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 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.
[ WORTH READ:Overnight Beauty Tips to Wake Up Pretty As a Princess]
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 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.
[ WORTH READ:Artistic and Innovative Blouse Sleeve Styles!]
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.
[ WORTH READ:10 Super Gorgeous Heavy Work Designer Blouses]