Pixiu (貔貅) is one of the five auspicious animals of traditional Chinese culture. Embodied with a dragon head, lion body and paw. Besides having a beard under its chin, it also has wings at both sides with flying abilities. It is believed that it has the capability to draw wealth from all directions and it doesn’t have any anus, which signifies that it only allows money to roll in and prevent them from flowing out. Pixiu crave the smell of gold and silver and also like to bring money to their masters.
In Chinese mythology, the Dragon King has nine children and Pixiu Is is one of the nine. Dragons are believed to have supernatural power in changing the weather and ruling the oceans so it is very natural that its sons are all powerful. In Chinese people’s minds dragons are a symbol of power and dignity. The Chinese saying “Touch Pixiu once good luck comes, twice money rolls in, and thrice promotion all the way up.”
The set of Pixiu comes with 2 designs :
- Midnight – Wealth and prosperity will flow in. Prevent money from flowing out.
- Burgundy – Wealth and prosperity will flow in. Prevent money from flowing out.