If sweetness is at your core, the Pisum sativum is your emblem. The design of this necklace is sexy, modeled from a few of Janet’s favorite pea varieties, like Karina, Green Arrow, Marvel, and Penelope.
Look carefully at this substantial necklace. Look at it one way and you can make out the secret shapes in the shell. Turn it over to reveal a peek of the inner treasures: six sugary seeds, deliciously plump. Which goes to show that roundness is just another beautiful shape that can go head-to-head with the slender Green Bean
Thomas Jefferson grew more than 30 cultivars of peas on his estate.
The earliest archaeological finds of peas come from Neolithic Syria, Turkey and Jordan. In Egypt, evidence of peas dates from ca. 4800–4400 BC.
The annual 'Peasenhall Pea Festival' in the English village of Peasenhall, Suffolk attracts hundreds of visitors every year, with events such as Pea Shooting, the World Pea Podding Championships and National Pea Eating competition.