Urban farmers and weekend gardeners know the dreams a seed holds. Within such a small casing is possibility, hope, and renewal. A speck can grow up to become a queen. Plus, we think this necklace is way more elegant than having a full-grown squash dangling from your neck.
Great as a gift to mark new passings. It’s also a nice gift to yourself — remember that within you is something still waiting to bloom.
This necklace sparkles, especially with an ordinary pair of faded jeans.
Still life paintings focused on botanical objects—squash was popular—in the 16th century. Curiosities from the natural world gained prominence, leaving behind religious or mythological symbolism.
Most of a human’s calories come from seeds (nuts, legumes, cereals, oils).
But not all seeds are edible. In Season 4 of “Breaking Bad,” Walter White gives Jesse a cigarette with ricin in it, which might (or might not) have poisoned Brock. Ricin comes from the seed of a castor bean. You’ll also want to steer clear of the seeds from a strychnine tree.
The oldest viable seed was excavated from Herod the Great’s palace in Israel. The date palm seed was 2,000 years old and germinated in 2005.