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5 Surprising Auspicious Chinese Symbols: Bats, Cats, and Spiders Are Good Luck

There are countless legends and stories about good omens and auspicious Chinese symbols. Some are lovely, and some seem rather odd. Before the 1970s and 1980s, when people in the countryside held weddings, they would place patterns of beautiful flowers and birds that were believed to be auspicious on various items, like quilts, dresses, and ...

Emma Lu

Cats, bats, and spiders are regarded as auspicious Chinese symbols.