The eagle is one of the most common animals, which can be found in mythology and heraldry. As the personification of strength and power, this stately bird is present on national emblems of ancient civilizations and modern states. Moreover, many of the world’s peoples believe that the eagle plays the role of messenger of gods, a bridge between heaven and earth, and a sun symbol.
The eagle is not the biggest flying bird, but its size is impressive. The wingspan of individuals exceeds two meters, and weight might reach 5-7 pounds. These smart predators can soar, rising several kilometers above the ground, and if they see the prey they rapidly dive and grab it with the sharp claws. The mighty bird can hunt down and tackle not only small rodents but also quite large animals, such as hares, foxes, wolves, and even deer and antelopes. Acute peripheral vision allows the flying hunter to notice movements on dozens of square kilometers around.
The greatness of the eagles fascinated people at all times. The ancient Greeks saw these birds as the emblem of divine hand, spiritual force and good luck. The Romans considered the bird a sign of triumph in battle. Glorious victory, so it was often depicted on military banners with Jupiter lightning in its clutch.
Machine Embroidery Design Eagle Head
Hoop size: 130 x 180 mm ≈5.1 x 7 inches
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American Indians revered the eagle as a manifestation of the universal spirit, the sacred messenger of heaven, which celebrates the beginning of a new day. The Scandinavians saw in him the image of the supreme god Odin, the Chinese – a sign of the Sun, valor and fearlessness. In Christian tradition, the majestic bird stands as the embodiment of fortitude and divine inspiration.
It is not surprising that with such a wide spread in the world culture the eagle is reflected in heraldry. First and foremost it represents the state authority and wise leadership. It means a reasonable strength and strong will of the ruler as well as fame and success.
Machine embroidery design EAGLE HEAD as a symbol of courage, determination and dignity will appeal to most men. The pattern is perfect for decoration of men’s clothing and can be placed. For example, on the back of a shirt or light jacket. The EAGLE HEAD will look great on a bag or backpack.