Boutonnière - handmade lapel pin for flowers - is handmade by glass blowing technique and goldsmith method. The boutonniere designed in order to retain water and keep the flowers fresh all day long. Apart from being pleasing to the eye, the flowers also spread their fragrances while being worn. This idea is a suitable gift for weddings, proms or any special events.
Since the beginning of mankind, flowers were used for various purposes, including decoration and camouflage. Many flowers and their scents have gained recognition and are appreciated for their numerous qualities. A flower in a breast pocket is a cultural characteristic that goes back to the early 20th century, as a decoration symbolizing wealth and fertility.
Boutonniere mini vase designed by studio Omer Polak. It is part of an ongoing research project about the sens of smell. For more information, watch TEDx talk "Smell as a design tool"