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Be like a peacock and dance with all of your beauty. ~Debashish Mridha
Peacocks were Victorian before they were Art Nouveau. The blue peacock lives in India and Sri Lanka and has been admired and kept for thousands of years. The green peacock is found in Java and Burma. There is also a Congo peacock, native to African rain forests.
The small Turquoise Peacock panel is 6 x 18 inches, on three 6-inch tiles.
The medium Turquoise Blue Peacock is 8 x 24 inches inches, on three 8-inch or four 8 x 6 inch tiles.
The large Turquoise Blue Peacock is 8 x 30 inches inches, on five 8 x 6 inch tiles.
18-Inch Tile Panel: $ $415 / $755 (two facing peacocks)
24-Inch Tile Panel: $ $495 / $910 (two facing peacocks)
30-Inch Tile Panel: $ $770 / $1380 (two facing peacocks)
The turquoise blue peacock is also with a white or light cream background.
In Greek mythology, Hera created the Peacock from Argus. The tail features symbolize the vault of heaven and the eyes of the stars.
Peacocks have a rich heritage in the decorative arts, particularly tile, for millenia. They appear in early Christian tomb art, in ancient Rome and Byzantium.
In India, the peacock was created from one of the featers of Garuda, a mythical bird and a carrier of Lord Vishnu. It is a symbol of the circle of time. In a battle between Ravana and Lord Indra, the peacock spread its feather wide open to hide Indra. In return, Indra made the peacocks feather iridescent. Indra is seated on a peacock throne. Peacocks are also associated with Lakshmi, the goddess of weath. Placing peacock feathers in the home can attrack wealth and prosperity.
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