Japanese for Plum Blossom, Ume is related to both the plum and apricot trees. One of the most beloved flowers in China, plum blossoms have been frequently depicted in Chinese painting and poetry for centuries. Born of the bitter cold of winter, it has come to symbolize perseverance, hope, and the transitory nature of life. It also reminds its observers that spring will soon arrive.
Materials: The Ume Brooch is cast in bronze and layered in metals. Accented with freshwater pearls.
Measures: 1 1/4" - 1 1/2"