.75" x 2" Vervain (Verbena) encased in resin pendant on a 24" silver plated brass chain with 1" extension. All Galdrecraft jewelry is nickle free.
Vervain is an "old world" sacred herb long associated with the divine. In Egypt its was known as "tears of Isis" and then later as "Hera's Tears" under Roman rule. In christian folklore it is said to be the herb used to staunch the wounds of Jesus after the crucifixion. In Italy its form is used in cimaruta to ward off evil spirits. When it was brought to the Americas its use as a sacred herb continued being adopted by the Pawnee as a dream enhancing herb.