Yes, these are real flowers. Real flower jewelry begins with flowers bred in miniature and then they are preserved in a clear resin. The sterling silver is hand crafted by talented artisans in Taxco, Mexico, who are famous for their silver work. Flowers included in our Real Flower Jewelry line include; rose buds, pansies, forget me nots, daisies, petunias, poppies, and more. Beautiful handmade artisan jewelry of Mexico is a fair trade product.