Heart SVG symbol – the symbol of the heart – ♥, used to indicate the heart itself or love. The real human heart reminds us very remotely. In antiquity, ancient Greeks and Romans associated female beauty, mainly with the shape of women’s bodies from the back. That is, the heart symbol is nothing but the reproduction on the paper of the buttocks.
Heart SVG Versions of origin
According to legends, the shape of a symbolic heart is nothing but an ivy leaf. In Hellenistic culture ivy was considered a symbol of the god of winemaking and passion of Dionysus. On Greek amphorae, the ivy symbol was often used for decoration. Ivy had many meanings, including obscene ones: Greek “houses of tolerance” in the 4th century BC used ivy leaf as an emblem.
A pair of swans coming towards each other, at the moment of touching, form a heart form. Swans are a symbol of love, fidelity and devotion, as a couple remains together for life, which is extremely rare in the animal world.
In antiquity, ancient Greeks and Romans associated female beauty, mainly with the shape of women’s bodies from the back. So the heart symbol is nothing but a reproduction on female buttocks paper.
Heart SVG Usage
To visualize the verb “love”. For instance: “I’m ♥ of you” = “I love you.”
As a symbol of love is depicted on gift items: postcards, toys, chocolates, etc. During the celebration of Valentine’s Day it is customary to present cards in the form of a heart – a “valentine’s card”. Gifts in the form of a heart are also given to loved ones for birthdays and other holidays.
The sign schematically marks the heart, the organ of the circulatory system.
In computer games, hearts can mean “lives”.