Sego Lily Hand-painted watercolor miniature painting. Sego lily necklace. Flower jewelry.

$28.00

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Made to order- each is unique!

Camping in beautiful Wyoming one year, I discovered these beautiful flowers in full bloom. I found out they were Sego Lilies, and have since seen them all over Colorado as well. Turns out, they’re also edible! now I want to try them!

From Wikipedia:

“Native Americans had culinary uses for the bulbs, seeds, and flowers of the plant. Bulbs were roasted, boiled, or made into a porridge by the Hopi, Havasupai, Navajo, Paiute, Gosiute, and Ute peoples. The Hopi used the yellow flower ceremonially.

They taught the Mormon pioneer immigrants to use the bulb for badly needed food. This resulted in the sego lily being formally designated as the Utah State Flower in 1911”

This tiny 1 inch by .75 inch painting is a one-of-a-kind miniature watercolor, sealed under glass and set into an antiqued silver-plated bezel. Comes with matching chain in a gift box. Signed by artist and labeled on reverse.

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Additional information

Weight 3 oz
Dimensions 10 × 6 × 2 in
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