See the link for some pretty pictures
"A flower is like a person, affected by their environment, so you have to strengthen yourself, even if you as a person feel abandoned."
"Not too surprisingly, form follows function, since Bleeding Heart essence is a remedy for the aching or broken heart. The fact that the flower is like a pendant hanging from the stem also suggests that it may help with codePENDANT relationships, when the pattern of dependency is creating a strain on those involved."
"The flower is like a good book. It is like a fine wine paired with a special meal on an unforgettable night. The flower is like a great friend who is always there when you need them. Delicate and beautiful yet meaningful and memorable, few can do what the flower can do - year after year, moment after moment. "
That first melon tureen was crafted for interior designer Howard Slatkin, whose shop on East 70th Street in New York City sold Kanevsky's porcelain creations as fast as he could make them. "I always loved botany in school, and next I had the idea to do a flower," the 61-year-old artist says. "I like flowers because they have a logical structure to them. It's like architecture. The inner structure of a flower is like a good building."
Lots of similes in the link.
"The tree trunk has so much detail and the flower petal is like a drop of color."
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