Wheat Weaving Frequently Asked Questions
|Question:||How long does a wheat weaving last?|
The wheat we use is grown for ornamental purposes only and is cut days before it would be cut for grain. A weaving will last for 20 years or more as long.as the wheat is cut before it is ripe.
|Question:||Is the wheat sprayed or dipped in some way to achieve the black beards?|
|Answer:||No.. It is a natural wheat no longer grown for commercial use.|
Can a wheat weaving be safely hung outside?
|Answer:||They are better kept indoors, although it is possible to keep them in an area.such as a screened off porch where they will be protected from the elements.and birds. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..|
|Question:||How can a wheat weaving be cleaned?. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. .|
|Dust may be blown off with a hairdryer or canned air (such as you would use.for computer cleaning.)|
|Question:||What is the best way to transport a wheat weaving, or send it by mail?|
|Answer:||The best way to ship a weaving is to sandwich it between two pieces of cardboard cut larger than the weaving itself, then staple and/or tape around the outer edge. This is the way we ship all orders placed on the web.|
|Question:||How is the wheat bent and worked without breakage?|
|Answer:||It is soaked in hot water until pliable.|