Do you know the Japanese Zodiac? The Japanese Zodiac is the old system used to tell time and directions. It uses 12 animals instead of numbers.
巳：Snake / Serpent
Nowadays, we use the same animals to signify the year and The year 2021 is the year of the Ox, The year 2022 Tiger, The year 2023 Rabbit, The year 2024 Dragon and goes on.....In addition each has each meaning.
子：Rat cunning / outgoing
丑：Ox hard-working / gentle
寅：Tiger brave / whim
卯：Rabbit honest / quiet
辰：Dragon quick-tempered / great pride
巳：Snake thoughtful / persistent
午：Horse hasty / quick wits
未：Ram pacifist / indecisive
申：Monkey cheerful / restless
酉：Rooster shrewd / methodical
戌：Dog obedient / strong sense of justice
亥：Boar patient / stubborn
We have something new in stock, here is our Japanese products relates to the Japanese Zodiac. A golden cup depicting the Japanese zodiac. It's perfect as a decoration, as a birthday or anniversary gift. A URUSHI-E is drawn on each sake cup made from natural Japanese horse chestnut and finished with vermilion lacquer and gold leaf. Gold leaf product from Kanazawa. Very desirable item from Hakuichi that is the first company in Kanazawa to make gold leaf craft products. It is interesting to collect one of each from RAT to BOAR.