LARGE Jade PIXIU PAIR

Sale price Price $200.00 Regular price $90.00 Unit price  per 

9" x 5" x 3.5"
Pi Xiu (Chinese: 貔貅; pinyin: píxiū) or Pi Yao, also known as Tian Lu, Bi Xie or Bai Jie, is a Chinese mythical auspicious creature with the fierce looking of a dragon head, horse body and unicorn claws; the winged animal's bold body resembles a lion covered with whitish-grey fur. Legend has it that Pi Xiu has a mouth but no anus, thus could gobble up anything without excreting. It is fond of water, gold, silver and jewels and takes wealth from all directions as food. Because of this, Pi Xiu has the meaning of bringing in wealth and treasure. Of course, it is capable of warding off evil spirits and bringing good fortune. Some people even believe that it can guard their homes, assist them from being offended the Grand Duke Jupiter and bring them good luck in love relationship. As a result, many modern people would wear a Pi Xiu.

Two Different Types Of Pi Xiu, A Male And A Female
According to legend, there are two different types of Pi Xiu, namely male and female. The male is called Pi with head facing left while the female Xiu facing right. Nowadays, Pi Xiu is of a single sex. If you choose to have only one Pi Xiu, either male or female one will be fine. If you buy a pair of Pi Xiu for your partner and you, there will be rules on the head orientation.
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Effects Of Pi Xiu
1. Guard Home and Ward off Evil Spirits
Displaying a consecrated Pi Xiu at home can ward off evil spirits and improve the family fortune.

2. Acquire and Preserve Wealth
In ancient China, many casinos and windfall venues would display Pi Xiu to ward off evil spirits and gather wealth. In modern times, more and more businessmen choose to put a Pi Xiu in company or at home to gather wealth in view of the intense market competition. It is said that wearing a Pi Xiu can bring you good fortune when gambling.

3. Improve Fortune
According to the ancient Chinese sages, fate is predestined but fortune can be changed. In ancient China, people believed that ''touching a Pi Xiu one, two and three times can respectively bring good fortune, rolling profits and rapid promotion''. Therefore, Pi Xiu is also a symbol of people's good wishes.

4. Drive Away the Undesired Romance
Another magical effect of Pi Xiu is that it can drive away the undesired romance and prevent the master from unnecessary harassment or family dispute once displayed on the desk.

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