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Thursday, September 3, 2015

Wrought Iron Rooster: The Symbol of Fortitude

While wrought iron has been used for centuries, it has become very well known in its ability to add to your décor. Whether you choose a fence to put around your garden or you choose to put up plant hangers that are made from this material, the one thing you will find is that it will add to your décor. However, one of the most popular items to use in your outside décor is the wrought iron rooster. 

The rooster holds a special place in many cultures. Ancient Greeks glorified the rooster as it woke every morning and celebrated the new day. Greek Gods Zeus and Apollo were just two of the Gods that chose this animal as a sacred sign. The Chinese rejoice the rooster as a symbol of honesty and fortitude. In Japanese cultures, the rooster is sacred.

Several centuries ago, people began to use the rooster in their outdoor décor. An old barn with a rooster weather vane on top was a common sight to see in many countries. The rooster, to this day, still symbolizes vigilance, honesty, and watchfulness. With a rooster in your yard, you could guarantee that your home was being watched over.

The rooster is a very majestic animal. With its beautiful feathers and a bright red comb is a beautiful sight to see. Whether you choose this animal as the basis for your décor or not, having one inside or outside your home is certainly going to give it the added flare it needs.

In today’s world, most people carry their decorating themes outside and the rooster is still a symbol that is used throughout the world. Installing a wrought iron rooster in your gardens or near your home is not just going to provide you with a beautiful outdoors. In many cultures, it could just mean that you are taking an extra step to make sure that your gardens and your home are being monitored.


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