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To add an aesthetic beauty to your living space
or looking for a gift to someone.
You may consider using a Chinese Characters art.
It may add an oriental appeal to your home
or as a gift it brings good wishes.

 

Felicity, chinese word pronounced as 'Fu'
code: CA01

Felicity, chinese word pronounced as 'Fu'
code: CB01

Felicity. This is the Chinese character “fu”. 

This is a good luck symbol that you will find on the front doors of many traditional homes in China. This work is shown right side up. But you might want to hang it upside down in your home as most Chinese people do. When hung upside down, it is "dao" meaning 'come' - roughly it means luck is coming to you. It is similar to what we do in the west when we hang a horseshoe with the open end up to 'keep the luck in'.

 

Happiness.  This is the Chinese character pronounce as "xi".
code: CA02

Happiness.  This is the Chinese character pronounce as "xi".
code: CB02

Happiness.  This is the Chinese character "xi"

This word is similar to the idea of being so happy that like you are almost overflowing with joy and perhaps laughter too. In Chinese, "xi" is pronounced like "she" but with your tongue sitting in the bottom of your mouth and your teeth slightly open (there is no sound in English exactly like this). Hopefully, it will inspire you to bring happiness into your home when you frame this and put it on your wall.

 

Healthy. This is the Chinese character pronounce as ‘Ji-an’.
code: CA03

Healthy. This is the Chinese character pronounce as ‘Ji-an’.
code: CB03

Healthy. This is the Chinese character ‘Ji-an’.

Wholesome and well-being.

 

Dance. This is the Chinese character “Wu”.
code: CA04

Dance. This is the Chinese character “Wu”.
code: CB04

Dance. This is the Chinese character “Wu”.

Dance is the only art of which we ourselves are the stuff of which it is made.

 

Joy. This is the Chinese character “ler” without the “r” sound.
code: CA05

Joy. This is the Chinese character “ler” without the “r” sound.
code: CB05

Joy. This is the Chinese character pronounced as “ler” without the “r” sound.

Are you happy? There is a Chinese saying goes: "Feel content makes you joyous and chirpy" as the word "Le" in Chinese calligraphy, please enjoy your life…

 

Appreciation. This is the Chinese character pronounce as “Xie”.
code: CA06

Appreciation. This is the Chinese character pronounce as “Xie”.
code: CB06

Appreciation. This is the Chinese character pronounced as “Xie”.

Thankful, an expression of gratitude. As, no duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.

 

Colors. This is the Chinese character pronounce as “Chai”. the smile of nature
code: CA07

Colors. This is the Chinese character pronounce as “Chai”. the smile of nature
code: CB07

Colors. This is the Chinese character pronounced as “Chai”.

Colors are the smiles of nature.

 

Smile. This is the Chinese character pronounced as “Xiao”.
code: CA08

Smile. This is the Chinese character pronounced as “Xiao”.
code: CB08

Smile. This is the Chinese character pronounced as “Xiao”.

Because of your smile, you make the life more beautiful.

 

Beauty. This is the Chinese character pronounced as “mei”.
code: CA09

Beauty. This is the Chinese character pronounced as “mei”.
code: CB09

Beauty. This is the Chinese character pronounced as “mei”.

True beauty is not only the aesthetic appearance but the attainment of the truth and kindness in life.

 

Love. This is the Chinese character pronounced as "Ai" which means Love.
code: CA10

Love. This is the Chinese character pronounced as "Ai" which means Love.
code: CB10

Love. This is the Chinese character pronounced as "Ai" which means Love.

The strokes at the top of the character symbolize the family & marriage.  The symbol in the middle of the character is your heart.  The strokes at the bottom are friends.

It can be said that the meaning is love your family, spouse, and friends with all of your heart, since all three elements exist in this character.

 

Spring. This is the Chinese character pronounced as “chun”.
code: CA11

Spring. This is the Chinese character pronounced as “chun”.
code: CB11

Spring. This is the Chinese character pronounced as “chun”.

Spring symbolizes new year, a new start and a good beginning.

 

Dragon. This is the Chinese character pronounced as "long" which means dragon.
code: CA12

Dragon. This is the Chinese character pronounced as "long" which means dragon.
code: CB12

Dragon. This is the Chinese character pronounced as "long" which means dragon.
(Note: This "long" is not English, so the "o" vowel sound is more like ‘o’ in "oh" of English)

In Chinese culture, the dragon represents power only the emperor could dare to wear the symbol of a dragon on their clothing.

If you hang this character on your wall, it indicates that you are strong and powerful.  A great gift for a corporate executive with a chip on his shoulder.

 

Hope. This is the Chinese character pronounced as ‘Xi’.
code: CA13

Hope. This is the Chinese character pronounced as ‘Xi’.
code: CB13

Hope. This is the Chinese character pronounced as ‘Xi’.

‘Hope’ means believing that some positive outcome is possible. It is an emotion in the result of faith.

 

Brilliant. This is the Chinese character pronounced as ‘Chan’.
code: CA14

Brilliant. This is the Chinese character pronounced as ‘Chan’.
code: CB14

Brilliant. This is the Chinese character pronounced as ‘Chan’.

Indicative of future success full of promises.

 

Glory. This is the Chinese character pronounced as ‘Yong’.
code: CA15

Glory. This is the Chinese character pronounced as ‘Yong’.
code: CB15

Glory. This is the Chinese character pronounced as ‘Yong’.

Success or victory with great honor, praise or distinction.

 

Elegance. This is the Chinese character pronounced as “Ya”.
code: CA16

Elegance. This is the Chinese character pronounced as “Ya”.
code: CB16

Elegance. This is the Chinese character pronounced as “Ya”.

Refinement, grace, and beauty in movement, appearance, or manners.

 

Money. This is the Chinese character pronounced as “jing”.
code: CA17

Money. This is the Chinese character pronounced as “jing”.
code: CB17

Money. This is the Chinese character pronounced as “jing”.

The word literally means gold, which symbolizes money.  It is good to put in your home to bring good fortune.

 

Longevity. This is the Chinese character pronounced as "Show" which means long life or longevity.
code: CA18

Longevity. This is the Chinese character pronounced as "Show" which means long life or longevity.
code: CB18

Longevity. This is the Chinese character pronounced as "Show" which means long life or longevity.

This is a popular gift given to grandparents and older people in China to show as wishes for longevity.

 

Wealth. This is the Chinese character pronounced as “look” ended with a softer sound of “k”.
code: CA19

Wealth. This is the Chinese character pronounced as “look” ended with a softer sound of “k”.
code: CB19

Wealth. This is the Chinese character pronounced as “look” ended with a softer sound of “k”.

As for Chinese, there are 4 main “requirements” in life “FU”, “LOOK”, “SHOU”, “XI” (Felicity, Wealth, Longevity, Happiness). “Look” is one of them. 

 

Product Description

These, every character is hand painted, no two are the same. This is a unique way of hand-writing. With acrylic painting technique using painting knife. Every Chinese character is created with scraping the thickly applied black and gold acrylic paint texture onto canvas. This unique artistic style of handwriting is another creation that breaks the norm of Chinese calligraphy writing. It would be an aesthetic and meaningful gift.

It is framed and decorated with an elegant Chinese traditional red cheongsam fabric with a tasteful gold frame to give it a desired oriental charm. For each characters there are two choices of frame available:

choice of frame

 

 

 

by ching - Last modified 02-Feb-2010 .

 
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