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Diamond Falcon hoods

Posted by rod - 26.09.2010

Tiroler Goldschmied created these exclusive diamond-studded hawk’s hoods for this years Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian exhibition. Every piece is a one of a kind and designed according to individual ideas. The hoods are meant to calm the birds whilst amongst humans.
Falconry has been around for thousands of years in several parts of the world. However, today more than 50% of the world’s falconers exist in the Arab region and  Middle East and is considered a symbol of this region’s civilization more than any other region in the world. Even the coat of arms of the united Arab Emirates, which was officially adopted in 1973 features a golden falcon. via trouvaillesdujour, notcot

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