50 Good Luck Symbols From Around The World

Signs and Symbols of Good Luck

Do you believe in luck? Do you carry a lucky charm or a symbolic talisman to ward off evil and bring you good fortune? Many people do.

Cultures around the world have developed signs and symbols that are believed to be lucky. Other symbols are thought to grant wishes or even heal the sick. There are also symbols for warding off evil and offering protection from curses.

Good luck symbols come in many shapes, sizes, and forms. There are signs of good (or bad) luck in nature, including plants, animals, and insects. Many cultures believe that there are lucky objects, numbers, symbols, and gems.

Here are the most popular signs of luck and good fortune from around the world. I have tried to capture the range of lucky symbols from around the world. Enjoy in good luck!

Good Luck Charms: A Few at a Glance

Turtles (protection from black magic)
Four-leafed clover
Horseshoe (open end up, for protection)
Cat's eye
Cricket (to alert when danger is near)
Acorn (protect from lightning)
Coins (in a new jacket pocket)
Dolphins (for protection)
An axe (for success)
Pig (for wealth)
Red bat (for long life)
Ladders (but not when leaning against a wall)

Nature's Good Luck Signs

Rainbows are considered lucky because, as we all know, at the end is a pot of gold!
Rainbows are considered lucky because, as we all know, at the end is a pot of gold! | Source
  • Acorns and their bearers, oak trees, bring good fortune according to Norse folklore. The Vikings associated oak trees with Thor, the god who created thunder and lightning with his great anvil and hammer. Because the tree attracted lightning, it was sacred to Thor. The Vikings believed that the fruit of the oak tree, the acorn, was spared Thor's wrath, so Vikings placed a lone acorn on their windowsills to protect their houses from lightning.
  • Rainbows are mentioned n the Old Testament. God created a rainbow after the flood as a sign that the earth would never be destroyed by flood again. Irish leprechauns are said to hide their gold at the end of rainbows, though we all know that a rainbow's end is impossible to find!
  • Eggs are powerful symbols of fertility, purity, and rebirth in traditional folk religion. They are used in magical rituals to promote fertility and restore virility, look into the future, bring good weather, encourage the growth of crops, protect both cattle and children against misfortune, and ward off the "evil eye." In England, a gift of a white egg is considered lucky, but a brown egg is unlucky.

Lucky Insects

A cricket on the hearth has been a sign of good household luck for thousands of years.
A cricket on the hearth has been a sign of good household luck for thousands of years. | Source
  • Crickets on the hearth have been a sign of good household luck for thousands of years. This belief could stem from prehistoric times, when a cricket's chirp provided a kind of companionship. In China and other Asian countries, cricket are seen as watchdogs: At any sign of danger, the chirping will stop. In the Far East as well as across Europe, it is considered very bad luck to kill a cricket, even by accident. Almost every Native American tribe believed that crickets bring good luck and that imitating its chirp was disrespectful. Images of crickets appear on charms and amulets, particularly those intended to ward off the "evil eye," in ancient Middle Eastern and European cultures.
  • Ladybugs are considered a harbinger of good luck and prosperity. A ladybug is said to have the power to free one of day-to-day problems. Wearing a ladybug amulet or having a live one land on you will brighten your day, give you patience with those around you, and most importantly, lessen your burdens. If a ladybug lands on you when you are ill, it will take the illness away. If a ladybug lands on your hand and then flies away, it is said that there will be good weather on the following Sunday. Killing a ladybug is considered bad luck. Regarding ladybug spots: If a ladybug lands on a recently married woman's hand, the number of dots on its back is the number of children she will have. The number of spots on a ladybug can also indicate the number of happy months that are ahead. Folklore also suggests that if you catch a ladybug in your home, you will find the same number of dollars that are on the ladybug's back.
  • Dragonflies are another lucky insect. As a creature of the wind, the dragonfly represents change. As a creature of the water, they represent the subconscious, or "dream" state. Other symbolic meanings associated with dragonflies are prosperity, strength, courage, peace, harmony, and purity.
  • Scarabs date back to Ancient Egypt, where they were considered good luck beetles. As a symbol of the rising sun and a protector from evil, the scarab is also a symbol of rebirth, regeneration, and transformation.

Lucky Animal Totems

Turtles symbolize primal mother and Mother Earth.
Turtles symbolize primal mother and Mother Earth. | Source

Lucky Animal Totems

  • Dolphins are considered lucky in many different cultures, including the Ancient cultures of Greece, Sumer, Egypt, and Rome. For Christians and Native Americans, the dolphin is a symbol of protection and its image is said to bring good luck. Ancient sailors who spent months or even years at sea found the sight of dolphins swimming around their ships to be the first sign that land was near.
  • Pigs are symbols of wealth, good fortune, and prosperity. There is a German saying: Schwein gehabt, literally "had pig" but idiomatically, "good luck is at hand." Chinese and European cultures believe that charms in the shape of pigs have the power to bring good luck, as they are a symbol of riches and wealth. In Chinese mythology the pig is a symbol of honesty, tolerance, initiative and diligence.
  • Tortoises are considered a good luck symbol in the Feng-Shui system of thought. They are also one of the four sacred animals, along with the dragon, unicorn, and phoenix. For more about Feng Shui symbols, read this article.
  • Turtles are believed to have power to ward off bad magic. A turtle symbolizes the primal mother and Mother Earth. Turtles are also said to symbolize longevity, hope, and long life. Turtles are said to be a link between heaven and earth.
  • Elephants symbolize overcoming death. Elephants are good luck according to Feng Shui principles. The Ganeshsa, a Hindu deity with an elephant's head, is the Hindu god of luck. Elephant figurines on shelves or by doorways are said to ensure longevity and luck. Elephants are also symbols of wisdom, power, loyalty, intelligence, strength, and solitude.
  • Red Bats are symbols of long life in China. Amulets with the image of a red bat bring happiness. The red bat is thought to ward off evil. Five red bats represent the "five good fortunes" of health, longevity, love, wealth, and virtue.
  • Tigers are considered lucky in Chinese astrology. The Tiger protects against certain evils, including theft and fire.
  • Frogs are symbols of prosperity, wealth, friendship, and abundance in many cultures. In other cultures they symbolize fertility. In the Native American culture of the Southwestern United States, the frog carries a piece of wood in its mouth because the Mojave people believe frogs brought fire to humans. For the ancient Romans, the frog was believed to bring good luck to one's home. Native Aborigines of Australia believe that frogs brought the thunder and rain. Frogs are said to be effective in speeding up recovery from disease. Among the ancient Egyptians and Greeks, frogs symbolized inspiration and fertility. In ancient Egypt, Hekt, the frog goddess, protected newborn babies, hence frogs were symbols of fertility and birth. The frog is also said to attract true friends and to help find long-lasting love.
  • Birds, including cranes, eagles, and falcons, are powerful luck symbols. For more about bird symbolism, read this article.

Some specific animal body parts are also thought to be lucky.

  • A hind rabbit's foot is a good luck symbol. Because rabbits reproduce abundantly, rabbits' feet are said to enhance fertility. When the rabbit's foot is worn by a man, he will sire a child. When worn by a woman, she will become pregnant.
  • Alligator teeth are believed in Africa to bring luck to gamblers.

Plants Representing Luck

Legend has it that when Eve left the Garden of Eden, she took a four leaf clover for good luck.
Legend has it that when Eve left the Garden of Eden, she took a four leaf clover for good luck. | Source
  • Four-leaf clover is popular in Western cultures as symbols of luck, probably due to its association with St. Patrick's Day. Four-leaf clovers do exist, they just are not as common as the three-leaf variety. If you find one, it's considered good luck. Legend goes that when Eve had to leave paradise she took a four-leaf clover along for good luck.
  • Lucky bamboo, or “friendship bamboo,” (actually a Dracaenaspecies, in the asparagus family) is a luck-bringing gift. This plant grows in the tropical rainforests of Southeast Asia and Africa. Feng Shui practitioners believe that placing a bamboo plant on the east side of a room will improve the flow of energy or "chi."

Lucky Objects

A horseshoe, open end up, on a door is believed to be a protective talisman in many cultures.
A horseshoe, open end up, on a door is believed to be a protective talisman in many cultures. | Source
  • Dream catchers, from Native American culture, are considered good luck because they catch the negative images from dreams. See the Legend of Nokomis (below).
  • Red lanterns are a symbol of luck in the Chinese culture.
  • Horseshoes symbolize good luck, power over evil, good fortune, and fertility. Horseshoes are associated with a horse's strength and dependability. In an upright position, it is also symbolic of the moon. Pointing downwards, it is symbolic of the womb. To the Greeks, it symbolized the crescent moon, which was regarded as a symbol of fertility. A horseshoe protects one's house and land, keeping strangers away. When a horseshoe is up on the wall or above a doorway, the "U" shape will hold good luck inside forever. This tradition may stem from the 10th century legend of Saint Dunstan, who trapped the devil using a horseshoe. From that point on, the devil would never enter a home adorned with a horseshoe over the door. Some legends say that an upward-pointing horseshoe gathers luck, while a downward-pointing horseshoe showers you with luck.
  • Coins are lucky in many ways. There is a saying: "See a penny, pick it up and all day long you'll have good luck. Leave it there and you'll despair." Some take that idea further, and believe that if the coin is face down then it's best to leave it on the ground. Coins that are bent or have holes in them are luckiest of all, especially if they turn up as change after making a purchase. The luck of such coins is enhanced if they are carried in a left pocket or worn around the neck.
  • A pot of gold is what you will find at the end of a rainbow, making it doubly lucky.

Some Coin-Related Superstitions
You will have good luck if you keep a jar of pennies in the kitchen.
The first coin you receive each day should be placed in an otherwise empty pocket and it will attract more coins.
Coins bring good luck according to Feng Shui principles.
Some say that a coin minted in a leap year will bring good fortune.
Many people consider it lucky to carry a coin minted in their birth date.
If you get pennies as change on a Monday, you will have good luck all week long.
A coin in a new jacket, handbag, or wallet will bring good luck.

The Legend of the Dream Catcher


A spider was quietly spinning his web in his own space. It was beside the sleeping space of Nokomis, the grandmother. Each day, Nokomis watched the spider at work, quietly spinning away. One day as she was watching him, her grandson came in. "Nokomis-iya!" he shouted, glancing at the spider. He stomped over to the spider, picked up a shoe and went to hit it. "No-keegwa," the old lady whispered, "don't hurt him."

"Nokomis, why do you protect the spider" asked the little boy. The old lady smiled, but did not answer.

When the boy left, the spider went to the old woman and thanked her for saving his life. He said to her, "For many days you have watched me spin and weave my web. You have admired my work. In return for saving my life, I will give you a gift." He smiled his special spider smile and moved away, spinning as he went. Soon the moon glistened on a magical silvery web moving gently in the window. "See how I spin," he said. "See and learn, for each web will snare bad dreams. Only good dreams will go through the small hole. This is my gift to you. Use it so that only good dreams will be remembered. The bad dreams will become hopelessly entangled in the web."

What Do Lucky Shapes and Objects Mean?

eternal life
love and wisdom
strength, power, abundance
good fortune
access to love and the gods
lucky for young children and mothers
access to heaven
Tree of Life
cycle of life
good luck
Buddhist cause and effect
An ankh mirror from the Egyptian king Tutankhamun's tomb.
An ankh mirror from the Egyptian king Tutankhamun's tomb. | Source
  • An ankh is a symbol of eternal life. It comes to us from ancient Egypt, where it was an indispensable lucky charm for the Pharaohs. The gods are often seen holding an ankh to someone's lips. This was considered to be an offering of "the breath of life" that is needed in the afterlife.
  • An axe can bring success. Archaeologists have unearthed talismans in the shape of an axe head in all parts of the world. They usually have holes in them, indicating that they were worn around the neck. Ancient art from the Far East, pre-Columbian America, the Mediterranean, and Africa frequently depicts a double-bladed axe to indicate power.
  • Circles are one of mankind's oldest symbols of good fortune. They stand for eternity and are signs of completeness, perfection, and wholeness. The circle has given us many kinds of lucky symbols, including rings of every description and the circular designs of Amish hex signs, not to mention the wreaths we hang on our doors at Christmas time.
  • Crescents are among the most powerful of all lucky symbols. The crescent is especially lucky for young children and their mothers. In ancient Egypt, the crescent moon was the symbol of Isis, the mother of the gods. As its symbolism spread throughout the world, it eventually became a symbol of Paradise, when represented with a star. It is particularly significant in Islam.
  • The cross has come to be a symbol of Christianity, but it was both a religious and lucky sign for centuries before the Christian era. It has been found in parts of the world the message of Christianity never reached. In most pagan religions, the cross represents the tree of life. In some ancient cultures, the crosspiece intersecting the upright piece, represented a ladder that helped a worshiper to reach God. In other cultures, the upright piece pointed the way to heaven and the crosspiece represented earthly influences.
  • The hand is a powerful symbol of good luck in nearly every Mediterranean culture. In Muslim countries, the hand is made with the thumb and fingers outstretched in honor of Fatima, the favorite daughter of the prophet Mohammad. Fatima was one of only three women worthy of entering heaven. The thumb represents the prophet himself, the first finger represents Fatima, the middle finger her husband, and the others her two sons. The ancient Etruscans and Greeks wore lucky amulets representing a fist with the thumb tucked beneath the fingers. Similar charms, with the index finger extended, were believed to have power to ward off the evil eye. Sometimes a simple hand gesture encourages good luck or helps ward off bad luck. In many countries, but especially in Italy, the evil eye is thwarted with the so-called "devil's horn:" the fist clenched with the index and little fingers outstretched. For more about lucky symbols, including the hand, read this article.

A key is one of the oldest charms.
A key is one of the oldest charms. | Source
  • The heart is seen as a representation of love and wisdom in Christian tradition. In Egypt, the heart is seen as the center of our psychic energy and is thought to have power over the influences of black magic. In Islam, the heart is where understanding takes place.
  • The horn signifies strength, power, and abundance. In ancient Greek and Roman mythology, the horn represented the male phallus. Because of the horn's curved form, it is equally effective for both male and female as a sexual symbol. Sometimes called the horn of plenty, this charm signifies future wealth and prosperity. Like crescents, which they resemble, charms in the form of animal horns are believed to have great power over the evil eye.
  • A key is among the most important symbols of luck. It is also one of the oldest of charms. A key given as a gift between lovers is considered a symbol of unlocking the door to the heart. It is believed that the giver will be lucky in love. The Greeks and Romans believed keys represented the "Key of Life," which had the power to unlock the door through which prayers reached the gods. It was also used to promote remembrance of things past and foresight for things to come. The ancients attached special significance to keys made of silver, the metal sacred to the goddess Diana. She was the protector of doorways and thresholds, as well as the special guardian of mothers-to-be. In Japanese culture, three keys tied together are considered a powerful lucky charm. They enable the wearer to unlock the doors that lead to love, health, and wealth. According to the gypsies of Eastern Europe, a door key with a metal ring attached will ensure a good night's sleep, if it is hung upside down over the bed. It can also prevent nightmares.
  • Ladders have been considered lucky symbols for centuries. The Egyptians usually placed them in their tombs to help the souls of the dead climb heavenward. They also carried ladder charms, to help them avoid earthly temptation. Ladders are unlucky when they are leaned against a wall to form a triangle with the ground. The triangle's three sides are said by some to represent the basic family unit—father, mother, and child—and by others, the Holy Trinity—Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. Passing through the triangle is thought to violate the unity of the sacred unit. There is an antidote for walking under a ladder, of course. If you should unwittingly wander under a ladder, you can save yourself by crossing your fingers and spitting three times through the ladder's rungs.
  • Triangles are the strongest form for structures. Practitioners of ancient religions also found mystical significance in triangles and fashioned charms and amulets in that shape. Triangles were thought to represent the cycle of life—birth, maturity, and death—and as such they symbolized harmony between humans and their gods. It was considered a sacrilege to break its perfect shape. The ancient Egyptians used triangles when they created the great pyramids, which many today regard as symbols of good luck, even though they are monuments to the dead. The architects who designed them combined four triangles to symbolize the coming together of earthly and heavenly forces.
  • Wheels represent eternity and are seen as a sign of good luck in many cultures. The Indian flag has Buddha's Wheel of Life as its centerpiece. It was said that Buddha himself drew such a wheel in a rice field to teach his followers that all creation is a series of causes and effects following each other like the turning of a wheel.

Icons Symbolizing Luck

Rubbing a Buddha statue's belly is said to be lucky.
Rubbing a Buddha statue's belly is said to be lucky. | Source

Icons Symbolizing Luck

  • Chimney sweeps are a sign of good luck, wealth and happiness. One legend from old England says that when King George was riding his horse in a royal procession, a dog suddenly ran from the crowd, barking and nipping at the King's horse. The horse reared, and to the horror of the crowd, almost threw the King. A lone figure, dressed in filthy rags, stepped into the road, caught the horse's halter, and calmed the animal, A chimney sweep had saved the King!
  • Buddha charms or statue are thought to be lucky, especially if you rub the Buddha's belly.
  • Kachinas represent native spirits to the Pueblo, Hopi, and Zuni nations of the American Southwest. Each doll is dressed in elaborate costume. Although regularly used in tribal ceremonies, these dolls are also used as playthings by children and displayed in homes and sacred places. It is believed that by inviting the spirit represented by the doll into one's family, luck will come to that family in the form of good harvests and protection from natural disasters.
  • Saint Christopher is the patron saint of travelers. Catholic people often place a Saint Christopher medal in their car.

How to Find the North Star

Lucky Symbols and Numbers

  • The North Star, or Nautical Star, is seen as providing guidance, and it is a good luck symbol for sailors. The Star of Bethlehem guided the three wise men. In the Old Testament, the starry sky symbolized the numerous children of Abraham, and gave direction to the promised land.
  • The Evil Eye wards off misfortune when worn as an amulet. Unlike other sources of good luck, whose resides in the possession of the object itself, the power of the evil eye amulet is to protect from the Evil Eye itself.
  • The Number Seven is considered lucky by many different cultures and religions, In Christianity, seven represents self-sacrifice and higher virtue. It appears repeatedly in scripture, as the seven lamps of the temple, seven wise and seven foolish virgins, and Christ's feeding of the multitude with five loaves and two fishes. The early Christian church taught that belief in God brings seven gifts: wisdom, understanding, honor, glory, blessings, strength, and godliness. It is also said that the seventh son of a seventh son has the power to heal and that the seventh daughter of a seventh daughter has the gift if interpreting dreams. According to ancient Japanese mythology, there are also Seven Gods of Fortune, who deliver gifts to worthy people on the New Year.

Wish Makers

A falling or shooting star is said to grant the wisher a secret wish.
A falling or shooting star is said to grant the wisher a secret wish. | Source
  • A wishing well is a place where you toss a coin (or another symbol of good luck) and make a wish. The ancients believed that a token gift to the gods would keep the wells from running dry. They also believed that the gods of the sea could be kept happy if a few coins were occasionally thrown their way as a tribute. A custom observed all over the world, says that if you look for your reflection in the water and then make a wish after throwing a coin into it, the wish will be granted. But when in Rome, remember that their sea gods will accept no less than three coins.
  • A wishbone is a symbol of good luck. It also is a wish maker. If two people tug on the ends of a wishbone and each makes a wish, the person holding the bigger piece when the wishbone breaks will have their wish granted.
  • A stray eyelash is seen as a wish maker, much like the wishbone. If a stray eyelash falls upon your cheek, place it on your finger, make a wish, then blow the eyelash away.
  • A falling star, or "shooting" star as it is sometimes called, grants the person lucky enough to see it, a secret wish.

Good Luck Gemstones

Cymophane, or "Cat's Eye," is said to clear away obstacles.
Cymophane, or "Cat's Eye," is said to clear away obstacles. | Source
  • Amber is thought to be a bit of the sun with the power to bring good fortune. The Greeks called amber "electron," which led to the modern word for electricity. Amber can give off sparks when rubbed, which may be why it is considered a lucky charm. Both Chinese and Muslim cultures burn amber as incense, to protect against evil spirits.
  • Sapphires have symbolized good luck since ancient times. The Greeks believed that wearing a sapphire invited the favor of the gods. In the ancient Middle East, this blue stone was believed to have supernatural powers. It is said to have been the centerpiece of King Solomon's ring.In India, sapphires bring health and wealth and in other cultures they are believed to repel spiders, protect virgins, and ward off envy. Sapphires are also the birthstone for the month of September, and so are particularly lucky for people born in that month. For more about lucky birthstones, read this article.
  • Cat's eye clears obstacles and helps the bearer to move ahead in life. It also wards off the Evil Eye, ghosts, spirits, and negative planetary influences. In India, it is thought that if one carries a cat's-eye stone, one's fortune will never diminish. Among gamblers, it is the good luck charm of choice. Cat's eye protects one from unforeseen losses in business and ensures financial stability by guarding the owner's wealth.

More by this Author

  • Bird Symbolism and Spiritual Gifts

    In many cultures around the world, birds are thought to be a supernatural link between the heavens above and the earth. Understand the power of bird symbolism and spiritual insight.

  • Amulets and Symbols of Protection

    Amulets have been used for centuries in cultures the world over to protect against evil and negative energy. This complete guide covers the many types of amulets and their protective properties.

Your Favorite Good Luck Sign or Symbol? 443 comments

Joan4 8 years ago

My favorites are the 4 leaf clover - I have one in my wallet - and elephants - I have an elephant collection - yes, trunks up! My husband carries a buckeye in his pocket at all times for good luck. Super lens idea and great lens. A fun read! Congratulations on being featured on Squidoo Lens Reviews.

kerbev profile image

kerbev 8 years ago from Upstate, NY

Despite all the beliefs of 13 being unlucky, a child born on the 13th of any month is said to LUCKY in all of their ventures in life.

SusannaDuffy profile image

SusannaDuffy 8 years ago from Melbourne Australia

What a truly remarkable lens! My personal charms are a little elephant (for Ganesha, who I swear saved me from drowning in the Lombok Straits) and a 4 leaf clover. Each evening I watch the bats fly over my house and cross my fingers for good fortune. One thing though, I regard the ladder, when it forms a triangle against a wall, as being of immense good luck as it's a female symbol of great power just as number 13 is the female number. Thanks for this wonderful 5* lens and I look forward to all of your work. Thanks for adding this to the All Legends and Lore group.

poutine 8 years ago

What a superb idea for a lens.

My favorite good luck thing is the ladybug.

I also have a few of them in my collection.

gbenton789 profile image

gbenton789 8 years ago

Great lense and good luck on your quest for Giant Squidom! I thought you were already there! I see good luck and in everything - my security word is purplesquid - good sign for you!

Stotty 8 years ago

Enjoyable lens ,thanks for taking the time to do this :)

giacombs-ramirez profile image

giacombs-ramirez 7 years ago from Montana

Not only a fantastic idea for a lens, but I loved the way you organized and designed it! Giant Squid status indeed.

So is it good luck if you're born on the extra day in Leap Year?

ctavias0ffering1 profile image

ctavias0ffering1 7 years ago

Excellent lens ... lensrolling with my A-Z of Fortune Telling 5*

WhiteOak50 profile image

WhiteOak50 7 years ago

Great Lens! Thanks for additing it to the Pagan Path Group. I am also lensrolling it.

LisaDH profile image

LisaDH 7 years ago

Very fun and informative, and great layout. Am marking this as a favorite so I can return when I need some good luck. :-)

CleanerLife 7 years ago

Great Lens!

Such a big list, and put together so well!

I had totally forgotten about making a wish on a stray eyelash!

tdove 7 years ago

Thanks for joining G Rated Lense Factory!

evelynsaenz1 profile image

evelynsaenz1 7 years ago from Royalton

I have often put acorns on the windowsill for decoration in the fall but never realized it could be good luck.

chefkeem profile image

chefkeem 7 years ago from Austin, Texas

"Schwein gehabt", Michelle! A hearty SquidAngel Blessing for this "lucky" lens! :)

Karicor profile image

Karicor 7 years ago

This is quite an impressive collection of good luck. There were some I didn't know yet. Thanks for putting this list together. Added my Blessing and hope it brings me luck as well! ^:)^

Webcodes LM profile image

Webcodes LM 7 years ago

In China and some other Asian countries, the number 8 is the luckiest number (like our number 7)..while 4 is despised (like our 13). Great 5* lens. Thanks for welcoming me as a giant and l would like to congratulate you as well! Best wishes from your fellow giant Dec 31, 3008 graduation class! .. race you to 100 :)

pkmcruk profile image

pkmcruk 7 years ago from Cheshire UK

Congratulations on your great achievement in becoming a Giant Squid! Your lenses are awesome!

Take care


aka-rms profile image

aka-rms 7 years ago from USA

This terrific lens is today's feature at the Giant Squid Community Showcase.

Barkely profile image

Barkely 7 years ago

Congrats on becoming a Giant Squid!

seedplanter 7 years ago

Fascinating look at a whole slew of beliefs. Lucky you, getting it showcased, too!

I like what you've done with CSS & Html here. The staggered colors add a really nice touch!

Paula Atwell profile image

Paula Atwell 7 years ago from Cleveland, OH

What a lucky lens. I happen to believe that we make our own luck much of the time, but I enjoyed reading through this lens. We can all use some extra luck, right?

religions7 profile image

religions7 7 years ago

Did I already say this? Great lens. Very good.

singaporehosting profile image

singaporehosting 7 years ago

Lovely Lense! I have a four leaf clover in my wallet for good luck :)

mosaic lm profile image

mosaic lm 7 years ago

Congratulations! Yes, this is a great lens. Great idea!!

ZenandChic profile image

ZenandChic 7 years ago

Love this lens!

Lee Hansen profile image

Lee Hansen 7 years ago from Vermont

I am so lucky to discover this lens - you gave me ideas for new digital art. Very good lens - I love it.

lisasboutique profile image

lisasboutique 7 years ago

Love this lens, esp. the Buddha. I love anything to do with bringing good luck to our family and a big believer in karma working in and around our worlds. Thanks for the info.

Kaitlin93 7 years ago

really great lense...

i like how you formatted it and the content was interesting!

chriskelley 7 years ago

Does anyone besides me have lucky socks? I have a pair of argyle toe socks I wear when I need a little boost.

Anyway... very interesting lens. Keep 'em coming

Cassiopeia LM profile image

Cassiopeia LM 7 years ago

It is my understanding that Ganesh is also considered to bring good fortune. ChrisKelly has an interesting point about lucky socks - people consider clothing they wore or objects they had with them during a good event in life can carry a special power to bring about another good event. I find it fascinating to consider why one thing is considered to conjure up good fortune when another doesn't have the same power or - heaven forbid - an object brings misfortune. Thanks for the list: I didn't know there were so many was to bring good luck!

heehaw lm profile image

heehaw lm 7 years ago

Nice lens , great explanation on the animal totems and Shapes and Objects.

lollyj lm profile image

lollyj lm 7 years ago from Washington KS

Thanks for leaving a comment on my friendship lens and voting for me.

This is such an interesting lens!! Intriguing layout and info. Fives and faves to you.

Webcodes LM profile image

Webcodes LM 7 years ago

Excellent lens 5*. What about that darn cat with his paw up that I see in Chinese restaurants. I think they also symbolize good luck.

Dianne Loomos profile image

Dianne Loomos 7 years ago

Congratulations on being featured at the Giant Squid Community Showcase! Well done! Very nice lens.

Smartshops 7 years ago

Great lens with lots of information! 5*s from your friends at Smartshops!

Malaki 7 years ago

Hay thanks for this im really intreasted in Faith/religious symbo And found this really useful

kellywissink lm profile image

kellywissink lm 7 years ago

5 Stars!

Welcome to the Squidoo 50 Club!

ElizabethJeanAl profile image

ElizabethJeanAl 7 years ago

I knew some of them, but I didn't realize how many symbols of luck we human clung too.

Thanks for sharing


x3xsolxdierx3x lm profile image

x3xsolxdierx3x lm 7 years ago

i thoroughly enjoyed this lens.....thoughtful and informative...... 5 stars :)

anonymous 7 years ago

Another highly interesting lens by an excellent lensmaster! :) - Susie

kateloving profile image

kateloving 7 years ago from Lancaster PA

Wonderful!! I love them all but the eyelash was the most provocative!!

KimGiancaterino profile image

KimGiancaterino 7 years ago

This lens is featured on A Day of 100 Squid Angel Blessings.

groovyfind profile image

groovyfind 7 years ago from Columbia Mo

Great Info, Love it!

InnerChallenge2009 7 years ago

Thank you for sharing this lens! Very well made and very informative! Keep up the good work! Feel free to check out my lens on spirituality and personal development

badmsm 7 years ago

Nice list, must have taken a while to put this together. 5 Stars & a Squid Angel Blessing!

ayngel boshemia profile image

ayngel boshemia 7 years ago from Crestone, Co

Excellent job! I noticed something about what you listed as well. The symbols you listed often coincide with the personalities of people I know who collect them.

My youngest loves ladybugs - You said: will brighten your day, give you patience with those around you, and most importantly, lessen your burdens. Which describes youngest to a T.

My oldest collects frogs - You said: friendship and abundance (Her teacher once described her as a quiet leader, she was able to lead people just by being a friend. She isn't quite 16, so I'll let you know on the fertility in about 10 yrs. Yikes!

WindyWintersHubs profile image

WindyWintersHubs 7 years ago from Vancouver Island, BC

Wonderful Collection of Good Luck Signs. I have a blue sapphire ring that I inherited from my grandmother. Now I know it's lucky. :)

kerbev profile image

kerbev 7 years ago from Upstate, NY

I heard a different story for the history of the lucky rabbits foot. I heard that it is rooted in an African belief that carrying the foot of any animal helps you to be able to flee with the speed of that animal. Rabbits are fast, and so once the notion came across the Atlantic (on slave ships) it was directly mostly upon the rabbit. I don't remember where I read that, though, or how accurate it is.

anonymous 7 years ago

What a good idea! I'm so glad I stopped by. I believe box turtles are good luck. It's just my own personal conviction.

wayfarer lm profile image

wayfarer lm 7 years ago

What an interesting lens! Funny, how one culture's symbol of luck is very different in another.

donnalynn 7 years ago

Thanks for such a wonderful lens. I enjoyed it very much.

gabrielangel profile image

gabrielangel 7 years ago

Our office chips in for a lottery pool, so I could use all the good luck charms I can get my hands on.

marsha32 7 years ago

cool lens!!

scar4 7 years ago

wonderful. good lens.

MsSnow4 profile image

MsSnow4 7 years ago

Great lens

anonymous 7 years ago

I think that my favorite good luck symbol would have to be the tiger. I love all things feline and tigers are especially majestic. I would love to have one to protect my home while I slept. No burglers would dare break in then! :-)

palaceofglass 7 years ago

Great lens, very informative. 5 stars from me.

Check out

and Art Glass

lasertek lm profile image

lasertek lm 7 years ago

Nice! This lens is pretty interesting. Never knew there are so many lucky charms and symbols that people believed in. I don't believe in such things but I do respect people who have faith in these.

Hope you could visit my lenses as well. Thanks

lolicious profile image

lolicious 6 years ago

Good information, found out some new things that are good luck signs. Hopefully I get some more luck just from visiting this lens :)

GrowWear 6 years ago

Passing through to bless this worthy lens. Happy new year!

AlinaWarner 6 years ago

Great lens 5***** and favorited too! Happy 2010!

ZenandChic profile image

ZenandChic 6 years ago

I love this lens! Blessed by an angel!

anonymous 6 years ago

Awesome lens, 5* and Fav!

Hope 2010 brings you all you wish for. :)

admiralglass lm profile image

admiralglass lm 6 years ago

Hi great lens 5xxxxx loved it

squid-janices7 profile image

squid-janices7 6 years ago

What an interesting lens. I had no idea that alligator teeth were considered good luck by some...funny. I know that I don't consider acorns good luck. Those darn things are a menace when you have 3 or 4 big oak trees in the back yard. I have spent a lot of time pulling up little oak trees and sharpening lawn mower blades that have been forced to deal with them. 5*

dustytoes profile image

dustytoes 6 years ago

What a very interesting lens!! I enjoyed my time here...

Kiwisoutback profile image

Kiwisoutback 6 years ago from Massachusetts

Great work! I never knew tortoises were a good luck symbol.

davis66 profile image

davis66 6 years ago

While Feng Shui can be very complicated, it is fun to use elements of it in every day room designs. Nice lens!

poptastic profile image

poptastic 6 years ago from Quezon City

Wow, what a well-researched and nicely presented lens about possibly *all* good luck symbols there is! The North Star and the Shooting Star are my favorite signs, I have been wishing upon them since I was a child and I think some of my wishes have indeed been answered. (: *blessed by an angel*

JewelRiver 6 years ago

Personally I don't believe in luck. I believe in reality and facts but even though I'm a neighsayer I will still give you your recognition for creating a well thought-out lens with a nice layout. Good job!

journey103 profile image

journey103 6 years ago from USA

Very fun lense and informative...we can all use a little good luck. 5 Stars & Fav

CindyLarsson profile image

CindyLarsson 6 years ago

Well put lense! Personally I like to touch the clock when there's 4 identical numbers!

KortDogg 6 years ago

Luck is real, but naturally your luck depends on your mood. People in bad moods tends to have a worst day than people who start their day off in a good mood. Even going to sleep on negative thoughts will result in you hurting yourself in the morning or even something worst than that!

christian-book-man 6 years ago

Very Informative , and well researched! Kudos ! Although , I don't believe in lucky charms but it is interesting to read about it , coz on a personal note if all these charms does work , maybe every one should get lucky .

sukkran trichy profile image

sukkran trichy 6 years ago from Trichy/Tamil Nadu

i don't believe in this luck signs and symbols. but the construction and the presentation of the lens is wonderful. very interesting read.

hlkljgk profile image

hlkljgk 6 years ago from Western Mass

what an interesting lens. :)

anonymous 6 years ago

I don't believe in good luck sign. But it was interesting to read.

the777group lm 6 years ago

I think it's a great resource. Good luck with it!

kimmanleyort 6 years ago

Excellent presentation. From all of these signs and symbols, it seems that people really want to get lucky!

anonymous 6 years ago

Carrie is right in her review! This is truly a wonderful review and explanation of good luck signs and symbols!

Spook LM profile image

Spook LM 6 years ago

I'm almost on my last legs from chasing all those rainbows. One day my luck will change? Blessed by an Angel.

AlaskaHydro LM profile image

AlaskaHydro LM 6 years ago

My favorite luck symbol is the ankh. We just seem to resonate.

SofiaMann 6 years ago

I know the Kachina dolls. They are a very interesting tradition they represent a means of education for children in these villages. Congratulations on a very interesting lens.

newbizmau profile image

newbizmau 6 years ago from Mobile, AL

I love the design of your lens. Very interesting as well.

scar4 6 years ago

great lens with a lot of information. It's great to see the signs of good luck from the world. Some of them I have never thought of.

Wooden-Crosses LM profile image

Wooden-Crosses LM 6 years ago

That's a LOT of signs, very well done! Where did you get them ALL? :D

good job! voted and favorited!

nebby profile image

nebby 6 years ago from USA

We all need as much as we can get (good luck that is). I can't get my lucky bamboo plant to grow, I hope that it doesn't mean my good luck has disappeared.

ChristianTeenWorld 6 years ago

Very cool page!

I love the design of it, very cool.

I'll be sharing this page with a lot of people!

If you have time check out my site dedicated to Youth Ministry!

Thanks again for this great resource!

ShamanicShift 6 years ago

Incredibly comprehensive LUCK resource--great lens!

anonymous 6 years ago

Awesome Lens-Love It! My favorite is a 4 leaf clover!

RebeccaE 6 years ago

feeling very lucky and blessed to read this lens, I love it, I didn't know about ladybugs!

Twmarsh profile image

Twmarsh 6 years ago

I subscribe to #16-rabbits foot. I've had one one my key-chain for years!

stephenteacher profile image

stephenteacher 6 years ago from Corona, CA

having a rabbit's foot on a chain was common when I was a kid. If only we had known :) Great lens!

missbat profile image

missbat 6 years ago

Wow, I didn't know as many of these good luck signs as I thought! Great lens!

TonyPayne profile image

TonyPayne 6 years ago from Southampton, UK

Wow great list. I wondered where the second half was for a while, then realised it must be a multi- page lens. Heard of them, but not seen one before. I haven't heard of all of these lucky charms. It is amazing how many there are.t

Cath1125 profile image

Cath1125 6 years ago

Nice lense, I heard of some of them before, but I never knew there were so many. I have added you to my favourites.

Tempus 5 years ago

Wonderful lens. I always thought elephants were lucky and now I know why. Thanks

aesta1 profile image

aesta1 5 years ago from Ontario, Canada

Never knew there are so many. I always carry my rabbit as this is my birth sign. I know that maybe it is just superstition but I just love doing it.

munevarjuan 5 years ago


GrowWear 5 years ago

Dropping back by to wish you happy holidays and a new year filled with abundance and love.

WebIsFun profile image

WebIsFun 5 years ago

Thanks for the geat page -- I knew many of these - but was happy to learn more!

miaponzo 5 years ago

Thanks very interesting!

magicgeniewishl profile image

magicgeniewishl 5 years ago

Hi and well done on such a great lens. My favorite is wishing on a shooting star, although my wishes have not come true yet, I always seem to wish upon the first star I see in the sky and any shooting star I see :)

Philippians468 profile image

Philippians468 5 years ago

such a lovely lens. thank you for the information! cheers

juliannegentile profile image

juliannegentile 5 years ago from Cleveland, Ohio, US

I love the elephant with the truck held high as a good luck symbol. I really enjoyed this lens and must bless it and bookmark this "for good luck" :)

LissaKlar LM profile image

LissaKlar LM 5 years ago

The lady bug for sure. I also love dream catchers. My daughter used to have nightmares and I hung one in her room and she never talks about bad dreams anymore! This is a great lens!

quicpost 5 years ago

Thanks for your very helpful article! Just what I needed to know is found in your article.

jaimepuxxle profile image

jaimepuxxle 5 years ago

Interesting lens. Don't know if it's the same in other parts of the world, but in Spain they say it's good luck to tread in dog excrement. Guess it might just be a way to make you feel less sorry about yourself. Other charms you mention also apply.

TheLeftFitz profile image

TheLeftFitz 5 years ago

Thanks for such in-depth information! Here's a Lucky Leprechaun Blessing for St. Paddy's Day!

anonymous 5 years ago

Kiss Me, I'm Irish! Lucky Leprechaun Blessings by a Squidoo Angel

justholidays profile image

justholidays 5 years ago

Happy Saint Patrick and congrats on being featured on Best of St. Patrick's Day on Squidoo!

jptanabe profile image

jptanabe 5 years ago from Red Hook, NY

Love this collection of good luck signs - I never knew a pig or a ladder were considered good luck before! Great job.

JeremiahStanghini profile image

JeremiahStanghini 5 years ago

Yay!! Luck!! :-)

With Love and Gratitude,


supernovas18 profile image

supernovas18 5 years ago

This is a very interesting lens!

Also I'm a big fan of Lucky symbols!

Snakesmom profile image

Snakesmom 5 years ago

I love lucky symbols, charms & signs! What a fun lens! :) Nice work.

sabinamiller 5 years ago

Amazing symbols.. I never know them before seeing the lens...


Modern Furniture

anonymous 5 years ago

The Chinese say that preparation plus opportunity equals luck

TolovajWordsmith profile image

TolovajWordsmith 5 years ago from Ljubljana

I heard interesting anecdote about Niels Bohr (Nobel Prize winner in in Physics). It has several versions, but the main point is always the same. Here it goes:

One day a visitor to Niels Bohr's country cottage noticed a horseshoe hanging on a wall and teased the eminent physicist about his apparent fuckingstition. "Can it be," he asked, "that you, of all people, believe it will bring you luck?" "Of course not," Bohr replied, "but I understand it brings you luck whether you believe it or not."


And when I see a chimney sweep I still look for a button.

totalhealth 5 years ago

very interesting lens, some of the luck symbols are even surprising that i have not heard before.

love4rocks 5 years ago

Awesome lens. Hope my life isn't just based on luck :-)

Mary Crowther profile image

Mary Crowther 5 years ago from Havre de Grace

Great lens! I have one of those bamboo trees and maybe it will bring me some luck!

SeanRBailey 5 years ago

This is neat!

tracy159 profile image

tracy159 5 years ago from Maryville, TN

Wow. Something to meet everyone's likes. I collect turtles for my garden. Now I can call it a lucky garden.

elyria profile image

elyria 5 years ago

So many interesting signs and symbols for good luck, some are a brand new discovery for me!

wayne_luvinlife 5 years ago

I'm Irish, dutch and native american can I get a shamrock dream catcher? definitely the shamrock!

NZHarris 5 years ago

Nice lens!

Prezewalski profile image

Prezewalski 5 years ago

Great work on your it!!

donnetted 5 years ago from South Africa

Delightful. Thank you. Aaaah the leprechaun....

anonymous 5 years ago

Very interesting lens. So many good luck signs and symbols I had never heard of.

TravelingRae 5 years ago

I wear a scarab pendant. I'm not crazy about the word 'luck', preferring the idea of 'good fortune', but I love the symbolism of the insect.

NoobWriter LM profile image

NoobWriter LM 5 years ago

This was the most well presented lens i have seen in Squidoo.

Louie-Thomas LM profile image

Louie-Thomas LM 5 years ago

This is cool! It's a great idea for a lens and interesting to read!

christabel2 profile image

christabel2 5 years ago from UK

Great lens about lucky charms. I have some of the lucky stones.

kl2534 5 years ago

good ideas for creating your own version of a lucky charm

flipflop4161 profile image

flipflop4161 5 years ago

well, i love the shape of 4 leafed clovers!

Vivek Bhan profile image

Vivek Bhan 5 years ago

Superb Lens.

Close2Art LM profile image

Close2Art LM 5 years ago

cool lens

darciefrench lm profile image

darciefrench lm 5 years ago

Truly lovely lens, wonderful presentation. These days my favorite good luck symbol is a squid angel blessing :)

TIRMassageStone1 profile image

TIRMassageStone1 5 years ago

The heart is definitely my favorite good luck symbol. Who doesn't need good luck in love?

dahlia369 profile image

dahlia369 5 years ago

I had no idea there were that many good luck symbols... I like hearts and quite a few other things from your list. Nicely done & great resource. ***Angel blessed*** during my epic Back to School Bus Trip quest :)

WhiteOak50 profile image

WhiteOak50 5 years ago

After finally catching up with the Angel School Bus, I am fluttering around Myth-ville to drop off some Blessings. Just wanted you to know I am here because your page caught my attention. Leaving you with a *Blessing* for doing such a great job on this page.

sponias lm profile image

sponias lm 5 years ago

This is a very interesting lens! I believe that icons are protective, and the rain is a good sign, but I donât have a favorite good luck symbol.

TIRMassageStone1 profile image

TIRMassageStone1 5 years ago

I do feel we make our own luck. I wonder if good luck symbols just give us that confidence to have a positive hope in life.

iQwestArticles profile image

iQwestArticles 5 years ago

Neat lens! My oldest daughter loves Ladybugs so I've always been partial to them so to speak.

With that said, I didn't fully realize that Ladybugs were considered good luck. I've always been intrigued when they land on you randomly as it does seem like someone or something is reaching out to you in a good way. In fact, I was on a job yesterday and accidentally swatted away at what I thought was a bug only to realize it was a Ladybug. And, my first inclination was, "oh know, that was a Ladybug!".

Again, very nice lens and great information regarding the various good luck signs / symbols!

Hirsilinna profile image

Hirsilinna 5 years ago

This was a great idea! It is fun to notice that a lucky thing in one culture can be unlucky in some other.

dledtv1 profile image

dledtv1 5 years ago

Luck is every where. Now i see. Thanks

ellagis profile image

ellagis 5 years ago

A little silver owl I had bought in Greece when I was a kid. I wore it with a necklace during each exam and test I did at school, and I still do when I have an important working meeting. I don't really think it brings good luck, but it is almost a personal tradition.

starterfor10 5 years ago

This is a very interesting lens. I think that people find it quite comforting to think objects bring them good luck.

TIRMassageStone1 profile image

TIRMassageStone1 5 years ago

As I kid I always threw coins in fountains and made a wish. I didn't necessarily think they would come through, but it was fun and is still fun today.

anonymous 5 years ago

Interesting info on this lens!

CarrieReikiMo profile image

CarrieReikiMo 5 years ago

Love this...great job!

orange3 lm profile image

orange3 lm 5 years ago

Awesome lens! Some of my favorites are the ladybugs, pigs, the evil eye and Buddha.

Staceysk profile image

Staceysk 5 years ago

Cool facts.

I had heard from a friend who was raised in Hong Kong that the Elephant is only considered lucky if the trunk is pointing up. It's supposed to be unlucky if it is down. To this day I won't buy an elephant figurine unless it's trunk is up, just in case.

trustytraveltip1 profile image

trustytraveltip1 5 years ago

Nice lens - I wear a Turkish evil eye for good luck!

TheGourmetCoffe profile image

TheGourmetCoffe 5 years ago

Very interesting lens, always fun learning about foreign cultures and traditions. Thank you for sharing. Fun topic.

intermarks profile image

intermarks 5 years ago

I have really learn a lot from your this interesting lens! Great Lens!

NidhiRajat 5 years ago

amazing good luck symbols...i must use all of this..thanks and congrats for great lens!!!

LiteraryMind profile image

LiteraryMind 5 years ago from Connecticut, USA

If you believe something is lucky, then it is lucky for you. Pick anything.

DuaneJ profile image

DuaneJ 5 years ago

This is a supercool lens

JoleneBelmain profile image

JoleneBelmain 5 years ago

I love ladybugs, and keep one with a magnet on my fridge. I found it just after my marriage fell apart and I had moved into a new place it was left by the previous owners on a windowsill in the basement and instantly I knew everything was going to be alright... I also am having a wedding next year with the "Love of my life and soulmate" and our wedding theme is "Lucky In Love" and contains four leaf clovers... I have written articles on both of those subjects... Love your lens, big thumbs up!!

DonMigoy LM profile image

DonMigoy LM 5 years ago

This lens is truly amazing! Thank you for sharing!

checkyourvibe profile image

checkyourvibe 5 years ago from St. Petersburg, Fl

this is all so interesting! Great lens! if you'd like to examine the "quantum physics" approach to luck checck out

aussieremovals 5 years ago

Amazing! great symbols.....great lens.

anilsaini 5 years ago

great lens

DANCING COWGIRL profile image

DANCING COWGIRL 5 years ago from Texas

Loved this lens!! Maybe some luck will land on my lenses if I stack one of each next to the computer.

RedHotDesign 5 years ago

LOVE this lens!!! Thanks for sharing, it's awesome!

Zodiacimmortal profile image

Zodiacimmortal 5 years ago from Yonkers, NY

Pentagram Supose to ward off evil (NOTE: THe POINT must be pointing above... if its inverted as in pointing down then it's a satanic symbol)

also Ahnk's

KathyMcGraw2 profile image

KathyMcGraw2 5 years ago from California

Very interesting...I love seeing what all the different Good Luck Symbols are. Some of these I knew, many I didn't. When I lived in Eastern Europe it fascinated me to learn what different symbols meant in different cultures. *Blessed*

Countryluthier profile image

Countryluthier 5 years ago

Hmmmmm, the smiling pig's head for lack of a better description didn't make the top 50, shocked simply shocked :) but I found all of them interesting and in Korea, the fore mentioned pigs head is used too. Great lens.

perfect801 5 years ago

Very interesting...I love seeing what all the different Good Luck Symbols are... please check out my lens and like my page

sofiestevens lm profile image

sofiestevens lm 5 years ago

Interesting! Love to know all of these good luck symbol.

katesmart 5 years ago

My parents told me that there never saw a ladybug in their home until the day I was born. Now they show up every year! That was over 40 years ago. I also see them at every place I have moved into.

Gypsyraven LM profile image

Gypsyraven LM 5 years ago

What a wonderful lens. My grandmother also said that spiders were good luck, the big garden ones anyway LOL, thanks so much for such wonderful information!

ScareYouDiva profile image

ScareYouDiva 5 years ago

My boyfriend was born on the 13th of July 7 - so he thinks they are BOTH good luck numbers. Since they are his birthday numbers, and I think I'm lucky to have him - I agree!

Elsie Hagley profile image

Elsie Hagley 5 years ago from New Zealand

Great Lens, I like it very much. Must go and find that four leaf clover, used to be a lot around once, but have not found one for a long time. Thanks for sharing. I do believe in good luck .

Have a nice day.

efrancois 5 years ago

Very interesting!

ZEDVEND 5 years ago

A very positive lens :)

PeterPatrickGo 5 years ago

that's really interesting signs, tks 4 sharing!

sweetstickyrainbo profile image

sweetstickyrainbo 5 years ago

Good luck! i feel lucky to have found this lens.

ettorecolella 5 years ago

A very interesting list, you did great job!

ramonabeckbritman profile image

ramonabeckbritman 5 years ago

What a lovely Lens! When I was a little girl my Grandmother told me all about these good luck symbols. The one she and I most were found of was the "four leaf clover". I still have the one we found over 40 years ago. Has it brought me good luck? hmmmmm, I always thought it has and still does because she is in my heart every day.

anonymous 5 years ago

I need some of these the way some of my days go

cmontijo 5 years ago

I wish I read this lens before :) would have gotten more lucky than I am :), nice lens

jasmine11911 5 years ago

sand dollar.

modernchakra profile image

modernchakra 5 years ago

I like to transfer luck from object to object. Don't know if that sound strange... But I like to give away charms more than have them. Thanks for a such a great list, really informative and had quite a few new lucky symbols/charms I did not know about.

robbwindow lm profile image

robbwindow lm 5 years ago

Thanks I really like the way you did this lens I just looking through the topic of culture and found this under the subheadings. THe sequential bright numbering looks fanasic well done. I like the sticky Salamander image to, again thanks for sharing well done.

anonymous 5 years ago

I've always been drawn to hearts but I have several other favorites... :)

mgs249 profile image

mgs249 5 years ago

This is an upbeat lens and brings hope to all. I like the ladybug symbol, had to keep my dog from killing on today. Also, ladybugs eat other bugs that are bad for your plants. Thanks for the interesting and well developed lens.

anonymous 5 years ago

four leaf clover, my wife was born on Saint Patrick's Day so she's my good luck charm! Liked your lens so much that I clicked the tab 'thumbs up'!

JodiFromFlorida profile image

JodiFromFlorida 5 years ago

Cats Eye. My bamboo died because my cat, ironically his name is Lucky, decided that it was a good snack.

homerepellent 5 years ago

Would you magnify the luck quotient in you if you were able to combine all the possible elements and fuse them together in your daily lives? Someone give it a try to share your results!



lifeloveliving 5 years ago

I was once told that you should send a frog (not necessarily a real one!) to some ones new home, the frog hast to come in through the front door. The new home owner then places the frog inside facing the door fror good luck. - Its based on Feng Shui principles. nice lens thanks for sharing

artillery lm profile image

artillery lm 5 years ago

Really cool lens. I didn't know about several of these luck charms. Very informative!

creativeinc lm profile image

creativeinc lm 5 years ago

my favorite is the dragon because I'm born in the year of the dragon!

orpaz191 5 years ago

Cool lens. Thanks

anonymous 5 years ago

I can't even imagine how long it took you to do the research for this lens. There's a lot of really good information on here. I actually have used several of these to try and give me better luck myself. You should make one on bad luck.

CanadaREVIEW profile image

CanadaREVIEW 5 years ago

I love Sapphire as a good-luck symbol, they are simply beautiful! Thanks for sharing your knowledge!

nikhelbig lm profile image

nikhelbig lm 5 years ago

Mine is a snake in the garden. Normally when I see one I get a sale.

Beadsnresin profile image

Beadsnresin 5 years ago

I always say 7 Lucky 7. Whenever I see a coin, I always say "find a penny pick it up..." and I wear a black bracelet. My mum has like 50 million frogs lol (well they keep multiplying in her backyard), guess that's good then.

Thanks for all that effort you put in, thumbs up!

camaster 5 years ago

That's what I call an interesting list! And ha, 7 is my lucky number.

maximross lm profile image

maximross lm 5 years ago

I found some symbols my mum and grandma used to wear, didn't really know what they meant until now. Great info!

bfaz10 5 years ago

You know... Its bad luck to be superstitious ;)

bootsguy 5 years ago

very interesting article about charm and luck although some are non-believers, I as a believer want to attract luck and fortune, can you show me how to attract luck in life and on my blog website?

ErHawkns7100 5 years ago

I like dragonflies the best.

grannyann lm profile image

grannyann lm 5 years ago from Enid, OK

This lens was very informative. Found a couple of things I didn't know.

AlisonMeacham profile image

AlisonMeacham 5 years ago

I never knew there were so many good luck signs. I don't have a specific one but I do believe in wishing on a star. Perhaps that is the Disney thing but it works for me!

robertsugar lm profile image

robertsugar lm 5 years ago

My daughter's favorite are the ladybugs :)

Philipuk1983 5 years ago

great lens, must be the luckiest one on squidoo

youreinlucknow 5 years ago

Great lens. I'm a HUGE fan of luck. Nice work. I'll put a link in my website to this lens soon.


tinaanne profile image

tinaanne 5 years ago

Love the lens. I have a cross in my house. It provides me protection from evil.

ekkoautos 5 years ago

Wow, you show me so many new good luck signs that I haven't seen yet, thanks for sharing your knowledge

katiecolette profile image

katiecolette 5 years ago

What a great idea for a lens! You did a great job on putting this together. I would say four-leaf clover is my favorite good luck sign :)

DesignedbyLisa LM profile image

DesignedbyLisa LM 5 years ago

Very cool! I didn't know a lot of those signs, Thanks for sharing!

SteveKaye 5 years ago

It's possible to spend all day looking at wonderful lenses like this one. I'm very impressed by your work. How much time do you spend on squidoo each day?

krakensquid profile image

krakensquid 5 years ago

Wondeful lens, very well written! Thank you for sharing.

h2ofs1 4 years ago

I have a Dragonfly badge and it always brings me luck, great lens

anonymous 4 years ago

Great job. Nice subject..well done!

AdeleW profile image

AdeleW 4 years ago

great lens, thanks for sharing

kamikazeTora 4 years ago

Thanks, I really enjoyed reading it! Also in Asia Lady bugs are thought to bring luck in love, it is believed that they whisper I love you in the ear of your lover before their death.

RhondaAlbom profile image

RhondaAlbom 4 years ago from New Zealand

Fantastic. Red bats were the biggest surprise to me :)


miles3311 4 years ago

It is an interesting lens, great creation...wonderful!

rockhardtreats1 4 years ago

I believe we create our own luck, by Working and Playing Hard to live the life we crave.

You know the old saying, "The harder I work, the luckier I get", and if you're following your passions in life then you're work is your play - can't get much luckier than that.

jadehorseshoe profile image

jadehorseshoe 4 years ago

Multiple-Return Visitor. Nice lens.

Northwestphotos profile image

Northwestphotos 4 years ago

Great lens! I enjoyed reading it and learning!

AshAffiches 4 years ago

that was helpful. thanks

nyclittleitaly profile image

nyclittleitaly 4 years ago

this was very informative

Terrie_Schultz 4 years ago

Very interesting!

pauldtv 4 years ago

Lucky I saw this.

Aquavel profile image

Aquavel 4 years ago

Great lens! Beautiful to look at and filled with my type of information! Thanks for making it!

Vallygems1 profile image

Vallygems1 4 years ago

Great Lens thanks

Deadicated LM profile image

Deadicated LM 4 years ago

I'm an Italian American, so I guess it's the Horn for me.

norma-holt profile image

norma-holt 4 years ago

What an incredible lens. The information here is well researched, beautiful presented and great to read. *Blessed* and featured on Blessed by Skiesgreen 2012. Hugs

greenmind profile image

greenmind 4 years ago

Nice use of the shamrock theme. This must have taken a lot of work! I like the way you write, too.

Bobbala profile image

Bobbala 4 years ago

Great lens! Great information.

sherioz 4 years ago

Wow! This is a comprehensive lens. I like hamsa's (the hand). I collect them as well.

nelsonkana 4 years ago

Nice lens here. Am taking a tour of top lenses. This is one of them. I like it.

jimmyworldstar 4 years ago

I had no idea ladybugs, crickets, or dragonflies were symbols of good luck. I always saw them as a nuisance! The shamrock is the one I like the most, probably the one that's most recognizable too.

booklover2 4 years ago

Awesome lens. My is clovers.

TheHealthCabin profile image

TheHealthCabin 4 years ago

I have a lucky coin i always keep with me! Great lens, Thank you.

Afteretc profile image

Afteretc 4 years ago

Very clever lens! I very much enjoyed it.

Pangionedevelopers 4 years ago

great job

sheezie77 4 years ago

Very nice lens! thumbs up!

myamya 4 years ago

Great lens! squidlikes!

printabledolls 4 years ago

wow and so, turtles, tigers, rainbow and so on are luck symbols, some of them are new for me, thanks a lot, interesting lens!

vectorland 4 years ago

Great lens, i had only known about a few of these before reading this and did not know there were so many lucky things!

Toddw35 profile image

Toddw35 4 years ago

Also something to add is that the #8 in numerology is a good luck number. If you put it into your wallet it is said money will come to you.

vkumar05 profile image

vkumar05 4 years ago

Awesome Lens. Would like to borrow some luck from it.

mumsgather 4 years ago

How interesting. I didn't know so many of these are lucky symbols till you mentioned them.

ptnjust007 4 years ago

Great lens

Edutopia 4 years ago

Great lens, its always interesting to learn about other cultures like this.

solicitorsdubli profile image

solicitorsdubli 4 years ago

Great lens..I thought I would never reach the end.

Protasker profile image

Protasker 4 years ago from USA

Nice lens and very interesting.

julescorriere profile image

julescorriere 4 years ago from Jonesborough TN

Terrific lens! I hope I gained a little luck just by visiting. I knew of some of these, but others took me by surprise. Thanks for sharing!

athena2011 4 years ago

Nice lens. I knew of many of those you listed but definitely not all of them. Squidliked

KathyMcGraw2 profile image

KathyMcGraw2 4 years ago from California

This was as much fun to read the 2nd time as it was the first. Bringing a blessing also which is considered a good luck sign in the Squidoo Community :)

imaginecreations profile image

imaginecreations 4 years ago

What a lucky lens! Thanks for sharing!

kristinko 4 years ago

black cat :)

nephthys lm profile image

nephthys lm 4 years ago

Rabbit's foot is definitely very unlucky- for the rabbit.

accfuller profile image

accfuller 4 years ago

I love these! Thank you!

kevingomes13 lm profile image

kevingomes13 lm 4 years ago

I didn't know there were so many lucky symbols. great lens.

peachplanet profile image

peachplanet 4 years ago

I need my luck back :)

Great lens!

JoyfulReviewer profile image

JoyfulReviewer 4 years ago

Thanks for compiling such an extensive array of good luck symbols.

allenwebstarme profile image

allenwebstarme 4 years ago

Hey wow fantastic lens, I never knew this, there are so many good luck symbols available around us. Excellent lens.

Rangoon House profile image

Rangoon House 4 years ago from Australia

Happy Saint Patrick's Day 2012! All the best of green Irish luck to you.

brynimagire 4 years ago

Many many thanks for good luck symbol. All are awesome!!

GO Cybernaut profile image

GO Cybernaut 4 years ago from Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada

I can never pass by a 4-leaf-clover or a found penny!

JetGirl13 profile image

JetGirl13 4 years ago

I think that dragons are probably my favorite symbol of good luck. Probably because that's my Chinese zodiac sign... Very interesting lens!

Tamara14 profile image

Tamara14 4 years ago from Zagreb, Croatia, Europe

What a luck to find this great lens! I remember so many cottage houses in the village my family used to spend summers where locals had horseshoes above the main entrance door. Other than that, in my country four leaf clover is the most common symbol of good luck.

AngelaKane 4 years ago

Very good lens, I do believe in good luck charms and have more than one.

Bigdaddyguru profile image

Bigdaddyguru 4 years ago

I'd like to attract some luck, nice lens

Loulie LM profile image

Loulie LM 4 years ago

I found this lens fascinating! I have always been interested in symbols of good luck. The only two that made me frown were the 2 animal parts... rabbit's foot and alligator teeth. Sad that countless creatures had to die so that people could claim their "lucky parts." I know you are doing your job of researching and reporting, though... And I loved this lens!!

gamrslist profile image

gamrslist 4 years ago

cool lens thank you .my charm is a cross

virtualboy profile image

virtualboy 4 years ago

very nicely done once again,looking forward to seeing some of your other lenses in the future, good job

shahedashaikh profile image

shahedashaikh 4 years ago

My garnet necklace.Liked your lens.

alltherightwords 4 years ago

whatever you believe brings you luck, probably will...

neuromancer lm profile image

neuromancer lm 4 years ago

Triangle brings luck, I had no idea :)

CherylK profile image

CherylK 4 years ago from Minnesota

I think my favorite good luck charm is a penny. I learned so much reading this did a fabulous job! Squid Liked and blessed.

nickupton lm profile image

nickupton lm 4 years ago

Great lens but no Swastika?

From Wikipedia - "The word swastika came from the Sanskrit word svastika, meaning any lucky or auspicious object."

goo2eyes lm profile image

goo2eyes lm 4 years ago

@nickupton lm: you're right nick about the hindu tradition. but this symbol was misused by the nazis as their political symbol against the jews. we don't want monarch13 and squidoo to be in a difficult situation.

goo2eyes lm profile image

goo2eyes lm 4 years ago

my favorite good luck charms are the evil eye and my rose quartz stone which i always carry with me. i don't want to call it evil eye. i call it fondly eye of fatima which my turkish girlfriend gave me of course, from turkey. blessings and congratulations for winning the purple star trophy.

Elyn MacInnis profile image

Elyn MacInnis 4 years ago from Shanghai, China

Bats are good luck in China. I think I have always thought horse shoes were a good idea!

juditpaton profile image

juditpaton 4 years ago from Ozun

my favorite good luck charm is jade.

momsfunny 4 years ago

Never heard of animals as good luck charms. This is a really great lens i love all the good luck charms. Every one needs something to make their day run smoother.

Funner1 4 years ago

Nice work with the luck charm list, there were several I wasn't aware of, thanks for enlightening!

WriterJanis2 profile image

WriterJanis2 4 years ago

Wonderful info here.

neuromancer lm profile image

neuromancer lm 4 years ago

Nice, we all need this.

Fcuk Hub profile image

Fcuk Hub 4 years ago

I didn't know. there are so many lucky symbols :)

fayenoman 4 years ago

Interesting! A dragonfly happened to perch on my hands. How lucky could that be? But you did this article well. Thumbs up!

DecoratingMom411 4 years ago

There's no harm in having a good luck charm, and there are many to choose from. Thanks for sharing the information in this lens, I learned quite a lot of new things about good luck charms.

GentlemenGogoVEVO 4 years ago

I need good luck and i read your article with pleasure:)

Rickcpl 4 years ago


minerva19 4 years ago

Verry nice lens, thanks

KReneeC profile image

KReneeC 4 years ago

I have always loved the shamrock. I loved the lens and never realized how many good luck charms there were! So very interesting.

tnabooks 4 years ago

Cool lens. I could always use a little extra luck wherever I can find it. :)

GraceNP 4 years ago

Very nice, thanks for sharing

msnz profile image

msnz 4 years ago

I will try all of them one by one. At least one will work...

kovid7 profile image

kovid7 4 years ago

This was an amazing read. It's funny that alligator's teeth bring good luck in Africa. I love that part :P

designsbyharriet profile image

designsbyharriet 4 years ago from Indiana

Boy I could certainly use some good luck, so perhaps one of these will work. Blessed.

anonymous 4 years ago

"I'd rather have bad luck than no luck at all."

HopeArcher 4 years ago

I like the turtle. I've always been fasinated by turtles and that just heightened my interest:D

alex89 lm profile image

alex89 lm 4 years ago

I like dreamcatchers, my boyfriend makes them and we have them hanging all over the house!

seemarahate 4 years ago

Great article on the subject.

donarcher 4 years ago

Awesome, thanks for all the good good luck information.

edecas4 profile image

edecas4 4 years ago from Powell RIver BC

HI Neat lens - fun facts that are new to me.

For me I like ladybugs - a rare lucky site

Great lens

anonymous 4 years ago

I like the frog. Great info, thanx.

Rachel214 profile image

Rachel214 4 years ago from Haifa

The hand, that you refer to in item 44, is prevalent across the entire Middle East, including ancient Jewish culture, and not just Islamic culture and is believed to ward off the evil eye.

It is my absolute favorite symbol.

The name for this symbol is "Hamsah" from the Semitic root for the word 5, of course referring to the 5 fingers of the hand.

Many Hamsahs are shades of turquoise blue, which is a color prevalent across the Middle East, the color believed to ward off the evil eye.

Great Lens.

drsalm 4 years ago

A really inviting, great lens to read! Thank you!

spids1 profile image

spids1 4 years ago

thanks mate, I can do with all the luck I can get :)

ArthurF LM profile image

ArthurF LM 4 years ago

I always found ladybugs to be my favorite good luck symbol. They usually swarm my back yard once a year and eat all those pesky bugs.

CnickTuigsinn profile image

CnickTuigsinn 4 years ago

Thank you for this lens. I keep a list of symbols to use in my artwork and thanks to you now I have more symbols to add to my list.

peggygallyot profile image

peggygallyot 4 years ago

I never knew there were so many lucky charms. Thank you for the insight

MC Productions profile image

MC Productions 4 years ago

wow amazing stuff! thanks for the amazing lens

jaymill 4 years ago

Great lens! I enjoyed it!

GingerBriggs profile image

GingerBriggs 4 years ago

The Number Five!! 5

shansand 4 years ago

very useful information. By-the-way, I like Gemstone

Gypzeerose profile image

Gypzeerose 4 years ago

Very fun lens. I am going to get a jar of pennies in my kitchen. I love it that certain gems like amber are lucky - I also like bamboo, shooting stars and crickets of course. Squid angel Blessed.

flinnie lm profile image

flinnie lm 4 years ago from Alabama USA

Hi I enjoyed reading about all the good luck symbol. For me it 7.

steph-naylor profile image

steph-naylor 4 years ago

This Lens was just what I was looking for! Thanks for the useful info!

Rachel214 profile image

Rachel214 4 years ago from Haifa

My favorite is the Middle Eastern "Hamsah" - The symbol of a Palm. It is meant to ward off the evil eye and protect the home.

kevindiamond1015 4 years ago

chinese yen

Travel Shepherd profile image

Travel Shepherd 4 years ago from Ennis, Co. Clare, Ireland

You might add to your bit about chimney sweeps that it is common in the British isles to hire sweeps as part of the wedding celebration so the married couple will see one first thing. My friend there who is a sweep will go out of his way when he sees a wedding party to tell them they have now seen a chimney sweep.


OhMe profile image

OhMe 4 years ago from Pendleton, SC

We have a Lucky Bamboo plant that started out very, very small and now about touches the ceiling so I would have to say that it is my favorite Good Luck Symbol.

Carashops profile image

Carashops 4 years ago

My lucky charm is my Hand of Fatima charm. Great lens.

mymoodswings 4 years ago! .., thank you .. love this lens ... my favorite goodluck signs are mostly from the Greeks .. one is the "Mati" for "evil eye" usually displayed to drive away envious/jealous people .. and the "New Year's Eve Coin", that is inserted into the bread/cake and gives luck to the one who gets the slice with the coin in it ..

LawrenceArriano 4 years ago

I never knew dream catchers were a good luck symbol. I used to have one as a kid... they're so cool!

FreddieHanger 4 years ago

I love 4 leaf clovers, but I've still never found one :(

jeffersonline profile image

jeffersonline 4 years ago

In Turkey every shop and house seems to be 'guarded' by a blue glass 'eye'. You even find them set in the pavement. I now have one hanging out on my deck. And my luck is holding! Angel dust sprinkled on this lens....

blue autumn profile image

blue autumn 4 years ago

When I was little we looked all the time for four leaf clovers...when I found one I planned on wishing for a puppy. Unfortunately, we never found one.

craftycollector profile image

craftycollector 4 years ago

What a wealth of good luck symbols. an interesting collection.

StephenObrion 4 years ago

I think scarabs are awesome.

MimayManalo 4 years ago

I love to have eggs in my bedroom, its fortune to me!

OMENA777 profile image

OMENA777 4 years ago

I love wolves

karen-stephens profile image

karen-stephens 4 years ago

thank you for dropping by...and i love this lens! thanks for creating it..

AlexBPearl 4 years ago

Nice one

sirjorge profile image

sirjorge 4 years ago

wow, i never knew that these were all good luck, so awesome!

BestForTheMoneyz profile image

BestForTheMoneyz 4 years ago

wow what a killer lens. Good Luck and Like to your lens ;)

luckforbuck 4 years ago

Have a secret wish you want to come true?

Make a wish upon a shooting star - luckforbuck -

Feel free to share, like, comment, backlink

anonymous 4 years ago

Great lens! Oddly enough it was just a few weeks ago that I found a 4 leaf clover for the first time in many (38) years of trying!

incenseman profile image

incenseman 4 years ago

Cool Lens.... I am feeling lucky now!

anonymous 4 years ago

nice lens i already have number "7" as my lucky number

dragonlildragon profile image

dragonlildragon 4 years ago

This lens is crazy awesom. Love it. Great Job..

NewUsedCarsSacramento 4 years ago

I do believe in luck and lucky charms. But unfortunately do not have any of these.

Will surely have one soon...thanks for this lens.

sexyf lm profile image

sexyf lm 4 years ago

great lens..wish me luck..

duzyatko profile image

duzyatko 4 years ago

really great and informative lens!

IncomeFromHomeT profile image

IncomeFromHomeT 4 years ago

I created my own good luck sign, which is my avatar. It's the kanji symbol for prosperity and good fortune.

Alessandro Zambon profile image

Alessandro Zambon 4 years ago from Italy

Unbelievable work in this lens, I found a lot of lucky charms I didn't knew the existence! This is a lucky lens :)

kevin pachingel profile image

kevin pachingel 4 years ago

this one would surely give me luck....seriously...

LocalImpact profile image

LocalImpact 4 years ago

This is a great lens.

HuggsX3 LM profile image

HuggsX3 LM 4 years ago

I like hearts, rainbows, clovers, lady bugs, and dolphins! But I don't believe in luck lol.

happy-birthday profile image

happy-birthday 4 years ago from Here

Very nice lens! I love the lucky number 7...

Evelyn88 profile image

Evelyn88 4 years ago

excellent work! Thank you :)

kopox profile image

kopox 4 years ago

thank you and good luck for you :)

ViolaSuSi profile image

ViolaSuSi 4 years ago

Don't tell me about lucky symbols. I live in Italy - the most superstitious people in the world, I think. There are a lot of lucky symbols here. I like your lens. Thanks.

homesweethomebi1 profile image

homesweethomebi1 4 years ago

Wow! This is such an interesting lens. I had heard of a lot of them, but most I had not.

spids1 profile image

spids1 4 years ago

Great lens very well written.

DailyStats profile image

DailyStats 4 years ago

One of my Aunts Lucky charm for bingo was a Troll a Fishing Lure.

anonymous 4 years ago

great lens :)

SunshineLife LM profile image

SunshineLife LM 4 years ago

The animal ones are really interesting. My grandmother used to keep a rabbits foot and a pigs tail in her handbag but I don't know if they brought her much luck!

Freestuffer LM profile image

Freestuffer LM 4 years ago

Interesting lens you have here :)

anonymous 4 years ago

Thanks for sharing, this is a great lens.

longbitbeard 4 years ago

Top of the mornin' to ya. What say you about me frosted lucky charms? PS. Forgive the cereal reference. Great job with the lens, I had lots of fun!

HealthNFitnessGal profile image

HealthNFitnessGal 4 years ago

I have my lucky penny!

Judith Nazarewicz profile image

Judith Nazarewicz 4 years ago from Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

I found your lens to be so interesting! Awesome lens!

Auriel 4 years ago

great lens..

CoolKarma profile image

CoolKarma 4 years ago

So many ways to get good luck! Great lens, thank you.

choosehappy profile image

choosehappy 4 years ago from US

I love that good luck elephant for the home. Adding to my wish list!

JoshK47 4 years ago

Popping in with blessings for these lucky symbols!

restaurantsinlebanon 4 years ago

nice lens, good luck

jenny-archer-9 4 years ago

With so many good luck charms to carry around I might need a bigger handbag and pockets.

WWurpleW 4 years ago

Awesome lens. We could all use some luck in our lives. But keep in mind that in most instances, luck is preparation meets opportunity. You have a lot more control over your life than you might think. Create your own luck today.

RhondaAlbom profile image

RhondaAlbom 4 years ago from New Zealand

Being a superstitious person who just traveled around the world, I really enjoyed this lens, even more than last time I was here. Blessed.

maryseena profile image

maryseena 4 years ago

Everyone needs all the luck one can have. I love the elephant for obvious reasons!

anonymous 3 years ago

My favorite is Four Leaf Clover but I newer found any .... hmm I wonder what that means, is it a bad thing:)? Nice lens, I really enjoyed reading it.

Kaellyn profile image

Kaellyn 3 years ago

The sapphire is my birthstone. I like that it's a lucky stone, too!

indiaj-moore-7 3 years ago

My nanna's friend called Gonzalo. Well he just came back from India and he got a lot of necklaces, there was about 14 so I choose the elephants head! 15 minutes later he gave me another one I think it was a tortice or a turtle. So can some one tell me is that good or bad luck?

Donallphin profile image

Donallphin 3 years ago

When I was a young boy, I developed a skill -- finding four-leave clovers. I would find them and press them inside a book and them give them to my girl friends. So, four-leaf clovers are certainly my favorite Good Luck charms. Thanks for a great lens, you lucky person you.

AcornOakForest profile image

AcornOakForest 3 years ago from Western Wisconsin

I learned some new things on this page - my favorite being the beliefs about acorns. Very cool lens!

Hannah Writes 3 years ago

What an informative lens! I loved learning about the different cultures and their good luck symbols.

juzzviv 3 years ago

Very interesting lens ... learnt something about the tortoise and turtle.

meditationhowto1 profile image

meditationhowto1 3 years ago

Very interesting, a few surprises in terms of things considered lucky. Also surprised at things like pentagrams being absent. Good lens!

anonymous 3 years ago

I feel very lucky to have found your lens.You have captured so much information in your lens. I was really impressed with the detailed level of information. Have a wonderful day.

TCB dan profile image

TCB dan 3 years ago

I want more luck...this lens was a great find!

rargz lm profile image

rargz lm 3 years ago from MEXICO

There are so many! It will seem we all have a lucky charm in our house.

Dave94 3 years ago

I don't really see myself as a very lucky person, maybe I just have the wrong attitude, anyway... Would have to say I'm probable a typical 'lucky number seven' guy if I had to choose. Still, lucky symbols are interesting though.

smsr0100451 3 years ago

Beautiful lens. Love these Good luck signs.

mortgage2 profile image

mortgage2 3 years ago

I think lucky charms work for those who believe, you can also make your own luck, if you put your mind to it and be positive. New shiny coins are my fave.

FastSecrets profile image

FastSecrets 3 years ago

I was pretty pleased to uncover this lens. I need to to thank you for your time

just for this fantastic read!! I definitely really liked every

part of it.

john9229 3 years ago

I have lucky bamboo tree on my desk. It very nice looking.

lilantz profile image

lilantz 3 years ago

I don't really know any of this is true but I do have three lucky bamboo in my house and I have it for a very long time now. I like the bamboo is because it is do easy to take care of.

ChristyZ 3 years ago

I love this lens! I'm a strong believer in good luck charms. I've always considered anything with angel on it to be a good luck charm and have quite a few angel knick knacks around the house.

Adventuretravels profile image

Adventuretravels 3 years ago from London UK

A great - lens so much detail. We love the Indian Elephant, well we're mad about elephants in my house!

GabrielaFargasch 3 years ago

I love the shamrock! I have one tattooed on my right ankle! Great 'lucky' page! Good luck! :)

pauly99 lm profile image

pauly99 lm 3 years ago

Thank you!!! I needed to read this because I could sure use some good luck.

anonymous 3 years ago

Good lens! I don't believe in luck as much as in seizing opportunities. However, once I got an alligator teeth (actually it was a yacarete teeth -an animal similar to the alligator but smaller) and I thought that it'd bring me good luck but soon I realized that it was fake! A replica! That's my luck anyway

PinkstonePictures profile image

PinkstonePictures 3 years ago from Miami Beach, FL

Loved the lens, thanks for sharing

Jogalog profile image

Jogalog 3 years ago

A great list of good luck signs. I like them but I don't think I really believe in lucky charms. I think they make people more confident and that attracts the luck to them.

ResearchAddict profile image

ResearchAddict 3 years ago

Great lens. Lots of interesting info.

uneasywriter lm profile image

uneasywriter lm 3 years ago

Very cool lens! Thank you

MissKeenReviewer profile image

MissKeenReviewer 3 years ago

I keep a lucky coin and a lucky stone. I wear my lucky red earrings whenever I need some luck with my transactions. Though I am not that superstitious but this is a great way to imbibe positivity by thinking positively. Great lens and more power!

makorip lm profile image

makorip lm 3 years ago

I have a lucky pendant that I wear. It is so interesting to see all the luck enhancements you cover. Hard work still pays but without the luck factor you are limited.

Fridayonmymind LM profile image

Fridayonmymind LM 3 years ago

I liked the green cat's eye. I don't have a personal good luck symbol.

RetroMom profile image

RetroMom 3 years ago

thank you for sharing, goodluck.

AnimalHouse 3 years ago

I love the list that you have posted. Learned everything to know about good luck sign or symbols. :) Great lens! By the way, I like the Paisley Heart Pin from the Artazia Collection. :)

rob-hemphill profile image

rob-hemphill 3 years ago from Ireland

A little bit of lucky shamrock for you and a happy St.Patrick's Day!

Gloriousconfusion profile image

Gloriousconfusion 3 years ago from United Kingdom

I feel lucky already! Blessings

GeekGirl1 profile image

GeekGirl1 3 years ago

Aside from being good luck charms, a lot of them look really lovely!

GardenerDon profile image

GardenerDon 3 years ago

I never knew the rabbits foot meant you'd be "prolific"!

moonlitta 3 years ago

Didn't expect them to be so many. I am only used to the clover leaf and horseshoe...:)

SheGetsCreative profile image

SheGetsCreative 3 years ago from Seattle, WA

I have several symbols I consider lucky or good including dragonflies and clover.

chocochipchip profile image

chocochipchip 3 years ago

I love stone, clover, and Buddha

ajmac 3 years ago

We always look for the 4 leaf clover when we were kids.Nice lens.Thanks

Toytasting LM profile image

Toytasting LM 3 years ago

wow, now every time i pick up a product/ souvenirs - I am going to be thinking about it being lucky or not

imagelist lm profile image

imagelist lm 3 years ago

A really helpful lens...

sharadkgupta lm profile image

sharadkgupta lm 3 years ago

Good ways to bring fortune. Helpful lens.

angeldrops profile image

angeldrops 3 years ago

Although I don't really believe we can help our luck, your lens was interesting.

LaptopLeader profile image

LaptopLeader 3 years ago

Like angeldrops, I don't believe in luck. But I believe you made a great lens! :) Awesome!

Frednun1965 profile image

Frednun1965 3 years ago from Uruguay

Very interesting information

It has been very useful, thanks for sharing this

SBPI Inc profile image

SBPI Inc 3 years ago

Great lens, lot of good work and very interesting information as to how the mind works to relate events or happenings to reminders or indicators. Which I just realized that I do the same thing. My greatest yearning it to be as close to God as I possibly can and I want to remain present in my awareness of him and his love. With an active life my mind has often wondered and that displeases me to I decided to make a small wooden cross, as I love woodworking, and that I would have this cross blessed, as I did this Easter Sunday, and then I would hang it in a place within my home where I passed most frequently and all this has been done. Still, I felt it wasn't enough and I needed a more direct reminder so what I have done is hang it low enough so that as I am passing by it lightly taps me on my head as a reminder. Every time that happens I love it and can only just smile.

Maybe I am just weird. LOL

IronWinger 3 years ago

I wish I could have them all

socialcx1 profile image

socialcx1 3 years ago

All I can say is good luck with this wonderful lens.

tammywilliams09 profile image

tammywilliams09 3 years ago

Great lens. I already knew about Rainbow, number 7 and a few more. I learnt about so much more. Thanks.

trinimatt 3 years ago

Very interesting, great lens!

k4shmir profile image

k4shmir 3 years ago

interesting. thanks for sharing

studyaids profile image

studyaids 3 years ago from Birmingham UK

Wonderful and interesting. Great lens.

Colin323 3 years ago

Very comprehensive, interesting and well-constructed lens. I actually found a four-leafed clover on a walk once, and do consider myself to be generally a fortunate person in life.

PatrickHayes76 profile image

PatrickHayes76 3 years ago

Fun lens. Thank you for sharing!

dwnlyn profile image

dwnlyn 3 years ago from Dayton, TX

Great, fun lens! Enjoyed it!

KathyZ1 profile image

KathyZ1 3 years ago

Nice lens, thanks for your sharing.

sannanpk 2 years ago

Very interesting information, Thank you for sharing !!

sannanpk 2 years ago

I would ask for few more inputs about other symbols.

Agido500 2 years ago

This could include in my research on Luck and the Mysteries. Thanks for the sharing of these lens information. A lot of help for the squidoo communities....

march0720 17 months ago

You guys are well enough to know ur lucky symbols. I guess I have long way to find it :(

Siddharth Sircar 14 months ago

I like dolphins. Does that count as good luck?

Kristen Howe profile image

Kristen Howe 13 months ago from Northeast Ohio

Wow. There's so many good luck symbols out there. I always loved ladybugs, dolphins and the ankh. Now I know why... My mother's favorite animal was the elephant, since it was our family symbolic emblem as in traditions. I can go for some good luck this year. Thanks for sharing.

Explosion Luck Co 11 months ago

And don't forget about handmade grasshoppers as great good luck gifts:

For details please read:

Grasshopper Statues as Unique Good Luck Gifts for Entrepreneurs

chelseafrasure profile image

chelseafrasure 10 months ago from Idaho

I love dream catchers and the mythology around them. Great article!

0000 8 months ago


Bhagya k singh profile image

Bhagya k singh 7 months ago from India

Excellent Hub. Very Informative and interesting Information with vast resources.

Visit for any information related to higher studies and other educational queries.

Zenny 7 months ago

Today I was surprised as i wiped our table with rug i saw 25 cent with face up and i saw also the cat's eye and there was a tarpauline with wheel symbol hanged to cover sun in our store i was surprised many customers eat in our restaurant or eatery and last night i dreamed a girl dressed skirt green color and i climbed up on the ladder. Today we have big gains in our business i can testify it is true the meaning of symbolism.

Walter Webb 3 months ago
































ernest 2 months ago

all of you are crap

ernest 2 months ago

all of you are crap

wageesha 2 weeks ago

You got it wrong in your entry regarding Buddha as a lucky charm and the stuff about rubbing the belly of Buddha, as to my knowledge it's not Buddha but laughing Buddha (google it and see) who is completely different figure.

    Sign in or sign up and post using a HubPages Network account.

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    No HTML is allowed in comments, but URLs will be hyperlinked. Comments are not for promoting your articles or other sites.

    Click to Rate This Article