The characters on the left top mean “Successful and prosperous business.” The building on the top with 2 characters “Long Men” is the mystical Gateway known as the “Dragon Gate.” It was said that if any of the carps could leap over this “Dragon Gate,” it would then be transformed into a magnificent Dragon and ascend directly to Heaven. In Chinese, carp is known as “Li Yu.” “Li” sounds similar to the Chinese term for advantage and profit. “Yu” sounds similar to the Chinese term for abundance and affluence. Hence, business people like to display image of carp to earn the abundance of profit in the business. Leaping carp symbolizes career advance and success. The three carps with its amazing fortitude is swimming against the water’s current to reach the “Long Men” (Dragon Gate) and will transform into Dragons. In Chinese, the powerful Dragon gives courage, support and prosperity luck. It is said that red envelope will bring good luck both to the person who receives it and the person who gives it.
Carps Leaping Over “Dragon Gate”
10 in stock
SKU: Red Envelope - 19 Categories: Greeting Cards, Prints & Red Envelopes (Money Holder), Lucky Red Envelope (Money Holder), Small, 2.75" x 4.2", Red Envelopes (Money Holder) - Large 3.5" x 7", Small 2.75" x 4.2"
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