In the Western world the peacock has been used as a motif in art and design at least since early Christian times. In its earliest and medieval incarnations the peacock symbolized Christ’s resurrection, renewal, rebirth.
Apparently the peacock also symbolizes pride but let’s not go there. Pride is a vice and really overplayed these days (in my humble opinion haha), when it comes to the song and dance some of us call “civilization”.
The peacock is also India’s national bird and has come to represent royalty, grace, joy, beauty and love.
Peacock blue of course is a distinctive hue, one of my favourites when it comes to shades of blue.
Large peacock painting from etsy shop Lydia Gee
Dupioni silk in Peacock Blue from etsy shop Everything Indian
Etsy shop Lydia Gee
Blue Peacock Art Print from etsy shop Peacocks Gallery
Peacock inspired wedding brooch bouquet from etsy shop Rubybloomscom
Wow check out this amazing Mosaic Chest of Drawers from etsy shop Nikki Ella Whitlock
Postcard – Peacock at Monsalvat from etsy shop ClicktyClick
Mask from etsy shop ValentinaVeleziana