FIVE CHINESE EMPERORS BRASS COINS All these five coins replica come from the commencement of the Ching Dynasty command. These coins are: Sun Zhi (1644-1661), Kang Xi (1661-1722), Yong Zhen (1723-1735), Qian Long (1736-1796) and Jia Qing (1796-1820). Coins used during these reign of the emperors are highly revered, and said to be more auspicious than others because these were the times where China was most prosperous. These brass coins are made larger than the usual ones measuring 2.375 inches in diameter therefore have stronger and more potent metal energy. The five coins invoke the five "Emperors of the Universe" for protection against danger and harm as well as to attract wealth luck. On the other side of the coin features the Dragon and Phoenix - the symbol of yin and yang and the perfect unity between a man and a woman. For many centuries, Chinese coins have been a very desirable symbol, signifying prosperity and owning many riches. The coins from the Ching Dynasty, the most powerful dynasty in Chinese history, are the most highly valued. The Chinese coin itself has an interesting design and depiction; because it is round, with a square-shaped hole in the center, it is said to be a representation of earth surrounded by heaven. It is for this reason that, when utilized by humans, they are an emblem of the harmony of the “Heaven-Earth-Man”. The coin has two sides; The Yang side, which boasts the four Chinese signs of the emperor’s reign, and the Yin side, which features good luck and protection symbols such as the snake, tortoise, the big dipper constellation and elephants... This Five Feng Shui Coins can be placed in the vicinity of cash registers of business telephones, as this is believed to increase customer awareness, therefore generating more sales. They can also be placed in areas dealing with monetary gain, such as a sales briefcase, cash register counter or work desk. Other ways you can use this good luck charm: 1) To stimulate the effects of the wealth corner (Feng Shui Bagua), attach the five coins charm in the Southeast sector of your living room, bedroom or work place. 2) The five Feng Shui coins can also be placed, Yang side up, upon business hardware, such as printers, fax machines and cash registers; this is said to increase customer awareness, therefore enhancing commerce opportunities. 3) Display the Chinese coins alongside important Feng Shui products that attract wealth luck, such as the Money Frog, Wealth God, Pi Yao, Wealth Ship, Wealth Pot or God of Wealth. When the Chinese coins are paired with these symbols, they are said to increase their wealth-drawing powers by manifolds. 4) On top of your rice pot, place an “angpow” (traditional Chinese red packet of money) along with Chinese coins; this is believed to serve to increase your income and enhance wealth luck. You can also choose to place the loose coins into the angpow itself, activating the powers of potent wealth emblems. 5) Place Chinese coins into the wealth vases or ships that you keep around your home. Filling them with treasures symbolizes an everlasting flow of prosperity. 6) Coins, because of their strong metal energies, are most powerful when placed in the North, West and Northwest corners. 7) It is very beneficial to place hundreds of Chinese coins around your home in discreet places, such as under floor boards or inside wall planks. This is especially true for those involved with business and intense money-making, and is it believed that living in a nest of coins will work very effectively in increasing all-round wealth luck. If you are renovating your house, you may scatter these coins on the ground before any flooring or tiling work is done. 8) The Northwest sector is the generator of Mentor Luck (Feng Shui Bagua Formula), and is of the Metal element; placing a chest of Chinese coins underground in the Northwest corner of your yard or garden will activate this element; this is believed to increase both serious fortune luck for the patriarch and wealth for the whole family. Mentor Luck, Nobleman Luck or "Gui Ren" luck is the kind of luck that will bring you a good samaritan or someone kind and helpful who will give you a lending hand or a life-changing push during times of distress, trouble and difficulty; not necessarily in the form of money but also opportunities, wise advice, support, encouragement or simply be there to listen. The Chinese coins so should be cleansed every Lunar New Year. If you choose, you can place them in a singing bowl and refresh with incense, or you can simply purchase new sets as they are inexpensive.