Retirement Symbols

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Turtle

Turtles embody the earth's energy and are a symbol of patience, good health and long life. They are attributed curative powers and will ensure that pregnant women have an easy pregnancy and delivery.

Metal

Metal was used as an adornment by Ancient Egyptians as protection against harm and evil spirits. Many Egyptian women still observe this tradition, wearing glittery ornaments in their hair and around their neck to ward off evil influences.

Sage

Sage is regarded as the herb of immortality, ensuring a long and healthy life.

Tomato

In Italy, the tomato is a symbol of good fortune and is thought to bring health and wealth into the home. Some Italians place a large red tomato on the mantle to further ensure prosperity.

Dragon

Symbol of wisdom and offering protection from evil spirits.

Feathers

Native Americans used feathers to assist in healing. It was also custom to hang feathers for protection and good health.