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Forget-Me-Not Flower Jewellery

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The Forget-Me-Not Flower Jewellery is a powerful symbol of True Love, Remembrance, Loyalty and Honour. It has been used in jewellery for hundreds of years to represent these sentiments.

This delicate necklace is cast in hand-patinated bronze and features three pale blue glass flowers. It comes on an 18″ chain.

Symbolism

Forget-Me-Not flowers are a flower of love, trust and remembrance. Whether they are pressed into jewellery or in a bouquet, they are a symbol of devotion and fidelity to your loved one.

They are also a symbol of remembrance and grief, particularly after a loss. This is why they are the official flower of the Armenian Genocide, are used by the Alzheimer’s Society as an awareness-raising symbol and are often seen on objet d’art, gift cards and tattoos.

They also have a beautiful story behind them. According to legend, Jesus stroked his hands over the eyes of the Virgin Mary and grew these flowers everywhere.

Meaning

The Forget-Me-Not Flower, also known as Myosotis sylvatica, has been used in jewellery for centuries. This tiny flower is often referred to as the ‘flower of love’, it’s also considered a ‘lucky’ charm, or a symbol of good luck.

The fabled flower is the stuff of fairy tales, and was believed to have magical powers including remembrance and protection. It’s also a popular wedding flower, and is sometimes spotted in bridesmaids bouquets!

This pressed flower necklace is made from eco-epoxy resin and real dried Forget-Me-Not flowers, with a touch of gold flake spread around. The necklace is strung on an 18″ chain. It’s the only necklace of its kind available online. It’s the ideal gift for a true wildflower lover or anyone who likes to keep a natural element in their day-to-day lives! The small tidbit is that they are collected sustainably from the interior of British Columbia, Canada. The necklace can be worn alone or paired with other matching items for an extra special effect!

Origin

The Forget-Me-Not flower is a romantic symbol with a long history of remembrance. Its name comes from a German legend that tells the story of a knight and his lover who were picking flowers by the Danube River, when he fell in. He cried, “Forget-me-not, O Lord!” as he was swept away, and the man threw his beloved a blue posy of flowers to remind her not to forget him.

During the Romantic era, botanicals became popular as a symbol of love and devotion. Their popularity stemmed from a shift in society that was emerging from the Middle Ages, with relationships moving away from church rules and toward interpersonal expressions of affection. Flora was often used in jewellery to express sentiments and feelings that were not allowed to be expressed verbally at that time.

Styles

A popular flower on the floral circuit, the Forget-Me-Not flower is a good ol’ fashion reminder of fond times past. As for jewellery, forget-me-nots are often seen paired with an accompanying tiara. This is why they make the ideal gift for a special occasion, from birthdays to anniversaries. To help you select the perfect Forget-Me-Not necklace, we consulted with our ecommerce experts to bring you a selection of dazzling blooms that are sure to dazzle. From blingy baubles dipped in gold to sophisticatedly enamelled pieces, we have something for everyone. The best part? We offer free UK delivery on all orders over £100. If you need help choosing the perfect bauble for you, give us a call or send an email and we will be more than happy to assist you! You can also find your nearest store on our website. We look forward to meeting you soon! The following article was originally published in Jeweller & Jeweller, the leading online jewellery and accessories retailer.

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