Luxury in all colours, shapes, and materials: a guide to choosing forever roses as a gift

Amaranté London Forever Roses and Dried Flowers

Over the years, giving roses as a gift has become the perfect gesture to express our true feelings and let someone special know we are thinking of them. Amaranté's forever roses are wonderful preserved roses that can remind those who receive them of your emotions for years.

Amaranté offers a rich selection of Fairtrade Forever Roses arranged into high-quality, handcrafted cardboard, suede, or acrylic hatboxes. Each composition is made to order for you, to make for the most luxurious and unique gift, no matter the occasion.

In this article, we will guide you in choosing from our Forever Rose arrangements for your loved ones or yourself, and you will learn about the meaning behind the colours of the roses and the shapes of the hatboxes we offer.

1. Pick a shape and size for your arrangement

Forever Roses in a hatbox are our signature floral arrangement. Amaranté crafts luxurious forever roses (preserved flower) arrangements in classic hatboxes, suede hatboxes, clear acrylic boxes and more.

We handcraft each infinity rose composition to order so that you can customise your unique gift with a personal touch by choosing among a variety of box shapes.

You can pick your preferred box and complete your order by selecting your favourite Forever Rose colour for a unique combination and surprise your loved ones with a thoughtful gift.

We use high-quality handmade hatboxes to perfectly complement our marvellous infinity roses and provide you with a luxurious experience. Our arrangements are available in a square or round shape and come in multiple sizes.

Our forever rose arrangements are currently available in the following sizes:

  • Extra Large Round: 12” x 12” box (30-38 large roses)
  • Extra Large Square: 12" x 12" box (36-42 large roses)
  • Large Round: 9" x 9" box (18-22 large roses)
  • Large Square: 9" x 9" box (25-30 large roses)
  • Medium Round: 7" x 5” box (12-14 large roses)
  • Medium Square: 5.5" x 5.5" box (9 large roses)
  • Small Square: 4" x 4" box (4 large roses)
  • Single acrylic box: 3.5" x 3.5" box containing one 5-6 cm rose.

The meaning behind the shape

Black round hatbox for forever roses
Large Round Black Suede Hatbox
Forever roses arrangements in black square hatbox
Square Black Hatbox (Suede)

Like colours and numbers, you can select your box shape to communicate different messages and emotions.

When thinking of geometric shapes, straight lines and angles usually symbolise organisation, familiarity, trust and uniformity. Circles and curves, with their softer form, usually represent community, love, unity and perfection.

The square

The square is traditionally considered to represent solidity and stability, as it is impossible to imagine a square shape being easily distorted. For this reason, this shape may feel exceptionally reassuring.

Furthermore, the four sides of the square can symbolise the four cardinal points, the four seasons, the cosmic elements (the sun, the moon, the stars, and planets) or even the four main elements (air, earth, fire, and water).

The circle

Rounded shapes tend to convey a positive emotional message of harmony and protection. The round shape is often used to represent unity, commitment, community or love.

Due to its graceful continuous line, a circle gives a sense of completeness and grace. Being the shape of life-giving elements, like the sun and moon, circles have become symbolic of the life-cycle and have a sacred quality.

2. Pick your box material

Amaranté's packaging is luxurious craftwork available in various materials, including fully recycled and recyclable cardboard, elegant brushed suede, and acrylic. Thanks to our vast selection of materials, you can easily personalise any luxurious forever rose arrangement to all occasions.

Forever Roses in a hatbox by Amaranté

Our rigid cardboard boxes are the ideal packaging to complement your beautiful forever roses in a hatbox. Round and square hatboxes are an equally luxurious and environmentally-conscious option, available in a large, medium, small, and single-rose size. Our luxurious hatboxes are designed to help your Preserved Flowers maintain their gorgeous look for as long as three years.

Suede hatboxes

If you prefer, you can opt for our sophisticated round suede boxes, available in three sizes: extra-large, large, and medium.

Suede, from the French phrase gants de Suède, literally "gloves from Sweden" is one of the most elegant materials and will enhance the beauty of your luxurious forever roses.

Acrylic jewellery box

At Amaranté, you can shop luxurious eternal roses in your favourite colour, arranged in high-quality acrylic jewellery boxes. These stunning versatile boxes are perfect for displaying your everlasting flowers and storing jewellery, watches, and other accessories.

Forever rose acrylic jewellery boxes are currently available in clear, black, and white, and are embellished with an elegant satin ribbon.

You can choose from three different sizes:

  • Medium: 8" x 8" box (9 large roses)
  • Small: 8" x 5" box (4 large roses)
  • Single-rose: 3.5" x 3.5" box with one extra-large rose.

3. Choose the right colour for your arrangement

Our handcrafted forever roses hatboxes come in various colours, each of them holding a specific meaning. In fact, colour symbolism can influence people's emotions in different ways.

Choosing the right colour for your forever rose hatbox will give your gift a deep significance and show that you know and deeply care about the person who receives it.

Colours provide a visual expression of our personalities and emotions. In fact, traditions have also created associations of colours, feelings and moods.

Understanding these associations will help you create the most stunning forever rose arrangement.

Forever Roses in Hatboxes of different colours


Forever Roses arrangements in a hatbox (black and square)
Forever Roses Arrangements in Square Hatbox

Black is an incredibly versatile colour and can be associated with elegance, sophistication and sensuality. It is bold, powerful, and a bit mysterious, and will make your floral composition fit perfectly in any environment while exalting the natural beauty of your forever roses.


Red Roses in a Large White Hatbox - Amaranté London
Red Roses in a Large Round White Hatbox

In Western cultures, white is a colour often associated with virginity and purity, but can also represent peace, humility and innocence. Amaranté London Forever Roses in a white hatbox are the ideal wedding gift, a long-lasting memory only preserved flowers can offer.


Red roses in grey hatbox - Large Size
Forever Rose Arrangement of Roses in Grey Suede Hatbox

Gray is a mature and responsible colour, typically associated with security and reliability. Its positive connotations include intelligence and dependability, making it a perfect gift to give to your boss or older colleague.

Royal Blue

roses in a hatbox: large royal-blu with red roses
Large Royal-Blu Hatbox with Red Roses (Suede Finish)

Blue is a serene and calming colour representing harmony, unity, and trust. Royal blue first became famous thanks to Queen Charlotte, who heavily incorporated it in her wardrobe.


Red roses in a lare red-suede hatbox
Red roses in suede red hatbox

Probably one of the most loved colours globally, red is associated with passion, love, and even danger. It is a powerful colour that will help you clearly state your deepest emotions.


Red roses in a suede pink hatbox - Extra Large size
Red Roses in Pink Suede Hatbox

In modern times, pink symbolises femininity and tenderness. This shade is inherently sweet, cute, and charming. Amarantè's handmade pink suede hatbox is the perfect gift to playfully remind someone you care about them.


Red roses in a beige hatbox and suede finish - Extra Large size
Preserved Red Roses in Beige Hatbox

Beige is associated with unity, simplicity, and pleasantness. The attributes and meanings of beige change based on the colours it accompanies. It is the perfect colour to help some red vibrant infinity roses stand out.

4. Celebrate your special occasion with the right arrangement

Amaranté's forever roses arrangements are the perfect gift to give and receive on special events. No matter the occasion, flowers will always make a beautiful gift, but preserved roses can make your dearest memories last for years.

Below you'll find some tips to navigate our colour, material, and size options and choose the right arrangement for every occasion.

Bright red forever Roses for Romance

The most apparent box and flower colour for romantic occasions is bright red. The relationship between red and romance is one of the most enduring and familiar traditions in flowers' history.

Our dozen red roses styled in a luxurious round suede red hatbox is a perfect way to celebrate your anniversary or a romantic date.

Eternal Roses for Weddings

If you are looking for a beautiful wedding gift, remember that white arrangements are traditionally associated with this special day. The white rose is also known as the bridal rose and symbolises the unity and purity associated with a new bond of marriage.

Pair a white handmade cardboard box with our stunning, crisp white eternal roses to create the perfect wedding gift.

Preserved rose compositions for Birthdays

Forever rose compositions can be a stunning centrepiece for a birthday party, and a bright and colourful arrangement is the perfect way to send your birthday wishes.

Rainbow forever roses are an unforgettable birthday statement and are available in a bright and pastel shade.

Eternal Roses for Mother's Day

Forever roses are an ideal present to show how much appreciation we have for our mothers. Find out what her favourite colour is and make her day! We guarantee our luxurious forever roses will make her feel special.

Say Thank You with Preserved Flowers

Roses are a classic gift to show gratitude. The best arrangements to express thankfulness are usually created in pink, peach, and yellow, representing friendship and joy.

Get Well Wishes

When sending someone flowers to wish them well, or just to brighten someone's day and wish them a speedy recovery, you should choose a bright, vibrant and cheerful composition. We guarantee our forever roses will instantly lift their spirit.

Choose a single rose colour or combine multiple shades to create the happiest memory.

Forever roses are a luxurious gift like no other

Amaranté offers you the opportunity to create the perfect gift by matching the size, colour and shape of our handmade hatboxes with stunning preserved roses that will delight whoever you wish to surprise.

Just pick your box shape, colour, size, and the delivery option the best fits your needs. Your forever rose arrangement will remind your loved ones of your emotions for up to three years.

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