Good luck symbols come in many shapes, sizes, and forms. There are signs of good (or bad) luck in nature, including plants, animals, and insects. Many cultures believe that there are lucky objects, numbers, symbols, and gems.
Here are some of the things which will bring good luck in your life.
Acorns and their bearers, oak trees, bring good fortune according to Norse folklore.
A falling or shooting star is said to grant the wisher a secret wish.
A wishbone is a symbol of good luck. It also is a wish maker. If two people tug on the ends of a wishbone and each makes a wish, the person holding the bigger piece when the wishbone breaks will have their wish granted.
Buddha charms or statue are thought to be lucky, especially if you rub the Buddha’s belly.
Rainbows are considered lucky because, as we all know, at the end is a pot of gold!
Crescents are among the most powerful of all lucky symbols. The crescent is especially lucky for young children and their mothers.
Legend has it that when Eve left the Garden of Eden, she took a four leaf clover for good luck.
Red lanterns are a symbol of luck in the Chinese culture.
Horseshoes symbolize good luck, power over evil, good fortune, and fertility.
Elephants symbolize overcoming death.Elephants are also symbols of wisdom, power, loyalty, intelligence, strength, and solitude.
Turtles symbolize primal mother and Mother Earth.Turtles are believed to have power to ward off bad magic.Turtles are also said to symbolize longevity, hope, and long life. Turtles are said to be a link between heaven and earth.
Dolphins are considered lucky in many different cultures, including the Ancient cultures of Greece, Sumer, Egypt, and Rome. For Christians and Native Americans, the dolphin is a symbol of protection and its image is said to bring good luck.
Eggs are powerful symbols of fertility, purity, and rebirth in traditional folk religion.In England, a gift of a white egg is considered lucky, but a brown egg is unlucky.
Dragonflies are another lucky insect. As a creature of the wind, the dragonfly represents change.Its symbolic meanings are associated with dragonflies are prosperity, strength, courage, peace, harmony, and purity.
Ladybugs are considered a harbinger of good luck and prosperity. A ladybug is said to have the power to free one of day-to-day problems.Folklore also suggests that if you catch a ladybug in your home, you will find the same number of dollars that are on the ladybug’s back.
A cricket on the hearth has been a sign of good household luck for thousands of years.
Coins are lucky in many ways. There is a saying: “See a penny, pick it up and all day long you’ll have good luck. Leave it there and you’ll despair.”
Some Coin-Related Superstitions
You will have good luck if you keep a jar of pennies in the kitchen.
The first coin you receive each day should be placed in an otherwise empty pocket and it will attract more coins.
Coins bring good luck according to Feng Shui principles.
Some say that a coin minted in a leap year will bring good fortune.
Many people consider it lucky to carry a coin minted in their birth date.
If you get pennies as change on a Monday, you will have good luck all week long.
A coin in a new jacket, handbag, or wallet will bring good luck.