Chinese New Year Red Envelope
Item code: 039-1852
Chinese New Year 2016 falls on February 8th and will be
celebrated as the Year of the Red Fire Monkey.
A favourite and staple tradition in Chinese culture, the Chinese
New Year Red Envelope is a money gift traditionally given to
children and unmarried adults by parents, grandparents and aunties
The Aspinal of London Chinese New Year Red Envelope is handmade
from the finest soft and supple berry red Italian calf leather with
a gold foil framed border to the reverse and lined in signature red
suede and shimmering cream grosgrain. For that extra personal
touch, the envelope can be personalised with up to four gold foil
or blind de-bossed initials in the bottom right hand corner of the
The red colour of the envelope represents energy, good fortune
and good luck and is often decorated in gold Chinese characters
that represent happiness and wealth.
Besides being a well loved family tradition, companies often
present red envelopes to their customers to thank them for their
business and to employees for end of year bonuses. You will also
often see red enveloped being fed to the mouth of the Chinese Lion
during lion dances as this is meant to bring good luck and is
considered as an appreciative donation to the martial arts troupe
for providing the entertainment.
Dimensions: 4.2" (H) x 6.7" (W)
Insurance & Handling Fee
$6.90 will be added to your total purchase price at checkout. This will subsidise tax, duty, credit card fees, insurance in transit and handling.
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|UK Express Delivery (Next Day)*
|US/Canada Standard Delivery (2-3 days)^
|US/Canada Priority Delivery (1-2 days)^
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