Bees are the foundation for supporting life on Earth. They are Mother Earth's greatest pollinators. The presence of native bees signifies a healthy ecosystem. Almost 90% of plant species rely on pollinators to reproduce, making bees responsible for one out of every three bites of food we eat.
Bees and honey were a major and persistent symbol in Greek culture and were often linked with knowledge, health, and power. Bees were considered servants of the gods and honey was worshipped due to its healing attributes and power. They are represented in in jewelry, money, and statues of goddesses.
One of the most famous legends of the gods in Greek history is of ‘Melissa’, the goddess of the bees. In Greek mythology, Melissa was a nymph who was shown the use of honey by the bees. She was one of the nymph nurses to Zeus when he was born to Rea in a cave that was sacred to bees.
While bees are symbols of hard work, they’re also symbols of prosperity. The Queen Bee termis often used to describe a woman who is the leader of her domain, business, or other endeavor. The Queen Bee Necklace carries the magic of vitality, abundance, positive energy, and of course, the power of a Queen.
A portion of each necklace sale will be donated to The Bee Girl Organization, a grassroots nonprofit centered on bee habitat conservation through research, regeneration, & education.