Wishfulfilling Scepters of Power (Ru Yi)
“As You Wish” Ru Yis to make all your wishes come true
The Ru Yi has long been a popular Chinese talisman that served as a ceremonial scepter in Imperial China, symbolizing power, authority and good fortune, and its image appears frequently in Chinese art. Its shape resembles that of a lingzhi, and over the ages, Ru Yis have been fashioned in materials of all kinds from precious metals such as gold and silver, to ivory, lacquer and jade.
During the Zhou Dynasty, the Ru Yi represented light, re-generative power and fertility. In the Qing Dynasty, it became a symbol of political power. And in the modern day, Chinese businessmen and tycoons often display a Ruyi in the office to signify power, command and business success.
Phonetically, the word “Ru Yi” in Chinese sounds like “According to one’s wishes”, or “As you wish”. The Ruyi is thus a wishfulfillings ceptre. While it is better known as a symbol of power, its wider and original meaning was of achieving all of one’s desires.
This year’s (2023) Ru Yi collection comprises 5 different Ruyis to bring 5 different kinds of luck, each one engraved with the wishfulfilling mantra. Best to display all 5, or you can also get the Ru Yi that best represents your main aspiration.
CELESTIAL DRAGON “AS YOU WISH” RUYI (WHITE)
for power & authority
This Ru Yi in white features the Celestial Dragon, a symbol of courage, success, wisdom and the Imperial right to rule. To the Chinese, there is nothing to match up to the Dragon when it comes to symbols of good fortune. White is the color that represents heaven, and in 2023, it is also the color that symbolizes Resource Luck, the most important kind, as this is the kind of luck that allows everything else to be achieved.
DRAGON TORTOISE “AS YOU WISH” RUYI (ORANGE)
for career success
This orange-coloured Ru Yi features the Dragon Tortoise, a symbol that brings together the confidence of the Dragon with the steadfastness of the Tortoise, signifying career and business success, as well as unwavering support from one’s bosses and benefactors. The color orange represents power, rank and authority in 2023. Display on your desk to win tangible recognition for your work, the kind that leads to promotions and other accolades. The perfect feng shui activator for career success!
COINS & INGOTS “AS YOU WISH” RUYI (GREEN)
for wealth & prosperity
This green-colored Ru Yi features I-Ching coins and golden ingots, popular symbols of wealth in Chinese culture. The color green is always the color of growth, and in 2023, it signifies intelligence and creativity. This Ru Yi is a wonderful energizer of wealth luck. Anyone wishing to make more money and to increase their streams and sources of income would benefit from this Ru Yi. Represents continually growing wealth.
FLOWERS & APPLES “PING KOR” “AS YOU WISH” RUYI (RED)
for love & harmony
This red-coloured Ruyi is decorated with flowers and apples to symbolize peace and harmony. It ensures one always maintains good relations with those in one’s life, leading to very joyous personal relationships and very powerful alliances at work and in business. Protects against risk of lawsuits, disagreements and misunderstandings.
WU LOU & PEACH “AS YOU WISH” RUYI (BLUE)
for health & longevity
This blue-coloured Ru Yi features the Wu Lou and peach, two powerful symbols of health and longevity. The Wu Lou is the gourd believed to hold the nectar of immortality, and the peach is the fruit closely associated with the Monkey God, and is said to be the fruit of immortality. This ruyi also comes engraved with the wishfulfilling mantra.
Weight: 85 grams
Height: 11.5 cm
Length: 3.0 cm
Width: 4.0 cm