Calendula Sacred Plant Medicine Charm
Argentium and Sterling Silver Pendant on a 18 inch stainless steel chain. Makers mark on the back. Sealed with museum grade wax to protect the patina.
Calendula is used in ceremony ritual to honor family, ancestors, and spiritual teachers. Calendula, also known as Marigold, has ancient sacred symbolism in many cultures. You can find garlands of Calendula adorning statues of deities in India, along walkways during Day of the Dead in Mexico, Christians often adorn statues of Virgin Mary with ‘Mary’s Gold’. They are found in monasteries and memorial gardens honoring ancestors around the world.Interesting
Fact: Healers in the Middle Ages carried Calendula/Marigold as a talisman to protect them from the plague. It was also used as one component in amulets believed to protect the bearer from gossip and hostile words.