The Language of Flowers

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Flowers have been used in jewelry designs for centuries as a sign of affection. For example, a gift of red tulips can mean a declaration of love, forget-me-nots are a symbol of remembrance, and pansies are a popular way of saying "think of me."

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Add flower beads and components to your jewelry designs to create beautiful floral pieces with meaningful sentiments. Floral jewelry is universally fashionable, working well for everyday wear, special occasions, gifts and wedding jewelry. We've gathered a bouquet of design ideas with popular flowers and their meanings to inspire your own blossoming styles.

The Language of Flowers

Roses

The Language of Flowers

Commonly associated with love and romance, roses are a great addition to wedding jewelry lines, special-occasion pieces and meaningful jewelry gifts. Different colors of roses add different meanings to jewelry.
  • Red: romance, affection, love
  • White: purity, innocence, sympathy
  • Yellow: joy, friendship, caring
  • Pink: happiness, admiration, grace
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Add rose beads, charms and pendants to jewelry designs to incorporate messages of love.

Tulips

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Tulips represent everlasting and deep love. These beautiful flowers add grace and elegance to jewelry designs. Create tulip blooms using seed beads for colorful masterpieces.

Use tulip flower components such as earstuds, cones, bails and more to add this fashionable floral to jewelry.

Sunflowers

The Language of Flowers
Sunflowers represent adoration, loyalty and promote long life, good fortune and happiness. Brighten up jewelry statements with sunflower beads and yellow accents. For truly one-of-a-kind design, create sunflowers using polymer clay.

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Design with sunflower beads, charms, pendants and drops for limitless style.

Carnations

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This popular flower is often gifted in honor of achievements and represents distinction and love. Carnations grow in a wide variety of colors with different meanings associated with each color.
  • White: purity, luck
  • Red: love, affection
  • Pink: gratitude, joy
Add a burst of style to jewelry with carnation bloom focals.

Daises

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Daises are a darling addition to jewelry and symbolize innocence, true love and purity. Find a collection of daisy beads and components to add this popular flower to designs.

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Floral jewelry is a timeless trend, and the possibilities of adding messages to your designs with flowers are limitless. View thousands of floral design ideas in our Gallery of Designs for instant inspiration. Use our Language of Flowers chart to help you get started.

The Language of Flowers
Rose
  • Love
  • Passion
  • Romance
Sunflower
  • Adoration
  • Loyalty
  • Longevity
Daisy
  • Innocence
  • Cheerfulness
  • Joy
Lily
  • Devotion
  • Passion
  • Rebirth
Orchid
  • Luxury
  • Beauty
  • Elegance
Tulip
  • Love
  • Gratitude
  • Honesty
Carnation
  • Good fortune
  • Fascination
  • Distinction
Forget-Me-Not
  • Compassion
  • Love
  • Fidelity
Pansies
  • Consideration
  • Admiration
  • Self-expression
Dandelion
  • Joy
  • Youthfulness
  • Happiness
Iris
  • Wisdom
  • Hope
  • Royalty
Daffodil
  • New beginning
  • Good luck
  • Rebirth

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