List of Lucky Animal Decor For Home Decoration.
Red Swan [Hong Daēng in Thai] 朱雀 is a symbol of wisdom and knowledge, according to Chinese cultures. It is a bird that has feathers like fire flames, which can create renewable energy like Phoenix. In Ancient Chinese Tale, Red swan was used as a representation of the Empress and a symbol of Wisdom, Intelligence, and Loyalty. It is one of the divine beats that the Chinese people pay respect, especially for the business owners. Because to be successful in business, one needs to have the skill, knowledge, and wisdom as a weapon to be the leader of the industry. Red Swan is one of the famous lucky animal decor art for interior decoration.
Dragon is a symbol of power, strength, and greatness. In Chinese culture, it is associated with masculinity. Dragon has its origin for 4,000 years ago. According to the ancient myth, dragon was composed with body parts from 9 animals. It has antler, camel’s head, evil’s eyes, snake’s neck, giant clam’s belly, fish scales, eagle’s nails, tiger paws, and cow’s ears.
Dragon is considered as an auspicious creature and Taoist masters used it as a vehicle. Its duty is also to protect the Heaven. Because Dragon is a symbol of authority, prosperity, and abundance; Chinese kings in ancient time like to use a dragon image as a symbol of royal power. This is the reason why there are lots of dragon depiction on the animal decor walls and statues in the palaces.
Many Chinese people in the past believed that dragon’s saliva could create a magic crystal ball which is called “pearl of the moon” or “pearl of abundance”. It will inspire abundance of agricultural productivity. Some legend mentioned that Chinese people pay respect to the dragon as one of their gods, and it a vehicle of Guan Yin goddess.
Even though, dragon seems to be an aggressive creature, yet it can bring benefits and happiness to the mankind. For instance, dragon can cause weather seasons, which create rains, wind, and fire. With great power from dragon, it is regarded as the most important sacred animal. For this reason, Chinese people worshiped Dragon in order to bring happiness and prosperity to their home. Moreover, the prominent characteristics of dragon are intelligence, determination, powerfulness, so it is widely worshiped as a power of strength, perseverance, courage, and patience. In addition, the dragon’s power helps to protect, prevent, and eliminate all evils.
Tiger is a symbol of a great leader and supreme power. It is also associate with elegance, bravery, and majesty. According to an ancient legend in Asian cultures, a tiger spirit is believed to repel bad luck, evils, and unfortunate disasters. Tiger has been around humans for more than millions of years. Its origin was in China and become well known around the world since the 5th millennium BC.
It is no surprise that tiger is associated with and plays an important role in almost every aspect of the Chinese people’s lives from artworks, songs, poetry, animal decor wall paintings, and belief. The tiger tale has been told and pass on from generation to generation until the present days. In Feng Shui principles, Tiger symbolizes survival, security, and good well-being.
According to the ancient Chinese, Fish is considered an auspicious animal. It is a symbol of wealth and abundance, and Chinese traders like to have Fish figure as a luck animal decor item in their business and commercial establishments. The popular fish include goldfish and koi fish. Goldfish is a symbol of the abundance of money. While Koi fish is a symbol of success and profitability.
In Chinese culture, Horse is one of the 12 traditional Chinese zodiac signs. In the spirit of Horse, it is associated with speediness, strength, and faithfulness. As in ancient battlefields, the horse can run through flames and any dangers. Therefore, it is a symbolic creature of a Hero, Protector, and unyielding defender.
Similarly, a depiction of a Running horse symbolizes auspiciousness, good news, good fortune, fame, well-known, and reputation. It is recommended to place a Running Horses painting facing into a house. Horse is one of the most popular animal decor arts for new home and office.
Bird is symbolic animal, which means freedom, creativity, and happiness; because of its ability to fly in the sky. While peacock like to show off its stunning eyes-tail feathers to attract a peahen. For this unique characteristic, it has become a symbol of beauty and dignity. In the past, peacock feathers were used to decorate on a hat the senior officers.
Phoenix is an ancient Chinese mythological creature, which is a symbol of peace, obedience, and loyalty. In China, it was worshiped as a Wind God and represented the Empress and Yin. Therefore, it is common to see a pair of Dragon, which representing the Emperor and Yang, and Phoenix together in Chinese animal decor art, in order to symbolizes the harmony of a married couple.
12 Chinese Zodiac Animals is a symbol of abundance, because it represents friendship, fellowship, and moral support.
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