Birds are naturally the subject of legends: They navigate the realm between earth and heaven, and were seen as divine messengers and agents of elemental power. Egyptian, Sumerian, and Indian mythologies had Bird-headed gods in their pantheons. The clever raven, the phoenix rising, the dove of peace and the owl of wisdom... The myth of the sacred bird exists in all cultures, from the most ancient and exotic, to the closest and most familiar.
These ornate bird skulls of bronze and silver are inspired by sacred shrines and reliquaries, and measures approximately 1.25 inches / 3.2 cm in length. Their eyes are set with apair of fiery yellow sapphires.