The word Dandelion is from the French, “tooth of the lion” because of the jagged edges of the leaves. There are also many superstitions about the Dandelion. A wish will come true if all the seeds are blown off in one breath or, if some remain, it will indicate how many children you will have. Lovers use Dandelion seeds to send messages to one another, for as well as divining the future, the Dandelion means Faithfulness. Hand patinaed broze with freshwater pearls.