Monday, 9 February 2015

Locks of Love

You may have noticed the ‘love lock’ trend on a bridge of some kind near you; couples attach a ‘love lock’ or ‘love padlock’ to a gate, bridge or anything to symbolise the love and commitment shared between them. 

The trend is said to have originated in the early 2000s in Rome, Italy by teenagers imitating a popular Italian book and film.

Leave a love lock on a bridge this Valentine's Day

As it is Valentine’s Day, here are our top 10 places to leave a love lock or padlock.  
  1. Tower Bridge, London, UK 
  2. Ponte Milvio Bridge, Rome, Italy 
  3. Pont de l’Archevêché Bridge and the Pont des Arts Bridge, Paris, France 
  4. Huangshan, China 
  5. Pécs, Hungary 
  6. Hohenzollern Bridge, Cologne, Germany 
  7. Luzhkov Bridge, Moscow
  8. Puntan dos Amantes, Guam 
  9. Mala Strana, Prague, Czech Republic 
  10. Montevideo, Uruguay

Can’t make it to any of the listed locations then why not leave a virtual love lock – No travel necessary!

Top ten Valentines’ gifts for a locksmith or lock enthusiast

We have put together a list of top ten Valentines’ gifts that you may want to give as a romantic gesture to your locksmith or lock enthusiast.  

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