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What does a lion ring symbolize?

Posted by Sam on 28th Nov 2020

The lion is called the king of beasts, so the lion mainly symbolizes power. In addition, the lion also symbolizes bravery, justice, wisdom, dignity, majesty, authority and royalty. The lion is one of the most popular themes and symbols in ancient times and many cultures, as the existing statues, sculptures and jewelry indicate.

Lions play the role of guardians in many cultures.In China, Buddhists believe that lions can protect their followers from ghosts and demons. In ancient Egypt, the sphinx, with a woman's head and a lion's body, was the goddess-protector of the pharaoh. In ancient Greece, the Sphinx also had the role of guardian. In addition, the ancient Egyptians had a tradition of casting lion-shaped keys. InChristianity, the lion is the enemy and messenger of the devil.Sculpture lions have always been used, and are still used as guardians of cities, ports, holy sites and even buildings in many cultures today. For example, in China, lion sculptures guard the entrances of sacred buildings.

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The Symbolism of the Lion Ring

The hunters of primitive tribes used the bones and teeth of lions and other defeated predators to make necklaces to show off their manliness and courage.

With the development of civilization, people began to depict animals in jewelry instead of directly using animal body parts to make jewelry. Such jewelry is more beautiful and meaningful. People believe that rings or necklaces that combine various symbols and signs can protect themselves from death and misfortune.

The lion is a symbol of the rule and leadership of rulers, outstanding military leaders and important figures. The image of the lion will endow his master with courage, bravery and aristocracy. Images of lions also often appear on family emblems, national emblems, signet rings, and later on heirlooms and costume jewelry.

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The lion is also a symbol of courage, speed, endurance, strength and grandeur. The lion ring is suitable for men who are tall, strong and masculine. Women can choose a lioness ring that symbolizes royal grace, elegance and charm.

Different ways of depicting lions have different symbolic meanings. The image of a lion's feet swinging, grinning or jumping symbolizes aggression. A man wearing such a ring is determined to achieve his goal. If the lion is relaxed and calm, it symbolizes wisdom and tranquility. People who wear calm lion rings will carefully consider their decisions and unswervingly defend their opinions and positions. The sleeping lion will protect his master. It is in a peaceful state, but at the same time, it has a strong sense of observation and is ready to attack.

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How to Wear Lion Rings

When the lion ring is worn on different fingers, the meaning is different. When it is worn on the little finger, it shows a person's ability to communicate and negotiate. In addition, the lion ring on the little finger can also enhance your creative potential.

The ring worn on the middle finger will bring harmony and peace. Wearing a lion ring on your middle finger can enhance your independence and autonomy, and improve your self-esteem. Wearing a ring on the thumb can improve intelligence, and clarity of thinking.

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The lion ring worn on the ring finger can give full play to a person's potential. Men who wish to gain strength and wealth can wear a lion ring on their ring finger because the ring finger is responsible for success.

The lion has a double symbol. On the one hand, it is a protector. On the other hand, it is a symbol of power and success. When you wear a lion ring on your right hand, it will inspire your leadership and desire for victory. At the same time, the lion ring worn on the left hand can provide protection and confidence. This is because the right hand is the conductor of male energy, while the left hand represents female energy.