The history of artificial flowers dates back for about 1,500 years
And since then, these decorative pieces have evolved, taking in more realistic textures and appearances
Today, we’ll give you a brief background of the artificial flowers’ beginnings to their future
The trend of artificial silk flowers had once died out due to the popularisation of other decorative elements such as glass sculptures and wooden displays. But recently, people have revived its use by presenting them in vast, creative, and lifelike ways. Customers adore our arrangements in every room of their homes as well as to give as gifts!
The Origin of Artificial Flower Production
The earliest record for artificial flower production began in Ancient Greece and Rome where people would use non-traditional elements such as metals and horns. Then, China, a country known for its vast silk production, began creating artificial flowers of their own. In 12th century Europe, Italians manufactured artificial flowers using the same method the Chinese people used: silkworms. France followed suit and created their own silk artificial flowers, developing it to the point where they became the forerunners and experts in its production. Then, the art was passed on to England and soon after, America.
How Artificial Flowers Are Produced Today
The production of silk artificial flowers have modernised similar to several industries. Among the technologies involved in its production include permasilk and permastem processes that ensures the production of durable, functional, and lifelike. These technologies are also used for creating artificial flowers with velvet-like textures and dried look.
The Future of Artificial Flower Production
Several improvements have made artificial flower production smooth and fully-functional. New technologies ensure every artificial flower uses machines’ modern techniques to produce a finely-detailed and lifelike petal or leaf with every crease, fold and cut. Techniques in colour-production have imitated those of real flowers, making artificial flowers as realistic at possible visually. Colour variations often separate real flowers from artificial flowers, giving modern techniques the critical job of making sure they look natural and with several imperfections in the appearance.
Have you seen or felt any silk flowers, real touch flowers or any other kind of artificial flowers lately? If you haven’t, you’re missing out. Check out our Arrangements and Stems pages to see how life like these amazing products truly are.
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