Thyme one of the world’s oldest cultivated plants and used by the earliest civilisations in medicine, cooking and perfume. Native to the Mediterranean, thyme was spread throughout Europe by the Romans, whose soldiers added it to their bathwater to increase bravery, strength and vigour. In medieval Britain, ladies embroidered sprigs of thyme into their knights' scarves and infused tea with it to increase courage and keep away nightmares. Throughout the ages, thyme has played a prominent role in funerals, where it was burned as incense and placed inside the coffin. It was believed the souls of the deceased passed to the flowers of the plant and including them ensured safe passage to the afterlife. According to legend, any place where thyme grows wild is a place blessed by the fairies and they would gather and dance there on Midsummer’s eve.
Our sterling silver petite flower charms are cast from a real flower and each piece includes a postcard detailing its botanical folklore and floriography. All charms include our signature box posy, which changes with the seasons, and a gift card for a personal message.
Plating is available in 24ct 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.