Hawthorn is steeped in mythology and legend. Historically it’s also known as the fairy tree and was believed to be a gateway to the otherworld, inhabited by powerful fairies. Young girls wanting to ensure their beauty in the coming year rose at dawn to bathe in dew gathered from the flowers. A witches besom (broomstick) is traditionally made of hawthorn wood. Perhaps Britain’s most famous tree the Holy Thorn of Glastonbury is a hawthorn tree said to date back to Joseph of Arimathea, which blooms twice a year. Once in May and again around Christmas, a sprig of which is traditionally sent to the Queen to decorate her breakfast table on Christmas morning.
Our sterling silver mini-flower charms are cast from a real flower and each piece includes a postcard detailing its botanical folklore and floriography, you can choose your meaning from the drop down menu. All charms include our signature box posy, which changes with the seasons, and a gift card for a personal message.
Plating is available in 9ct Gold and 18ct Rose Gold.
Available as a charm only or choose 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.