The baby alligator shape was chosen for it’s wonderful organic texture, elevations, and symmetry. The alligator is an ancient survivor and symbol of strength, perserverance, and patience. It's patient timing reflects the need to refrain from passing judgement and to roll with the punches when being attacked by the circumstances of life.
The Lotus flower starts as a small flower at the bottom of a pond in the mud & muck. It slowly grows up to the waters surface continually moving toward the light to eventually emerge and bloom into a beautiful flower. The Lotus flower is a symbol for beauty and success after overcoming obstacles in life. It also symbolizes spiritual awakening and enlightenment.