When cut in half length-wise dried calimyrna figs look like little hearts.
Go ahead, get figgy with it.
*Note: This beautiful idea comes to us via the good things laboratory of Martha Stewarts co-horts/think tank.
**Note 2: I did this and it works! Although, when i sent some to a friend in need of some care their response was, "Interesting Texture." Sigh...we can only try.
***Note 3: To my mind, fresh figs are a gift from the gods. They are divine.