Sheep Enamel Lapel Pins
Do you know the meaning when you wear a sheep custom enamel pin?
Sheep were the most closely related animal food to the life of the ancients.
The sheep accompanied the Chinese nation into civilization.
It has a deep historical origin with the development of the traditional culture of the Chinese nation.
It influences the emergence and development of Chinese characters, diet, morality, etiquette, aesthetics and other cultures.
The origin of sheep
Sheep are one of the six animals, as early as in the matriarchal clan commune period.
The primitive inhabitants living in the grassland areas of northern China have begun to hunt sheep along the lake with abundant water and grass.
Xu Shenshi of the Han Dynasty said, “Beauty, Ganye”.
From sheep to sheep. “In the late Ming and early Qing Dynasties, Qu Dajun adopted Xu Shen’s model.
In Guangdong Xinyu, it said: “There are few sheep and many fish in the southeast, people on the coast do not know the taste of sheep, and there are many sheep and few fish in the northwest, and so do their people.
They are both rare and have both, so the words “fish” and “sheep” are “fresh”. ”
“Sheep” and “auspicious” holidays.
Dong Zhongshu, a great Confucian in the Western Han Dynasty, said, “Sheep, good luck, so good etiquette is used. “Han Shu Nanyue Zhi” records: “When your nephew, there are five-color sheep, think Rui. ”
The sheep badge gives us some specific meanings.
1 Health preservation, main diet sheep first
2 Delicious, Hexie Sheep as the Source
Fish and sheep cooked together, fish is not fishy, sheep is not muddy, delicious taste.
This is the summary of the ancestors’perception in their dietary life.
“Fish” and “sheep” constitute the “fresh” of Chinese characters, which is the testimony of our ancestors that the understanding of “fresh” originated from fish and sheep. “Sheep”, “big” is “beauty”. Beauty originates from sheep.
We often use “delicious” to describe delicious food.
It can be seen that “fresh” and “beautiful” are connected.
According to the original meaning of “beauty” in Shuowen, it means “Gan”; “Gan, beauty is also.”
It can be seen that sweet and beautiful are interlinked. Beauty originates from the taste of sheep.
3 The State of Etiquette is the Most Important Sheep
China is a country of etiquette. The word “sheep” is embedded in etiquette.
In ancient times, sheep were not only meals, but also sacrificial offerings. The “sign” part of the word “auspicious” means “sacrificial table”. Before Shang and Zhou Dynasties, the three animals in the most solemn sacrifices to the “prison” were sacrificed.
Or do not use the sacrifice of cattle “Shaojang”, there must be sheep.
The three animals offered for sacrifice must be pure color. The cattle name of pure color dedicated to sacrifice must be “Jia”.
There are also “sheep” in the word “Yao”. Sheep is the “animal” for the progress of the Chinese nation.
4 Virtues, Pleasure “Sheep” Visible Beauty
Sheep are naturally beautiful, symbolizing purity and preciousness.
In China, both the original meaning of beauty and aesthetic consciousness originate from eating.
The original aesthetic consciousness contained in the word “beauty”, namely the aesthetic sense of taste, is the pioneer of other human aesthetics.
The worship of taste aesthetics is the source of human aesthetic activities.
Another saying about the origin of the word “beauty” is that it originated from the ancients who wore horns to sing and dance when they were working or celebrating.