Silk Expressions was formally started by Dawn Traficanti in the year 2001. Aside from being our founder, she serves as the company’s owner and head artisan of all our products. Assisting her in the expertise of creating all sorts of trees and floral and succulent arrangements is a talented designer, Cindy Melton. Between them, they have more than 55 years of designing experience. We provide unique and highest quality permanent botanicals.