Whether you add them to a flower arrangement or feature them on their own in a vase, these 10 birch branches will make a dramatic statement. Each is three to four feet high and adorned with petite red berries, though for extra sparkle you can wrap them in fairy lights or tinsel.
Knud Nielsen learned the art of foliage preservation in Denmark, where he lived before emigrating to the United States in 1911. In fact, he ultimately moved to Alabama, where the company he founded remains based, because of its wealth of flora. His sons continued to grow the business, until it became the world’s largest company devoted exclusively to dried flowers and other materials--and one of the most artistically distinctive as well.