Peacock and Symbolism in Indian Jewellery



The Peacock has been a prominent symbol that appears in several form of art, architecture, textiles and jewellery.

It has been a symbol of opulence, beauty, pride and royalty.

Apart from being the National Bird of India, In Indian Mythology it has been associated with,

Rain and Indra, the god of thunder. A symbol quite often used to announce the onset of rains. 

The vahana of Murugan/Kartikeya, the God of war, victory, love and wisdom.

Krishna adorns a peacock leaf in his crown, symbolising divine wisdom, his third eye.

The Peacock has been a prominent and popular symbol in Indian Silver Jewellery and we see its various representations across different accessories

Do check our Dance of the Peacock Collection that celebrates the magnificent peacock and its many forms.  

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