Owl-a Symbolic and Original Gift

If you want to give your loved ones some symbolic gift, then choose the image of an owl-a truly unique bird, whose image has long been popular with many peoples.

Let’s deal with symbols

As you know, the owl is a night bird, able to see in the dark and completely silent to fly in the gloomy darkness. And the appearance of “night mistress” is very different from other birds: her eyes are not located on the sides of the head, near the beak, plus the feathers forming the so-called “facial disc” — thanks to these features, the bird has a real face.

Owl-a Symbolic and Original Gift
The appearance of an owl is special, you can not confuse it with anyone

Such qualities allowed to associate the owl with the other world. Many people — for example, the Japanese and the Chinese think the owl a bird of death. But at the same time, according to legend, her image can protect the house from evil spirits.

Owl-a Symbolic and Original Gift
The image of an owl is often associated with something mystical, mysterious

Most people traditionally perceive owl primarily as a symbol of wisdom and knowledge. And indeed, in ancient times, this bird was considered an attribute of Athens-the goddess of military strategy and wisdom.

Owl-a Symbolic and Original Gift
The ancient Greeks, the owl is the companion of the goddess Athena

And in Russia for several decades owl-a constant symbol of the popular intellectual TV show ” What? Where? When?” The image of an owl is sure to taste, and presented as a gift crystal or just a glass bird will allow at least for a moment to feel like the winner of the final game.

Owl-a Symbolic and Original Gift
Crystal or just a glass owl — a great gift to the fan of the club of experts

For schoolchildren or students, the figure of an owl sitting on a stack of books will be a wish of successful study.

Owl-a Symbolic and Original Gift
Owl for a schoolboy or student-a kind of wish of success in school

A small image of this bird (say, in the form of a bracelet, keyring or brooch) can serve as a talisman, which helps to pass the exam well.

Owl-a Symbolic and Original Gift
Key chain, brooch and bracelet in the form of an owl

What else does the owl symbolize? In Slavic mythology this bird was considered the Keeper of treasures and underground riches. To the storage of your family capital is feathered being also treated with the utmost seriousness and responsibility.

Owl-a Symbolic and Original Gift
And the owl-Keeper of treasures and underground riches

Choose the image and functionality

So, we have dealt with the symbols. It remains to choose the appropriate image. And here are a lot of options really: from the most miniature birds…

Owl-a Symbolic and Original Gift
Owl-gift can be very tiny

… to a very impressive garden shapes.

Owl-a Symbolic and Original Gift
Spectacular sculptures-owls will appeal to the gardener

Shops offer magnificent figurines of all kinds of materials. For example, metal figures:

Owl-a Symbolic and Original Gift
Interesting look metal figurines

Very solid look carved wooden birds. This sculpture will please the connoisseur of Handicrafts:

Owl-a Symbolic and Original Gift
Figure of an owl made of wood

And how good painted ceramic owls! Cute and funny birds of all kinds of colors will appeal to those who like to decorate their home with such cozy little things:

Owl-a Symbolic and Original Gift
Multicolored ceramic owls

In the form of a stylized owl often made jewelry and jewelry: rings…

Owl-a Symbolic and Original Gift
Ring-owl — original jewelry

… suspensions…

Owl-a Symbolic and Original Gift
Pendant in the form of an owl

… earrings.

Owl-a Symbolic and Original Gift
Earrings in the form of a pair of owls-unusual and stylish

The man-made embodiment of an owl can carry not only semantic, but also functional load. For example, here are owl candlesticks:

Owl-a Symbolic and Original Gift
Figures of owls can be cute candle holders

Or such here is the original miniature boxes-a universal gift:

Owl-a Symbolic and Original Gift
Small box-owl will store trusted her values

Funny pocket watch-owl-a gift for stylish people with a good sense of humor and in General for all who know how to appreciate the time:

Owl-a Symbolic and Original Gift
Owl clock-for those who love accuracy and punctuality

Elegant owl-vase-souvenir for a lady who loves flowers and lovingly equips her home:

Owl-a Symbolic and Original Gift
Vase in the shape of an owl

On the suburban area, our heroine is also useful: here is a garden Scarecrow will drive away all uninvited feathered guests from your crop.

Owl-a Symbolic and Original Gift
Scarecrow in the garden — intruders scares, the plot is decorated with

Begin to work

Do you prefer to make gifts with your own hands? Owls — a fertile subject for art that will appreciate the owners of the “skillful hands”. Materials and technique — your choice. There are a lot of worthy options!

Owl-a Symbolic and Original Gift
Cute owl you can associate knitting or crochet

For example, a very beautiful owl can be tied with needles or a hook of bright threads — will be enough of the smallest glomeruli, always remaining in the economy of an experienced knitter.

Owl-a Symbolic and Original Gift
For such a souvenir will fit the remains of yarn, which is always an experienced needlewoman

Do not know how or do not like to knit? Look how old, but once very favorite mittens become an excellent basis for the future masterpiece:

Owl-a Symbolic and Original Gift
Old wool mitten can turn into pretty owls

Do not rush to throw out and bright socks: the most funny owls are obtained from them.

Owl-a Symbolic and Original Gift
Owlets-socks

Knitted beanie-owl is sure to be a favorite headwear of your baby.

Owl-a Symbolic and Original Gift
Hat-owl-a gift for clever and clever

A phone case with a beak and huge eyes will appeal to the teenage daughter:

Owl-a Symbolic and Original Gift
Knitted owl-shaped phone case

I prefer to sew? Then make here such an owl-pillow-sweet dreams will be provided to its owner.

Owl-a Symbolic and Original Gift
Owl pillow will bring sweet dreams

Fans of fashion patchwork can make a wonderful bird literally from nothing — in the hands of fairy-needlewomen small scraps turn into wonderful crafts:

Owl-a Symbolic and Original Gift
Owl-pillow from scraps

Masters of felting-felting technique of wool-will be able to make touching his charm toys in the form of a variety of owls: and serious…

Owl-a Symbolic and Original Gift
Serious owlets

… and funny…

Owl-a Symbolic and Original Gift
Funny owls

… and just very, very nice, who just want to caress and stroke.

Owl-a Symbolic and Original Gift
Cute owlets

Original owls can be made from a variety of improvised and natural material. For example-from cones and dry twigs:

Owl-a Symbolic and Original Gift
Natural materials make a wonderful owl

Craftsmen can cut a bird out of a pumpkin and decorate with sunflower seeds…

Owl-a Symbolic and Original Gift
“Pumpkin” owl

… or weave a vine (if you have the appropriate skills, of course):

Owl-a Symbolic and Original Gift
Woven of twigs owl

Cute owls are not too difficult to sculpt from clay or salty dough — such crafts even children can do:

Owl-a Symbolic and Original Gift
Owlets can sculpt from salt dough and paint with bright colors

Well, if you have a good imagination, then you will not have to make almost anything: just take a ball of wool, mark your eyes and nose on it — here you are funny owlets!

Owl-a Symbolic and Original Gift
Easy — owlets from balls of wool

Treat your family and friends with an original gift in the form of an owl-on the occasion of the holiday or at all without a reason. And it does not matter whether you buy it or make it yourself, what symbolic value you attach to it and what meaning you fill it with. The main thing-present your gift from the heart and with a pure heart.

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