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First Swallow

'The First Swallows', 1964, Juozas Mikenas; Vilnius, Lithuania

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Bring a bit of steampunk's fearless spirit to everyday clothing and decor with this swallow design!

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Handmade Felt Swallow ~ ~ scissors tail is difficult, like leggings on this stuff, toss me one night, a thin little thing is really thin wool poke taboo, do not ask me how poked out, anyway I poked wash the stamp almost no confidence whatever the outcome, just barely get out of the wings is a thin pointy well done, had first felt a large needle, and then wet felting, needle felt ... again

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Blue swallow necklace — Victor Gerard, Frence, retailed by Louchet, c. 1900.

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Metal Swallows oooohhhh.... this pulls at my heartstrings.. my first apartment was in a part of a barn... barn swallows would swoop around the courtyard - driving my cat insane.. i have loved them ever since...

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Swallow watercolour tattoo on the inside of the upper arm, my first tattoo! Got it from Tilburg Ink in the Netherlands, these tattooists are amazing

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I've been wanting to get a tattoo for a while and finally found something that I can truly live with -"Birds in tattooing have several meanings, among which the most recurrent are, especially for the swallow, freedom and safe return home. Birds are often also used to represent the soul. In this design, a much stylized manaia forms the swallow´s head and breast, enforcing its protection value; just below, a fish hook symbolizes wealth and prosperity (it is also believed that seeing the first…

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