Friday, December 15, 2006

Lovely Toy Pigs Popular in Yangzhou

Lovely Toy pigs pictureA shop assistant shows toy pigs at a store on Yangzhou, Jiangsu Province, Monday, Dec. 4, 2006. Pig ornaments become popular in China as next year is the Year of the Boar according to the Chinese traditional lunar calendar.

Lovely Toys Popular pictureAdd to the fact that out of the five Chinese elements metal,wood,water,fire and earth 2007 is the year of metal,or gold,and people are expected to snaffle up the pig bars.

China first issued the pig toys of New year 2007 to commemorate the lunar new year in 2007, the Year of the Sheep. The Toys pig in China were sold for 92 yuan per gram.

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