representations of ivy or fig leaves." So how did the simplified version of the anatomical shape of the human heart came to be one of the most ubiquitous symbol of love? Watch the video below to find out!

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