The popular name for the calabash is bottle gourd. It is particularly auspicious in both Chinese and Japanese cultures and has a wide range of applications.The gourd is known as hulu in Chinese. The first letter, hu, is a homophone of the words meaning blessing and "to protect or guard". Small children used to have hulu tied to their backs in the past in case they fell into a river, stream, or ocean. The hulu is a common charm used to ward against illnesses and evil spirits.Numerous Taoist immortals, including Iron-Crutch Li, were seen carrying gourds in Chinese mythology. The immortals also used the gourd to store medicines, elixirs of magic, and other substances.
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Metals Type: Copper Metal Alloy
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Size: Height 1.18 in. * Diameter .051 in.
Height 1.18 in. * Diameter .051 in.
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