• (code: LEA-57G)
  • Suggested retail price US$8.95
  • Size: 18.5" x 14.5" for 14-count White Aida Fabric
  • Stitch Count: 260 x 200
  • Designed by Rungrat P.
  • A4 size tri color chart
  • Chart marked in distinctive symbols and clear instructions
  • Both DMC & Anchor color codes

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LEA-57G Auspicious Argosy

Through 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 prosperity.

The 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.


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