Year of the Ox Incense
Limited edition: 2021 zodiac incense, a wish of good fortune and hospitality.
2021, year of the ox and second year of the Reiwa era
In Eastern cultures, the ox is associated with tenacity and honesty. It’s the slowest animal in the zodiac. During the year of the ox, we go forward slowly but firmly. It’s time to lay the foundations of the path that leads us to our goals. A steady effort every day will allow us to be successful for sure!
In Japan, the zodiac has long been a symbol of luck and protection against misfortune. When making a gift of the zodiac incense, you wish good health, prosperity and well-being for the coming year.
Let’s celebrate the new year inspired by the spirit of Japanese traditions and let’s enjoy the delicate fragrance of incense filling the air with elegant smoke curls. The 2021 Zodiac Set includes 12 sticks of precious aloeswood incense and a lovely porcelain holder, made by the “224 Porcelain” workshop of Hizen Yoshida in Ureshino, Saga prefecture. It has been produced following Arita Yaki ceramic techniques which are more than 400 years old.
The design of the box includes different symbols of good luck for the Japanese: the zodiac, the Mount Fuji, the first sunrise, a crane, Sho Shiku Bai (pine, bamboo and plum tree) and Chidori (the birds of victory and abundance).