Japanese Floral Art, a strong sense of decoration

This Japanese floral art is centuries old, it differs from the Western floral compositions with its symbolism, its asymmetry and the use of space. Different currents: Rikka, Suna-no-mono, Nageire, Chabana, Seika, Shoka, Moribana and Jiyuka. Ikebana is born from the offering of flowers to Buddha. Its literal translation is "living flower" or "making flowers live". Since always, it designates a floral composition made with flowers, foliage, branches ... It is the art of the bouquet following the Japanese traditions and techniques. These are compositions which must appear simple, natural and light in opposition to the Western bouquets.Ikebana uses flowers, natural elements, as well as supports or containers.