Bagua pendants are beautiful fashion accessories that protect the wearer from negative energy while bringing good fortune.
The bagua, sometimes referred to as pakua, is one of the most important and basic tools of feng shui. Using the bagua map, feng shui practitioners can determine areas of their homes or offices that need a change or would benefit from a feng shui cure.
The bagua symbol, a yin yang surrounded by the eight trigrams of the I-Ching arranged in an octagonal shape, is used in many feng shui cures both inside and outside of the home. It protects the home or office from harmful negative energy. The center yin yang represents the duality found in everything in the universe. The eight trigrams represent many things including:
- The eight navigational directions
- Life situations
- Family members
- Aspects of nature
- Personality traits
When worn as a pendant a bagua symbol wards off shar qi, or negative energies and evil. The wearer is protected from accidents and harm. Bagua necklaces also draw good luck, prosperity and good health to the wearer.There are beautiful pendants with the bagua symbol that look wonderful worn by women, men and children. A common practice is giving a young child a bagua necklace when they are born. Parents often pin the pendant to the baby's clothing to help keep them safe and healthy.
Examples of Pendants with the Bagua Symbol
Bagua necklaces and pendants come in a variety of materials, styles and designs. The prices of these lovely bagua amulets range from a few dollars to many thousands of dollars. The following is a sampling of the many beautiful bagua necklaces and pendants you can find online.
One of the most popular materials used in making a pendant with the bagua symbol is jade. In the Chinese culture, jade is known as the stone of heaven and is believed to be the complete embodiment of yin and yang in a material form. It is said to have the qualities of both heaven and earth. It links the spiritual and physical worlds together.
Wearing a pendant of jade wards off misfortune and bad luck while bringing good health and a feeling of vitality. When a person wears a jade pendant with a bagua symbol, the protection provided by the talisman is greatly increased. This type of pendant also gives the wearer a great sense of power and balance.
There are two different types of jade used to make bagua necklaces and pedants, hard and soft jade. Hard jade is called jadeite or Burmese Jade and soft jade is called nephrite. A resin material that resembles jade is also used and is sold at a much lower price then authentic jade pendants. Natural jade comes in many different colors including:
- Various shades of green
The colors can be pure or have shades and hints of mixed colors.
More Styles of Pendants with Bagua Symbols
- A beautiful hand carved bagua and dragon pendant made from jadeite is offered at Chinese Zodiac Symbols
- Several sizes of pendants with bagua symbols crafted in 14 karat gold
With the wide variety of styles and designs of bagua pendants available, choosing one to wear is a great way to show your love for feng shui while benefiting from the protective energies of this powerful symbol.