The bust of the eagle head captures the essence of the majestic bird of prey. The eagles very large hooked beak coated in a gold patina is used for tearing flesh from their unfortunate prey. The extremely keen eyesight of the eagle stares out spotting a potential prey from a very long distance. Through the ages and different cultures, the eagle has represented spiritual protection, carrier of prayers, strength, courage, wisdom, illumination of spirit, healing, creation, and a knowledge of magic. The eagle has an ability to see hidden spiritual truths, rising above the material to see the spiritual. The eagle has an ability to see the overall pattern, and the connection to spirit guides and teachers. The eagle represents great power and balance, dignity with grace, a connection with higher truths, intuition and a creative spirit grace achieved through knowledge and hard work. The handmade Bronze Sculpture was captured using the ancient method of lost wax casting and with feathers stained with a brown patina tarnish. The Sculpture is mounted upon a black marble base. Bronze Dimensions with Marble Base: Height 13 X Width 12 inches. Weight: 20 LBS.