Peacocks and peacock feathers have been favorite design motifs of artists, especially during the Art Nouveau era. That’s when Will Bradley, Albert Turbane, and others used the bird’s elongated neck and showy plumage to illustrate book covers and posters. Almost a century later, rock-poster artists such as Wes Wilson, Victor Moscoso, Bonny Maclean, and, later, Emek, would return to the peacock theme to create posters for concerts featuring everyone from Quicksilver Messenger Service to Queens of the Stone Age.

Artists and designers working in three dimensions also favored the colorful birds. Louis Comfort Tiffany’s famous Favrile glass Peacock Vase from 1892 appears to be made of nothing but overlapping peacock tail feathers, while Staffordshire ceramists such as T.H. Sandland reproduced full birds, sold in pairs, standing with their feathers raised high behind their crested heads. Makers of carnival glass such as Northwood and Millersburg put peacocks in the centers of their iridescent plates; costume jewelers like Trifari, Coro, and Kramer fashioned peacocks into pins and brooches; and in the 1930s, so many Georgian tufters produced bedspreads featuring peacock designs, Highway 41, which runs north and south through the state, was known as Peacock Alley.


Best of the Web (“Hall of Fame”)

National Carousel Association

National Carousel Association

Since 1973, the National Carousel Association has been dedicated to preserving and restoring carousels and carousel… [read review or visit site]



Most watched eBay auctions    

Jumbo 10k Gold 6.0ctw Ruby Emerald Sapphire & Pearl Peacock Bird Brooch/pendant 23. 7 Antique Vintage Peacock Eye Buttons + 1 Peacock Bird ButtonStunning German Guilloche Greenish Blue Enamel Thimble With Peacocks C.1930s Super Pretty Stippled Blue Peacocks On The Fence Carnival Glass Plate, NrVtg Chenille Green Double Peacock Hearts Floral Bedspread 88 X 92 Full DoubleCarnival Five Dugan Blue Peacock At The Fountain TumblersAntique Fenton Peacock & Grape Carnival Glass 8 Inch Bowl Piecrust Edge. C1911Large Brass Antique Button W/ Two Peacocks Feathers Open And Closed 1-3/8" Northwood "peacock And Urn" Master Ics Ice Green Ice Cream Bowl - 10.25"Antique Embroidered Flapper Shawl Piano Scarf Peacocks Flowers 48x49"+16" FringeVtg Unsigned Designer Peacock Purple Blue Ab Rhinestone Brooch Earring Set A53Carnival Super Set Of Six Peacock At The Fountain Tumblers Killer Pumpkin ColorVintage Ornate Gothic Brass Fireplace Folding Peacock ScreenFine Old Chinese Enamel Cloisonne & Brass Peacock Pheasant Bird FigurineVintage Turkey Red Damask Linen Towel Long Fringe Peacocks Show Towel For GuestsAntique Vintage Earl Hawthorne Painting Peacock Premier Paints Metal Tin SignAntique C.d. Peacock Chicago 14k Gold Pocket Watch 35 MmWow!! Gorgeous Northwood Amethyst/purple Peacock At The Fountain Fruit Bowl!! Special Item Natural Red Ruby Pearl White Cz 925 Silver Peacock Necklace 17 InchWow!! Gorgeous Northwood Dark Marigold Stippled Peacock On The Fence Plate!!6 Pure White Peacock Peafowl Hatching Eggs -- One Day Sale!!!0.36 Cts Certified Round Cut Vivid Peacock Blue Color Loose Natural Diamond 89183pc Euc *tall & Curvy* Lularoe Unicorn Lot - Ninjas, Peacocks & SnakesAntique Vintage Textile Woven Silk Bed Cover Throw Peacocks Northwood White Carnival Glass Peacock & Urn Pattern 10" Ice Cream Bowl19th C. Qing Dyn Chinese Silk Embroidered Fu-lion Skirt W Peacock FeathersInknburn Racer Back Running Tank Top Peacock Print Built-in Bra (small) Rare!Antique Fenton Carnival Glass Plate, Peacock And Urn, Bearded Berry, Cobalt Blue5 Assorted Peacock Peafowl Hatching Eggs - One Day Sale!!! Ships Monday 24 AprGorgeous Northwood Dark Marigold Peacock On The Fence Ruffle Bowl**presale** 3 Pure White Peacock Hatching EggsYokohama Kaiser West Germany Bowl Peacocks Flowers Blue Gold Flowers BeautifulFenton "peacocks & Urn" Carnival Glass Plate In Blue**presale** 3 Cameo Spaulding Peacock Hatching EggsHuge D&e Juliana Peacock Blue Margarita Stones Amethyst Rhinestones Brooch Pin2 Green Spalding Peafowl Peacock Eggs *very High % *java Green Hatching IncubateUnicorn Watercolor Peacock Feather Amelia Medium Lularoe Stunning Fast Shipping!Gorgeous Northwood Dark Marigold Pce Peacock On The Fence Plate!! Lots Of Pink!!Case Xx 2006 Cheetah Cub Peacock Appaloosa Green Bone #08308 Scrolled Bolsters6 Silver Pied Peacock Hatching Eggs Phf0363 -- Ready NowLularoe Tc Peacock Leggings Vintage Ornate 36" Long Brass Peacock Style Folding Brass Fire Front ScreenRoberto Top Cavalli Blouse Peacock Draped Neck Chic Long Sleeve Italy 42 Us 6 4 Purple Peacock Hatching Eggs Phf0361---- Ready Now!! Peacock Pendant - James Avery 60th AnniversarySigned Boucher #8069p Vtg Brooch Pin Peacock Feather Blue Green Rhinestone B0072 Pied Hatching Peacock Eggs Vtg Victorian Style Wood/lace Fireplace Screen Peacock/ Floral Beautiful25th Century Band Revue Funk Sweet Soul 45 Peacock Nothing Is Better For Me F1456 Indian Blue Peacock Hatching Eggs Phf02-102 ---- Ready Now!! 2 Java %green Spalding Peacock Hatching Eggs Phf0362 ----ready Now5 Peacock Hatching Eggs - India Blue, Pure White, Blue And Silver Pied 3 Fresh Pure White Peafowl Peacock Quality Hatching Eggs From Quality Birds !Peacock Teacup PlanterChristian Louboutin Black Blue Peacock Detail Suede Ballet Flats Size 37 7Case Xx 2006 Baby Doc Peacock Appaloosa Green Bone Handles #08308 6282sp-ss Northwood Lime/ice Green Carnival Glass Peacocks Peacocks At The Fence Plate 9"**presale** 3 India Blue Peacock Hatching Eggs Free Shipping Eggs Are Coming!Certified Green Natural A Jade Jadeite Pendant Peacock Phoenix Lotus Flower 孔雀 Fiesta 6" Peacock Blue Flared Small One Bud Vase F-327 Fiestaware