Evergreen Trends – The Peacock Motifs!

Evergreen Trends – The Peacock Motifs!

Who does not know and who doesn’t love the peacock? The countless and myriad colors found in the peacock feathers will always be nature’s mystery, bounty, beauty etc. The peacock symbolizes grace, charm beauty, pride and much more. The peacock can be compared to a rainbow itself, and that is the reason may be why rain and peacock is indispensable.
Remember, we as kids, used to collect lots of peacock feathers and keep it amid our books, having a belief that it will fulfill all our wishes. The bird peacock is revered both in History and mythology for its grace and charm. In Indian mythology, it is depicted to be the carrier vehicle of a particular god and in History; it is revered for its depiction of beauty and charm.

Even now in rural part of India, when a peacock opens its feathers and starts dancing, it is believed to invoke the rain Gods and people say that it will start to rain. Rain and peacock dance are synonymous with each other.

The young and the old alike are charmed by the peacock, and that is the reason may be it is termed or made as the National Bird of India.

Motifs:

Motifs are intricate, imaginative, and repeated kind of designs, used to create jewelry, furniture, textile or any other eye catching form of visual arts. There might be various kinds of motifs available in plenty, like the leaf motif, the flower motif, the mango fruit motif etc. But one design or motif which has not gone out of trend or is an always an evergreen trend is the peacock motif.

 

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Peacock Motifs:

The peacock themed motif, has been the favorite of designers, and has been used in various forms like a sari border, body of the sari, in wedding invites, as designs for blouses, and the list is endless.

Here is a list of things where we can know how and where all the peacock motifs have been used.

Royal Thrones:

Royal thrones are the places where maximum peacock designs and peacock motifs both are used. Due to its grandeur and royal look many royal thrones were carved using this design, and adorned with precious stones and diamonds to make it all the more rich and classy.

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Sari Borders:

Indian saris especially silk saris are known for their richness, vibrant color and soft texture. In these kinds of soft saris, borders play an important role and this is where the peacock motifs are made use of the maximum. The peacock motifs when weaved on the borders adds an extra richness to the already beautiful sari, making it an attraction for all females.

Body of the sari:

Many times weavers use the peacock motifs in the entire body of the sari while weaving them. These kinds of peacock motifs can be either seen on silk saris or handloom saris or just plain cotton saris too. Usually golden threads are used to weave the intricate threads of peacock motifs in the entire body of the sari, giving it a magnanimous effect due to the various colors found in the peacock.

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Blouse Border:

When a plain blouse is adorned with the peacock motif, it automatically changes the entire look and feel of the blouse, by increasing the attractive quotient due to the peacock themed motif in the borders. These kinds of blouses can be worn with various kinds of saris due to its richness of the design.

Jewellery:

Not to forget the use of peacock motif based jewellery. These neck pieces are particularly worn by females, who have a high taste for jewels based on the peacock motif. They exude an indomitable charm and increase the beauty and give a sense of pride to the female who flaunts it. Many heirloom pieces and antique jewelers still vouch by the peacock motif, and it is liked by the young and the old alike.

 

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Wedding Invitations:

Wedding invitations can be made all the more grand, by just adding a simple peacock motif. When imaginations are high, it can be used in a variety of things and this is no exception. The names of the bride and the groom can be printed or carved inside the peacock feather and the border of the wedding invitation can be given various colors found in the peacock motif, making it a more vibrant wedding card.

Hair accessories:

Various hair accessories are any women’s favorite, and if it is a peacock motif based hair accessory it is all the more special and beautiful to any female. Hair pins, hair bands, peacock colored scarves are all hair accessories where this grand motif of the peacock can be used. Hair bands and hair clips can be adorned with small beads or stones on the peacock design or motif to add more grandeur and richness to this tiny piece of fashion.

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Dresses:

Peacock motifs can be seen on dresses too. Both Indian and western dresses can be designed using the peacock motif. Due to its varied and rich hues, peacock themed motifs can be used on plain dresses or they can be designed as a neckline too.

Ear Rings:

Dangling ear rings, are a women’s most preferred item of jewellery, and is used on many occasions. It is a piece of fashion item which goes well with all kinds of outfits, ranging from the six yard wonder, the  sari, to the latest kind of western outfits also. Dangling ear rings have peacock motifs engraved on them, and makes the female who has worn it more charming to look.

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Tiaras:

The tiaras which are worn by beauty queens, who win various pageants, are designed based on the peacock motif. This adds more grace to the beauty queen who will be on seventh heaven when she adorns it.

Decorative items:

As we have already told that when imaginations are many and vivid, it can be turned into beautiful pieces of decorative items. Decorative items like flower vase, wall hangings, key holders, etc also make use of this unique design, to add more beauty to the staid decorative items.

 

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Floor carpets:

If a person is bent on royalty, he can adopt the entire peacock themed motif anywhere. Floor carpets are no exception for this. The peacock colored or the peacock motif based floor carpets, catches the eye of one and all, and adds more vibrancy wherever it is used and jazzes up a dull place due to its bright hues.

Hand bags or clutches:

Hand bags or clutches are any woman’s necessity, and it is a must wherever she goes. These hand bags or clutches can be designed using peacock motifs. It adds more richness to the outfit worn. It can be carried to high end parties, meetings, wedding receptions etc.

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Tattoos:

Peacock feathers, or peacock motifs make for excellent tattoos. If the person has fair complexion, it looks all the more beautiful on them. Peacock tattoos can be drawn on various places like, the back, below the nape, on the shoulders, etc.

Foot wears:

Last but not the least; peacock motifs have caught the eye of the footwear designers too. It can be worn on various occasions, and it can match any shade of dress.

So, these were some of the evergreen trends using peacock motifs. This motif makes you look all the more classy, and adds an oomph factor to your overall beauty and personality.

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