Floriography is a wonderful term for the Language of Flowers, a discreet form of communication used in Victorian times.
Inspired by vintage greeting cards and botanical illustrations, Floriography celebrates a nostalgia for the romance of the Victorian era with a contemporary interpretation.
Imagine being able to communicate through the age old language of flowers. The Victorians created a cultural phenomena which we are proud to continue. Perfect pieces that say "I Love You", "You are a Great Friend" and many more.
All of the pieces on our site are made from brass components that are produced domestically from antique tools, which are soldered and hand-painted. Each of these pieces is a work of love and we hope you cherish them as much as we do.
Red Tulip - Declaration of love
Yellow Tulip - Hopeless love
Lily of the Valley - Trustworthy
Daffodil - Uncertainty, chivalry, respect, or unrequited love
Daisy - Innocence, loyal love, purity, faith, cheer, simplicity
White Roses - Eternal Love, Purity
Yellow Roses - Friendship
Red & White Roses Together - Unity
Thornless Rose - Love at First Sight
Hibiscus - Rare beauty, delicate beauty
Victorians used flowers a lot like we use emoji. | BY ROMIE STOTT | AUGUST 15, 2016
Woodland Rabbit Earrings Special
Introduced to the UK from Spain by the Romans, rabbits – due to their fast breeding rate – became firmly established within the ecosystems of the nation, in managed warrens and wild ones dug by rabbit escapees. Domesticated rabbits were later brought into the cities, firstly for food, but during the nineteenth century rabbits became domesticated for pleasure. The benign, soft and perfectly sized pets became favored by the Victorians, as eating rabbit meat declined in popularity.
It is rare for a domesticated animal to be both considered food and a treasured pet, yet this is what appears to have happened in popular culture for the rabbit. Rabbits have become at once pedestrian, firmly situated within human domesticity, and also somehow mystical; Beatrix Potter and Lewis Carroll popularized the rabbit as a magical character, with a supernatural ability to talk. (read more)