Koi, & Fish - Whether you are a collector of
Carp, Koi, or Fish items or just love beautiful
artwork, you will enjoy the selection of artwork
we have acquired from around the world. Silk
Embroidery, Porcelain, Snuff Bottles, and
Amazing Paper Sculpture from China, Carved Tagua
from Panama and Ecuador, Lacquer from Vietnam,
Molas from Panama, and much more.
Our Dragon Collection includes some of the
finest sculptures available in Bronze and Jade
as well as many other items from around the
Collection - The highlight of our
Elephant Collection, Kalagas, come from the home
of the Asian Elephant, Thailand. These amazing
embroidered pieces can take up to a year to
complete. Check out our other Elephant Gifts
& Collectibles while you are there.
Dog Collection - One of our most
popular sections. You need to check this section
regularly, as items sell out very quickly. We
offer Foo Dog pairs in Jade, Bronze, and
Porcelain. New shipments come in throughout the
year from China, India, and Thailand. If you are
interested in larger pairs, you might want to
email us so we can let you know when the come
- Our Golden Pond Collection is our best
selling frog collectible. Also available are
Huichol Bead Frogs from Mexico and Carved Tagua
Nut Frogs from Panama & Ecuador.
Collection - Perhaps the most
adored animal in the world, the Panda Bear is
always a good gift choice when you aren't quite
sure what to get someone. Choose from Display
Plates from China and Japan, Jewelry, and
Chinese Scroll Paintings.
- Both Land Turtles and Sea Turtles are
available in abundance in our Turtle Collection.
We have turtles for your walls, your desk or
dresser, and turtles you can where so everyone
knows how much you love turtles.
melanoleuca) date back two to three
Ancient Chinese emperors kept pandas
because they were believed to ward off evil
spirits as well as natural disasters.
There is an ancient Chinese story about
how giant pandas got their unique markings. A
young girl who was a friend of these bears died
and the pandas were struck with sorrow. They
wept at her funeral and rubbed their eyes with
their arms. The dark color from their armbands
was wiped onto their eyes. The bears then hugged
themselves and marked their ears, shoulders,
hind legs and rumps, resulting in the pattern
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Dogs are the ancient sacred dogs of Asia who guard
The association between these dogs and Buddha
is one of great significance.
Foo Dogs have the appearance of a lion.
The lion in Buddhist religion is seen as
sacred, and has sometimes been offered to Buddha as a
name given to these guardians originates from China.
The Chinese word for Buddha is Fo, which led to
the original title�
There have been other theories that the name
developed from the city of Foochow; however, there is
no actual proof of this.
Another name given to the beast is �Lion
This, of course, is due to the creatures close
appearance to a Lion.
More about Foo Dogs...
Chinese dragon is the ultimate and the most
abiding symbol of good fortune and lies at the
heart of Chinese mythology and is ubiquitous in
Oriental art. Chinese dragons are regarded as
divine mythical creatures that bring abundance,
prosperity and good luck and its benevolence is
known to augur goodness, greatness and plentiful
blessings. They stand in contrast to the Western
dragons which are usually associated with evil.
Chinese dragon is the epitome of power, courage,
nobility and divinity with an all-enduring trait
that it would overcome all obstacles till it
achieves success. They are known to have
terrestrial and celestial powers, which is why
they are loved, worshipped and appeased. Their
manifestations are used for the deeply profound
to the simple things like children using
dragon-shaped boats and kites. In sum, the
dragon�s significance is its control over the
destiny of mankind.
More about Chinese Dragons...