Orange Blossom



(CITRUS.) Chastity.



This is cut in double white wax. It consists of five petals. The head of

the small curling pin is passed up and down over the whole of each; the

petals are afterwards curled a little with the fingers, to do away with

any formality. A middle size wire is used; pass a strip of white wax

round, about half an inch in length; press it broad at the end, and then

place a fringe of stamina twice round: colour the end of the pistil and

stamina with light orange. The petals are next affixed, and a cup or

calyx is formed at the base of light green wax. The buds are moulded

solid, round at the end, and pinched up into rather an irregular form

towards the base. The calyx is finished off the same as the flower.





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