Ikebana is the ancient art of Japanese flower arrangement, the word means literally, “flowers kept alive”. The elements of the arrangement represent the three elements of sky, earth, and mankind in a well-balanced and aesthetically pleasing relationship. The arrangements stress minimal use of blooms and tend to emphasize other areas of the plants such as stems and leaves. Twigs are also used.
These beautiful small vases are formed of kiln-fired glass and frequently incorporate mica or other elements such as dichroic glass. It usually takes a few firings at different temperatures to complete a vase. Each vase incorporates a small water reservoir that generally needs to be filled daily to keep the flowers fresh. Most arrangements last a few days to a week depending on the flowers used.
Dimensions: 5” x 5” x 1.5”
About Ikebana Vases