Vintage Tortoise and
Crane Coin - for Longevity and Good Health
Color: Vintage Look
Dimension(in): 2.4x0.25x8 in each
Weight: 50g each
Dated back to the Ming Dynasty, this coin
is inscribed with the perfect longevity pair: the Crane and the
Tortoise. The yang side is inscribed with chinese characters "Kwai
Hawk Chai Sau" (which means tortoise and crane combined to
bring ultimate longevity). The reverse side has drawings of the
tortoise, the crane, the symbol of "togetherness" and
the symbol of longevity. Ancient feng shui texts noted that the
crane is another most important bird symbol in feng shui next
to the mythical phoenix. The crane represents the patriarch of
winged birds and is the bird of immortality. The beautiful crane
can fly to the heaven and is endowed with many mythical attributes
and the symbol of immortality, happiness and longevity. Meanwhile,
the tortoise is one of the four celestial animals (Dragon, Phoenix,
Tiger and Tortoise) in Feng Shui practice. Tortoises are as essential
as dragons. It is the greatest sign of longevity, stability, steadiness,
good fortune, support and protection. Very suitable as the best
anniversary gift, birthday gift or limited collective ornament.
The receiver will achieve good health, longevity, safety, fame,
riches and long career.
What Crane and Tortoise coin symbolizes
and how to place this object?
The ancient feng shui texts noted that
the crane is another most important bird symbol in feng shui next
to the mythical phoenix. The beautiful crane can fly to the heaven
and is endowed with many mythical attributes and the symbol of
immortality, happiness and longevity. Cranes are birds of immortality
and are believed to live as long as 1000 years old. Cranes also
bring wisdom, solve all kinds of problems, dissolves hindrances/obstacles
allowing upward progression and attainment of great heights with
honor. For those who frequently travel, the crane blesses them
with smoothness of flight. Emperors of China use the crane symbol
to signify high position of power, staying in power, resilience
and a life filled with honors. A pair of cranes in our living
hall denotes the patriarch and matriarch living through till the
ripe age, and the continuation of an intact and harmonious family.
Meanwhile, the tortoise is one of the four celestial animals (Dragon,
Phoenix, Tiger and Tortoise) in Feng Shui practice. Tortoises
are as essential as dragons. It is the greatest sign of longevity,
stability, steadiness, good fortune, support and protection. According
to feng shui masters, tortoises are best placed in the north or
at the back portion of the premise or home. Unlike limitations
for the number of dragons you can own, you may own as many tortoises
as you like. Tortoise produces wonderful results to enhance career
luck, longevity and health, wealth luck, family luck and education
This coin amulet would bring you very good
fortune and magical improvements to your life in many areas. It
could be carried along on your bags, hung in the car and office
or displayed in certain areas of your homes to bring certain aspirations:
1. Display this coin amulet in the south of your home, important
rooms or office to invite fame luck, enhance popularity and recognition
in your work. Ensure your talents and hard work is acknowledge
by the right people. It will bring upward mobility in all aspects
of your life.
2. Display this coin amulet in the west of your home to benefit
your children and bring good luck, scholastic capability, good
fortune and overall enhancement for your children.
3. Display this coin amulet in the Northwest to benefit the patriach.
The presence of the crane would ensure smoothness in family income,
riches to the whole family, support from the most important people
and good family name in the NW.
4. Display in the Southwest to benefit the Matriarch and the health
of the matriarch. The mother would stand out and become more significant
in terms of family influence, earning income and promotion.
5. Display in the east to improve the health of the whole family.
The presence of crane and tortoise in the east will ensure everyone
at home living till a ripe age filled with wealth prosperity and
riches. It would also benefit ailing or old people of the family.
For those who fall sick frequently, you may place this feng shui
ornament by the bedside as well for blessing from heaven.
Note: Do not place the ornament in toilets and kitchen as it would not work if you place there.