Did you know the name daisy is derived from the Anglo-Saxon daeges eage – day’s eye – as the flower opens only in the daytime?
Roman mythology says that the daisy originates from the nymph Belides, who was one of the Dryads presiding over the forest and meadows. While dancing on the edge of the forest she attracted the admiration of Vertumnus, the deity who presided over the orchards. To escape his pursuit, she transformed herself into the flower Bellis, which is daisy’s botanical name.
This beautiful piece from Silver and Silk features individually crafted enamel daisies and can be worn as a necklace, crown, or wrapped as a bracelet. Every one of the dozen enamel flowers is unique, with subtle flares of colour and changes in the texture of the silver.
Made with sterling silver, glass enamel and glass beads.