most of Chinese history, the Chinese have concentrated largely
on land commerce and exploration. Until 1403 in Ming dynasty the
maritime expansion of commercial had begun, Chinese emperor was
interested to expand trade with other countries and had a taste
for import exotic goods. It was at this time that China first
received embassies from major countries such as Europe. This also
begun of greatest time of Chinese commercial era the voyage ship
came to be symbol of prosperity and was initiated in the old trading
days in Asia. Chinese said that the voyage ship represent the
arrival of good fortune as on board there was always gold and
money then became knowns as treasure ship. Most business used
voyage ships as a logo to state that their luck had finally arrived.
In meaning of Feng Shui, ancient Chinese art of living, the voyage
ship embodies wood, water and wind elements which when combined
it is said to be most auspicious as they represent health and
Chinese calligraphy written in the design means 'business success'
which for implies to progression of steady business and best for
business good wishes. Come cross stitching Auspicious Argosy and
place it at home or workplace, this great symbol of good fortune.