Made of recycled metal, the Shepherd's Purse Botanical Ring features an engraved design of the plant of the same name. A common plant from the mustard family that is often mistaken for a weed, Shepherd's Purse has delicate white flowers and medicinal properties.
Materials: Recycled silver or bronze
Made by: Peg & Awl
Made in: Pennsylvania
Inches: Approximately 1/2″ tall by 3/8″ wide
Metric: Approximately 13 mm tall by 9.5 mm wide
Inches: Approximately 1/8″ thick
Metric: Approximately 3 mm thick
Includes giftable packaging with a polishing cloth.
Many people experience a greening effect when they wear bronze, brass or copper jewelry. Peg & Awl's recycled bronze rings are treated and sealed to lessen tarnishing and skin discoloration, but eventually the treatment will wear off. The simplest way to re-seal is to use clear nail polish.
SHEPHERD’S PURSE (bursa pastoris)
Origin: Cosmopolitan species
Edible notes: Whole plant edible, in the mustard family
Nutrition: Contains iron, calcium and vitamin C
In Season: Early spring
Medicinal Use: Used to treat internal and external bleeding