Swallow sculpture

Swallow birds are lively, quick and playful. They look lovely and symbolize hope and reliability. No wonder why sculptures of swallows are loved by so many.

swallow sculpture

stainless steel abstract sculpture of a swallow on a rusted pedestal

 stainless steel abstract sculpture of a swallow on a rusted pedestal
Details of a stainless steel abstract bird sculpture that resembles a swallow.

 

Below a photo impression from an indoor sculpture with swallows designed for a home in Norway. 


Symbolic meanings of a swallow

The swallow has always had a symbolic meaning for sailors because these birds were usually the first sign that land was near. With a swallow tattoo a sailor expressed his hope of coming home safely.

sailors tattoo of a swallow

Did you know that swallows return home every year, no matter where they are?  Besides that the swallow chooses a mate for life. Therefore a swallow is also a symbol for love and loyalty to the family.