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Shepherd’s Purse Botanical Ring
$96.00 - $756.00
Often times our most wonderful discoveries are merely the recognition of what is before us – and in this case under foot! Our botanical jewelry collection was inspired by our unearthing of the usefulness of invasive weeds and pays homage to its winged cultivator.
SHEPHERD’S PURSE (bursa pastoris)
origin: Cosmopolitan species
edible notes: Whole plant edible, in the mustard family
nutrition: Contains iron, calcium and vitamin C
in season: Early spring
medicinal use: Used to treat internal and external bleeding
Shepherd’s Purse is a heart-spattered plant that looks like a weed, ’tis true. It emerges from cracks and crevices and shows up all over the most rumpled parts of our city. This sturdy and resilient olde fellow has been medicinally relied upon for centuries and has picked up more then a few story-worthy names including ‘Witches Pouches’ and ‘Poor Man’s Pharmacy.’ We love it. In it we see tiny hearts and a bit of cheer.
- Recycled metal
- Botanical illustration engraved into the metal
- Intaglio engraving makes excellent wax seal
- 3 metal choices available
- Giftable letterpressed packaging with a polishing cloth
We will resize rings for free once (buyer is responsible for return shipping to our workshoppe) and for small fee for any additional resizings. Since all gold jewelry is custom-made per order, it may make up to 3 weeks to ship. Gold jewelry is not returnable.
Custom sizes for silver and bronze (smaller or larger than offered) are an additional $20. Please select the ‘Custom’ size listing and include custom size in the order notes.
Custom sizes for gold are an additional $20 for smaller than offered sizes. Please select the ‘Custom’ size listing and include your custom size in the order notes. For larger than offered custom gold sizes, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Recycled bronze is treated and sealed to prevent tarnishing and skin discolouration.
Inches: Approximately 1/2″ tall by 3/8″ wide
Metric: Approximately 13 mm tall by 9.5 mm tall
Inches: Approximately 1/8″ thick
Metric: Approximately 3 mm thick