In Europe, North America and Asia, the owl is a "lucky bird" that brings happiness as a god of wisdom and of longevity. The owl is thought of as a messenger of God, a symbol of wisdom and a bird that has spiritual power. It is a very auspicious bird that brings longevity, the god of learning, safety within the home, a turnaround of fate, rising family fortunes and a lack of hardships. Also, as it can turn its neck 180 degrees, it is related to foresight and business prosperity.
In Japanese the word owl is related to "no hardships", "perpetual youth" "inviting luck" "pearl of wisdom" and "good luck".
This Kutani-yaki ornament is made of porcelain, and created using gorgeous colors, together with advanced painting techniques, enhancing the value of this good luck charm. Whether used as an ornament, or given as a gift or souvenir, this is sure to cause great pleasure.