VII Lucky Cat
Description : Isn’t it good to be able to call good luck towards you everywhere you go? Wear this lucky cat brooch and earring with the cat’s moving hand to attract all the good things!
Origin and belief : Maneki-neko (lucky cat) first appeared during the later part
of the Edo period in Japan. The earliest records of Maneki-neko appear in 1852. There is a Japanese belief that a cat washing its face means a visitor will soon arrive. The older belief about the cat is in China’s Tang Dynasty author Duan Chengshi (803-863) wrote: “If a cat raises its paw over the ears and wash- es its face, then patrons will come”.
Area of belief : Japan and Asian Countries
How to wear good luck : Brooch