Generally, the term grave saddle is used to describe flower arrangements located on top of a tombstones.
The death of a colleague, colleague or business partner is a serious blow to everyone in the workplace. Funeral flowers such as a grave saddle are a way to express your sense of loss, to show respect to your colleagues, and to provide support and comfort to your colleagues, family and friends. However, you may need to read the obituary carefully before you start choosing funeral flowers. Some people prefer to give gifts to their favorite charity rather than flowers. If these are the wishes of your colleagues and family members, of course you want to fulfill them.
The next step in getting funeral flowers for colleagues is to check with the funeral home that handled the arrangements. For example, some funeral homes and cemeteries do not allow the use of glass containers due to the risk of glass breaking. If you want to send flowers from other places, the funeral home should also be able to direct you to the local flower shop or an online site and advise you on the most popular arrangements in the community. Part of a funeral home guide, next it’s time to find out how much you want to spend. Although arrangements such as wreaths may be good, they can also be quite expensive, costing more than $100.
Some companies’ human resources departments have budgets that can be spent on funeral flowers. Or, some companies pass the hat, and solicit donations from employees to buy flowers. No matter how much money you have at your disposal, please inform your florist about your working budget. He or she can guide you through attractive arrangements and show your sympathy and respect without breaking the bank. Finally, try to customize the arrangement as much as possible. If the deceased has a favorite flower or plant, you may want to include it in the arrangement.
It is also good to include allusions to favorite activities, such as golfers’ golf clubs or bird watchers’ artificial birds. If you dont know the interests of the dead, stick to the scriptures. Lilies and roses are always suitable for funerals, as are carnations and chrysanthemums. If in doubt, please choose white, which symbolizes innocence and purity. Live plants are also a good choice or of course long lasting silk. Losing a business colleague can be painful, but choosing funeral flowers to commemorate the lost partner and comfort family members is a great gesture that can help relieve some of the pain.
Funeral flower information
Since ancient times, flowers have always been the carrier of our emotions. We use them to express our love, care and respect for someone, to show that we are proud of someones achievements, and our pain and sympathy when we are down. It is interesting that some people care about language. Some prefer to choose specific flowers to convey hidden messages. Each flower is considered to symbolize a specific emotion or characteristic so some people pay great attention to the arrangement of flowers as a way of conveying information. This is true even for silk flowers for graves, especially if you have special information about the deceased or family.
The meaning behind popular funeral flowers
• Carnations: Carnations have different colors meaning. For example, red represents admiration, pink represents remembrance, and white represents innocence and pure love.
• Sakura: also represents innocence and simplicity
• Chrysanthemum: symbolizes truth
• Cyclamen: means farewell and expresses obedience
• Forget me not: as the name implies, it symbolizes loyal love.
• Gladiolus: The perfect representative of strong character, integrity and sincerity.
• Iris: means the resurrection of Christians.
• Lily: As we all know, it symbolizes innocence and purity. It also conveys sincere sympathy
• Statice-perfectly conveys memories
• Sweet Marjoram-perfect for showing that you are comforting someone
• Rose-a very popular flower with a color-related meaning. The red rose symbolizes love and respect, the rose also shows love and elegance, and the white rose symbolizes innocence, humility and respect for the individual.
Different Grave Flower colors and their meanings
For most of us, any flower can be used for funeral or hanging basket flower arrangements. But color can also be considered. • Blue-Calm, Peaceful, Tranquil • Orange-Confidence, Warmth • Pink-Youth, Happiness • Purple-Dignity, Success • Red-Desire, Love • White-Innocence, Elegance
Funeral Flowers and the months they represent
Each month consists of a specific flower representative. This is useful when you want to add a personal touch to the floral tribute. Funeral floristry can be made into various sizes and shapes. Choosing flowers with a specific meaning or representing a specific characteristic is a good way to show respect and love for someone.
• January-carnations, snowdrops • February-violets, primroses • March-jonquil • April-daisy, sweet peas • May-lily of the valley • June-pink • July-water lilies • August-poppies, gladiolus • September-morning glory • October-marigolds • November -Chrysanthemum• December-Holly, Narcissus, Poinsettia. Please be sure to attach a text message to the condolence flowers you send. You can even explain why you choose those special flowers and how you express your sympathy. If the recipient understands the meaning behind the gift, they will undoubtedly appreciate your gift more.
Choose the right funeral flower
Talk to a relative first about upper part of the coffin for funeral flowers. They are usually shaped like diamonds or traditional crosses shape flowers. The size of the coffin flower usually depends on the size of the coffin, but the same design has different lengths to suit this situation. The slender spray is traditionally made of white lilies with lush green leaves, while the cross flowers are usually made of chrysanthemums or platycodons, which are either in the same color alone or interspersed with other seasonal flowers. A modern design with a cross shape with some roses and dark green leaves can be suitable for young peoples coffins.
Heart-shaped, round or square-shaped cushions are popular flower choices for close family members funeral parlor. They are composed of dense flowers, usually chrysanthemums or roses of the same color, with delicate edges of complementary colors, and a bunch of colored flowers are gently sprayed at a certain angle on a corner of the mat. In Platycodon grandiflorum, white is usually the main color and the spray can be made into any color, dark red and dark red look very tasteful. An open intertwined double heart is a popular choice for the deceaseds partner as a gift. The florist can use any delicate flowers to create a tranquil effect.
Special tributes, such as names or footballs or angels, etc. can be made by the florist who will work with you and provide guidance and support in this emotional moment. The flower shop can offer children a teddy bear shape or a tall shape such as the gate of heaven to express their aspirations at this difficult time.
The funeral flower in the form of teardrop spray is placed near the main coffin layout, and transported by close family members. The flowers are usually the same subtle pastel shades, interspersed with leaves. White lilies or carnations are usually used in these design styles. Put some white lilies on dark green leaves and finish them with hand-tied bows that are also made of leaves to achieve a modern look. The sprayer and the lid can be made into various sizes. If the flower shop incorporates the color and type of the late flower into the arrangement, it will be a good feeling.
The wreath is considered a round design classic representing eternity Life and endless love, they are a great choice for funeral flowers for all family members or friends. The wreath can use classic seasonal flowers to squeeze tightly on the wreath, or a more exotic and modern design is becoming more and more popular among young people who are looking for something attractive and unusual. The round willow frame woven from steel grass, decorated with soft tones and slender pale green leaves, is an example of a delicate and eye-catching work that represents endless dedication.