About Ikebana - Nageire

   
Nageire and Moribana share the emphasis on the natural beauty and characteristics of flowers and plants with the more traditional Rikka and Shoka styles.  However, Nageire and Moribana are arranged much more freely.
 
Vases for Nageire are cylindrical often tall and generally have a narrow mouth.

In Nageire, stems are usually inserted into vases without using Kenzan (pinholder). There are various of methods to hold stems at the desired position.

Nageire Shatai
 
Nageire is also composed of three main branches, Shin, Soe and Tai. Shin’s height is usually one and a half of the height of the vase plus the width of the vase. Soe is about two-thirds to three-quarters of the Shin. Tai is about one-third to half of the height of the Shin.
Nageire The basic Nageire composition is leaning style, however, this is also divided into three categories in the same way as Moribana:  Chokutai,  Shatai, Suitai.
Chokutai (upright) Shatai (slanting) Suitai (cascading)
Nageire Chokutai Nageire Acer Nageire Suitai
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