At the center, you can see the swiss cross, the 22 bell shaped holes represents the 22 Swiss cantons.
Also, note the general shape of the spoon as it recalls the traditional spear of the Swiss Guard.
Since real absinthe has no additional sugar in it, spoons are used to hold a sugar cube above the glass while a fountain drips water on it in order to sweeten and dilute the drink. Once sweetened and mixed to your taste, use the spoon to stir the "purée" (old french slang for an absinthe diluted with cold water.)
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