Aluminum rods are cut to size (18", 24", & 36".) A color coating is applied so the stix will blend with all kinds of plant & floral materials. BotaniStix™ is all about the aesthetics. They are then embellished with high quality, jewelry grade details until they become luxurious orchid stakes!Christi also designs seaside inspired napkin twists and rings and lamp accessories. " Her interior design background is apparent in the details of her work. She stays very current with design trends & colors. Christi uses jewelry grade findings to make the pieces unusual and always beautiful. As a real 'people person,' she enjoys meeting her clients at their homes to custom her creations to their specific decor needs. You can reach Christi through the website, www.botanistix.com or directly at firstname.lastname@example.org .