Michael Michaud Mallow 36" Necklace
36” Necklace cast in bronze and gold plated with freshwater pearls. Malva is a genus of 25-30 species or herbaceous plants in the Family, Malvaceae bearing the common English name Mallow. The buds & flowers can be cooked as a vegetable or used in salads. Mallow is one of the earliest cited plants in recorder literature & Horace mentions it in reference to his diet saying “As for me, Olives, Endives and Mallows provide sustenance”.