In feng shui, objects are important in the decoration of the house and especially their symbolism. Any object has an influence on our morale because a beautiful painting with shimmering colors, with beautiful landscapes or happy representations will participate to increase our good mood. Our place of life, if it is well arranged and pleasant becomes a haven of peace where it is good to revitalize in family. This chinese astrology website (thechinesezodiac.org) present us Top 6 Lucky Charms for 2018 Year of the Dog
The most protective object is the convex Pa Kua mirror. This mirror is placed at the door of your house outside and its convex mirror has the particularity of repelling harmful energies and sending them back. This mirror acts as a shield to protect your home and family members, bad outside influences or a bad neighborhood.
In business, they are reputed to protect from competition.
In Asia, it is a very popular and widely used object for many years.
Also, metal wind chimes are important because they are used to fight against shar qi or harmful energy, for example on beams with salient angles, or as powerful talismans to fight against annual plagues or harmful stars (San sha or 2 disease stars or 5 wu wang) This year of the dog 2018, we place them in the southwest, east and center of the house)
The faceted crystal balls are beautiful objects that illuminate your interior as the rainbow colored prisms of light are scattered throughout the room bringing in the yang sunlight and raising the energy.
Chinese coins, called sapeques, are traditionally used as currency for Feng Shui, or for Yi King.
The Chinese piece is a symbol of prosperity very popular in China, and is often used as an amulet.
The old round Chinese coin, with a square hole in the middle, was first issued under the Qin Dynasty. The shapes of these Feng Shui coins and Chinese coins have real meaning. The round shape of the coin symbolizes the sky, and the hole in the center of the Chinese coin represents the earth.
According to Chinese traditions, coins must be tied with a red thread, fire element. Indeed, if you want to connect a Feng Shui currency, or Chinese coin, you have to use a cord, or a red wire, to activate success and prosperity.
According to Chinese traditions, putting a Feng Shui currency, or a Chinese coin, in the wallet, or purse, attracts money and prosperity. Feng Shui coins, and traditional Chinese coins, are excellent catalysts for attracting positive influences on money and wealth.
One can also place a Feng Shui currency, or Chinese coins, under a plant that is growing to symbolize the money that will arrive in the house.
The lucky Chinese coins have always been a symbol of prosperity in China. The use of pieces as amulets for Feng Shui is widespread and still in use.
For example, in FENG SHUI, Chinese coins are used as symbols of prosperity and good fortune. You can thus gather 3 Chinese pieces, which symbolize the union of the sky of the earth and the man, by a red thread, which symbolizes the realization, that you will keep in your wallet, or that you will place near from the front door of the house, to attract abundance and wealth.
In the Feng-Shui tradition, pieces are also placed in the animal representation mouth, be it the toad (frog), the pig, and other animals …, to promote luck and money.
In decoration or in good luck, a Feng Shui currency, or Chinese piece, will find its use and its place in your home, or in the place where you will need it.
Better known in the West as the laughing Buddha, he is present in all Chinese houses.
His bag contains inexhaustible riches and all the misfortunes of humanity.
It is a symbol of happiness and prosperity.
Since Chinese civilization is very old, there are many beliefs and superstitions that can affect behavior or choices in life. Numerology, Feng Shui, choice of colors, etc … contribute to favor the signs of auspiciousness, luck and prosperity.
Many words in Chinese have a pronunciation close to numbers. The number 8 (pronounced “ba”) is close to “fa” which means prosperous.
If you have been to China, you have probably noticed the unusual frequency of the number “8” in the phone numbers of hotels, airlines or companies. Most of them are supposed to bring a good omen or a blessing for the “prosperity” of companies.
Telecommunication companies and car registration authorities in China have (unofficial) rules for charging an extra for every “8” number that you would like on your phone number or car plate. For example, the Sheraton Taiping Hotel’s phone number in Shanghai is 6275 8888.
Nine (pinyin jiu) is considered a good figure in Chinese culture because it sounds like the word “sustainable” (pinyin jiu).
The number nine is considered as auspicious and Chinese dragons are often associated. For example, a Chinese dragon is usually described in terms of nine attributes and usually has 117 scales – 81 (9×9) males and 36 (9×4) females.
This is also why there are nine forms of the dragon and the dragon has nine children. The Nine Dragon Wall is a wall with the representation of nine different dragons, and is found in imperial palaces and gardens. There are a number of places in China called the “Nine Dragons”, the most famous being in Kowloon, Hong Kong.