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Feathers â€“ Your Style Statement
Feathers â€“ Your Style StatementA bird flees from your window, leaving behind its feather that comes at your feet, floating in the air. When you accomplish something, it adds a feather in your cap. A painter gives a feather touch of his brush dipped in colors, to his painting. Something that is easier or lighter for lifting, is termed, â€˜feather weightâ€™. Apart from such literary usages, feathers occupy a place of great significance in our lives.
Feathers have a variety of uses. They are used for decoration as well as for designing purposes. Feathers make a great design on a dress. As such feathers are used in different ways by different fashion designers, to design the costumes and accessories that are associated with it. Feathers are also used in the decoration of homes. People, who find decorating with flowers, typical, often opt for feathers. Feathers give an unconventional look to your home.
The misconception that a feather can cause a lung infection if smelled, has given rise to a number of people believing in that feathers are bad and harmful. Yet a majority of people like beautiful feathers. Feathers are used by many people and in many societies, civilized as well as uncivilized. In civilized societies, the use of feathers is made for the purpose of fashion designing and decoration. In the under civilized societies, there are feathers used for costume and for the purpose of performing witchcraft.
There are various companies available in the market that sell feathers at reasonable costs. One such company which is into selling of a variety of beautiful feathers is Continental Feathers. Along with high quality real bird feathers, dyed feathers and plumes, tails, eyelets and swords,nike schoenen, they offer discount feathers for sale in bulk. They offer a wide range of products that include Feather Boas, Peacock Feathers, Peacock Eyelets and Swords, Ostrich Feathers Drabs, Ostrich Wing Plumes,ghd rettetang, Rooster Tail Feathers, Strung dyed saddles, strung natural saddles, strung neck hackle, pheasant feathers, turkey feathers, goose feathers, duck feathers, feather fans, quills, coquilles, biots, etc.
Nowadays, feathers have become an inseparable part of the fashion industry. Feather boas are wore by women as a style statement while attending parties and are sported as a new style by the models who walk on the ramp. Feathers also have a lot of other uses. For instance, they can be used for decoration purposes too,nike schoenen online, if you are bored with the usual way of decoration at every festival or occasion. Feathers can be used for bridal bouquets, for table decoration as well as for floral designs, childrenâ€™s arts and crafts projects, jewelry, hats and clothing, as also the fishing enthusiasts use it in fly-tying.
Since our childhood, we have been listening to stories told by our grandmas about Robin Hood who wore a feather in his hat, the fairy with her wings, also about Lord Krishna, who sported a peacock feather in his crown, etc. When we look back into history, we find that the feathers were used since the time of Adam and Eve.