Shade Metals

Species Specific Botanical Jewelry

Lavender, French (Lavandula dentata)

Sara & Cesar

NATIVE RANGE: The Mediterranean region, Atlantic islands and the Arabian peninsula

DESCRIPTION: Small shrub with grey-green toothy leaves and purple flowers on spikes, the entire plant is highly aromatic.

JEWELRY: Cuff bracelet in sterling silver that mimics the undulating leaves.

Lavender field ID 42517507 © Monodon | Dreamstime.com.jpg

Lavender field ID 42517507 © Monodon | Dreamstime.com.jpg

ETYMOLOGY: The word Lavender is thought to originate either from the the Latin word- lavare, which means “to wash,” and refers to infusions made from the plant, or from the word- livere, which means “blueish.” Whatever the origin, lavender is still prized for its color and scent.

Lavender leaves ID 14005853 © Jinlide | Dreamstime.com.jpg

Lavender leaves ID 14005853 © Jinlide | Dreamstime.com.jpg

Lavender flower ID 105471048 © Ji Chen | Dreamstime.com.jpg

Lavender flower ID 105471048 © Ji Chen | Dreamstime.com.jpg