Snowflakes are the most beautiful geometric figures that can be drawn even by a child. They are symbols of winter and all holidays that are observed during this season.
StampNews.com is glad to introduce four colorful new stamps from the U.S. Postal Service that celebrates the joy of winter, Christmas and New Year.
Each of the four stamps depicts a different snowflake. When it snows, untold millions of ephemeral ice crystals form unique patterns that are as stunning in their complexity as they are fleeting. This infinite variety inspired the designers to experiment with different graphic shapes.
Each snowflake is drawn in one of four colors: purple, pink, green, or blue. Applying light and dark shades of color enhanced the intricate geometry of each flake and added a feeling of playfulness to the stamp art.
"We hope to capture the art and the science of the snowflake and preserve it forever", U.S. Postal Service Northeast Area Operations Vice President Richard Uluski said in a press release about dedicating the stamps. "These bright, cheerful stamps bring a whimsical splash to holiday cards, thank-you notes, invitations, greeting cards and any mailing that calls for a touch of warmth during the coldest months of the year".