Animal Symbolism was the secret language of Medieval Alchemy. Birds were the favorite image used to represent the transformation of metals in the process of oxidization. The shifting iridescent phase of the transformation was symbolized by the peacock: The rainbow of colors resembled the peacock's magnificent plumage. In alchemical terms, the peacock feather is symbol of wondrous transformation. The body of this key a sigil representing a blazing feather. At its heart is the feather's brilliant eye. -The key measures 1.75 inches / 4.3 cm in length. -It is cast in solid bronze, hand-finished to a warm antiqued patina.
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