Each month of the year has a special birthstone chosen to represent it, and in the month of September the honor belongs to the beautiful sapphire. Cherished and coveted for thousands of years, this iconic blue stone has held an important place in most cultures and religions. The gemstone signifies the presence of the divine and has a celestial association. Although the gem occurs in many colors, it is the most intense sapphire blue which is the most valuable and the most sought after.
Did You Know? The sapphire is the third hardest mineral on the Mohs scale, and is sometimes utilized for commercial purposes such as optical components, windows, and crystals for wristwatches. Read More about September Sapphire Birthdays »
Posted by David Kraft on August 15, 2017
| Last Updated: August 16, 2017
If we asked you to name a flower that completely embodies the essence of springtime, chances are the daisy would come to mind. But although you may imagine the iconic gold and white variety, this deceivingly simple looking flower comes in over 4,000 species, and grows naturally on every continent of the globe except Antarctica. Daisies come in the full spectrum of color and represent almost 10% of the flowering plants in the world. No matter what your special occasion or event, the daisy is a classic choice - and Nanz & Kraft Florists are the best floral experts to call for the freshest, most exquisite cut daisies in Louisville.
What's in a Name? The name daisy is derived from the Anglo-Saxon word "daes eage" which means "day's eye", so named because the flower opens its petals when the sun rises and closes them at sunset. Read More about Celebrating with April Daisies »
Birthstones have been associated with birthdays since ancient times, and continue to be meaningful representatives for birthdays throughout the year. Birthstone bouquets capture the essence of the precious gems through vivid floral displays - from the garnet of January to the turquoise of December, the beauty of flowers is the perfect medium for expressing the allure of the birthstone. At Nanz & Kraft Florist, our floral designers have imagined beautiful bouquets you will be proud to give to your family and friends. Read More about Ideas for Birthstone Bouquets (Photos) »
Posted by David Kraft on December 30, 2016
| Last Updated: January 2, 2017