Sola wood bouquets: Eco-friendly floral handicraft with lots of potential

In Macao, Winnie Lai is one of the few instructors certified to teach the art of sola wood flower arrangements. Rustic and homey, the eco-friendly handicraft invites a conversation about eco-friendly alternatives to fresh-cut flowers.

Sola wood
Extracted from Aeschynomene aspera (a shrub found in Southeast Asia), sola wood can be turned into rustic floral decor - Photo by Rudra Narayan Mitra