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Leo the Lion Zodiac Symbol Hand Carved Cow Bone Pendant
- Leo the Lion Zodiac Symbol Hand Carved Cow Bone Pendant
- In Traditional Chinese Cultural Beliefs, the Lion is considered to be a Brave and Intelligent animal and thus symbolizes Power and Majesty.
- The Lion Dance is an ancient and popular custom based on the Lion being considered an Auspicious Animal. It is believed that if a Lion can be enticed to enter one's gate, the household will enjoy Wealth and Treasures.
- In Buddhism, the Lion acts as a Guardian of the Faith and a symbol of Royal Power.
- Buddhist deities, such as Guanyin, are sometimes shown riding a Lion as a mount.
- The Lion can also represent the Buddha, who among his repeated Births, was born 10 times as a Lion.
- Measure Approx. 1 1/8" high x 1 1/4" wide
- Highly skilled traditional artisan hand carving from China