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Many of our products include fireworks effects in the description, but what do they mean?

Spirit of ‘76 offers a variety of fireworks with a variety of effects. Whether you are just buying fireworks for personal use or you’re a retailer, you should know the difference between the different effects that fireworks have. Here’s a list of the different effects with descriptions:

  • Crackle: An audio effect featuring little snaps and bangs of beautiful color explosions.
  • Wave: A loud wave of powerful explosions that light up the sky.
  • Humming Snakes: High pitched screeching sounds highlighted by snake like trails covering the sky.
  • Crossette: This is an effect that spawns several other effects. One being an exploding colored star which releases several other colored stars.
  • Peony: An expanding sphere of stars with soft explosions.
  • Ring: Expanding ring generated using numerous stars.
  • Comet: Shooting stars up close and personal.
  • Falling Leaves: A peaceful impression of falling leaves, drifting downwards in a calm, pleasing manner.
  • Photo Flash: Aerial flash bangs with an exciting finale.
  • Fish: Relaxing swimming effects in many different colors.
  • Glitter/Strobe: Load bangs with glittering strobes.
  • Mine: Spurts of scattered explosions that light up the sky.
  • Brocade: An expanding sphere of stars with loud bangs.
  • Go-Getters: Colorful chasers that burst across the sky.
  • Willow: Slow, loud explosions that stretch across the skyline.
  • Dahlia: Loud bursts of several different colors.
  • Tourbillion: Volcano like eruptions with small flutters.

We have complied video for some of the most widely used effects in consumer fireworks. Check out our playlist below to learn about different fireworks effects.