Larger-than-life hand blown glass strawberry. Strawberry the first fruit of the year to ripen, strawberries are considered an aphrodisiac and often served to newlyweds. According to Roman legend, when Adonis died, Venus wept uncontrollably. The tears rolled down her cheek and dropped to the earth turning into heart shaped strawberries. The romantic tales make our strawberries a sweet gift of love on Valentine’s Day or another special day of love.