How do you read tea leaf symbols? The cup is divided into three parts. The rim designates the present; the side, events not far distant; and the bottom the distant future. The nearer the symbols appear to the handle the nearer to fulfillment will be the events foretold.
What does an octopus mean in tea leaves? Here are some examples of symbols and their meanings… Bell – Unexpected news; if near the top of the cup the news is good. Fish – Good fortune. Box – You are about to receive a gift. Octopus – Warning. Shell – You will find a simple treasure.
What happens during a tea leaf reading? The idea behind reading tea leaves is that whilst drinking, a person’s movements affect the leaves swirling around so that when they settle the shapes are unique to them. It is then up to the reader to interpret these shapes.
What does a seahorse mean in tea leaves? According to Wright and Marrama, seahorses can be interpreted as lucky and a source of protection, which I took as a welcome sign.