When it comes to jewelry design motifs, flowers are – pardon the pun – perennial favorites. These delicate creations inspire jewelry designers to capture their fleeting beauty into timeless jewelry. Because flowers are so rich in symbolism, they make for thoughtful gifts for your loved ones and you.

Around the world, people use floriography –the language of flowers – to send coded messages. The type of flower given, its color, and even the number of flowers given can express feelings like love, joy, or sadness, and enrich a special event or day.

GIA_FlowerInfographic_110515_FNL5So let’s take a closer look at some exquisite examples of floral jewelry to learn more about the language of flowers and the secret messages these jewelry pieces might hold in part two of our Secret Messages of Flowers series.