Peacock feathers have long been associated with protection, most especially of the inner psyche, the Third Eye. It’s beautiful pattern appears as an eye, fueling the legends of old.
The peacock “eye” in some cultures was thought to represent the evil eye and considered unlucky.
The bird, because of its vivid hues and royal attitude, is held up as a symbol to manifesting wealth in our lives and it was this royal attitude that had monarchs keep peacocks on the grounds for state occasions.
From Greek myth to Christianity, the “eyes” of the peacock represent celestial bodies, the field of eyes being the stars. In ancient Babylon, they stood on throne and throne-room as guardians to royalty.