Heart

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Symbool HartThis is probably the most known and the most international symbol in the world. The heart as you know symbolizes love, but is also connected to other emotions.

The behaviour of the heart during different emotions is various. A heart can stop beating with exceptional fear and beats faster with excitement. The shape of the sign as we know it, originates from the old Egyptian culture. They copied the shape of a real heart. During the middle ages the notch on top was added (one beleived the heart had 3 chambers. The notch indicated the third chamber). In the course of the years the shape evoluated to the shape we know and became symbol for love.

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