Pixiu | China
“Winged lion that words off spirits and attracts wealth”
- The Pixiu is a protector of those who practice Feng Shui.
- A creature well associated with wealth; it is also associated with Earth and Sea elements.
- There are male and female variations of the Pixiu. They’re referred to as Bìxié (male) and Tiān lù (female). The Bìxié is known to be in charge of the wealth, while the Tiān lù shoos off bad spirits.
- In terms of the wealth they bring in, they are picky. The prefer gold, silver, and jewelry.
- As years have gone by, the Pixiu has maintained their love for wealth. Statues are often used in the practice of Feng Shui and the philosophy is: wealth will come. They’re also used in Jade pendants in modern jewelry.