The symbolic meaning of holding hands is the connection between two people and the feeling of safety while in the company of a loved one. According to the New York Times, holding hands denotes affection, protection and c... More »

In some cultures, people believe that birthmarks predict future traits of an infant. For example, some believe that a birthmark on the baby's foot is an indication that she will travel a lot as an adult, while a mark on ... More »

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The seahorse has come to symbolize patience, protection, contentment and generosity. The seahorse gained symbolic and mystical meaning because the Ancient Greeks and Romans, European alchemists and the Chinese believed t... More »

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The scarab beetle, or dung beetle, is associated with death and rebirth or eternal life. Though the best-known culture revering scarab beetles was ancient Egypt, the scarab beetle is a widespread symbol throughout the an... More »

A rabbit symbolizes the start of springtime around Easter. Other symbolic meanings associated with a rabbit include lunar cycle fertility and longevity, but these meanings are not as enduring as the Easter symbol. More »

The color lavender is used to symbolize refinement, grace, elegance and decadence. Lavender is also viewed as a color that shows femininity, in addition to being used to represent homosexuality. This is because it is the... More »

The bluebird traditionally stands for happiness. The phrase "bluebird of happiness" was originally coined by playwright Maurice Maeterlinck in his 1908 play "The Blue Bird" and has since entered the popular lexicon. In t... More »