A pair of Piyao beautifully carved out of jade and embellished with a mystic knot, Chinese ingot and red tassels. Good things do come in pairs. You can dangle this lucky charm on the car’s rearview mirror or anywhere desired.
This mystical good luck creature Pi Yao is the ninth son of the Heavenly Dragon whose task is to provide the blessings of good wealth luck. A very fascinating fact about this lucky creature is that it does not have an anus, so that, despite its never-ending appetite, things go in yet never come out. This is a unique symbolism, indicating that money will come to you but never leave.
The Piyao found in many places in Oriental countries, such as banks, casinos, and finance companies – anything that has to do with a benefit from monetary gain. Since ancient times, when it served to safeguard the homes of emperors and government officials, the Chinese have always admired and respected this extremely good luck symbol. It is a very loyal creature, and will always attempt to rid its owner’s life of bad luck and replace it with wealth luck.
The Piyao is believed to offer its owner a minimum of eight blessings, which are named below:
1. Brings fortune and good tidings
2. Producer of good Feng Shui or Earth luck
3. Attracts wealth and prosperity
4. Safeguards the home and the residents in it
5. Exterminates evil, adversity and obstacles
6. Summons windfall luck
7. Protects from accident during travel
8. Appeases Tai Sui
The Pi Yao is one of the best appeasers of the Grand Duke Jupiter. The Grand Duke Jupiter or Tai Sui presence in the home, which changes location every year and resides in 15 degrees of the compass. When one is directly in his path at any time, be when sitting, walking or even sleeping, confrontation with the Grand Duke will incur his wrath and cause many misfortunes. Because the Grand Duke Jupiter inflicts harm even upon those who didn’t intend any confrontation, a carry-along Pi Yao is a solution to always protect you against him.
To many Chinese, jade has magical protective powers that keep the wearer from harm. Considered to be the ultimate Feng Shui crystal, jade charms are said to bring harmony, attract good luck and friendship and promotes self-sufficiency. It also increases nurturing and love that can be used to harmonize dysfunctional relationships. Mentally, jade helps discard negative thoughts and soothes the mind as well as stimulates ideas.