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. .
This pair of koi fish with the red and black markings are not only attract great wealth and success, but in Feng Shui are also a good luck charm for the marriage corner. .
The color red on the backs of the koi is the "Emperor's Red", because he was the only one allowed to own koi with that color. It was actually a capital offense to be caught with one. Today, the law is no longer a deterrent and koi with an Emperor's Red marking are extremely popular in China. .
In Mandarin, the pronunciation of the word "Fish" is very similar to "Savings". Fish symbolize wealth, and reinforces the Chinese cultural emphasis on the benefits of frugality. .
Water symbolizes ease, the freedom to swim anywhere smoothly and effortlessly. In combination with other objects, like fish, water means that the other benefit should come easily, without delay or obstacle. .
In Chinese culture, the color red is very important. Red attracts good fortune and frightens away bad fortune. .
Peonies are called the "Queen of Flowers" and symbolize royalty, status and elegance. Peonies also represent friendship, good luck and feminine beauty. .
In Chinese symbology, the number two represents love. Pairs of koi represent a marriage. These beautiful koi with their regal peonies, are symbolic of a prosperous, romantic and friendship-based marriage and would make an excellent wedding or anniversary gift. .