Friday, September 13, 2013

Chinese traditional auspicious pattern - AUSPICIOUS CLOUDS (Lucky cloud)

Lucky cloud is a very common pattern used in the Chinese culture. It can be found on the ancient bronze  containers, cave painting, costumes, porcelain,etc. The cloud is always associated with gods, legendary creatures like dragons, treasure. That is why it represents the meaning of holiness, and it also means luck when it appears in red color. It was also the major pattern printed on the 2008 Beijing Olympics torch.