Oaks are symbols of many things. Strength, honor, longevity endurance, faith and virtue are but a few of these. The oak speaks to the steadfastness of belief, even through tough times. Some believers think that Christ's cross was made of oak. The oak tree is considered sacred to many cultures.
Acanthus Butterfly Plaque Hand Cast Stone (Terra Cotta) by Carruth Studio. $38.00. This butterfly surrounded by flowers evokes a sense of peace and a connection with nature. It makes a lovely gift, and is the perfect accent for any garden, deck or sunroom. It is slightly larger than most plaques, and can be displayed hanging or resting in a flower bed or lawn.