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collage grasshopper * The Chinese symbol for Luck and Abundance.
* The grasshopper symbolizes the uncanny leaps forward.
* Grasshopper are innovators, forward-thinkers, and those who progress in life by unorthodox methods. This is because grasshopper symbolism recognizes tremendous leaps of faith, impressive jumps in progress and consistent forward momentum.
* Those with this totem are likely to aim high, and achieve amazing feats – they take great leaps where others fear to tread (or jump, in this case).
* The Grasshopper is profound for its symbolism, one of immortality dating back to ancient Greek mythology.
* Greeks covered themselves with golden grasshoppers for good luck and as a sign of nobility.
* The mythic Celtic Queen Mab, midwife to the fairies, had a carriage made from grasshopper wings.
*  Grasshopper is a symbol of creation to many Native American cultures and whole nations call themselves ‘Grasshopper People’.
*   Ancient Egyptians believed wearing grasshopper amulets warded off locust plagues.
*   In Japan Grasshopper good luck charms are worn.
*    The grasshopper, symbol of industry and personal emblem of Sir Thomas Gresham who founded the Royal Exchange, is to be found all over the City of London even today.


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