Natural feather and beaded peacock earrings: Available in 5 colors, and also in natural without beads, choose from 5 colors, or get a set of 5 to match any outfit or share with your friends. These Natural or Beaded Earrings are made with they eye of the peacock pheasant tail feather, the tips of the tail quill feathers. Available with sterling silver of hypoallergenic stainless steel ear wire French hooks. The unique iridescent blue and green feathers have deep black centers accented with metallic bronze. This extraordinary natural coloration is caused by photonic crystal structures in the surface layers of the feathers. For some cultures, the eyes of the tail feathers represent the all seeing great divine and immortality. These attract attention and are naturally admired by women and men alike, and with the addition of hand threaded beads carefully fitted and arranged on them create a perfectly weighted and light set of earrings that sway and dangle long beyond the lodges and gently sweep the side of the neck.
Peacock Feather Earrings : meaning and power
In ancient Greece, the peacock was the patron bird of the goddess Hera. According to myth, she placed eyes on its feathers, symbolizing all-seeing knowledge and the wisdom of the heavens.
Greek: The emblem of the bird-god Phaon. Associated with Hera, who is credited with scattering the Argus Eyes over its tail. The feathers represent his qualities: kindness, patience and good fortune.
• The peacock is the bird of Krishna and he wore peacock feathers in his hair.
• For over 4,000 years peacocks graced temples, because of their snake eating ability.
• In the western world, the peacock was referred to as a slayer of serpents. The shimmering colors of his tail feathers were explained by his supposed ability to transform snake venom into solar iridescence.
• Saraswati, goddess of poetry, music, and wisdom also rode a peacock.
• The Goddess Saraswati rides a peacock.
• Indra sits on a peacock throne.
China: Its feather is an attribute of the goddess Kwan-yin
• In China the peacock is symbolic of fertility.
• The Chinese goddess Kuan-Yin is associated with peacock feathers.
• In China, the bird was a symbol of the Ming Dynasty. The Chinese equated the peacock with divinity, rank, power, and beauty.
Japan: Its feather is an attribute of the goddess Kwan Yin.
Buddhists associate peacock feathers with openness, since the birds display everything when they spread their tails. Buddhists also ascribe great meaning to the bird's ability to thrive in the face of suffering.
• Sufis feel the peacock symbolizes the cosmos (the sun and the moon)
• The Phoenix of Classical Mythology also had gorgeous plumage and lived in the Arabian desert. Every few hundred years, the Phoenix would spread its wings with myrrh and burst into flames, only to rejuvenate itself from the ashes of the fire to live anew. The Phoenix and the Peacock both symbolize resurrection and life after death, The Egyptians thought of the Phoenix as an emblem of Ra, the Sun God. Christians believe these eyes were representative of the Holy-See (all-seeing Mother Church). This made the peacock a sacred bird. By the Peacock was a sacred oath, because the peacock was thought to have the power of resurrection, like the Phoenix.
As you can see, the peacock has attracted peoples attention with it beauty all around our world for thousands of years, making these timeless feather earrings a classic that you will love.
Our Peacock Earrings are natural, unique and handmade by skilled artisans in a large variety of styles, colors and sizes. This jewelry is custom made to order. Our Earrings are sold as pairs. All carved post earrings for regular pierced ears come with an extra set of posts! Prices listed are RETAIL and US $.
These Wood, bone or horn earrings for regular pierced ears are handmade in genuine materials.
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