9. Statue in quality bronze (copper 84%, tin approx. 9%, zinc approx. 6%)
Designed by Eddy Adriaens
HEIGHT 0M95 - WIDTH 0M75 - DEPTH 1M40 - WEIGHT: CA 70 KG
Bronze Post Modern Contemporary Life size Nude Girl kneeling on the Ground Revelling in
This exclusive and superb bronze sculpture is a very beautiful and elegant work of art
representing a gorgeous life size naked sitting / kneeling charming young woman / lady /
girl with a butterfly taking off from her outstretched hand. The patina is really beautiful. The
whole is in excellent condition. The exquisite Statue was described as "Few Sculptors are as
capable of Capturing the pure grace of a thoroughly beautiful Woman in her Prime in the
This bronze sculpture is expertly hand-made by skilled craftsmen using traditional methods
and produced in top quality bronze using the "Lost Wax" casting method. The"Lost Wax"
Cast method is the most precise metal casting technique in existence; ensuring exquisite
detail of the original host model which is usually sculpted in clay or wax. This "Lost Wax"
casting method is an extremely labor intensive, time consuming and hence expensive
process; but ensures pristine quality and vivid detail! The resulting bronze sculpture is
durable and strong, withstanding all conditions. The resulting art of work is suitable for
Indoors or Outdoors (Outside, Exterior, Garden, Water Feature, Business Hall, Commercial
Building Places, Poolside)
THE FLYING BUTTERFLY IS A LIBERATING SYMBOL. On a spiritual level, the butterfly is
the symbol of the immortal soul and the short-livedness of life.
VULNERABLE, BEAUTIFUL AND FRAGILE: A butterfly is very beautiful and graceful, but
you can hardly hold it without hurting it. The same is true when it comes to people: we
must treat each person with admiration for his beauty, but with great caution and respect.
We must not catch or hold children, lovers, friends, ... people, but release them. When they
love you, they will stay with you or they will come back to you. To hold them is not only
useless, it is suffocating, dangerous and unnecessarily endangers emotions of affection and
love. The butterfly you are holding can not fly.
DANCING, MOVING, FEELING: Butterflies encourage us to rise, take off and move. When
they move, it's as if they're dancing. Thus they remind us that we should not take things so
seriously in life. They awaken in us a sense of lightness and joy and make us see life as a
dance. Dancing in itself gives great joy. Dancing gives us the sweetness of life. This is
further underlined by the fact that butterflies have taste receptors on their front legs.
Walking around on flowers, they taste them.
BEAUTY, JOY AND HAPPINESS: The Chinese and Japanese see in the butterfly a symbol
of beauty, marriage happiness and joy. In Greek mythology, the butterfly is representative
of Psyche, whose name translates to soul. Psyche is linked to love, because of her
passionate bond with Eros, the god of love. These two are described as hopelessly in love.
For this reason, releasing butterflies during a wedding is a symbolic gesture of celebrating
the love between the newlyweds. To express their love, as well as the joy of this new life
transition, the bride and groom can perform a release of one or more butterflies.
THE BUTTERFLY GIRL
10. CHANGE: The dance of the butterfly also reflects the need for change; from
where we were and are, to the next phase of our existence. The light
playfulness of the butterfly gives a double message: Yes, there is a deep,
powerful transformation taking place, from earthly, material things to a
higher, spiritual world, but all this shrouded in color, joy and lightness. If a
butterfly appears, ask yourself how much or how little joy you experience in
your life. Look up, look forward to change. Realize that change is good.
An old Native American belief is that in order for a wish to come true, a
person must first capture a butterfly, whisper his or her wish to it and then
let it go. The butterfly would then fly silently to the heavens, unable to
reveal the wish to anyone but the Creator, who would grant it. To send your
personal wishes to the universe, you release your own butterfly, whispering
your wishes before sending them out into the universe.
TRANSFORMATION: The literal metamorphosis from caterpillar, cocoon, to
butterfly is the ultimate symbol in our nature for transformation.
Presumably no other animal has become so symbolic for the process of
transformation and shape change as the butterfly.
Every new idea and every step of self-development is reflected in the
development of the butterfly.
1/ His egg phase stands for the birth of an idea.
2/ In the larval stage it is up to the time to determine whether this idea will
be converted into an act.
3/ In the cocoon one has to go inside himself to connect the idea with his
4/ The emergence of the butterfly is the birth of a new reality. Now the joy
of the new creation can be shared with others.
These four steps of change takes place constantly in life. They are necessary
for our further development. The power of the butterfly
helps to organize thinking and to make the next step conscious.
Every day we transform, every day we change. Experience your
transformation to the fullest, see it as a wonderful gift and discover
and develop the range of possibilities that you obtain and already possess.
Use your wings and fly into the wide world!
RELIGIOUS MEANING: For Christians, death is the transition to a better
life, the transition from a vale of tears to the Heavenly
Kingdom The butterfly symbolizes that the soul, upon the death of a human
being, transcends its physical envelope, much like a tranforming butterfly.
The butterfly also symbolizes the three stages that the human soul goes
through: life, death and resurrection.
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