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ROSEMARY - For Love & Remembrance

£29.00

Rosemary has long been associated with improving memory & sprigs were worn by students taking exams in ancient Greece. Nowadays, it is rosemary oil that is popular. In Britain the plant has traditionally been used for remembrance, it was thrown by mourners as the coffin was lowered at a funeral. Shakespeare’s interest in floriography is shown in Hamlet, when Ophelia says, “There’s rosemary, that’s for remembrance; pray, love, remember.” It is believed that where rosemary flourishes, the woman rules & that a man who is indifferent to the fragrance of rosemary, is unable to truly love a woman. In the middle ages it was commonly used in wedding ceremonies as a love charm.

Our petite sentiment charms are made with real flowers in sterling silver, using the traditional technique of lost wax casting. They are beautifully packaged with our signature box posy which changes with the seasons, a postcard detailing the botanical folklore and floriography of each piece, and a gift card for a personal message.

If you find that not all the sentiments are appropriate, you can personalise your presentation by choosing from the drop down menu. If you select 'other combination' please add a note in 'Special Instructions' in the cart.

  • Size - 15 x 9mm
  • Weight - Approx 1.5 grams
  • 24ct Gold plating available
  • Available as a charm only or select from one of our accessories here

Charms will be attached to your selected accessory as standard. If you would like to attach them to an existing bracelet, we're happy to do this for you. For this complimentary service, contact us here.

Floriography, also known as the language of flowers, is the practice of attributing meanings & symbolism to flowers & has been recorded in traditional cultures around the world for thousands of years.