Lucky Frogs

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Lucky Frogs

 

 

 

The frog; a tiny, amphibious pond-dweller whose symbolic presence far exceeds its meager appearance. Throughout history, the frog has served as a symbol for a variety of different human emotions and cultural practices, throughout multiple religious mediums.  It is a symbol of joy, luck, and transformation – seen very clearly in the fairy tale of the princess who kissed a frog to transform him into a handsome prince. It is also a symbol of protection for children, as frogs naturally guard their offspring from egg to tadpole. In ancient Celtic times, the frog was considered the king of the earth and had healing and cleansing powers from its connection to life-giving rain. In China, the frog symbolizes fertility (from how many offspring a single frog can produce in its lifetime), good luck, and happiness with the family. It’s often incorporated into jewelry worn for luck…

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