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Bouquet of flowers

Flower bouquet is a collection of creative flowers. You can arrange flowers and bouquets for the decoration of family or public buildings, or hold them by hand. Hand held bouquets are classified according to several popular shapes and styles, including bouquets, crescent and cascade. Flower bouquets are usually used on special occasions such as birthdays or anniversaries. They are also widely used in weddings. You can put the flower bouquet in the vase or flowerpot in the home decoration, in traditional or modern style. Depending on the culture, symbols may be attached to the type of flower used.

Flower arrangement has a long history in the world for home or architectural decoration. The earliest evidence for the formal arrangement of bouquets in the vase comes from ancient Egypt, and the description of flower arrangement can be traced back to the ancient kingdom (about 2500 BC). Often use sacred lotus, as well as herbs, palm, iris, Anemone and Narcissus.

In some cultures, ancient customs still exist today, such as ikebana, the flower arrangement art from Japan. The oldest book about flower arrangement is Japanese, which dates back to 1445. Ikebana is characterized by its simplicity and linear form, which has exerted a great influence on flower arrangement in the West since the end of the 19th century.

As an art form, flower arrangement was brought to Japan by monks, who studied in China. In ancient China, flower arrangement developed from the sacred principle (including the life of plants) to a highly refined art form, so cut flowers were rarely used in the carefully planned layout. However, flowers are the traditional sacrificial activities of Buddhists, which is still the case now.

In Europe, flower arrangement was first recorded as a kind of formal art among the Dutch, "they especially painted exquisite informal flower arrangement. In the 18th century, flower arrangement was used to decorate the houses of rich families and nobles.".

Flower symbols are common in many cultures and can be complex. In China, some flowers symbolize seasons: white plum blossom represents winter, peach and cherry blossom represents spring, lotus represents summer, chrysanthemum represents autumn.

Traditionally, the bride will hold the bouquet, while the ceremonial lady will hold the ceremony. After the wedding, the bride will throw it on her shoulder, believing that the person who catches the bouquet will be the next one to get married. This practice may be related to the golden apple of disharmony myth.

There are many different bridal bouquet styles to choose from. Brides usually choose the shape of the bouquet according to the trend of the wedding, but some brides choose another period of time. Although the language of flowers can help convey information about the couple, the shape is a personal preference.

Posy bouquets are usually round and are considered modern because of their small size and relatively simple arrangement. It's also very popular and easy to carry and get off at the ceremony. It can be made up of expensive flowers, such as roses, or it can be a sample of country flowers.

Cascading bouquets are usually larger, tapering near the bottom. At the wedding of Mrs. Diana Spencer and the prince of Wales at Westminster Abbey, it was widely used as a popular choice in the 1980s. It can and usually consists of many types of flowers and is enhanced by baby breathing and different types of green plants such as ivy. As brides tend to be simpler, the bouquet has become less popular, but it has been found to be back in fashion in recent years.

In the early 20th century, presentation bouquets were popular. It is most commonly composed of long stemmed buds, such as calla, which are held in the arms of the bride rather than carried by the stem.

The following gallery shows the popular bridal bouquet shapes, including layering, hand binding, bouquets, fragrance, spray and Biedermeier.