Gift Ideas To Celebrate Lunar New Year
It’s almost time to celebrate the Lunar Year ! The Lunar New Year or Spring Festival, and is typically celebrated with parades, fireworks and gathering for meals, parties and gift exchanges. Exchanging gifts is part of the social glue of obligations and favors that builds friendships and gets things done in China, Vietnam and few Southest asia countries.
Honestly, buying gifts for Asia friends can be a real challenge as it may not be clear how faithfully people adhere to traditional customs. Now, learn more about gift-giving guidelines for the New Year celebration here. If you don’t have time to research gift etiquette, we have compiled a list of gift ideas (all of them are taboo-free) that will make the New Year celebration a special one:
# For Tea Lover:
1. Teavana Tea.
If you’ve ever tasted a sample of the high-end loose-leaf tea served at a Teavana store, you would have forgot that bold flavor. Teavana Youthberry Tea is a mixing of delicate white tea gets its youthful blush from red currants, açai berry, hibiscus and rose petals. Candied pineapple and mango pieces mingle with Fuji and golden delicious apples in this sweetly timeless elixir.
Ingredients: White tea, candied mango pieces (mango, sugar, citric acid), candied pineapple pieces (pineapple, sugar, citric acid), rose hip peels, apple slices, hibiscus flowers, red currants, artificial flavoring, rose petals, açaí fruit powder (açaí, maltodextrin).
2. China Tea Pot Gift Set.
If you need something classy and elegant, brew to a tea teapot, teacup and saucer set is great choice. Design is unique and high quality, and it is made of ceramics. Size and design are awesome! And yes, you can really drink tea from this cup, this is not just for decoration. Of course, there are some notable lines on the cup and teapot itself, but this is not too bad. This set is safe for dishwasher, and microwave. We highly recommend that you must wash them by hand.
3. Numi Organic Tea.
Numi is a brand of tea run by Numi LLC specializes in organic and fair trade certified teas. Numi teas once upon a time was kind of an exotic tea and rather difficult to find. This assorted collection of Numi Organic Tea Blends comes in an elegant, sustainable, handcrafted bamboo tea chest. The perfect gift for any tea lover in your life.
Numi’s Organic Tea invites tea lovers of al levels to sample the best selection of organic, non-GMO, Fair Trade Certified teas. Each box includes a premium collection of black, green, and herbal teasans, making it a one-box solution for tea drawers and cabinets everywhere. Included in each Organic Tea Flight are five tea bags of each of the following eight teas and teasans (45 tea bags total): Breakfast Blend, Aged Earl Grey, Chocolate Pu-erh, Jasmine Green, Toasted Rice, Rooibos, Moroccan Mint, and Dry Desert Lime.
# For Decorating Lover:
1. Lucky Bamboo.
LUCKY BAMBOO, well-known as plant for bringing good fortune and one key element in feng shui in Chinese Culture. Enjoying the peaceful elegance that our bamboo tree brings to your home. As one of nature’s prettiest trees, the Lucky Bamboo, with its full green leaves. The planter is simplistic in style. Receiving a bamboo plant as a gift is assumed to bring a good luck to the receiver. Lucky Bamboo house plant is estimated to grow about 2 to 3 feet in height.
Taking care of Lucky Bamboo: a bamboo plant grows fine in a vase filled with pebbles with an inch of water, so a drop of liquid fertilizer once a week will motivate its growth. Note that the water of the Bamboo Plant should be changed once in every two weeks. Prefers bright and filtered sunlight, avoid placing in a direct sunlight as it will burn the leaves
2. Feng Shui Jewelry.
The Bracelet made from POSHFEEL can help to guard against danger, as well as draw wealth from all direction. Wearers become temperate, continent and cautious. It helps one view themselves with more clarity and see the world through a broader viewpoint. Wearing Agate is believed to cure insomnia and to insure pleasant dreams.
One more option is Rose Quartz Pink Crystal Top Plaza. Top Plaza is a very loyal creature, and will always attempt to rid its owners life of bad luck and replace it with wealth luck. This mystical good luck creature is the ninth son of the Heavenly Dragon whose task is to provide the blessings of good finance and wealth. The Top Plaza also has a very unique look, and is the combination of a variety of animals. A very fascinating fact about this lucky creature is that it does not have an anus, so that, despite its never-ending appetite, things go in yet never come out.
3. Blue and White Porcelain Vase.
The choice of designs was based not only on their beauty, but also on what the motifs symbolized. Thus, Hand-painted Blue and White Porcelain Vases reflecting the traditional Chinese arts and crafts is one of best choices. These patterns are drawn out by the folk artists. Each line is full with a fusion of Eastern culture. The choice of designs was based not only on their beauty, but also on what the motifs symbolized.
The product is used Jingdezhen quality kaolin as raw material. Hand-drawn embryo providing a unique look for every piece. That’s the charm of handmade.
4. Natural Himalayan Crystal Rock Salt Night Light.
Himalayan Salt mined from natural sources. Each salt lamp is unique, and you will receive one similar to image shown. The salt lamp sits on a natural neem wood base. Includes authentic certified pamphlet. Each candle holder is unique, and both may not be exact matches in height and size due to their handcrafted creation process. For best results, do not wet candle holders or allow to get wet as this may cause shrinking from erosion.