Selam, the Oriental Language of Flowers was an old Persian
poetical art introduced into Europe by Charles II, king of Sweden, when he returned to Sweden after
years of exile in the Ottomanian court. His courtiers adopted the mode of speaking through
flowers,Durch die Blume sprechen, which spread throughout western Europe. These 24 card
designs feature sentiments or symbolism of popular flowers from plants and trees.
Cards are printed with
archival inks on heavy cardstock paper and include matching envelopes, and purchase
options include all 24 designs, the first half, and the second half.