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Ahead in 2024, the Year of the Dragon

Ahead in 2024, the Year of the Dragon

If you love to be surrounded by nature, some of your favorite fleeting moments might be when you're graced by the dragon's earth-bound elegant cousin, the dragonfly.  2024 is the Year of the Dragon, and this namesake of the dragonfly -- and the only mythical creature on the Chinese Zodiac -- is thought to be a guardian of treasure. Polish pottery is itself a treasure, and its artist's have been using the dragonfly in patterns for many years.  

A shimmery fairie-like insect that garners wonder similar to that of a buttferfly, dragonflies are a nature-inspired favorite on Polish pottery patterns.  The term "dragonfly" can be traced back to old European folklore, where these insects were believed to be messengers of fairies and mythical beings. In this new Year of the Dragon, here are a few ways to make the most of your Polish pottery collection:

  1. Embrace Change and Mix Up Your Collection: Dragons are known for their transformative abilities. Take inspiration from their mythical prowess and add pieces to your collection that you can rotate in and out of your tableware, mantle, or garden as inspiration moves you.

  2. Tap into the Strength of Polish pottery: Dragons are renowned for their strength and resilience. Similarly, you can use your Polish pottery every day!  It's durable and withstand heavy use, keeping is luster over the years.

  3. Cultivate Good Fortune in Your Home: The dragon is often associated with prosperity and good fortune. Take proactive steps to cultivate positive energy in your life. This could involve setting new healthy cooking goals, getting organized, or planning to surround yourself with friends and family by hosting more get-togethers.

  4. Celebrate Boldness and Ambition: The dragon is a symbol of boldness and ambition. Splurge on that one very unique piece of pottery you've been eyeing!
Let's welcome the energy of this mythical creature into our lives, ushering in strength, good fortune, and a renewed sense of purpose in 2024. And take a look through our many dragonfly patterns... let them be a daily inspiration and reminder to life life to its fullest!
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