Shade Metals

Species Specific Botanical Jewelry

yarrow flower

Yarrow (Achillea millefolium)

Sara & Cesar

NATIVE RANGE: Asia, Europe, & North America

DESCRIPTION: Perennial ground cover with several tiny flowers joined in clusters, and long feathery leaves arranged spirally on erect stems

JEWELRY: Casts of flower clusters as tiny buds before they open.

yarrow-achillea millefolium-ID 64532022 © Nikolai Korzhov |

yarrow-achillea millefolium-ID 64532022 © Nikolai Korzhov |

WOUNDS: Yarrow has astringent properties that shrink and constrict body tissue to stop the flow of blood from cuts and scraps. Its genus, Achillea, is named after the Greek hero Achilles, who is said to have carried it with his army. Yarrow has several other medicinal properties which have made it a staple of traditional medicine across many cultures.