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Purchasing a present for a loved one is never an easy task. After all, the last thing you want to do is end up buying the same thing that someone else has got them. Yet, at the same time, you don’t want to go so outside of the box that you end up buying something they do not like. If you are looking for a gift that will last a lifetime artificial flowers are an excellent option.
Who doesn’t love flowers? They have long been adored for their beauty. However, there is one huge problem with fresh flowers, and this is the fact that they don’t last very long. No sooner have you bought flowers for your friend or partner and they end up in the bin because they have deteriorated. This is why an artificial flower is recommended. You will be gifting something that is going to last a lifetime, and this is very special.
Moreover, most people do not think to gift artificial flowers, and so you can be confident that your present will stand out from the rest. If that was not enough, when you go down the artificial route you have a huge selection of flowers to choose from, and thus you are not restricted to the flowers that are in season. You can easily send them in a parcel delivery as well, and you don’t have to worry about them getting ruined. This means that you can always get your hands on the recipient’s favourite type of flower, irrespective of the time of year. If you don’t know their favourite flower, you will be able to find an impressive bouquet with a mixture of stunning flowers that may not be put together in a fresh bouquet because of seasonal restrictions.
How Silk Flowers Are Made
Before purchasing this gift, you may want to read on to discover a little bit more about how silk flowers are made.
More and more people are intrigued to learn about this because of the evident advancements that have been made in regard to silk flowers over the years. These flowers are incredibly life-like, with a lot of people struggling to tell the difference between the two. So, just how are these beautiful yet cheap silk flowers made?
Well, it differs from company to company, but let’s get a basic idea of the manufacturing process. White silk will be used for the petals and to achieve the right shapes and sizes they will be die-cut. These petals are then dyed to achieve the desired colour. After this, the petals will be inserted into moulds for the purpose of giving them their distinctive wrinkles and curves, which make them appear more realistic. Press is applied to the moulds to ensure the petals achieve the desired individual shapes. After this, thin wires are often used to stiffen the petals. Once this is done, sprays of leaves and separate flowers will be individually assembled and added to the stem. Last but not least, the finished stems will then be taking to the department for packing, adding the perfect finishing touch.
Thanks for stopping by, I hope this post has given you an idea on how to get a gift that will last a lifetime.