ALWAYS IN BLOOM
You know your zodiac sign, but do you know your birth flower? Each of us has a symbolic bloom associated with the month we were born in. Keep yours close at hand with this bracelet from Shari Dixon. First, she applies lacquer paint inside a sterling silverâ€"plated pewter setting, then carefully lays in each real petal, stem, and leaf. She seals the arrangement with a coating of resin, then slides the pendant onto an elegant wire cuff. Find your birth flower, and what it represents, below. Wire made in India. Setting made in Rhode Island. Handmade in Tennessee.
January: Carnation, represented by Achillea millefolium, symbolizes pride, beauty, fascination, love, and distinction.
February: Iris, represented by Delphinium glaucum, symbolizes faith, wisdom and hope.
March: Daffodil, symbolizes rebirth.
April: Daisy, represented by Erigeron, symbolizes innocence and modesty.
May: Lily of the valley, represented by Polyanthus Narcissus, symbolizes humility, chastity, sweetness, and purity.
June: Rose, symbolizes love, passion, and appreciation.
July: Larkspur, represented by Delphinium, symbolizes lightness and levity.
August: Gladiolus, represented by Hardenbergia violacea, symbolizes remembrance.
September: Aster, represented by Erigeron, symbolizes patience and daintiness.
October: Marigold, symbolizes grace.
November: Chrysanthemum, represented by Achillea millefolium, symbolizes compassion, friendship, and secret love.
December: Narcissus, symbolizes sweetness.