This article is about to deal with the serpentine jewelry in the Chinese year for zodiac snake, though not as acceptable as other zodiac animal, snake-shaped jewelry still enjoys great popularity with its own cute method and auspicious connotation.
The image of snake is a little cold and fierce in the Chinese zodiac. While it is a tradition to wear the zodiac animal jewelry in the Chinese new year for Chinese who are in the hope to purchase the jewelry with snake elements to bring themselves or the relatives and friends their best wishes. Thus, the cute and auspicious serpentine jewelry enjoys great popularity among consumers.When wandering the shopping mall to small stores in the period, hilarious music and lively decor can definitely reflect the sense of the coming Chinese New Year. We can always noticed that many people tend to pick their jewelry items from the gold area, it would spend some thought to have a look at the new jewelry pieces listed on some popular jewelry counter.In front of some gold jewelry store, one girl expressed her reason to choose a pendant necklace with snake pattern, “my grandmother was born in the year of snake, tomorrow will be her birthday, there is nothing but the ‘gold snake’ suitable for her, which can reflect the auspicious atmosphere for the birthday as expected”, she told us as watching carefully on the serpentine pendant which was twisted into an auspicious “Fu” shape.However, the sales introduced that jewelry for the year of snake is a little hard to sell when compared with other zodiac animal at the intact traditional atmosphere, for snake itself is a cold and not that kind image in the traditional culture. Expect the method to twist the body of a snake into a blessing “Fu” shape or make it coil on ingots and vases, the rest the businesses can do is to cartoon it. “Snake cartoon image with big head, small eyes and slim body sell the most, which on earth looks cute and lively, young people would love to choose those zodiac animal jewelry anyway”, the counter staff told us. In addition, many of the gold jewelry area were full of people in the period. The man Mr. Lee who is busy with his work had the plan to choose a gold item with snake pattern for his girlfriend for her animal year. Mr. Lee fall into the first sight with a serpentine pendant that was designed with two twisted gold snake to form a heart shape.Not being limited to pendant, element of snake was applied to rings, bangles, necklace and other ornaments as well. The small Q-shaped gold snake items, blessing “Fu” shape or other jewelry pieces of serpentine materials have brought great sales in general.It was said that serpentine design of different attitudes and colors enjoys great design potential in the surroundings; many local jewelry designers are trying their best take advantage of element from snake due to the great scalability which is suitable for being made into jewelry. “For instance, the body of the snake can bend, straight, spiral and entangle, which are all the natural posture to bring the animal more malleable property when compared with other animals, the serpentine design can be easily applied to ring, bangle, earrings and pendant”, a designer friend introduced. While designers can as well focus on the head part which would be more brilliant and memorable in comparison of the regular color and shapes of the snake body. Expect gold jewelry, in the year for snake many local manufacture would take advantage of elements such as fur and pattern of snake when producing bags and shoes, which can definitely bring these items more mysterious flavor. In addition, in order to cater for the Chinese lunar New Year, many famous international luxury brands launched the limited crystal bags, wrist watches as well. It can be concluded that zodiac animal for Chinese New Year can stimulus demands in both Chinese market and international market.
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