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Love is in the air again …. but wait, it’s only August?   In the West, Valentine’s Day falls on February 14 of each year.  However, in Chinese culture, Qixi Festival or Chinese Valentine’s Day is held on the seventh day of the seventh lunar month. This year, the date lands on August 28th. While many […]

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Celebrating a birthday this month?  Happy Birthday, from Lao Feng Xiang Jewelry.  Not a Leo or Virgo?  Finding the perfect birthday gift for August babies has always been a daunting job but the Jewelers of America and the American Gem Trade Association (AGTA) have expanded your options by announcing a THIRD birthstone for August!  August […]

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With the prevalent payment options in this growing cashless, mobile-first market, Lao Feng Xiang Canada is excited to announce that we now support WeChat and AliPay!   What is WeChat Pay?  Originally a messaging app, much like WhatsApp, WeChat has evolved into a social network and work communication tool – among many other things. Its […]

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CHINESE WEDDING GIFTS AND THEIR MEANINGS An envelope has arrived by mail, you open it and it is an invitation to a special friend’s wedding – a traditional Chinese wedding.  For many who are not familiar with Chinese traditions, a wedding is more than just a union of two hearts. Every detail is planned and […]

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Pearls are the only gemstones made by living animals!  Every pearl is unique, no two are alike and all have some imperfections….kind of like us!  But what exactly is a pearl? How is it formed and where do they come from? Oysters or mollusks make a pearl when something like a tiny rock or grain […]

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He’s proposed…..or about to.  How do you ensure he will choose the right ring for YOU? For many, many years women were given the element of surprise, in both the time he popped the question and the ring design.  Whether it was that very special heirloom ring, once worn by a great grandmother, or maybe […]

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WESTERN WEDDINGS CHINESE WEDDINGS The Western bride traditionally wears a white dress for the complete ceremony and dinner. She may change into a more comfortable evening gown for the reception and dancing.  Wearing white for wedding is believed to have started with the marriage of Queen Victoria in the 1840’s. Chinese brides will wear red […]

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INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT CHINESE NEW YEAR! Did you know? …. Chinese New Year is the WORLD’S largest human migration! It is estimated there are 3.5 billion journeys made in China, that’s 200 million people moving to get to their destinations 3 days before the New Year and 8 days after! The BIGGEST fireworks usage in the world happens on […]

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THE LEGEND OF CHINESE NEW YEAR According to ancient folklore, Chinese New Year started as the result of a ferocious monster named “Nian”.  With it’s razor sharp teeth and deadly horns, this dragon-like beast was feared by all villagers. Once a year at the end of the Lunar New Year, Nian would descend on the […]

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Buying pure 24K gold is a tradition, one that is more than a gift.  By giving gold you are wishing good luck and prosperity for the New Year.  The Chinese believe buying pure gold represents an investment, purchasing something stable in value. The demand for gold increases greatly a few weeks before the Lunar New […]

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