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Ikebana is the Japanese art of flower arrangement. An Ikebana arrangement gives equal prominence to the vase, stems, leaves, and branches, as well as the flowers. The Ikebana display symbolises heaven, earth, and humankind.
flower arrangement is massively popular in Japan where it is appreciated as one of the traditional arts performed by both men and women. Ikebana has now spread and is appreciated worldwide.
Children are never considered too young to learn to create or appreciate the beauty of a flower arrangement.
As in other art forms such as painting and sculpture, there is plenty of room for amateurs. Almost anyone with a little time and inclination can acquire sufficient skill to make beautiful arrangements, to appreciate the finner points takes experiance
As is true of all art forms, IKEBANA is a creative expression within certain rules of construction. Its materials are living branches, leaves, grasses, and blossoms. Its heart is the beauty resulting from color combinations, natural shapes, graceful lines, and the meaning lays hidden in the total form of the arrangement. IKEBANA is, therefore, much more than a mere floral. decoration.
There are many different schools of Ikebana, the common bond between them being, Simplicity, with arrangements often consisting of a single bloom.
Flower Arranging 260, Dried Flower Arrangements 261.
The costs involved with Ikebana vary enormously, from a few pence to hundreds of pounds, depending on the choice of flower and container.
Level of Demand
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