4 FANS AND 20 ON A CLOCK

$44.00

Girl…what time is it?

Well…look at that…it is 4 fans and 20!

  • Wooden Frame
  • A Healthy 10" Diameter Watch Face
  • Plexiglass Face
  • Pre-installed hook on backside
  • For indoor use only please
  • Requires one AA battery which is not included
  • And now, a warning
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Description

For the Superstitious:

Many believe that giving a clock as a gift is a bad omen. Stemming from Chinese culture and language. Saying 'giving a clock' (送钟 sòng zhōng /song jong/) sounds exactly like the Chinese words for 'attending a funeral ritual' (送终 sòng zhōng) and thus it is bad luck to gift clocks or watches.

On top of that, clocks and watches also symbolize the running out of time. This is especially true for seniors. Giving a clock or watch as a gift is the biggest no-no in Chinese culture.

However; there may be ways around this. Include something with the clock that your friend will give back to you as payment for the clock. The same superstition surrounds giving knives or sharp objects as gifts as the sharp object symbolized the cutting of ties. The way around that has been suggested to tape a coin to the knife, which the recipient then turns around and gives the coin in payment for the knife received.

I learnt of this superstition around 15 years ago when a, then, realtively new friend gave me a beautiful watch and a knife. The watch was for me and the knife was for me to give back to him to symbolize the cutting of any bad luck, energy or superstitions. He remains one of my closest friends today. A brother.

Just something to think about. Please enjoy. turnipHed.

SHIPPING

Shipping works a little bit different at TURNIP TEEZ. Being part of an artist collective network; some of the pieces in your order may come from just around the corner to you and some may come from across international borders. So, to balance it all out and try and make shipping easy; the more you spend the more discount you earn against your shipping charges.

When your TURNIP TEEZ totals hit the subtotal amounts listed below; your cart totals will automatically adjust, to offset any shipping charges; still giving you the freedom to decide which shipping method (when avaialable) suits you best.

» Subtotal of $100 to $199 - receive an instant $5 credit
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MADE TO ORDER

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