These pieces of wearable greenery are perfect for the nature lover on your list.
I love the idea of wearing a snippet of greenery to keep it close to the body, it feels like some kind of terrarium talisman. And even though not all of the ones here include living plants (though some do), they all celebrate the verdancy of green things. Little gifts, big magic!
Moss ball and chain
© Some Magic
Like wearing a miniature world close to the heart, these moss-filled globes feel like they harbor special secrets. (
Jewelry that keeps growing
© Susan McLeary
These beautiful pieces include living plants that allow the jewelry to take on a life of its own. See more photos here:
Exquisite jewelry made with living plants keeps growing
, $22 and up)
A real fern necklace
These handmade pieces include a wee dried fern set in glass, and the shop has all kinds of other plants in glass as well. (
Nature caught in resin
© Modern Flower Child
Like a modern interpretation of amber, these "
natural treasures preserved in gorgeous hand-cast resin jewelry
" are as fun as they are beautiful. (
Modern Flower Child
, $40 and up)
© Chus Craft
Well, these are actually moss in water enclosed in a globe, but the design allows for the moss to sway much like seaweed dances in the sea. (
© Colleen Jordan
Because who wouldn't love a teeny planter housing a succulent circling their neck? (
, $30 and up)
For the wishful thinker
© Some Magic
I can't be the only one who still blows on dandelions in order to procure a wish (and secretely spread the cheerful flowers around) ... this tuft of dandelion seed is perfect for those of us who never lost our inner wishful child. (
DIY plant bottle necklace
And last but not least, for the handmade touch, one you can make yourself!