King Silk Art makes silk embroidery wall art, 100% hand-stitched by Master Artists in Suzhou, China. Our artwork, Susho, is completely natural, created with tiny needles and pure silk thread. Susho is a 2500 year old family tradition, with a unique and fascinating history.
In Chinese culture, the moon is associated with harmony, gentleness and is a carrier of human emotions. A full moon symbolizes family unity. The Moon Festival or Mid-Autumn Festival is a very important family holiday in China.
Family reunions are common during the Moon Festival, children travel to visit their parents, even from overseas. There are traditional foods and decorations and the entire family will go out together at night to pay tribute to the moon.
The Moon Festival is also special for lovers. There is an old saying that marriages are made in heaven and prepared on the moon. The old man of the moon, Yue Lao, keeps records for everyone from birth to death. Yue Lao decides who people will marry.
During the Moon Festival, lovers and would-be lovers hike to the highest peak possible to ask Yue Lao to grant their wishes. Lovers who can be together watch the full moon and eat fragrant moon cakes together. Lovers who can not be together will each look at the moon from their location at the same time and make a wish to be together.
In Feng Shui, orchids are a powerful fertility charm. Orchids also have other powers, their inherent perfection, symbolizes striving to perfect oneself and one's environment. Orchids are also symbolic for strength of character and are a reminder to open oneself up to the flow of beauty and prosperity into our lives.
Our golden orchids attract wealth and fertility, the moon promises harmonious romance, a perfect recipe for a happy marriage.