The language of flowers, sometimes called floriography was a way of communicating in Europe in the 1800's and during the Victorian era. In the Victorian time the most popular flower was the rose, the meaning of love and it was almost always required for a flower arrangements. Following are other appropriate flower meanings, and it is said that knowing the meaning of floral language was as important as appearing well dressed in a public place: • Lavender _ luck, forgiveness • Marjoram _ blushes • Rosemary _ remembrance • Lilac _ love's first emotion • Orange Blossom _ chastity • Carnation _ pure love • Rose (white) _ innocent love • Rose ( red) _ passion • Rose ( pink) _ romantic love • Star_of_Bethlehem _ reconciliation • Witch Hazel _ a spell • Sweet Pea _ delicate pleasures • Ivy _ wedded love • Holly _ domestic happiness.
So, let's talk about 2013 and the trends we think will be hitting our bridal magazines really soon! Flowers, flowers everywhere and especially in your hair! Options available to you are flowers made from pure silk. These are usually hand cut, shaped and fixed on to either hair pins or small combs. The great thing about silk is that you get a lovely muted colour that looks amazing for the photographs and you can embellish the centres of the flowers with either Swarovski crystals or even fresh water pearls. You can ask for lace backing that surrounds the flowers giving a deeper, richer look.