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Fireworks have a variety of different effects. These different effects can be paired together to create a spectacular show for your viewers. We hope that you will enjoy the fun effects of your Phantom Fireworks, and that you will do so in a safe and careful manner.


A spider like effect in the sky, much like fine lace. The brocade effect is generally a silver tail effect, and is brighter than the willow or tiger tail effect. Most brocade effects use glitter to produce the long brocade tails.

Fireworks Effects/Brocade


A flower-like aerial pattern, usually resulting from a cake or mortar.

Fireworks Effects/Chrysanthemum


A type of star that leaves a long trail of sparks as it flies through the air.

Fireworks Effects/Comet


A type of comet that breaks into multiple comets, usually forming a cross shape.

Fireworks Effects/Crossette

Palm Tree

An aerial effect that produces a gold or silver stem as the shell rises into the sky (known as a rising tail), followed by a brocade or willow effect that creates palm fronds. It resembles a gold or silver palm tree in the sky.

Fireworks Effects/Palm Tree


Bright balls of color that fly through the sky and burn themselves out after reaching maximum height.

Fireworks Effects/Pearls


An aerial effect that looks like a spherical ball of colored lights in the sky. A very common aerial effect on most fireworks displays.

Fireworks Effects/Peony


A ball of stars in the center of another ball of stars. Another way to describe this effect is a small peony inside a larger peony.

Fireworks Effects/Pistil


A strobe is a blinking effect. When used in a shell with hundreds of strobe stars, the strobe effect looks like shimmering water in the sky. Strobes can be a variety of colors, including white, green, blue, and orange.

Fireworks Effects/Strobe


An aerial effect that looks like a giant gold willow tree in the sky. A true willow effect has delicate golden trails that hang in the sky ten seconds or more.

Fireworks Effects/Willow

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