5 things you should never give as a gift: signs and superstitions

By Jurassic JennJun 2, 2024 17:35 PMSuperstitions
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Different cultures believe that some items given as gifts bring bad luck.

Although these beliefs may differ, it is interesting to explore the common superstitions associated with specific objects. SSPDaily has told about it in more detail.

Knives, scissors, and sharp objects

According to popular beliefs, sharp objects bring negative energy and bad luck, so it is better to buy them personally rather than give them to others.

Watches

Beliefs related to watches have different roots. For example, in Chinese culture, gifting a watch means counting down the time left in life. Giving a watch to a loved one is often seen as a harbinger of disagreement or separation.

Books

It is believed that giving a book to a spouse can provoke infidelity, contributing to an atmosphere of mistrust.

Empty dishes

Superstition says that giving empty dishes can lead to financial difficulties. However, it is believed that if you fill the dishes with something symbolic, such as a coin, it will bring happiness and prosperity.

Wallets

Although a wallet may seem like an innocent gift, it is believed that if given or received empty, it can bring financial difficulties. On the contrary, it is believed that if you put money in a wallet, it will attract wealth.

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