Browse our large selection of Buddha statue to accompany any of these lovely dragon statues. Also take a look at the large assortment of Foo dogs. All these chinese statues can be combined to create a unique Asian Inspired atmosphere in your home or office.
In Chinese mythology dragons are legendary creatures. Dragons are usually depicted as long, scaled and serpentine creatures with four legs in Chinese art. While Chinese people regard the dragon as symbolic of potent powers that influence water, rain and floods, the westerners regards the dragon as evil. A dragon is yang (male) while a Chinese phoenix is yin (female). The West associates dragon with China though in China its not so. The Chinese dragon represents power, strength and good luck.
How the Chinese Dragon Looks Like
The Chinese dragon is said to be made up of different animals of the earth. It has the head of a camel and scales made from carp fish. The dragon has the eyes of a hare and Horns of a giant stag, ears of a bull, neck of a snake, belly of a clam, tiger paws and claws of an eagle.
Chinese Dragon and Feng Shui
Chinese dragons are most used for décor purposes in Chinese culture. It is bad omen to disfigure a dragon. Dragons represent power, strength and wisdom. Dragons live in water, bring wealth and prosperity and help people in trouble. In Chinese New year day parades, the Chinese dragon is believed to ward off evil spirits that would try to spoil the New Year. The three clawed dragon is the Japanese dragon while the five clawed dragon has become the Chinese imperial emblem while the four clawed dragon is the common dragon.
A feng shui dragon represents masculine energy known as 'yang', which is a prominent force carrying creativity and activity. A feng shui dragon symbolizes success in any venture as well as prosperity. To maximize these effects, a Chinese dragon has to be placed in the correct place. Dragons represent the East and an ideal place in the house for placing a feng shui dragon is the east side of the house or work. Doing so would maximize on its positive effects, by helping the occupants become more successful and prosperous. A Chinese dragon represents activity and should not be placed in a bedroom or any other room where there is relaxation or resting. The dragon is symbolic of protection, fertility and immortality.
We offer you a great range of Japanese dragons to choose from. Try our winding dragon with a pearl which is symbolic of power. A great home decor item. If you want to invite wealth and prosperity to your home, our Chinese dragons are a great asset. Our imperial dragon sphere holder is ideal for your office or business premises.