These elegant Red Packets are the perfect presentation for monetary or jewelry gifts for weddings or engagements. The Chinese character 囍 “Double Happiness” which is embossed in gold foil, stands out strikingly against the bright red background. Wealth and power symbols such as gold ingots, coins, and a Ru Yi as well as a Chinese idiom 萬事如意 (wan shi Ruyi) meaning “May all your wishes be fulfilled” adds to the auspiciousness of the Red Packets.
Chinese Red Packets, commonly referred to as “Ang Pow” or “Hung-Bao are actually small gift envelopes, (usually in red but nowadays other colors are used too) decorated with good luck symbols and wordings for greetings and best wishes. In Chinese culture, red is known to be the most auspicious color and is powerful for warding off misfortune. The most widespread use of the Red Packets is during Chinese New Year or the Lunar New Year when they are given to children, unmarried adults, or elders with money inside them. Red packets are also given as gifts at weddings and birthdays or any other important event. Nowadays, employers give red packets to their employees as a year-end bonus as well. Red Packets can also be used to keep and enhance your talisman or good luck charms such as lucky Chinese Coins or jewellery. Over the years, with all the stunning and eye-catching designs available, Ang Pows have even developed into a much sought-after collector’s item.
The Double Happiness symbol (囍), composed of two Chinese characters for “happiness” arranged side by side, is a time-honored symbol of marriage and conjugal happiness. It is used in Feng Shui to enhance spiritual and physical love between two people; ideal for men or women searching for love, already in love, or maintaining steady relationships or marriage. The Double Happiness symbol will help you if you are looking for a romantic partnership or wanting your romance to become more serious. It will keep third parties at bay and smoothen the path of romance. For couples who have been married for a long time, the Double Happiness symbol helps to renew their passion and love for each other.
Get a set (total of 18 pieces) of these lovely Double Happiness Red Packets to present your monetary or jewelry gift to a happy couple, to keep your charms and amulets, and/or to add to your Red Packet collections.