Adorable Japanese Maneki Neko Lucky Cat pouch with three dimensional cat motif: Size L
Fortune cat (招き猫 Maneki Neko in Japanese) is often translated as "Beckoning Cat". It is believed to bring good luck to its owner. Maneki Neko beckons for many different things, including good fortune, money, long life, health, & even love. Besides "Beckoning Cat", it may also be called "Lucky Cat", "Good Fortune Cat", "Money Cat", "Happiness Cat", etc.
The symbolism behind the colors: there are quite a few color variations and they each have a special meaning, for example red cat with white color as this one is associated with business success and prosperity. Maneki neko holding a fish is also a symbol of abundance and good fortune.
This purse also has a little bell attached, so it is easier for you to find it in your bag or protect you from losing it.
Each purse is unique in that while the design and the shape are the same, the position of the motif may vary slightly pouch to pouch.
Size: 12x9x3 cm
Material: pattern fabric part:100% rayon, décor 100% silk, lining 100% nylon, metal bell.
Very popular in Japan. Absolutely lovely item - it would make a unique gift.
Please note: Details and colors of the images might be slightly different from the actual product. As it is hand made, small imperfections are common in the work in this quality range.