Silk fans are a classic favorite for wedding favors, elegant hand fan gifts, and cooling accessory to match elegant garbs and special occasions. Shop our premium selection of silk hand fans, which include a deluxe assortment of Chinese traditional silk fans
, which set the trend for painted hand fans, to the Japanese silk folding fans
, which are prized for their smart, compact, and Asian-original design.
Our Selection: Traditional Chinese Silk Fans and Silk Folding Fans
Our silk fans and silk hand fans will always greet you with the unique and special shine of silk because they are leafed with fine silk, which features a smooth-textured, lustrous, translucent, and gauze-like surface, and will always feature vivid prints and colors because not only silk dyes well, it catches dirt hardly because of its glossy surface and can be washed and dried quickly. Silk hand fans are also very light to hold and durable so you can enjoy them for a very long time and rely on them as a handy cooling accessory for a humid weather.
Inspired by how Asia is easily referenced as the source of the finest silk fans, we offer you our rich pickings of silk fans and silk hand fans, which are exquisitely crafted and adorned by Chinese artisans, including:Traditional Chinese Silk Fans.
Designed after the Chinese silk fans that are popular during the Sung Dynasty, traditional Chinese silk fans feature a round or oval frame that is fixed to a long handle and have a leaf of white, translucent silk that features colorful Chinese painting.
Traditional Chinese silk fans can be thought of more as a luxurious piece of art masked as a silk fan because they model the first painted hand fans in Asia and the enduring beauty of their featured paintings not only make for their Oriental design, as such:Consistently served as an inspiration for the many luxurious paintings and designs found in Asian hand fans until today;
Traditionally displayed the identity and status of their user; and,
Is usually one-of-a-kind, so you know that you have your money's worth and that they are a worthy-to-be-treasured piece of art.
Silk Folding Fans.
Patterned after the famous Japanese folding fans, silk folding fans are framed with at least 8-inch long wooden or bamboo strips, called sticks, that is secured by a metal rivet on one end and they are finished with silk fabric that is stretched flat at least halfway their sticks up to their tip. Silk folding fans typically open to the shape of a half-moon and they may come as plain or solid-colored silk folding fans or detailed with Japanese-style paintings.
Asian Wedding Decorating with Traditional Chinese Silk Fans
The vintage shape and iconic Oriental print in Chinese traditional silk fans instantly tell us that they are a staple for Asian weddings and parties that pay homage to Oriental aesthetics, and, indeed, putting them onto your wedding or party's details – whether as a decor or a silk fan favor – can dramatically fill your venue with an artistic Oriental imagery.
Set the drama for a more lavish Oriental flair by decorating your party venue's walls or surroundings with Japanese norens
, illuminating the party room with red traditional Chinese lanterns or printed paper lanterns, and incorporating opulent Asian ornaments, like jade charms and gilded candle holders, and opt to drench your party venue with sparkling details, like silken tablecloth or galaxy tulle, especially in the lucky shade of red, to channel a modern Oriental vibe. Also, don't forget to rest these Chinese silk palace fans on display stands so your guests can keep them smart after the event as a room or office decor.
How to Choose Silk Folding Fans for Weddings, Favors, and Gifts
Folding fans, generally, paint a picture of subtle elegance, and silk folding fans, whether solid-colored silk folding fans or painted silk folding fans, are no exception. Perfect your wedding or party with our tips on choosing the size, color, and design of silk folding fans to ensure they match your needs and perfectly harmonize with the rest of the party details:Take note of the size of silk folding fans to buy.
Silk folding fans that measure 8" in length usually are of the perfect size for the teens and petites, or as a supplementary source of breeze up to a slightly humid weather. And when the hot and humid weather of summer calls for larger-sized silk folding fans, never settle for anything less than our 9" long silk folding fans to keep your wedding and party guests cool on your outdoor wedding.
Also, if you love the idea of decorating or gifting family and friends with silk fans that you, or they, can rest on display stands as a room decor, try our silk fans that measure at least 12" long. At this size, these silk fans can standout magnificently from across the room and they are fairly lightweight, you can occasionally grab them for a quick strong breeze on a hot summer's day.Tips on how to choose the color of silk folding fans.
Silk folding fans are available in a wide range of colors, like navy blue, lavender, dark purple, light blue, pink, watermelon red, orange, ivory, and sky blue, and the best news yet: The natural luminosity of silk makes them appealing to the eye, so you surely can find easily the perfect color to match your wedding or party's motif, or their recipient's taste, and fret not that your favorite warm-colored silk fans won't freshen up your wedding or party on a hot summer's day.Tips on how to choose printed silk folding fans for men and women for gifts and wedding favors.
If you love the simple elegance of folding fans but feel plain in solid-colored silk fans, then rest your choice on painted silk fans and printed silk folding fans: Choose simple-styled silk fans for men, like which come in masculine colors of black, navy, brown, or grey; which feature the same colors in dual-tone silk fans; or, feature geometric prints for their design. The wide array of designs fit for women, somehow, makes it easy to shop the perfect painted silk fans for your lady guests and recipients.
The beauty of painted and printed Asian silk fans is that they never fail to give weddings, special occasions, and their user a pleasant style boost, much of them tells a story about the life, history, and rich culture of the Asian people, they even carry wishes for good luck, prosperity, and good health, which make them a graceful addition to your special occasion and more special as a hand fan gift.
Where to Buy Silk Hand Fans for Weddings and Wholesale Silk Folding Fans?
Silk hand fans are one of our specialty products here on AsianIdeas.com, so if you are looking for great variety, a lot of choices, and wholesale silk hand fans for gifts, wedding favors, and party giveaways, or cheap but quality silk fans for summer, Asian home decor, props for Asian performances, or simply for everyday use, our selection of silk hand fans will surely have the model and style that suits your taste and special occasions.
Shop our silk hand fans wholesale or bulk to enjoy our exclusive discount offer and also checkout our personalized silk fans
, silk parasols
to match your choice of silk hand fans, and the history of hand fans
to learn more about how hand fans are used in Asia.