January 09, 2015

Wear Fresh Flower Jewelry for your Wedding with Fleurings by Samantha Lockwood

So your big Special Day is coming up and you are shopping around for cool Wedding Jewelry Inspiration. Welcome to our Fleurings exclusive jewelry shop where you will see the coolest and most unique vase bridal jewelry. The Fleurings collection didn't begin intended for Brides, yet over the past few years it has become blazingly apparent that Brides from around the world, of all different colors, shapes and origins have come to love Fleurings as a first choice for their wedding. Fleurings have been worn by several Brides, Bridesmaids, Flowers Girls and the whole Bridal Party. Anyone who wants to adorn themselves with a fresh flower necklace along with their Gown, Bridal Dress or Wedding Attire. Flowers are a sign of purity, nature, peace, love and divine energy. They are a living attraction. You can even match the flowers in your jewelry to the flowers in your bouquet. See how this lovely Bride wears her (small or medium style) vase necklace with a large white Phalanopsis Orchid.  

    A bride wearing a fresh white orchid necklace in her wedding jewelry necklace 

Below is a photo from a Vintage Wedding with a Bridesmaid who wore her large gold vase necklace with a lovely pink spray rose. 

Bridesmaid Necklace adds a nice Floral touch with a pink rose in this vase necklace by Fleurings  

Brides, Bridesmaids and anyone in your Wedding Party will love wearing our vase earrings with fresh orchids. These looks especially exquisite when you show them off with an undo hairstyle. You can find small orchid varieties at your local flower shop, or you can wear any kind of flowers you might have growing near where you live. 



A Navy Blue Flower in a small vase necklace by Fleurings makes a lovely Bridesmaid Necklace Fresh Flower Earrings by Fleurings make the perfect Bridesmaid Earrings and Wedding Jewelry for your Bridal Party 

For a really special look everyone will love put Fleurings and flowers in your hair with our vase hairpieces! Now we are selling a larger size that what is pictured here... ideal for holding two of each of these small orchids. 

Add Fresh Flowers to your Hair with our vase hairpieces, perfect Bridal Hairstyle for your Wedding

5 Tips for Growing Orchids plus Videos

Hi Fleurings lovers! This blog post is all about growing orchids, and tips to care on how to care for them at home. Orchids have become a fast favorite indoor plant in most homes, and favorite flower for wearing in Fleurings. Phalaenopsis orchids are especially beautiful to wear because of their wide petals and stunning shape.

These elegant flowers have vibrant colors and can last up to 3 days in Fleurings if you wear them with care. Remove your fresh orchids from your jewelry and float your flowers in a glass at night. Also make sure you keep water in your Fleurings jewelry while you are wearing them. This will keep them lasting longer.

 Over the years orchids have become more and more affordable and easy to find. But once you get your new plants home here are some tips on how to keep your orchids happy and blooming time and time again. They should bloom every 6-8 months, so here's how to keep them blooming!...and re-blooming! 

Let's start with this brief video that just give a nice overview of our favorite air plant, the orchid. In this video below notice she is working with a Phalaenopsis orchid. This larger Phal wears beautifully in our Fleurings medium size vase necklace whereas mini Phal's will fit in our earrings and small vase necklaces

Here are the Rules : 

1. Watering

It is important to water your orchid regularly, without overwatering. Water the plants early in the day to allow time for it to dry properly. Once a week is enough for watering. You may also use the "ice cube" technique which is simply to place an ice cube or two on the roots.

2. Trimming ( For Re-Blooming)

Get your orchids to re-bloom by trimming back the flowers after they have bloomed to a spot on the stem that is just a few notches back. See the video above to learn exactly where to cut. You will often see a new shoot of blooms come from the existing stem if you cut your orchid back to the right spot and keep giving it the right care. Here is one more video demonstrating this cut back technique

3. Light and Temperature

Most orchids are from tropical climates with good air, some humidity, plenty of sunlight and a warm temperature. Good light is essential for orchids to flower. Some mini orchid varieties will do very well in an office with fluorescent lighting. So, that is great news! You can keep one on your desk and expect it to live quite well.  After they bloom the plants will need plenty of light on the leaves in order to re-bloom several months later. This of this as a hibernation period when the plant needs to juice up it's battery to bloom again. Just be careful it is not in direct sunlight which may cause a sunburn on the leaves. Generally the larger the leaf, the less light it needs.  

4. Fertilizing

Orchids flower best and are at their healthiest when fed on a regular basis. Use growth and flowering fertilisers. Follow feeding directions on the product label. Orchids love to be fed and I have never heard of an orchid that died or suffered from being fed to often. 

5. Re-Potting Your Plants

It's a great idea to re-pot your orchids from time to time. When you bring them back from the store or even months after you have had them. At some point you should consider removing your plant from the existing container, moss or bark that it came in and cleaning up any dead roots. I personally love clay pebbles  or bark for Phalaenopsis orchids. Note that the orchid family is huge, there are over 25,000 species of orchids. Cattleya do well in charcoal.  Oncidium orchids like to be submerged in water and soaked for about an hour every couple of weeks. So as you can see... different species have different requirements. But all do require re-potting. 

Click here to watch a video of one girl who planted her Phals in some beautiful glass vases with clay pebbles. The roots on her plants look so healthy and amazing. This is a very classy nice way to re-pot these orchids. 

The photos below showcase some photos of Phalaenopsis orchids in our vase jewelry pieces.