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Symbolic Items to Buy for the Lunar New Year

Grab your wallets and credit cards because the gift-giving season isn’t over yet! The Lunar (aka Chinese) New Year is coming on the 1st of February, and now is a great time to get some lucky pendants and other symbolic items for your friends and family members. 2022 is The Year of the Tiger, so naturally, we recommend tiger-themed gifts. And if you’re exhausted from shopping and your wallet is drained, remember that an item doesn’t have to be expensive to be appreciated.

Shop the luckiest items this year with our easy one-cart checkout, and send them to all your loved ones for good fortune in 2022!

Lucky Money Envelopes with Gold Foil $16.99

Set of Red Envelopes with Gold Tigers and Chinese Letters

Red is the color of health, prosperity and happiness, so it’s very common to give out Lucky Money Envelopes for the Lunar New Year (or other special occasions). These cards are given from the elderly to the younger generations, and they are basically traditional “Best Wishes” cards. Of course, don’t forget to add money or a scratch card.

Input these all over my tree with a dollar bill. Told everyone to grab one and use it as a budget envelope for emergency money. They were all pretty happy with it. I also used it to put money/gift cards in it as presents. Great price.” says jle04.

Year of the Tiger Mug $15.95

Mugs are an item that we use every day, so it’s a great idea to get this Year of the Tiger Mug for someone. It’s a handmade black and white ceramic mug with a red tiger on it, and it’s perfectly safe for microwave and dishwasher use. Wish someone good luck and prosperity with it, and they’ll be thinking of you whenever they use it.

Absolutely lovely customer service and a really nice quality product. My partner loves his mug and I will definitely recommend and remember for future gifts!” claims Steven Jackson.

Chinese Zodiac New Year Placemats 50-pc Set $7.49

Red and White Chinese Zodiac Placemat with the 12 Chinese Zodiac Signs

A very affordable, yet a unique gift, especially for horoscope lovers. However, you can also get them for yourself to keep the guests entertained while waiting for dinner! The pretty Chinese Zodiac New Year Placemats will open up new horizons for those who enjoy learning new things about themselves, and we’re sure that this type of zodiac will leave them searching for more information.

Used for Chinese New Year Luncheon. It was a hit. People now know what animal they were born.” comments Sarah S.

Unisex Year of the Tiger T-Shirt $16.99+

Dark Gray Year of the Tiger T-Shirt with Red Tiger Print

Clothes are always an amazing gift if we know the recipients’ style. This unique and comfortable cotton Unisex Year of the Tiger T-Shirt is available in 8 colors and can be worn all year round thanks to its urban design that goes well with everything. Surprise a loved one by getting them this t-shirt for good luck, especially if Tiger is their Chinese zodiac sign.

This is a fantastic shirt - a wonderful design, good printing and vibrant coloring. I ordered a small, even though I wear an XS, due to the boutique being out of XS. Order before they sell out of more!" recommends Rumi.

Mini Organza Drawstring Treat Bags $12

50 Red Mini Organza Drawstring Treat Bags

If you’re not a fan of pre-made gifts and enjoy making handmade, personalized stuff for friends and family, we recommend these Mini Organza Drawstring Treat Bags. They’re 2 1/2" x 3 1/2", which makes them just the right size for homemade sweets or small gifts like a keychain or a bracelet. The package contains 50 bags, which is a great deal for the price.

The organza bags were for favors for my daughter's wedding. They arrived in a timely fashion. They held the candy favors with room to spare.” writes Teresa H.

Celebrating Chinese New Year: A Holiday Book for Kids $8

The Colorful Book Cover of Celebrating Chinese New Year: History, Traditions, and Activities – A Holiday Book for Kids

Get children to learn about some of the most wonderful global traditions from a young age with this holiday book for kids titled Celebrating Chinese New Year: History, Traditions, and Activities. Children love to explore and learn, and they’ll definitely absorb every bit of information from this beautifully-illustrated book like sponges. And hey, adults can learn a lot from it too!

Easy to read and understand book of interesting facts about the Chinese New Year with interactive activities. Great book to learn about the most important holiday in Chinese culture. Love how the book is arranged so my little one can read it at her own pace. Perfect for our family!” Adore Neko is excited.

Red Rope Tiger Bracelets in 6 Styles $23.26

Year Of The Tiger 2022 Lucky Red Rope Bracelets with Gold Tiger Pendants

This is a gorgeous and precious handmade gift to give to the ones you love and respect. The handmade Red Rope Tiger Bracelets come in 6 different styles, so you can get everyone a unique gift without having to search for one a lot. They’re easily adjustable with a side lock and will bring great joy (and hopefully, luck) to the wearer with their vibrant look.

It’s bright & cheerful, well made, great piece of jewelry. Inexpensive & just what I wanted!” gushes Anita Gush.

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