this unique peice of Meenakari Metal Tiger is made of aluminium. Beautifully hand finihed showpiece.Tiger as one might imagine, primarily deals with strength. The fact that it is a nocturnal creature means that the tiger is a symbol of authority and command over subconscious thought. This serves as a symbolic message of balance and sound judgement. In that the tiger shares the world of both night and day, the tigers bears a message of prudence to us. In other words, the tiger asks us to not overdo in certain areas of our lives. Rather, keep an even mind and an overall balance in our life activities.