It has been less than a week since we celebrated the arrival of 2022, and many Singaporeans are already turning their eyes towards the 1st of February 2022, which signifies the beginning of the Lunar New Year. Furthermore, this Spring Festival also marks the Year of the Tiger – the third of the Chinese Zodiac signs.
With the Chinese New Year fast approaching, you and your family are undoubtedly beginning your preparations for the festivities as you prepare your home for the annual visitations from your relatives. As you go about getting in the mood for the celebrations, let us share several exciting facts about the Year of The Tiger to help you usher in health, prosperity, and luck for the Lunar New Year.
The Year of the Tiger in Chinese Astrology
The tiger is the third of the twelve astrology signs in the Chinese Zodiac, and this Lunar New Year signifies the transition from the Year of the Ox (2021) to the Year of the Tiger (2022).
As with every Zodiac sign, the Year of the Tiger occurs every 12 years. Another interesting fact to note is that in Chinese astrology, each sign is governed by a heavenly and earthly realm. And the baby tigers born this year will be considered a “water tiger” governed by the element of wood.
Let us share a chart detailing the breakdown of each Tiger Zodiac year:
|1926||13 Feb 1926||1 Feb 1927||Fire|
|1938||31 Jan 1938||18 Feb 1939||Earth|
|1950||17 Feb 1950||5 Feb 1951||Metal|
|1962||5 Feb 1962||24 Jan 1963||Water|
|1974||23 Jan 1974||10 Feb 1975||Wood|
|1986||9 Feb 1986||28 Jan 1987||Fire|
|1998||28 Jan 1998||15 Feb 1999||Earth|
|2010||14 Feb 2010||2 Feb 2011||Metal|
|2022||1 Feb 2022||21 Jan 2023||Water|
What does the Year of the Tiger represent?
It is widely believed that those born in the Year of the Tiger are fiercely independent, loyal, brave, and possess strong self-esteem. These individuals are determined and persistent in their goals and will rarely back down from a challenge or in the face of adversity.
As 2022 is the year of the water tiger, tigers are expected to experience plenty of success and good fortune in their work and personal lives. This is because the Chinese believe water – an essential element in Feng Shui – represents prosperity and abundance.
Strengths of those born in the Year of the Tiger
Like their eponymous Zodiac animal, those born in the Year of the Tiger are often fearless and dependable. Their forthrightness and their strong sense of responsibility make them natural leaders, as others often gravitate towards them.
As in their nature, tigers carry lofty ambitions, and they are driven to realise these dreams regardless of the tough road that lies ahead of them. They are believed to be adventurers who possess the courage to be pioneers in the field of work they choose.
Weaknesses of those born in the Year of the Tiger
While confidence and fearlessness are often positive traits to possess, they can also be a weakness in specific instances. Self-confidence may sometimes be misconstrued as arrogance, which is off-putting to others. Additionally, this self-confidence may lead to isolation, as tigers may be too proud to communicate or cooperate with other people.
Furthermore, their drive and single-mindedness in the pursuit of their goals can appear domineering to those working closely with them. With their focus fixated on their targets, these individuals may disregard the feelings of others, potentially causing conflict within the group.
Lucky and unlucky elements for tigers in 2022
Lucky elements to embrace in 2022:
-Lucky colours: green and blue
-Lucky numbers: 1, 3, and 7
-Lucky direction: north
-Lucky flower: plum blossoms
Unlucky elements to avoid in 2022:
-Unlucky colour: white
-Unlucky numbers: 4 and 9
Usher in the Year of the Tiger with SK Jewellery
Usher in the Lunar New Year with our exquisite jewellery pieces and gold gifts. Gold is often associated with wealth, prosperity, and success, making it the perfect gift to give your loved ones as you wish them abundant blessings for the Year of the Tiger.
As you begin crafting your Chinese New Year shopping list, let us share some auspicious gifts you can consider treating your loved ones.
Lucky Zodiac 999 Pure Gold Bracelet Charm (Tiger Dog Horse)
The perfect gift for those born in the Year of the Tiger, Dog, or Horse. Give your loved ones the gift of abundant blessing as you match their Zodiac signs with their respective Zodiac benefactors, boosting their luck and fortune for 2022.
Blessed Zodiac Tiger Bracelet Charm
Meticulously crafted in 999 pure gold, this Blessed Zodiac Tiger Bracelet Charm is sure to delight any recipient lucky enough to receive it as a gift. The charm even includes a free bracelet in your desired colour of choice, blessing the wearer with an abundance of good fortune for the Year of the Tiger.
Eyes Of Resolution Ingot Pixiu 999 Pure Gold Bracelet
The Pixiu is widely believed to be a symbol of protection, wealth, and good fortune in Feng Shui – which are blessings we want to shower on our friends and families. Demonstrate your sincerity to your loved ones this Lunar New Year when you wish them Gong Xi Fa Cai with this exquisite Pixiu gold bracelet.
999 Pure Gold Affluence Clear Crystal Pixiu Bracelet
Bless your loved ones with good fortune and protection in the Year of the Tiger with our 999 Pure Gold Affluence Clear Crystal Pixiu Bracelet. Set in 999 pure gold and matched with twenty pieces of 8mm clear crystal beads, this bracelet perfectly demonstrates the thought you have put into your gift.
At SK Jewellery, we carry an extensive range of contemporary jewellery to celebrate any special occasion. From timeless diamond earrings to modern si dian jin, they are the ideal gift to commemorate your memorable milestones. Schedule an appointment with us for a complimentary consultation today!